I’m Jessica, a wearer of many hats who is lucky enough to call Long Island, NY home. I am a devoted wife, avid animal lover, and all around goofball. I love the beach, music, cooking, and anything pink, and I am obsessed with traveling as much as I possibly can! Welcome to my online time capsule, I am so glad you are here :)  read more...

Top 8 Adorable Halloween Treats

Top 8 Adorable Halloween Treats

There is something so special about making yummy food look cute, and Halloween is no exception! Putting a little extra effort to make something look adorable is a sure way to put a smile on anyone’s face! I have been a Pinterest user ever since the site was launched so i have tons of pins…

We’ve Been Nominated!!

We’ve Been Nominated!!

My photography company Dulce Photography & Design has been nominated for the Best of Long Island awards!! This is huge for my business partner Natalie and I as we have only been in business since January of this year! Isn’t that cool? Needless to say, we are insanely excited and need help getting to #1! Voting…

Sexy and she knows it!

Sexy and she knows it!

smart, funny, sexy, adorable, positive, caring, modest, gorgeous…i can go on and on about this amazing client, but i think you get the point! this seductive boudoir shoot was taken as a gift for the future hubby…think he will like it?? I can not say it enough: i love my job!!!!! see more of this…

Hyperemesis gravidarum: it sucks.

Hyperemesis gravidarum: it sucks.

A big announcement came from the Royal family yesterday: the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are expecting baby #2! Kate is about 2 months along, and the parents couldn’t be happier! Usually this sort of news would not be made public before the three month preggo mark, but for the second time Kate is…

Blogger Crush: TheLondoner.me

Blogger Crush: TheLondoner.me

my little blogger crush all started back when this blog came to fruition…for days i was researching “blogs” and “how to start a blog” soaking up tons of information. among the many things i saw was “you have to purchase a url, you must think of a clever name, you need a niche!”. i had…

The Cranky Dieter

The Cranky Dieter

today starts a very dreaded, but very needed, diet for me. i’ve never really been a person that lives healthy, but getting older and wanting to start a family forces me to want to change. not only do i hate to diet, i also despise exercise. not a great combo for someone who loves everything…

Family is everything…

Family is everything…

“Family is not an important thing, it’s everything!” i love this quote, and it fit perfectly with the beautiful family my partner and I shot this past weekend! we had such a great time at the beach with Tara, Grayson, and Giada! have you ever had a professional photoshoot with you and your family? did you…

Musical Mondays: Jason Mraz

Musical Mondays: Jason Mraz

if you are a fan of jason mraz like me {hugeeeeeeeee fan, HUGE!}, you can agree that he is undeniably one of the most talented, uplifting, and positive singer-song writers out there! from soulful ballads and motivating lyrics to scatting and rapping, it’s difficult to place jason mraz in a specific genre…this man can do it all!…

Engagement Shoot with Jesse & April

Engagement Shoot with Jesse & April

capturing the love between two people during an engagement shoot is really something to see… but when it’s your close friends it’s even more special! jesse is marrying his soulmate april next summer in aruba and we {my husband and i} are in the wedding! can not tell you how excited i was when these two…

Jealous much?!

Jealous much?!

being jealous is not something that i am used to. my parents raised me to appreciate myself and what i have in life. my husband has always made me feel so special and jealousy is never really an issue…much (don’t forget i am a spanish woman!). so whyyyyyy do i break out in tears every…

Musical Mondays: Lenka

Musical Mondays: Lenka

the first time my ears were blessed to hear a Lenka tune was during an Old Navy commercial around 2008. i immediately knew i had to find out who this eccentric pop singer was…and i am so glad i did because she has been one of my favorite artists ever since!! the super bubbly Australian…

KKTTH #4 – French Montana Edition

KKTTH #4 – French Montana Edition

i love how a picture of khloe kardashians perfectly covered ass {posted by her bf, french montana} can cause such a ruckus. just look how nice it is! i mean, would you not agree?? you dont have to love it, but dont hate on it either! i have seen countless instagram accounts dedicated to half naked buttocks…

Musical Mondays: Sam Smith

Musical Mondays: Sam Smith

sam smith. sam friggin smith. can not even begin to tell you how officially obsessed i have become with his music!!! i was alerted to sam smith a few weeks ago from my very musically inclined cousin/sister/best friend 🙂 he is a 20-something british crooner who started singing as a child and is steadily making…

Boudoir shoot with Miss Gina

Boudoir shoot with Miss Gina

our boudoir shoot with miss gina was a phenomenal one! its not too often you get a client as humble as gina, who is also uber sexy! check out the rest of her beautiful photos on the photography page 🙂

KKTTH #3 – I knew you were trouble!

KKTTH #3 – I knew you were trouble!

looks like big trouble in little hamptons! in the latest round of kardashian drama, hamptons residents are being urged to call the authorities if they witness any taping of the Keeping up with the Kardashians spin-off, Kourtney and Khloe Take The Hamptons, on any beaches out here… i wonder if the kardashians ever ran into…

Wordless Wednesday: Week #1

Wordless Wednesday: Week #1

wordless wednesday is exactly what it sounds like – no words, just pics! i am a sucker for quotes – inspirational, funny, sassy, mean…whatever the quote, if i like it i post it. if you follow me on facebook, instagram, twitter, and/or google+ you will most likely see my quote posts – but if you…

#100happydays – Challenge Accepted!

#100happydays – Challenge Accepted!

with family drama {which i will not get into here!!} and the craziness of every day life slowly taking me over, i have wracked my brain for a way to de-stress and make myself happy again… then i found this #100happydays photo challenge and said why the hell not?! so i gathered up three of my…

Instagram Blog Hop #24 | Dreaming of Leaving

Instagram Blog Hop #24 | Dreaming of Leaving

Happy Monday! As some of you know, I love Instagram, I think it’s such a nice way to stay connected with other bloggers & readers. Be sure to follow your hosts & co-hosts!  Let’s have another fun party & make some new friends & remember, you do not have to have a blog to link up, just an Instagram profile! Rules: 1. Follow your…

Very First Maternity Shoot!!

Very First Maternity Shoot!!

my business partner and i {natalie} were asked to travel to northern new jersey to shoot the most loving couple we have ever dealt with…Jenny and Jerameel are expecting their first child in a few months, and their excitement for the baby’s arrival was very evident! These clients made our job extremely easy with their awesome…

Happy anniversary to my one and only love

Happy anniversary to my one and only love

by the time this posts, greg and i will be on our way to our anniversary getaway! this sunday, june 8th 2014, makes one blissful year of marriage! happy anniversary to us <3 we will be celebrating at gurneys resort in montauk  for three full days, very excited! we could really use some time away from…