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Hi, I’m Caty! I’m a portrait photographer uplifting ladies & the men they adore in the vocation we call family life. Raising a family is the hardest job out there so let’s celebrate the milestones each year with grace & style. Caty Dunlap Photography: Celebrating family. Celebrating love. Celebrating life. 

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July 19, 2019

Like A Boss

One, two, three o’clock, four o’clock, rock Five, six, seven o’clock, eight o’clock, rock Nine, ten, eleven o’clock, twelve o’clock, rock We’re gonna rock around the clock tonight Bill Haley’s upbeat song is the perfect introduction for this week’s Migraine Chronicles because we’re going to talk about steroid-induced insomnia! Your mind ticks as fast as […]

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The Happiest Place on Earth

Personal, Silver Linings

July 12, 2019

Dancing Disney prince & princesses before my eyes! Everywhere I turn. I couldn’t believe it. Maybe in Fantasyland, the theme land where Walt Disney described as the land of, “timeless land of enchantment, the age of chivalry, magic and make-believe are reborn and fairy tales come true. Fantasyland is dedicated to the young at heart […]

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July 11, 2019

My Dreams Come True Weekend

The Migraine Chronicles: Week 2, Part I 2018 sucked hard. There I said it. If you do the math, someone who suffers from chronic migraines must have a minimum of 192 migraine days a year. I really don’t like doing the math. But in 2018, I had two, intractable 3-month migraines on top of the […]

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California Retreat 2.0 Testimonial

For Photographers

July 10, 2019

You may have seen her phenomenal work on YouTube but can you image having the opportunity to stop & ask Ana Brandt, legendary maternity & newborn photographer, a question during the video? I had that chance in person in her studio during the 3-day California 2.0 Retreat. Ana teaches maternity clinics & baby clinics across […]

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July 4, 2019

A Soul on Fire

The Migraine Chronicles: Week 1 Thank you, God, for my chronic migraines. Yes, you heard me right. And I’m not being sarcastic. At least not this time. There are many blogs out there about chronic pain & how to manage it. This is not that blog. I’ll let them do that job & do it […]

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The Migraine Chronicles: Silver Linings

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July 3, 2019

On my desk is a mason jar of silver linings, pieces of paper with moments in time I found gratitude during a storm. (It’s much prettier now than the notepad in my phone. Lol) It reminds me to keep an attitude of gratitude. And on an immediate level, I can pull one out when I’m […]

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June 26, 2019


I can show you the world Shining, shimmering splendid Tell me, princess, now when did You last let your heart decide?”

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Treat Yo Self


June 24, 2019

I’m a Summer girl all the way! There is something about this season that gets me energized. It started when I was younger & the summer had all the best ingredients: no school, the pool & my birthday. But even now as an adult I feel my spirits lifted during my time. And it’s here! […]

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Newborn Photography

June 18, 2019

Round Rock Newborn Portraits

Baby Ren, Jet Setter Can you imagine telling your child a love story that began abroad? Karleigh & Steve will. They met in Kazakhstan but after summer break they will return home to Moldova where a very special crib awaits Ren. You could hear the heart in mom’s words as she described the crib she […]

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Lion’s Daring Escape


June 7, 2019

Shoot! Lion escaped! How did Lion escape? Little kids in front yard. Can’t give chase just yet. Water running. Don’t waste water. Plus, don’t waste money. Why is dad in my head, right now of all times? (Turn off the hose. Get 3 kids inside.) Oh no! His tags are off. That’s okay. Worst case […]

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