Category Archives: Around Here

Oregon Country Fair 2017

A few years back, we were visiting Orcas Island and I decided that is was a good time to get my fair cut. It just happened that the lady selling these hand crafted punched tin lanterns at the farmer’s market, also had a salon on the waterfront and knew just the thing to do with…

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Around Here | The Importance of Nourishment

Here at the Brundage Homestead we provide many forms of nourishment.  We feed our animals, grains for our chickens and hay for our rabbit; we fertilize our plants with organic amendments (Did you know you can make a quick and free balanced fertilizer for your garden with nothing but grass clippings or weeds and water?)…

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Around Here | A Flower by Any Other Name

We have this chicken. Her name is Flower.  She is a Freedom Ranger chicken, a breed that is typically referred to as a “meat chicken” since they are grown and harvested for meat rather than for eggs.  Flower is a rescue; Evergreen State College raised a brood of these birds during the Practices of Organic…

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Around Here | Maybe the groundhog was right

Did you all hear the news?  Punxsutawney Phil, the famous forbearer of Spring, did not see his shadow this February 2nd.  I will take that as a win.  Speaking of groundhogs….by coincidence while homeschooling my daughter this month we found out that a groundhog is the same thing as a woodchuck, thanks to the living…

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Around Here | Starting Little

Winter does not suit our family.  The dark gloomy days seem to drown our spirits and if I had to describe the season in just one word it would be: difficult.  As you can imagine we haven’t spent a lot of time outside working on our urban homestead.  Actually the kids and I don’t mind…

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Around Here | Really Really Real Life

Did I say last month was my busiest month ever? Scratch that – October was even busier! I am so completely grateful, yet overwhelmed, that my business is blossoming after returning from maternity leave.  Its scary to take time off when you are a sole proprietor…there is no one else to ensure that I don’t…

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Once Upon a Time…

You have worked hard to bring this new life into the world. Celebrate your story by capturing these first fleeting moments together - You have earned it!

Sometimes the smallest things

take up the most room in your heart

- Winnie the Pooh

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Butterfly Kiss Photography is a Tacoma Newborn Photographer with a studio located in Sumner Washington, near Seattle, Tacoma, Bonney Lake, Puyallup, Olympia and the surrounding areas. Tami Brundage specializes in beautiful organic newborn photography, baby photos up to age one, and outdoor family sessions.

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