Hello, new friend! I am so glad you are here. This is my blog / journal / safe space to randomly vent and write creatively about all the goings-on at CEP. Thank you for stopping in and checking this out. I already appreciate you. Here are some fun things you can look forward to when reading this blog: lots and lots of personal/miscellaenous adventures, adorable little families, the sweetest, most fun-loving couples to ever grace your computer screen, and SO. MUCH. MORE.

families, engagements, weddings & everything in between.

Welcome to the blog

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In case you live under a rock, or you aren’t from around here, the Northeast was blasted with a winter storm yesterday (expected to continue until tomorrow morning) and it was a doozy. Like, shoveling your car out for 2 hours type of doozy. Like, up to your knees type of doozy. Like, gimme all […]

snow day!

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This past weekend a majority of my family, as well as some extended family and friends, drove up to our family friend’s camp on Schroon Lake. It is always a magical, beautiful time and we all enjoyed each other’s company. We ate great food, sat by the fire, talked & talked–it was the perfect way […]

weekend at the lake

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My Aunt Laura asked my family and I to do some product photography for a stadium blanket she is trying to sell. I would take the photos, and my sister and her boyfriend were asked to model. Instead, my mom and dad decided to test the waters and we staged a setup in their backyard […]

having a little fun

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But who wouldn’t be? Look at this cutie. She loves sitting in the warm sun spots in our dining room and she was so darn adorable standing there that I had to snap a few photos. She was such a good girl, and quite obviously a natural model. #modelstatus So here’s some furry cuteness to […]

so I might be slightly obsessed with my dog

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In the Dollard household, Sundays are pretty much our favorite day of the week. Vin and I lounge in our pajamas nearly the entire day. We spend the majority of the morning sleeping in, or just laying in bed. Minnie is there, too, of course. She’s actually the biggest bum of us all. She is […]

lazy sundays at our house

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This morning was a beautiful autumn morning, with a slight chill in the air and a crispness that can only be felt during October. The moment I stepped outside to walk the dog, I had made up my mind about what I was going to do today. I made a quick shopping list on my […]

homemade apple pie

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It’s my favorite time of the year and I’m here to show off some of our autumn house décor, as well as some neat little Halloween party invitations that I designed. Hope you enjoy…

happy autumn!

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So as some of you already know (because I can’t stop talking about it), yesterday I had my mini sessions in my parents’ yard and they went so swimmingly that I will continue to talk about them. So much so that I’m writing a blog post about it a day later. #humblebrag I posted a […]

dark + creamy

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Hello there, friends. It’s ya girl Clare here just poppin’ in to say HEYYYY, but also to let you know about some new things going on over here at Clare Dollard Photography & Design. As of the 4th of July, my rates have gone up and I will no longer be offering free sessions or […]

just some things

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