Are you getting married in the near future? Or maybe just looking for the perfect gift for your sweetie? We are here to help you out! We have created a unique grooms gift guide to get your ideas flowing! At Hot Tomato we have spent quite a few hours around brides and over the years, Read More
Today is another lesson on what to wear for your Hot Tomato Portraits Session. We get so many questions about clothing from our clients and rightly so – it can so confusing and overwhelming to choose just the right outfit! This is a case of “Less is More”. Ms. M had the most gorgeous, auburn curls Read More
This post is an old one I started but never shared on the blog. I need you all to know more about my why, what makes me tick and my path to being a woman that works to empower other women. xoxoxo Andi I ordered a couple of bikini’s from Forever21 Plus last week. I Read More
A little black book will have a BIG impact. Hot Tomato loves to tell a story with images. Flip through this fiery selection and see if you can guess the plot twist! Fill out our Contact Form and we will get you booked right away. Read More
THE DEAL-12/6/16 5-8pm only: Hot Tomato dollar amount gift certificates up to $500 Big Spender Special- Free Big O session ($395 value) with package purchase of $1299 or more. TO DO: My next 48 hours are not too shabby, folks. Pack sun dresses, bikinis and passport into a carry-on Shop for top shelf Read More
My mother always grew Morning Glories around my childhood home. In my fast paced childhood, I can remember thinking “When I’m older and have nothing else to do, I’m gonna sit and watch those vines reach out and grab the next link in the fence.” How do they know where to go? Do they look Read More
“Stay Tuned” was how I ended my last post. The next day my sister overdosed on heroin.
Mom held her as she seized in the ER. Dad paced the hall with his hand fixed over his mouth. I made phone calls. Our work, political agenda, domestic duties, holiday preparations, social obligations and personal priorities were checked at the hospital doors. Read More
I want the same thing for myself as I want for my vegetables…To grow strong and colorful, to nourish those that care for me, to leave behind quality seed and to die as organic compost”
I wrote that note on Facebook soon after I opened my account in 2009. Hot Tomato wasn’t a twinkle in my eye or even ink on my skin yet. I homeschooled. I gardened. I hung herbs around my kitchen. I watched my little girls chase butterflies and build fairy houses.
Facebook recently asked me if I’d like to update my bio. I read the current version and thought “Oh geez, how antiquated! Yes, I must update with something sassy that tells the world that I am a powerful Hot Tomato!” Then I read it again. Read More
Here’s a very real cell phone picture I took yesterday sitting at my kitchen table so that I could better illustrate my state of mind to my best friend, Rachel on Facebook Messenger. “An appropriate uniform for today,” I wrote. “Mama Bear.” Read More
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