Entries Tagged as 'Family'

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Most Original Costume and People’s Choice Winners | jookie’s 6th Annual Halloween Fundraiser

Time for the exciting conclusion of jookie’s 6th Annual Halloween Costume Contest and Fundraiser.  Thank you SO much to all of the wonderful families that participated this year.  You made it the best fundraiser we’ve had yet – and for a very important cause in helping to find a cure for children’s leukemia. We hope […]

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

PRIZES announced | jookie’s 6th annual Halloween costume contest and fundraiser | chicago childrens portrait studio

It’s only one week away!  The 6th annual jookie Halloween Costume Contest and Fundraiser.  We’ve been hard at work gathering donations from local businesses for the prize baskets for Cutest (baby and big kid categories), Most Original and Scariest costumes.  There are hundreds of dollars in prizes to win! A very special thank you to […]

Monday, September 26th, 2011

your extended family session made easy by jookie, a portrait boutique, chicago family photographer

What’s harder than getting everyone together at the same time? Getting everyone looking good at the same time. Well, jookie has solutions to both of these challenges. If you can get everyone together – grandparents, bachelor younger brother, married sister with three kids, older brother and his partner and their teenager – perfect.  If not, […]

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Early Holiday Card Special | chicago childrens photographer

So many of you are already purchasing your holiday cards now that you’ve had your recent summer session.  If you order your holiday cards by October 14th, you receive 10 additional cards for every 40 ordered. (Our regular holiday card ordering deadline is November 19th.) If you haven’t booked your fall family session yet, let […]

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

pancake jookie winners announced | chicago children’s portrait studio

This contest was so much fun for us (as we hope it was for you)!  It was so neat to see pancake jookie popping up around the world during your summer travels.  He’s a true globe trotter now. Our categories were for Most Creative Home Location, Most Original Location, Farthest Location From Home, Best Use […]

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Award winning kids musican Laura Doherty to play jookie’s 5th birthday party | chicago childrens photographer

And if having Laura Doherty here wasn’t enough, stop by for delicious cupcakes from Bleeding Heart Bakery, a souvenir photo booth, goody bags for the first 20 families (including the latest CD from The Dreamtree Shakers and FIVE of the bags will contain a complimentary pass to Pickle’s Playroom), and a drawing to win a […]

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

jookie is play | urban photo session | chicago family photographer

Our 2011 campaign “Five months of 5 ” marches on.  June represents the theme of PLAY, and we are planning to play a lot this summer.  Coming up Saturday, June 11 is the jookie Pignic, sponsored by our friends at Piggy Toes.  In addition to our piggie open house, we want to offer a special […]

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

a jookie Pignic with guest volunteer from Red Door Animal Shelter | sponsored by Piggy Toes

jookie was named after a guinea pig so we are especially excited to finally host a guinea pig event! Sponsored by our wonderful business neighbor Piggy Toes (who have both Lincoln Square and Lincoln Park locations), please join us Saturday, June 11th from 10 am to 2 pm as we host a “Pignic” with the […]

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

pancake jookie contest | chicago children’s photographer

Today, May 17th, is a big day here at jookie for many reasons. Reason #1: Jill is celebrating her 10th year anniversary as a professional children’s photographer. Reason #2: Five years ago today Jill got jookie’s business license. Reason #3: jookie’s 2011 annual newsletter (in the form of a 28 page catalog) is landing in […]

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Lincoln Square Cub Scout Pinewood Derby 2011 | chicago kids photographer

A few weeks ago jookie was asked to be one of the sponsors for the annual Pinewood Derby for local Cub Scouts Pack 3894, and I was asked to be a guest judge. How fun does that sound? To make it even more fun, I brought my camera along with a fast 1.2 lens. It […]