All I can say is, WOW and thank you!! What a year it has been!¬†From the bottom of my heart, I could not be more touched and honored, so thank you! I am excited to announce that Yael Pachino Photography won “The Knot Best of Weddings 2019” and I could not have done it […]

Life with YPP, words of the week, YP Life

December 11, 2018

Yael Pachino Photography Won “The Knot Best of Weddings 2019!”


Raise your hand if you get anxiety when your friends start talking about this years Secret Santa, Hanukah Harry or White Elephant parties… I know I do! I find myself always overthinking what to get, looking at things that are just WAY over budget or choosing things that are just too basic; but not this […]

words of the week, YP Life

November 17, 2018

Yael’s 2018 Top 10 Holiday Gifts under $50


” We have been together ever since…” Sarah said with a huge smile on her face. As we walked away from the Starbucks, the place they went on their first date, I couldn’t help but thinking about Sarah and Ron eight years ago. I couldn’t help but think about the adorable and lovely University of […]

Couples Portraits, Engagements, YP Life

November 6, 2018

A Fall Georgetown, DC Engagement: Sarah & Ron


Photo credit: Robert Goldberg : ) One week later:¬† As I walked out of the metro station and turned to face DC’s Chinatown, I put my hand on the camera bag that was hanging from my shoulder. My Dad let me borrow his Canon Rebel and I was terrified of loosing it. I started walking […]

Life with YPP, Personal, words of the week, YP Life

October 29, 2018

How YPP began Part 2


  I am not the only writer in my family… I actually am one of three. My beautiful sister who just moved to Israel with her family of six, blogs about their move, their transition and everything in between. My mom, took a more of an old school approach and went ahead and published two […]

Personal, words of the week, YP Life

October 17, 2018

My First Featured Writing… (Published by Mama Pachino)


“You need to just get a hobby” Ayelet said as I was sitting across from her at the table in her College Park, Maryland apartment as she was making her infamous caramel cookies. She was literally the best baker and I loved nothing more than pretending like I was helping her create her delicious masterpieces. […]

Life with YPP, Personal, YP Life

September 28, 2018

How YPP began… Part 1