WellesleyWeston Magazine

SPRING 2016

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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ment pillow being a best-selling item, but also monogrammed items for the home." As for how she manages to do it, Rubinstein points out that, "Nap time is a blessing. My second child, Olivia, is a good napper and sleeps for two to four hours in the afternoon while my older son is at school or activities. I use that time to sneak into my basement office, next to the playroom, and work!" Lisa Neighbors, Lisa Neighbors Photographs Like some of the other mompreneurs, Lisa Neighbors, a native of Wellesley, current res- ident, and mother of two, started her pho- tography business before she had her two daughters. It wasn't as straight as a career path as one might assume, given that Neighbors studied photography at Syracuse. "Ironically, the photography curriculum at Syracuse was so grueling that I didn't want to look through camera again when I gradu- ated," shares Neighbors, who pursued a career as a producer for advertising firms in both New York and San Francisco. It took years for Neighbors to reconsider photography. "When my friends started getting married, I reconsidered a career in photography. So I started shooting their weddings on weekends and editing at night while I worked full time at Levi's as an advertising producer. I did this for a number of years until I knew I could support myself financially and then went out 136 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s p r i n g 2 0 1 6 business "a natural evolution" Lauren & Lola personalized hats

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