The Downey Family

This family session is oozing with personality thanks to one sweet little toddler. The amount of joy she brings is absolutely magnetic! It's always so much fun spending time with families and observing how they all jive together. This family...

The Downey Family

The Thomas Family

Six years ago I photographed Kaytlin & Ethan as a newly engaged couple and now, all these years later, I'm still doing what I love and I have the privilege of photographing them again- only now as a family of four with their two beautiful little boys. They came from North Carolina...

The Thomas Family

Enough is Enough

Alas! I arrived at a season of life that spurred a bit of an identity crisis in me! In fact, some days I didn't even know what to make of it all, often thinking I was going crazy! Whatever 'crazy' actually means. I just felt so off...

Enough is Enough

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Today has been the most beautiful blizzard-y day! Something about watching the snow fall and rest on the trees is absolutely breathtaking. The trees are all weight down by inches and inches of snow- the kind that sticks to every branch.

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies

The sweet aroma of cinnamon & clove often greeting us at the door upon our arrival home from school. In fact, there were few days our home didn't smell delicious upon arrival with something newly baked awaiting us on the countertop. You may know

Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies

Happy Tears

I found myself today looking through old blog posts and felt the intense happiness and gratefulness that I took the time to take lots of pictures, document each little moment & write personal "from mom" words...

Happy Tears

A Hole For A Foundation

While we have been in building prep mode for months now, it's time to take this dream into action! We broke ground on our home today! I'm so excited, we all are! It's pretty surreal we are at this season in life, much earlier than we actually had planned. So many thought swirling around in this head of mine. I'm trying not to get...

A Hole For A Foundation

Decking the Halls 2013

My goal was to have all of the Christmas decor up by December 1. I did it! Granted, I don't have much. Every year I tell myself,  "Next year I'll splurge on more decorations!"  So, another year and I am still using the same phrase!  Thing is, Christmas decor is the last thing I have money in our budget for come November/December. When it comes down to it...

Decking the Halls 2013