Gone Fishing

The kids have been back at school for awhile now, but we are still reconnecting with families that we haven’t seen since school let out in June. A common question to still ask and receive when seeing these people is, “Hey, how was your Summer?” UGH. This year I’ve been cringing when asked this question because I honestly feel that …

Labor Partner, Friend, and Photographer (in no particular order)

On April 29, 2016, I got a call at 5 AM from Lauren to tell me that her water had broken. My memory is a bit foggy, but I believe my first response was, “Are you serious?!” Poor first response, I know, because why else would she be calling me at 5 AM. Anyway, she was serious, and I could …

Strikes in Our Spare Time

When I was in high school, my girlfriends and I loved to go bowling. Call us strange, but it was one of our favorite things to do on the weekends…well, along with driving around aimlessly with the music blaring and, of course, checking out guys. But I digress. In college, I didn’t bowl as much, for whatever reason. It really …

My Start In Family Photography

I’ve never been one to keep a long story short, but here goes… Shortly after the birth of my first child, I bought my first camera (unbeknownst to my husband…yeah, spending large amounts of money without telling your significant other is not something I recommend, but that’s another story for another time). Once I figured out how to turn the …

Giving Thanks

I don’t have many Thanksgiving decorations, but when November rolls around I put a “Thankful” banner up in the doorway between our dining room and family room. I see it when I come downstairs in the morning, when I walk in the door at the end of the day, and after the kids have gone to bed and I’m walking into …