…a Journey

journey |ˈjərnē| noun ( pl. -neys)an act of traveling from one place or time to another   Dear Natalie and Victoria, 365 days, I can’t believe it, I’m sure neither of you can either. It’s a big day, Leo’s first birthday! Undoubtedly, birthdays are about the kid, but today I also want to celebrate and wish you two a […]


chalk | ch ôk| noun a similar substance (calcium sulfate), made into white or colored sticks used for drawing or writing While waiting to take their older sister to practice, Peyton, Brooke and I had some creative fun with some chalk. Living on a cul-de-sac is perfect for these types of activities. We planted ourselves in the middle of the […]


sled |sled| verb ( sledded , sledding ) [ intrans. ]ride on a sled I had a hard time picking my favorite photos from this shoot, probably for a few reasons. One…I loved Natalie’s suggestion of going sledding on the sand, two…we were having so much fun and three…I am in love with this family! Vic, Natalie and Leo, I love you! Merry Christmas!  


crush |krə sh | noun  informal a brief but intense infatuation for someone I’ve know Luke and Ryan for awhile and each year they get cuter and  more lovable. I’ll admit I have a bit of a crush on both of them. Quite frankly, can you blame me. I spent one early morning last week with these boys down […]


anniversary |ˌanəˈvərsərē|noun the date on which an event took place in a previous year One year ago today my friends Dionne and Maryann got married. One year ago today I was crossing my fingers. On my way to photograph Maryann’s getting ready pictures I was driving through a downpour of extreme rain.  Rain is suppose to […]

…Memories-Part 1

memory |ˈmem(ə)rē|noun something remembered from the past; a recollection It’s been a few months since I’ve seen this little boy, so I can imagine he looks a bit different, but this past summer I had the privilege of being nanny to this little guy and his big brother. It was a great time, very enlightening. I was […]


pudge |pəj|noun informal fat on a person’s body This post is dedicated to my niece Brooklyn and all of her adorable pudginess! I am absolutely in love with her.


frosting |ˈfrôsti ng |noun icing Last weekend I spent Halloween in the Bay Area with my family. I attended three parades and one big family gathering. Annually my sister, Beth hosts a Halloween party for all the young ones. This year a Pirate, Rapunzel, Strawberry Shortcake, a Cow, Batman, a Boxer, and a Pumpkin made an appearance. Fun […]


delight |diˈlīt| noun great pleasure


  charm | ch ärm|noun the power or quality of giving delight or arousing admiration Just recently I heard a quote that I really loved. “How do people make it through life without a sister?” Fitting and so true. I can’t imagine it at all, having three sisters of my own. A best friend and a mortal enemy […]