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Travis, Kate & the girls

I received a text from my friend, Kate, asking if I wanted to trade-out family photos. I was so happy to…pull my camera back out, catch-up with her family, get out of my apartmentand, of course, get new family photos! Here’s a few from our session together… Gotta’ grab an extra shot of lil’ Ruthie-Ru, […]

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Strawberry Picking (11.0)

Anyone else love family traditions?!?! Eleven years ago, my mom planned our first trip to pick strawberries. We all loved it SO much, we continued the tradition each season. During my time in Arkansas (even though it was kind-of sad), I tried to continue our strawberry-picking tradition. So naturally, with us ALL back together in […]

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Becoming (My thoughts on the book)

BOOK: BecomingAUTHOR: Michelle Obama SUMMARY:You don’t have to share all of Michelle Obama’s political views to enjoy this book. Because, guess what? This book isn’t really political. Although she certainly shares personal stories centered around hate, mistreatment and hurt, the FOCUS of this book is how she used all of her life’s experiences to learn, […]

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A Photo Adventure

Can we all just agree this season has had some challenges? Personally, I’ve struggled with not carving-out (much-needed) alone time, which has always resulted in me feeling over-whelmed and under-appreciated. I’ve also been reminded that, just because I’m around my people all day, it doesn’t mean we’re actually getting good, healthy, quality time together. With […]

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“Cheapest Photographer”

I’m convinced Matthew would do just about anything for me. But every birthday when I tell him I’d like a professional photography session of our family, he just smiles and says, “Ohhhh, YOU just need to take them!” If I insisted, I know he’d agree. But at this point, it’s just become a funny tradition. […]

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When Life Gives You Pears (My thoughts on the book)

BOOK: When Life Gives You PearsAUTHOR: Jeannie Gaffigan SUMMARY: Jeannie Gaffigan (wife to comedian Jim Gaffigan) takes the reader into her journey battling a pear-sized brain tumor. Not only was this book really honest and funny, it was written in such a way the reader feels right there with her each step of the way. […]

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A Second Chance

A rush of kids quickly filled a small room and began to zoom around the tiny chairs that, just minutes before their arrival, were all neatly tucked into matching, plastic tables.  Parents had  finished ushering their children through the door.  Some were looking forward to their weekly playtime.  While others required a gentle push from […]

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