A friend of mine recently posted an amazing photo of this ADORABLE wreath she made with tulle.  My immediate thought was “HOW’D SHE DO THAT?!?” followed by “I want one!!!”.  And within a few minutes, I was online searching up ways to do something similar.  I had already spent my recent sick-days online researching different […]

This past weekend my younger sister got married in Staunton, Virginia.  Because it’s pretty difficult for us to make trips as a family we decided to cram in as many things as we possibly could into a few short days.  My sister, her Maid of Honor and I took the two kids to a pumpkin […]

Getting the babies up at 4:30am to be at the beach an hour before sunrise sounds crazy, you say.  Being away on a mini-vacay and being willing to leave the warmth and comfort of your cushy hotel bed is nuts, you say.  HA!  I’d say you’re probably right.  But after seeing a blog posting from […]

Like a lot of us, this past weekend meant end-of-summer celebrations.  Labor Day weekend arrived and my son had an extra day off from school.  And when the opportunity presented itself for us to take a trip to the beach for the long weekend, we jumped at the chance!  Spending a weekend in a fancy […]

Today is the official LAST day of summer vacation.  Inside I’m screaming “Yeeeeessss!!!”  It’s a bittersweet day, though.  It means my big helper is leaving me to my own devices.  It means I have to buckle down and become the enforcer of homework again.  It means no more lazy summer days of him playing video […]

Tonight my husband surprised me by agreeing to go to the beach with me and the kids to take a few photos.  He’s usually the last one willing to be one of my subjects, so when he offered I couldn’t pass it up.  Besides, the weather here this week has been down right nasty.  Rain […]

In one of the books that I’ve been reading over the course of this week briefly covered a project that captured my attention.  Telling a story through photographs, the way your life is.  The first line on the page of this book says “Spend a day in the life of your family and capture the […]