Disney, You’ve Captured Our Hearts

Ahhhhh, we are now home from the most magical place on Earth with the BEST memories, emptier wallets and a few more pounds! After experiencing Disneyland with our kiddos I have SOOOO many tips and tricks to share with you all! Tips to save you time, tips to get you the best seating, tips to […]

Sweet Gwyneth is Seven

Our first born, our only girl, our true delight. She is seven today. It kind-of kills me inside a little bit.  Doesn’t seven sound old to you? I remember when I fist became a mom and hearing of other parents who had seven-year-olds and thinking, “that’s an old kid!” And now we have one. This […]

On Saying Goodbye to the Magic

This past Sunday was one of my favorite Easters to date. We kept it low-key, played our brains out, ate a wonderful meal, enjoyed the company of family and felt all the magic that comes with Easter while also trying to remember the true reason we celebrate. Our kiddos woke up excited to see what […]

My Go-To Sugar Cookie Recipe

(Original post from a few years ago, but still my go-to recipe and thought I would re-share!) While making sugar cookies can take a little time, I think they are just so pretty and worth the effort. So Gwyn, my mom and I set out to make some yesterday and had quite a good time […]

Our Family Photos 2016

I think you all know by now how important photos are to me. My philosophy is that they are something that once the time has gone by, I can never get again. For the past few years, I have gathered my troop to take some family photos because I am usually the main one behind […]

Baby Franklin Turns Twelve Months!

My baby turned one this week!       ONE! (Sniff.) And you know what those jerks at Babycenter.com did? They changed my baby updates to TODDLER updates. Unacceptable. He is still my baby and will be for years to come. So, as I have done every month for the past year, here is the […]

Franklin’s One Year Photoshoot

Today is our baby’s birthday! (Sniff) And I think we all should just take a moment to wipe the tears away before moving on. (Sniff) I’m okay… I just cannot even believe it. A year ago today we were in that hospital room welcoming our sweet baby into our family, and it was truly one […]

Baby Franklin Turns 11 Months

Eeeeeeeleven months! Our baby is one month away from being a year old and I know what you’re thinking… I can do the math… thanks for the clarification. 😉 But, one month and my baby is a year old! I just don’t even believe myself when I say it out loud. I really would like […]

Get in Front of That Camera, Mama! (in this great mini session )

The weather is cooling off, the leaves are starting to turn and the pumpkin spice lattes are out in abundance, and to me these are the first signs that we are now moving into the holidays. And with the holidays come our annual family photos, some of which we always use for our Christmas card. […]

Brought to Tears By My Singing… (you could say…)

I’ve never done a Throwback Thursday, but recently came across a video I took a few years ago and couldn’t stop giggling. So, I’m throwin’ it back to a few years ago! Do you remember the original video of the baby brought to tears by her mother’s beautiful singing? It truly is a sight to […]