A warmish snow day

March 1, 2011

Yesterday after school we all went outside and played in the snow for a little bit. It was beautifully sunny and pretty warmish, and the snow that had been super deep from a big storm over the weekend was beginning to turn into a wet slush. So Brandon and Annie thought they’d build their last […]

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Online Auction to Help w/ Adoption

February 24, 2011

Remember when I told you about my amazing friends who are trying to adopt a little girl with Down Syndrome named Kareen from an orphanage in Eastern Europe? Well, here is another opportunity to help raise funds so they can bring Kareen home! Bring Kareen Home is an online auction with a wide variety of […]

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Temple Prints and Headwraps–Crafting Chicks giveaway

April 30, 2010

I know I have been MIA for a little bit. Life never slows down, does it! But I just wanted to let you know that I am hosting my giveaway over at The Crafting Chicks and it ends TONIGHT!! So head on over there quickly if you want to get your entries in. As most […]

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Wedding Post #1: Engagement Session

June 23, 2009

Last weekend my little brother Tyler was married to his adorable Lisa! They are such a wonderful couple and we are so happy for them! This is most of the reason why I’ve been MIA here at the blog, because weddings are a lot of work. I’ll post more about the big day later but […]

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Valentine’s 2008

February 18, 2008

A busy week is over! Yay. Some highlights:*Well, NOT a highlight, but Jaden had to go out of town for work for 3 days. We’re glad he’s home!*Lunch at Grandma’s with my cousins*BIG CONGRATS to Ash, who had her baby on Mon. Feb. 11th!*Crazy playdate with Brandon’s friends–5 year old boys (plus a 2 year […]

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Snow galore

January 21, 2008

We have a whole bunch of snow here! This storm is a doozy! It took Jaden one hour to get to work this morning, and we only live about 5 minutes away on normal days. One hour! Holy cow. So he came home for lunch to dig out our driveway–at least a foot of snow […]

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Christmas Pictures

January 9, 2008

I wanted to post the pictures I took of Brandon and Annie in their Christmas outfits before it’s NEXT Christmas, so here we go. The toughest was getting one of them together!! Nearly impossible…..but I think they are cute anyway. I am barely functioning today! Last night I was awake more than I was asleep–don’t […]

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Random Things

October 25, 2007

Wow, a week has gone by! How did that happen? Today is SO nice outside. We spent a few hours at the park with fun people and it was actually HOT. So fun to have a picnic and just sit and enjoy the weather while it lasts and let the kids run around and play. […]

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Spoonful of Sugar

October 2, 2007

Last week Julie and her kids came over to play and to do a little photoshoot with Avery. I got this idea for “spoonful of sugar” from a photographer’s website ( and had to try it out with little Avery! Luckily my sweet mother-in-law has one of those huge spoons from Pottery Barn, so we […]

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Happy Birthday Jaden and other stuff.

September 24, 2007

Happy Birthday to Jaden! I was going to post a whole bunch of embarrassing pictures from your growing up years, but to be honest, I have no idea where any of them are at the moment, so you are lucky. It’s crazy because we have known each other for more than half of our lives […]

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