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Sometimes You Need to Put a Hole in the Wall

Since we moved here I’ve wanted to open up the kitchen more, but Chris wasn’t too keen on it even when we renovated it last summer (exactly one year ago!). After a failed second attempt in a year of hanging shelves for me, I finally convinced him to skip patching the wall and just open up a window. The project...

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Crab turns One!

One sentence per picture, Crab edition: My three amigos heading into Sesame Place to kick off Crab’s 1st Birthday! Checking the mail for Big Bird. Gliding along on the lazy river that’s now called the Rambling River or something. First carousel ride! My guys enjoying the ride together, I think? Passed out from the experience for an hour while we...

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Rumbling with Fear

I overcame a huge fear for this photo, and it doesn’t have to do with allowing someone to take my picture in a bathing suit these days. Though, that fills me with shame anyway. I’ve had a mountain of anxiety the last year, and a lot more lately. Pregnancy, birth, and the year or two following prove not to be...

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A beachy evening

I went for a 2.62 mile run before my kiddos woke up in the 85 degree heat and humidity this morning! I chose the exact distance as the Women’s Olympic Marathon would start when I got home.  I had a bit more to drink last night at a birthday party than I would’ve liked to have, but I decided to...

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Photographing Your Child’s Firsts at Digital Photography School

I’m super excited to have written an article for a site that helped me grow tremendously as a photographer: Digital Photography School! Check it out, it’s all about photographing your child’s firsts. Lots of tips and info to get you started or even help you capture the little ones in your extended family. Tips for Photographing Your Child and Their...

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On the Move Every Day

The past week I’ve put a concerted effort into reaching my 10,000 step goal daily. Some mornings I head out for the full walk about 4-5 miles and other days I choose activities that keep us moving. We went for our first family bike ride in quite some time, as now Crab easily can sit in the bike trailer. It...