Sparkle Birthday with free printable poster

This is a picture of New Year’s Eve. No, that’s her name. She was born on New Year’s Day, her name is Even, and I had the opportunity to celebrate her birthday with her this year. It was a bright and sparkly event–as a bubbly 5-year-old girl’s birthday should be. I was happy to help […]

Baby Update – 1 month old

Wow! It has already been more than a month since this little man joined our family. We are so in love with him and excited that he is smiling and becoming more interactive each day. He is well-loved by his siblings and so many family and friends. We are so grateful to have him in […]

Nerdy School Valentines for your Smarties

It’s one of my big traditions:  Coming up with clever, and not-too-often-seen Valentine’s cards for my kids to take to school each year. In our area handmade Valentines are very rare and definitely stand out from the crowd. Sometimes they can be a lot of work leaving moms to wonder if they are really worth […]

What I am Thankful For…

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!   I hope you’ve had a wonderful day! I didn’t bake a single pie, cook a single dish, or even set a pretty table today. I’ll tell you why in a moment. In the past I have really tried to focus on being grateful and have come up with ways to help […]

Photo by Emilie Class Giveaway!

Do you have a DSLR? Are you still shooting on automatic mode? Are you struggling with getting good lighting in your pictures? Would you like to know better what to do with your images in Photoshop? If you answered yes to any of those questions you are going to want to pay attention! I met […]

Printstagram Giveaway

Recently I’ve had less time for blog posts but have turned to Instagram to share more of the details of my life. I really love how easy it is to capture and share moments from our lives as they are happening. But too often those moments just live as digital blips on our phones. When […]

Vintage Wedding Blush and Gold

Summer means wedding season! And since we started the summer off with a wedding, it means I haven’t had a many lazy days of summer, yet. But it was so fun to help my niece Mellissa on her special day!  I was sort of the florist, day-of wedding coordinator, and day-of photographer all in one! […]

The Annual Christmas Card Parade-(and Shutterfly Opportunity)

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season each year is designing my Christmas Cards.  One of the most stressful parts of my holiday season each year is actually getting them put together and mailed.  I am excited to show you what I’m doing this year.  But, as you might guess, it is designed, […]