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The Wild Child Project

  It was raining and I just had came inside from trying to snap photos of my kids running around barefoot in our back yard.  No coats, shoes, (or pants for the toddler) just feeling the wet, mushy leaves underfoot, hair dripping on their foreheads, the sound of rain drops dripping down around us, it was like we were in our own little world.  As I watched them experience these simple life pleasures I had an idea. I have been...

Portfolio Search

Hey Yall! Im looking to update my portfolio to go along with a rebranding that I am envisioning now that I am ready to get back to work. I am looking for the following for outdoor shoots with fun, laid back families! Maternity (must be showing, obviously) Family with 1 child ages 3-5 Young madly in love couple Same sex couple (with and without child) Family with multiple younger children Fresh new fam with newborn Conditions: Must be willing to travel...

A Letter to my Daughters

  To my daughters, Growing up in this big world can seem a bit scary.  There’s a lot of evil out there, but theres also a lot of light.  Where there are bad people, theres also a whole lot of good.  Look for the helpers and if you can, be one.  What goes around comes around so keep your slate clean.  Love BIG and deep.  Dont be afraid to love too hard or too much.  There is no such thing my...

Life Lately

It’s been a while since I have had a chance to sit down and update this blog.  My intentions for it were SO strong when I started it, but with 4 kids the blogging goals kind of got pushed aside.  Its been on my mind a lot lately and Im excited to get back into the habit of blogging our days.  Even if no one ever reads it!  Blogging is therapeutical…a chance to jot down my thoughts and share my...

Marleigh turns 9

  How old are you? Nine What makes you happy? cats What is your favorite toy? My elf What is your favorite stuffed animal? I dont know. I like them all. What is your favorite real animal? cats What is your favorite thing to sleep with? I dont know What is your favorite color? Blue What is your favorite fruit? Peaches What is your favorite thing to eat for breakfast? Pancakes What is your favorite thing to eat for lunch? Chicfila What do you want to eat for your birthday...

New Years Day Hike (and all of my optimism for 2017)

This new year has left me feeling optimistic with change.  I have so much self work I want to explore this year and I hope to grow as mother, wife, friend, daughter, sister.  I sat down and wrote out my intentions and it felt good to see them all down on paper….I am positive with patience, grace, and a whole lot of self love I can grow into the woman I know I am suppose to be. On New Year...

ADVENT : WEEK 4

tHE FOURTH LIGHT OF ADVENT IT IS THE LIGHT OF MAN, THE LIGHT OF LOVE, THE LIGHT OF THOUGHT, TO GIVE AND UNDERSTAND. This week we honor humankind.  We talk about how we can bring our awareness to love for all, compassion for everyone, and gifts of selfless acts to those we encounter during the week (and how this can go around all year…not just this week).  We keep it simple at home.  Spend extra time together watching Christmas movies...

ADVENT: WEEK 3

The third Light of Advent, It is the light of beasts: The Light of faith that we may see In greatest and in least. WHAT WE DID: We made popcorn and cranberry strings for the animals outside and we made orange and cranberry window strings to help us remember the animals outside during the winter. We discussed how many animals hibernate and instead of hibernating for us, winter forces us to slow down  and come into our thoughts and meditations....

ADVENT: WEEK 2

The second Light of Advent It is the Light of plants: Plants that reach up to the sun And in the breezes dance. The 2nd week of Advent is the Festival of Plants. We go outside and gather new greens to freshen up our wreath and to add around our home. We add pinecones, moss, nuts and anything else that would represent the plant world and add it to our Advent wreath.  This week is also the week St. Nicolas and...