Sunday, December 27, 2009


This was our family photo for 2009~practicing with my tripod and timer :)

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Tuesday, December 22, 2009


lens beauty rs

I am just giddy with excitement over this "early" present!!!

Sunday, December 20, 2009


Mike and I came home from a Christmas Party Saturday night and found this in the tree...half way up!!!
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Thursday, December 17, 2009


This year's Christmas Tree...

Christmas Tree

and a little fun with a slow shutter speed...
Christmas tree 2

Tuesday, December 15, 2009


Finally had a few moments to upload Ashley and my gingerbread house creation~kinda ghetto, huh? I am in love with this new Butterscotch Vintage Action~and the best can download it for FREE!!
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Sunday, December 13, 2009


Every year the kids and I put together a gingerbread house...for the past 2 years, Ashley and I have been carrying on the tradition...the boys haven't been too interested~we had fun and ate lots of frosting~YUM!!!
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Thursday, December 10, 2009


I have really been slacking on my 365 blog~sorry!!!
I got a surprise on my doorstep yesterday...this was from my high school friend Liz, she is a sweetie!!!! It is filled with all kinds of chocolate goodness :)
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Sunday, December 6, 2009


Another of Josh, I have been trying to get caught up on my editing...

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Thursday, December 3, 2009


made a bunch of these tags for a friend who's son is getting married on Saturday.

wedding tags

Tuesday, December 1, 2009


I have been eyeing these cleaning products (from Target) for a while (I am such a product junkie!!)...finally decided to buy some~gotta say...I Love this counter cleaner!!! Does a great job, smells really good and environmentally friendly!!

Sunday, November 29, 2009


Picture overload today!!

21 pounds of goodness!!!
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mashed potoato maker
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the pourer
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finally eating
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more eating
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we like to eat
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lots of Xbox playing
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Ash mapping out our Black Friday route
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my favorite son
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my favorite daughter
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favorite son in law
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hubs concentrating on MW2
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why I love AZ!!!
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Wednesday, November 25, 2009


I am happy to report that our church collected 83 shoe boxes this year for Operation Christmas Child~HOORAY!!!

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Monday, November 23, 2009


My two favorite guys!!!

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Friday, November 20, 2009


I was doing laundry the other day and was taking a break from all the fun, LOL!~ and decided to snap some self portraits...this one is my new FB photo :)
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Thursday, November 19, 2009


Another of me and Sue...definitely taken during the "Golden Hour"

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009


I have been a slacker on my 365 blog!!!
I did have a great time with my friend Sue this past weekend...of course we had to have a senior portrait moment, LOL!
sue me south mountain 2009

Thursday, November 12, 2009


me and my hubby...
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Wednesday, November 11, 2009


My cute and favorite daughter :) another senior portrait moment.

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Monday, November 9, 2009


An outtake from our family Christmas photo shoot...
I know it is out of focus and not the best photo~but it made me laugh :) I have the best kids ever!!!


Friday, November 6, 2009


Still working on is another homecoming pic

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009


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I shot some photos of homecoming for Kendra this past weekend...This was one of my fav's.

Monday, November 2, 2009


Finally finished editing last weeks family shoot~I really liked this one :)


Saturday, October 31, 2009


If it fits it ships

pete box

Friday, October 30, 2009


Another of my favorite daughter *smile*

Ashley 9 b&w

Wednesday, October 28, 2009


Since I have been busy, busy, busy...another post of my cute daughter (one of my favorite models) from our recent senior portrait moments.

Ashley 5 urban

Monday, October 26, 2009


Missed the weekend posts~whoops!!!
I did a photo shoot with Josh (for one of his coworkers) this weekend...Ashley was our assistant (an awesome one btw!!!), she carried my gear and let me practice my settings on her before they arrived~isn't she cute??

Ashley 8

Friday, October 23, 2009


Sharon, Ashley & Josh

Just posting some cute kids today (with some more urban editing) :)

Thursday, October 22, 2009



This is random...while Josh and I were scoping out a photo shoot location, these chickens appeared~not your everyday occurrence in Phoenix :)

Wednesday, October 21, 2009


Ashley snapped a senior portrait moment of me~I am not in front of the lens too often, LOL!!

me urban

Tuesday, October 20, 2009


Another photo of Ashley...She is such a great model and helps me practice :)

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Monday, October 19, 2009


I went with Josh yesterday to check out a new location for a photo shoot we are doing on Saturday...Ashley came with and did some senior portrait moments for me~what a great kid!!!!

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Friday, October 16, 2009


Sometimes I ask my family to do a senior portrait moment~here is Mike's pose :)

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Thursday, October 15, 2009


Josh and I took a trip to McDonald's for some ice cream~yes, I take my camera every where!!!

friday night snack