After School Hugs and Kisses

When she is at school, he misses her. When she comes home from school, everything in his world is right again. It is the sweetest thing, really ....more

Photos: The Last Homecoming

This year will be filled with “lasts” for my son. His last Homecoming. His last season of high school basketball ....more

Time For a Change

I grabbed my camera and headed out for a drive last night because I was feeling restless and nervous about things. Photography always soothes my soul, so I thought I’d drive around with my camera, to see if anything photo worthy caught my eye. I drove past a church parking lot that I used to go to weekly for boot camp ....more

“Modern Family” Fall Event at The Grove + a Giveaway!

Disclosure: I was not paid to write this post. I was, however, offered to gift bags to give away to two readers and I always love the chance to give cool things away. Also? ...more

Photos: Birthday Party!

My niece and nephew celebrated their birthdays last weekend. I captured the day with my camera. These are a few of my favorite shots ....more

My Best Girl

I love her free, playful spirit. I love that she think she’s too “grown up” to kiss me goodbye in front of her friends at school, but not too grown to ask me to swing with her at the park. She is the perfect mix of little girl and young lady ....more

Shooting and Swinging at Sunset

She turned ten in August. I still find it hard to believe that my last baby is ten years old. Time is a jerk, for reals ....more

Sunday Funday at Olvera Street in Los Angeles

This weekend we decided to take advantage of Metrolink’s Weekend Pass and take the train to LA Union Station for a day trip to Olvera Street. (Union Station is only an hour and fifteen minute ride from where we live.) It was a beautiful day that I enjoyed because a) the skies were perfectly clear b) it wasn’t 100+ degrees. Olvera Street is directly across the street from Union Station ....more

Pet Me?

He waits for me to wake up each morning. He sits next to my bed, staring at me, sometimes with a stuffed animal in his mouth. Sometimes he’ll make this noise that sounds like a growl but is more of a pssst, I’m here, wake up and play with me! ...more

Introducing the Newest Member of My Family

Meet my new camera, Canon 6D. Isn’t she beautiful? I’m so excited to see what I can do with this camera ....more