I was at my favorite coffee shop on Saturday, meeting one of my May brides to go over beautiful details in anticipation of her big day. While my latte was being brewed (concocted? formed? ...more

14 years {AKA: Later On Down The Line}

-Melanie Shankle We slipped away from the world last Friday....more

I am helped

We know doctors. ...more

{March} 10 on the 10th

Wait. How can it be March 10th already? Craziness ....more

A decade of Jay

{He was standing on a small stool. Heaven help me - I am not ready for him to be this big yet. Objects in this picture are smaller than they appear ....more

The mom adventure

You guys. This is crazy. This being a mom thing? ...more

{February} 10 on the 10th

This is what 10 on 10 is all about: taking a photo every hour for ten consecutive hours on the tenth of each month, documenting a day in your life and finding beauty among the ordinary moments. My day started at 5:45. And I put my running shoes on immediately ....more

364 days of 33

Today is the last day that I will ever be 33. And honestly there is so much that happened the year I was 33, that I don't want to forget. Was this my favorite year? ...more

{ Dear Noe B }

Dear Noe B, Someday you and I are going to look back on the end of 2014 and we might say something like this, "Remember that one time - when you turned eight years old, and absolutely everything that could go differently than planned - pretty much went differently than planned?! Remember how hard it was, the year you turned eight, to accept change or any little hiccup? But remember how God was developing character in you and you sailed through all of those hiccups and disappointments like the champ that you are? ...more

{The day you turned 12}

Dear K, The day you turned 12 was good. It was laid back and 3/4 of it was bonafide jammie day, your favorite....more