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around here

We have about an acre of land that we’ve let go to the weeds and to the blackberry bushes. My husband cut a path through it which lead to some exploring. Thankfully we didn’t notice the bees swarming until the kids were ready go back to the house.


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meet my niece

My sister-in-law asked me to snap a few pictures of my niece. I couldn’t say no. Especially because they will be moving to the midwest this weekend. We are going to miss them so much, but we are so excited for all that lies ahead of them in Indiana. Eat lots of good midwest for me Jess, please!



long summer days


One thing the Northwest summers make up for that they lack in winter is the LONG summer days. The sun stays out well past bedtime. To say I’m excited about these nights with my family is an understatement. We got a taste of these nights last night. The kids were playing with this huge box inside…the phrase “take it outside” has now entered back into our vocabulary. It seems as though time gets lost on nights like this and I’m ok with that.  Add in some good friends, more family, campfires, ‘smores and the warmth and I may never actually be in my house. What about you? What are you looking forward to this summer?

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meet the edwards

I always love when I get to photograph a family that I have photographed in years past. You might remember this snowy session from 2011. It’s fun to see how much the kids have grown and how the family has expanded. The Edwards are loyal clients and their kids are such a joy. Their new little guy didn’t make a peep our entire session!

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