• Happy Birthday My Beautiful Antoinette (stop getting so old already!)

    Today is my daughter’s 9th birthday.  I can’t believe how much she has grown in the past year.  She has not only grown in height, but in strength, modesty, integrity, and all other areas as well.  I feel incredibly blessed to have her in my life. We took a Mom/Netter date yesterday to celebrate.  All …

  • Family Basket

    When Stephen and I were first married I had an idea that, instead of individual Easter baskets, I wanted to do a family basket.  When Kas came the next year I continued that, hoping it would turn into a tradition.   Somewhere along the way I forgot.  So, when the girls joined our family the idea …

  • My calling in life

    Ever since the first time I picked up a camera, I’ve been in love.  I don’t mean a little point and shoot.  I mean a really 35mm slr.  In particularly, my dad’s little old Yashika.  I don’t think they are even made anymore.  That little camera taught me to see things in a completely different …

  • Everything’s coming up blogs (not sure where I’m headed with this)

    I love reading blogs.  I’ve been sitting here watching my dvr’d American Idol (which I really like this year) and reading people’s blogs.  Thanks to all those who let me have a peak into your lives.  I can’t help it.  I’m a people watcher, even when it’s too late to be watching. Last week I …