{339 and 340/365} nails and community fun

Days 5 and 6 of our countdown! Yesterday we painted festive nails — candy cane stripes and gold stars on pink! Tonight we bundled up and enjoyed lots of fun at the Sammamish Tree Lighting Ceremony. The kiddos got to chat with Santa and Princess Merry, decorate cookies, get their faces painted, play games and […]

{335/365} let the countdown begin!

I can hardly believe it is here! With daily surprises in the advent calendar, the countdown to Christmas is almost as much fun as Christmas itself in our house. In the past, our advent calendar has been filled with trinkets, small presents and a few coveted pieces of candy. This year, we changed things up […]

{329 to 331/365} giving thanks

This week has been all about giving thanks in various forms, with a little holiday decorating thrown in for fun. Little Man’s teacher asked all the parents to secretly write letters to their 1st grader. She distributed them to students today following their Thanksgiving performance of “A Native American Welcome.” (Of course, I grabbed pictures […]

{324 to 328/365} arizona

Our trip to join family in Arizona to surprise Grammy for her 70th birthday went off without a hitch! Grammy was completely surprised and the cousins had so much fun spending time together. I only managed to capture a few images along the way, but we’re still talking about all the fun that was had. […]

{321 and 322/365} love and needle work

I spent part of my day yesterday photographing friends at Olympic Sculpture Park. We chose the location because it was raining. But when we got there, the sun couldn’t be any brighter. Instead of rain, we were dealing with harsh light and some crazy wind. But I love this one of the two of them. […]

{319 and 320/365} fine art

It’s not often that I actually print my photographs. I think I might have a fear of commitment when it comes to my work. Well, I recently committed to donating one of my fine art images to a local charity auction, which meant I actually needed to print something. I picked a black and white […]