daring to dream in 2011

there’s something special about a new year.  a fresh start.  a chance to resolve to change. resolutions to focusView full post »

2010 – year in review – part III

i did it! i reached the end of a ridiculously crazy year…and i’m eagerly awaiting what’s in store forView full post »

merry christmas!

Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to allView full post »

2010 – year in review – part II

it’s christmas eve.  it seems like a good time to do part 2 of the 2010 review :) i’ve been thinking a lotView full post »

14 months.

she’s cute, she likes fruit, and she knows how to toot.  (this little tune was made up by her daddy…it&#View full post »

favorite recipes: pretzel salad.

’tis the season to celebrate Christ’s birth – and the hope that was brought to mankind. ’tisView full post »

oh, christmas tree.

it’s as clear as if it were yesterday.  4 years ago reece and i were getting ready to celebrate our firstView full post »

happy holidays.

this year, i am determined to keep the reason for the season the motivation for celebrating.View full post »

piles here, clutter there…scattered brain, ya’ll beware.

it never fails.  whether i’m working full-time, part-time, or not at all, it always seems that i get the bug (View full post »

welcome to the world of…

reliability. accesibility. simplicity. these three little words mean so much to me.  especially because i have enduredView full post »

the end of the mess is near.

do you hear that? that jumping up and down? that giddy laugh? that sheer excitement? yeah, that’s me. it&#View full post »

the family Christmas portrait.

it used to be easy.  set up the camera on a table or shelf, check the settings, set the timer, pose and smile, ta-daView full post »

bethany and doug | east bay engagement session

once upon a time, in december of 2007 to be exact, his family decided to visit heritage baptist church one sundayView full post »

princess.

i only missed three days of my monday through friday routine, but it feels like f.o.r.e.v.e.r. since i last posted onView full post »

i’m thankful.

every morning when i wake, every evening when i lay my head on my pillow, and many moments in between, i lift up a heartView full post »

the hunt.

it started friday evening…snowing, that is.  the guests arrived and we enjoyed fellowship and lemon pie by theView full post »

it happened…again.

reaghan was napping.  daddy was doing a refresher ski patrol course at the ski park.  i was humming a tune as i busilyView full post »

the beginning.

as i was pondering what to post about today, i was reflecting on a recent conversation with a potential client.  ofView full post »

cliff lake.

i have had the recent privilege of getting to know a young family from church over shared tales of child rearing, reallyView full post »