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adventures in watercoloring, part 2

I’ve been dabbling a little more with watercoloring, and I’m hooked.  I’m realizing that theView full post »

how to make a polaroid film photo wall

I started creating a polaroid film wall a little over a year ago.   I have received a number of questions aboutView full post »

adventures in watercoloring

A couple weeks ago, my mom introduced me to watercoloring.  It was a quick lesson, but I was hooked.  I thinkView full post »

photo + reflection 02

Just to be in one another’s presence is enough. The stress of fulfilling our respective roles for the day isView full post »

Words and Images + Free Font Download

I have been having a love affair with fonts lately.  Mini confession: I have been known to spend money on fontsView full post »

my peonies

I planted peony bulbs in my garden about 3 years ago.  It has taken them this long to develop, establish themselvesView full post »

march 8

Muffins, morning light, and a hint of spring.View full post »

around here

I am adjusting to being a mother of three.  I am stretched in so many directions – I am still trying to find myView full post »

book + calendar

I mentioned previously how I was busy with a few photography projects.  I’m happy to finally share them withView full post »

my workspace

I’ve shared a few images from my workspace before, and I was waiting for the room to be “finished”View full post »


I’ve been going through my archives, finally getting some of my work printed and framed to hang on the walls ofView full post »

lately, via my iPhone

Captures from my iPhone, lately. All of these are included in my instagram feed (@thesweetlight) – which I findView full post »

a trip to ikea

Digital. Nikon D90. Until now, I’ve only copies of my IKEA postcards sent to me by my publisher.  I knew that IView full post »


Sometimes, I love my kitchen even better when it is lit by candlelight. There is something about winter and candlesView full post »

scenes from christmas morning

Scenes from our table this morning….. (and the first from a party last night) Merry Christmas to you!View full post »


I’ll be back soon, promise. I’m still in a season of change, but things are settling down nicely.  I hopeView full post »

changing light

Around here, lately.  The colors are rich this fall – I’m loving that. Film images coming soon –View full post »

apple harvest

Loving all the apples around the house.  Definitely feels like Fall.View full post »

apple picking

I visited an apple orchard for the very first time this past weekend. One of my girls did not want to walk.  The otherView full post »


I’m not that good at handling change. It takes me a while.  I like to hold on to what I know, what is familiar,View full post »


This baby girl is ready to get outside~ What you don’t hear are the earth-shattering screams that go along withView full post »

a change of plans

We’ve had these plans for months – the Florida Panhandle, Santa Rosa Beach, a summer rental, Labor Day.View full post »

sunday brunch

the august break ….View full post »

a quiet celebration

Girls tucked in for the night.  A quiet celebration.  Just the two us.  8 years. +++++++++++++++++ the augustView full post »

look what i just found!

Expired polaroid 600 film!!! And to think that I just missed ‘Roid week on flickr… Off to find my polaroidView full post »

our new space

To say that I am enjoying my new home is an understatement.  I am loving my home.  It simply feels right.  This is theView full post »


Enjoying a few things lately…. ~ Lemons that will be ready in the fall ~ Soft breezes ~ Summer dresses andView full post »

saying goodbyes

We spent our last weekend in Pittsburgh with friends, outside – enjoying wine with the laughter of our girls inView full post »

kindred spirits

Have you ever met someone and immediately felt like you’ve known them forever?  The more you talked, the moreView full post »

busy, busy

I hope that you had a wonderful Mother’s Day weekend! Congrats to Christina who won the giveaway for the spot inView full post »