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this week’s flowers

I visit our local Farmer’s Market every Wednesday morning.  The fresh flowers caught my eye, and I just had toView full post »

easing into summer

Easing into summer around here. Waking up early to have a few quiet moments before my girls wake. Staying up a bitView full post »

shadows and light

It’s no secret that I love fresh flowers in my home. But when I grab my camera to document them, I findView full post »

behind the scenes: instant film photography

A quick, “behind the scenes” look at my process of shooting with my Hasselblad 500c with a polaroid back,View 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 »

spring, around here

A few signs of spring around here ~ More, soon.View full post »

happy mother’s day

Spending the day with my girls, and sending love to my mother!View full post »

almost spring

It’s almost Spring – and I don’t think I’ve ever taken a break for this long!  And it wasView full post »

fresh flowers

A weekly indulgence for me are fresh flowers around my home.  I have mentioned before how I have learned to decorateView full post »

a keepsake

35mm Film, Pentax K1000, Kodak 400 Gold. I noticed this unique flower vase on a table at a tasting room in Napa. IView full post »

the hasselblad

Hasselblad 500 cm,  Portra 400 film. These are photographs from my first roll of film with the newest member of myView full post »

a wedding

Film. Kodak Portra 400nc My heart is so full from such a wonderful weekend.  I attended my cousin’s wedding inView full post »


Film. Kodak Portra 400. I took these captures a while ago, and these peonies have opened up even more.  Their sweetView full post »


In the middle of a recent spring photo walk with my daughters, I finished a roll of Kodak Ektar film.  The only otherView full post »

creativity boot camp – a giveaway {comments closed}

Film. Kodak Ektar 100 I mentioned in an earlier post that I was honored to be a special guest of Maegan’sView full post »

pink blooms

Film. Kodak Ektar 100 Seriously enjoying Spring blooms around here lately.   I love shooting wide open and capturingView full post »

ranunculus love

Kodak Portra 400 NC I have little self control when I see ranunculus at the market.  As you can see from the firstView full post »

tulips and film

Kodak Ektar 100 Tulips and film – such a lovely combination. Signing off a bit early this week, my friends ~View full post »

springtime in louisiana

Kodak Ektar 100 Last week, we made a quick visit to Louisiana to enjoy some of the warm weather and beautiful,View full post »

Welcome, April

Kodak Ektar 100 I’m so happy to welcome April – I look forward to all  of the springtime goodnessView full post »

ranunculus and rainy days

Kodak Ektar 100 film Ranunculus are quite possibly my favorite flower.  Even on rainy, grey filled days (hence theView full post »


Kodak Portra NC 400 film Orchids from this day at the garden.  The clarity of this film amazes me! I’mView full post »

sweet morning light

A sure sign that Spring is on it’s way is the sweet morning light streaming through the windows in theView full post »

the gardens

In an attempt to escape the cold, I visited my local botanical gardens armed with my new Kodak Portra 400 NC film.View full post »

my window

My quiet corner, my window. Finding creative uses for those baby food jars. Please spring, come soon.  Thanks ~View full post »

tulips and afternoon light

I feel that shooting with film definitely gets to the core of my theme of simplicity for this year.  Love theView full post »


We don’t have much planned this weekend, so I am looking forward to keeping warm with my girls. Have a wonderfulView full post »

happy friday

May you carve out a little time this weekend just for you, doing what makes your heart sing. Have a wonderful weekend,View full post »

creative corner

I like to call this quiet space of my home my “creative corner”.  This window has the most beautifulView full post »