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Family Pictures 2011

We are so blessed to have a couple of family and friends who are great photographers!  This year, we were able to get some time with my sister-in-law from GreyLake Photo & Design.  It was fun and we had a lot of fun having…

Letting Kids Explore Their Love Of…

I believe it’s so important to let my kids explore what they love.  Photography (courtesy of Cyrus)- Forgot automatic focus  Me and Bexley…pretty good!  Outside playing….  Eisley…nice shot! There is that handsome boy behind the camera! (and his much adored sister) It can be scary…

To Never Forget How Close God Is…

I, nor anyone else could have painted such a beautiful morning. My eldest son, he saw it first. The red, orange and blue painted sky. I was far too busy. Until I heard the excitement and awe in his voice. I looked up, and…

I’m Such A Rookie…

The day after I received my sewing machine, I NEEDED to start sewing.  My little guy, Cyrus had been really sad that his “Thomas the Train” shirt was too small for him.  Actually, he was becoming VERY sentimental when it came to growing out…

Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Recently, I was reminded of how important it is to get your kids outside, even when it’s cold (not dangerously cold, obviously). Read this. It’s important and completely healthy to get out in the sun without sunscreen for 15 minutes a day!  Vitamin D,…

Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree!

Growing up, my family has always gone to the same tree farm since I can remember to purchase our Christmas tree.  Such a fun tradition!  And we all still go with them but since it’s all the way up in Michigan, we choose to…

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The Latest Updates on Zeke

Hospital Hauntings

The familiar routine of the nurses talking through every step while putting in an IV, I watch and remember. The questions they ask as they start the machine and I can’t help but want them to leave, even as sweet and helpful as they…

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The Unchanging Picture Frame

To take time to write is to take time to grieve. Sure, it isn’t as often I find myself losing my breath missing my boy, but it sure does happen and enough that I am never far from remembering the gaping hole our family…

Happy 6th Birthday, Zekey

I stayed up late to be awake when it became 11-19. I cried, I ached, I longed to have been up for other reasons. Such as decorating for him to wake up and see our excitement for him and being with us another year,…