Tuesday, November 4, 2008


Just another reminder for everyone to go out and VOTE today!!  I already went, and there was no line or no waiting....it was in and out!  Nice.  I wasn't planning on going until this afternoon when Frans got home from work, but as it happens, we woke up to a huge water mess, so he was home cleaning that up!  Something under our kitchen sink broke, so we woke up at 7:00, to the sound of water running....and  thought, okay, that's not the shower, it's not the toilet having just been flushed....OH NO!  We had water in the main bathroom, all down the hall, in the girls bedroom, in the kitchen and dining room and almost into the family room!  what a job cleaning that up!

Friday, October 17, 2008


"Mom, you're not a very good pourer, but, you're a good mom"  melt.my.heart. Don't know how I spilled all that, I must have been in a hurry!

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Trent and Chantal

I was just going through my pictures from Trent and Chantal's wedding last Friday night, and these few caught my eye...thought I would share them! 
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Frank and Barb

Frank and Barb were married on September 27th in a private ceremony with only a few family members and friends in attendance.  I was honored to be asked to photograph the two of them on their special day!  I've known Barb most of my life, and am so happy for the both of them that they have found the loves of their lives!
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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Jared and Sally

My cousin Sally got married on September 13th to Jared Johnson, and I was thrilled to be a part of their special day!  They were so much fun to photograph and they didn't stop giggling all day!  Here are a few of my favorite photos... although I had a lot of favorites from their wedding!     101137144157065

Sunday, September 28, 2008

baby steps....

IMG_9692My baby girl is walking at 10 1/2 months (my earliest walker)!  She has been flirting with the idea for the last few weeks, and is now finally getting enough confidence to get up and go!  This stage is so much fun for all of us...but then, I think I say that every stage is the best!      hmmm...should I turn around or keep going?IMG_9679IMG_9705
And no sunday is complete without the comics and a nap on the floor!IMG_9656

Wednesday, September 17, 2008


A few things that are making me smile today....

Fresh flowers on the table...IMG_9187  

and my 4 1/2 year old Toni who is loving preschool, and especially loves to bring home her 'projects' to be hung on the fridge!

Steve and Lindsay wedding

Steve and Lindsay were married on September 1st at Val Vista Lakes Country Club.  It was a beautiful setting, and they were a great couple to photograph!  I haven't finished editing all their photos, but here is a sneak peek at a few!  I love how the sun was peeking through the trees during the ceremony...IMG_8876IMG_9074IMG_9081 1IMG_9231

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

so sweet....

While in Seattle in August for Adam and Lisa's wedding, I had the opportunity to photograph my best friend Tiffany's girls, and my friend Coutney's little girl Julia.   Here are just a few pictures of these sweet girls!IMG_8667IMG_8724IMG_8897IMG_9045IMG_9155

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Holiday photo sessions...

   School has started, summer is coming to an end, and soon it will be time to start thinking about the holidays.  Don't wait until the last minute to book your holiday photo session!!  Call or email me to set up an appointment soon!  Prices for a family photo session are $125.00, and christmas card design is $50.00, which will include several different designs to choose from.  You will get all of your photographs on a CD with a copyright release so you may print them at your favorite lab.  Call today to secure your date!Final 1 Untitled-1

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Adam and Lisa..

Adam and Lisa were married on August 16th in Seattle.  These two are such a cute couple, and I was glad to be part of their special day!  Here are two pictures, and will add more to an album soon!IMG_9652 IMG_9677

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Juan and Gabriella

   Juan and Gabby were married on June 28th, at the Inmaculate Heart of Mary church in downtown.  IMG_7887IMG_8123

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Our family trip....

  As busy as we were in June, with weddings and the bridal show, we still managed to get away to San Diego for five days with our girls.  We had been anxiously waiting for this trip for a long time, and we just couldn't wait for July to go!  We had such a fun time, and got some much needed R&R!   IMG_5516 1IMG_5584 1IMG_5645 1

Kris and Jamie

Kris and Jamie were married on June 20th at the Ocotillo Golf Resort.  It was a HOT day, I think the temp reached 117 at one point!   But we still managed to get some great shots despite the sweltering temps!  122 175These rings hanging off of the bride's boquet were her "something old".  They were her grandmothers rings...I thought that was so neat!108303

Wednesday, July 9, 2008


4x6 1   Here is my nephew Finley Troy...he is such a doll!015
my neice Madelyn Sue...she was born early, and is so sweet!

and this last picture is my friend Sam's baby Rilynn.  She was born several weeks early, and here she is about
two weeks old


A few pictures from Jailene's graduation shoot....she is the sweetest girl!

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Michael and Vanessa

   Michael and Vanessa were married on  May 10, 2008 at the Ora nge Tree Golf Resort in Scottsdale.  They were such a fun couple to work with!  0159039403210365