Dress and shoes courtesy of Tar-jay (Target) A blueberry pancake for breakfast Landscaping Balancing rocks in backyard courtesy of my friend Julie’s neighborhood (i.e. they were free!) A beautiful smile Love courtesy of daddy Kids Konserve lunch bag courtesy of Kids Konserve, SIGG bottle (the BPA-free version) courtesy of SIGG (and daddy’s paycheck) and cucumber and strawberries courtesy of our garden BPA-free, phthalate-free, eco-friendly backpack courtesy of Eco-Gear (and mommy’s paycheck) Another great smile My tree-hugger in training (with her eco-friendly backpack & lunch bag) following daddy and Julian to line up for class One last smile – You can tell she’s thinking, “That’s enoughRead More →

I’ve been wanting to get some new pictures of Ava and Julian together for a while. With Christmas right around the corner, I got my act together, cleared everything out of my dining room, transformed into a makeshift studio, and took these shots last week. When I sent them in to Costco to have them printed (not my usual printer, but an acceptable substitute especially when running short on time and cash), I didn’t expect a follow up phone call from a Costco employee asking if they were taken by a professional. I stumbled a bit before answering, “I took them.” She asked again, “YouRead More →