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Introducing … SAM

We were expecting Sam to show up around December 28th last year. Instead he decided to come 3 weeks early. Ashlee’s blood pressure was way to high so she ended up having a c-section on December 7th. Best day of my Life! It was agony as all the family waited to hear that the baby […]

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Sneak peek of “the money pit”

A couple of years ago I was feeling a bit restless as I was now a empty nestor. I loved my home and gardens and everything that Larry and I had created over the 16 years we had been in our home in Apex. I think we had run out of projects there and were […]

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Example number one or two????

Forgot to put these in the pregnancy shoot post and I had to add them because I love this shot. I really like them both ways. What is your favorite?

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Dream “finally” comes true

For all of you that know me  you have heard me saying since my daughter Ashlee got married back in 2007 “show me the babies”.  Well she finally obliged!  You are also probably  wondering why I have fallen off the face of the earth the last year or so. This is reason number 1. Reason […]

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Sailing with Team Tijon

If you read my blog you will notice its been quite a while since I’ve posted. If you know me then you know that I always have a lot to say, it’s just been a super busy time in my life and I don’t typically posts my shoots for privacy reasons. Larry and I have […]

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Photos that inspire me.

Hi Everyone. I thought I would share with you from time to time photos that I have found that inspire me. I love how the artist Ekaterina Efremova captured these beautiful children. From the exquisite lighting, the way they are standing in the frame, to their adorable expressions; I love it all. If you want […]

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The lost Art of Handtinting

Back in the day, before color film was invented artists would hand paint a black and white photo by painting on top of the photo with oil paints to simulate color. I have always loved this technique and learned to hand tint 28 years ago while I was at Memphis College of Arts. One of […]

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Longing for a little ray of sun

This is where I long to be today. Who else is tired of all the cold and wet this winter? I took these on one of my trips to St. Martin. Larry keeps talking about moving there and with a winter like we have had this year, I have to say it seems very enticing.

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Happy Halloween

We love decorating for Halloween and really enjoy seeing little ones all dressed up in their princess and pirate costumes. Sadly,though since we are not in a neighborhood we do not get many trick or treaters. So today when Larry jokingly  said why don’t we dress up the dogs and take photos of them, I […]

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Giving Thanks by Giving Back

  This is the time of the year when we reflect and give thanks. I find that I have so much to be thankful for. I have 2 amazing daughters and a wonderful son-in-law who are healthy and happy. I have a kind and loving husband of 23 years who is my best friend and […]

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