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May 6, 2015

  Sometimes, when people ask me about my in-laws, I tell them I won the lottery. To only say that I’m lucky would be an unfair understatement. My husband’s family has a way of making me feel like I’ve always been there, like I’ve always been one of them. They can give anyone—even a shy […]

March 20, 2014

  Flowers from a dear friend, reminding me to enjoy the spring sunshine today.    

December 31, 2013

Thank you all for another year of your friendship, business, kindness, prayers, and love. So very grateful to have you. Happy 2014.

December 20, 2013

Dear Kind Sir, Last Saturday, we met at the post office. You were patiently waiting in line when I came back inside,  feeling foolish and frantic, searching for a one hundred dollar bill that had fallen out of my coat pocket. You offered to help me find it, as did several other customers waiting in […]

June 6, 2013

Happy Anniversary, Love. *photos by Jessica (Carpenter) Rocha. Thanks, friend.

April 6, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, I sat by the fireplace in our first home. I watched my husband from across the room. I smiled at the puppy asleep in my lap. It was the first day of spring and my heart was happy. I couldn’t believe all of the good that God has given to […]

December 21, 2012

Although I didn’t shoot as much film this year as I would have liked, I’m so glad I decided to learn more about it. One of my goals for 2013 is to shoot at least one roll a month. Because I shoot with manual settings when I use my digital cameras, I truly believe working […]

December 7, 2012

I’m so thrilled to have Summer & Ryan’s August wedding featured in the winter issue of Dainty Obsessions Magazine! The magazine is beautifully done, and is available throughout the Midwest. Be sure to pick up a copy to see Summer and Ryan’s feature, as well to find inspiration for your own wedding. So much pretty […]

September 11, 2012

August 13, 2012

There’s nothing quite like finding a handwritten note in the mailbox, and today these words from my Granny made my heart full: “Wishing you and Brett love, laughter, and many fulfilled dreams.”      

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