Category Archives: Photography

Elf on the Shelf, 2016

Elf on the Shelf: 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | Our poor elf, Milo – he’s really starting to run out of ideas. How many years can one elf be expected to keep up… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Elf on the Shelf 2015

Our elf, Milo, has been entertaining us so far this year! As the days of December continue, I’ll add to this post ;) Elf on the Shelf: 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | Elf… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Elf on the Shelf 2014

Our elf Milo’s hijinks from 2014 :) Elf on the Shelf: 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | Elf on the Shelf: 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 |

Urban Exploration?

I’m not really sure what to call this theme that I’ve got going so far for this year’s 365 photo project. I have a feeling ‘urban’ won’t last long as I like myself a good old empty desert photo, too.… Continue reading ⟩⟩

365 for 2014

I just don’t know how I could NOT continue to do a daily photo. I asked the girls yesterday if I could take their pictures for my last photo of the year, and Ainsley asked me, “Does this mean you’re… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Death Valley, March 2014 (76.365 – 80.365)

Jared and I took the kids camping in Death Valley for the first time this Spring Break. We’d never attempted it before because we knew it wouldn’t be as interesting to them as it is to us, but this year… Continue reading ⟩⟩


My husband built me a camera closet! We used the coat closet near our front door (which never really housed any coats…) and converted it into a storage closet for my gear. First he installed a few shelves where I… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Star trails over the California desert

I have attempted this many many times over the years. Until now, my camera battery has always died mid-experiment, but this time I had an AC adapter plugged into a power strip, which went to an extension cord that was… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Vacation to the Big Island – Hawaii, 2013

In October, my husband and I went for a short vacation to the Big Island. I had never been there before – compared to the islands I have been to, Hawaii is very very much the most volcanic! Such a… Continue reading ⟩⟩

ClickinWalk, 2013 :)

Gee, this only happened two months ago :) Several girls local to me and I had a great time wandering the streets of Riverside, CA for the morning. Then we had Mexican food and margaritas for lunch ;)