Monthly Archives: May 2011

Playdate Anticipation

All week, my kids knew they got to see their friends this weekend for a playdate – these friends recently moved to the Bay Area, so we unfortunately don’t get to see them as often as we’d like to. Avery… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Craft Saturday

The girls and I spent a couple of hours making fun crafts on Saturday morning. It was a welcomed diversion from all of the stressful things going on lately. First we tried making tissue paper flowers, and we all failed… Continue reading ⟩⟩

First Production :)

Avery was in her first play on stage last night. It was so fun! She had a great time, even though she told me she had “shaky legs” when she had to say her part. She’s had such an awesome… Continue reading ⟩⟩

From March – last day in Death Valley

I’ve processed 175 pictures… this is going to be one helluva photobook. I can’t wait to see the finished product :) Day One | Day Two, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 | Day Three | Day Four

Yes, I scanned my kid’s first report.

Avery got to do an animal report for school for extra credit. It’s amazing to me how interested in “extra credit” she already is… she’s 6 1/2! She chose a praying mantis as her creature to write about, and was… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Death Valley Trip, 2011 – Day Three!

It’s been a while since I’ve worked on my 600+ pictures of Death Valley. I had such a great time, I can’t wait to do it again next Spring Break! It was just so amazing! Here are some more photos… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Awesome Actions!

I don’t usually run actions on my pictures, just some tweaks I use often that don’t really follow any sort of sequence. My very talented friend Kristin of Kristin Rachelle Photography has just launched some awesome actions, however, so I… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Grammy’s Birthday

Yesterday was my mom’s birthday :) We celebrated at PF Chang’s, one of her favorites. The girls actually ate Chinese food and didn’t complain much about how “weird” and “gross” it was! Happy birthday, Grammy Gigi!

Spring Planting Saturday

We replanted all of our pots in the front and back yards on Saturday afternoon. It was a nice day to do it — not too hot, sunny, and clear :) The girls wanted to take over the whole procedure… Continue reading ⟩⟩