• Everyday Family,  Personal,  Travel

    5 Amazing things to do in Durango, Colorado

      Durango, Colorado is a beautiful and charming mountain town.  It is as idyllic as any place can be. No matter the season, there is something for everyone and plenty to fill your days and nights. Our family got to visit  during the fall season.  After the long hot Arizona summer my heart yearned for fall and so we went on a quest to find it.  Durango did not disappoint! It provide a dazzling array of autumn colors and a chill in the morning air that turned our cheeks red and breath foggy and white.  Our family of six had such a great time we are already planning our return. …

  • Motherhood,  Personal,  Photography

    The Power of a Photograph

    Has a photograph ever stopped you in your tracks?  The other day, as I scrolled through our family vacation pictures, a certain image stopped me in my tracks.  ‘Who is this?’ I thought. Then, as I looked closer, my heart broke a little as I realized it was actually my son. My son! My little boy! Oh dear, where had the years gone? Why did he look all grown up?  Where was I when this happened?  The truth is, I’ve been here by his side all along and yet it seems like he changed overnight.  He is my first born child and when I first had him, everyone gave me…

  • Personal

    Hello! Introduction

    Welcome friends! Took the leap and finally committed to begin this journal.  I look forward to getting to know each other better.  I look forward to journaling some of my images and thoughts about motherhood, personal photography projects, client sessions, travels, health, books, tips etc. A few things about me: I am a wife and a mama.  I have four wonderful kiddos and have been married for 16 years.  Love constantly reading and learning new things.  I began photographing back in 2006 but took a breaks through the years as one of my daughters was born with a health problem requiring open heart surgery (similar to Jimmy Kimmel’s son).  I…