Wednesday, July 28, 2010


sprinklers pop up at 8pm on a wondeful summer night while playing with friends..
what is one to do?
run through them with your girlfriends..of course!
the sounds of infectious giggles echoing through the streets is the best..
just look at those faces..

Monday, July 26, 2010

growing up rainbows..

i have been wanting to make this cake forever.. this weekend i did.
it was a bit leaning tower of pisa-ish but overall, not bad for a
"i don't like to bake"
kinda gal..
my girls and all the neighborhood kids who came knocking because i think they smelled it in the air..
lahhhh-ved it!
besides that..
today i am off to a dr. appt for chloe's check up and to register her for pre-school..
seriously.. i can't take it.
i am going to be a mom of a 1st grader and prechool-er..
so crazy.
growing up. make it stop.
some sort of super power time freezing potion would be fabulous.
don't think it exists though..
does it?

Thursday, July 22, 2010

love to see this..

the girls are obsessed with books..
they even go to sleep with them..
i turn the corner and see this..
i love it...

the girls completed their summer reading program at the library and got their t-shirts last week..
makena LOVEs hers and chloe will not go near hers..
it is a T-SHIRT after-all?? not a dress??
{it is still in the plastic}
we had a fun pool party for makena with sno-cones..
we went to sunny palm springs for 3 days and stayed here..
water slides, lazy rivers, water park.. beautiful grounds..
it was so so so much fun..
my sister gave birth to a beautiful baby boy named micah.. he has me wrapped already..
pictures coming soon! he is so handsome.
we saw toy story 3 and i cried..
seriously? what is wrong with me..honestly though..
 i really didn't see how they were getting outta there??
yes, chloe made it through a movie..
remember this post..
yes, i am but also..
the candy.
that is the secret weapon to get a toddler through a movie..
they last forever!!!
 and i am baking a rainbow cake!!
have you ever had or baked one?
it is very exciting!
in a cake!
6 layers high!!
does it get any better than that?
according to makena?

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

won't you join me?

my photog biz is now on facebook..
i am so excited to get this party started..
a shame-less plug..
i know..
if you are interested in seeing my pictures, getting updates, participating in GOOD bribes
 (aka giveaways) etc..
on this exciting journey...
then click the "like" button..
(i am soo bossy..right)
but only do it if you reallllllyyy mean it..

Thursday, July 15, 2010


happy birthday my sweet makena.
i love you and couldn't be more proud of you.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010


is so sweet and is the definition of passion.
everything she does is with passion...

all of it.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Sunday, July 11, 2010

i miss polaroid. and the sunshine.

this is one of my favorite polaroids i have taken.
chloe loved to sit in her yellow bucket at the beach last year.

so far this year, the sun has yet to shine.
it is driving me craaaazy.
can we do some sort of sunshine
 or would begging
 or stomping work?
just let me know and i am on it!

Sunday, July 04, 2010

i have been dabbling..

and loving it!!

Friday, July 02, 2010

the fair

we ate.. ate..and ate..
they rode.. rode.. and rode..
do you remember the fair as a kid?
i love re-living it through my girls..