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Red Thread Sessions {approved photographer}

YEAH! So a few weeks back I blogged about an organization that I was approved for, The tiny sparrow foundation. On that same day I applied for that I also applied for Red Thread Sessions. And just the other day, I was approved for that one too!! This organization is for families who adopt. To …

Questions you should ask your wedding photographer.

When I am done meeting with potential brides and grooms at the end of our time, I always ask, is there any other questions you have for me? The number one thing they say to me is “I don’t know what other questions to ask.” I always try to cover typical questions when we are …

Beautiful Mountain Wedding {Pine Rose Wedding Photographer}

So this is an awesome couple!! They are just perfect for each other, sweet, loving, caring, fun, happy, full of smiles… I could just go on! I enjoyed photographing this wedding so much! May of you know my dad is my second photographer for most of my weddings. It’s such a blessing to have him …

Ashdown Family {Lake Arrowhead Photographer}

I have known Erin for a few years now. She is such a sweet lady! Although our lives seem to be so busy, it’s always fun being able to catch up with her. This is her family, kids are awesome and her husband loves her!! Thanks Erin for allowing me to spend a little big …

Mountain Wedding {Pine Rose Wedding Photographer}

I met Jessica & Jonathan a few months before their wedding day. What a sweet couple they are. As we were talking I learned that he is a DJ. He DJ’s weddings and loves it. That in turn makes him a planner!! We were getting ready for them to see each other before the ceremony …

Gajewski Family {Running Springs Family Photographer}

I met this beautiful lady last year playing softball here in our small town. She was home for the summer and she decided to play on our Mountain Softball Ladies league with her mom. She is so sweet and her little boy, super cute! I still play softball with her mom when these three were …

Back to school special {for YOU}

My girls start school this coming Monday. I am so sad that the summer is over, but I’m looking forward to getting back in to the routine and the schedules. This year my girls will both be in a combo class. One in a 2/3 combo and the other in a 4/5 combo. My prayer …

As a mommy…

I am a mommy to two beautiful girls. My oldest will be 10 next month and my youngest is 7. They both love computer games and playing on their kindles. However my oldest is a computer/gadget/gaming fanatic. I’m always on the look out for websites that are safe for them to play on with out …

What to wear, what to wear…

With Fall just around the corner I have lots of families booking family session! I LOVE family sessions! But one question all moms ask is what should we wear? This post is for you! Click it up a Notch is talking about family sessions. What to wear for your family session. I totally agree with …

Tiny Sparrow Foundation {Giving back}

Have you heard of this? I am always on the look out for ways to give back. Being so blessed in my business and family, I want to say thank you in a meaningful way. When the fires came through these mountains and took quite a few homes, I donated print packages to the families …

Get your credit NOW!!

Can you believe August is almost over? The years just seem to speed up faster and faster. I think it’s because I can see the changes in my kids as they years go by. It’s so great to see them grow, watch them find who they are, see them mature and get to be part …

Custom Watermarks

Ever wonder how photographers put their name over the image, but it’s just real light? It’s called a watermark. Check this out… I really enjoy this website and I follow her on Facebook. She has lots of helpful tools for professionals and beginners. This is something that people ask all the time, but here it’s …

Edgewood Mansion {Big Bear Wedding Photographer}

Edgewood Mansion is in Big Bear Lake. Wow, it’s just a beautiful location! Rolling green grass, waterfalls, rock sculptures and it’s beautiful landscaped. That is just the outside! Inside, 9 bedrooms, wine room, sauna, gym, bar… amazing! Madeline and Ian are so funny. We laughed SO much and had a great time with them running around …

Mountain Family Pictures {Running Springs Photographer}

How cute are these boys?! I did a small group bible study with this beautiful mommy last year and her oldest son was in my daughters 1st grade class. {It’s a small mountain} These boys are super active and even said “this is better than JC Penny” lol It was fun hanging out with this …

Dad's 60th birthday

Everyone came out to California to celebrate Dad’s 60th birthday this year. All these kids are so cute and sweet! They were headed to their cabin in Big Bear and made a stop to get some family pictures! It was awesome to meet all of them and they picked a wonderful weekend for pictures and …

Arrowhead Country Club Wedding Photography

Dave & Katie are teacher in New York. Not just teachers, but teachers in a very low-income area of New York. Katie is a “Teach for America” teacher, which means that she wanted to teach in low-income areas. What an awesome influence these two have on the students they are teaching. As I was making …

20 years in the making

This was the first time ALL the grandkids had ever been together. The family started growing 20 years ago with a grandson and now, 9 grandkids later they are one BIG happy family. These were taken the weekend we got that flash flood storm here in Running Springs. They could not believe, the ONE time …

Liam, 19 days old

What a sweet little boy this is! I got to hold him and snuggle him for a bit. He is definitely NOT a sleeper… although we did get a couple with his eyes closed. Mom and Dad are first time parents and so excited to have him. He was unexpected and a miracle baby… he …