Halle’s 18th Birthday

Happy 18th birthday Halle! Right now we are sitting on a plane home from Phoenix where I watched my first born jump out of an airplane and go hurdling toward the earth. I’m so glad we got to do that together. You always have been, and always will be my forever adventure buddy. You didn’t…

Josh “I Am”

I loved Halle’s “I Am” project so much that I wanted to recreate it for Josh. The photographer who did Halle’s moved to Australia, but I was reasonably sure I could replicate it. I hired Michelle Chudleigh to do the portraits, and they are SO good. We told Josh that Michelle was just looking to…

Josh’s 15th Birthday

Happy 15th birthday Josh! What a year it has been. It literally feels a lifetime ago that you turned 14. So many things have changed. All for the better.  You finished your middle school career with online school. You received your special 4.0 award with a video and elbow bumps. 8th grade continuation was online.…

Oct 2021 Recap

The fun just doesn’t stop. LONG LIVE FALL!! Halle was the only one who wanted to go to the Pumpkin Patch this year. So we took Dash and off we went on a beautiful fall day. It’s nice having a Dash when you don’t have any toddlers. We took him to see the Goats and…

Phineas and Ferb Halloween

Happy Halloween from our gang to yours! Halle, our resident Halloween lover, had 4 different costumes this year. Ferb, and then at the ward Halloween party she, Riley and Ruby were the Crayons from Studio C. Then at the annual Boulder Stake Halloween Dance (put on by yours truly) She was Crank Newt from the…

Disneyland

I don’t even know where to begin. I am so glad we took this trip. We had a blast. I forgot how magical disney really is. Let’s just start at the very beginning. A very good place to start. Halle REALLY wanted to go to Disney at Halloween time to see all the fun decor…

Family Photos 2021

I have been wanting to do photos at South Mesa Trailhead forever! They didn’t disappoint. I love the moody fall colors. Alyssa Burns did both these pics and Halle’s senior photos. Love her. Highly recommend.

Sept 2021 recap

IT HAS BEEN THE BEST FALL EVER!! So, so much fun, joy and pride watching the kids do what they love. Josh rocking the tennis court, Halle being a SUPERSTAR on Stage, and Blake playing flag football and hanging with his friends. The weather’s been great, the leaves are beautiful, and I am HAPPY!