Wow, what an uber crazy week I’ve had! With 5 sessions in one week (my record), this full time mom-part time photographer has pulled way too many late nights. Besides that, I am MOVING in two weeks (and supposed to be packing) AND painting a dresser and armoire in my once parked in garage AND posting on at the IDEA ROOM tomorrow and my baby turns ONE this weekend and I’ve been strategizing what fun cake I will make her (along with deciding last minute to make a blurb book of her first year of life), AND my son is begging me to come see the baby chicks that hatched in his first grade class. Now that was a major run-on sentence. As if all that isn’t enough, I find myself getting wrapped up in the home decor blogs as I dream of my fresh new home palette I am embarking upon. Too much? Well, maybe, but I love to be busy….makes me happy…and maybe a little crazy.
Here is a teaser pic…
How about a little story? Since someone is waiting ever so patiently (and leaving blog comments on other posts to remind me that she is waiting) for me to post some pics, I will now grant her wish. She probably skipped past the story and went straight to the pics like some others of you might do. Maybe I’ll quiz her on the story part.
My dear friend, Rachelle, is the happy mother of 7. Five of those children happen to be the cutest, funnest, most adorable quintuplets I know (and have been honored to photograph since they were newborns). I love their family, their older 2 get along great with my older 3, and who doesn’t love the 5 babies (that’s what we call them at our house–even though they are almost 3). We try to get together just for fun about once a month. We live about 25 minutes away from each other, so its an effort worth making.
She told me a while back about a friend who has 25 acres with longhorns and fields of bluebonnets in the springtime. I said to let me know and we could all go together (and take pictures, of course). Last Saturday we went, and an hours drive later, we arrived, and it was QUITE the adventure!
This shot is through the window, you can see the car at the bottom. We were told to follow Bob (the ranch owner) through the herd, but he got through too quickly and the longhorns started gathering into their group again. They didn’t want to move, and stared us down. It was pretty funny. Eventually we got out of there (3 cars of us).
My boys were really excited about this adventure because the LOVE longhorns. They are all about the UT pride, living in Austin. They are excited that their new school mascot is actually a longhorn, and I have plans to decorate their new room around this theme. So I had to capture some longhorns with plans to splatter their walls.
Not sure which ones I love yet….thoughts?
Then the whole fam with the longhorns in the background….they were very curious as to what we were doing in their territory. It was a bit chaotic (about 20 people behind me) and slightly nerve wracking, so this was about the best shot we got of the group.
Jayson had a video camera and Rachelle was snapping some of her own shots.
Just the Quints on the fence….
Then I took some of my kids. I dressed the girls in yellow and when the boys groaned a bit about having to wear a shirt I picked out, I just asked for a navy blue one. They actually turned the graphic on the shirt to the back while I snapped a few. Trying to show happy smiles.
Ok, so she didn’t wave in that one, but she did in this one…..
Thanks, to you readers for your enthusiasm and support:) I love to hear from you.
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