Baking brown butter treats at home
Taking pictures of two girls
Easter Family Picture
Pictures of a ballet dancer in her tutu

Capture the Joy 3


Were you in pictures with your loved ones this week? Hashtag #capturethejoy on Instagram or Twitter, and your images will show up in the stream below (you can even go back and hashtag afteter you’ve taken them). I was a travelin’ fool, and was in a handful of pictures, see if you can spy my images below or on IG with the hashtag. I also play along with #ispyrefashion when I wore a scarf or… Continue Reading

Capture the Joy~ReVamped


If you’ve been following my blog for a little while, you might remember last May, I introduced “Capture the Joy” in front of the lens to encourage moms to get out from behind the camera and in pictures with their kids. Well, the idea was a big link up party and it sorta fizzled.  Then I wanted to crawl in a little corner and forget I ever tried to do it because I think just… Continue Reading

Capture the Joy in front of the Lens #2


Last week, I was walking my kids to school and my sweet neighbor Marissa was in the hallway (waiting for me to go on our walk) and captured this moment with her phone: It was so thoughtful of her, and just seeing this image brings a tear to my eye at a moment captured that I couldn’t very easily re-create. I’ve got 3 kids in elementary school, and when I part with the boys, I… Continue Reading

Capture the Joy~ A few of my Favorites from the get together


It was so fun to visit the sites that linked up to my first Capture the Joy in front of the lens series.  Being that it was Mother’s Day weekend, I read a lot of hearfelt posts, and super sweet pictures of momma’s with their kids. I’m so happy to see that they recognize the importance of being in pictures with their kids, so I’m sharing a few of my favorites with you to make… Continue Reading

Capture the Joy…in front of the Lens~Get Together #1


I decided to start this link get together the day after Mother’s Day, hoping that if any day the mother’s would get in pictures with their children, it was this weekend! This project is about getting out from behind the camera and getting in some pictures with your family. This is not just for the mothers of young children, but for grandmothers, or those that are not mothers. It’s just a weekly reminder to be… Continue Reading