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

World Market~Share the Joy and Team Jaylie Slipper Drive for Children with Cancer

share the joy @capturing joy with kristen duke

This holiday season, I was blessed to be a part of a project that helped me think outside of myself on a bigger level. I think we all feel the Spirit of Christmas giving, and aim to teach our children to “give back” and “get involved” to look for service opportunities, but sometimes don’t know where to find those chances.  I want to help others, and share the joy, but don’t often do the digging… Continue Reading

Joy Quote

joy is portable 11x14

  I asked my bloggy friend Kiki at Kiki Creates to design something pretty around this quote.  I told her the colors I wanted, and she came up with something beautiful!  I originally found the quote from Leigh Anne at Your Homebased Mom on her Christmas card, but I altered the words just a little.  Kiki does beautiful design work, and if you’d like the same design, you can find this print in her shop. … Continue Reading

Ruffles and Fringe~Sponsors


I posted a while back that I love free stuff and would photograph said “stuff” as well (to use as needed).  Included in the offer is a blog post and button on the bottom for 2 months.  I am slightly obsessed with any kind of accessory, and these cute headbands are no exception.  Nicole sent me 4 adorable headbands–all different.  I think my favorite is the green/purple double flower, but I also love how she… Continue Reading