moving on up

well, today was quincy’s first official day in her new room! for whatever reason, i keep thinking about the little ‘bearnstien bears’ book that talks abouat a new baby… and how sister bear had to move out of her little room, and her little bed to make room for the baby that was coming. i […]


This morning I got a call from a friend who said she had something she wanted to give me before my baby came… quincy invited her daughter to come over and play so she was going to come by. She showed up with tubes of soaps, lotions, exfoliators and the like and announced to me […]

early morning nesting

i am exhausted. it’s ridiculous.i am in all-out-‘nesting’ mode…and i can’t stop!of course, with the new member of the family very close to arriving, everything must move. we have to move the den, to move quincy, to make the nursery. in order to move the den we had to clean out all the crap in […]


so i still haven’t seen it in real life. these are my aunts.. they actually took these photos the first time the kit was available during the testing period… see… a long time ago, i think it was march, costco agreed to ‘test’ this kit. so it shipped to 8 costcos that were totally random. […]

cha summer

so… i am missing out. i just got off the phone w/ em and i made her give me all the details i could think to ask… who she has spoken with… who has she seen, what people are buzzing about and anything else! i am feeling so left out! of course, it’s for a […]


I am happy to report, that I made an conscious effort to take photos today. I got some cute ones… I did a lot of sitting, a little sleeping and catch this, I actually went in the water! Great beach day. Eric took some great shots of Cory in surf camp, so cute- and I […]


I am being the ultimate lazy. I have GOT to kick it into gear today and get some good photos… or I am going to be sorry. I didn’t take good photos last year cause I was so busy working… this year I am just lazy. So that is today’s goal… really concentrate on photography. […]


I keep sitting down intending to blog and getting distracted! It’s already wed. of our beach week. Time flies when you’re having fun. And we are! I mean simply getting out of the heat, is a party! It’s so nice to drive w/ the windows rolled down and go outside during daylight hours! It is […]


you ever take time to marvel at the obscene amounts of passion that run through the veins of this ‘scrapbooking’ industry!?  it’s out of control! It’s inspiring really. Tonight, we invited the retail scrapbook store owners in our ‘region’,  over to emily’s uber-cute abode, for a little educational training evening!  I think about 15 stores […]


It’s morning already! I was up too late last night. I caught a second wind and with things so quiet and my studio was almost even a little bit clean, I got to playing. I had eric take a few pictures of me. I am feeling bad that I didn’t take more photos specifically to […]