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2 photographers 1 inspiration...texture

Autumn is full of so many textures...I had a hard time choosing which texture I wanted to photograph.  Melissa's acorn image is so warm and full of the small details that our eyes tend to miss.  My...

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photography prompt no. 47...clouds

Melissa and I will post our images on Wednesday, November 30th.

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday SALE!

Starting at midnight I will be having a Black Friday and Cyber Monday SALE in my Etsy Shop! Enter the code: FPOE2011 - to receive 40% off all in stock items in my shop (when you check out you will see...

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2 photographers 1 inspiration...clouds

This post is LONG overdue.  I've felt so overwhelmed just keeping up with daily life that I've really slacked in the blog department.  I truly appreciate your patience.  Clouds are so beautiful,...

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my absence

If you're wondering where I've been...I've been enjoying this sweet girl... xoxo,Kristi

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{monday's moment}

this boy makes me smile...

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i'm having a sale...

Since my baby girl was born right around the time of my etsy-verary I didn't have my annual sale. So, I'm having the sale now. Everything in the shop is 50% off with the coupon code of:...

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creative uses for postcards

April, favorite customer of mine recently showed me what she was doing with her recent purchases of postcards.  I loved the idea and wanted to share it with you along with many other creative uses for...

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{monday's moment}

I'm loving that with this new stage of growing...she recognizes me and is happy to see me!

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{monday's moment}

Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark. Begin at the beginning. Tell a story. Make some light. ~Kate DiCamillo

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things i love thursday: buntings, banners & flags

I love buntings, banners and flags. They have such a whimsical and carefree feeling about them. I wanted to share these wonderful examples of buntings, banners & flags from some truly amazing...

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freebie friday: i'm going to make everything beautiful

What a wonderful and positive way to look at life.  Can you just imagine what the world would be like if we all followed this?  Let's find out.I love this quote so much I decided to make it into a...

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freebie friday: dance in the rain

This printable was inspired by my daughter.  She loved the quote and wanted it to hang in her room and to have a color scheme that matched her decor, which also happen to be her favorite colors.  She...

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sisterhood stories - change

Change is inevitable.  Change is constant.  We can't stop it. Often it's welcome. Sometimes it's not.  The changing of the seasons got me thinking about change in the first place.  Here are some of the...

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sisterhood stories - she left proof...

I hate having my picture taken.Hate.  It's a strong word but it fits.I don't like the way I look.  I'm overweight.  I wear the same jeans and t-shirt almost every day.  I rarely put makeup on.  My hair...

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sisterhood stories - a seed of good

I'm a believer that things happen for a reason.  But, when bad or difficult things happen it's hard to understand why they are happening.  It is easier to ask, 'why me?' about our trials in life than...

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free printable christmas tag roundup part 1

I love the holiday season but I don't love all of the stress, commitments, and over-loaded to do list that comes with it.  What I do love is finding something that someone has already made for me that...

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sisterhood stories...normal day

This post is belated but inspired by the events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary in December 2012.  I am sending prayers to those who have lost a loved one and may be wishing for one more...

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sisterhood stories...a color story

In November I had the rare chance to photograph our abundant crop of pomegranates and my sweet little 3 year old, Emma.  We had a lot of fun and she enjoyed the one on one attention I was able to give....

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sisterhood stories - how do you measure a life...

{As you will read from the following, this post was a hard one for me to write.  Really all posts are hard for me but, this was exceptionally hard.  I wrote this 2 years ago (Aug. 2010) and never...

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sisterhood stories...wander aimlessly

I find that for the most part we as a society are too overloaded, too scheduled, too stimulated.  Yesterday I felt like just going nowhere, no plan, no agenda, just to wander aimlessly, an unscheduled...

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sisterhood stories...colors of 2013

I always enjoy a good challenge.  Recently I've taken part in a color challenge started by a friend and fellow photographer, Eva Ricci.   It is called Colors of 2013.  Eva is encouraging us to start...

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sisterhood stories...

We never truly know who is 'watching' or 'observing' us.  We never truly know how far reaching our choices and actions will carry.  I often find myself just going through the motions of daily life....

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sisterhood stories...if not for you

This week has been an extra challenging week in the parenting department.  And yes, it's only Wednesday.  My kids have been listening less, fighting more and have a major case of cabin fever.  We can't...

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sisterhood stories...green inspiration

This month the color challenge is green.  Green is fresh & clean and reminds me of growth and new beginnings.  All shades of green and beautiful but I happen to like the minty green the best. Here...

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