Creation 8 comments
Sometimes I think what my mirror sees and what my camera sees are two different people. My reflection is always young and smiling, full of energy and ready to take on the day. My photographic image is about 30 lbs overweight with the slightest hint of crows feet forming in […]

He Gave Me Life {Faith}


Scavenger Hunt Sunday 8 comments
It feels so good to be participating in Scavenger Hunt Sunday again. I haven’t joined in since April. But this week I had some beautiful shots, thanks to a photo walk with my daughter and an impromptu day out with the hubs. Hope you enjoy looking at my finds for […]

Scavenger Hunt Sunday {Photography}


Sparkly Shoes {Shoe Style Saturday} 4 comments
Have you ever been out and about and saw someone wearing the most fabulous pair of shoes and thought “Wow! I love those.”? That’s what happened to me the other day when Miss 18 and I were hanging out at the Cup N’ Cork. This lady walked into the coffee […]

Not My Shoes {Shoe Style Saturday}



Bollinger Mill 3 comments
Today was the kids’ last day of school. Insert tears here. Today was also my last day of freedom. Insert wailing and moaning here. The kids will be with me every. Single. Day. For the next 3 months… Knowing I was dreading my impending loss of freedom, the hubs took […]

My Last Day of Freedom {Family}


Miss 18 13 comments
Earlier this week, Miss 18 and I decided to go on a photography walk in the historic section of Cape Girardeau. You can see my pictures by clicking on the bold words.  We love it down there because of the old buildings, the views of the Mississippi River and the […]

Hanging with Miss 18 {This or That Thursday}


What I Wore Thursday 12 comments
Are You a Shoe Girl? Please Join Me on Saturday for Shoe Style Saturday! Shoe Style Saturday is just fun way to share pictures of your shoes. If you plan to link up, leave a comment below and let me know so I can check it out. So how was […]

Eight {What I Wore Wednesday}



Wish 4 comments
The hubs likes to say that I carry my own special brand of crazy in a bucket. And that crazy includes a whole lot of skepticism. So when I received an email from the Fairy Hobmother stating that he would like to give me a $50 Amazon Gift Voucher because […]

I Received a Visit from the Fairy Hobmother


Breakfast with the Hubs 4 comments
This is my last week of freedom. On Friday those people will be out of school for the entire summer. I’ve enjoyed my time alone… freedom to wander about… enjoy coffee with friends… hang with the hubs on his days off… sit in the grass and soak up the sun… […]

My Last Week of Freedom {Family}


Carnation 2 comments
One of my mother’s favorite sayings is “Give me my flowers while I’m still living.” Meaning, don’t celebrate me and talk about how much you love me after I’m gone, tell me now while I can appreciate it.  I used to think that was such a hard thing to say […]

Happy Mother’s Day