Friday, June 17, 2016

I Love My Kids!

For the longest time I used to think that my kids were the hardest people ever to take pictures of... they just didn't seem to want to cooperate! But I think I've relaxed a bit and they're finally recognizing that the quicker they cooperate, the quicker we're done! And I think they love seeing the end result, so they get more into it. Plus Charlie is such a dream when it comes to pictures. If I ask him to show me his smile, he flashes me the most genuine smiles imaginable.

Liam's baptism is what prompted this photoshoot. I really wanted a picture for his baptism invitations, but I also wanted to take pictures of all the kids. So anyway, I don't know that this urban-ish location was the best fit for "baptism" pictures, but I was desperate for a spot and this one just jumped out at me and I'm really happy with how they turned out!
 
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Friday, April 22, 2016

Navy Museum!

This little museum exceeded my expectations! We had a blast going there with Grandma Lisa and Grandpa Tracy... the kids didn't want to leave! We will have to go back sometime soon, and maybe hit up the nearby fountain park while we're at it!
 
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Tender Mercies and Liam's Baptism Day

What a special thing it is to witness your child choosing to do as Jesus did and be baptized. Liam is such a tender, sweet and good boy. We absolutely adore him and are so thankful for his example of humility and sincerity. He's just a young boy, but there is such depth to his testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ and I love him all the more for it.

When he came home after his baptism he just kept saying what a wonderful day it was and that he wished he could relive it. It made me really happy to see him so happy.

I was also overwhelmed by the tender mercies of a loving Heavenly Father who helped me in my preparations for the baptism. It was such a busy week with company arriving and whatever else (I honestly don't remember everything-ha!) that it was hard for me to stay on top of things. Luckily, I was blessed to have amazing family right by my side and dear friends to help me in my forgetfulness, as well as save the day when I encountered last-minute hangups (broken printer). And to all of the children who sang "The Miracle" with Liam, I'll be forever thankful. The music was so touching! All in all, I felt an overwhelming amount of gratitude for all the help and support we received in both preparing Liam for baptism, as well for the help we received with the "extras" that made his day all the more special.

God really is in the details of our lives.
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Monday, March 28, 2016

Easter

I don't know that there will ever be a day that I'm not playing catch-up here on the blog. In my dream world, I am way more current in my postings. Until then, I'll keep doing my best. With my personal photos, I've been editing in Lightroom lately... trying to figure out that program in hopes that it'll speed up my editing process. I'm such a slow-poke when it comes to editing. We'll see if LR helps.

But without further ado, here is a peek into what our Easter looked like this year:

(We also had a family birthday celebration for our March birthdays on Easter!)

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