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A Camping Story | Our Southern Colorado Camping Trip Part 2

Part 2 of our camping trip, as promised! We drove to Durango the next day and stayed at a campground called Junction Creek Campground. This campground was so beautiful, never mind the crazy bumpy

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And Now There Are Four | A Family Story

If you’ve been to my blog before, you know how much I adore storytelling sessions. These types of sessions are so incredible because they are all so unique. They are organic and raw and real

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Lindsey & Jacques | Northern Colorado Engagement Photographer

You may remember these two from a recent Day in the Life session we did in their home. This time we ventured out to do their engagement photos at Carter Lake. It was an absolutely gorgeous evening

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a thousand words | planes and pjs

Being a parent is hard. We all know it, we all have tough days, and we all realize (well, most of the time) that this is real life. Sometimes I need a reminder to slow down and enjoy today for what

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a thousand words | caramel apples

fall is always bittersweet for me. i realize that may seem crazy because so many people love fall. i am fortunate enough to live in colorado – a gorgeous place that experiences every season to

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a thousand words | best friends

when your very best friend’s kids and your kids are truly best friends too…

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day in the life | the o family

this family is so very dear to me, so doing a day in the life with them was just wonderful. from waking up from naps to a leaf hunt and playing at the park, to snacks and playtime at home… it

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a thousand words: the first day of school

today was the first day of school for our crazies… emj started 4th grade and luke started kindergarten. luke was so excited that he was up and dressed before i even got out of bed! it’s

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a thousand words: sick day bath time

being sick is the lamest… and sometimes a bath in mom and dad’s big tub helps you feel just a little bit better. i am happy to say that this was a few days ago and this guy is feeling

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a thousand words: a weekend

this past weekend i decided to challenge myself – the challenge was to keep my camera readily available and to capture our weekend. there was nothing special going on, no specific reason to

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a thousand words: adventures in sledding

christmas break has come and gone and i’m sitting here thinking about the time we got to spend together as a family. we had so much fun just hanging out, playing games, laughing together,

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a thousand words: the day there was a zebra in our backyard

this seriously happened the other day. right behind our house, in what our kids consider part of our backyard. so random and SO awesome!

a thousand words: cookies

a little cookie making (and eating!) on a cold, snowy day.

a thousand words: a day in the life of luke as a 5 year old

jumping on the bed, painting (with extreme tongue-out-concentration), playing the piano, and riding bikes. this is the life.

a thousand words: a day in the life of EmJ as an 8 year old

reading in bed, drawing, laughing in the rain, playtime, doughnuts, and fun at the lake.