Wednesday, July 22, 2009

I know I get the lame blog award!!!

It has been over two months since my last post....and I have struggling with whether or not I should keep this going since I am so busy with my new adventure as a photographer. I have decided that I want to continue though, because my scrapbook habit has ceased and I realize the blog is my only reference to our life right now. So I am going to try to continue but it may be a little sporadic on the personal life stuff!

I can't believe it is already almost the end of July but we have had a busy eventful summer so far.

Here are some of the highlights:

-My photography business is in full swing and I have been busy photographing seniors and families. I have a bunch of sessions scheduled for the end of this month and the beginning of August so I am just thrilled at my progress so far! And did I say I am having so much fun! I think I finally found where my creativity and job can match up!!! Yeah! My website is still a work in progress and I am also developing a blog to along with my website as well, but between photo shoots and editing, business details, the blog is a work in progress also:), but check out the website for updated photos galleries Here is two I did recently of Hailey and Kyla that I really like....

-We went camping in Leavenworth over the 4th of July with a group of our friends and had a great time!

-We saw family that we haven't seen for awhile to celebrate my grandmother's 87 birthday

-Hailey is gone for about two weeks right now for ASB camp this week and Cheer camp next week.

-We are redoing both the girls bedrooms right now, so that has been keeping us busy..... but Kyla painted her whole room all by herself and did a fantastic job! I will get pictures up as soon as the final transformations are done.

-This past weekend I went down to Battleground, Washington to go to the Barn House Flea Market( and met some of the "Vintage-Artsy" gals in person whom I have only known through their blogs. I came home with some great photo props and antique camera also!

I was excited to meet Deb of Retreat ( I just love the way Deb and her husband take the "0ld" and remake it into something new and fresh! You might remember I made some Valentine decorations back in February when I bought some of her vintage goodies...see my blog posts in February (
I bought a few more kits to make some summer decorations also....I just need more time;)
I also ran into Jana, from Joyworks (, my favorite store in Snohomish!!!! If you are ever in Snohomish....well visit me (I live in the next town over) but also go see this store! It is so much fun with great stuff!!!!
Well I wanted to make this short (not!) but I will be back to post things I missed sharing in the past few months (so I can keep a record of it to show the grand kids someday). I guess they will be able to look at our life through the 20 odd scrapbooks I have done in the past and the rest will well be all digital:) Just not enough time in the day to get it all done! I wish I only need four hours of sleep a night but unfortunately I am one who needs more like 10! Oh, what I could do with those extra 6 hours!

Hope all is well with my blog buddies....and yes we are still in the waiting game with the adoption.
Hope there are not too many typos....I wrote this really fast and Kyla is bugging me to finish so I can take her to her friends house...bye, bye and happy summer!