Wildflowers in California – the Proutys!

Where to begin... While in California I had the "joy" of finally meeting Joy from Wildflowers Photography! I had been in love with her work for a long time and was thrilled that we could finally meet in person! My first [...]


Gracie in an Orange Grove…

This image deserves it's own spot on my blog! One of my personal favs from California, April 2012 Joy from Wildflowers Photography and her beautiful family will be up on my blog tomorrow!


not so Favorite Things Friday

Hello! It's been a crazy couple weeks for me and I really haven't had a chance to pick up my camera much. My two youngest had their tonsils and adenoids surgery on Wednesday and we are in recovery/survival mode. It hurts [...]


California – part 1

I spent the first part of my trip with Joy from Wildflowers Photography! This is a collection of iPhone images from my time with her. (edited with Instagram app)



My sweet Ellie... You have the most beautiful sea blue eyes I've ever seen! I can still hear your laughter dancing through the air as we played on the beach at Crystal Cove. I miss you. Love,


Chickens, eggs & donuts!

When Joy invited me to come stay with them for a few days I requested that we have one of her famous donut parties! So the first morning I woke up to the smell of fresh baked donuts wafting into my [...]