Sunday, November 30, 2008

last post..

This will be my last post... on THIS blog. I have been posting on my photography blog and sadly neglecting this one. I think about posting often, but never get to it. SO... for the benefit of myself and my laundry:) I am going to just finish out this blog and start posting on my other one. I will combine my personal posts and my photography posts on one blog. Because I know you were worried;) Just for the fun of it... here is a recap of what has been going on around random order.

1) Homeschool is going great. It is number 3 priority( God, husband, children) in my house right now so it gets lots of attention. Kellen started reading this past month! How fun! We have been SLOWLY going through the old testament, l have been learning lots and I am amazed at how God sets the scene for Jesus to come save us. He made a way for us over and over and again ( bc we as humans kept screwing it up...but He knew we would) Some of our other subjects have tied in with bible, some are separate. Reading, Language Arts, Math, Science, and History/Geography. There never seems to be enough time in the day to do what we want!

2) Jason is still wholesaling cars and thanks to the wonderful economy:) also doing yard work and other side jobs to keep the dough rolling in. We have also learned ALOT about keeping our expenses down. I have been doing a little creative shopping and now I am educating myself on the whole coupon deal. i am doing it! Slowly but surely. I have a little competition with myself to see how little I can get a lot for.

3) I have stared my photography business. I will try not to bore you with details, but I have wanted to do it for years. After waiting and praying a listening to my husbands advice...I made a decision to follow this dream. It has been a fun ride. I am truly blessed to be doing this. Thanks to you all for being so supportive and encouraging of it!

4) Church, hanging with our friends, making crafts, laundry, 2 stomach viruses, Thanksgiving, Christmas shopping, Alabama football, etc. whew!

This post sounds like we are crazy hectic around here, but with God's grace and anointing on us, it is possible. I may need to be reminded of that everyday, but I know it is true. So... if you have gotten this far in this post... bookmark my other blog at Thanks!

Saturday, November 1, 2008

I saw one!

I have not seen many Obama supporters out there driving around, good thing, my husband might rear-end them just to talk to them out of it.:) But, today we saw one and he was going in the exit side of mcdonald's. Exactly.

Other Blog

Hey everyone! I used to have a photo blog attached, but I took it off and redid it a little. Check it out if you like! I could have done so much more to it, but I had to keep it simple. Please let me know what you think. I did include a price list at the bottom, but for those of you who have already booked an appointment at my intro pricing... of course I will honor that!! You won't hear any more plugs from me about my photography business. It really annoys me when people do that and I am sure you feel the same. Plug over. Really, I am done. What are you still doing here?Go check out my other blog at

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Photo shoot

This is a wonderful couple... you can tell by their pics how in love they are. Here is a sneak peek at some of their pictures. Now I have to go finish the rest so I can get them their CD!


Hey peeps! Can it really be almost 20 days since I have posted? Where has the time gone? I have been super I am sure you all have been as well. Let's see... homeschool, soccer, taking care of babies:), loving my husband:) and photography have been about all I can handle! I love life these days!

Soccer is OVER! it was a blast, but I am always glad for a break at the end of any sport season. Jackson and Kellen had so much fun. Homeschool is going well, we are having fun and learning so much. Babies and husband are doing great! Photography is REALLY fun and I am surprised at how it is taking off.

I have talked about and dreamed of becoming a photographer for years. It all started when I got my hands on a friend's SLR. I love being able to manipulate my settings until an image looks like I want it to. I love seeing the beauty with my own eyes and being able to recreate it with my camera.

I have been doing a few photo sessions.. I will post some pics soon. I hardly have time to edit lately. I could spend hours on it, but there are so many other important things to do:) I am shooting a wedding with a great friend of mine in a few weeks. I am so excited. I hope I do a great job. Thanks to everyone who have booked photo sessions with me! I look forward to getting your pictures to you soon. I hope everyone is doing well! I wish we all had time to sit down and have a cup of coffee one on one. I would love to hear about your life, so I will be blog hopping later ( the older 3 are at my mom's today!)

Thursday, October 9, 2008

I am shooting on MANUAL!

A year ago, I didn't know what manual was. I got my camera and discovered that there are ways to adjust settings and make this baby take some cool pictures. But, as I tried... and tried and tried... I could not make it click in my brain! I would try to shoot on manual (versus automatic which chooses the settings for you) and the pictures looked BAD! So, I shot on the automatic settings while I put photography on the back burner. Auto was just fine when i could barely waddle over to get the camera and snap a few of my boys. ANYWAY... I shot at a wedding this Saturday and of all places it started making sense and I shot almost the whole time on manual. I am so excited. I am looking forward to doing more weddings in the future. I love photography... almost as much as painting, maybe more, because you get (almost) instant results. And I get to (hopefully) bless people with beautiful pictures of their families! I will post a few more another time. I have got to go to bed! BTW...Did anyone watch the office? We cut off cable.... thanks again Dave Ramsey! I love it!

Saturday, October 4, 2008

Just a few pics..
1. I love green.., I have always loved green, but lately I have been craving green. I do that for some reason. I go through seasons were I crave certain colors. I once craved orange through an entire pregnancy. Good thing it was an color that can be eaten a alot! (orange sherbet, oranges, orange peanuts, etc) So... Green is my new color. Go Green!
2. This is my niece and her sweet hubby. Aren't they cute! They will be married for 1 year in November. (Those are my babies!) Can you tell by the look on her face that they will have some of their own soon???
3. Sweet feet.. One reason, I think, that God made it so babies can't walk yet is so we can stare at the bottom of their feet. NOTE: My 6 year old still wants to name them Rick and Bubba. Uhh.... NO!
4. The best pic for last... My sweet and wonderful mother. She has ALWAYS been there for me and she does get frustrated with me.. but she LOVES me and my family! And I am so thankful for that...