on the table
"The recipes I’m sharing this week are SO good. Be on the lookout for Whiskey Peach and Barbecue Pizza, "
the downing family
"This was another one of my favorite sessions last year. From the minute we hit the sand, we hit the ground running. Play, laughter, hugs, waves racing, it was so much fun."
"Homemade crescent rolls are a great introduction into working with bread. The outcome is a fluffy and buttery, melt in your mouth bread..."
This particular session was spectacular…the sun was gold and putting on her best show, the family was joyful and the boys, well, they were as cute as ever. Made even special was the fact that I’ve had them in front of my lens since they were born, so celebrating their third and first year with […]
We lost an hour of sleep but that just means that we gained an extra hour of laundry, cooking, dishes and not exercising. So, it all evens out, right? Tonight, I made a meal that we will never, ever forget and it’s not because it was so delicious. I imagine it’s what may be served […]
This is a recipe I created that is loved by everyone in this house. Maybe…too much. (glares at myself in a mirror.) It’s created with brown butter. If you aren’t sure what brown butter is or how to make it, well, click here. This cookie is tricky because it’s darker in color, so don’t under […]
It really was the most beautiful summer day. The sun was shining, a few clouds were in the distance, just the way I like it for beach sessions. My clients and I had attempted to shoot the week before but it was extremely gloomy and just plain blue, so I was thrilled that it was […]
Of all the things created in the kitchen, the most beautiful is bread. At least, in my kitchen. When I can take flour, water, yeast and salt and turn it into a loaf of bread that provides a compliment to any meal, it feels powerful to me. It feels holy. I know many of you […]
One of the things I love about this area, is that my kids love where we live. There is so much to do, so many unique things to see, it’s just a great place to raise kids. So, when a client wants to do a session in their sweet, quaint downtown area, I’m all […]
Every week I used to write our weekly dinner plan on our chalkboard that hangs on the kitchen wall. I would then share it on social media. My goal was always to share meal ideas to help inspire people who may need it…But I haven’t done it lately because erasing my chalkboard, writing the menu, […]