project 365…week two

Another week down.  This one was a lot more challenging.  It was a darrrrrrrrk, gray week here and when the sun (which was somewhere behind that thick grayness) is setting at 4:30ish- pm,  your window of light is real slim.  Hence the reason for lots of photos of my sweet kindergartner.  She gets out of school during the right light;)


mara - January 12, 2014 - 2:24 am

these are just precious! i love you you have a kindergartener…our oldest daughter is also in Kindergarten. I’m hoping by the time my youngest is in school my images will be as beautiful as these! thanks for sharing!

Kirra Sue - January 18, 2014 - 2:57 pm

I love that one of Ava twirling. Also. Send me eggs! I wish. I wish. I wish.

sarah nadine - January 27, 2014 - 6:12 am

love these! what type of lens are you using for the last two images? love the effect/feel.


ava’s minnie birthday

Ava turned 6 last month.  Six.  My baby is six.  Say it ain’t so.  Months before her special day she told me she wanted a Minnie Mouse party and a chocolate cake with pink frosting and white polka dots.  And that’s exactly what we did.   I wasn’t able to get a ton of photos.  I now know why people hire photographers to photograph their parties.  It’s a little tricky trying to hold a camera and help 7 girls with their paint brushes;)  It was fun, and when it was done I was tired. ha!



And we can’t forget about this pretty girl…storyboard015

You can just call me a really good planner, to not only have had one baby in December, but two!:)  My sweet Stella also had a birthday.  She’s now 11.   I’m not sure how that’s even possible when I’m still 20;) She told me, “mom, let’s not plan anything, we’ll just play games.”  I like the way she thinks.

Rosie - January 6, 2014 - 4:52 pm

Baby girl stop growing! But dang, she’s cute! And that Stella… so pretty! Good job mama!

Kirra Sue - January 6, 2014 - 8:42 pm

They are both so gorgeous. I love their cakes too. You’re such a good mama.

J - January 18, 2014 - 5:12 am

Insane photography. Love the way you captured these moments. Cheers…

Malia - January 23, 2014 - 7:51 am

What a cute party! And cute girls :) Good job mama! In love with the tree bokeh in the party cup shot…

project 365

One of my goals this year is to take a photo every day with my big camera.  Too often I find myself only taking photos of my family with my phone.   I was greatly inspired by my friend, Rosie, of Simply Rosie Photography, and her 365 project she just completed.  I’ve made it 5 days so far.  It might be a miracle if I make it all 365, but I’m gonna give it my best.  I can just imagine the feeling of accomplishment when the year is up and I’ll have a photo to look back on from each day.  The years go by so fast, I want to make time stand still and taking photos is the closest thing to making that happen.


Rosie - January 5, 2014 - 6:38 pm

Thank you! And yay for you! I’ll be here cheering you on and texting you at 11pm making sure you got your POTD, I just made that abbreviation up lol!

Carin - January 5, 2014 - 8:25 pm

Those iPhone cameras are just so easy! I am going to attempt my big camera each day this week…maybe the rest of this month :)
Thanks for the inspiration!

Kirra - January 6, 2014 - 3:00 am

Ooooooh yes! Can we go back to blogging? I miss it! Insta is fun but just not the same. What a weird age we live in when blogging is a thing of the past.

Natalie - January 14, 2014 - 7:52 pm

Please, please, please tell me where your new bedspread is from? I LOVE it!!! The room is beautiful!

winter 2013

The kids were hoping and praying for snow and thankfully they got one day.  It’s hard to believe Christmas has come and gone and it’s now 2014?!  I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas break.  Here’s  a few wintery photos.


Rosie - January 4, 2014 - 3:42 pm

So pretty Sara!!!

Kirra Sue - January 6, 2014 - 3:01 am

Those snowy pics in the beginning almost make me like snow. So pretty.

Malia - January 23, 2014 - 7:47 am

These photos are so beautiful! Happy to hear your kids got some snow. :) My kids say they want to live where it snows but I am not sure I could handle more than a day or two so this would be perfect! I remember this sparkler photo from instagram and it still blows me away!! How many tries did it take to get the one you wanted? Thanks for sharing. Lovely photos as always!! aloha, malia

the furber family

Amber Kleine - December 14, 2013 - 4:48 am

Love these so perfectly Jenn!

Jennifer Furber - December 14, 2013 - 7:17 am

Oh, Sara. Tears as always. Thank you for freezing time, for saving this moment for us. I love it. You capture our personalities & our hearts. I am so thankful for you and your craft.

Rosie - December 17, 2013 - 3:52 am

What a fun shoot!!! I’m loving all the plaids and cute hats!

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