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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween everyone! This year we celebrated a little bit early with our buddies on board the Disney Wonder! We went full out DisneyView full post »

Happy 6th Birthday Corbin!

One of my favorite things that we do every year to commemorate our boys’ birthdays is to take their annual birthday photos. We alwaysView full post »

Pax is 8

It’s unreal to think that eight full years have passed since this amazing little boy joined our family. We are daily inspired by hisView full post »

Corbin is 5!

When your almost five year old tells you that he wants to take his birthday photos at the zoo and wear a “helicopter hat,”View full post »

Pax is 7

Happy happy birthday to our Paxton! I can’t say enough that each year with this boy is simply more fun than the last. I love watchingView full post »


This last camping trip we took to Pinnacles National Park was simply amazing! I couldn’t get enough of the beautiful landscapes weView full post »

Big Hero Paxton is 6!

Just last weekend our baby turned six! Every year, we celebrate how much he’s grown by taking some photos that celebrate his spiritView full post »

Death Valley

A few weeks back, we went camping with some friends in Death Valley. None of us had been before and we were all struck by how insanelyView full post »

this is halloween, this is halloween…

So last Halloween (2013), the boys decided that they wanted to do Nightmare Before Christmas costumes for this year. I thought that theyView full post »

Happy Father’s Day

We celebrated Father’s Day this year with pictures cause that’s pretty much how we celebrate over here. These are my threeView full post »

May the force be with you

So it’s a Star Wars kind of Halloween at our house this year. Yoda and Jango Fett stopped for a brief photo op and here’s whatView full post »

“Hey, excuse me. Know what? I’m 4”

So very recently, our baby turned 4 and we couldn’t be happier 🙂  We love his endless enthusiasm, boundless energy, eagerness toView full post »