Taking Stock

/ / •  Making… something decorative for my home out of wooden plant labels . Cooking… I don’t cook much anymore now that I’m trying to eat much more raw food, especially salads . Drinking… water… Continue reading

Pink and Pretty Things

                                          / / Peonies seem to be everywhere this year. We have them… Continue reading

Growing Things

/ / When I arrived home from work last Friday, I thought I’d take my camera out for some shots of the things that are growing up all around my home at the moment, as… Continue reading

Preschool No More

/ / Well, hello there old blog! It’s been too long. I don’t have the kind of free time I used to. But I couldn’t not get back on here for old time’s… Continue reading

Dani & Renato | Libertyville Maternity Photographer

/ / Last Fall, I had a truly humbling and inspiring privilege to be the photographer of a maternity shoot for a lovely mama-to-be who I have come to know, respect and befriend.… Continue reading

As I Am, With You…

/ / …and As We Are, With You. . This is the first of twelve in a series, or collaboration, that I will be creating along with some other moms and photographers… called As We Are,… Continue reading

Two Today

/ / i carry you with me into the world, into the smell of rain, and the words that dance between people and for me, it will always be this way, walking in the light, remembering… Continue reading

This Space

/ / It was exactly two years ago today that I wrote my first entry on this blog. So it’s ironic that, yesterday and the day before, I would find out that others were… Continue reading

Farewell and Happy Birthday… Until We Meet Again, Sweet Friend

/ / It’s late as I write, so I really hope to get this in before the day is done. But if I don’t, I can still say I tried and that most… Continue reading

Keith & Sherry | Naperville Engagement Photographer

/ / I had the great pleasure {and true honor} of photographing two of my favorite people in the world. Keith is a very dear and long-time friend of my husband’s, and Sherry… Continue reading

Fort Sheridan {Part Two}

/ / Here is the rest {part two} of my set of photos from my birthday day trip to Fort Sheridan. If you have a slow-speed device, it will take a while to… Continue reading

Our Annual Anniversary Hike Through the Bog

/ / Though our wedding anniversary has come and gone and several days have since passed, I still wanted to post the photos I took from our annual trip to the bog… a… Continue reading

Fort Sheridan {Part One}

/ / There were too many shots taken {that I liked and wanted to keep/include} during my traditional/annual birthday trip to Lake Michigan, and I am growing tired of slide shows {especially embedded… Continue reading

JoLynn | Wheaton Senior Portrait Photographer

/ / I really like this girl. I had the pleasure of taking her picture for a special shoot a year ago, and when I did, I instantly found her to be a… Continue reading

Finally!… Florida

/ / …and with it, hopefully a healthy dose of inspiration! . . I can’t believe I’m finally getting around to posting about our Florida trip… the Florida trip we took last May! Yup…… Continue reading

Be Still

/ / I’m sometimes amazed {maybe not as often as I should be} at how God works and gives us His word in His timing, at times he sees fit for us. Sometimes,… Continue reading

Thriving In Every Season

/ / It’s been one year as of today since we planted a tree in our backyard for our sweet daughter and buried her ashes in the ground right there among its roots. This… Continue reading

In the Living Years {Thoughts About my Dad Nine Years After His Death} and an Update… Scratch That… a First-Ever Post Documenting Our Kitchen Renovations

/ / {A zoomed-in view of part of our kitchen as it looked about a month and a half ago} . . I really hoped to get this post up first thing last Monday {August 31st},… Continue reading

Because It’s Not Every Day…

/ / … that one sees all these things. Orange cauliflower at a roadside farmstand. A bundle of carrots whose colors were almost as numerous as a rainbow’s. A Monarch butterfly that is injured, and… Continue reading

Looking Out for a Friend

/ / I love these photos from last Friday when Izzy and I drove to the city to do another fashion shoot for my fashion-blogger friend. I actually use that term only for lack… Continue reading

Second First

/ / It feels like I just posted about Izzy’s last day of his first year of preschool, and here I am already posting about the first day of his second year. ::sigh:: That… Continue reading

Lovely Linda

/ / It’s taken me two months to get this post up on my blog… but better late than never. Titling my post as I did, one would likely think the first photo… Continue reading

A Life in Pictures… and Some Thoughts to Go Along With Them

/ / While it might sound strange, if I am honest, I’d have to admit that I had not been terribly broken up the first few days after I heard that my grandmother died on Sunday. At least not the… Continue reading

What a Day That Will Be!

/ / Ever since using ⇧those⇧ words to end yesterday’s post, I’ve had this all-time favorite song of mine on the brain. Why keep such a great song with such a great reminder by such an awesome musician… Continue reading

One Century in This Life… ‘Ever With the Lord in the Next

/ / 1 For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.… Continue reading

If We Lived for Food… Instead of the Other Way Around

/ / {I had a photo without Izzy’s photo-bombing hand in it, but this one made me smile, so I’m using it instead. Smiles over perfection win every time.} . I thought I would… Continue reading

Why Four{ish} Is My Favorite

/ / Why this fourish st{age} Izzy’s in right now is my favorite?… In a nutshell, it’s because never in my life have I had more fun or laughed more than right now. Coming off… Continue reading

Finally… A Proper Father’s Day

/ / I hate to put it that way… proper Father’s Day… when, what can be considered “proper” with all the terribly sad things that are happening all around the world today? Grieving fathers who… Continue reading

Little Boy

/ / June, 15, 2011… at 10:32 in the morning… you were born, my precious boy. And it was the happiest day of my life. It’s a tale often told by so many…… Continue reading

The Sign I Wish I Could Wear

/ / It would say something like this… Hi. My name is Georgia. And if you’re not my husband or my son and you are spending any amount of time with me… or… Continue reading

My First, and Though It’s Not a Goal I Previously Set, Maybe Not My Last… Who Knows!…

/ / The first time one of my photos has appeared in Real Simple Magazine, that is. When I took the below photo a year ago {during a Mother’s Day / blog start-up photo… Continue reading