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Our family consists of Paul (aka Daddy or Daddy-Doo). He loves his little girls, wife and family more than anything in the world. Velvet (aka MaMa Velvet or Mommy). I'm a photographer and very happy stay at home Mom who can't get enough time with my little ones! Lily (aka Monster, Stinkerbutt and Sweet Pea). She's a very smart, talkative, opinionated and loving 9 year old! Addison (aka Addi-Doo, Addi Bo Baddy and Turkey Butt). She's 5, spunky, energetic, snuggly, and full of so much sass! Finally, we've got Scarlett (Munchkin Butt, Bo, and The Cheese Monster)! She's 3 years old and enjoys playing by herself, sneaking cheese, and playing pretend with everyone!

Monday, June 28, 2010


Every so often I go through all my old photos.  I love looking at old pictures of Lily and Addison.  As children they grow so quickly and sometimes you can forget just how small they really were.

I happened to be going through Addison's photos this morning and found photos that I had taken exactly one year ago today.

She was absolutely wonderful.

So tiny and new.

Man I love those cheeks!

The way she couldn't control her faces was absolutely, positively...


This day was extra special to me.  It was the first time I ever got a photograph of her smiling.

I remember freaking out and doing a happy dance.

It honestly made my week.

So, having been all nostalgic for the "good 'ol days" this morning I attempted the same shots.

This is the best of all my shots.  Oh what a year will change.

My baby girl is getting too big.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Water Park!

Paul and I packed the girls up today for some water park fun!

Much frolicking, splashing and dripping occured :)


Nom Nom Nom

Addison and I spent a lot of time outside yesterday with our neighbors enjoying the nice weather (Finally!).

She attempted playing in the pool, coloring with chalk, and blowing bubbles. 

I'm pretty sure the only thing she was successful at all day long though, was eating the majority of a big bowl of grapes.  Of course.

She was shoving them into her mouth one after another.  I seriously think she was under the impression grapes were going extinct and these were the last on earth.

She's such a messy eater!  Apparently those grapes were too juicy to contain!

The neighbor girl was even having issues!

Maybe if they hadn't shoved 18 in at one time...

Just... One... More!


When Riayn stopped Addison knew she had to step in and help.

When Riayn literally couldn't eat ANY more Addison moved onto me.

No means NO Addison!

She's a forceful little girl.

I won't even get started on the waterballoon issues!

Hope you enjoyed the summer weather :)

Wednesday, June 23, 2010


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