About Me

My photo
Our family consists of Paul/Daddy. 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 or Princess). She's our 12 year old smart, talkative, beautiful young woman who is impressing us everyday! Addison (aka Doo or Addi). She's 8 (almost 9!) artistic, sensitive, lovely young lady who has a quick sense of humor! Scarlett or Bo for short! She's 7, sassy, outgoing, cute as a button and has a passion for a few very select food groups! Finally we have our littlest princess, who has blessed us with her presence until it's time to go home. She's almost 1 and the happiest little baby around! She loves clapping, snuggling, shaking her head no, and laughing at her sisters!

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Open Wide!


Our kids are also rocking the puddle stompers...

Sorry about the shaky pictures.

I was shivering.

Because it was SNOWING!

That's right baby.

Fluff from the sky!

Oh man, I wish this would happen EVERY DAY.


Eyes closed, tongue out, whirling, singing, jumping, BLISS.

Happy Sunday everyone!

Friday, November 19, 2010


Two of the most precious gifts I've ever had the pleasure of loving...

I don't think it's physically possible for me to love 2 little girls anymore than I already do.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

That's Right Woman!

Last night I received a text message from my dear sister.

It was a picture of her car, covered in snow.

I promptly demanded that she send the snow my way because I am an avid lover of winter.

Her response...

1 large and slightly deformed snowball on my doorstep this morning :)

Addison was so young last year that, if we had the pleasure of any snow, she would not have been able to play in it!

She wasn't too sure what the hard lump of cold was on our front step.

The Cheeser approves.

I'm so EXCITED!!!

Friday, November 12, 2010

Dance/Make-Shift Hula Party

They happen often at our house.

It's ok if you're jealous.

Our house is awesome :)

Tuesday, November 9, 2010


On Sunday morning we had the pleasure of listening to Pastor David give a sermon on the qualities of a humble person.

Paul and I didn't really have to take many notes, because of course, we are the most humble people we know.

Stop laughing Mom.

Apparently our supreme humbleness has not rubbed off on our children.

Case in point...

The one person in the whole wide world that Addison loves the most.

I don't mean Aunt Lacey either.

Everything in her world literally stops when she passes her own reflection.

Aunt Lacey made the mistake of getting her close enough to start this...

The 3 minute long make out session with herself.

"Oh hey! You want me to say cheese? Ok... but I gotta finish something first..."

"You're gonna watch this? Alright, but it might get awkward."

Humility is like 2nd nature in our home.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Trick or Treating!

Paul and I took the girls out trick or treating on Sunday night!

It was a fun night full of candy and costumes :)

Lily went as Tinkerbell.  Her mom found an awesome costume at the Disney store!

Addison went as Darth Vader. As I've mentioned earlier she has a small obsession with lightsabers and we just coudn't resist!

You'll have to forgive my photos from here on out.

I'm terribly night blind and trying to FIND the people through my camera, let alone focus on them, was a tad difficult.

Lily has always been a pro trick or treater.  She runs to the door and promptly shrieks "TRICK OR TREAT" the second it cracks open.

A couple of houses just left the front doors open and we had to stop her from heading right on in.

Addison CAN say trick or treat but chose not to.

Instead she'd give everyone a "gum" and scream bye as she made off with her loot.

She spent most of the evening with a death grip on her bucket.

She was afraid we were gonna take it from her.

A little ways into our night we sat down to go through our loot and wait for Grandma and Aunt Lacey to show up.

That big brown bag is FULL of candy.

Lily could barely contain herself.

Aunt Lacey showed up moments later and Addison spent the rest of the evening clinging to her.

She refused to walk.

Aunt Lacey is the center of the universe to Addison.

We attempted a family picture but Addison was too busy freaking out about not being 1/2 an inch away from her beloved Aunty.

Oh well,  there's always next year :)


A taste of blog to come...

Paul and I throw a costume party around Halloween every year.

It's my birthday and I wanna see my friends having some fun!

I'll have a full post tomorrow but for tonight...

Candy filled burro destruction :)