Twirp Time!

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'Tis the season again for spring dances at the local high schools.  Last night was my son's last Twirp dance.  Ever.   He's at the ripe old age of 17 … [Continue reading]

Baby coming!

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Spent the afternoon taking some maternity photos... love doing these kinds of shoots!  Sneak peak below! … [Continue reading]

What to do? What to do?

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I've been attempting to figure out where I fit in within the photography world... am I just a hobbiest? No pressures, photographing my favorite things … [Continue reading]

San Gimignano – Lovely Medieval Tuscan Village

Arbitrary Swoon Gimignano

Follow my blog with Bloglovin If you could just imagine the perfect little medieval village in the Tuscan countryside, surely San Gimignano would … [Continue reading]

Gypsy Bleu

The Arbitrary Swoon Gypsy Bleu

Earlier this month I did something totally spontaneous and ordered a bit of chocolate...  I mean who can blame me?  Chocolate is a fabulous treat!  … [Continue reading]

NCIS LA Set Visit


Each year, the high school that my husband and I graduated from holds a sports fundraiser called the Mel McLaughlin Wolverine Classic.  Mr. … [Continue reading]

Getting our gnocchi on in Florence

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  It would be no surprise to me that attending a cooking school in Florence, Italy is at the top of many bucket lists around the world.  … [Continue reading]

Well Hello Neptune – Bologna, Italy

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As reluctant as we were to leave the lovely city of Venice, we boarded our private coach and headed toward the ancient city of Bologna, whose earliest … [Continue reading]

Tis the Season!

My first attempt at a neutral tree and I think that I love it!

Well, next week is the week... for most of us that entails gathering with our families, eating turkey & stuffing until we are in a very nice food … [Continue reading]

Wandering Through Venice – Part 2

A quick snap of a local bringing home the shopping...

Well I admit it...  I have a horrible time finishing projects...  In my mind things appear so much clearer and organized, but when it gets right down … [Continue reading]