DIY Trampoline Fort

It’s been a million years since I posted on here.  I’ve done several projects but my time is kind of limited these days.  My career as a professional photographer has been in the works for about 2 years and over the past year I’ve been going full throttle…while still raising two girls.  But this project…

Any Given Thursday Night

I love our chalk wall, specially on Thursday nights. Tests are on Fridays: math, spelling, Spanish etc. Thursday nights are for studying and the wall is of great help. It cuts down on our use of paper. Friday mornings I wake up to see all the scribbling. It looks messy but it’s so comforting.  I feel like…

Little Messes

P was flipping through National Geographics before school this morning.  I found her little mess of sea creatures later on as I was doing the sweep of toys, dirty clothes and the usual mess that happens between bed time and school drop off. Actually, I should be honest, normally I’m picking up messes that have been there…

The Art Studio

When P was around two years old I wanted to get her a canvas to paint.  The work of small children is so ….real? I can’t think of an all encompassing word to describe it.  I had the luxury of focusing on just P when it was just us two. I loved going to Create…

Birds on a Branch

A good while ago P and I made birds out of egg cartons. We used them to decorate her room in a few different places.  But I really wanted to have them perched on a real tree branch.  Finally, on one of our recent hikes I remembered to look for the perfect branch.    Here…

Time to Party!

With the house freshly painted I felt like throwing a party! Finally we look like civilized folk and I wanted to show it off.  P turned 6 in November. It was the perfect occasion.  Seventeen kids and their parents came.  I’ve found something very interesting about the kid’s parties we throw. Almost always both parents…