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My everyday: walking with the dogs | Placerville-Family-Photos

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My everyday: walking with the dogs | Placerville-Family-Photos

As a family, we love going on "walks". But, as a family, we usually don't have that much free time. Let alone, free time with the actual family! So, on this particular day we enjoyed a nice walk with each other and the dogs. We had to switch dogs every now and then as we are trying to train them on leashes. Being hounds, they are super stubborn so it's not as easy as you would think. We are used to labradors and even though...

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My life: everyday

Every day I think to myself, how can I possibly keep up with it all? I mean, there is always so much to do and so much to see. Owning your own business is clearly the best thing and the worst thing all at the same time. Today I am writing with a heavy heart. No one will understand (other than other small business owners) how much work goes into your own business. But in the end it's all worth it because you get to make your own schedule and you are the one that gets to choose who to work with and why. You get to design our business the way you want. The long term benefits outweigh the short term pitfalls. You are never...

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The fine art of letting your kids fail | Placerville-Children-Photographer

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The fine art of letting your kids fail | Placerville-Children-Photographer

I don't usually get too personal on my blog. I will be happy to talk about my life experiences, my triumphs and my failures but I rarely go into depth on anything more. Today, I want to though, so bear with me. For those of you that don't know me or my family personally you may not know that this last year my husband and I chose to take our son, who is 10 now, out of traditional school. And by "WE" I mean "I". Ha. My husband is clearly a part of the decision process but not clearly apart of the actual decision making itself. He means well, but he knew that he wouldn't be the one having to do the actual schooling so he kind of left that decision up to me. Before I made the jump to homeschooling my son I had a lot to take into consideration. My son has ADHD and he is one of those typical kids that is very impulsive, very defiant in his behaviors and also very sweet and apologetic at the same time. He always has an excuse...

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Science Project Saturday | Placerville-Children-Photographer

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Science Project Saturday | Placerville-Children-Photographer

A couple of weekends ago, I had decided that we should do something fun. We didn't have anything planned, the weather was great and there was nothing stopping us. One mention of something fun to my kids and I didn't hear the last of it. All they wanted was for me to be done with what I was doing so they could start. On today's list was a science project! I am in love with my new Usborne book 365 Science Activities. Tons of projects with everyday household items that you most likely have. If you don't then they are very cost efficient. No doubt. In fact, any book by Usborne is a  winner in my opinion. But I digress...back to the science...

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My everyday: Armstrong Redwoods continued | Placerville-Children-Photographer

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My everyday: Armstrong Redwoods continued | Placerville-Children-Photographer

Continuing the awesome story of our trip to the Armstrong Redwoods, we had so much fun on the last day. We had a mild walk planned with another docent to talk about the Redwood trees and  how they grow. We got to discover some really neat things about they each tree is born and how they are usually not grown by seeds but from other trees! I also learned that the big the clover looking plants are not clover- they are called Sorrel and they make these really pretty purple flowers and they hate the sun! You learn something new every day and I am all for...

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My everyday: Camping in the Armstrong Redwoods | Placerville-children-Photographer

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My everyday: Camping in the Armstrong Redwoods | Placerville-children-Photographer

Well I think this will be my last trip for a while. I secretly hope it's not but I have to say that going on all these trips is truly exhausting! I love every minute of it. Don't ever let me convince you otherwise. This blog is another round of my 10 on 10 with some very wonderful ladies. I do have one small confession to make though-there are more than 10 photos. I could not help myself on this particular day! I Take a look...

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My everyday: Camping the coast | Placerville-Everyday-Photographer

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My everyday: Camping the coast | Placerville-Everyday-Photographer

So we are getting to that time of year when the need to go outdoors is greater for me. The weather starts to get happy and so do I. This year I decided that I wanted to take all my scouts in my den on a camping trip. They had an achievement to earn and although we could have done it in our back yards, I thought this was much better! I bought some new camping gear and we were all set. I couldn't wait to go. It was literally weeks in the making because we were trying to work around other families and I wanted to make sure that we had the sites booked. But of course I didn't start packing until the day before. You know me! The everlasting procrastinator....

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My everyday: Yosemite CA, Clickin walk 2015 | Placerville-Family-Photographer

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My everyday: Yosemite CA, Clickin walk 2015 | Placerville-Family-Photographer

So this past weekend I had the honor of going on a clickin walk. Not only did I have the honor of going, I had the honor of hosting it with another friend. A clickin walk is a walk that takes place all over the world in different cities. Most of the are members of Clickin Moms (the photography group I belong to) but not everyone that goes must be a member. So this year I decided to take the lead and go on a walk inside Yosemite National Park! I can't take credit for the idea but once it was suggested to me I could not resist the chance to go! I had never been to Yosemite and only living about three to four hours away I had to take the opportunity to go. Back in February (or was it March?) I was fortunate enough to go and check things out with the other leader...

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My Everyday: Continued | Placerville Lifestyle Photographer

Enjoy yourself. These are the good old days you are going to miss in years to come. ~Unknown

 

So unbelievably I am still trying really hard to complete my 365 project. Ya know- where I take a photo every day for a year? Well, let's just say that I am a few days behind but I am not sweating it. The coolest thing about it is that I am not sweating it actually. According to my previous post about starting the 365 project, I am right on schedule! I am trying my best and I am not giving up. I think I am about ten days behind. But actually I am not behind. I am right on track. I am doing what I love when I can find the time. I am trying to find moments in my daily life I would not have had otherwise shared had it not been for pictures. It doesn't matter to me if you understand the photo nor does it matter to me if you care about the subject. What matters to me is that it is a memory in my life that can never be taken away and it cannot be replaced. Some may leave me with happy feelings and others with sad feelings, all of which are ok. These feelings are my little secret. Only those that know me well may know some of these feelings without asking. I know this to be true- I am enjoying every minute of this life I am leading. Whether or not I show it daily, I am loving my life. My crazy busy schedule shows that I am trying to live it to its full potential and I want to remember these "good old days" for years to come. I want to hand these memories to my kids and say that we did that once. We went there once and we loved it. Can you say that to your kids? Are your memories fleeting glimpses of your actual memory? Don't let that happen to you!

My Everyday: Continued | Placerville Lifestyle Photographer

My Everyday: Continued | Placerville Lifestyle Photographer

My Everyday: Continued | Placerville Lifestyle Photographer

My Everyday: Continued | Placerville Lifestyle Photographer

My Everyday: Continued | Placerville Lifestyle Photographer

 

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So I have this fear... | Family Photographer Placerville

So I have this fear... Next year I am starting a 52 project. One picture a week for an entire year. Doesn't sound that hard right? I joined a group of very talented people and I have to say I am already intimidated. We all belong to this group called the NAPCP. If you only knew the talent in this group you would be intimidated too. Never feeling worthy to be in this group yet feeling honored that I am, in my heart I know there is nothing to fear. There is nothing to gain from this fear. There is nothing to lose from this fear. It's just there. What I do know is that it's not a competition. It's not about doing this project and gaining experience. It's not about being inspired by other's work (although that will surely happen anyway!) and it's not even about whether I finish or not. It's not about whether my images are quality or edited properly. It's not about me. What it is about is my family. My kids. My pets. My life. My life at this moment. My life next week and my life next month. It's ok if I don't complete it. It's ok if I can't finish one week or one month. It's ok. As long as I have tried and succeeded in the first week I have succeeded for me. The fears shall be washed away with warm hugs and kisses, with love and affection. As long as I have that, I have everything. I don't need anything else. If I were to die tomorrow or next month I know that I have documented something for sharing. No one will care about all of the above. The only hurdle I will have now is reminding myself of this daily. I don't think I will have a problem with that. So I have this fear... | Family Photographer Placerville

So I have this fear... | Family Photographer Placerville

So I have this fear... | Family Photographer Placerville

 

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Favorite Photographs | Placerville Family Photographer

“ Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow. – Imogen Cunningham Haha! This is something that truly hits home for me. I have this problem, see? I take all these great photos of my kids in hopes of printing them in large format and then when I finally get around to wanting to spend all the money- I think- those are old photos. So...I take some more. By then I have spent the money and have to save up again. Therefore I have absolutely no photos of my kids on my walls. It's a vicious cycle. How about you? Do you have photos of your children on your walls? Celebrate life and love by putting photos on your walls. Framed? Canvas? Basic print? It doesn't matter as long as it's there. There is a bonus in it for you if you have included yourself in those photos.

Favorite Photographs | Placerville Family Photographer

Favorite Photographs | Placerville Family Photographer

As you can see, I don't follow my own advice. I hope you do though. Get on it! (And, if you would like me to do it for you---please don't hesitate to let me know...)

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Heather

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Creativity and Me | Placerville Family-Child Photographer

"Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties" --Erich Fromm So as many of you already know I am a member of Clickin Moms and I have to say that over the last year I have learned so much and I can't even tell you how many friends I have made. I am so thankful and grateful that I can call this my job. But sometimes it's really hard. Sometimes you get that feeling that you have messed up and it screws with your confidence. And when I say that, I mean that this happens to me daily. I look at my work and I see EVERYTHING that can be improved upon in a photo. I NEVER look at a photo and think that it is perfect. I also don't think of myself as a very creative person. I do feel that I am talented but I don't really like to toot my own horn so that being said I do think I have a ton to learn in this business and in the world of photography. It literally is a never-ending journey of learning. Clickin Moms is a great place to learn all this and I love that I have the opportunity to be a part of it.

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This month, Clickin Moms is holding their first annual conference for learning. Unfortunately I was unable to attend this year, but luckily they were giving away opportunities to listen to some online classes that they were streaming live online. The best part was that it was all for free! So this morning I sat down at the computer and I decided to watch my first talk. A wonderful artist named Megan was going to talk about creativity. Now, I want to be honest with you. I actually was kinda disappointed when I learned that this was the only program I was going to be able to watch today and it wasn't anything that I really had any interest in. I figured it would be very boring. Twice during the program I actually considered turning it off! I couldn't bare to however and I have to say that I am so glad I kept watching. By the end I had learned some very important things and I want to share them with you.

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1. Being creative is being prepared to fail.

Wow, that is so true. For anyone that knows what it is like to fail, it is so heart wrenching. It cuts you to the core sometimes. Now granted, it all depends on how much you have laid out on the line. To me, creative people are those that think of something and make it happen. Inventors, writers, artists, children, the list goes on. Now of course I can lump photographers in this group as well. The important thing to note here is that what ever you are trying to accomplish- if someone doesn't like it and you don't succeed, then you will feel like a failure. When I take a picture, I don't always strive for people to like my personal work. I do that for me. Now, when I am working for someone else and I am making photos for other people I will surely want my clients to like the work I have made for them. I am risking failure each and every time I go out to a session. It's that risk that makes us unique and sometimes makes magic. But you have to prepare yourself for failure and move on when you do or you won't improve.

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2. Being creative isn't just for you- it's for other people. You have to give your creativity away.

This one hit me hard. I actually thought long and hard about this one before it made sense for my own life. I can totally relate to this. It is my true belief that the things we create should be passed down not for you but for them- our children. A strong sense of history in a family can do wonders. The things my mother has made for us aren't just special because they are beautiful, they are special because they were made with love and they were made for us. I have scrap books and I have pictures and that is why I have the love for photography. It means a lot to me to be able to give my children the same gift- the gift of my creativity. This gift can be for people in your family or just simply the people around you. That is why I love my job. I can give my creativity to others daily and they actually like it. They actually want it to be a part of their family for generations. It is just an amazing feeling.

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So after the talk, I was sitting at my desk thinking. I don't want my photography to be the only thing my kids will have handed down to them. Although its not a bad thing- it actually is just a personal thing. I want them to have multiple facets of my creativity and I want them to see how much their mother cared for them in many ways. For a while now I have been wanting to learn how to sew. I actually really want to learn very badly. I don't have a sewing machine and I have only done it a few times when I was little with my mom's machine. I honestly feel that I can attain this goal quite easily with some hard work. I really want to learn how to make a quilt and I want to learn how to hem my own kid's clothes (not to mention my own). It's a freeing thing being able to do things well and by yourself. I am a good cook and I can do other things that I am proud of but now I am ready for a new challenge. Anyone with me? Think of something you can do and hand that down to your children or to your neighbor. Make a cake and give it away. Make a handmade item and gift it away to a friend. It's an amazing feeling to be able to give such a creation and it's amazing to see the reaction too. The possibilities are endless. What kinds of things will you create?

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Heather

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Fun Family Times | Folsom Family-Children Photographer

"In the end,  it's not going to matter how many breath you took, but how many moments took your breath away.

--Shing Xiong

This last month has brought on a wide array or surprises and some disappointments and other life journey nonsense I would rather not discuss but in the end it all does't mean a darn thing. As long as I am happy, healthy and am able to physically watch my kids grow up right from under me, I am good. I am all good. This last month my kids started school. My daughter in 1st grade and my son in 4th grade it really makes you wonder how things get this way. How does time keep going on and on when I am not clearly ready of it?

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With my son being at school, it meant that duckie would be lonely. I came home after school drop off and I found this. Yes, duckie would be less busy but at least he has a warm spot in the sun to rest for the majority of the day.

5 on 5 Blog Circle September 2014 | Folsom Family-Children Photographer

Later this last month we went to Apple Hill. For those of you that don't know- Apple Hill is an area around here that has lots of places to shop for fresh local fruits and veggies, plants, (MOSTLY APPLES) and get a few treats and crafts a long the way. Expect a lot of crazy out-of-towners to come up and not know how to drive on the windy roads we have here. Expect lots of crafters getting in the isles and making things hard to get around. Expect lots of yelling/screaming kids as you try and have a peaceful sit by the lake. Expect pure craziness when at Apple Hill. There are many farms to chose from but the best are always the busiest! This year we decided to go on "soft opening" weekend and there was virtually no one in sight. It was kinda creepy if you ask me!

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My kids never sit quietly, let alone quietly together and never talking nicely to each other. Who took my children?? This is not a normal scene. They were probably just watching for the ducks. What cute ducks they are too.

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Thanks for stopping by! I hope you enjoy your day as much as I plan to!

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My Kids Were Here September 2014 | Placerville Family Photographer

Sometimes in life we just have to take many steps at the same time because life is moving forward so fast and we got left behind if we keep taking one step at a time.  --Unknown This month has been a whirl wind. The kids and I have been so busy and I am just sitting down now realizing how much we have actually done in the last month. It's these special moments that help us understand that the things left behind are bits of childhood lost. They are tidbits you will never get back and they must be remembered. Somehow at all costs I will try to document my kids lives as if they were here and as if they meant something. Remembering all the things that get left behind are just as important as the things that are being done in the present.

My Kids Were Here September 2014 | Placerville Family Photographer

My Kids Were Here September 2014 | Placerville Family Photographer

My Kids Were Here September 2014 | Placerville Family Photographer

My Kids Were Here September 2014 | Placerville Family Photographer

Thanks for stopping by again! I can't wait to share the rest of the circle so head on over to Leslie to see what she has to say!

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5 on 5 Day in the Life August 2014 | Placerville Children Photographer

"Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans." John Lennon

Today was one of those days. I knew it was coming and I had fully prepared myself for it. I was ready. We were going to be busy. It was a day of errand running and doing some of the "not so fun things" about life but in the end it was worth it because the rest of the day was going to be what we had been waiting for! The anticipation was building and I couldn't wait for it...to be over. Let me take you through my day.

First we had to go shoe shopping. It was not something I remembered taking very long in the past. I was wrong. Well, the first store we chose to go to had some "not so quality" options. I had decided in my head that we were NOT going to buy shoes here...but after a bit of convincing my daughter won me over and we ended up buying her a pair of sandals that she just had to have.

5 on 5 Day in the Life August 2014 | Placerville Children Photographer

After spending too much money at THAT store, we went to a REAL shoe store at our local outlet center. Both kids got a pair of new shoes here too. And no--I do not shop at Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet! Too expensive for my taste! We are a GAP kind of family. New school clothes here we come!

5 on 5 Day in the Life August 2014 | Placerville Children Photographer

Basically I will just tell you that I was literally running from store to store because I was so afraid that we would be late to our next destination- the eye doctor. Both kids needed check ups on their eyes. Thank goodness all turned out well and no one needs glasses! Phew! But waiting there is always a complete bummer.

5 on 5 Day in the Life August 2014 | Placerville Children Photographer

Fortunately, our visit there was short and sweet so we go to our next destination a little early. I got to relax a tad in the car. Not for long though as we had to change and meet one of our best friends to go to dance class.

5 on 5 Day in the Life August 2014 | Placerville Children Photographer

I had to leave my daughter at dance on this day while she was in class. Not to worry- lots of friends and other dance mom's there to watch over her needs while she was awaiting her daddy. Now off to a Cub Scouts meeting. First one of the year! Can't wait to dive into all the new material and learn how to be a better person.

5 on 5 Day in the Life August 2014 | Placerville Children Photographer

Next was dinner and a "mommy" Cub Scout committee meeting while having dinner at the local pizza joint. Just because we don't have change doesn't mean that we don't have fun at the game room! Back home by 8:45pm. Get ready for bed and for the love of Pete...let's go to sleep. I am bushed...

Thanks for stopping by! I can't wait to share the rest of the circle so head on over to Lori to see what she has to say!

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Kinex and Legos: My Kids Were Here July 2014 | El Dorado Hills Family Photographer

"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." Beverly Sills My son is fantastically interested in Legos. He is one of those kids that can spend hours at a time playing with them and creating with them. He will follow the directions that comes with the box but as soon as he is bored with that toy he will take on a new creation that is all his own. When he grows up he says he wants to be a "train driver" We tell him that is called a train engineer and to do that he needs to be really good at subjects in math in school. I have been told by people smarter than me that working with Legos and other such toys will give him a good foundation for his dream goal. Cool. I have no problem with that. When he turned 5 years old, someone gave him a box of Kinex connectors. Now, forgive me, but the box said it was made for ages 7 and up---so I put it away for a while. Now my son is 9. the box has been "down from storage" for a long time and I thought he would never get to putting it together! Well last week, he did just that and what a site. He did it all on his own and he incorporated some other "shady characters" into the build. I was so proud of him and can't wait until he takes this down just to make something else. If this love for building thing continues he may just choose to be an architect and build me my dream home! A girl can dream.

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Summer can't wait...and neither will I | El Dorado Hills Family Photographer

"To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world." Dr. Seuss

So I was lying on my bed today enjoying a wonderful silence. Don't ask me how I got it with two kids, two cats and a dog in the house with me, but none the less it was there. I almost took a nap it was that lovely. The silence always gets me thinking. Sometimes about good things and sometimes not but today it was more of an introspective kinda thing. Ya know, when you look at your life and decide what is important and what is not? I have been saying this for almost seven months and I will beat it to death if I have to: My family is the most important thing to me. I am trying so hard at this thing called "business" but in the end its not what is important. Don't get me wrong, my clients feel that they are important and I try really hard to make them see my priority is with them at all times. However, my time revolves around my family. That is the way I want it and that is the way it will always be. Period.

At the beginning of the year I attempted a 365 project. For those of you that don't know what that is, it is a project where you take one photo per day for an entire year. It doesn't sound that complicated but in reality it really is. Photographers usually do this when they are trying to break out of a rut, or force them to learn something new or just plain practice more often to get better at this thing we love so much: the world of photography. I got about four months into it when I realized something. Taking a photo a day- which annoyed my family to no end- was not conducive to my life. I couldn't do it. Realizing at 11pm at night that you forgot your photo of the day and getting up to "make something happen" was just not cool. Let me be totally honest when I say that I got lazy about it. I didn't get up most nights once realizing this because I new that what I came up with wouldn't be good at all. I told myself I would just take two photos the next day. That worked for a while until I realized that I just wasn't into it. I will regret it at the end of the year once I see all the lovely talented ladies in my 365 group pumping out lovely work- and they are doing it daily. So instead of beating myself up about quitting, I decided that I would just take photos of my life when I sparked an interest. Taking the pressure off myself to take a photo a day really helped me. Now I can take multiple per day when I want to and not feel the need to do that every day. Here are some of the ones I have captured so far on this road we call "summer life". Forgive me for my son doesn't happen to be in any of these. He must not like my camera very much. But at age nine, what boy does?

Summer can't wait...and neither will I | El Dorado Hills Family Photographer

Summer can't wait...and neither will I | El Dorado Hills Family Photographer

Summer can't wait...and neither will I | El Dorado Hills Family Photographer

Summer can't wait...and neither will I | El Dorado Hills Family Photographer

Summer can't wait...and neither will I | El Dorado Hills Family Photographer

This summer is going by way to fast but I am enjoying every minute of it. We are making the most of it here in our house! Being that this is the first full summer I will have ever spent with my kids on a day to day basis, I think we are doing pretty good.

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Heather

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5 on 5 Blog Circle | Yummy Scrumptious Apple Butter | Folsom Family Photographer

Summer has officially taken over and I am in the middle of cooking lots of food and canning lots of jams galore! One of my family's favorite things for me to make is Apple Butter. It tends to be a little bit messy and it takes SO MANY apples to get such a small amount of apple butter but the end result is well worth it!! I love doing this kinda stuff. It makes me just love this season and even though I know I can do this all year round, there is just something about the summer that makes you want to do it more. If anyone is interested in a recipe I can of course oblige but just know that each time I make it, the end result is different because I don't actually do that much measuring. Unlike making actual jam this is not an exact science! IMG_7345

Yummy Scrumptious Apple Butter | Folsom Family Photographer

Yummy Scrumptious Apple Butter | Folsom Family Photographer

 

Yummy Scrumptious Apple Butter | Folsom Family Photographer

Yummy Scrumptious Apple Butter | Folsom Family Photographer

Thanks for stopping by! Again, if you want to schedule your custom session please contact me today! I would love to hear from you. Don't forget to stop by the next stop in the circle to Lori to see what she has to say!

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5 on 5 Day in the Life June 2014 | Eldorado Hills Children Photographer

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next. ~Franklin P. Jones

This quote makes me laugh! Welcome to another episode of my 5 on 5 blog circle! I am so excited today because I have good news to report. My kids are actually getting to spend more time outside! They don't actually like it still but we are working on that! I wish we had more activities for them to play with but in the end I know that is not necessary. My kids need to learn they have imaginations and its ok to use them. My son actually complained the other day that he had no where to sit outside while he was eating his popsicle. I told him that it was ok to sit on he step on the deck. He complained saying that it was dirty. (Disclaimer: It was a little dusty with some pine needles but maybe about two.) I told him he was 9 years old and that it was ok to get a little dirty outside. He still has yet to grasp this concept. Today they are just choosing to read outside. My opinion on it is that at least they are outside getting fresh air while I work. The other day we went to a friend's house for a BBQ. We ate A LOT of food and had a lot of laughs. Kids did a fun activity with their friends (they painted on rocks!). The best night and the most perfect medicine for me! Can't wait for what the rest of the summer brings. If you like my work please contact me to schedule the custom session of your dreams!

5 on 5 Day in the Life June 2014 | Eldorado Hills Children Photographer

5 on 5 Day in the Life June 2014 | Eldorado Hills Children Photographer

5 on 5 Day in the Life June 2014 | Eldorado Hills Children Photographer

5 on 5 Day in the Life June 2014 | Eldorado Hills Children Photographer

5 on 5 Day in the Life June 2014 | Eldorado Hills Children Photographer

Thanks for stopping by! I can't wait to share the rest of the circle so head on over to Lori to see what she has to say!

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Much love.

Heather

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Heather Floyd NAPCP

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