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The Post With No Pictures

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep  |  Volunteer Photographer   This week has been a tough one, photographically. I’ve photographed two babies who passed away before leaving the hospital. I am a volunteer for Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, a non-profit organization which introduces remembrance photography to families suffering the loss of a […]
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Libraries are COOL!

Portage Public Library | Portage, Wisconsin   Our family has moved from city to city a handful of times. Every time we reach a new town to call home, one of the first places I find is the library. I find solace in the library – there’s a comfortable consistency in knowing that the library […]
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Sisterhood, Motherhood

Who Do You Celebrate on Mother’s Day? This month, I will be doing a special series of blog posts, talking about some of the most special people in our lives. Mother’s Day is coming in May, and I will admit that Mother’s Day is what sparked my imagination. However, I hope to celebrate (and help […]
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Deep Butter Cake

Gooey Butter Cake Recipe • What’s For Dessert?

The Best Dessert You’ve Never Heard Of When I was a little girl, baking was my favorite past-time. I was really sad that one Christmas when I asked for an Easy Bake Oven but didn’t get it. My mom, ever the frugal optimist, told me, “DO YOU KNOW HOW EXPENSIVE THOSE TINY MIXES ARE?!?!”   […]
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All In The Family

Portage Wisconsin Family Photographer Family. It’s the biggest thing, the first thing, the most important thing. In the end, it’s the only thing that matters. What does family mean to you? I’m pretty sure I’d answer differently than the next person, and they would answer differently than the next one in line. Family means something […]
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Architecture mosaic

St. Louis Cathedral Basilica

Beautiful Mosaic Architecture in St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri is my hometown. There are lots of reasons I love this fantastic city, but one of the reasons is that there’s so much to see and do. The St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, otherwise known as the New Cathedral to the St. Louis Catholic population, is one […]