Those of you who know us well know that our nickname for our dog Charlie is Chachew. Justin nicknamed him that when he was little and wanted to chew on everything including the wall! Charlie + Chew = Chachew:) Anyway, I was looking at some of his baby photos from almost two years ago and it dawned on me how close my baby was to turning two! Crazy how time flies! It's bizarre to me how much a dog changes physically just in the first year of their existence. He...

I'm feeling a little better today, no chills or aches, so in honor of my progress I thought I'd share one of my all time favorite Bridal Portraits. Erin and Adam are such a lovely couple and were incredibly laid back and relaxed on their wedding day. They picked the amazingly picturesque Canon beach for their venue, and we couldn't have asked for a more gorgeous day! I'm a sucker for a beach wedding;) Have a great weekend everyone!...

I've been feeling pretty under the weather lately, well I guess that's putting it mildly, I feel pretty awful actually. I've been fighting a cold for the last month and I thought it had gone until I woke up Monday with a fever:(  I've been trying to get lots of sleep, take medicine, and drink lots of water, but the best medicine is my boys taking care of me:) Charlie totally knows something is wrong with mommy and he keeps following me around and snuggling with me. Justin has been...

Yesterday, I was watching the Oprah show and Tom Brokaw and Michelle Obama were on talking about the epidemic of disconnection that some of us citizens have with the war and those who serve in it. Tom says we all have to "re-enlist as citizens." For me that means raising our consciousness about the war and to think about the men and women who are fighting every day and losing their lives. "However you feel about the war and the appropriateness of it, you must honor these people...