Monday, January 16, 2012

I just love the kind of days when both the twins are in a good mood...they are really few and far between and they love to fight with each other and cause trouble and messes ALL DAY LONG!!! but today, they were playing so nicely together after nap and we had a great time "Dressing up Mommy"....and pulling my hair, and poking me in the eyes, and ....Making me smile.... Here's our video....

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Authentique sketch Challenge


When I saw this paper line, i just had to get my hands on it!! I love the gray/yellow combo and knew that Londyn's Easter Dress would be perfect to use with it!!! Here is my entry this month .... Head over and check out their blog!! HERE
Thanks to a good friend for sending me this link!!! Love all the paper lines!!! I just might need them ALL!!! :)

Products used:
Authentiques Blissful Line with Blissful accents

15 hour Crop .... 'til you drop

All day yesterday and ALL night...15 hours to be exact...I headed over to Springfield to crop with a group of ladies at the Paper Boutique, a New Scrapbook store owned by two really great friends!!! What a fun time, although i only got a few layouts finished, i had such a great time scrapping with all these girls, and met some awesome new friends too. Three other moms at the crop were also parents to Twins!!! it was so cool sharing stories and learning what i have to look forward to!! As always at crops, I ate myself sick,they had the best food and we were treated like royalty!! :) Lunch consisted of Awesome Turkey sandwiches from a local deli type place, they were huge, and chips, fruit, and cookies!, then snacks were put out... I ate crackers, cheese , cr. cheese dip, and about a dozen mini candy bars, then came dinner...uugh, like i was EVEN hungry by this time...but how could i pass up..Parmesean Chicken, angel hair spaghetti, salad, green bean and rolls!!! Then more desserts, cookies and brownies!!! uuugh...so yummy and well worth driving all that way to play with them all!! I love to see everyone's different scrap styles and there was even a BOY there...yep you read right...a BOY!! It was the most awesome thing, it was an older couple that came in together and i thought he was just helping his wife in with her stuff, then he put on his apron and i couldn't beleive it, this guy meant business!!! And his scrapbooks were AMAZING!!! they were prob. close to age 70's, how awesome that they have this hobby to share together!!!..and it didn't even phase him when at 7pm all the women took their bras off!! ha, NO, i will not be recruiting Joe however, this is my time away with my girls, but it really warmed my heart! Wish i had taken my camera, so i could share their photo with you.... But all i have to share are a few pics of the layouts i comepleted.... Enjoy your long weekend....why not try something Crafty?? oh and if you are in the area, head over to Paper Boutique and check out all their wonderful scarp products and sign up for a crop, I'll be going back for sure.... :)













This final layout was designed by Corynn (owner of the store) she was nice to help me get some of my photos onto pages.... :)




Sunday, August 28, 2011

Going going.... too fast!!


In just a few weeks the Twins will be THREE!! I can't believe how fast the time has gone, this past weekend, we went out for their 3 year photo shoot!! We had such a ball! We went with a Tea Party theme, and they had a ton of fun, and so did we the photographers!!! :) Here is just one photo to share, i'm sure most of you have seen them on facebook HERE or my other blog HERE...but i do have some family who don't have facebook.... (believe it or not) :)

Monday, August 15, 2011

I Heart Faces... EYES


Love the theme of this weeks contest over at I heart faces... EYES!... i love my kids' eyes, so blue and so full of energy and wonder!! Go check them out, there are some wonderful entries this week!

Friday, July 22, 2011

a little strung out....



....and it IS ok. I know that and believe that, so why do i always feel so 'unaccomplished'. So much to do, so little time. i don't really know if I have 'so much' to do, just have a lot on my mind. Work, Finances, House, Spouse and Kids! And the latter, are the most important, so if i just whack the first few off my list...all is what it's supposed to be!! It's all about perspective! So as the sign says "I can't do it all, and it's OKAY"... Enjoy the weekend!

Monday, June 27, 2011




Having some fun with I Heart Faces again http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifthis week....theme for the week, is Whimsical.... this seems whimsical to me....what about you? If you haven't already, check out I Heart faces Blog, it's such a fun, relaxed photography blog! With tons of great photographers!

LINK HERE!!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Summer is Here.

Just so you know, i'm still around, just haven't taken the time to blog lately, i'm hoping to do a bit better...but i've said that before.... I really enjoy blogging, becuase i can look back and remember so many things.... I went through my whole blog the other day, what a walk down memory lane!!

Let Summer begin......










Friday, May 20, 2011


A Great Giveaway is going on over at Wild Hearts Photography, check it out for your chance to win some great prizes!

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Happy Mother's Day

This weekend the twins have come pretty darn close to 'doing me in'... I don't know if it's the age or the 'new found' 'finding their independence'..or because they haven't been feeling well....probably all of the above.... They are just soooo busy, and soooo MESSY!!! But today, I was scrolling through some pics on my computer and found THESE photos....They reminded me just how much FUN they really are, and that everyday in an adventure and worth everything I do, every DAY!! I am so blessed to be the mom of 3 beautiful children, whom i LOVE 'more than the moon'.....












Have a Great Mother's Day and enjoy your children...even their messes!! :)

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Going Green with Scrapping....

Just a quick post today, i have a ton to do after my weekend away, but I wanted to share some of the fun stuff i created while away... This last weekend was our annual scrapbooking girls getaway, we go every year and shop til we drop, scrap til we pass out, and eat til we puke...not really, but feel like it.... :) Altogether I created 11 layouts and 2 really fun mini albums.... I'll just share a few... Awhile back I created a mini album from an old book, I went back to this because I think It's a great way to re-use old books and SAVE THE PLANET!! :) Also, it saves money!!! So I took a few of my old books and remade this... I actually made two, but will only share this one.... I Made this book and called it "Say What?".... I have been keeping a journal of all the fun and funny things the twins say so one day I can look back and show them how silly they were and it's just so cute how toddlers say things..... Here it is before pics and journalling is added... >

Here Are just a few of the layouts I did this weekend .... I even took the time to scrap some old photos of the twins at age one too....
The Professional photos were taken by an amazing photographer, Melissa Waller here in town when they turned one...she had such patience. So happy to get these out of a box and into an album!!







That's all for now.... Happy Scrapping!! :)

Monday, March 28, 2011


Yep, i'm still around and have been meaning to update my blog, but things keep 'gettin in the way'...we've been super busy around here lately, getting ready for the warm weather and enjoying some time off the past week....
So hopefully i can get so extra time soon, to post some of our adventures...
This past week i've been getting Super busy with photoshoots...
I had the pleasure of photographing these super adorable twin girls this past weekend and although i was peed on several times and barfed on...it was the most fun i've had with a photoshoot...they were simply precious...
You can check out some of the shots on my facebook or my photography blog here..
Enjoy your week to come!!
~tara