My creative soul has been blossoming for quite a while...this is just the beginning!

My husband and I have been married since 2001 and have four kids, 2 boys and 2 girls. (We're done!)  We built a home in the country in 2008, in the town I grew up in.  We wanted to be out of the city to raise our children, and to have room to raise chickens and cows and have a big garden.  I love the quiet rural life we have.  I'm a wife and mother and creative person. So sometimes life gets messy!  We have been very blessed and I'm happy to share this part of my life with you. I hope you enjoy everything here. Leave a comment and share what you love!


Photography

I've been learning and practicing photography for the last 8 years. I'm not a full-time photographer but I would love to photograph your family. I think I get more fun out of it than the families, just being able to create a long-lasting memory for them!  I photograph families, kids, and newborns.  Just contact me and we can talk!

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Sewing

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My mom did 4-H in our community and I learned to sew when I was young.  I made an ugly skirt and a pillow case! Then I forgot everything I learned and went to college.  After we were married and were expecting our first child I felt the need/want/desire to sew all sorts of things...I was nesting for sure!  I bought a nice sewing machine with a bonus from work and with the help from my sister I taught myself how to sew things again. 

Now sewing time comes and goes.  I make dresses and skirts for my girls, and ties for my boys.  Bags are an obsession as well!  But it's also fun when a neighbor calls me up the day before Halloween and asks me if I can make a Toad costume from scratch!


Art and Journaling

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In high school I had a friend who could draw like no one's business.  He designed his parents house and then built it!  I always wanted to be able to draw like that.  But I never tried.  Recently I decided that it's no one's fault but mine that I can't draw! I have an artistic eye so now it just comes down to practice. So this is just a fun experiment for me!


Create

Things like finishing our basement, and making Kindy cars, helping kids with valentines boxes and a multitude of other things that I can't even imaging right now will show up here.  This is where it all comes together and is sometimes the most fun for everyone!