Happiness with a Horse

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Oh, to get so much happiness out of one little rocking horse, but that is exactly what happened.  This lil’ man had a blast riding my rocking horse session prop – lots of smiles were produced with it.  The entire family was full of smiles as well despite the super cold weather that morning. I asked Mom via text before the session if she wanted to push back our start time so that we could benefit from a little bit warmer weather. She replied with an emphatic no!  She worked hard that morning getting her kiddos (and hubby) up, dressed, and fed for the session and they were ready to go. Honestly, I don’t blame her. Getting my crew of 5 out the door some days can be a definite challenge. Nonetheless, it did warm up and we were able to capture some really fun moments!

The Girl in the Blue Dress

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Oh how I love the color blue! And I loved this blue dress. I wish they made it in my size. It has truly been an honor watching this sweet girl grow up over the years. I first photographed her when she was 2 years old and now, if memory serves, she is a very tall 8 year old!

A Hug for Daddy

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Back in September, this little guy’s Daddy (and Mommy) were in a horrible motorcycle accident.  Thankfully the beautiful Mom pictured above has recovered and is back with her little man.  Unfortunately, his Daddy is still in the hospital.  Mom contacted me a while back to set up a photo shoot so that her husband could have some updated photos of them both while he recovers in the hospital.   They both miss him dearly!    Lots of love could be felt between these two.  This little guy hugged his Momma so hard, I think Daddy must have felt it too!   Get well Tyler!   Everyone hopes to have you home soon!

Last Year’s Elfie Rojo

Can you believe that we only have 39 more days until Christmas? Crazy huh? So if you are like many Elf on the Shelf fans you are probably already gearing up for some exciting things for your elf to do this year. Our Elfie Rojo doesn’t show up until December 1st, but I know my kids are already wishing he was here already. I only posted a few shots of our elf shenanigans from last year, so here are the rest that didn’t get posted yet!  Enjoy!