Saturday, July 12, 2008

Swimming at Grandma's

My Grandma has lived in the same house since the 1960's. My grandparents helped build it. This summer some of my extended family met together to enjoy each others company once more. Now many of my 21 cousins have kids of their own. If we tried to have a full family reunion there would be over 100 of us. Unbelievable! It's amazing what can happen when two people fall in love.

My niece Eve and my nephew Ryder lovin' the water.

My nephew loves his pacifier.

My cousins little girl, Ella. I think she is two years old. I love her blue eyes.

My son Jayden. He LOVES ice cream.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Garrison at the Beach

My 3 year old nephew, Garrison, looking like a heart throb on Balboa Beach. What a cutie! I just love his hair.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Meet the Robinson's

My two daughters had Mrs. Robinson for their kindergarten teacher in CA. I was so excited to take her family pictures while visiting this summer. She has a beautiful family and wonderful parents who adore their new little granddaughter.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Simple Pleasures

We visited Grandma and Grandpa in CA this summer. We loved going on a hike in the Glendora Mountains with them in the morning and ending our walk at a stream.

Jayden loved carrying his water bottle on a string around his neck.

The kids were so excited to get their feet wet.

Ahhhhh, cool water and squishy mud! What more could you ask for on a hot summer day.

Saturday, July 5, 2008

Friday, July 4, 2008

My Awesome Sister

My sister, Daidre, is someone I truly look up to. She is a great example to me and I am very lucky to have her as one of best friends.


Kipp is my very silly 8 year old nephew. I could hardly take a candid shot of him with the family without his very crazy facial expressions. I was a little worried about trying to accomplish this photo session, so I tried to pick something that he really loves. He wants to be a cowboy when he grows up so I asked him to go and put on his cool cowboy clothes and we would take some manly pictures of him. He was quick to respond and I pretty much let him do what ever he wanted. This is what I captured.


Kara, my 11 year old niece, is a natural when it comes to posing. She makes my job so easy. She loves puzzles, reading, math, swimming competition, and being with her friends. I also came to learn that I can always count on her when I need help.


My 12 year old niece Kyli is a sweetie. She enjoys horseback riding, her hamster "Fuzzy Wuzzy," playing the piano and art. When she grows up she wants to run a horse stable for handicap children. I loved getting to know her better.