School IS cool!

After a busy but awesome summer, we look forward to the next exciting thing just around corner…SCHOOL!

Check out their  little photoshoot to mark the occasion.

ARA: my passionate dreamer with big brains and sweet beauty who inspires me to be a better version of me. 

AYNA: my little social maverick of sass and class who reminds me it’s okay to top everything off with cuteness [overload]. 

Here’s to NERD POWER!



we are all the same on the inside.



A white egg.
A brown egg.

But the insides still look alike.

She turned and asked me, “Mommy, what color am I? Am I white like Daddy? Or black like Martin Luther King and Poppi?”

Then she laughed when I said both.
And laughed harder when Ara asked why they were darker than me! LOL!

Either way, brown and white eggs (together) made something awfully delicious.

Happy MLK Day. 


2018, hold my coffee.

We always start the New Year off with an adventure.  This time we attempted to see Snoqualmie Falls from the Salish Lodge but was welcomed with a blast of mist, fog, and complete whiteness instead. We had a little more luck hiking to the bottom (as you can see!).

And we always make time to play…

…and get mushy.

So if the man agrees to a sweet shot, you don’t say no.

I also tried a new type of photography style…a little more dark and moody to match the cold weather and Ara’s face, ha! And then realized how it’s getting harder and harder to get them to cooperate.  Because just like that! they were done.

I don’t know about you, but 2017 left me exhausted trying to do it all.

And sometimes you just need to go out with unkempt hair, breathe in life just to wake up the wrinkles, and hit the pause button in this crazy rat race called life.

And we are looking forward to the adventures of this New Year! ❤️