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Category Archives: giving back

it’s a good life.

Wow, I guess it’s been a while since I found time to catch up on this blog!   I was blessed to have the opportunity to photograph so many families over the last few months that I know and love.  I promise that I will share lots of beautiful moments captured in upcoming posts but...

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sweet homecomings

This weekend our family is celebrating the anniversay of Addie’s homecoming.  It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year.  It’s even harder to remember life before she was a part of our family.  Her transformation has been amazing.  She has grown into a lively, adventurous, sweet but strong willed little girl.  I can not...

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Merry Christmas!

…from my family to yours.

I am so grateful for all of the wonderful blessings that 2010 has brought my family and I look forward to ending the year with a bang! We will be hosting a holiday bash at the Rabbit Room in Honeoye Falls on December 28th. There will be great music,...

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water changes everything

Just a quick update on our charity water well.  So far we have raised $2,635.00 which means clean water for 131 people!  Our family is so grateful for all the friends, family and strangers who have given so generously and we are hopeful that the donations will continue to come in.  We have 46 days...

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On this orphan Sunday, please take a moment to watch this:

Creation Groans from Christian Alliance for Orphans on Vimeo.
Last month I had the pleasure of meeting & photographing many families from upstate NY with children adopted from Ethiopia and other countries too.  It was a wonderful site to see so many that chose to make...

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one less

Addie and I recently had the chance to take a trip to Seattle for a reunion with the moms and babies from our travel group to Ethiopia. It was an amazing weekend, sharing our hearts, faith and love for each other and for all our sweet babies. Each child is so unique and was...

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World Water Day 2010

In honor of World Water Day, please take a few minutes to watch these videos, illustrating the need for clean water in Haiti and Ethiopia, like many other places around the world.  If you feel moved to do something about it, consider starting here or here.

A Glimmer of Hope - LTBH Feature Film - Austin 2009 from...

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giving back

It’s hard for me to believe that it’s only been 2 1/2 years since I got my first real camera.  It was my husband that surprised me with it - both to soften the blow of the 43 inch plasma that he had just purchased and to prevent me from booking flights for a family...

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