Today is the end of our first week back to school for the new year. I ain't gonna lie... I'm always ready for school to start by the end of summer! I love having my kids at home, I do. But I get absolutely nothing done! The kids' schedules get totally messed up. They all stay up until midnight or later. It's a mad house! I am no stickler for the rules, but I do appreciate a little order now and then.

Wait. Hold on a second. Didn't the summer just start last week? I'm confused. How is it the first day of school already? Everyone else on the planet still has two weeks left! But it is. Well, it was. Yesterday was our first day of the...

  We've spent a lot of time lately traveling. And that's cool - we love traveling, especially to the beach. It's what the summer is for: packing the family into the car, driving to the coast, eating out more often than not, and spending the evenings...

School starts next week. Next. Week. Where the heck did this summer go? I want more time, please. More time to spend with my family. More time at the beach. More time to enjoy now. One day, I will live close to the water. Ed thinks...

Somewhere over the rainbow skies are blue. Yes, it rained on our vacation. A lot. But without it, we wouldn't have seen this. Sometimes, Nature knows best. Here's to rainbows. And fleeting beauty. And being there to capture it. Cheers!...

Sometimes it's hard to take photos when I'm taking a break. A week long break. At the beach. But I can't stay down for long. Taking photos is what I do. It's what I love. And I don't want to miss a minute of this. Lucky...

I don't really have a favorite color. Never have, not even when I was a little girl. There are so many fabulous colors, and I feel guilty for favoring one over the other. But I do have certain color combinations that appeal to me. And...