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Project 365 | June

I know I say this all the time, but it is crazy how fast a month goes by. I always think summer is going to be more relaxing, less hectic, but it’s never the case LOL. This summer has been insanely busy. If you know me personally you know that I can’t remember a darn thing these days, for realz. With life being so crazy and our “to do” lists growing we have been a tad overwhelmed, but we somehow manage to always “get most of it” done….eventually…

This month Owen taught Liam to drive the go cart so he can chauffeur him back and forth to the barn. We had a devastating ending to one of Brooke’s favorite little gilts, farming is not easy. Owen is my designated put everything together guy….he enjoys building things and playing in all the boxes is also a bonus. The kiddos got the rest of their poultry projects for 4H :). Trav and I celebrated our Tenth anniversary, we got to go out to dinner kid free. I honestly can’t remember the last time we did that LOL. Swimming at Nana and Papa’s pool has been our “get away” to get some much needed fun in this month. Trav taught Aves how to do a round off off of bails of hay…he stuck the landing by the way. Averie had a great dance season and did fabulous at her dance recital, so proud of her. I am always amazed that my Brookie beast can easily carry bags of feed back to the barn, she is crazy strong. The Turkeys are a new project for us this year, I highly recommend them they are so funny. Ave’s and Liam worked together to get a garden in for us this year. We picked tons of Black Raspberries around the farm and made lots of jam and the two little’s made two pies that were delicious. We also got some blueberry picking in and more jam made. And Averie’s laying hens started laying eggs.

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Lifestyle Photographer | Project 365 May

May always goes by so fast with all the end of the school year activities and gearing up for summer, but we still managed to get some fun stuff in. The girls and I got to go see The Wizard of Oz at Akron Civic Theater  we loved it. Owen kept busy with all his creations he builds in the yard …a bike ramp, a fort and a tree swing. Averie learned all about the state of Kentucky and got a huge kick out of all the things flat Averie got to do while visiting family down there. We added to the family AGAIN with a new kitten whom we just love. The elementary kiddos had field days on different days so I got to go spent time watching each one:)We celebrated the last day of school with ice cream sandwiches. Then started the summer off with a lovely case of the tummy bug which we seemed to avoid all school year up until the end. Any who here is our May ….

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Project 365 April

April was an extremely busy month. We spent a lot of time in the barns cleaning up and getting the kids 4H animals situated. We added two new bunnies to our funny farm some turkeys, new lambs, pigs and a 3 month old calf. The kids had a blast celebrating their cousins 6th Birthday at her super fun party. Ave’s wrapped up choir and had an amazing choir concert, hurray for no more early Wednesday mornings for that chica LOL. The kiddos celebrated their Mimi’s birthday this month as well. My parents hosted a wonderful Easter dinner and we got a quick snap shot of my crew in the gusty wind.  We cleared a lot of debri and made room for a new chicken coop for the hens, they LOVE it. I got to spend three evenings down in Wooster at my very favorite place and even took the parents down one afternoon. Ave’s, my little earth child, planted a tree all on her own for Earth Day. And Liam finally got a much needed haircut to get his bangs out of his eyes. I think that pretty much sums up April…..

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This family from Akron, Oh is absolutely adorable. I was so excited to get to photograph yet another one of their precious and might I say adorable baby girls. Little Miss M was so sleepy we knocked this session out in one hour flat including adorable sister shots. We kept the shoot simple with only a few setups and I loved how this session turned out. Here are some of my favorites..

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Project 365 | March 2017

….Oh March you came in like a lion not only weather wise but life wise as well …. It’s been a crazy rough month for us with more ill health. I am actually kinda glad it’s over even though It’s hard to believe that a quarter of the year is already gone, done just like that. It flew by so fast I am glad I have these images to look back on even though some of them are mindless snapshots….but non the less they mean just as much… here is our March…

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