let’s talk about chunky knitting

I was first introduced to arm knitting when my dear friend Michelle Gardella told me that I should try it out.  We spent an afternoon FaceTiming and watching a YouTube video on how it was done and in a matter of hours I had made my first blanket!  Over the course of the next year…

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childhood unplugged june

Baby girl Adelia and I flew to Italy so that she could meet her 92 year old great-grandmother Adelia! Mostly we just spent the week together in the very apartment that my grandmother met me 37 years ago.  There have been so many memories from my childhood to teens to bringing my fiance to meet…

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childhood unplugged may

No place easier to spend a week unplugged than the Exumas, Bahamas! Every day was a new adventure and each new landscape was prettier than the one before.  The boys thrive in such open and free environments and I find pleasure in the simplest of things. Take a moment to view the work of the other…

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be bold, be brave, be you

I was honored to have been asked by Colleen Mook to be interviewed for her wonderful podcast Be Bold, Be Brave, Be YOU! I tell a bit of my story, how my project Self Help came about, and what I do to keep creative.  If you would like to listen please click HERE!  

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childhood unplugged april

Weekend mornings the boys are so good with their sister, taking the time to hang out with her and always wanting to be the one to hold her.  On this particular weekend we had some very special guests in town, our Cuban cousins as they say in Miami, the Breheney girls!  Our dear friend and…

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us by monica on film

There is just something so magical and timeless about film that when my wonderful and talented friend Monica Calderin offered to stop by with some cameras and film I can’t begin to tell you how excited I was.  The truth is I had no doubt the images would be beautiful, but the result was truly…

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childhood unplugged march

It’s the time of year again where I devote one Childhood Unplugged shoot to taking the “red chair pictures” a tradition in our family since my first born was just weeks old.  I have used our big red chair to photograph them ever month when they were little and then every year after that.  Just since I…

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adelia’s birth story

Christmas day when I woke up and went to the bathroom I saw some blood after wiping, not too much but it was there. As the day progressed it continued to happen to the point that I got worried and called the doctor. Dr. P had delivered Audrey’s first two daughters and had become my…

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childhood unplugged february

Home!  All together we are Home! Home as a family of five! Don’t get me wrong the last few months were an incredible adventure full of life lessons for every single member of our family.  We had some great childhood unplugged adventures up north, in new places and new homes we rented and visited and…

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in the woods

Spending half your pregnancy with your best friend who happens to be a photographer means that you will have a stunningly well documented baby bump!  I will always remember our little photographic adventures, this one in particular that Ava took the camera and directed me for a few shots! All images in this post taken by the…

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