picking flowers

My beautiful little girl who is quickly turning into a lovely young lady.

photo challenge | pets

Say hello to “Widget”…also known as “My Daughter’s 4-H Project.” Today was the first day of an extremely busy week for my family as we get ready to practically live at our country fair.  We’ll be watching our two oldest children show off their two 4-H projects, turkeys and goats. The week should end with […]


This photo was taken during a mini shoot I completed one recent summer evening with my niece, Caryn, and one of her best friends, Jenna. They found out several weeks ago that Jenna would be moving to Denver, Colorado very quickly and the girls were so sad that they would have so little time left […]

fun with water

I think my kids have spent 90% of their summer in water of some sort.  🙂 This is my second son, Wyatt…who is almost impossible to photograph.  *sigh*  He’s always on the move and the second he notices my camera I usually end up capturing some kind of goofy face.  But in water?  At a […]

let’s play ball!

After a busy winter of two kids playing basketball, and a hectic spring of all the kids playing soccer…we typically take the entire summer off from sports just to relax a bit, enjoy ourselves and have some fun. This summer began a new tradition though when our local girls softball team needed one more player […]

the clan expands

Two years ago a certain someone named Willow came along to take over our household. Then a few weeks ago, four baby poults claimed their corner of our garage. And now The Arthur Clan has expanded once again.  This time with cuteness galore… Meet our lovely new girls.  Weslea’s 4-H goat, Widget: Will’s 4-H goat, […]