Project 365 – Week 33

This week we went to East Harbor State Park in Port Clinton OH…

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This was the kiddo’s first experience with camping. They had a blast!

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We visited the African Safari in Port, Clinton. It was quite the experience. At one point we had caribou try to climb our car!

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Charlotte busied herself trying to catch sea gulls. The beach at East Harbor was gorgeous!

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Marblehead Lighthouse. Build in 1821. It is the oldest lighthouse on the Great Lakes. From the lighthouse we could see Kelly’s island and Cedar Point.

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Can you find Liam?

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This 34 year old pony was a Christmas present to my sisters and I in 1993. Unfortunately, he has been too frail for Liam to ride on. He is basically a huge family pet now.

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This little girl chewed on this apple for over an hour. It probably felt good on her new tooth. It was an organic baby teether. ūüėČ

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These golden curls. I hope he doesn’t loose them.

Eric and Rachel’s Anniversary Session – Quail Hollow State Park – Hartville, OH

Eric and Rachel asked if I would be interested in rephotographing them in their wedding attire for their one year anniversary. I say…”Umm..YES!” This was basically a photographer’s dream session! And on top of that Eric and Rachel are incredibly sweet and funny. We had such a fun night creating this session together.

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Week 28-32

You might have noticed I’ve been behind on my weekly project. Starting August 1 our lives have been crazy busy. We decided to remodel four rooms in our home all at the same time. Plus with this being my busy season for my photography business, it has been a struggle to get my photos taken every day.¬†With that being said I am still going to try and plug away and¬†hopefully get caught up. I just love that I will have these candid moments captured of our family every day in 2015. So here is the next four weeks…

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This special moment was the gathering for Charlotte’s first party in our backyard.

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Mommy’s big helper. Liam helping prepare his new bedroom.

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My family went on vacation and we got to pet sit for my sister’s hamster Guinevere for three weeks. The kiddos enjoyed her so much. And of course she had to have her own little photo session.

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This photo is so precious to me. This summer while Charlotte was learning to walk, Liam loved helping her. He was almost constantly helping her walk around the house and yard.

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Looking for grapes at Grandpas.

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Liam and his best bud Josiah are here playing at my parent’s home. They were looking for salamanders. ¬†I grew up playing up in this little creek with my sisters. It¬†warms my heart seeing my son now enjoy playing here too.

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This is sibling teamwork at it’s best. While I was cleaning up lunch dishes I found these two in the bathroom. Charlotte was emptying the contents of the drawer into the sink and her brother was washing everything.

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This is the face of pure concentration while putting together a shoe rack for Mommy.

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I was lucky that my camera was near by to catch this moment. So precious.

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Sister time with half the crew. I will never stop appreciating this little patio set I found on Craiglist this summer. We have spent so much time enjoying dinner and good conversation outside.

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This was also a new addition to our backyard this summer. This swing was made by Liam’s¬†grandpa and hung by Daddy. I love the little dirt spot that has appeared under the swing. I also love how long the rope is. The kiddos will have a lot of fun with this swing.

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Baby Jabin came over for a swim in our kiddie pools. Liam loves his cousin.

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Catching fireflies.

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Breakfast at Great Grandma’s cabin.

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Louisa & Andrew’s Maternity Session – Quail Hollow State Park, Hartville, OH

These adorable soon-to-be parents are Louisa and Andrew Hodgson. Their first child, a daughter, is due on Louisa’s birthday October 4th.¬†This little girl is very lucky to have such wonderful and kind parents. Louisa is a nurse and Andrew is an IT consultant currently commuting to New York City. Louisa is my older sister and this little girl will be my first niece on my side of the family. This being said, we are all very anxious to meet her.

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