Lake Michigan Cottage Vacation

By laura / January 19, 2022 / Comments Off on Lake Michigan Cottage Vacation

Our Lake Michigan cottage vacation was truly amazing. Fog moves in quickly, consuming us.  It’s late spring, but the chill in the air makes it feel otherwise.  We’re wrapped in blankets, head to toe.  Able to move just enough to sip our wine and tend to the fire.  Two cousins, a sister and me. Between…

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100 Day Project Begins Today

By laura / October 6, 2021 /

The 100 Day Project begins today! My palms are sweaty and my heart is racing.  I have no idea what I’m in for.  Sure, it’s exciting at first, but aren’t all new endeavors? 100 blog posts in 100 days.  It may not seem like much to you, but this is huge for me.  This is…

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Mount Calvary Firemen’s Parade

By laura / December 3, 2020 /

Life doesn’t always go as planned. The cancellation of the annual Mount Calvary Firemen’s Parade is proof of that. 2020 doesn’t look like we thought it would, but each of us still has something to be grateful for.  This season of life has taught me to slow down and appreciate the little things in life.…

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Organic Produce Replaces Failed Recipe

By laura / September 26, 2018 / Comments Off on Organic Produce Replaces Failed Recipe

I’m confident it’s possible to control my autoimmune disease through organic produce. But, it’s NO easy task.  Since attempting a gluten, dairy and egg free diet, I’ve experimented with baking several recipes.  The key to this is EXPERIMENTED.  My daughter didn’t even want to eat the first attempt and she eats everything.  Through trial and…

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Exhausted Working Mom Feels Guilty

By laura / August 3, 2018 /

Sometimes I’m ready to throw in the towel. I’m one exhausted working mom.  Three children under the age of 6, a business and freelance job.  Dishes and laundry are endless.  Toys scattered EVERYWHERE!  Not one game has all the pieces in its tattered and torn box. I remind myself that I’m doing the best I…

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Creative Vision Comes Alive In Photography

By laura / July 30, 2018 / Comments Off on Creative Vision Comes Alive In Photography

The 100 Day Project is forcing my creative vision to come alive. After hiding deep down for SO long, this creative vision is slowly starting to reveal itself.  The art of photography emerges unveiling endless possibilities.  There’s a consistency in my art that I never knew existed. Over the past 15 years, I traveled to many…

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Lake Winnebago Fishing Family Fun

By laura / July 29, 2018 / Comments Off on Lake Winnebago Fishing Family Fun

My father picks us up at 6:45 am and we drive west toward Fond du Lac. Upon our arrival, we dock at Lakeside Park.  Through the NO WAKE zone, the boat slowly cruises through the channel.  We’re off for our annual Lake Winnebago fishing family fun. Lake Winnebago approaches as we exit the channel, my…

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Cristo Rey Ranch Film Photography

By laura / July 27, 2018 / Comments Off on Cristo Rey Ranch Film Photography

Cristo Rey Ranch is fun for the whole family. It’s easy for us to visit because we live so close.  We ride our bikes to Cristo Rey Ranch and enjoy all they have to offer. I teach my son how to use my Leica M6. Eager to learn about the 35mm film camera, as a…

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Visit Ancient Epidaurus Theater

By laura / July 25, 2018 / Comments Off on Visit Ancient Epidaurus Theater
Ancient Theatre Epidaurus Greece

Ancient Epidaurus Built in the 4th century BC, ancient Epidaurus is a Greek marvel.  The drop of a penny in center stage can be heard in the back row of this acoustic wonder. The sun warms the ground beneath me, ancient Epidaurus surrounds me. I invite you along on this journey of The 100 Day…

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Goodbye Furry Family Member

By laura / July 23, 2018 /

Goodbye furry family member, I miss you already. Yesterday was a sad day in our home, we said goodbye to our dear furry family member.  Macy, the goldendoodle, was part of our family for nearly nine years, but she’ll hold a piece of our hearts FOREVER. Unfortunately, we knew this day would come sooner than later.  Just…

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