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that was then … this is now

the night before christmas … and all through the house …. i was cooking up our christmas dinner.  while waiting for our roast to reach the perfect temperature i  grabbed the computer to blog a quick post.  i found this picture of our boys from a short 3 years ago.  how time zooms by! we’re enjoying every minute of it!!!!  have a merry christmas everyone ๐Ÿ™‚

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lroah - December 25, 2009 - 2:07 am

Merry Christmas to all of you. Have fun in the morning! PS – where is my Christmas card? ๐Ÿ™‚

Melissa B. - December 26, 2009 - 6:03 pm

So cute! Time does fly….and they are making me feel old! ๐Ÿ™‚ Can’t wait to see you in a few days.

Lia - December 28, 2009 - 9:35 pm

so adorable ! i just recently found your blog and fell in LOVE with your photos ! can you please do my wedding when i get married ?? (which isn’t happening for a while hehe)
keep up the beautiful work !

Gedas Girdvainis - January 3, 2010 - 4:49 am

So Cute!!! ::)))

Michelle Guzman - February 2, 2010 - 10:04 pm

Both photos are great. How fun to see the change. I have photos of my niece and I sometimes tear up at how much she has changed. LOL.

in the air there’s a feeling christmas

home_web.jpgwe woke up this morning to the first snow of the season.  gonna spend the day baking cookies and making a gingerbread house with the boys.

lroah - December 19, 2009 - 10:44 am

Is that your house? I am coming to visit – looks like it is calling me…. so nice and different from out in CA. MISS YOU!

melanie mauer - December 22, 2009 - 9:09 pm

perfect, carmen..a dream day. i love how the snow calms the hustle & bustle and gets all cozy & t-o-g-e-t-h-e-r ๐Ÿ™‚ xoxo, -melanie-

samantha & brian

this wedding was one of my favorites of the year. the wedding was in lynchburg, ohio which is a “one stop light” kind of town. it was my first time there and i was so excited as it was not my typical ohio wedding. it was refreshing to be in such a different environment…and sam had my creative juices flowing with all her great ideas. here’s part 1 of the day. enjoy!

lroah - December 10, 2009 - 9:56 pm

Gorgeous. Love that last one especially!

Andy Nick - December 10, 2009 - 10:04 pm

Wedding photography like this makes me want to get married just to hire you.

Jan - December 11, 2009 - 10:37 am

Beautiful……The shoes with the web are so very cool.

Corinna Hoffman - December 26, 2009 - 9:45 pm

LOVE that shot with the shoes and spiderweb!! ๐Ÿ™‚

Mindy - January 22, 2010 - 7:09 pm

I really like the first vail shot. The colors of the flowers really brought everything together.

Michelle Guzman - February 2, 2010 - 10:06 pm

I am not a fan of spiders, but that photo with the web is amazing. What an interesting detail!

Goodbye Tensing Pen and Negril, Jamaica

we’re in the memphis airport waiting for our flight back home. we miss our boys and we both   know lots is waiting on our return.  i put this collage together as i was downloading my cards on the plane.  there are so many more incredible images i would love to share but here’s a few for now.

by the way, tensing pen resort on the west side cliffs of negril, jamaica was complete relaxation and one of the most beautiful places i’ve ever seen. simple, private, charming, stunning views, easy going and on and on …… it came very close to the greek islands.   
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Janel Barnett - November 22, 2009 - 9:13 am

Looks like paradise. Glad you guys got a break from the craziness. It looks very peaceful there…like you were the only ones there!

Jenny Beck - November 23, 2009 - 11:27 am

Your trip looks incredible! Ah…I would love a vacation like that right about now! =)

Ya Mon …. 10 years of marital bliss

My husband JP and I snuck away for a few days to celebrate our 10 year anniversary.  The girls (Libby, Amanda, Nicole, Lauren, Jenna, and Katie) are all still back in Ohio holding down the fort at Blink! They are still editing, meeting clients, designing albums, holiday cards, shooting etc, etc.  Thank you girls for working so hard so I can take this (much needed) time away.  

I will return back to the studio Monday ๐Ÿ™‚
cubasc - November 19, 2009 - 9:14 am

look at that stud

Melissa Bauzo - November 19, 2009 - 10:18 am

Have fun! You two deserve it. ๐Ÿ™‚

lroah - November 19, 2009 - 10:59 am

I take it you decided on Jamaica? Where did you go? Happy Anniversary to you both!

Alecia Rawlins - November 19, 2009 - 6:00 pm

What a well deserved break. Congratulations to you both! Enjoy it. Here’s to the next 10 being even better!

Jaime - November 19, 2009 - 7:08 pm

happy 10th!!! Have fun. ๐Ÿ™‚

Oprah Winfrey - November 20, 2009 - 5:34 am

Carmen, girl….first you come to Chicago and don’t call, and now you have obvioulsy run off to Jamaica! Have fun and keep up the great work. So proud!!! Best, O.

Faye Sommer - November 20, 2009 - 8:33 am

Congrats girl! Have so much fun and be sure to drink a Red Stripe for me ๐Ÿ™‚