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Skyline Park

June 13, 2018 - My brother came to visit for my mother's 75th birthday. I figured it was a good excuse to checkout the tourist trap that...
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Tinker Crate

June 06, 2018 - My son received a subscription to Tinker Crate for his 12th birthday. They contain a STEM based craft project that comes...
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Date Day!

May 23, 2018 - We had a rare weekend where we were not only kid free, the kids were out of town. We did all the gown up things. We went...
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Crawfish!

May 17, 2018 - Tis the season for pinching tails and sucking heads. My friends Rick and Marci are from Louisiana. When we got the in...
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Mother's Day @ the Botanical Garden

May 16, 2018 - Mother's Day was spent with my boys and our moms. My daughter is in Europe so I had to settle for a video call from Pari...
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Suwanee Goat Yoga

May 01, 2018 - From the moment we set our yoga mats down, we were surrounded by goats. One took up residence with my friend Laura almos...
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Okefenokee Swamp Paddle

April 18, 2018 - I have so many paddles on my kayak bucket list. I knocked one off the list over spring break. Much to my husbands dismay...
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Holy Rood Cemetery

February 22, 2018 - Rounding out my bucketlist of visiting my grandparents cemetery plots is Holy Rood. I definitely saved the best for last...
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Longboarding

February 21, 2018 - Ran into (literally) Ariana's best friend at the park. Apparently we work close by each other and we both like to exerci...
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Makamah Beach

February 06, 2018 - We had a real snow storm while we were in New York. My son got to experience what few people from the south ever get to.
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Long Island National Cemetery

February 05, 2018 - Located right next door to Pinelawn cemetery is the military Long Island National Cemetery, which just so happens to be...
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Ski the Wolf

January 23, 2018 - The entire family tagged along for the annual Boy Scouts ski trip. We drove up to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Caro...
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Christmas in NYC!

January 22, 2018 - Better late than never! While visiting my dad, I had to take the train into the city with my son. Everyone should exper...
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13!

January 16, 2018 - My spunky Smooth Fox Terrier turned 13 today. He recently had a bout with an upset stomach so no treats for this guy. In...
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A Hard Topic

January 10, 2018 - Knowing this day would come and it actually coming are two very different aspects. I recently had to suddenly take a tri...
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Pinelawn Cemetery, Farmingdale NY

January 08, 2018 - My most recent trip to NY I decided it was time to visit graves and introduce my son to his great grandparents and the f...
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Yule 2017

December 24, 2017 - Our family yule log carving is my absolute favorite thing about the Christmas season. This year was a little small since...
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Universal Studios

December 18, 2017 - Universal Studios is full of old movie, TV and cartoon nostalgia. There was a Betty Boop store and our favorite, the Uni...
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Islands of Adventure

December 14, 2017 - Universal Orlando consists of 2 parks connected by the Universal Citywalk in the middle and if you have the 2-park pass...
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Expecto Patronum!

December 13, 2017 - My daughter loved Harry Potter at the same age that my son now has discovered him. I should say, I love Harry Potter too...
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The Pauls

December 05, 2017 - This was a senior session but this gorgeous family just needed some spotlight of their own. The senior... The form...
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The Harvest Hunt

November 28, 2017 - Oakland cemetery has some really cool events. Last year they started a scavenger hunt over Thanksgiving weekend. We were...
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семья

November 15, 2017 - I took a bunch of family pictures at this amazing home but these silly outtakes of the boys are my favorites... Posed...
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A Blustery Day

November 11, 2017 - We were foiled by rain when we attempted the Sunflower fields but sun was on our side this time around...except it was c...
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Bubble Run

October 23, 2017 - It was time for another family and friend fun 5k. This was we have been planning for months. And this wasn't even all...
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Bruce, Develyn + Alyssa

October 20, 2017 - Who knew it would be so hot and humid in mid-October? Welcome to Georgia! Sunflowers pumpkins and some of my favorite pe...
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To be a kid again

October 11, 2017 - It is fall in Georgia and for a minute it actually felt like it too. This year I have got my autumn groove back. House i...
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High Museum

August 16, 2017 - I had the best time hanging out with my daughter and exploring the High in Atlanta. Despite the long line to get in...
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All in My Feelings Today

August 07, 2017 - My baby boy starts Middle School today. He is very nervous about it. I am very nervous about it. We did everything we co...
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Techincal Tree Climbing

July 20, 2017 - #throwbackthursday I have been battling my first migraine headache for 24 days. Thanks stress! Seriously, I never get h...
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Lucky #13

June 21, 2017 - Today I have been married to the love of my life for 13 years. Fun Facts about the Farmers: We married on the Summer...
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The End of Elementary School

May 24, 2017 - I am having a really hard time accepting that my little man is, as of today, no longer in elementary school. I did not s...
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The Glenn Family

May 18, 2017 - I had the pleasure of photographing one of my Cub Scout (now Boy Scout) families. The weather did not want to cooperate...
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Spring with the Halls

May 05, 2017 - It is not officially spring until I get to spend the afternoon with these kids. I can't believe how much things have cha...
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Stella's a Smash!

April 17, 2017 - My sweet great niece is one! I just love her so much! Save
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Trainspotting

March 30, 2017 - We went on what would be our last Cub Scout adventure. On St. Patrick's Day we drove 3 hours to middle Georgia to meet...
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Horse Trough Falls

February 28, 2017 - What started off as a rainy day turned into a quick trip up to the mountains to throw up a tent somewhere and spend the...
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The Last Cub Scout Blue & Gold

February 25, 2017 - We celebrated the BSA birthday for the last time as a Cub. In less than 2 months I will have an official Boy Scout. We...
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Valentine's Day Rebels

February 16, 2017 - Valentine's Day is one of those holidays that are meh. We don't do a lot but I do like to get flowers. We started the Wh...
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The One and Only Ivan

February 15, 2017 - My son recently read The One and Only Ivan in school. He loved it. For him to really like a book this much says somethin...
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Jurassic Quest

February 14, 2017 - Jurassic Quest features 80 life size animatronic dinosaurs, with fossil digging, puppets, bounce houses and dinosaur rid...
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Throwing Stones

February 06, 2017 - Throwing stones, skipping rocks, picking up sticks. He could do that all day, everyday. The simplicity of childhood....
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Immigration Day

January 31, 2017 - This is not a political post! My son had immigration day at school. He dressed up as an Irish immigrant and brought in...
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Our first outing with Boy Scouts

January 16, 2017 - Little man is about to be a full fledged boy scout. Boy scouts is going to be a huge change. Boy lead, independent and...
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Yule + Our Pagan Tradition

December 24, 2016 - Some old friends of mine have a tradition they started many years ago carving a yule log with wishes for the coming year...
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Thanks + Giving

December 02, 2016 - My original Thanksgiving plans were thwarted when I received news that my dad would not be staying with my sister throug...
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Bahamas Cruise

November 29, 2016 - I have never been on a cruise. Honestly it was never really high on the bucket list and neither was the Bahamas. What wa...
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Heroes and Villians

November 25, 2016 - Having a little boy has made me a Super Hero nerd. My personal favorite is Captain America. Swoon! My son loves The Fla...
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Being Thankful

November 24, 2016 - There has been so much negativity surrounding the election. I have also been dealing with a lot of issues surrounding my...
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Cocoa Beach, FL

November 22, 2016 - We took a little trip to visit my friend Jennifer and her family down on the Florida coast. So.Much.Fun. Yummy...
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Geocaching

November 17, 2016 - Geocaching is something that sounds interesting but then was intimidating once I actually looked into it. I finally pop...
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Holcomb Family+

November 11, 2016 - Save
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Vascocu Family 2016

November 09, 2016 - I have watched this little munchkin grow up. I heard she just got a phone. How can that be already? These guys are ju...
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Henson Cove Bed & Breakfast

October 27, 2016 - October is my favorite month but it has become my most stressful month in the last few years. I yearn for the days of a...
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Mommy's Little Monster

October 24, 2016 - How cute is this Guy? All I can hear when I see this is Mike Wazowski! I can't decide which one is cuter! Mom and...
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Pumpkins and Corn Mazes

October 21, 2016 - We took a trip out to explore Jaemor Farms. I mean I had to take pictures of the pumpkin with a pumpkin. And my cr...
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Sweet Acre Farm

October 20, 2016 - What do you do when your family has to evacuate from the coast? You have an impromptu vacation. And what does my siste...
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Furry Vistors

October 19, 2016 - If you haven't heard there was this little storm named Matthew. He created quite the panic. My South Carolina family w...
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Sometimes things just work out for the better

October 14, 2016 - Krystal had one request for her fall portraits. She wanted somewhere with a barn. We had planned on a certain park that...
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Community Service

September 27, 2016 - There is an annual Elisha Winn fair the first weekend of every October. The fair is sponsored by the Gwinnett Historical...
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Nice to Meet You Cuz

September 20, 2016 - Meet the Bossak babies! Save
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Wormslow Plantation

September 19, 2016 - Anyone who has ever seen a picture of Savannah will recognize this gate and these trees. When I ran the Rock-n-Roll H...
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Glassy Mountain

September 07, 2016 - Thanks to my friends at Wander North Georgia I found some new places to explore. Glassy Mountain is one of THE greate...
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Taking Home the Gold!

September 01, 2016 - This was our last raingutter regatta. Each Summer the boys build boats to race for the last of our summer activities. T...
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Elachee Nature Center

August 24, 2016 - I love Bats! My daughter bought me a bat house for Christmas, still waiting for Shane to hang it up! In his defense, i...
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Pooles Mill Park

August 19, 2016 - Who doesn't love sliding down a rock waterfall? Upon arrival we were told there was a snake spotted in the lower po...
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The Salty Dog

August 12, 2016 - #yaklife Zero is not known for his cooperation. Yet he seems to be quite OK on the back of my kayak. I think he just li...
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My First-Born Son

August 08, 2016 - It will be 12 years this Thanksgiving that we were watching the Eukenuba Dog Show after the Macy's Day Parade. We saw th...
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the hardest day of my life

August 05, 2016 - * disclaimer-this post contains tons of pictures, some blurry, some old, some sad and will probably make you cry Every...
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Margaret's 1st Birthday

August 04, 2016 - I can't believe this little lady is already one years old. Save Maggie was born the day after my birthday and...
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Celebrating Life ~ Again

July 29, 2016 - Another year around the sun! I got to spend the day paddling the Chestatee river with some of my dearest friends. It...
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Moving On

July 27, 2016 - We had a very, very sad day this past weekend. Some of our dearest neighbors moved. I am excited for them and their ne...
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Space Camp!

July 15, 2016 - lifestyle This is our last summer in Cub Scouts. We wanted to do something big as a last trip and boy did we! We attend...
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Buford Dam to McGinnis Ferry Paddle

July 14, 2016 - Chattahoochee River - #yaklife Team River Avengers crossed off the first part of the list of sections of the Chattahooc...
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Mentone, Alabama

July 13, 2016 - Who knew Alabama would be so pretty? Around and just outside of Mentone, AL is quite picturesque. Cute little pit...
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Anniversary Adventures Part 4

July 01, 2016 - travel Ask anyone who knows me and they will probably say I am audacious. That was a cute quality my husband was first...
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Anniversary Adventures Part 3

June 30, 2016 - travel Ocoee River I love all things paddle related. My husband has caught the bug also, though he does not share my e...
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Anniversary Adventures Part 2

June 29, 2016 - travel Copperhill, Tenn I suffer from wanderlust. I am always looking for a vacation deal, planning a trip in my head...
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Anniversary Adventures Part 1

June 28, 2016 - travel We don't do big gifts to each other for our anniversary. What we do is experiences and travel. Our wedding was e...
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Lake Lanier

June 20, 2016 - #yaklife We had a rare opportunity for a kid free night on the lake and we took full advantage. Lake Lanier is the c...
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Running with a New Pack

June 17, 2016 - Since leaving the Cub Scouts committee I feel like a weight was lifted. That was part of my "organize my time better" go...
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A Little Charity

May 27, 2016 - Last year one of my long time clients (and friend) Michelle asked me to donate a session to Druid Hills Elementary. It...
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Swim Lessons

May 18, 2016 - My little guy has been taking swim lessons for the past 2 months. We do a lot of kayaking in the summer time and last ye...
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Center Shot

May 16, 2016 - My husband and son did a 9 week archery course through a friends church near our home. Every Sunday at 5 they happily bo...
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My Great Niece

May 12, 2016 - My niece had a baby. She looks like my daughter as a newborn. Needless to say I was in love with her at the very first...
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Mother's Day

May 11, 2016 - My Mother's Day agenda: Captain America - Civil War Having a little boy, who is ALL BOY, has made me a huge fan of all...
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My Own Family Pictures

May 10, 2016 - Normally I would ask my BFF to take any portraits of me and my family. It is an act of congress to try to get my kids on...
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Hollywood Studios

May 05, 2016 - After running 13.1 miles I had the bright idea that today would be the best day to visit one of the parks. Hollywood St...
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DW Wanderings part 2

May 04, 2016 - We jumped on the monorail and rode around to the Contemporary resort. It is not very futuristic anymore but I had never...
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DW Wanderings Part 1

May 03, 2016 - It's no secret that I like to explore. Why not explore some of the Disney resorts? They are so beautifully landscaped...
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Ohana means family

May 02, 2016 - I wanted to schedule a special Disney treat. My son loves characters. ALL characters. My BFF is a Disney fanatic. Her...
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Spring Breakish @ DW

May 01, 2016 - Technically spring break was the week before. Originally I planned on hitting Universal Studios and not even going to...
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Disney on a Dime

April 30, 2016 - Or maybe a Quarter. I had time constraints for vacationing due to the Georgia Milestones Testing beginning the day afte...
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Inaugural Star Wars Disney World Half Marathon

April 29, 2016 - I knocked one of my goals off my 2016 to-do list. See full list here. Let me state for the record, I am NOT a Disney...
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Strawberry Picking - A Family Tradition

April 27, 2016 - It's that time of year again. This has been a favorite past time for my daughter and I for the past 12 years. Sometimes...
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Color Run

April 25, 2016 - My running family is now complete. My son just completed his first 5k this past weekend. He has been in running club sin...
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Super Friends

April 11, 2016 - I used one of my last unscheduled vacation days to use the season passes we bought last year for Six Flags. Today it...
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Stone Mountain Spring Break 2016

April 08, 2016 - It is spring break here in the metro Atlanta area. Normally it is warmer. We are actually getting a real spring this yea...
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Happy Easter!

March 29, 2016 - Easter signifies renewal, life, hope It also brings the Easter bunny:) This little guy wasn't quite sure what to thi...
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Deacon's very cold Easter session

March 25, 2016 - Luck was not on our side. We had originally scheduled months ago for an Easter themed shoot the weekend before this. The...
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Adventures with Mom part 2

March 16, 2016 - The Laurel and Hardy Museum It kind of was a perfect day. I told mom the last time we made this trip that if we took...
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A Heffalump Shower

March 09, 2016 - How cute is this cake? or these cookies? How about this diaper cake? And of course the nursery... Do you s...
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A Purple Princess

February 18, 2016 - I was lucky enough to be there for the gender reveal and again for the baby shower put on be these lovely ladies t...
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Snow Mountain

February 15, 2016 - It was a cold day on the mountain! Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain has been around for a while now. I have been snow...
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Better late then never

February 04, 2016 - Finally, the stars aligned and my BFF and I were able to sync our schedules to do our Christmas gift exchange between ou...
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ghost town

February 02, 2016 - I found a ghost town on the internet. It was also only an hour away. I was really excited to go explore and hike around...
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Fort Fremont

January 22, 2016 - I get to visit coastal South Carolina fairly often. When I do it is usually not for long but I manage to squeeze in a ne...
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Stella

January 19, 2016 - My niece is having a baby! a girl named Stella Blaire We are a little excited around here She is always up for b...
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The man behind the myth

January 19, 2016 - He HATES when I take his picture He is very shy He is very patient He is a dreamer He calms me when I need it the mo...
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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, How we wonder what you are

January 09, 2016 - Until I arrived I really thought she was having a girl. Then I saw her perfectly round belly and just knew it was a boy...
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Double Digits

January 07, 2016 - My son turned 10 10! I can't believe he is already in the double digits He planned out this entire birthday himself...
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A year in Selfies

January 06, 2016 - There are lots of year end recaps on Facebook, Instagram and Blogs out there. I have personally been addicted to the Dai...
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21!

December 30, 2015 - I don't think I am fully recovered from the birthday trip I was exhausted from the whirlwind until Christmas Eve and th...
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The Big Easy

December 14, 2015 - The first time I went to New Orleans I was 18 and I fell in love. It was a crazy weekend trip. I got my first ever bonus...
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#optoutside

December 10, 2015 - I am not a fan of crowds That is putting it mildly So obviously Black Friday is not my thing When REI announced they...
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Hay Ya'll

December 01, 2015 - Just a little roll in the hay With the cutest little family This little cutie was fascinated with my camera. I le...
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Visions of Sugar Plums

November 24, 2015 - A Christmas Session My favorite so far
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Scouting

November 23, 2015 - My son is a Cub Scout A WEBELO to be exact As a family we have become very involved with scouting over the past 3 year...
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Christmas with the Newells

November 21, 2015 - Baby's first Christmas Poor Al is now overrun by all the girls in his life I think he doesn't mind too much though...
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co-workers to clients to friends

November 20, 2015 - I have worked with Bruce for almost 15 years His family has a big presence in my work life I have had the pleasure o...
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fall favorites

November 20, 2015 - I don't know what it is about the Spragues but I just love them! It could be we share the love of the outdoors Includi...
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Meet Sadie + Dixie

July 28, 2015 - The girls are about to meet another girl Sadie + Dixie are about to have a new playmate Some one to share bows with an...
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Maple Creek Maternity

July 16, 2015 - William + Emma are about to have their baby girl We are about 2 weeks away now Noah can't wait to meet his little...
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Young Love

July 14, 2015 - When I took Cynthia's Senior Portraits last year I did not get to meet her love, Brandon. He is stationed out west He...
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The Destiny of a Biscuit

July 14, 2015 - Michael (a.k.a.Biscuit) + Destiny the details the girls the boys the first look Dad's first look J...
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An Old Fashioned Family

June 10, 2015 - Let me start by saying these guys are F U N! I had the privilege of shooting their 50's style wedding reception a few...
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Azaleas and smiling faces

May 20, 2015 - Once thing about spring in the Southeast that is magical Azaleas! They create the most magical spring backdrops T...
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Always Smiling

April 20, 2015 - Serious fun shooting these guys Robbie is always laughing They are a truly "happy" couple
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It's a .......

March 10, 2015 - Meet the Rogers Family They are expecting! They had their ultrasound done and had the results placed in a secret e...
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the coolest cake for one cool kid

March 02, 2015 - If there would have been Monster High Dolls when I was a kid I would have them all. This little girl LOVES them And...
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Romantic Weekend

January 21, 2015 - My step-father lost his battle with Cancer 2 months ago. My mother has never been alone. The holidays were very strang...
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Here comes the Bride

August 25, 2014 - Shannon was one of the most fun brides I have worked with. She and Pete were so creative with all of the wedding touches...
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Spring has Sprung

March 21, 2012 - http://mferphotography.blogspot.com/2012/03/mulberry-riverwalk.html I have been itching (literally with all this pollen...
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