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Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 1d ago

Lightroom 101... It's BACK!

I was an absolute beginner with Lightroom, and I feel like I have learned so much! The lessons are short and concise and the combination of written lessons and video lessons makes it very ea...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 5d ago

A (hot) day at the zoo

Right around September, those of us who live in the desert start to get a little cranky.We get sick and tired of 3 digit temperatures, We get tired of our heads sweating and burning ourselve...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 1W ago

Just 'cause

Just 'cause she's still little...Just 'cause she has a bathing suit tan... Just 'cause she still like to wear a princess dress everywhere...Just 'cause she still likes to spin... a lot... an...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 2W ago

Making his birthday dessert

A tradition in our house is that the birthday boy (or girl) gets to pick dessert. Over the last few years I was in a cupcake mood and I asked the kids to pics any type of cupcake they wanted...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 2W ago

10 - Happy birthday, Tessinator!

Tess celebrated her 10th birthday last week which gave me the perfect excuse to capture some new photos of her.Which is something I'd like to think of as a tradition in our home, annual birt...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 3W ago

Getting in the frame

I was just about to post her birthday photos, but she woke up sick this morning. She crawled in my bed and radiated heat as she cuddled in. She's been sleeping off and on ever since. It didn...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 3W ago

The food is all yours, my boy!

Our kids make their own lunches for school every morning. It's one of the best things I've ever trained them to do. Lunch boxes come home empty, and they are happy with what they're eating. ...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 4W ago

53 questions when you know know

There are a lot of things about older-child adoption that you learn about when you are preparing to adopt. You read about, and other adoptive parents tell you all about XYZ, and you think to...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 1M ago

Another Fighting Artichoke

As of today, just a few hours ago actually, we are the proud parents of THREE college students.God, help us.As I heard Papa mumbling under his breath as he paid the 3rd tuition, Maybe winnin...
Ordinary Miracles & the Crazy 9 · 1M ago

2 words you never want to hear your dentist say

Oops and uh ohYes, I know I'm crazy. We have 8 kids, and for some people that in itself makes us worthy of the title of crazy. So even though I freely admit that I'm that kind of crazy, I'm ...