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We celebrated Emma’s 18th birthday today (its not until Friday). I am so amazed at the beautiful young woman who has taken the place of my baby girl. I am so thankful to be her mom, but I am eve... Read More


My oldest daughter, Emma, played in the final volleyball game of her high school career yesterday.  it was very bittersweet for me because, even though I am excited to find out what her future holds,... Read More

Food, Candles, Guns, & Greens!

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My middle daughter, Harley, is raising money for a class field trip to Philadelphia, Washington DC, and New York in March.  She has been working really hard, and is earning her spending money by doin... Read More


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Fourteen. Its not a particularly significant number. Not like 16, 18, or 21. Its not significant unless that’s how old your sweet, funny, outgoing, loving daughter is turning. Then its incredibl... Read More

My Princess

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Emma is on Homecoming Court again this year, and it is hard to believe it is her last one! I have more images of the whole court, but wanted to post this one of her with her escort, Aidan. So proud of... Read More

A Dog & Her Girl

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They’re pretty inseparable, these two, Lucy and Reagan. Lucy follows Reagan around like a shadow, and adores her!  AmyNature Girl. Mom. Wife. Friend. Photographer. Sewer. Crafter. Artist. To bo... Read More

First & Last

For all three of my girlies, as with most kids around Eastern Oregon, today was the first day back to school after summer break.  I love the first day of school each year; it signifies the opportunit... Read More

Emma & Thor

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Last week was the Morrow County Fair, and it was Emma’s next to last year showing pigs for 4-H.  This year, her pig’s name was Thor.  He was HUGE!  I was able to go to Heppner Thursday ... Read More

Terrance & His Catch

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Terrance caught a bunch of bass yesterday, and he had his first experience with learning how to fillet them. He was beyond excited! AmyNature Girl. Mom. Wife. Friend. Photographer. Sewer. Crafter. Art... Read More

Harley’s Day

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Harley is headed to Pacific University for the next few days for a hard-core, intense dance camp, and the two of us made the trip to Portland today. We spent the day stopping wherever we wanted, hikin... Read More

Holy 80's Flashback!

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I took Harley shopping today for some new summer clothes. While we were out, she found these beauties and showed them to me. AmyNature Girl. Mom. Wife. Friend. Photographer. Sewer. Crafter. Artist. To... Read More