Posted in Botanicals, Education, Events, Fauna, Floral, Floral Gardening, Garden Blooms, Gardening, Gardens, God's beautiful creation, lifestyle photography, Missouri Botanical Gardens, natural light photography, Nature, Nature's Beauty, Orchids, SOOC, Spring, Spring Blooms
Tagged Botanical Event, Floral, Flowers, Gardening, Henry Shaw's Garden, Life, Missouri Botanical Garden, natural light, nature, Orchids, SOOC
Paper Whites (narcissus) are such a fresh, pure, surprise in the winter when the bulbs sprout their greenery and then their buds burst into these delicate blooms! Seeing them reminds me of the HOPE of Spring.
February 19, 2018 in Floral, Floral Gardening, Garden Blooms, Gardening, Gardens, God's beautiful creation, Lifestyle, lifestyle photography, My Gardens, Nature's Beauty, Winter
Tagged Bulb gardening, Forced bulbs, Gardening, Narcissus, Paperwhites, White flowers, Winter flowers
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The Candy Floss amaryllis bloomed its heart out with multiple flowers on two different stems, and amazingly these lasted for our enjoyment for 10 days! They were spectacular!
Posted in Botanicals, Christmas, Floral, Floral Gardening, Garden Blooms, Gardens, God's beautiful creation, lifestyle photography, My Gardens, natural light photography, Nature, Nature's Beauty, Photo Notecards, Textures
Tagged Amaryllis, Christmas, Flowers, Gardening, Life, nature, Winter
“As the years pass, I am coming more and more to understand that it is the common, everyday blessings of our common everyday lives for which we should be particularly grateful. They are the things that fill our lives with comfort and our hearts with gladness — just the pure air to breathe and the strength to breath it; just warmth and shelter and home folks; just plain food that gives us strength; the bright sunshine on a cold day; and a cool breeze when the day is warm.”
― Laura Ingalls Wilder, Writings to Young Women from Laura Ingalls Wilder: On Wisdom and Virtues
Walk in a favorite place. Soak in the sunshine. Bask in God’s goodness and love. Pray in adoration, confession, thanksgiving and supplication. Delight in all His blessings to you and yours. Breathe deeply and feel grateful. Go and serve others. Catch the sun. Share the Son.
Posted in At the Park, Autumn, Botanicals, Fauna, Floral, Gardens, God's beautiful creation, Missouri Grasses, natural light photography, Nature, Nature's Beauty, Sunlight, Walk in the Park
Tagged Autumn, Flowers, Life, Missouri grasses Sunlight, nature
Autumn is a favorite time of year to capture children’s photos amid the gorgeous Fall glowing leaf and sky colors!
Being able to document these children and their sweet personalities is pure joy. Each one is so different, so caring and kind, so special! They have great parents and are so blessed in many ways! I feel blessed to know them and see them often!
Posted in A Child's Play, At the Park, Autumn, Children, Collages, Families, Family Heritage, Family Memories, Farm Living, Friendship, God's beautiful creation, Landscape, Lifestyle, lifestyle photography, Memories, natural light photography, Nature, Nature's Beauty, Parents, Reflections, Relationships, Snapshots, SOOC, Textures, Walk in the Park, Woods
Tagged Autumn, Children, creativity, Family, Friendship, Life, natural light, nature, Parents, Photojournalism, Reflections, Relationships
Golden sunshine blessed us with great light on the afternoon of this dear couple’s anniversary photo session! These are just a handful of the captures for their anniversary book. I can’t wait to see which one they chose for their canvas wall art! I couldn’t have asked for more natural subjects! They are a great example of love and commitment for all who know them and witness their kindness and service to others.
Posted in At the Park, Botanicals, Couples, Events, Families, Family Heritage, Family Memories, God's beautiful creation, Landscape, Lifestyle, lifestyle photography, Memories, natural light photography, Nature, Nature's Beauty, Reflections, Relationships, Senior Citizens, Snapshots, SOOC, Textures, Wedding Anniversary
Tagged 50th wedding anniversary, Autumn, Forest Park, Life, lifestyle photography, Love, natural light, Reflections, Relationships