Saturday, May 31, 2008
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
It's starting to feel like fall around here and that makes me happy. Time for hoodies with jeans a flipflops, windows wide open at night and cuddling under the blankets, gingersnap cookies with milk, my southwestern pumpkin soup, pumpkin patches, sweaters and cardigans, a big ole' pile of leaves for the boys to play in, Grey's Anatomy starts again (which I'm a little hestitant about)::sighs:: I really love this time of year.
Thursday, August 16, 2007
I had gotten some emails about these books after the Scrapjack layout from last week. So, I figured I'd post about them, because they are just too wonderful to keep all to myself. :) First I want to say that these are wonderful, wonderful, wonderful books! Stephenie Meyer is such an excellent author, and with each book, they just keep getting better and better. They are Yound Adult books, but seriously, once you start, you can't put them down. When I read Twilight, I stayed up for two nights until 2AM, on a weeknight, and struggled the next two days at work from it. I just didn't want to go to sleep, I was sucked in a could not stop reading. So yeah, since it's YA the kissing scenes can be a little bit cheesy, but the rest of it makes up for it, and Edward, the vampire...is to die for(no pun intended). I wish he were my boyfriend. ::wink wink::
But in all seriousness, if you haven't read them, go to Border's tomorrow and pick them up. I think Twilight(the first one) is only like $8.99, New Moon(the 2nd one) and Eclipse (the 3rd one that just came out) are both hardbacks, so they can be a little pricey. But soooooooo worth the money. I promise you, you won't regret reading these books...it takes you to another time, another place...and after you're done, you wish you were a vampire. lol.
Thursday, August 02, 2007
1. I've photographed two weddings (soooo much work)
2. Me and Michael celebrated our 3 year anniversary
3. Me and Michael went to the Flip Flop Tour (lots of margarita's, beer, a beautiful day...and some good music to go along with it!)
4. Evan turned 5
Basically, those are the highlights, with little everyday things thrown inbetween. But the major thing...2 weddings. I've been up late editing almost every night. I never thought it would be this hard...lack of sleep, lack of creativity in everything else in my life, it's really draining...REALLY draining. I promised myself I wouldn't do weddings...but I gave in and did it. It's been a learning experience and lots of fun. :)
Scrapbooking has been put on the backburner...nothing extra for me...just DT and Scrapjack stuff. Speaking of Scrapjack...are you playing along? You better be because August is going to be one rockin' month!!! So go check it not if you haven't already.
Anyway...nothing really to say...like I said lack of creativity in everything else in my life, besides photo's...I'm just drained. I leave you with a photo from the wedding at a vineyard from a couple of weeks ago:
Loved this couple...it was such a relaxed wedding, full of love and fun and lots of wine (for them, not me. lol).
Friday, May 18, 2007
So, in other news...more photo's. Meet Jen and Joel. So wanna hear a story? Kay...Meet Jen. I met Jen my freshmen year in college. We lived on the same floor in our dorms. Shout out to the 2000-2001 Rodney 3B girls. Kay...so me, Jen, and 4 other girls became close. We stayed close through college....blah, blah, blah. Kay, so I met my husband through Jen. Michael, my husband, has been best friends with Jen since they were in 5th/6th grade. He calls her parents "Mom and Dad," gone on family vacations with them when they were younger, etc etc etc...they call eachother brother and sister, because that's how they are. Think Dawson's Creek without all the mumbo jumbo love interest. So let's back up to my Junior year in high school. Joel joins my high school 1/2 through my Junior year. We become friends, we become boyfriend/girlfriend near the beginning of our Senior year in highschool...we date all the way through senior year into that summer...break up before freshmen year in college starts. Then, Jen and Joel meet our Junior year in college...NOT through me...and then they start to date....now they're getting married this October and me and Michael are both in the wedding. I swear...this is how Delaware is...everyone knows everyone through eachother, even if you don't know it yet. So...I got to take some cool pics of these two....thanks for putting up with me guys and making you guys sit in cruddy gas oil in a parking garage.
Saturday, May 05, 2007
Meet Sam AKA Samantha, Sammy, Sam I am. She's a Chocolate Lab that we got two weeks ago. I finally gave in. Gave in to no sleep for a while, dog hair, and cleaning up little messes here and there....oh wait...I didn't get sleep and I had to clean up little messes before we got her...so not that much has changed :) She's a sweet, sweet dog. Michael has been wanting to get a dog way before we even started dating, and lately he's been talking about it...so finally two weeks ago...we did it, and got her.
Here's some recent photo's that I've been playing with...trying out new things...just having fun:
ANNNNND....I have a little confession. I'm an AI watcher. I've watched every season except for 1 and 3....and I'm seriously in love with Blake this year....seriously, best performance EVER on American Idol happened this past week. Watch here (put my music player on stop and WATCH!!!) Such an amazing performance!!!!
And if you want to check out an amazing designer check out Shannon on Etsy.,...I've purchased like 7 tops from her already....she's amazing and one of the nicest girls out there! And I really love them because I don't have the nicest tummy in the world (having two babies and one of them being 9lbs and 12 oz, really takes a toll on your muscles and skin), so they have a little extra flowiness to them so the shirt isn't skin tight on your stomach...if you buy something from her make sure you tell her I sent ya :)
And P.S. If you've emailed me in the past month and I haven't responded it's most likely because I did not get it. In the past 3 weeks I've had like 5 people tell me they emailed me and I'm not getting them...and they're not being sent to my spam folder either cause I check that too...so If you've emailed me, and I haven't responded, please send again. I promise I'm not ignoring you. I just haven't got it.
Have a great weekend! Falyn
Wednesday, April 11, 2007
And I found him sleeping just like this. preciousness. It's moments like this that make my heart swoon. And yes that is a PINK and white pacifier. When you're in desperate need, and pink is all they have left at Target, PINK will do just fine. This summer...the pacifier will disappear. Poor guy. I didn't have a problem with Evan. Evan was never attached like Lucas is. We took Evan's away right after he turned two and didn't have a problem. But with Lucas....completely different. It's his comfort...he's got his nunee(what we call the pacifier), his strawberry shortcake blankie(IT WAS MINE WHEN I WAS LITTLE, he kinda claimed it when he was six months old. And I know what you're all thinking....poor guy, he's got a pink nunee and a strawberry shortcake blanket....this kid is gonna have a complex when he grows up, but he's two, he doesn't know the difference....YET), and he plays with his hair....those are his three comforts. He needs those three things when he goes to sleep at night.
I've been neglecting my blog as of late. TO tell you the truth...it really has slipped my mind. I've been away from the computer the past few weeks....well away from the internet. I'm beginning to realize the internet can be a bad thing for my wallet. I've been extremely busy. I had two shoots the past few weeks and just finished up editing all of the photo's, made the announcements, and I just got a call yesterday for a shoot this weekend. After that I have two scheduled for May, and a wedding *GASP* in July. I'm really excited, and really nervous about it all. I'm confident, and yet I have doubts. I told myself I will NEVER do weddings...but it is for a friend of a friend, and it suppose to be really small and casual...a BEACH wedding....how exciting! So I said I would do it. Nerves, nerves, and more nerves...
I've just been thinking about things alot...prioritizing....realizing things....thinking, and more thinking. I got another mini promotion at work two weeks ago...and it's exciting...but I'm thinking...wow, am I really getting in too deep with this job? I know it's not something I want to do for the rest of my life....I really only plan to be there a few more years....but if I keep on taking these mini promotions...will I be able to quit in 5 years time? I wonder....
I hope you are all well...
And for you Lost watchers.....it's getting good again!!!!! :) xoxo
Thursday, March 29, 2007
SO I"m sick, I've been sick all week. BLAH. I hate being sick. I'm so miserable.
Nothing much going on in my life...same stuff, a different day. On 3/17 it was my Honey's(grandma) 80th birthday, and I got to take this shot of her and all the great-grandchildren. Don't you just love her boots?!?! lol. This photo just screams her. She loves kids, loves, loves, loves them. And this woman is one of the most kindest, warmest, loving women you would ever meet. Everyone who comes into contact with her falls in love with her in an instant. She is truely an inspiration, and someone I strive to be more like every day. I'm so thankful she had a part in raising me.
I hope everyone is well! ~Falyn
Friday, March 23, 2007
Thank you all for your birthday wishes!! And Mom you are right, I had to fill out something just the other day and had to check the 25-34 age range.....scary. :)
Loving that warmer weather is coming. Yesterday it was in the high 60's, and took the boys to the park (which is right behind our house since we live next to a school, lucky us). Evan and Lucas love to be outside....the winter stresses us out, because we're cooped up inside most of the time.
Happy Friday everyone....sorry I haven't been around a lot, I'm overwhlemed with lots of stuff, and now spring is here and I'm in a spring cleaning mood. And plus my computer is about to crash...but by the end of the summer, I should have my new iMAC notebook. WOOHOO....I've been waiting forever for one of these!!
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
So, today I turned 25....at 6:26PM to be exact. 25 WOW. Really, 25? These past 5 years have flown by like no other. I still feel like that girl, 18, going to college, getting ready for a new beginning...only difference, I'm now married and have two kids, and I know a little more than I did from when I was 18. But, I still feel like that girl, waiting for something, with big ambitions, to break out and find herself.
I wonder if you ever feel old. I remember my mom-mom always saying that she still feels like she's 18, just the body physically wears down.
So what have I done in 25 years? I've lived in Philadelphia for 10 years, I've lived in Maryland for 13 years, I've lived in Delaware for 2 years, I've finished 3 years of college (I'll finish my last year, eventually), I've spent the night at least one night in 16 states, I've figured skated 16 of those 25 years, I've been to one other country, I've met people that have changed my life forever, I have 2 kids, and I'm married. I say that's a lot.
So, wine glass and beer mugs in the air...Happy Birthday to me :)