Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014

When Bec and the girls come to town!

The best part of living away from family is....

When they come to visit!!!

I think there is such a bond that happens when family visits family living away.  My kids have anticipated Aunt Becca and her girls coming to visit for over a month.  We had it on a calendar, on a post-it on the fridge, in my phone, in Alyssa's room, and it was mentioned in conversations daily.  

You get the drift! My kids LOVE family and I am always amazed at the bond even my babies always recognize!     

My sister Bec and her three girls came to visit, and were our first guest in our little Casita.  
We of course enjoyed great food, shopping, and conversations across the board.  There is always much to catch up on with girls in the house.   

We prepared for the special guests with much anticipation.  


I used my favorite tablecloth and goods to try and impress....
I am hopeful if I am a decent host, I might continue to get more visitors:)  




I used my new favorite pink goblets I purchased from a thrift shop. 


They were sweet and appeased me with a photo shoot.....head wreaths and all.  

Goodness are they a fun group to take pictures of.  
















Those eyes......JUST LIKE MY MOM's!  











Tuesday, October 14, 2014

This family......and Mom
makes pregnancy look REALLY good!!!!












Thursday, October 9, 2014

Biltmore....

The other night I was invited to take pictures of an event at the Biltmore Hotel here in Phoenix.  It was invited by the group Millennial Travel.  

The Biltmore Hotel and Resort is AMAZING!!! I was ready to move right on in....

This rainy afternoon (we don't have many) I have been blasting my Mummford and Sons station on Pandora while editing these pictures....

The kids are building legos, Sam my man is napping....and
Mom...

is HAPPY on this Fall Break Afternoon!  (my kids are out on fall break all week)




doesn't he just look like hotel manager of sorts.....the elite kind.....



I wanted to stay in this room with the bright yellow wall.....it opened to the terrace where the event was held.  


this man reminded me of my husband.....dark, spikey hair, and handsome.....


her lipstick......



this woman looked like a super model.....


and so did these cute girls.....

the sunset was one to not forget.....


lights are always enchanting...



I bonded with the bar tender.....he was from Philly,



and this darling pint size server who snuck me food.  



the wooden spoons were edible, amazing right?:)  

One thing I learned from the evening....


The Biltmore surely knows how to host and event!