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Writing this post is a little bitter-sweet. We’ve been so busy for the past few weeks (more on that later) that I didn’t physically have time to share all the exciting (and less exciting) things that have been happening recently. At the beginning of this month we had to say good-bye to the one thing we called “ours” for over two years. It was hard to let go but we decided that it was the right decision for us. View full post »

I can hardly believe Kenneth is ONE already! It feels like it was yesterday that I first held him in my arms. He was born three weeks early so we had 3 extra weeks to spend with him and love on him. This little man was 4.6 pounds when he was born, and now I can barely hold him in my arms because he is so heavy. He is the joy of our lives and could not imagine life without him! View full post »

We have recently returned from our annual missions trip to Romania and I miss it already. Romania was my first home, the land I was born and grew up in. Romania is where I met my handsome husband! Going back for 2 weeks every year is a great experience. I get to see my family, friends and do missions work in the villages around Oradea.

This year was different. We had a new member added to our team, View full post »

I can’t believe it’s been 3 years since I married my best friend! Three years of sheer happiness, laughter, and joy. Where did time fly? It’s hard to believe that in just 10 days we are celebrating baby K’s first birthday (stay tuned for the blog post following his birthday party). For the past 3 years, I’ve been blessed beyond measure with an amazing husband and father to our almost one year old baby boy. He is the most loving, caring and selfless person I’ve ever met.

We had a beautiful destination wedding in Romania, Europe. For that reason, destination weddings will forever be a big part of my heart! Although our day was nothing short of perfect, I do have one regret: View full post »

It’s SO good to be back home! We are currently on a missions trip in Romania, and for those of you who don’t know, I was born and raised here. While I lived in the city most of my life, I did not experience village life very often. Of course I had the occasional visits to the countryside to visit my grandparents, but never actually got around those really poor sides of the country. It wasn’t until after I met my in-laws that I got to experience missions work and get more involved in doing ministry in gypsy villages. View full post »

I am completing my second month of the 365 photo project. Where has the time gone? I cannot believe that for over 50 days now, I have been taking a picture a day… and I’ve done it consistently. I gotta tell you, it has not been easy, but consistency is the key.

If  you are thinking about documenting your everyday, starting a View full post »

Happy (Almost) Valentine’s Day, friends! At the Thomas’ house, we celebrate Valentine’s Day all throughout the year. We don’t usually make any kind of sophisticated plans for February 14th, but we do like to celebrate the holiday in our own way. For the past 3 years, we’ve enjoyed a nice, romantic, candle light dinner at home (hubby is usually the chef on such special occasion), while trying to avoid the restaurant crowds in the city. We like it this way and wouldn’t change it for anything!

This year is different though, it is the first year that we celebrate Valentine’s Day as a family of 3! Our precious K, who is 10 months now,  is such a blessing to our family and we can’t wait to see how this year will play out. While trying to come up with cute Valentine’s Day ideas, we decided to do a fun photo session of K and mommy, to celebrate his first Valentine’s Day. After all, I am the one who loved him first! Enjoy his first Valentine’s Day pictures!

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project 365I can’t believe it’s February already! Where did the time go?! If you’ve been following the blog, you might remember that at the beginning of this year I decided to embark on a new project, the 365 project. This is a photography project where you take a picture a day for 365 days, and it can be so rewarding in so many ways. Here are some of the reasons why, although busy with my little one, I decided to add another little project on my to-do list: View full post »

Last year was an amazing year. It was a hard year. It was a rewarding year. It was one of those years that will be etched in my heart forever. So many things happened that it would take more than a blog post to cover them all. On top of going full-time into the photography business and celebrating our first year as home owners, we became FIRST TIME PARENTS!!! I know, I know… the whole  taking your business into your own hands and having a baby at the same time might sound crazy. And it is! Nothing is the same anymore. Everything changes.  View full post »

Happy New Year, friends! I know everyone is excited to turn the page and start a new chapter in your life, in your business. While people everywhere are already working on their New Year’s Resolutions, I encourage you to really challenge yourself this year. Are you starting your own photography business? Are you working on a marketing strategy? Are you starting a blog? Remember not to give up when the road seems steep. It will be so much more rewarding to look back at the end of the year and see all that you have achieved. View full post »