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Saturday, December 31, 2011

happy new years eve

image via the interwebs

Bring on 2012!
I am so excited for the weddings that I have booked for this coming year!
2011 was a HUGE year of growth for AAP and I can hardly wait to see what 2012 will bring forth!

Please be safe while celebrating!
I am planning on having a bon fire to burn over 30 trees, BBQ and staying up to watch the ball drop!


Monday, December 12, 2011

Dear Ollie,

I found this story on Our Daily Obsessions blog and it kind of broke my heart.

You see, Oliver is a 10 year old boy diagnosed with DIPG {Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma} also known as pediatric brain stem caner in 2009. This Christmas will be his last, unless Jesus grants him a miracle. Luckily Ollie is able to be home to spend this last holiday with the ones who love him the most.

You can read more about this sweet boy on the blog his family set up :

Ollie loves receiving cards, a few bloggers got together from all over the states and decided to send him a Christmas card. I am participating because my heart breaks for this family just knowing how little time he has, he must be scared and sad. Lets make him feel loved and let him know we are praying for him and his family to have the best Christmas of all. {Holy run on sentence} I am not going to ask you to donate {though there is an option to do so on his blog, to help with medical expenses and such} I am just asking you to write one extra Christmas card this year, it will cost you but one card, envelope and stamp.

Mail your card to:
Oliver Palmer
417 Oaklawn Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

This is what this season is about, spreading the holiday cheer and doing what Christ would do.


Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Mrozek/Graddy Florida Family Photographer

And then there was a horse. . .of course!

I met this family out at Black Hammock the Saturday after Thanksgiving. They were awesome, the weather was delightful and we were photo-bombed by a horse in an orange grove!
They took advantage of my Holiday mini session specials!
Which you can find out more about on my FB fan page linked in the button below!