Dreams Take Flight 

As soon as it was confirmed that I had been accepted on to the Dreams Take Flight team - as one of their Photographers for Disneyland - I hunted high and low for my Donald Duck.

Donald Duck has always been my favourite - and I think it’s because I could mimic his voice (or at least I thought I could) - but I  tried before I arrived at Disney and I can no longer do it . . . I just sound like a dying duck instead!

It was at exactly the same time that we had moved - so I was going through every box anyway - but I could not find my Donald Duck!

I did however find a letter from my little friend - thanking us for her treasure chest and Donald Duck - so clearly I thought she needed it more than me!

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Say YES!

With Granyma' recently passing away, it made me think...

did she do everything she dreamed of - that she wanted? 

Did she live life to the fullest?

Am I?

Am I fulfilling every dream?

Are you?

Are you saying Yes to opportunities - even though your stomach is churning - and butterflies are doing somersaults?

Are you saying yes - despite everyone else saying no - to that 'thing' - or to you?!

My hubby and I said YES to moving to Canada - even though it was a long and frustrating process - and people said "it's just a pipe dream"

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Try BEFORE You Buy!!

Let’s do the ‘try before you buy’ thing!

It’s been a pretty wet summer - so far - but we’ve still had quite a few stinking HOT days!

Days I’d like to call ‘ice-cream' days - where salads and exercise go out of the window (well - sometimes, I WALK to get the ice cream) - and we indulge in a sweet, refreshing treat instead.

And the best thing about going for ice cream cones - is the sampling of every.single.flavour - just to make sure we pick the perfect one (or two) - before committing to an entire scoop!

You may not be able to make up your mind - but as soon as you taste THE one - you just KNOW!

Try before you buy!

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A Wedding Gift (or two) from the Guests!

Dear Guests,

Brides - stay tuned - there’s something for you too.

When you receive a wedding invitation in the mail from a dear friend (or relative) - and there’s no gift registry - your head falls into your hands...

doesn’t it?

What on earth am I going to buy as a wedding gift?!

Keep calm - I have the answers!

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Still deciding on ENGAGEMENT Pictures ?

Why are Engagement Pictures such a good idea? 

Most of my lovelies are camera-shy - avoid being the centre of attention - and therefore have probably never had a professional shoot done before.

So - with that in mind - do you really want your wedding day to be the first time that you experience a ‘paparazzi’ ? - that you experience a professional photo shoot.

Especially when you will already have a million and one things to think about

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What is an UNPLUGGED wedding?

What is an UNPLUGGED wedding?

What is an unplugged wedding??

Have you heard of “Uncle Bob”?

Or as my hubby likes to call them - Mosquitos - because they just love to buzz around - and get in the way.

They are the [guest] unpaid ‘photographers’ at every wedding!!

The relative with the fancy camera - hovering over my shoulder - to get every shot.

Or even worse - gets in the shot - as they go for an alternative angle.

Luckily for me - it has only happened a handful of times - but believe me - a handful too many!

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Disconnect from your Distractions

As you can probably tell by the influx of sneaky peaks over onFacebook

I’m back!!

Have you missed me?

Seriously though - have you?

Have you noticed that I have been M.I.A?

That you have received ZERO emails in the last two weeks?

That there has been a lack of Facebook posts?

A tiny part of me felt like I was abandoning my lovelies - that I had temporarily abandoned my business

Maybe I had - and in that sense - the last two weeks seemed like a very long time - like I’d been away for several weeks - not just two

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