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(almost) wordless wednesday: super heroes united

by @according2kelly on October 27, 2010

this halloween batman, spiderman & wonder woman are joining forces to collect as much candy as they can & possibly battle a little evil along the way.

images via ana brandt.


here comes santa claus

by @according2kelly on December 24, 2009

every year, their reaction to santa is just a wee bit different. some years they are absolutely thrilled to sit on his lap & never want to leave. other years, they won’t go near him (as evidenced in 2006 & 2008. two years old seems to be the magic age, when they were both deathly afraid of the man in the big red suit.) but it’s always fun to see how they’ve grown & changed over the years. pictures with santa is definitely a tradition that will continue for years to come.

image courtesy of ana brandt


happy halloween.

by @according2kelly on October 30, 2009

second star to the right, & straight on ’til morning.
image showing picture of peter pan, captain hook and tinkerbell halloween costumes

image of peter pan costume

image of captain hook costume

image of tinerbell costume

image of peter pan, captain hook and tinkerbell
images courtesy of ana brandt

want to see the entire costume parade?
check out last year’s buzz & woody, & the year before’s pirate family.


it’s all happening so fast…

by @according2kelly on August 24, 2009

do you ever wish you could hit “pause” on life?
just to enjoy the moment just a wee bit longer?
charlie’s growing up so fast. where has the time gone?

ana, thanks for pushing the pause button on our memories.
even if, it was just for one afternoon.

images by ana brandt.



by @according2kelly on July 6, 2009

images & design via ana brandt


before & after.

by @according2kelly on June 16, 2009

six weeks later, i am still amazed that i am no longer pregnant & that my little girl is finally here – ready to be cuddled & loved. as you can imagine, i don’t get much done these days because most of my time is spent, simply staring at her. & although i usually try to avoid the camera’s lens while pregnant, i have to admit i’m glad i was talked into encouraged to do THIS photo shoot. now i can always remember the before & after.

images via ana brandt


happy holidays!

by @according2kelly on December 24, 2008

merry christmas & happy holidays, from our family to yours.
see you in 2009!


here comes santa claus.

by @according2kelly on December 17, 2008

a couple of weeks ago i got the boys all gussied up for a date with the big man himself… santa claus. & as the story goes, “he was dressed all in fun, from his head to his foot, & his clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot; a bundle of toys he had flung on his back, and he looked like a peddler just opening his pack. his eyes – how they twinkled! his dimples how merry! his cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry! his droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow, and the beard of his chin was as white as the snow; the stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth, and the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath; he had a broad face and a little round belly, that shook, when he laughed like a bowlful of jelly. he was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf”. unfortunately, that’s where our story takes a turn – instead of laughing when owen saw him, he cried, & cried hard.

we tried all the tricks… everything from watching santa interact with other kids, to me trying to sit with owen & that jolly happy soul. but nothing worked, little o just wasn’t having any of it. but, at least gavin was thrilled to read santa his christmas list.

later that afternoon i found owen asleep on the floor. i guess you could say he was tuckered out… being terrified of santa must have exhausted him. the funny thing is, now, every time & everywhere he sees santa, he gets all excited. even if the pictures this year didn’t exactly work out, we do have proof that owen hasn’t always been so scared…


images courtesy of ana brandt photography


this is halloween, this is halloween…

by @according2kelly on October 31, 2008

to infinity & beyond…

images courtesy of ana brandt photography