• Wild & Free Home //

    Wild + Free // You can change or stay the same.

    Dena July 31, 2017

    Here’s what I know. Life doesn’t get better, you get better. You wake up every morning and you are given an opportunity. You can leave your bed blankets in a heap, or your can make your bed and admire its simple beauty. You can feel sorry about all of the things that you don’t have; or you can get down on your knees and thank God for every single blessing…

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  • // cultivate joy

    Dena July 17, 2017

    Last week I took the kids to the park. While they were playing on the playground — running around, climbing, jumping, going up and down the slides — I sat down on the swing. I started swinging back-and-forth. Pumping my legs, going higher and then…

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  • Reflection in May

    Dena May 22, 2014

    The past few weeks have been non-stop. I’ve been really busy in good ways. Last weekend, I shot a beautiful wedding on Friday, did head shots for a recently published author on Saturday. On Sunday, we spent all day working in the yard. This week,…

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  • A life you’re proud of…

    Dena February 26, 2014

    For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can…

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  • instagram snaps of life // 05

    Dena August 16, 2013

    Just a few random iPhone snaps from the past few months. It’s amazing how quickly Roman is growing & changing. It takes my breath away. This summer has been so blessed & lovely — these pictures are a beautiful reminder of that. / / /…

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  • instagram snaps of life // 04

    Dena June 25, 2013

    wildflowers in the kitchen windowsill beets from the farmer’s market sliced dinner: shrimp, broccoli, onions & eggplant sauteed in curry powder/almond milk. red cabbage, celery, radish salad. jasmine rice up at grammy’s cabin, chillin’ on the couch nap time poolside under the umbrella dinner: wild…

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  • instagram snaps of life // 03

    Dena June 11, 2013

    morning sunlight filtering into our dining room mommy uniform: nursing bra, tank, and messy bun so cute when he’s sleeping ;] our backyard in the morning a flower basket for our deck my valentine roses, four months later playtime! getting so big, right? dinner: red…

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  • instagram snaps of life // 02

    Dena April 30, 2013

    01. the other night i just needed to take a ride, i found myself near the stables at dusk // 02. this was my 37 week belly, very reminiscent of a beach ball // 03. spring weather is so enticing, passing up laundry for reading…

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  • what spring does…

    Dena April 29, 2013

    “I want to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees.” ―Pablo Neruda Although she held out as long as she could, Spring has finally made her grand appearance — even up here on our little mountain. The front yard is littered with…

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