Apache Maid Mountain Family Campout

September 04, 2021
My family is happiest in the forest. When I need an escape from the heat of our beautiful desert, and the daily grind, I schedule a camping trip. This trip was different because we had a big group to enjoy the forest with. Along for the ride were: Papa, Uncle D, Tio E, Tia M, Primo S, Prima K and sweet baby C. It was a reunion of sorts, because my...
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Dog Models

August 13, 2021
Back in the saddle at PetSmart means a chance for my new dogs to model. Mimi was afraid of the concrete and paper, so despite her being adorable as a mermaid dog, she was out. Sheba is retired, and never cared much for the photo studio and strobes, but she will wear clothes. Cody was the best option. I have been practicing basic training with him...
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Ocho

July 24, 2021
And just like that, she's 8. We received what we wished for on our birthday, rain!
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Calling California

July 19, 2021
Our first trip since the beginning of the pandemic? Yeah. Seriously. We take a lot of little weekend trips to go camping or stay at an Air B and B, but this was the first time we ventured out of state since the doomed Disneyland trip of March 2020 occurred. I found an adorable hotel near my sister’s apartment in one of the beach towns near Los Ang...
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Desert Botanical Garden

June 13, 2021
The Desert Botanical Garden in Tempe, Arizona is absolutely stunning. If you are visiting Phoenix, Arizona, it is absolutely worth the trip. The end of May was very warm, so we started out at 7AM when the gardens open. The morning was peaceful, and we heard the sounds of birds calling to each other. As we meandered through the trails of succulents...
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