Our Fall Family Photos

A while back, I told you about some family photos we had done. I wanted them taken at the dairy because, as far as scenery and photo ops go, you really can’t get much better than this. The next step was to find a photographer. It just so happens that I have a photographer┬ácousin in Kansas City. (Icon Imagery, if you’re in the KC area.) I really wanted her to take them because 1) she’s awesome 2) she knows our personalities and 3) I enjoy her company immensely. She brought her little family down, we took pictures, I cooked, we ate, we stood around a backyard bonfire, and a good time was had by all. She even trekked down to the dairy barn to help the farmer the next morning!! (Her name’s Kim, by the way.)

Kim

Isn’t she gorgeous?

And here are some of my favorites that she took of us… Barrage of pictures comin’ at ya.

Tae and I

I’ve decided that I must have one like this every year.

Piggyback

This is our rendition of a picture the farmer saw on the internet. He told me he wanted it for his birthday. ­čÖé We couldn’t have staged it better for him. An old red barn, a few hay bales, and his girls.

Angel

Angel.

Taeter 1

Peanut did an awesome job for Kim.

Taeter 2

I love her face here. It looks like she’s happily wistful.

Taeter 3

And this one’s just so candid.

the farmer and I

I can’t think of a picture of us that I’ve ever liked so much. I ordered a big 16×20 canvas of it for our bedroom.

the shoes say it all

Haha! And although this picture is on the suggestive side, it’s so totally us. If I were to title this one, it would be “The Shoes Say it All.”

cropped-kissing-calves.jpg

Yeah, she took my banner photo, too. ­čÖé Just a random one she snapped as we were walking away that turned out so cute!

Taeter and I 2

I can’t figure out if I like the cleaner one or…

Taeter and I 3

the hazy one better. What do you think?

My family 2

My mom said this is the kind of picture you frame and put behind your couch. I agree.

My family

I love this one because we’re all smiling.

Special Request

I love this one because of Peanut’s sweet, spunky face. And I think it’s kind of┬ágreat how we’re all touching. I don’t remember Kim telling Peanut to put her hand there.

Silly Tae Tae

Her face…

Tae Tae

The sun in this one’s pretty cool.

Tae's Leaf

This was one of Kim’s ideas that turned out so cute!

Tae's Leaf 2

And then Peanut did some posing of her own.

My Ornery Daughter

Peanut looks all disheveled here because the farmer was flying her around like an airplane. However, the haphazard hair and the little┬ámischievous grin to go with it is why I absolutely┬álove this picture. It visually captures…her. This is Peanut. This is what she looks like every other day of the week.

And finally, there’s this one.

sunset

This picture is symbolic to me, in a way. Symbolic of the journey. On one hand, we’ve come this far. On the other, we still have a lot more to go. But, we’re here on this dairy and as long as we’re all together, I can only feel hopeful.

Thanks for letting me share with you!

Happy Hump Day,

Breauna

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It’s Becoming a Problem

My birthday is near the end of the month, but I got my birthday present early in the mail today. Here are my new darling dears:

It’s slightly small, but I saw them at Dillards and drooled. I said, “I must have those!” They’re Steve Madden “Candence” boots and I love them because they go with virtually anything. Even black. I’m practical like that. Plus, with as much as I wear cowboy boots these days, I need to feel like there’s ┬ástill some “city” surviving in me. Something that speaks to me and says, “You’re still classy, trendy, and girly! I make you look HOT!”

Did I need them?

I’ll let you be the judge of that.