Thursday, August 27, 2009

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UPDATE: Winner #1 never claimed her prize (s0rry Mindee), so I picked a new winner today.
And the NEW WINNER is....


Monday, August 24, 2009

On a much lighter note...

Well if it isn't apparent enough that I am still in a cloud I do need to clear up a couple of things....first the 24th is not a is a Thursday. So sorry that I am having difficulty thinking straight. Mini sessions will be held on FRIDAY the 25th of September. Also because I have a huge monitor screen I didn't realize that the announcement of the mini sessions was cut off for everyone else. It looks great to me but I guess that doesn't do you a whole lot of good. So just click on it to make it bigger...or maybe I'll just redo it. Thanks everyone, sorry for the lack of brain power.

Well it has been a very difficult week to say the least. But I am surrounded by the most wonderful people who have strengthened me and lifted me up. My family and I are determined during this time to move forward with faith, knowing that we will again see our mother's face and knowing until then she will be with us.

With that being said. I wanted to let you know that YES the giveaway is still in effect. So don't feel too shy to sign up. Because of this past week and because things are still a little hectic around here I am extending the giveaway until Wednesday August 26th and I will announce the winner on Thursday August 27th!

I would also like to announce...

Christmas Mini Session small
If you have a family larger than 6 please call for additional times and pricing info.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

We miss you and love you! We were so blessed to have you!

Thank you so much for the outpouring of love!

Ardene Ressler Bullard

On August 18, 2009 the light of our lives and heart of our family was suddenly and unexpectedly taken. Despite her valiant efforts, she was overcome by an aggressive and sudden infection.

Ardene was born on March 18, 1955 to Peter J. and Reah O. Ressler in Roy, Utah. She was the youngest of 10 children along with her twin sister and best friend, Arlene. She was raised in Roy and attended Ricks College and Weber State College. She was married to her high school sweetheart Lonnie M. Bullard on May 5, 1977 in the Salt Lake Temple. She dedicated her life to her husband and to raising nine wonderful children. She excelled in and deeply loved being a mother. She loved the out-of-doors and was passionate about sports and fitness, especially tennis, playing on many teams and in many tournaments. She never shied away from competitive games, even with women half her age. She had a passion for life and was involved in all the activities of her children. She stood side-by-side with her husband in community, business, and recreational events. Ardene and Lonnie were inseparable in life, one name rarely mentioned without the other. They know their relationship is eternal.

Ardene was blessed with an unwavering testimony of the gospel and a great love for her Savior. While raising her nine children, she served in many ward and stake callings, among her favorites were: missionary at Hill Cumorah Pageant, camp director, Young Women’s President and Relief Society President.

She is survived by her husband Lonnie and children Melissa (Samuela) Ita’aehau, Michael (Andrea), Shannon (Cameron) Garber, Kendrick (serving in the Tuxla Gutierrez, Mexico Mission), Anna, Denis (serving in the Johannesburg, South Africa Mission), Valek, Madison, and Dema. Also survived by soon to be eight grandchildren, father, Peter J. Ressler, and siblings Boyd Ressler, Susan Howes, Judy Daugherty, Holly Everton, Chris Ressler, Pam Woodall, Coral Taggart, and Arlene Racker. She was preceded in death by her mother Reah, and brother Laurie.

A viewing will be held at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 1941 North Main Street, Farmington, Utah, on Thursday, August 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A viewing will also be held from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the Farmington North Stake Center at 729 W. Shepard Lane, Farmington, Utah. Funeral services to be held at 11:00 AM in the Farmington North Stake Center. Internment at the Farmington City Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank the dedicated doctors, nurses and staff of the Intermountain Medical Center for their heroic efforts, compassion and kindness. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Perpetual Education Fund or the Missionary Fund of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Ardene will be forever remembered as selfless, loving, and without guile towards anyone, always showing unconditional love. Oh, how we will miss her.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

It's Give Away Time...

And this time it's big. It will be one year ago in September when I started doing photography. Hard to believe, I have learned so much and have had a blast doing it. To celebrate the 1 year mark I am giving away a FREE photography session (family, child, senior, engagement, bridals) + a 16x20 mounted print of your choice!

I'm so excited to be doing this. Read carefully so you know how it works. You can enter up to 3 times.

Entry #1: Simply leave a comment with your first and last name.

Entry #2: Blog about my photography give away with a link to my blog. Then come back and leave another comment telling me you you did it.

Entry #3: Make a comment on facebook about my photography give away with a link to my blog. Then come back and leave another comment telling me you did it.

That's all you have to do! Contest closes on Aug. 24th. I will announce the winner on Aug. 25Th (2 weeks from today). The winner must then contact me within 48 hours of the announcement or I will pick someone else. The session must be scheduled by November 1st.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

I love my Job!

Sometimes the stars align and I get a perfect model + perfect lighting! Could she be any cuter!

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