10 years ago

High School was so ten years ago...

This past weekend was my husbands 10 year class reunion.  Now he's a grade below me so I've been out now for 11 years but after en...

family

Thanksgiving 30

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- This is my 30th Thanksgiving on earth and it is extra special.  Why is it so special?  Well I have twins on the way DU...

elvis

That one time I messed up...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- "That one time" is a loose term.  I have messed up a million and one times.  Honestly I tell my guests on ai...

cosplay

Post Halloween : The Hairspray Hangover

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- My favorite holiday has come and gone in a flash, Halloween.  I spend so much time planning a costume and the makeup a...

babies

Baby Blankenship Update

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- WOW, what a long journey this has been!  So back in September we did another embryo transfer.  It was just like all th...

10k

No guts no glory

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Running, I talk about it all the time, we all know at this point that I love to run, and more importantly race.  Since...

cosplay

Photo shoot with Georgina Vaughan

COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Once again I made the 5 plus hour trek out to Columbus, Ohio.  This time it wasn't for a pageant, it was for a bit of...

40th anniversary

Creature of the night!

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- I love anything to do with costumes and the chance to create something I am all for. This weekend Celebration Cinema N...

10 miler

Not here to race, I'm here to PACE!

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Multiple times I have relied on pacers in a marathon, or half marathon to help lead me to victory.  Going to the start...

cosplay

Laurenda Marie Photography

ROCKFORD, Mich.-- I have known Laurenda Bennett for 7 years.  I have seen her go from working model, to a wonderful mommy, and now to photog...

babies

Baby Blankenship: Trying to keep a positive outlook

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- I must admit the energy in the room during our second embryo transfer attempt wasn't the same as the first.  While...

babies

What's going on with Baby Blankenship?

ROCKFORD, Mich.-- It's been a while since I posted an update, mainly because not a lot has happened since we found out our first round o...

cosplay

Emma Frost Cosplay with Mel Boonstra

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- I haven't shot a cosplay in nearly a year!  I was itching to get behind the camera and be creative. I teamed...

air zoo

Bi-plane rides in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich.-- I've never thought twice about flying.  I hop in a plane and go to my destination, not really appreciating the fact t...

embryo transfer

Baby Blankenship Update

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- So many emotions in the past few weeks that I couldn't keep up with my own brain.  On Wednesday May 6th we had our...

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