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When we were matched with our son he was 7 months old but it wasn’t until he was 15 months old when we finally got to met him in person. During that time of waiting, my heart longed to know all the ‘firsts’ that he was doing, like his first time sitting by himself, first […]

Enjoying Some Firsts

January 23, 2016

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Yesterday was overcast but oh so warm so when it started to rain Simon immediately asked for his rain boots and an umbrella. He proceeded to walk down to our garage as he knows there is always big muddy puddles down in the alley when it rains. I love his enthusiasm for life and the […]

Jumping in Muddy Puddles

January 11, 2016

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Wow! I can’t believe that I am making my last post for 2015. It really can’t be New Years Eve already!?!? How did it sneak up on me so quickly? I didn’t even get to wish you all a Merry Christmas, which maybe i’m not completely sorry about because this Christmas was the best yet […]

Happy New Year! | Lancaster Photographer

December 31, 2015

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I’m not the best a documenting the everyday little moments that happen in our house. It is something I really need to challenge myself to be better at because I don’t want to ever forget these precious memories…ever. He’s growing up too quickly for my liking. Just stay this little for a while longer ok […]

Youthberry Tea Slurping & Tuna Green bean Casserole Thank Yous!

December 8, 2015

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Happy Friday everyone! As part of our new #funfridays posts, we’ve decided to highlight some of our favorite places to go in Lancaster city. This summer is really special because there is a new pop-up park on Prince Street featuring some amazing food trucks all summer long! The two permanent food trucks are Penny’s Ice-cream and Passenger Coffee […]

Fun Fridays | New Friends, Ice-cream & a Pre-arranged Marriage!

August 7, 2015

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A few weekends ago, we went up to NY to visit with my hubby’s side of the family since his Aunt from Colorado was in town. We have an annual tradition of berry picking at some point during the weekend and I ended up with 2 large zip lock bags full of fresh blueberries. I […]

Fun Fridays // Blueberry-Lemon Cookies

July 24, 2015

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It’s July and we are in the throes of summer! We thought it would be fun to share some (sweet!) ways to stay cool on those hot days while enjoying the company of your special someone. Keep reading for a fun summer date idea and an absolutely delicious drink recipe that we created and will make […]

Fun Fridays // A Date Idea and a Refreshing Summer Drink

July 24, 2015

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Wow, it’s hard to believe I haven’t blogged since November of last year?! Looking back over the last 9 months I have no regrets at all as to why you’ve been hearing crickets. Sometimes being still, being quiet and taking a break is just what the heart and mind needs although my absence was not intended […]

Thoughts Today // Crickets, Mommyhood and a New Business

July 15, 2015

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Hey folks! Slightly different post than normal as I wanted to update you on some fun things happening at Nicola Herring Photography! This past fall we started working on some renovations to my future studio space. My hubby and his brother as doing most of the work themselves. Due to not having heat in the […]

Sawdust, Electrical wires and New Baby Products | Lancaster Photography Studio

June 5, 2013

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If you’ve been following the last few weeks you might have been aware of the Donation Challenge + Giveaway that I was doing to help raise money for girls in Kenya to be able to stay in school. You can check out all the details HERE about how the life of Kenyan girls can lead […]

Donation Challenge + Giveway to help girls in Kenya | Results & Winners Announced!

May 6, 2013