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a day at the ranch

It was 100 years ago that Dan and Leona Tognazzini homesteaded the property out in Cuyama. The celebration we had been planning for months was just a day away. There were several of us at the ranch the day before, getting things ready and enjoying the incredible quiet and beauty of this place. ... READ the POST

breakfast

So much chirping going on outside my window. It really is a pleasant sound. The sound of life. We even have some baby birds outside my kitchen right now. Somehow one side of the glass in one of the porch lights broke and a little mama bird made a nest for her babies. ... READ the POST

liebster award

I'm so excited to say that I've been nominated for the Liebster Blog Award by Kathy Pardell ... Thank you, Kathy! If you don't follow her now, I suggest you do! Her photography is stunning! ... READ the POST

self care

The whole house was quiet ... not a soul to be found. I make myself a glass of tea and grab my favorite book. Outside to the patio I go. It's just so quiet, sixteen miles out. Besides the faint sound of a dog barking in the distance, birds chirping, bees buzzing and the beautiful sound of wind ... READ the POST

the window

As I walk through my home glancing in to check the light, sometimes all I see is the clutter that has gathered in there. Evidently, the light isn't right yet ... otherwise, it would be that, that I see. This room once devoted to crafts with my counter height table and neatly filled containers lined ... READ the POST

She is extraordinarily talented and has a beautiful heart as well.

Her ability to create elegant, serene imagery by marrying both feminine and rustic elements is truly a gift.

Sandi Sutton, Editor The Joyful Life Magazine

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2019-09-29T18:09:06-07:00

Sandi Sutton, Editor The Joyful Life Magazine

Her ability to create elegant, serene imagery by marrying both feminine and rustic elements is truly a gift.

We are so happy!

Thank you so much for the beautiful pictures and helping us feel comfortable in front of the camera.

Fabiola & Juan

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2018-08-14T17:31:23-07:00

Fabiola & Juan

Thank you so much for the beautiful pictures and helping us feel comfortable in front of the camera.

She is extremely talented!

She is an amazing woman, with a fabulous eye for creativity.

Bailey

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2018-08-14T18:58:46-07:00

Bailey

She is an amazing woman, with a fabulous eye for creativity.

I am so thrilled

I am so thrilled to have worked with Carolyn to find perfect local pictures to have hang on the walls...

Angela McKee

General Manager Best Western Plus Black Oak

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2018-08-15T05:08:35-07:00

Angela McKee

General Manager Best Western Plus Black Oak

I am so thrilled to have worked with Carolyn to find perfect local pictures to have hang on the walls of our newly remodeled King Spa Suite.

She has a gift …

Carolyn has such a beautiful style, simple yet elegant. She has a gift for arranging items and capturing just the...

Rhadonda Sedgwick

Food Photographer

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2019-09-26T18:13:48-07:00

Rhadonda Sedgwick

Food Photographer

Carolyn has such a beautiful style, simple yet elegant. She has a gift for arranging items and capturing just the right light! She is a sweet and talented soul and her still life photography and work speaks for itself!! Gorgeous!
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