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Sweet Sixteen!

March 03, 2021 - This girl, my first ladybug from China, turned sixteen! And even got snow for her birthday! I really wanted...
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Family ties

February 22, 2021 - We all had a lot of family time in 2020! I met up with the Hoffman family in Wyomissing on a beautiful (although some...
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Girls and Horses: part 2!

January 14, 2021 - Susannah has been riding since she was eight. Owning many horses, some good, some definitely a challenge! In 2012 in a...
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Girls and horses: part 1

January 12, 2021 - Allison graduated a year early from high school! But the pandemic through off our spring senior photos plan. But in the...
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Irish Dancers in 2020

January 11, 2021 - One of my 2020 projects was photographing Irish dancers from my daughters' studio, Hooley Irish Dance. With the pandemic...
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Alysha'a Quinceañera

January 28, 2019 - When I was asked to photography Alysha's Quinceañera, I admitted I had never been to one before but it sounded fun! And...
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Chelsea & David's Wedding

January 25, 2019 - Chelsea and David's wedding was a on a beautiful fall day at Acorn Farms in Mount Joy. Perfect day for an outdoor...
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Randi & Donovan: Expecting!

February 27, 2018 - Randi and Donovan are expecting their first baby in April! We met at the park in Boiling Springs for their maternity ses...
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The Morgan family photo session

December 08, 2017 - The Morgan family were coming to Lancaster to see Jonah at Sight and Sound as a special treat for the grandkids. Th...
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Marcy + Ken's Wedding

December 05, 2017 - Marcy and Ken were married in the chapel at Brethren Village in October. Enjoy these sneak peaks of their wedding day!...
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{Newborn session} Everett

December 04, 2017 - Big brother Findlay welcomes his baby brother Everett! This family is new to the area, and I had a wonderful time cap...
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{Newborn} Gianna

December 01, 2017 - Gianna was born right before Halloween so of course a costume was needed for her newborn session. Who doesn't love cand...
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Ahoy, We're Sailing!

December 01, 2017 - I've had a plane as a prop (prop plane--get it?!) in a family shoot but never a sailboat! So when the Heisey's suggested...
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Ember's Cake Smash!

September 15, 2017 - Ember recently turned one so it was time for a cake smash! She was a little unsure of what to do with this big pink goo...
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Paxton, a.k.a Mr. Model

August 24, 2017 - With eyes like that and a smile to match, it's no wonder Paxton is the heartthrob of the third grade! He would like...
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Summer Mini Sessions July 1 & 2!

June 09, 2017 - Announcing special mini sessions on July 1 & 2! These 30 minute sessions include 10 high resolution images for just $15...
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Follow me on Facebook and Instagram!

June 08, 2017 - Are you following me on Instagram and Facebook? I post sneak peaks, fun things I see on my travels, and behind the scen...
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Class of 2017: Corey

May 31, 2017 - When you are a high school senior and you own a 1998 Porsche, you of course bring it to your senior session! The Susq...
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Bat Mitzvah!

May 23, 2017 - I had a blast shooting this Bat Mitzvah! I admit, it was the first time covering this type of event, but I loved it! The...
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Class of 2017: Meet Allyson!

May 15, 2017 - Allyson is a home schooled senior getting ready to graduate, who is very active in her church and has a heart for childr...
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Ireland!

May 11, 2017 - In April we traveled to Ireland, where my twelve year old daughter competed in the World Irish Dance Championships in Du...
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Hooley Irish Dance Showcase

May 08, 2017 - The Hooley School of Irish Dancers put on their annual show in March. This year's show, Rise Up & Dance!, was the best o...
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Kyla

May 06, 2017 - We have been trying to do Kyla's session for weeks but the weather has been totally uncooperative! But we finally got a...
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Spring Mini Sessions March 19 & 26th

February 13, 2017 - Contact me today to book your Spring Mini Session! For the special rate of just $99 I am offering 30 minute sessions tha...
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Baby's First Christmas

January 13, 2017 - What a precious Christmas gift! This little guy's name is Nate, and he was very bright eyed for his session. Here's a...
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Class of 2017: Meet Maggie!

January 02, 2017 - Maggie is not only an accomplished actress, but she's also a singer and an Irish dancer at the Hooley School of Irish Da...
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Class of 2017: meet Sarah

October 11, 2016 - Here are some highlights from two recent sessions of senior girls from the class of 2017! First, here's Sarah. She chos...
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The Twins are One!

August 06, 2016 - I met the twins last summer when they were just a few months old….now they are 14 months. And very different personaliti...
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I'm Batman!

August 05, 2016 - This future superhero was just a week old! Leland was born with the most amazing full head of blond hair! And look at...
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The Three Bairs

August 05, 2016 - I met Collette, the oldest of the Three Bairs, when she was just a newborn. Now she is three years old and a big sister...
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Jessie + Jon are Married!

June 13, 2016 - Jessie and Jon had their family wedding at the historic General Warren Inne in Malvern. After all the rain we had in May...
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Scotland

May 16, 2016 - When my daughter, Olivia, began Irish dancing classes in 2013, I didn't know a thing about Irish dancing, have no Irish...
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Mother's Day!

May 12, 2016 - Once again this year, I participated in the Lancaster Newspaper Mother's Day Tribute. Although due to the weather, and m...
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Supporting the Mix at Arbor Place

February 22, 2016 - I donated a photo session to the Mix at Arbor Place's annual fundraising banquet and met the winners of the auction in t...
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Senior Guys

November 18, 2015 - Collin's senior session featured his guitar, his dog, and the cool treehouse he and his dad built years ago This phot...
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Senior Girls!

October 03, 2015 - The subtitle for this post is: FaithSquared. Both these lovely ladies are named Faith, and they are both assistant teach...
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Puddle-wonderful!

September 13, 2015 - An unexpected torrential downpour began just as I arrived for Anna's session. She loves to read so I had her get the cu...
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Seven months old and stinking cute!

August 06, 2015 - Guilianna has to be the happiest baby I have ever met! (Yes, including my own children!) I adore her big brown eyes. M...
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On WGAL news 8!

July 03, 2015 - I was interviewed by WGAL news this week! Here's a screenshot from the interview: I met reporter Justin Betti and his...
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Adoption Day! {Red Thread Session}

June 01, 2015 - Friday May 28 was a very special day for Kayla--it was her adoption finalization! This sweet girl has experienced many...
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Oh Baby! Brayden's Newborn Session

May 27, 2015 - Last week, I met this sweet little peanut. Brayden was born a few weeks early, and came for his newborn session at thir...
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Soccer Tournament!

May 19, 2015 - This weekend I was a sports photographer! I got to shoot both the girls and boys 3v3 Super Soccer Shootout at Conestoga...
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Brother & Sister

May 18, 2015 - I met Harper and her brother Riley last weekend for a mini session in the park. Harper was a bit of a challenge! She was...
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Wheatland Chorale Concert

May 04, 2015 - I capture all types of events here at Fly Away Home Photography, and recently I photographed the Wheatland Chorale at th...
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Spring Mini Sessions!

April 29, 2015 - The birds are singing, the flower are blooming and I have a special for you! On May 3rd and 9th I am offering Spring Mi...
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Class of 2015 and 2016!

April 03, 2015 - It is not too late for a class of 2015 senior session! But dates are limited in April and May so contact me early to res...
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{Sneak Peak} Mother's Day

April 02, 2015 - Once again, I was a participating photographer with Lancaster Newspapers Mother Day Tribute, to be published for the May...
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Dancers

February 04, 2015 - January is a slow time for photography…the holidays are over and it's cold! I spent some time on vacation with my family...
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Mother and daughter

December 31, 2014 - Here's a look at a mother/daughter session, shot in Lancaster County Park. Erika purchased the gift certificate I donate...
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Angelina & Justin's wedding!

November 10, 2014 - Angelina and Justin were married in Angelina's grandmother's backyard on a Sunday in October. They braved the cold and w...
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Priscilla's senior session!

November 03, 2014 - Priscilla is one of the sweetest young ladies I know…she's smart, talented and creative, and we incorporated her love of...
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Angelina: Looking back and looking ahead!

October 06, 2014 - When Angelina retired from Irish Dance competition after the World Championships this spring, she wanted a photo session...
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future heartbreaker!

September 18, 2014 - Meet Will. At just six years old he's already a model. He's already been featured in a commercial for Sprout TV. His...
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Sarah+Steven's Wedding!

September 02, 2014 - JOYFUL was the word to describe Sarah and Steven's wedding on his family's farm in Chambersburg, PA The decorations...
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Meet Alysha! a girl with a vision

August 20, 2014 - Meet Alysha! A girl with a vision and a camera! I recently met and had the opportunity to mentor this motivated young...
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Jamaica Mon!

August 08, 2014 - Earlier this summer, my husband and I attended a destination wedding in Jamaica at the incredible Rockhouse Hotel. The b...
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The M family at Landis Woods

July 28, 2014 - I met the M family a few weeks ago and explored a new park I had never visited before but has been on my list of locati...
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Road trip to Balmy Acres, part 2

July 07, 2014 - A-dor-able!! These two are buddies! And the mini is stinkin' cute to boot! And here's Erin..age 6! We got a bunch of...
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Road Trip to Balmy Acres, in Massachusetts! part 1

June 25, 2014 - It's been such fun meeting the gang at Balmy Acres! This was my fourth trip to the farm, and the fourth time taking phot...
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Chalkboard Fun with the Donahues

June 18, 2014 - My chalkboard turned out to be a fun prop for the Donahue's session! I met the Donahues last year on my road trip to...
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Baby Addison is here!

June 09, 2014 - A few weeks ago I shared Kelley's maternity photos … well, her baby is here!! And she is gorgeous! Kelley came up wit...
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Prayers for Livvy

May 30, 2014 - I want you to meet Olivia. She's four years old. She's also battling a rare brain cancer. I want to call upon all of y...
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family reunion

May 21, 2014 - It is the season for family reunions and celebrating milestone anniversaries! The Babione family is the first of several...
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Kelley and Curt, expecting their first baby

May 21, 2014 - Kelley's baby is due any day now! I visited them on their farm a few weeks ago for maternity photos with her husband Cu...
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Adoption Day! {Red Thread Session}

April 18, 2014 - This adoption story began over thirteen years ago when Theresa and her husband Ryan were dating. They had the desire to...
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Mother's Day!

March 29, 2014 - Yes, I realize it isn't actually Mother's Day! But as a participating photographer for the Lancaster Newspaper's Mothers...
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Red Thread Sessions

March 05, 2014 - As many of you know, my husband and I adopted two girls from China in 2006 and 2009--we also have two biological childre...
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Jessica's Baby shower

February 23, 2014 - Jessica and her husband Nathan are expecting their first baby any day now. I captured their baby shower a few weeks ago.
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baby Parker

January 31, 2014 - Whooooo's too cute? Baby Parker was bright eyed and bushy tailed for his two-month session. Lots of adorable smi...
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Mother's Day 2014

January 19, 2014 - Last year my photo of Danielle and her seven children captured the cover spot in Lancaster Newspaper's special Mother's...
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Sweet Baby Special!

January 16, 2014 - For a limited time I am offering a free 11x14 print with baby sessions for my Facebook fans! You don't want to miss t...
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feathered friends

January 07, 2014 - We are in a deep freeze here in central PA. I know my mid-western friends are used to -1 but not here! Schools were canc...
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Happy New Year from Fly Away Home Photography

January 02, 2014 - I want to thank each and every one of you for a fantastic 2013 here at Fly Away Home Photography. I loved working with m...
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the Howard family--creatively crazy Christmas session

December 26, 2013 - The Howard/Fritchman families went for broke in their crazy photo-booth themed Christmas session. I couldn't share these...
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Wishing you a very merry Christmas!

December 24, 2013 - I want to wish you all a very merry Christmas and thank you for a fantastic 2013 here at Fly Away Home Photography. Enjo...
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Family sessions at County Park

December 11, 2013 - Here's a look at two of the family sessions from this fall. I shot both in Lancaster County Park, definitely one of my f...
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Facebook Fans Giveaway

November 17, 2013 - Pop over to my Facebook page to enter the giveaway for this cute cardinal ornament. Become a fan of the page if you aren...
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Autumn Sessions

November 08, 2013 - We've been enjoying the fall foliage here in PA, and I've had sessions with children and families in the last few weeks.
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Amy

October 03, 2013 - I have been recovering from a leg injury and surgery and have unfortunately been laid up for the last several weeks. My...
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A Little Princess

September 02, 2013 - This week I met Miss Ainslie again for the ultimate dress up session! She got to wear Mommy's wedding dress, veil and t...
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Summer's End..and new beginnings!

August 27, 2013 - Well, I don't know about you but I wasn't ready for summer to end and school to start! Our family took a couple of very...
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Facebook Page Giveaway!

July 19, 2013 - Have you "liked" my facebook page yet? I am offering this print in size 12x18 or 11x14 to the person who refers the mos...
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my son's wedding!

July 16, 2013 - My son got married a few weeks ago! And I was Mother of the Groom, not the official photographer of the event. My son in...
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The D'Arco Family

July 01, 2013 - We all had a ton of fun on this session with the D'Arco family! It was a blast to work with adults who enjoyed being a l...
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Old Friends

June 17, 2013 - Get ready....here are some photos of ME in front of the camera for a change! Aside from having a blast photographing al...
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Road trip to Middleboro, MA part 2

June 13, 2013 - I had such a blast on my trip to Middleboro the first week of June and met a lot of fun people! And, a pet turkey and go...
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Road trip to Middleboro, MA part 1

June 10, 2013 - The first weekend in June I hit the road and headed to Middleboro, MA for a weekend of photo sessions. I met and capture...
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Crazy in love!

June 06, 2013 - I've know Crystal for years...ok maybe decades...she was my little sister's best friend in elementary, middle and high s...
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Graduation!

May 20, 2013 - My daughter graduated from Messiah College this past weekend! I thought I would share a few photos: And we were celebra...
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Laurel is One!

May 20, 2013 - I've been photographing Laurel since before she was born! She is now an adorable "chunky monkey!" We played a little p...
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Little Man is One!

May 15, 2013 - You might recognize my little elf from Christmas...now Elijah is one and he was all smiles for his birthday session at L...
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the K family--with twins!

May 11, 2013 - Mom and Dad probably don't get a lot of time to dance these days, with two active little boys and twin five-month-old gi...
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Signs of Spring

May 07, 2013 - These little guys, along with about twenty others and three mamas, live in a courtyard at our church, which is also my d...
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You've Got a Friend in Me

April 27, 2013 - Don 't even think of separating these two at school! They have been in the same class for four years now...and they are...
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if you give a kid a camera...

April 22, 2013 - Thought I would share a rare look of me in front of the camera! These were taken by my eight year old who wants to learn...
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Mr. Madden

April 12, 2013 - Meet my youngest client, Madden, at one week old! He was wide awake for the first half of our session... Mr. Madden was...
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sweet Colette--sneak peak!

March 27, 2013 - Sweet Colette is three weeks old! She's still a little peanut at eight pounds. Mom's a teacher, and her favorite thin...
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Bridal Shower

March 23, 2013 - Today I was photographing a bridal shower...and not just any bridal shower....but my future daughter-in-law's shower. T...
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Bucket List!

March 23, 2013 - What's on your bucket list? My twenty year old has one. She has good reason, as she almost died in an equestrian acciden...
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Spring?

March 19, 2013 - Spring is in two days and we had some snow yesterday! In fact, the weather has not been very conducive lately for outdoo...
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my daughter's birthday

March 04, 2013 - My daughter recently turned eight years old! As many of you know, we adopted our two youngest girls from China. Olivia w...
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Art Auction for Harrisburg Habitat

February 26, 2013 - Once again this year I have a photo in the juried Art Auction to benefit Harrisburg Habitat for Humanity. This is now a...
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Sisters

February 04, 2013 - When we planned our mini-session in the park for Saturday, we hadn't planned on the temp being a balmy 25 degrees...but...
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BFFs!

February 02, 2013 - These two are BFF's for sure...born in towns over 250 miles apart in China..birthdays a few months apart...they were ado...
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Valentines

January 24, 2013 - I've been working on some Valentine's Day projects with my girls. I picked up a few props at and shot some photos......
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an update from my family

January 08, 2013 - We had good news in our family--at my daughter's last visit with the Hershey trauma team, the doctors told her she is re...
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catching up

December 11, 2012 - I have gotten behind on my "sneak peaks"...my oldest daughter was seriously injured in an accident right after Thanksgiv...
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Cousins!

November 25, 2012 - Ok who is going to fly it? This adorable bunch of kids are all cousins and the plane belongs to their great-grandfather...
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silly boys!

November 19, 2012 - I have the pleasure of calling this family my good friends...we are neighbors, and we have shared the journey of adoptin...
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Gorgeous Grey

November 14, 2012 - Last spring I photographed Grey with her family and their horse, Spyder, at Balmy Acres Stable in Middleboro, MA. This s...
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Danielle's Trash the Dress session

November 12, 2012 - Danielle was a gorgeous summer bride but her horse Dandy missed out on the festivities...so I headed to Middleboro, MA f...
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