Thursday, October 27, 2011

High School Senior Session with Casey

Didn't have time this summer to do your high school senior portraits? Don't worry. It's not too late. We are still doing High School Seniors Portraits. Give Angel Moon Photo a call at 860-584-9789.

Remember, your high school senior session is about you.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Jaxon's First Year Club session

If you have ever had children, you know how fast they grow up. At Angel Moon Photography we capture those important memories. With our First Year Club, you can do all sorts of special sessions. We encourage our families to bring special items that their baby loves to play with.

What better way to have your child relax in an environment he is not totally familiar with. When they play, we can capture those beautiful smiles and sometimes the frowns or tears.

Are you having a baby or you know someone who is?? Call Angel Moon Photography for details for our First Year Club. We do gift certificates for that special couple having their own little miracle.

And a last note...Speaking of miracles..I can't believe we are going to be grandparents again. As some of you know Leo and I are proud grandparents to 4 special boys. I am wishing for a little girl this time around. Of course, a happy, healthy baby is the best. (But a girl wouldn't hurt.)

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Damien's 2nd Birthday

What a great birthday present. A firetruck to play with. Better than a bouncy house. All the kids and adults loved discovering the different parts of the truck. You also got to try on the Fireman's gear. Can't image wearing the gear, it is so heavy.

Everyone got a chance to take a ride it the fire truck also. Several adults, including myself, took that ride. Way cool.

Then, maybe the best part, the kids got to spray the hose at the others. I think by the looks on the children's' faces, you can tell they had a blast.

Thank you Maria and Bobby for a great day. And Happy Birthday Damien.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Women's Expo This Weekend Sept 10-11

Angel Moon Photo will be at the Women's Expo this weekend. Come by and say "Hi". Great event just for women. Check out Connecticut Expo here on Facebook for all the details. Hope to see you there.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Grandkids and growing older

WOW! Time flys. I can't believe our 1st grandchild turn 13 during our vacation with him. It seems like yesterday that he was born. And now he has 3 little brothers that all look up to him.

As we get older our time seems to go by so quickly. We just don't have enough time to do the things we want to do. Remember being 13. We couldn't wait to be 16 to get our licence. That was an exciting time.

Our next step would be to turn 18. That number made us adults and we could drink. The big debate of upping the age to 21 was still going on. Of course now, 21 is the big number.

But us older (only the number) folks remember things our grandchildren will never see or remember. Oh the good old days. (now that even sounds old).

I wouldn't change a thing. (Maybe couple of things). But, to be young and have time to enjoy your grand kids is a gift for both. They can come, visit, drive you crazy, and then they go home. Then a couple weeks later you miss them all over again.

Monday, August 15, 2011

This is a test!!!

This is a test. I believe that my blog posts are not going to Facebook as they should. So I am testing to see how long it is taking. Please bear with me.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

4th of July

Our hosts for the weekend, Mr. Dave and his beautiful daughter, Miss Jackie.

What a wonderful 4th of July weekend. Music, laughter, friends (new and old), the band completion, the parade, a bon fire (never saw one so big), fireworks, great food, hot tub, and beautiful weather. Couldn't ask for a better time.

Maggie checking out crabs on the beach. And a new furry friend, Skipper.

Marching Band from Wisconsin. They were excellent. And so were the other 5 bands that played the night before.

OH..did I mention sailors..yeah!

Leo and I had a great time as usual. Thank you goes out to all our friends that we spend the weekend with.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Bristol Central High Bristol CT Grad Party June 2011

Another great Photo Gallery Deluxe. This time with Bristol Central High School for their graduation night party. Check out the video to see more of their fun images.

Photo Gallery Deluxe can be used for your next event. We can accommodate small or large parties. Photo Gallery Deluxe can be used with the little ones, up to grown ups. (they like to play too.) Call Angel Moon Photography for details at 860-584-9789.

LSM Project Grad June 2011 at the Plainville CT YMCA

Lewis S Mills really enjoyed their time with us doing our Photo Gallery Deluxe.

What is Photo Gallery Deluxe?? It's FUN!! It's simple. Just dress up and have your photo taken. They can go and do other activities while we print their images. They come back and have a great souvenir of the evening. They can dress up as many times as they like.

Unlike Photo Booth, each person in the photo, receives a 4x6 copy. You can have 10 or more in the group and everyone still receives a copy. With Photo booth you get 2 slips with 4 tiny images.

The graduates all agree that Photo Gallery Deluxe rocks compared to Photo Booth.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

OMG We got a car!

OMG We got a car. Yes, after six months of trying to find the perfect car, we finally found it. Guess what...It is not blue. It is black. My black beauty. It is a 2008 Mercury Mainer fully loaded. I can't believe some of the options (or geez whiz) stuff that it has. Heated leather seats, 6 cd changer w/MP3 player and Sirrus radio installed if we wish to get that. Auto on/off headlights/keyless entry/moon roof/auto locks/and the other mechanical stuff that Leo was looking for.

I do want to say Wallingford Auto Park was the best. No pressure, the car was clean, they let us take the car for a test drive without anyone but us. There was no dealer telling us how great the car was. We must have spent over an hour checking out everything from the radio to the heated seats.That was was 83 degrees so I didn't know if it was me or the seat that was hot.

After checking it out the sales guy was nice. Didn't push us (which I like). They said yes to almost everything we told them to fix..all minor but still great customer service.

A quick note. One thing I believe car salesmen forget is Customer Service. Leo and I went to at least 15 different dealerships. Only one, other than Wallingford Auto Park, actually took the time out to help us. I guess they all are rich and don't need the business.

We had out mechanic, Black Bear Auto in Bristol, check the car out. No problems with this car. Excellent shape. But needs a transmission flush. Ok, told the sales person and we have an appointment Monday morning to have that done, on them.

The best part is the lights on the dash at night light up very well and in a very pretty BLUE.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Travis's High School Senior Session

High School Senior portraits should be fun and express each senior's personality. Check out this video of Travis's High School Senior Session and see how much fun he had. Then call ANGEL MOON PHOTOGRAPHY NOW for your special session at 860-584-9780. Don't miss out. Call today.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Breast Cancer Awareness

I titled this Breast Cancer Awareness. This is why. We had a very special lady come to us to do an UnderCover Angels session. When asked why this important to her, she told us of her story.

Tammy had breast cancer and is a survivor. She endured the unthinkable. A double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. If anyone has gone thru this process, you know. It takes so much out of you. I personally have not been here. I feel the women that have, are more courageous and have more strength then I.

Tammy, as you can see, is not only strong and courageous, she is beautiful. When she walked out of our studio, she got what she wanted the most. She wanted to feel like a women again. She was empowered. She felt sexy.

It was also great that she was surrounded by friends that participated in the session too.(One was her sister) They all encouraged each other. They teased and complimented each. They all walked out with that special smile on their face.

For Leo and I, this means so much. I can't describe it. So many emotions. I don't even know the proper wording to use.

We salute Tammy and all the survivors. If you don't feel like a women, come join us for an Undercover session. It could change your live.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Mother's Day Weekend

Last weekend, Leo and I were very busy with 1st communion, Kiddie Karnival and a 50th Wedding anniversary.

By the time Mother's Day came, I was tired. But we were able to squeeze somethings in. We went to my mother's in the morning. I didn't get her flowers this year. Guess what I got her, her first....Build A Bear dressed in a sailor outfit. Why a sailor outfit, because my dad was a sailor. She loved it. She goes to put it back in it's Build A Bear house. I told her NO. Take it out. Reason....

Leo and I gave my mother a beautiful pocketbook for Christmas last year. The pocketbook has an image of my daughter and her family on it. She still has the plastic wrap around it. She displays the pocketbook in her living room instead of using it. Leo told her..If it gets dirty or worn out, we will get you another. Don't think it worked. She still has it displayed in the living room. And now the bear is with it. She treasures both.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Check out the new website

Did you check out the new website yet?? Please take the time to check it out and let us know what you think.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Duck Race in Forestville CT

Sunday is going to be fun and the weather should be picture perfect. If you haven't been to the Pequabuck River Duck Race come on down and have some fun.

There will be a craft fair starting at 10am. Food and other vendors setting up at 10:30! Ducks launch at 2pm sharp!

And dont forget the dj, bounce houses, childrens games, food, beverages, face painting, ice cream, etc... a FUN FILLED FAMILY DAY!!!

This is going to one of the best events to participate in this weekend. When you come down, stop by to see us. Angel Moon Photography is one of the sponsors.

Mom's The Word! 2011

This weekend and all of our May weekends are very busy. This Saturday we will be at the Mom's the Word being held at the Hartford Convention Center from 10am - 5pm.

Celebrate mom and show her how much you love her at mom’s the word! And if you're a mom, join us because this event is all about YOU!

•Shop for gifts for your mom (or yourself) from our Exhibitors

•Motherhood Panel of amazing moms, including Jocelyn Maminta, Janet Peckinpagh, Lisa Wilson-Foley, Joelle Murchison Hayes and Marilou Griswold, who share their experiences

•Mother of the Year Award will be presented at mom's the word!

•Preview LIVE demos of mom's favorite products/services

•Fun Image Workshop with Mary Jones and Debbie Wright

•Get pampered and treated like a star during Spa Power Hour!
•Enjoy amazing desserts sponsored by Panera Bread Catering

•Eco-friendly N'Take gift bag filled with samples and goodies

•Win wonderful prizes every hour, including $100 shopping sprees

•Complimentary gomom.meTM gift wrapping with purchase*

•Kids can create a FREE hand-made gift for mom with Bumblebug Art at Kids Corner sponsored by CHET

•20% off** at Trumbull Kitchen, Black Eyed Sally's and Vito's
•Children 12 and under and Seniors 65+ attend FREE

•And that's not all! Moms can list their Mother's Day wish list in our gift registry! Now, there is no guessing... you'll know exactly what mom wants.

* Limit one complimentary gift wrap per guest. Purchase at mom's the word! required.
** Restrictions apply. mom's the word! ticket required. Discount on 4/30 ONLY.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Can a mouse stop a full-size SUV?

I know that seems like a stupid question. Well The night before Easter Leo, myself and Pati went to see the Doobie Brothers. Who doesn't like the Dobbie Brothers. Great band, older than us, and they still rock.

On the way home the car started to act funny. No power going up hill and when we stopped at a light, it wanted to stop.

Well, we were suppose to get up early on Easter day. We were going to travel to Rhode Island and meet up with very good friends for dinner. We were going to stay the night and drive back on Monday.

So on Sunday we slept in due to the fact we weren't traveling. Leo went out to check out the car and see what could have cause the car to not to work properly. He really didn't know where to start. Up goes the hood, he checks the wires, then he pulls up the air filer. Guess what he finds??

The answer to the question is yes. Leo found a mouse nest in the filter box. Some of the nest got caught in the air filter. And that is why the car didn't work.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Jackie and Alex

Big smiles,hugs and some fun for this couple planning wedding for next June.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Our grandchildren

Our grandchildren are the best. Their wonderful smiles, laughs and humor always makes for a wonderful day with them. They are always super excited to see us. They know we will have presents for each of them.

Justin's birthday is this Saturday April 23rd. He will be 3 this year. He was born in Florida. We got to see him for the first time 2 weeks after he was born. He was so cute and hasn't changed much. Still cute. He maybe the youngest but he keeps up with the big ones.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Amanda and Randy

Amanda and Randy are a playful couple. They will be taking the plunge next year. Congrats! Check out this special couple.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Buying a car

Last December, 3 days before Christmas, I had an car accident. Since then, I have been looking for a SUV. Yes, I am picky. I want a blue SUV.

Leo and I have been online almost everyday. We went to different dealerships and left our information - name, phone, car type, make, model and color. We have not heard a word from any of the dealerships. I guess they don't need the money.

We did test drive one SUV, had a mechanic check it out. There was a clean CarFax. When the mechanics check out the SUV, they could tell that it was in an accident. So much for CarFax.

Please beware. CarFax is not accurate by along shot. Always have a good mechanic check it out before you buy. Needless to say, we did not buy the blue SUV.

Leo and I have been check and several other sites. The other day, I found a blue SUV. We called the company. Now, they have 12 different SUVs online for sale. They are on several different websites.

We were told they only have 3 in stock. And not the two we were calling about. We have been checking for almost 4 months and these vehicles were not online until that day. How can a company advertise something they don't have??

Needless to say, I know I have to get something very soon and it probably won't be blue. I didn't think that buying a car would be so much work.

Sam and Bill's Wedding at the Crystal Room in Naugatuck CT

What a beautiful day for the wedding of Samantha and Bill.

The sky was a baby blue with white puffy clouds. But it was cold. We arrived to Samantha's house and was greeted by a cute little pug mix and her dad.

The girls were upstairs getting ready. Hair, makeup, getting dressed. The chaos going on was a sight to see. The flower girls were dressed and ready to go, but the ladies still had aways to go. Once they were ready....

It seemed like the day went quickly yet, everything was perfect. Everyone was ready to party

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Easter is coming!! Mark your calendars!

Easter is coming and so is the Easter bunny to the Bristol Library.

Join us on April 16th for the annual Easter Gala! The Children's department and the Bristol Parks & Rec will be providing crafts, games, prizes, face painting, pictures with the Easter Bunny courtesy of Angel Moon Photography ($5/picture) and a Magic Show!!

Come, visit the library and see all they have offer your family.

UnderCover Angels Video

The Undercover Angels Video I promised. Please enjoy the beautiful images and let us know what you think.

Ladies, I know many of us may think we couldn't do this even if we wanted to. Let me tell you. Every women can do this. Who doesn't waht to feel sexy, and have fun. It makes you feel like a women.

Our special thank you to our Angels in the video. We had a great day and I know we will again soon.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Bears Bears Bears

Say "Hello" to Snowflake (which we got in New York on our Honeymoon), Good Luck Bear, and James (named after my stepson).

Some people may know how much I love Build a Bear. They have bears of course, but they also have other animals. Well, this past Christmas my loving husband got me Rudolph. (With hints of course).

If you know anything about Build a Bear, this Rudolph has a nose that lights up and does talk(alittle).

Last year I got Hal the moose -- his antlers light up. (I do have Holly his girlfriend too).

I received gift cards to Build a Bear from my stepchildren also.

Meet Bonnie the kitty and Leo the puppy dog.

Then Valentine's Day. OMG...Another bear(a cute dog) from hubby!! I named him Jayden. The other puppy is Justin. (Both named after our grandsons)

It's so good to be spoiled by the man you love so much especially, since he thinks that you really don't need another one. Well, just like jewelry, shoes and scrapbook stuff you never have enough. Men just don't understand that.

I guess I forgot to say I have a total of 14 different Build a Bears and 1 Vermont Teddy Bear.(that is a good story, next time).

Why post this you say...Build a Bear does some wonderful charity work and this to me is important. I like to support a business that helps others.

Yes, Angel Moon Photography is involved in our community. Both my husband and myself mentor a child in our local school system. I recommend to everyone to mentor if you have the time. Make a difference.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Opening Day for Baseball

Everyone has looked forward to this day all winter.

Well, today is busy here in the studio, so we will just get the scores later. Honestly, I know the Yankees are playing but I don't know who. And Boston doesn't play until tomorrow.

Leo's team is the Boson Red Sox. Go Sox!! (Leo made me do it)

Me, I am a Yankee girl.

When I first met Leo I couldn't believe he was a Red Sox fan. I thought everyone in Connecticut was Yankee fans. I lived in Fairfield County close to New York. I went to the stadium a couple times a year. My daughter was 6 months old when she went to her first Yankee game.

I love Leo with all my heart but I told him everyone has a flaw and that is his. (Haha)

Of course the Red Sox bear's name is Leo. The Yankee bear's name is Boomer after another Yankee fan, my son.

And yes, Yankee fans and Boston Fans can get along. They actually can fall in love.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

UnderCover Angels

Recently, we had a group of women who participated in our UnderCover Angel program. WOW!! These women were confident, strong and a whole lot of fun. They told us we were amazing but let's be real.

We DO amazing work but we wouldn't be able to without them. They brought their smiles, energy and excitement. They were also nervous, but after 5 minutes, they had a wonderful time. And we captured great images of each of them.

Remember going to a Tupperware party? How about a jewelry or naughty nightie party?
We all didn't want to go sometimes but it was a family member or really good friend who was having the party. So we went....and we had fun because of the people at the party. Of course we bought something because we wanted to help them. And in the end, we loved what we brought.

Our UnderCover Angel Program is similar. We have our hostess and she brings in a couple of her friends. We have a party. This party is soooo much fun. Wine, champagne, cheese, crackers, fruit, chocolate (can't have a party without chocolate), friends and FUN.

A sneak preview of some images. Video coming soon.