welcome to Stansberry Jam

  Hi, thanks for visiting my blog! I am so excited to continue my blog at this new site and plan on having a lot of fun doing it!  I'm focusing on family, food, interior design and photography. I hope you'll add me to your faves and let me get to know you! Here's a little bit about me. I'm a m... > Read More



February 15, 2015

Cinderella Shoot

I took some time this past weekend to do some fun Cinderella inspired photos of Violet. She did great, but as you can see by the last picture, she got cold at the end and was ready to be done! The skirt was made by my very talened friend Suzanne Winn!      >Read More

Creating My Cottage
December 31, 2014


Christmas at the new house this year has been fabulous! I have always loved Christmas, but it was always so cramped in our little house that I kind of looked forward to taking down the tree and getting back to normal Not this year! I was actually sad to take everything down. I love the light the Christmas tree provides in the evenings. It makes me ... >Read More

January 10, 2014

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I saw some gross looking bananas in my fruit bowl this morning and decided to make some banana bread. I also added chocolate chips because they make everything better. This is a very simple recipe and the bread turned out moist and delicious!  Side note: it's 1 tsp of vanilla and baking soda, not 1/2. Sorry about that!  Violet wan... >Read More

December 02, 2013

New family pics

We recently had some new pics taken for our Christmas cards and this is one of my faves:  Also this crazy one:  I'll show more after our cards are sent out! I had Laura Vanderzee do our pics this year and she was great! And super sweet also!  >Read More

January 05, 2012

My Photos on Pioneer Woman

At the beginning of 2010 I made a goal to have one of my photos featured on Pioneer Woman. I'm a major PW fan and having a photo on her website was very important to me! By January 21st, I had achieved my goal! This photo of a beautiful sunset in Belfast, Ireland was featured during the Sunset Contest: The next contest I was featured in... >Read More