Rikki Rivera | Photographer » Wedding & Portrait Photography

Deployment Leave | {Military Family Photography}

Our family reunited after 245 days apart.

The guys get right to work on the truck.

You know fishing is top priority, which definitely took place. Here, we tried our hand at clam digging.

Since we currently live in the city, we find creative ways to ensure our little guy gets to ride his dirt bike.

Since we got to indulge in clam digging, my love humored me with a little hike around the beach to spot the snowy owls!

A very special Valentine’s day celebration.

Then fun on the mountain!

After some much needed time spent together, we spent family time at the range.

The girls get spoiled with foot rubs šŸ™‚


We relaxed together after so much fun, something we cherish greatly.

We celebrated our sweet little girls second year of life with family, and later on with friends.

We made sure to get the kids up to the snow since we didn’t have much of a winter.

After a long afternoon on the mountain, we stopped at our favorite bakery in Enumclaw.

Driving around with him – one of my favorite things.

Time goes quickly when you’re having fun…

Our last day.

There isn’t a time when I don’t have my camera in hand, but I also know how important it is to be on the opposite side. Preparing for Jeremy to leave was a miserably daunting task, but I made sure we enjoyed the morning.

Deployments aren’t easy, which is why we don’t say goodbye. It’s never goodbye when you commit to forever with someone, no matter how far or how long they’re gone. It’s a level of commitment and understanding like nothing else.

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