Monday, January 21, 2013

Best Friends, a personal project

After a few days of wet slushy snow, we woke to sunshine and warmer weather! It just so happen we had M down for a play date which sparked the urge to take advantage of this beautiful sunshine. One of the things I love most of my downtime in the winter is I use this time to work on some personal projects that stretch my creativity. I had a vision and 2 beautiful participants and it all came together.

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this image made my heart sing ... Love!

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then came M and her eyes that just stop you in your tracks...

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Together they make "art"

First Snow of Winter!

We finally got our first snow.  It may not have been much for those out mid-west but to us "southerners" it was just enough to call school.  The kiddos sat eagerly checking their fb waiting for the post.  I found a lot of humor in how they communicate and how it has changed since we were young.  We always had to sit in front of the TV and wait for our spot in the alphabetic school  order to come back around to see if it was indeed closed.  Now in this tech savvy time just a click of a button and you know.  

The princess could not wait to get out in the snow!  So big brother volunteered to brave the cold but mushy snow and savor the moment before it all melted away. 

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Nothing but sweet joy!


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Laughing all they way down...


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ready to go again


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snow ball fights & Aman being a good sport with her clear advantage


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 and finished the outing with a sweet "thank-you"


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Princess: Aman thank you for playing with me in the snow.
 Aman: Awh, your welcome. It was fun!
 Princess: Aman, I will never forget this. We were making memories!





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Thursday, January 10, 2013

i heart faces Best Face of 2012

I heart faces Best Face of 2012... Boy this was a hard one to choose. I had so many great faces in 2012. But when it came down to it I knew this was the photo I would choose. This is from MY FAVORITE image of my little princess thus far. It was a foggy spring morning and she was game for letting Mama do her thing :) Don't forget to head over to i heart faces and see the beautiful faces of 2012 and maybe even enter one of your own! Just click HERE _DSC2651 copy w Photo Challenge Submission