Saturday, October 30, 2010

Day 303

Today's theme for picture fall is "fantasyland"

Buzz light year to the rescue!

I am not quite sure what Buzz did to woody laying in the background :)

ps, it was almost black outside when I took this picture, thank goodness for my dear 50 1.4

Friday, October 29, 2010


Today I am musing at the mortal muses blog! Come say hi and you could win a 11 x 14 print of "dewy grass."

This is just one of NINE days of giveaways and special guests, come over and say hi, the last day to enter for prizes is tomorrow!!!

Day 302


Today's theme for Tracey Clark's Picture Fall class is "sweet relief"

Here is our Haunted Halloween house, occupied by a cookie ghost!

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Day 301

Day 28 of picture fall, the theme today is "the great pumpkin"

singing..."One of these things is not like the other..."

Can you tell which ones the kids helped with?

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Day 300!

Today's theme for picture fall is "leafy love"
I swear the leaves were already like this.... um, ok maybe not :)

Oh and Hooray that I made it to day 300, I can't believe I only have 65 more days to go :)

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Day 299

The theme today for picture fall is open heart open mind :)

Day 297

I am so happy I got to visit my sweet little nephew for the weekend! And look at all his hair!!!

He was really sweet, except when he spit up down inside my shirt. It has been a while since that happened :)

Day 296


nuff said!

Day 295

My sweet nephew, I love his scrumptious lips!

Monday, October 25, 2010

Day 298

Today's theme for picture fall is "fall colors" but not necessarily the changing leaves outside.

I have to say my red headed babies and husband look good in the fall, it is definitely their season :)

I am a little behind, having been gone this weekend.  But I can't wait to show you some sweet pictures of my baby nephew!

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Mortal Muse Inspiration

I am having so much fun visiting my sweet little nephew :)  I don't have any pictures ready yet but I wanted to remind you to visit the MORTAL MUSE blog for 9 days of inspiration, great giveaways and guest muses.  There are some really fun giveaways and the winners will be decided at the end.  So go and comment each day for a greater chance of winning!

I hope you are having a lovely weekend!

April :)

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Day 294

Today's theme for Tracey Clark's picture fall class is "serving up kindness"

Here is the kids snack being served!

I am going out of town for a couple of days, to visit my new nephew! Hubby is holding down the fort and watching the kids, woot! So once again I am going to be a bad blog friend, one day I am sure I will catch up :)

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Day 293

The theme today for picture fall is "connections"

My little miss loves her "lala baby" and of course our dog Ralph. This is right before she gave him a nice big kiss!


I am musing over at the mortal muses blog this morning, come on over and say hi!

Have a lovely day and eat something yummy!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Happy Birthday cake :)

Per my sons request, a fire truck cake!
Happy 3rd birthday baby boy :)

Day 292

Today's theme for picture fall is "scattered"

Here is the leftovers from birthday boy's presents.

Day 291

Uncooked carrot/pumpkin muffins :)

Monday, October 18, 2010

My babies

Today's theme for picture fall is muse, and these two beautiful children are certainly mine.

He turns 3 tomorrow! Time flies :)

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Day 290

Today's theme for picture fall is bounty.

And let me tell you I have a huge bounty of green tomatoes. It finally got too cold here for these little guys (I mostly had grape and cherry tomatoes) My neighbor gave me her big green ones too so I can make some green salsa.

Some of them are ripening in the house, how fun!

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Day 289

The theme today for Tracey Clark's picture fall class is "Juxtaposition"

Shoot "something that consists of two seemingly opposites or a scene that brings more than one feeling to the shot."

Here is some dead basil contrasted by some pretty bokeh :)

Friday, October 15, 2010

Day 288

Today's theme for picture fall is "mid- month message"

So here is a little message I made for myself:
"You are awesome!
even on rainy days :)
ps fences are cool too!!!"

Totally random, but that is my day! Happy Fence Friday to you as well :)

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Day 287

The theme today for picture fall is "unexpected enchantment"

These little glass figurines sit in a shadow box in the nursery. Growing up I LOVED little collectible things. Don't you think these little guys are super cute? The caterpillar is my favorite and all are smaller than a quarter!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Day 286

Day 13 of picture fall the theme is "good day sunshine"

"Although the fruits of summer have gone, fall brings all kinds of gifts. With a bounty of pomegranates, pumpkins and persimmons there is no shortage of sunshine substitution."

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Day 285

Today for picture fall we were supposed to "take some time out" for ourselves.

I thought this was ironic, because I don't take much time for myself, except for taking pictures. So we went for a little walk by the river and brought some donuts and fresh apple cider from the apple orchard. It was good for both me and the kids :)

Monday, October 11, 2010

Day 284

Today's theme for picture fall is "stripping down"

Tracey asked us to find some texture and to show it off strip the photo of color :)

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Day 283

Day 10 of picture fall, "preparations"

Baked sweet potato, yes please!

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Day 282

Day 9 picture fall, "what remains"

We had a fun time at the pumpkin patch today, luckily we had a good pick of the remaining pumpkins :)

Friday, October 8, 2010

Day 281

Day 8 of picture fall, "keeping it simple"

Here is some aged hydrangeas

Hope you have a lovely weekend!!!

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Day 280

Day 7 of picture fall, theme: after the fall

These are some little acorns that my son's friend brought over today!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Day 279

Day 6 of picture fall, theme : Subtleties

We were supposed to capture a monochromatic scheme... I am little bummed that it is so so rainy outside, but it was a nice excuse to get out my poster board again!

Kix aren't just for kids! Maybe that is Trix, but you get the idea :)

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Day 278

Day 5 of picture fall, today's theme is little reminders.

I hope you have a happy day!

Monday, October 4, 2010

Day 277

Day 4 of picture fall
Today we were to capture "morning light"
It is really cool and overcast today, luckily I was able to catch a little of the light at the bottom of the forest!

And yes it is purposely blurry, lets face it... I am not a morning person!

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Day 276

Day 3 of picture fall, "the beauty challenge"

Beautiful leafless twigs from a tree. I underexposed this on accident, but I like its moody beauty!

Saturday, October 2, 2010

musing :)

I forget to tell you that I am musing about mornings over at the mortal muses blog!  Come on over and say hi!

Day 275

Day 2 of picture fall.

Getting comfy :) My children love to snuggle up on the couch and watch movies.

Random, we are potty training today so there is my little man wearing his big boy undies!

Friday, October 1, 2010

Day 274

It the first day of picture fall, and I am excited :)

Here is my fallen leaf! I have never been so excited for 2 days of rain, when it stopped, I found this little treasure on my deck! yay :)

Day 273

This is exactly how I have been feeling lately! Lots of craziness going on, some good some bad. Anyway... sorry I have been such a bad blog friend, hopefully one more week and things should calm down :)