Saturday, January 31, 2015

. . . February is coming people!

Since I dread February every year . .  . (see TGFIO) I decided to take some steps to occupy my mind with other things.

After talking to Tootsie Pop on the phone (some time back in the middle of January), I realized I too dreaded February for the same reasons she does and I choose to change my mind.

Filling up the blog-o-sphere with photos for February instead.


So hang on and be sure to come back and check out my entries for each day in February.  Join in yourself, if you want by doing your own photo challenge.  The best way to take better pictures, is to take MORE pictures.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

bww - wedding planning


This shot was from some of the first pictures I took when Reese's and Toby first started dating.

Monday, January 5, 2015

i heart faces - best face of 2014



Okay maybe I'm a little prejudiced . . . but this is my entry nevertheless.  #bestface2014


Fabulous one year old grandson, Tootsie Roll. I love it!

What was your favorite of the year?

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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

bww - 2014 Review - "Who will be in the picture?"


WINNER:  K. McWilliams  - "We haven't had family pictures in over 4 years!"
Congratulations!

I have asked this question so many time over the last five years. . . so 2015 is my 4th "official" year of doing pictures for a hobby / obsession.  Thanks to all of you wonderful clients who allowed me to take your photos and trusted me with your precious little ones.


It was a great year!  Here are some of my favorite black and whites from the past year.

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Shhhh!  The giveaway hasn't started yet. . . .  so tune in tonight at 8:00 pm (CT) to enter for a chance to win $100.00 gift card.


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Monday, December 29, 2014

what did Mrs. Claus get for Christmas?

The burning question of the year. . . am I right?

Well, Mrs. Claus is pretty hard to buy for . . .

and to be honest . . . . after years of Christmases together Santa has all but stopped trying to surprise me.  Mostly . . . because I am the biggest under the tree snoop EVER!!  In the history of present guessing . . . I'm ranked pretty high.  Not to brag or anything.  But I don't think I have been surprised except for one Christmas in 25 years.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

oh what fun

It's Christmas Eve and I thought it would be fun to share one of the gifts I gave this year.  Since I already know they were received!

I had such fun with these gift cards for my nieces in Kentucky I just had to share the idea with all of you.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

bww - Christmas Cookies for Santa

Every Christmas since I can remember I have made chocolate chip cookies.  I have burned up several electric mixers in the process of trying to mix the dough and have scorched lots of cookies because I forgot to set the timer.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Maid of Honor Toast

After the ceremony Tootsie Pop's speech was about how the bride was her best friend.  Lollipop is two years older than Tootsie Pop.

As promised . . . here is the Maid of Honor's toast. . .  it starts out good.