Friday, January 27, 2012

Catch Up

#4 Letterbox
This is Stephen's "letterbox", and this spring I am going to do some fixin'.  I'm thinking we should paint the post.  Black? Then, add some monkey grass and pull up whatever that half dead plant is...or try to resuscitate it.  Then, add some numbers on the post.  Yeah, that'd all look good.
#5 Something You Wore
I went to my very first country music concert last night, Blake Shelton.  My sister won tickets off the local radio station for her boyfriend who couldn't get off work, so I went! We had a ball! These were what I wore.

#6 Makes You Smile

#7 Favorite
This picture just makes me laugh. It's my favorite one from our New Year's Eve weekend.  It's blurry, sorry.  We were trying to figure out my camera's auto taker thingy. We obviously weren't ready when it snapped.  :)

#8 Your Sky
Just went outside and took this.  Beautiful day.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Four Equal Parts

Today is something I adore.  The things I adore most in this world are my pets.  Though we don't all live together anymore, I still love them as if they are mine.  I am lucky to still have my Maggie.  She's the perfect porch kitty.  I love a good porch kitty.  I got her when I was in 5th or 6th grade (Mom help me out!)? She started inside the house when she was young, grew into an indoor/ outdoor feline, and now she has become a full blown porch kitty (except when it's cold and Daddy isn't looking).  She drools, she's moody, she loves a good brushing with the broom.  She's my may-may.

Next is my Beana-Weana. I got Beamer the summer before I started my Junior year in high school.  I begged and begged for her, and finally Mom gave in.  She was going to go off to school with me, and ride along side me in my BMW convertible.  Neither of those statements happened. I'm glad I left her at home; my mom wouldn't have been able to handle the empty nest, so Beamer became my sister.  Mom made her stay on the screened in porch during the days when she was a, we don't go on vacation unless she can come.  She is as much a member of our family as my sister and I are. 

Then, of course you know my Pixie. Sweet, sweet Pixie.

Lastly, but not least, my newest addition, Martha. Sweet, camera shy Martha.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Er Every Few Days

So my little challenge is going to be every few days...but we'll get through them!

Day 2: Breakfast
I'm not a big breakfast person unless it's really early, and let's be honest, I don't get up really early much anymore.  A lot of times it gives me heartburn, then my whole day is ruined.  However, I do enjoy an occasional cup of coffee. 

Now, I want to share a few pictures I've taken over the last few days. 

Friday, January 13, 2012


One of my sorority sisters, who is a beautiful photographer, challenged me to a Photo A Day! Bear with me as I try to make it through this and become more familiar with my Canon.

Join me if you like! I'd love to see your interpretation. Let me know!

Day 1.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Camera Straps

I've sewn up a few extra of these camera straps, and I'd love to sell one to you! I can make them with different fabrics, too!
Only $12.00!! Let me know if you want one!

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Film Debut

Well, it's taken many months for us to finally get my skillz on camera. Stephen gave me a big ole fancy schmancy camera for Christmas, which takes HD videos, too! It's amazing; I just need to learn to use it.  We were trying to use the video portion on the camera which is why we filmed me.

So, I have one of those "Things I Want To Do Before I'm 30" lists... I'm not going to show you the entire list, because that would be overwhelming.  I am going to show you as I cross them off.  This one was crossed off last summer; better late than never, right?  Stephen taught me to juggle!  It was so fun learning, and he was a great teacher. 

I'm not about to run off and join the circus or anything, but I am pleased.

On another note, I just checked out my classes for this semester.  I hope I have time to do more posts.  I'm a little overwhelmed at the moment with all the coursework, but this too shall pass!

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year

We've been through quite a few holidays since we last spoke.  I hope everyone's holiday season was as amazing as mine. We had the best one yet! It was jam packed with festivities and parties; I loved every minute of it! Guess what! I finally got a fancy schmancy camera to work with! Sweet Stephen gave me that for Christmas, and I am loving learning all about it. It's a Canon Rebel, so if anyone has any pointers please send 'em this way!

Back in December I took a two night sewing lesson back and have fallen in love with it! We made a Christmas stocking, and then I made a second. Matching ones for Pixie and Martha. What do you think?
A Big Thanks to Jama!
Then, I made a camera strap.  My mom doesn't understand why I did this, although she thought it was very cute. I was very proud of this one.
I have some of this material left over, and I think I'm going to create one more little pretty today.

These last few months have been hard.  They've put me out of my comfort zone.  Making the transition into a student and unemployed have been very difficult for me, but this is a new year, full of hope and promise!  It's going to be good.  It's going to be alright.  I'm going to be alright.  Good things are happening.  2012, I'm ready!

Happy 2012 to you all!