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“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2014.”

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  1. Ansley, tire swingin’. I love this age she’s in right now (11). She can still run and play and swing like a child, yet she’s asking to wear makeup and paying much more attention to clothes like a teenager. A transitional phase for sure.
  2. Wyatt is our adrenaline junkie. He’s always looking for something to leap off of.
  3. Finn sat on every pumpkin he looked at. I think he picked his on it’s ride-ability.

Here are a few more images from my 52 project…

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“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2014.” She wanted to wear mascara for picture day. Oh myView full post »

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“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2014.” This was a complete accident shot, but I thought itView full post »

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“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2014.” Finn – before and after haircut. A workingView full post »

So, week in the life started this week. For those of you who don’t know it’s basically a week out of the year where bloggers/photographers/scrapbookers document their everyday week with photos and words. I’m giving it a go this year. It’ll be cool to look back on, and I’m having fun so far!

As I wrote about yesterday, I really REALLY need more photos of ME! I took a selfie today while I was eating lunch. It’s raining here in TN, my kids are at school, no plans to go anywhere till later….so top knot and hoodie it is. Cozy time.

About my WITL – I’m keeping it super simple, as usual, with my spreads. Photos and a time stamp.

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  • Rachel del grosso - Girllllllll. You are amazing.ReplyCancel

  • Seoul - Definitely my WITL inspiration. Photos + a date stamp! Love it.ReplyCancel

  • Marie - Can’t wait to see how your album will turn out ! It will be amazing for sure. I’m planning to do my WITL next week (end of holidays here, so go back to the daily routine).ReplyCancel

  • andrea - so so good! That photo of you is perfect.ReplyCancel

  • Kellie Winnell - I always admire your spreads and photos in general. Like you I need to get in more, and have started. They may or may not make the album though haha.ReplyCancel

We had a great time yesterday! Right outside of Hernando MS there’s this family run farm, Cedar Hill Farms, that opens to the public. We decided to go visit and pick pumpkins together as a big family. All our cousins are extremely close. We’re all around the same age, have kids the same ages, and we all live pretty much in the same neighborhood. We run together, we cook out together, we do lots of family things together, we were all bridesmaids/best men in each others’ weddings. If something tragic happens in the family you better believe that you’ll have about 10 cousins knocking on your door to give you a hug. It’s crazy how tight we all are. They are my best friends.

We zip-lined, ate Italian ice, petted some goats and sheep and little horses. We watched a pig race (so weird and sad) and rode on a hay ride. We ate food, slid down giant slides made from humungous piping, jumped on hay and ran through fields. Then we picked our own pie pumpkins and big ones for making jack o’ lanterns. It was a fantastic day full of love and laughter. Checking this off my list.

There are no pictures of me, and that makes me terribly, TERRIBLY sad! I’m really gonna work on getting more images of myself on this blog, in my project life album, and just in general even if I never share them anywhere.

Here are some photos from the day. I left out three of my very favs, which will be this week’s 52 project images.

Happy Monday friends!

  • Kaylan - What a fun day! This is one of the saddest things about moving away for me…but actually none of my cousins lived near me anyway, they are all spread out all over. My Mom’s generation was all back in NY but not really the same. Anyways, love that you love your fam. It’s a lost thing in our culture. Glad you had a great time!ReplyCancel

  • Latonia Grant - So love all the photos! Living overseas definitely means we get to miss out on the pumpkin patch and all the fun things but I live thru your photos! ;) Blessings!ReplyCancel

  • Amber Hicks - aww. :) Love youReplyCancel

  • Marie - Oh man ! I love all of your pictures ! They are beautiful and really show these great times you had with your family.ReplyCancel

Week 43!

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Left side is Design F. I really didn’t take that many photos this week. Two pics of A leaving music lessons and photos of my boys with their first competed Pley set! If you look really close that is Louie in the tree there. Rascal! I printed that as a 6 x 12 and cut it up.

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Two reasons I used Design E on this side. One…because I didn’t have that many photos to work with. And two…I knew I wanted Design E to sandwich next week’s week in the life. I just used pics from last week’s 52 project to fill this side. I haven’t used any pics from that project in my Pl album at all, but I just needed to fill up space this week. :) Looooove that pic of Finn in the top right.

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Also, as a fun little insert I printed out a funny text conversation between me and David. I just sewed and trimmed down Design J out of the small variety pack.

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Hope you all had a great weekend!

“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2014.”

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52project2014_Week42_Finn_blog
52project2014_Week42_Wyatt_blog

  1. She wanted to wear mascara for picture day. Oh my word I’m so not ready for this phase, but she does look beautiful.
  2. Finn man. So happy, always. He could care less about being handsome today, he just wants to get to school to see his friends.
  3. Since Wyatt was 3 years old he has absolutely loved clothes. Especially “handsome man” shirts as he calls them. He prefers button downs with a t-shirt underneath. Although his jacket is covering it up, that is what he wore for picture day.

Here are some more images from my 52 project…

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“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2014.” Ansley, tire swingin’. I love this age she&#View full post »

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“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2014.” This was a complete accident shot, but I thought itView full post »

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“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2014.” Finn – before and after haircut. A workingView full post »