Week Forty Six

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Six weeks left - shits getting real! I am slowly - I mean SLOWLY getting ready for Christmas. Usually the house is already decorated, but to be honest - I've been preoccupied. I'm hoping to have most of it up by Sunday... Linking up as always with some awesome ladies.  Sarah over at Nurse Love Farmer, Mindi from Simply Stavish and Stephanie from Behind the Camera and Dreaming. There is variety this week. Played around with the camera a bit, played around with some lighting gear; I really have a lot to learn with my Speedlight! Jimbo moved up a belt - Grey was into EVERYTHING, and let me just say; I am so effing thankful that today is Friday! Week Forty Six of Catch the Moment 365 318 | 365 Bokeh   319 | 365 New Belt   320 | 365 Expression   321 | 365 Tea Time   322 | 365   323 | 365 Last Bloom   324 | 365 Coloring & Building … [Continue reading]

Tasty Tuesday: The London Fog

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This has been done, over & over, I know that - but I just had to do a post. I am a tea lover. Straight up, I love tea. I collect tea cups, and tea pots - and I have a nice little collection of loose teas. I would drink tea all day, everyday if I could - but I don't. All in moderation. Right? I picked up a bottle of vanilla syrup the other day (because I don't know how to make my own.. yet) and I instantly wanted to make a London Fog. It has to be one of my favorite hot drinks. I have never made one at home before, but I knew that I had everything I needed. I'm a huge fan of David's Tea, so I thought I would try my hand at a Creamy London Fog - made with Cream of Earl Grey tea from David's Tea. There are three ingredients - well four if you count your water - and a couple of tools you will need. You will need: Boiling water Earl Grey tea bag vanilla syrup whole or 2% milk A milk steamer or a frother will be needed as well.   Tasty Tuesday: The … [Continue reading]

Family Game Night: Monopoly Jr.

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I received the following product from Influenster free of charge for review purposes. All opinions expressed are 100% my own.  I will be the first to admit that in my family, we could never, ever finish a game of Monopoly. Even when we played Monopoly Jr. We came close, but it never ended well. Ever! I was very excited however when I found out that we would be receiving a Monopoly Jr. game board from Influenster to review. James is at that age where we wants to play board games, and Chris and I are more than happy to play! James was so excited to play. We had an early dinner, and after that was all cleaned up we had our family #gamenight. As soon as the boys saw the little characters, they both picked who they wanted to be. James will forever be the boat, and Graham will scream in your face that he is the cat. Chris is the car and I... well, I'm the dog. Sweet. I never realized that rolling dice was difficult, but Graham had a hard time understanding how to roll a dice, James … [Continue reading]

Week Forty Five _ Catch the Moment 365

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The year is creeping closer and closer to the end. I've been looking back at the start of the year and have to say, I have learned so much this past year. Not just about my camera, and photography itself - but a lot as a mother and a wife. Week forty five was an exciting one. I got some baking in, a photo shoot with one of my oldest friends, and we got to spend some quality time as a family. Linking up as always with Sarah from Nurse Loves Farmer, Mindi from Simply Stavish and Stephanie from Behind the Camera and Dreaming. Thanks for stopping by to check out week forty five of Catch the Moment 365.   311 | 365 My Light   312 | 365 Butter Tarts   313 | 365 Refelction   314 | 365 My Reality   315 | 365 Tree Climbing 316 | 365 Next Door   317 | 365     … [Continue reading]

Chicken Noodle Soup with an Asian Twist

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On Sunday I had a craving for chicken noodle soup - but I wanted to try something different. My other Chicken Noodle Soup just wasn't going to cut it this day! I have been submitting photos to … [Continue reading]

Jackie & Nik’s Family Session

Yesterday I was delighted to trek on into the Delta Watershed for a family/maternity session with one of my oldest friends, Jackie. It was flipping cold outside - but it was a gorgeous sunny day and I … [Continue reading]

Old Fashioned Butter Tarts

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I have been going through my old recipes to see what can be updated. You see, some recipe photos are horrible! Some have only one photo, and zero writing. Just a picture and the recipe. So I have … [Continue reading]

BEARPAW Kay

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Last week I featured the Bonnie boots from BEARPAW - and this week I bring you the Kay boots from BEARPAW. My favorite boots... yes I said it - these are by far my favorite boots I own. Works like … [Continue reading]

Catch the Moment 365 _ Week Forty Four

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Another week done eh? I keep thinking to myself 'How the hell is it November already?' Time is getting away from me. There are eight short weeks left in our Catch the Moment 365 project, andI have … [Continue reading]

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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I'm late to the game for roasted pumpkin seeds, but I thought I would share my recipe. My Mom always made roasted pumpkin seeds at Halloween, it was a treat we would all look forward to. I try to … [Continue reading]