Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Black and White Wednesday - "Hats"

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In case you haven't noticed - we are crazy about hats!



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I've always been a tad obsessive enthusiastic about hats.


Hats have many functions - not the least of which - they just make me happy. They also can dress anything up....or down. They add pizzazz and cover bed head and even "not as fresh as it could be" hair.




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Bur really....they just make me happy.


And even better....both my kiddos love them too!



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I did some closet purging a while ago, but could not get rid of these little ones. Yes, I used to wear them.


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I come from a long line of hat lovers. This Stetson box was my Fathers and he probably got it from his Father. Being British - a proper gentleman was never without his hat.



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($7.50 for a Stetson!)


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Make sure to visit Lisa's site for some fabulous photography today.

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My favorite sight though is this little munchkin.......


.......in a hat!


Happy Wednesday.


Monday, March 28, 2011

TODAY....

.....is just an ordinary day, chez nous.


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(Yes, those are fairy wings......an almost constant accessory since the newest Barbie movie came out....what's it called?...Barbie and the fairy secret or something.)


Dahlia's been on this experimental kick lately and is fascinated with snow. In all it's forms. So, she's been collecting it in these little heart containers and freezing them, or watching them melt and timing them and making a mess I caught this little scene the other day.


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And here is the mad scientist with her ever present side-kick.


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Mission accomplished.


(Wonder how long those hearts will take to freeze up solid?)


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"Let's drag our paraphernalia up to the next project."


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"Bunny? Check. Kitty? Check


Little side-kick sister? Check!"


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"Good-bye Mother. We've places to go and things to do!"


("Hmmmm.........science class, drama lessons or... budding bag lady?")






Sunday, March 27, 2011

I Heart Faces - "Slice of Life"

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Dahlia and her best school chum, Chiara - clowning around with some hats.


Don't you love to hear the peels of little girl's laughter?



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Have a wonderful week!


(One of these days I'll figure out how to get my signature lined up right.)

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Black and White Wednesday....with more flowers and butterflies and lots of color....

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.....'cause.....it's SPRING !!!


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(finally)


(well....kinda....sorta......)


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Anyway, I could stand some more flora and fauna and sweet little butterflies and if that dirty old snow takes too long to melt or we get, yet another, fresh dump.....well.....I'll just come and stare at my pictures till that dark moment passes.


Denial is so under-rated, don't you think?


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Had enough yet?


No? Oh, goody!


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But especially, I hope you always have spring in your heart!