Wednesday, June 30, 2010

a list of ten things

Write a list of 10 things

that are sure to put a smile on your face

when you are not happy

writers workshop Jessi

our babysiter and

(perhaps more importantly) my ‘go to’ model.

thursday 6 Shoshi

and our new kitten

that looks like it was scared out of its mind

thenthursday 4and still now.

Darn it.

We are scary.thursday 7 Kaish

and mango water ice.

yum.

those two things totally make me smile.

thursday 8 Oh my.

Look who is back again for the summer.

Naji.

I think he makes me happy.

He is awfully full of spunk.

I heart him and his little mischievous self.thursday 9

Juan

and his cool skateboard moves.

We miss him.thursday Look how fabulous he is.

I think he gets two pictures : )

His skateboarding moves make me supremely happy.thursday 2Jessi again because she is so pretty…

and this picture is illustrating

pretty light.

Pretty light always makes me happy!thursday 5 What makes you happy when you are in a funk?

Oh,

and here is something that makes me SO happy!

My friends Rosina and Sarah

(who just happen to  be

2 of my favorite photographers on the planet!)

are giving away an ENTIRE wedding photo shoot.

It is worth $5,000.

And they will travel anywhere!

Now, I am so old (34 now)

and all my friends got married a zillion years ago

so I don’t even know who to tell about this!

Do you know anyone?

rosina

Will you help me pass this on!

This is too good to keep a secret.

60 comments:

Freckles & Dimples Photography said...

that 2nd picture of your cat has me laughing fairly hard right now! good thing I wasnt drinking anything when I saw it, or it would be sprayed all over my computer screen. Those crazy cat eyes rock!

thedulls said...

love it!

Mari said...

It makes me happy to see your pictures! They just make me smile. I love the shot of Naji - there is mischief in his eyes!

Kristina P. said...

That Jessi is gorgeous!

Marla said...

Awesome list. I love that last picture of Jessi. Beautiful light is the best!

Marla @ www.asthefarmturns.wordpress.com

Sarah said...

Seriously Becky-- I think you just made ME so happy I'm tearing up! You are such a good friend, we are fortunate... thanks for spreading the word!

Trudy said...

Great list Becky! I'm working on my own right now. It's tough to narrow it down I think.

Love the pictures!

noexcuses said...

Your photos are amazing! How could anyone not smile while looking at them!

Thanks for sharing them!

Liz

Amy said...

Ooh, what a great giveaway! I wish I could enter, but my wedding is not until August 2011, and their end date is February 28. Drat! Oh well, I'll pass the info on, for sure!

Caroline said...

Your photos here are so flipping awesome!!! WOW! I love the orange sherbet against the bright blue shirt. And your baby sitter...those freckles!!

Angie said...

these photos are awesome! I love the scaredy cat and your babysitter is GORGEOUS!! I would die to photograph those freckles!
You know what makes me REALLY happy?? besides the fact that I have a beautiful 3 year old that makes my world brighter daily..we just found out we've been chosen to adopt again..my little man is going to be a big brother! :)

Tima said...

Gorgeous pictures.

Teresa Dawn said...

Great pictures :) I don't know anyone getting married either...

Serline said...

Poor kitten did not look very happy at all! ;-(

TechnoBabe said...

I am partial to Jessi's face; my sweet hubby has freckles and he grew up red hair like carrot color and freckles and hated it. She is lovely.
What beautiful eyes! And smile!
Kaish makes the mango ice look so darn good. Oh wow, that is a huge prize for some lucky couple getting married. I don't know anyone getting married either.

Jackie@Lilolu said...

That cat put a huge smile on my face :D

Kimi@SoManyKids said...

Amazing pics! Your right...the cat does sorta look like he is about to go postal.

My 5 Monkeys(Julie) said...

some of those things make me happy too.

Naked Girl in a Dress said...

Found you on SITS this morning. Will promote the wedding photographer giveaway!

Rosina said...

Becky..thank you SO much for spreading the word..seriously. You are amazing, I am so thankful I have "met" you through iheartfaces! You are simply awesome. :)

Megan said...

loved the post!

taking time to recognize what you love is go great. wonderful photos too!

stopping by via SITS!

Adrienne in Ohio said...

Yay! Finally, a photo of your furry baby! The kitten is gorgeous--love those white whiskers.

Busy Bee Suz said...

Wonderful photos R! I love the things that make you happy...all people, the cat and the mango juice. You have your priorities straight!

Brooke said...

lol - that poor cat! what did you do to it? ;)

Pumpkin Delight said...

love the list and the photos a beautiful (as usual)

Noe Noe Girl...A Queen of all Trades. said...

Your pictures always make me smile Becky!
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Hilary said...

That has to be one of the cutest kittens ever!

Saundra@ItalianMamaGoneCrazy said...

Ohhh... that sitter is gorgeous!!!

Great list!!!

Mighty M said...

You are NOT that old!!!! :)

Cute kitty - what did you name it?

parentingBYdummies said...

Lovely shots. Like always. And, I will add the link to your meme next time. I just was out all day and didn't really get to check on my computer again until I was uploading the next day. Summer days get away from me like that. Didn't want you to think I was ignoring you!

Nessa said...

Those are fantastic mood lifters.

Mama Kat said...

LOVE all the pictures!! And totally wish I was getting married now. :)

Joanna Jenkins said...

Beautiful pics as always!

I'm in a funk today so I had a perfect tomato from the farmer's market for lunch-- That made me happy :-0

WOW! I wish I knew someone getting married. That's an awesome giveaway

jj.

Josh, Steph, The Boys and Maddie said...

you got a new kitty! Really! Oh my goodness! I bet Kaish is sooooo excited! I totoally missed that blog... man i am going to be catching up over here

AM-GoalsfortheWeek! said...

Hi there,
thanks for your comment and so glad to see your blog! your pics are fabulous! how fun!

septembermom said...

Cute kitty! Wonderfully alive and colorful pictures!!

Tracey Axnick said...

YOUR BLOG makes me happy!
YOUR PHOTOS make me happy!
HOW YOU EMBRACE LIFE makes me happy!

I love this post.... I'm going to duplicate it @ my blog tomorrow... thanks for a wonderful idea! :)

Pumpkin and Piglet said...

Such beautiful photo's! How long are those whiskers?!? Amazing.

Loukia said...

What a happy post! You are an awesome photographer and all the pictures are stunning! :)

Mental P Mama said...

Just beautiful...and Jessi?? Off the charts!

Lisa Leonard said...

thanks for your comment on my blog. wow, your photography is amazing. so inspired! xo

cat said...

Great pictures - that good light one is beautiful. Sorry you misunderstood but granny just went home after visiting us.

Unknown Mami said...

Jessi's freckles are delightful!

My daughter's hugs make me happy.
Sleep makes me happy.
My step-dad's kindness and affection make me happy.

Mr. Stupid said...

Great pictures. The cat had me laughing. The stares did!

lisaschaos said...

Kids are always a great place to turn for some happy vibes! I love your boys' complexions! They have beautiful skin! And your babysitter is just full of freckles! lol I was too when I was younger. These all made me happy!

Rachel said...

Gorgeous gorgeous pictures... and I love how others make you smile!

(I'm afraid that my boys make me smile, but that would count for two, and the other 8 happy items would be FOOD. oops :)

And hey, I'd renew my vows for some awesome wedding photos, hee hee! :)

Lindsey said...

Snowcones! Beautiful pictures! Happy SITS Saturday.

Kulio said...

oh your words, short and sweet, just right!

pictures, mmmm!

Writing Without Periods! said...

Love, love love the photos. They put a smile on my face.
Mary

Cameron said...

I gave you an award today on my blog!!

http://www.ingenuemom.com/2010/07/award-season.html

Mary Lou said...

Last time I got married it lasted 43 years..and not over yet so I'll pass.
Great for someone though..
as always, great photos

Mrs4444 said...

Love these, of course, especially the richness of the tones.

That IS an incredibly generous offer. I'll think on it!

Dina @ 4 Lettre Words said...

That Jessi is something else!!

Hope you had a wonderful holiday, dear friend. XO!

Liz said...

That is one beautiful kitty! I love them when they are small!

Great pictures!

Maggie S said...

Great photos, yes, I know a couple of people who are getting married.

JDaniel4's Mom said...

What wonderful shots! The wedding picture is wonderful. I love the kids. The mango ice looks amazing.

Karen & Gerard said...

Your kitty made me smile too. He does not look like he wants to be held. I am mentioning about the photograph giveaway on my Friday "Things I Learned This Week" post.

Heidi said...

oh, how i love lists!!! i find myself making more of then in the summer time. must be the weather.

and i love yours...
the pretty light is, of course, one of my faves.
and generous people like your photog friends!

and 4th grade graduation from your last post! how exciting!

hope you are having a fab weekend. the longer ones are the best!

Jack said...

I don't come by often, but when I do I am always impressed by your pictures.

Josh, Steph, The Boys and Maddie said...

I am so behind on my posts! I have been readiing on your blog and saw all the great pictures! Even the one of you! Yeah finally I know who I am talking too here! I don't know if I have ever seen a picture of you yet! And yes you really do have fab green eyes. My fav feature on me... is my double d boobs and my size figure... and perfect six pack belly, and my perfectly groomed hair at all times... and my nails are always painted and makeup is always on, and I have perfect straight white teeth, and big blue eyes, and the cutest dimples, and.... okay so I am dreaming here! :D But dreaming is more fun sometimes! Maybe one day God will bless me with all the things I listed! Ha Ha