Sunday, October 17, 2010

much love monday. instant pics and a paper heart.

 monday, monday. 
la-la-la-la-la.
did the weekend fly by for you like it did for me? my family and i got to kick ours off with an amazing dinner and a fun evening with family friends. we knew them back from when we lived in NC (i was in highschool then and used to babysit the boys - but they're not little boys anymore; the three older ones are over teenagers, taller than me). the food was good, the time with friends was wonderful - and yes, hanging out with three boys definitely included some modern warfare 2. i wasn't very good; i got a headache. i told the boys that once i mastered the xbox controller (im a nintendo or PS girl), i would be better at it. either way, it was a good night. 

the rest of the weekend was filled with shop orders, blog-design (notice the sponsor buttons!? so excited. will share more on it later!), a flood of emails,a sister date, and even a trip to the gymn with dad. even had some time on sunday afternoon to watch one of my fave chick flicks, the proposal (i love ryan reynolds - and so adore sandra bullock. they are both hilarious!). so there were moments of relaxation and some busy times - probably why the weekend flew by. 

and i did have some fun with my fujifilm instant cam! remember the one i got for my birthday from kristine and her ryan? i love it and savor every single photo since it ain't like digital. i just love how every picture comes out so unpredictable with the old poloroid look to it (though it def has a sharper image than the old poloroids we use to have). 

 and isn't peyton so adorable?   
  i don't think this lil' guy will stop making appearances on this blog. 
those eyes just kill me. he is the sweetest dog ever. 

and it's been a little while, but i'm linking this post to much love monday over at much love anna's blog. much love monday is one of my favorite blog features. i participate in it when i can but i defintely enjoying seeing what the other photographers/bloggers are loving these days. 

i also want to give out a special welcome to the handful of readers to this here blog. i am overwhelmed and so thankful. i love finding new blogs and meeting new people. this blog has been a blast and i can't wait to see what other adventures will be recorded and what inspirations will be expressed. and just three more followers to go and i think we have a giveaway about to be launched. woohoo!! 

thanks for joining the ride, friend. 
love having you.
[happy monday!]

32 comments:

  1. love the heart! i totally need to link up to much love monday one of these days!! but first, i need to go make some hearts!! :D yay for sponsors!!

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  2. happy monday!! sounds like your weekend was full of happiness - i'm so glad!!! and peyton..AWWWW!!!!!

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  3. this post has made me even more determined to get my hands on a fuji instax! your photos look great :)

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  4. beautiful photos... must be so fun to use! peyton is adorable - i miss having a dog... maybe when the lil' man is older. xoxo

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  5. Thanks for sharing these fun and adorable pics...I really want that camera, and in pink too!

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  6. This camera is cute! I love it and I would love to get one. Maybe in pink :) The pictures turned out really sweet!

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  7. This camera is n my Christmas wish list (please Santa, PLEASE).
    Love it!

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  8. Too stinkin cute!!! Love that camera! And yes I felt like my wknd totally FLEW by! I hate that! :(

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  9. congrats on getting near 200 followers! that's really exciting... and i'm jealous of your camera. was it expensive?

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  10. This camera is so cute! Love the pics!
    have a great day!

    xx
    Nikki

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  11. Happy Monday,sweetie
    So fun that we both watched the Proposal...Aww it was such a romatic movie and Sandra looked stunning:)
    Hugs and kisses my lovely:)
    Have a great start to the week

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  12. i love the pictures of your doggie!!! soooo cute.

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  13. That camera is crazy awesome! I love it! I have a Holga and a Diana...I love fun photography!

    http://ashleyanderic.blogspot.com/

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  14. so jealous of the instant cam - i should get one!

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  15. Happy Monday to you! Great photos and I can't wait to see more of your photography.

    Have an awesome day!

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  16. I have a chocolate instax and I love it dearly. & what a sweet little doggie!

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  17. I've been looking into getting a polaroid camera! I'm definitely checking this one out :).

    Peyton is SO cute! I love taking pictures of my dogs too :D.

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  18. I really want a polaroid camera, maybe I'll get one from santa this year :)

    www.stephsstoryemporium.co.uk

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  19. Good food + Good people always = Good times for sure! Glad you had a great weekend, love. :) I love that camera and I want one soooo bad! Haha. Lovely pictures. :)

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  20. I seriously want/need a camera like that!
    so excited to see what you include in your giveaway!

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  21. congrats on passing 200 followers, ilene!
    can't wait for your giveaway!!
    love your instax photos :)
    isn't that cam the best?! i love mine!

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  22. Happy Monday sweetie! Sounds like u had an awesome weekend. Much better than mine :) Can't wait to see the giveaway. You'll be there before u know it!!! xoxo

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  23. I LOVE LOVE LOVE my fuji instax. i want to get the bigger version later this year! and i love peyton. i want. i need.

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  24. ps. i totally just added your button to my blog. how in the world did it take me so long <33

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  25. What a fun weekend!:D That instant camera sure is neat!:D

    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

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  26. I am a new follower of your blog! :) I LOVE that instant camera. I may have to get one sometime soon!

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  27. aw, i just read your engagement story--belated congrats, it's SUCH a cute story!

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  28. Sounds like such an awesome weekend! Yay! I love that instamatic, that is too cool! XX!

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  29. i really like wearing boots despite the heat and rain.haha

    and i love your fuji instax! it's so adorable. and of course peyton too.haha

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  30. Congrats on your new camera! I have one too but I find myself not using it because I want to perserve the film... which isn't really a good thing cause what's the point of having one right? POINT IS. Go crazy with your Fuji!! Haha

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  31. I am one of those people prone to headaches, migraine and colds. Usually, my first recourse is White Flower Embrocation (embrocation.50webs.com), also called White Flower Oil

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  32. I've always wanted an instant camera! Yours looks so adorable! I love the pale pink shade!

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