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Week 5

Day 29: This is what happens when you decide to walk the dogs during the peak of a snowstorm.
Day 30: ‘Snow…is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment, where is it to be found?’ – J.B. Priestly
Day 31: Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.
Day 32: Celebrating my brother-in-laws birthday on Superbowl Sunday. Do you like the shirt Hubby picked out for him?
Day 33: Snow day with my loves!
Day 34: Bunny bum!
Day 35: The best way to embrace winter is to snowsuit-up and play in it with those you love!

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Week 4

Day 22: Slow cooking one of my favourite winter meals – vegan butter chicken!
Day 23: It smells so yummy in my house!
Day 24: Saturday shopping for the Home with Hubby!
Day 25: Lingering leaves still hanging on.
Day 26: Big icicles down at the lake.
Day 27: Winter is cold and harsh but also so beautiful!
Day 28: So proud of my husband today who made the decision a year ago to tackle something that made him self-conscious – his teeth. Although I love him no matter what getting braces was a big step for him and today the process is complete!

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Week 3

Day 15: Icicle.
Day 16: Target is closing in Canada! Stocking up on my favourite cruelty free products while I can!
Day 17: Best night at the Besties!
Day 18: Sunday morning pancakes.
Day 19: Finally the sun is shining! Frickin’ cold though!
Day 20: Took Mama D to the aquarium today!
Day 21: Murray and me selfie!

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Icy Mornings.

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Week 2

Day 8: Snowstorm Shenanigans.
Day 9: Attempting to organize my very disorganized life.
Day 10: Cloudy skies at the lake.
Day 11: Hi Mommy, did you bring me something yummy?
Day 12: More snow today.
Day 13: Chilly mornings!
Day 14: Busy, busy, busy making goodies for the shop! There are going to be some very happy furbabies out there!

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A Little Frosting

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Week 1

Day 1: Some sweet dance moves to celebrate the New Year.
Day 2: Down at the lake.
Day 3: Snowstorm.
Day 4: Being lazy on a rainy day.
Day 5: In winter you treasure those rare moments you can feel the sun’s warmth.
Day 6: Of winter’s lifeless world each tree now seems a perfect part; Yet each one hold’s summer’s secret deep down within its heart. – C. Stater
Day 7: Backyard Twilight.

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Do you see me?

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Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile. – William Cullen Bryant

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A Few Photos Here And There!

Unfortunately I haven’t picked up my camera enough this year.  Life just seems to always get in the way.  I took a walk around the neighbourhood last week and although it’s too early around here for the leaves to start changing I was able to still get a few interesting shots.
This was my favourite photo of the day.  Before heading out, I was watering the garden when I noticed something moving through the mist.  I turned off the water and took a closer look.  It was a female Praying Mantis!  I ran inside, grabbed my camera and began shooting.  I’ve only seen 3 in my entire life and felt privileged she had chosen my garden to be in!  Even though she’s an insect, watching her clean off the droplets of water made me feel like I was watching something so much more special than that!  Amazing! 
A neighbour has these gorgeous Morning Glories growing all over her front fence.  They’re all different colours and look so pretty I just had to take a few photos.

One of my favourite flowers and yet I can’t seem to grow them!  Too many squirrels around!  This Sunflower was part of a small gardenful, each over 5 feet tall!

This apple tree was actually in someone’s backyard but was so large the branches full of apples were towering over the sidewalk.  They looked delicious!

And the rest of these were actually from a bouquet of ‘Just Because’ flowers Hubby brought home for me.  A beautiful arrangement of Gerber Daisies, Lilies and other small flowers, I couldn’t wait to photograph them.  I used several different backgrounds but the dark really made the colour in the flowers pop.

The two Gerber Daisies.  Hubby said he just walked around picking random flowers he thought I’d like.  I’ve never had a bouquet with Gerber’s in them, I was pretty excited!

Lilies have always been my favourite flower.  Tiger Lilies were our wedding flower.
A close-up of one of the Lilies.  Photographing flowers is so easy!  Since they’re so small, coloured bristol board is the perfect backdrop.  Pick out the flower you want to photograph and put it in a tall cup or vase.  Put the bristol board about a foot behind the flower, set up your tripod and your all set!

I love flowers but I’m not exactly sure what these are.  They look like a type of Marigold to me or maybe they’re a wildflower.  Either way they complemented the arrangement perfectly.
Hopefully I’ll be able to get out again soon and get a little creative with the changing season.
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