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Monday, June 28, 2010

through my camera lens {recently}

here are several photos that i have taken over the past week, that i haven't shared yet... plus a little fun from my weekend! :) happy monday!

mini cupcakes {yumm}

picnic ♥

 my sister.

my brother & his new colorado rockies hat!! :) GO ROX!

after the picnic we played frisbee!!!!

after our picnic & frisbee, we went to a saturday evening church service with my uncle, where he lives. it was a large church {i am very used to small churches} but the music & sermon were really good & encouraging for me! :) it was a good weekend! i am so thankful!

Friday, June 25, 2010

summer giveaway!

hello everyone!
it's friday & time for a giveaway!!!!

in honor of the first week of summer, i am giving away this pretty handmade summer-y necklace!
this pink & white floral fabric-covered button necklace would look so pretty with a summer dress!

also, if you win, you will receive 15 vintage stamps, from my stamp collection!! {see stamp post} some of my stamps are actually duplicates, so i thought it would be fun to share some of my little vintage treasures with one of my blog followers! you can use them to start your own collection or you can use them in some other fun & crafty way! :)

 all you have to do to enter is
(1) follow my blog &
(2) leave a comment below

+ for an extra entry:
just share this giveaway on your blog, twitter, facebook, etc.
& leave another 2nd comment below, with a link to that!
it's easy!

a winner will be chosen & announced on tuesday, july 6th!

Thursday, June 24, 2010

seasonal flowers.

i took these photos for a photo challenge on thymely thoughts & the theme is seasonal flowers {the photo challenge ends june 30th} these photos were taken at a local garden that demonstrates xeriscaping, which is a very "green" way to garden/landscape in hot & dry climates, such as mine. it conserves water and it includes many different plants, not just cacti!

& i am not sure what this one is... sorry.

ps. giveaway coming soon! :)

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

summer love

{pretty summer inspiration for you}

{summer cards from the paper dialogues}

{cute bike tote by andy eats only candy}
i think its sold out... sorry :(

{this cozy spot from house&home}

{not sure where i found this one... but i would love to spend a warm summer evening right there!} 

{pretty summer prints by alicia bock}

{yummy watermelon from richellephant}

{pretty summer bouquet from thymely thoughts}

{summer floral gift tags from eatdrinkchic}

& i won somthing.... {yay}
i was so happy this morning, when i found out that i won these diana mini prints from eli & toggle i can't wait to get them!! they definitley have that summer-y, magical feeling! :) i love them! & i love eli & toggle! it's a really wonderful blog! :)

 thank you so much eli!!

Monday, June 21, 2010

happy first day of summer!

summer is officially here & this whole week i am celebrating!! 
(i might have a fun little giveaway planned for this week, too... so, keep your eyes open!)

anyway, in honor of the first day of summer, i thought i would share my fun, all-american, summer kick-off weekend photos with you! haha!!! :) it was such a fun-filled, amazing weekend! & i am so thankful for how blessed i am to get to do things like this & make memories like this, with people i love so much! i am so blessed! God is the giver of all good things! :)

so, here comes the weekend of fun, through my camera lens....

drive-in collage

& one of my favorite things about summer... rockies baseball! :)
rockies baseball collage
even though we have been missing some of our key players, the rox won 8-7... the game was an amazing one to see live!! GO ROX!!!!!! :)

what a perfect weekend to kick-off the summer!
more summer fun coming soon...
have a happy first day of summer!

Friday, June 18, 2010

an all-american weekend!

i have such an fun, all-american, summer-y weekend ahead of me!! yay!!! i can't wait for it to begin!

first up... the drive-in.
i love these drive-in photos! so vintage & cute!

this one is my favorite haha!!

{all of these photos are from google images}

for the last few years, it has become a tradition to see Disney/Pixar movies at the drive-in, every summer. a couple years ago i saw Ratatouille, last summer i saw Up, and this summer it is Toy Story 3. i love Disney/Pixar movies! & i love the drive-in!
disney ♥

& then it's time for the american pastime!
source: sweet tooth fairy yumm!

i love the peanuts!

i will be going to watch my favorite team ever, the colorado rockies play baseball!
yay! i can't wait!!

it is summer time & it's going to be a fun all-american weekend!!
hope you all have a lovely weekend too!