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Monday, April 16, 2012

Week 15 in Pictures

Another week has passed.  Is it just me or does time seem to be moving faster?  :)  I mean, we're already half way through April?!  And the kids only have 35 days of school left?!  Yikes!  We better hurry and take a look at what last week brought ... :)

{Sunday}
2012-04-08
Tried to get a group shot of the cousins on Easter.  I have a lot of respect for those of you that do this professionally.  There always seems to be at least one child who is making a goofy face (Nick) or looking away (Christy).  And they very quickly wish to be moving on to other things.  Oh well, this is who they are.
Inspire Me

{Monday}
2012-04-09
We went to "the other zoo" as my kids call it, during the kids' Easter break.  This guy was, by far, our favorite animal there that day.  And I realize you don't need a color palette to see all the gorgeous colors in this peacock, but I did one anyway.  :)  I hope you enjoy it!



{Tuesday}
2012-04-10
Nicholas is really into Angry Birds lately.  I got him the King Pig for Easter; he had the little eraser; and he decided to draw faces on these green Nerf balls he has for his Nerf gun.  He lined them all up and asked me to take a picture.

{Wednesday}
2012-04-11
Woke up to a coating of snow on the ground, then it snowed and rained off and on most of the day.  I ventured out to capture a few rain drops on my tulip.  (Yes, just one is currently in bloom.)

{Thursday}
2012-04-12
Went out in the evening to get some photos of Nicholas for his ninth birthday, which was April 13.  I posted a bunch of mostly silly photos of him the other day, but I did manage to get at least one when he wasn't being silly.  We're hoping to get another chance to take more photos soon.  I need practice!  And he wants pictures in the new pink Polo shirt I bought him.  He loves pink!

{Friday}
2012-04-13
I know I probably post a photo of a bird each week, but I so enjoy watching them eat from our feeder.  This little nuthatch makes an appearance every day.

{Saturday}
2012-04-14
Not a great photo technically because the lighting in the auditorium we were in was lousy and Alex wouldn't look at me, but he was completely thrilled to get a trophy for his first Bible Quizzing Invitational.  He only got a participant's certificate (which means he didn't get a whole lot of answers right), but he kept saying he got an All-Star Gold award because of the trophy.  I didn't (and still don't) have the heart to tell him otherwise.  :)  Oh, and the medal was for reciting a few memory verses.  I'm so proud of both Alex and Nick (who got a silver award)!
Chic Homeschool Mama     

9 comments:

Tracey Washington said...

Love your week! Yeah, it's near impossible to get more than two children to look at you. lol Love the peacock and the nerf balls :)

Susan @ Sunflower Status said...

The palette is great! Love the King Pig shot as well. Such an addictive game!

packmom said...

I saw a peacock on Easter! Love your shot and the colors. Looks like a fun week.

homeschoolceo said...

Beautiful! Wow, that peacock shot is amazing!!

Gina @ Gigi Marie Photography said...

Nothing short of amazing- AGAIN!!! That peacock- holy cow!!!!!!!!

Sarah Halstead said...

Love these. Such beautiful shots. I am glad you link up every week.

Kelly-Marie said...

You have such lovely pictures huni, really admire that peacock one x x

Shoni said...

Oh I'm so happy you like the header! Purple suits your blog well! :)

Love the peacock shot!

Valvaren said...

Love your photos! The peacock and tulip are my favorites if you don't mind my asking what is your setup, I'm looking into a macro lens soon and would love to be able to get one half as good as yours!