Archive for ‘Flowers’

June 25, 2013

Backyard Deck

Looking forward to spending many summer evenings
enjoying our little backyard deck <3.

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… flower project <3.

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… planting <3.

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… homemade fireworks <3.

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… exploring <3.

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… cowboys <3.

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… tiki <3.

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… summer shower <3.

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… OSU flowers <3.

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… preparation <3.

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… patio treat <3.

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… sidetable decor <3.

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… finished baskets <3.

It took us 4 years to get a patio built – it’s finally done!
I still have several things I want to add … but I’m in no rush (:

Keep smiling,
Angela

May 29, 2013

Memorial Day Weekend

.. spotted a deer’s watering hole (:

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Brett & I attended a neighborhood BBQ on Memorial Day, and with every new introduction I keep trying to pull hobbies, careers & things we had in common. This is habit for me when trying to find topics to discuss … but then God nudged my heart & the commonalities I needed where so simple, yet the most important. We’re all at this cook-out to interact with others, to enjoy the beautiful day & take in God’s surroundings. We have this moment we’re living in common … when I started to focus on what’s happening, instead of trying to make things happen, my interaction started unfolding naturally <3.

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… a dainty flower with freckles (:

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I image this ladybug lives under one of those mushrooms – she was just out doing some yard work (;

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The one truth we all have in common, not matter our burdens or joys, is life keeps playing.
It can’t be paused or rewound … and it’s too precious to want to fast forward.
Do you ever find yourself forcing moments, and not just letting them come to life?

Best,
Angela

May 24, 2013

This & That

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… cutest cottage detail <3.

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<3.

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… love <3.

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… tiny pretties <3.

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… summertime bonfire ingredient #1
<3.

Thank you for reading!

Best,
Angela

May 2, 2013

Backyard Bliss.

Dad & Pam-la have the best backyard. It’s private, woodsy but still has that neighborly vibe <3. We always squeeze in a little backyard adventure when visiting.

I’m really looking forward to building our deck. It will be nice to have a sitting area for enjoying our little territory (:

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 Pam-la’s flowers <3.
Let’s hope these don’t become a deer snack …

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the creek <3.

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my new favorite angle – thanks to Tammy (:

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… found this alien growing out of a pine tree!

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… right before they got a stick and dissected it – ha ha!

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a thorn tree – yikes!

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Do you have a favorite backyard for exploring? Past or Present?

Best,
Angela

April 30, 2013

The Market.

One of my favorite Saturday morning *summertime* activities is strolling through the Farmers Market <3.
The fresh produce, colorful picked flowers, organic honey & friendly faces always starts my day off perfectly.
Also, supporting our local farmers & community feels rewarding & cherished.

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Looking forward to many more trips to my favorite marketplace – loving summer <3.

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We purchased veggie plants for our little garden … wish us luck!

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<3.

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We chatted with this sweet farmer for 20 minutes & enjoyed all his gardening tips.
(no, we didn’t purchase any)

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Farewell April,
Angela

April 23, 2013

1st Camp.

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We took Shady (our little camper) out this past weekend to de-winterize him for summertime! The weather was perfect & everything is starting to bloom – paradisaical bliss <3.

We went on several walks, played horseshoes & just soaked in the sun. It was the ideal trip to kick-off camping season.

Feeling my anxiety drift away, was so uplifting. I’m feeling refreshed and ready to take on the week!

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Best,
Angela

December 12, 2012

12/12/12

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It’s a “Wordless Wednesday” kinda day <3.

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Angela

December 4, 2012

Questionable Charm

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Capturing beauty in weeds <3.

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“If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn.” Andrew Mason

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Keep Smiling,
Angela

 

September 6, 2012

Happy!

Flowers from hubby to celebrate my new job <3.

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…adorable <3.

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Yes, its true – Brett & I both accepted new jobs in the same month! We’re truly blessed & thrilled to start this new journey – Brett is a week into his new opportunity, and although he’s excited to learn the operation side of the business … his new schedule will take some adjusting (for both of us!). I start my new role Monday … I’m ready for the challenge!

Feeling Blessed,
Angela

 

August 1, 2012

RainFlowers.

I never thought I’d miss rain this much – we’re experiencing a scorching drought making outside activities unbearable! 
On my departure flight out of Houston, I was enjoying a beautiful sunset & great company (it’s so nice to sit by friendly people on a plane)
… right before take-off we got some rain droplets <3.

… dainty, tropical delight <3.

… solid gold skies …

… mini yellow blessings <3.

 This week I’m trying to get back in the swing of things … this girl still needs to unpack!
I think tonight I’ll put on my favorite jams and knock out my VERY long to-do list – after shopping with a dear friend (;

Keep smiling,
Angela