i probably get more requests for the green chair than any other background/prop that i've used. jared and i picked it up for $15 from goodwill, and my intention was to return it after his shoot-
instead, we messed with tom, by taking his favorite chair out of the family room, and putting the green chair in it's place. it was worth the trouble....the look on his face was awesome! anyway, we've never taken the chair back, and it's been a good thing, because everybody seems to be drawn to *the green chair*. i stop by goodwill every week, hoping to find another vintage/retro chair....but so far, no luck. so, i'll continue to have the green chair available for anyone requesting it : ) i recently did a shoot of my dear friend becca and her fam, and we used *the green chair*-
you sort of needed to be here to see how know just how sweet this photo is. baby girl is just learning to walk and her 2 year old brother is helping her! all 4 of the adults at this shoot gasped when this was happening!
i absolutely love the way their bright, bold primary colors look in these family shots!
i have the most thoughtful friends. my daughter has a baby and they send me flowers!
they're almost a week old and still look beautiful! i love having fresh flowers on my table!
today, grey is one week old. it's going way too fast already!
i need to hold him! he is just the sweetest baby!
i get a phone call yesterday, and the voice at the other end says, "please tell me you haven't gone out and gotten an ice cream maker yet?"....a few hours later, dear sweet sandy dropped off a new ice cream maker, still in the box, that was a second maker that they didn't need. yay! can't wait to go to the store and get the ingredients for frozen yogurt! i'm going to do a major restocking grocery trip today. i'm hoping to make time to go through a couple of cookbooks first, so that we have some new meals in the repertoire.
i've been getting martha's organizational email tip a day and i thought today's tip was really good. i need to do this. i do have a little folder with my overall decorating plan, but the idea of having room measurements is a good one. here's the link: decorating pouch. i'm really getting anxious about doing things in the house. i just haven't been able to focus on it lately. and speaking of decorating, has anyone seen HGTV's summer showdown? i watched the first episode with cynthia rowley and vern yip, and it was really fun! great ideas. i haven't caught it since, but i think i would only watch if it were decorator's that i know i like. i really like both cynthia and vern...see, we're on a first name basis.
i've been procrastinating posting a writing from my journal. so i'll try to make that happen tomorrow. the topic is "instant gratification". i had all these thoughts about it, and journaled about it, and immediately after, felt as if i were supposed to share it here. sometimes when i have that feeling, i fight it for a day or week, or so : )
quite a few of you have commented or emailed asking about my mom. she has undergone several more tests recently, and today will undergo yet another. they still haven't finalized what the plan for her treatment will be. the test today is being done by a thorasic surgeon. i think this test will determine the options for treatment. they've been ruling some things out, and confirming other things and so we still don't know much. she is feeling pretty good, other than getting a little anxious about all the tests and what her future holds. we appreciate your prayers very much. thank you. i'll update as we find out what's next.
i hope that you're able to see the good in this day...that's my goal too. God bless!