Sunday, July 31, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....with my guys!

Name: Michelle
Location: Illinois, USA

"I am...enjoying this summer evening with my guys but scared to flash forward to when this really does happen!" - Michelle


For now, DAD  powered driving is best! {smile}

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....with a happy girl

Name: Tanis
Location: Canada

"My daughter has special needs and last summer when we tried to go she was quite upset and it ended in tears from both me and Melia. I thought we would try again and I am so happy that she actually enjoyed it this year- for the most part. Look at that smile!" - Tanis

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....by achieving!

 Name: Melissa
Location: Minnesota, USA

"After the birth of my 3rd child by c-section 5 months ago, I set a goal to run a marathon in 2015.  This is a picture of my husband and I finishing our first race- 4 miles, and the first step in our marathon quest.  Even though I finished last, the achievement of even finishing is something that I'm incredibly proud of.  Our next race is in a few weeks and I couldn't be more excited!" - Melissa

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....Go CARDS!

Name: Lauren
Location: Missouri, USA

"Summer is Cardinal baseball in the hot STL heat. Go Cards!" - Lauren

Saturday, July 30, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....with a little toss

Name: Kati
Location: Kansas, USA

"Sometimes all you need is a little toss from a friend to get your feet, er self, wet!" - Kati

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....with traditions

 Name: Patti
Location: Michigan, USA

"Beach day - a yearly tradition with my nieces.  We go the 1st Friday that we are all out of school for the summer." - Patti

Friday, July 29, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....lake style

Name: Jen
Location: Texas, USA

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....roses in full bloom

Name: Elisana
Location: New York, USA

"I am enjoying summertime by appreciating the beauty and scent of the roses in full bloom at the neighbor's garden, since I haven't been able to keep my plants alive for long..." - Elisana

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....little ones helping

Name: Christy
Location: Utah, USA
"How hubby gets it done. Mowing the lawn with my daughter on his shoulders. Summer work gets done better with little ones helping out." - Christy

Thursday, July 28, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....at the rodeo

 Name: Leah
Location: Montana, USA

"We dressed our 4 month old son in a Wrangler onesie and cowboy hat before heading to the rodeo last weekend to cheer on two of his uncles.. This photo of him just melts my heart!" - Leah

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....on call!!

Name: Heather
Location: Texas, USA

Nothing is better than work calling you & telling you NOT to come in! Extra time with the family in the sun, at a waterpark with our new church....yes, please & thank you!" - Heather

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....rain and my sun dress

Name: Samantha
Location: Wales, UK

"In Wales it rains. A lot. I don't let that put me off enjoying my sun dress in the garden though." - Samantha

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....with my kids home!

Name: Michelle
Location: Washington, USA

"All four of our children were home for a couple weeks during the summer.  I love it when we’re all together as a family!" - Michelle

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....babies and bubbles

Name: Janae
Location: Idaho, USA

"My nieces and nephews are simply irresistable to take photos of. And bubbles makes it a fun photoshoot for me and for them!" - Janae

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

August - photo challenge

The Theme for August is a PHOTO CHALLENGE! I will be sharing 31 days of what I see through my camera lens with a new theme each day. I'd love to have you jump in and participate. You can submit YOUR photos to be shared for a particular day/theme (see list below) or sit back and enjoy mine!

Day 1 - photo of yourself
Day 2 - photo of something you own in your favorite color
Day 3 -  fun with chalk
Day 4 - morning photo
Day 5 - photo of a favorite nook/space in your home
Day 6 - photo of yourself working
Day 7 - photo out your kitchen window
Day 8 - What you wore today
Day 9 - photo of a shadow
Day 10 - photo of our shoes
Day 11 - a favorite activity
Day 12 - photo of your hands or family hands
Day 13 - something you have made
Day 14 - a favorite treat
Day 15 - something that makes you cry
Day 16 - photo with a friend
Day 17 - photo of your night
Day 18 - photo of a relative
Day 19 - a place you go often
Day 20 - your current love (spouse or significant other)
Day 21 - A photo using reflection (mirror/glass,etc)
Day 22 - getting ready for the day
Day 23 - photo of someone walking
Day 24 - an architectural feature in your home
Day 25 - something old
Day 26 - something new
Day 27 - something borrowed
Day 28 - something blue
Day 29 - photo of sunlight
Day 30 - black and white photo
Day 31 - rainbow of colors photo

It's fun to snap photos just for fun and that is what August is all about. As summer winds down and school begins again, have a little fun with your camera! 

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....at the park

Location: Washington State, USA

"Up here in WA state we haven't gotten to summer yet really. So when its actually bearable we go out and have fun. My 8 year old took this of Me (in black) My hubby and his sister playing at the park. :) We love to have a good time." - Schona

Monday, July 25, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....the simple things

Name: Christy
Location: Utah, USA
"Splashing and playing in the kitchen sink with my baby girl. I love how kids make you slow down and enjoy the simple things in life. Summer time + any kind of water = Perfection." - Christy

Sunday, July 24, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....being married

 Name: Kassi
Location: Arizona, USA

"I am enjoying summer by FINALLY marrying my best friend!" - Kassi

Saturday, July 23, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....drinks & slushies

Name: Katri
Location: Utah, USA

"From 2-4 Sonic Drive-in has the best thing imaginable, half-priced drinks and slushes. My roommates and I will go at least weekly. It definitely brightens up our summer :)" - Katri

Friday, July 22, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....sleeping in

Name: Char
Location: Utah, USA

"Summertime means no alarms, sleeping in, and watching SpongeBob in mom's bed." - Char

Thursday, July 21, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....at the ball field

Name: Jan
Location: California, USA

"In the summer we go to ballgames, lots of ballgames, both major and minor league.  This is the California half of my family, the rest are in NC." - Jan

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....taking photos

Name: Janae
Location: Idaho, USA

"I'm always trying to find something or somewhere new to take photos of my lil' babies. Chalk can be completely different everytime, but all in your own backyard!" - Janae

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....blanket under the sun

Name: Christy
Location: Utah, USA

"Enjoying the yummy smell of my baby girl outside on a blanket together. We love to lay together outside, looking at the sunny sky and playing with my other 2 kids. Summer time fun at it's best!" - Christy

Monday, July 18, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....trip to London

Name: Jennifer
Location: Utah, USA

"My daughter and I in front of The Globe Theater in London." - Jennifer

Saturday, July 16, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....bonding

Name: Andrea
Location: Indiana, USA

"I am thoroughly enjoying watching our 3 children bond.  I am seeing it proven over and over again that family is defined more by love than by blood." - Andrea

Friday, July 15, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....polka dots and the pool

Name: Julie
Location: Idaho, USA

"Enjoying the summer in her new pool!  She loves it!" - Julie

Thursday, July 14, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....on the river

Name: Megan
Location: Ohio, USA

"We have been enjoying the rivers and lakes of Ohio by inflatable boat.  It is beautiful and we always see some neat wildlife!" - Megan

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....on the swing set

Name: Christy
Location: Utah, USA

"We love to be outside in the summer playing on our swing set. I captured this picture one day when my son was spinning around on the tire swing. Simple pure fun." - Christy

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....with my girlfriends

Name: Wendy
Location: Wisconsin, USA

"What I love about summertime is being able to travel and do overnight trips with girlfriends.  It's always wonderful to get out of  the house and see a different part of the world!" - Wendy

Monday, July 11, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....cheering my heart out

Name: Becky
Location: Arizona, USA

"This Summer = Swim team and weekly swim meets and cheering our hearts out for our little ones embarking on this new adventure." - Becky

Sunday, July 10, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....in the sand

Name: Megan
Location: Utah, USA

"Sometimes you have to just let them play. No matter how big the mess will be when they are done." - Megan

Saturday, July 9, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....chasing my toddler

Name: Claire
Location: Amman, Jordan

" My 11 month old daughter is a bundle of energy. Summer means continuing to go on our daily field trips and now also me running after her." - Claire

Friday, July 8, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....super hero style

Name: Christy
Location: Utah, USA

"My son and his friend enjoying the summer sun together. What better way then to imagine the day away super hero style?! This is my son to a "T". He has so much energy and keeps summer entertaining!" - Christy

Thursday, July 7, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....sparklers

Name: Jennifer
Location: West Virgina, USA

"Sparkler illumination via timer, long exposure and energetic daddy " - Jennifer

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Summer Photo Checklist

Rebecca from Simple as That has a fun Summer PHOTO checklist! She is sharing the free download. Run over there and snag one! 

Rebecca says it is a "handy checklist of photo ideas & photography prompts {50 to be exact} to give you a little jumpstart on recording those memories!"

It's just perfect for July's theme of sharing 1 moment from how you are celebrating Summer! Thanks Rebecca
 

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....good ole' USA

Name: June
Location: Utah, USA

"This is a picture of my daughter and our family friend Rachel who was visiting us from New Zealand.  The day before the big parade in Provo, we took this picture of the girls in one of the front yards on the parade route.  As much as she loves being a Kiwi from NZ, she absolutely loved America and especially enjoyed the 4th of July!!  After living abroad for 7 years, we came home from living in New Zealand and Australia and were very aware of how blessed we are to live in the good ole' USA!
 
Rachel & Lindsey - friends from across the ocean, reuniting for a summer in Utah" - June

Monday, July 4, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....with silly kids

Name: Robin
Location: Texas, USA

"This is what you get when you tell kids to make a silly face!  Each child's interpretation of silly is so unique and fun and that’s what summer is about; making your own unique memories and having loads of fun while doing so!" - Robin

Saturday, July 2, 2011

I am enjoying SUMMERTIME....in the pool

Name: Kristine
Location: Utah, USA

"My baby girl and me. This is how we are embracing our HOT Summer this year; with lots of dips in the water." - Kristine

Friday, July 1, 2011

July - Enjoying Summer!

"OH what do you do in the Summertime when all the world is green?" 

Are you traveling, relaxing, playing, swimming, hiking, camping, sipping lemonade on the porch....


 catching fireflies, relaxing in the sun, reading, going to a drive in movie, etc. 


Submit a snapshot of 1 moment you have captured this summer and share it! 

I'd love to see what "Summer" looks like in your neck of the woods! 


To get you in the Summertime mood how about a little Faith Hill - Sunshine Summertime

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