Wednesday, February 18, 2009

12 of 12 pics

For more information about twelve-of-twelve, go to Susan's website.

12 of 12 for February. Nothing too exciting this month.

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The state of my sink that morning. Yes, I know, FlyLady says never leave anything in the sink overnight, but these were clean, just air drying.

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Our flowers have taken off in the back yard.

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My babysittin' babe's stylin' shoes. She is all about the style.

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The song I've been teaching myself on the piano. I. Love. This. Song. It's a little too high for me if I sing it in one octave but a little too low for me in another. I'm gonna video myself doin' it anyway cuz I am all about breakin' the rules.

No, not really.

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This is where I fold laundry. This is where laundry ends up staying sometimes 2, 3 days at a time. I'm not perfect.

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Just for kicks, Danny is collecting every rubber band he finds and storing it on/in this ball. It's become an obsession. He even has the kids stealing rubber bands to help him. Ethan calls them 'band-aids.'

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Dan's latest puzzle. He gets obsessed with these too.

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The required self-portrait. Did you know I take about 800 of these before I find one I'm happy with? Did you know I totally photoshop out my zits? True story. I ought to photoshop myself fuller lips. (I actually don't have anything even close to photoshop.)

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Once I started taking pictures of myself, Little Prince #3 wanted in on the action. He wanted to make sure I caught his Turtle shirt on film. There you go buddy. Cowabunga.

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We worked on Valentines the eve of the 12th. Do you remember as a kid always folding them and putting them in envelopes? Not any more. They don't even include envelopes in the Valentine boxes any more. Much easier. We stick a piece of candy on them with scotch tape and we're good to go.

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This was Danny's Valentine's present-a CD of all my piano compositions. I taped it live using my digital camera, then just uploaded the audio. It's harsh and in poor quality with tons of reverb and background noise. He Loves It. =)

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Worked with Sean on his Science Fair Project (studying the effect of dyed water on flower petals).

11 comments:

The Bluths said...

Well even though it is touched up, you look gorgeous in that picture!

Christine #2 said...

Beautiful picture, your eyes look amazing.

Yes, my little gal is pretty particular about her duds.

Carrie said...

WOW! You have some seriously gorgeous eyes! I always wanted green eyes, but got the blue ones. My green-eyed sister always said she had "puzzle" eyes when she was little. " )

And Flylady would not approve of my sink or countertop right now AT ALL!!

jinxi~ aka angi said...

Ooo I love science fair time! My kid wants to show off his clothes too... too bad he always closes his eyes for pictures...laffin.
I do the same thing {drying the dishes in the sink at night}
and my dear you are positively radiant.. no photoshop required! :)

Jennifer (jkincolorado) said...

I always love your random 12 of 12 pics. Who sings that song? I want to hear it :)

Amie said...

Jennifer--I seriously need your email address; I always want to comment to the things you say but I don't know how! It's Blue October and it's called "My Never."

And girls, thanks for all your kind comments on my picture! *blush!*

Jennifer (jkincolorado) said...

Hi Amie~
I thought I gave you my email -- I'd LOVE to hear from you. Your blog is one of the best!

Thanks for the song and artist, I'm off to go check it out on youtube.

rbkprincess @ hotmail . com

wittygal said...

Man, I have got to get started on my 12 of 12. Love the pics!!

Christy said...

I love that song! Can't wait to hear you rock it!

Carca said...

I am so glad to see that your laundry doesn't always get put away immediately!!! Everytime I have stopped by your house, it is ALWAYS in perfect order:)

Jenna said...

Your flowers look amazing and I love the self-portrait!