Saturday, December 31, 2011

2011 in Pictures

I perfected my golfball stacking skills. ;)


Visited Ohia and played many games of Candyland with my little cousins.

I purchased my first SLR camera.

I discovered Chai frappuccinos...

I painted a chalk board on my wall and got hooked on the BBC Robin Hood series (my little brother made a whole Lego set).

I saw fireworks with friends and family on the 4th of July and drank many mini slurpees on 7/11/2011.

(clearly had some fun with my nails. ;)

Drank Izzes, ate burgers, had a picnic...just summer stuff. :) The highlight: I got my permit! Oh, I bought a pair of TOMS too.

Made a trip to Washington and Oregon to visit my oldest brother, see some friends, visit my aunt and uncle, and meet a new little cousin!

Went to Ohio again, this time played a lot of Memory. Also got my Macbook!

Turned 16!!!

Had a wonderful Christmas with both of my older brothers home and my grandma also came out to visit. Christmas post to come. ;)

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas Eve! Hoping you all have a blessed Christmas! 

I'm off to make cookies!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Christmas, Christmas, Christmas!

Only 5 days 'til Christmas! :D

I bought my first lens (other than the kit lens) last week! My beautiful 28-75mm F2.8 lens to capture all the Christmasy goodness!

 Bokeh love... :D

 Look out after Christmas for some jewelry I'll be posting (and plenty photos of course. ;).

Merry Christmas!

Friday, November 25, 2011

Random Update

I've been visiting family in California for Thanksgiving, heading home this evening. :)

This has been floating around Pinterest for a while...

And I decided that there needed to be on that says "How do people make it through life without a brother" to counter it. So that's what this post is really for. ;-)

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Fall Photography Challenge - Day 7

A single red maple leaf for the final day of the photography challenge.

See day 6 here.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Fall Photography Challenge - Day 4

Fallen maple leaves.

See day 3 here.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Fall Photography Challenge - Day 3

A pretty autumn sunset. :)

See day 2 here.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Dangling Pearl Drop Earrings

I whipped these up yesterday with some Swarovski pearls that I got for my birthday. 

Fall Photography Challenge - Day 1

Scottish Gal is hosting a fall themed photography challenge at her blog, Discovering Nature Behind My Lens. Here's my entry for day 1.

I miss these maple leaves...

Saturday, November 12, 2011


Look, it's meee! Being behind the camera I don't believe you've ever seen dad took command of my camera for these.
Chocolate cake....oh how I love this stuff...
My little bro, he approves. :D
More cake! This is the fail birthday cake. It came out crumbly so it was hard to frost...hehe, it kind of fell apart. BUT IT STILL TASTED AMAZING! Ahem. :D

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Happy November!

With October over and all the autumn loveliness washed away by the snow I can't help but post another photo from my trip East...the trees were gorgeous there. This photo was a beautiful sight to these eyes of mine that have been looking upon brown trees...

And you may notice the logo change...

And this is my beautiful MacBook. I've had it for about a month. He's so sleek.

Now...I'm off to work on an insane project that I don't have to do, a.k.a. NaNoWriMo. I made even more insane by not deciding to do it until the last minute....meaning 5 days into it. :P

Looking forward to an awesome week, my 16th birthday is on Wednesday!!!

Happy November! {be it 6 days late}

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Remnants of Autumn

a.k.a Look, the "Snow's Melting!" or "In Which I Post More Photos Instead of Writing a Real Post!" :D

A week ago we got out first substantial snow. It kind of stole my autumn. All of the pretty leaves are gone. But I've still gotten some good pictures. And then it snowed again yesterday. All except the last of these photos are from the day after the first snow though. :)

This is the same tree that was pictured in my last post...he's just bare now.

The afternoon sun through some trees...

Evidence of snow! 

Wet aspen leaves.

And this one I took on my trip last month.

Hope you're all having a wonderful week! Tomorrow's Friday...then the weekend!