February 25, 2010

Week 45 of 52

Forever In Blue Jeans

I've accepted Carin's challenge, as a Mom, to get back into the picture. The idea is that once a week you take a picture of yourself. Give the camera to your hubby, the kids, the grocer. Who cares? Just pass it off and say, "Cheese." It's that simple. If you'd like you can post your picture on your blog. You can let me know you posted so I can check out your pics. You can check out my previous weeks or Click the button below to add your name to the Linky and take a look at all the others. If you want start fresh for 2010, Carin has a new challenge, "Shoot Me!" Check it out on her blog at Forever in Blue Jeans.

I am missing all of you and hope to be able to get around to visit this week. And dear Carin, I do hope your little man is feeling better. Every day I think I am going to write you a note and let you know that we have been praying for him, but somehow the day comes to an end and I never quite can get to it. We praying for his quick and full recovery.

And now...

Brianna took this first one before I ran to town with Allen on Friday. After a whole post of me sleeping last Thursday we thought we should be sure to get with me vertical this week.

Kaitlin took this one while I was laying out a new quilt I am working on. Which before anyone tells me how impressed they are, you should know that I bought the fabric to make a baby quilt for Aedan. He is going to be seven in April and I am just now getting around to it. As a matter of fact, I had to add the blue and change the design because I had enough fabric for a newborn not someone as tall as Aedan.
Sunday we were so happy to be able to go to worship. Between my migraine and the back to back blizzards we haven't been to church in a number of weeks. This was also the final service our departing Pastor was in. He left on Monday for their new home in Texas. The Pastor had asked a young man from our congregation to take a photo of our family for a scrapbook. I figured as long as we were all in one place and relatively neat and tidy and since I had my camera (yes, I always have my camera in my purse) I might as well have him take one of us for me, too. So here it is. Kaitlin closed her eyes in both shots.
I am including this second picture because I think Elisabeth's eyes are so funny. I have no clue what she was looking at. It is amazing her eyes didn't get stuck that way! Just kidding. Somebody used to say that when I was growing up. Can't remember who.

Love til next week,



  1. The family pics are great.

    Glad to see your vertical again.

  2. So happy you're up and running! I always heard.. 'don't cross your eyes.. or they'll stay that way" growing up. (I tend to be an eye rolling these days.. so now my hubby teases me about it) :)

  3. Glad to see you are up and at 'em. Your daughter and my hubby have the same problems during pictures. Even without the flash he closes his eyes. He makes me tired.

  4. Great pictures. You are one lovely lady with a BEAUTIFUL family.
    Hugs, andrea

  5. Thank you so much for remembering us in your prayers, yes it has been a long recovery. But the good thing is we are all nearly fully recovered. And one really good thing came from it, my little guy had stopped taking naps and now after being so sick he has learned to nap again. I've sure been thinking of you and hoping and praying those migraines go away ans stay away!

    Your pictures are wonderful, hey, your're still working on the quilt and that's what matters. Beautifuly family picture!!!

  6. Aren't you just too cute? You have yourself a precious family there, girl. This Ozarks farm chick is always behind the camera. I took a self pic on one of my giveaway wins that was probably one of the best pics I have of myself. Go figure.

    God bless ya'll from the hills and hollers of the Missouri Ponderosa.

  7. Great pictures!!! And love the quilt!!!

  8. Very nice photos...you look so stylish in that top photo! And congrats on working on that quilt some more! Great family photographs also!

  9. Beautiful Family pics.

    But girl let me tell you, you look Fabulous on that first picture :)

    Love the boots & the Jacket, the hair well girl you just rocked it all lol

    Much Luv

  10. Kat,

    WIshing you lots of love and warmth headed your way soon. I miss hearing from you! So glad to know that you are busy as always and love how cute you always seem to look. Do you ever have a bad picture day?

    Be sure you stop by today for a last minute opportunity to participate in two giveaways for tomorrow.

    Love and Hugs ~ Kat

  11. Nice shots. YOu look great. I can never get everyone to look good in family photos.

  12. Whoops!I guess Mrs. Purks had us laughing too hard...

  13. You are such a fun blogger pal. Your family looks like such a wonderful group too. I can just feel the energy from you through your blogs. Blessings! ~Amy

  14. Your family is adorable. So glad you are feeling a bit better. Love your scarf. You are so pretty.

  15. I loved the comment about the quilt making project. I was digging though my hope chest the other day, and found a quilt top I had started before Fischer was born. He is now 4 and to be quite frank I have no intention of starting any time soon.
    I loved your post, and look forward to next weeks post. Please let Brianna know that I am creating a new button for my blog again. :)

  16. You are so beautiful!!!

    Love the family pictures too. You've got a great looking family!

  17. that first picture of you is so very pretty! Love that scarf! And great family pictures!!

  18. i agree! the family photos are beautiful! and you really look great on the first photo!

    sorry for the late visit!
    u may view mine here

  19. What a lovely family you have!
    I love the quilt, I am in the midst of finishing a quilt too.