Sunday, January 2, 2011

Memories, dreams and reflections...

2010 has quickly come to an end, so let's celebrate 2011 by remembering and reflecting on days past...and dreaming of of the future through photography hosted by Ashley Sisk.
1. Me! - picture of yourself (you don't have to show your face). What are you most proud of accomplishing in 2010?
Finding my self again. When I went into motherhood all my desires went away. So I am happy to announce that I some how have managed to be ME and a mom at the same time. phew.
2. I Love You - picture of your husband, boyfriend, children, pets, etc.SONY DSC
I love my husband Cody and my little man Wyatt.
3. Still Laughing... - a moment you're still laughing about now...tell us a story.
wyatt and the bunny ears.This picture was taken by me with Cody's iphone during Easter. Wyatt is not crying because his wearing the ears. he is crying because I took the phone away from him to take this picture. lol.
4. Winter Wonderland - a picture that reflects Winter.
SONY DSC                       first snow of the season.
5. Birthday - share a birthday picture (your own or someone you love). SONY DSC
This is the picture I took this year to represent my birthday... here's Wyatt's 2nd birthday party picture.
I love this picture... I just wish the sun didn't make that stupid shadow. grr...
6.  Friends - a picture with friends (this could be your friends or your children with their friends).
antolpoe island7 here is Tegan and Wyatt hiking in antelope island.
7. I Was Inspired... - could be a picture of your inspiration (person or thing), or inspired by
This is one of the many pictures I took for You-capture. But this one is special because this was when I first decided that I was going to "try" to take pictures for a reason not just because.
8. Spring Fever - a picture that reflects Spring.
Here is Wyatt at my moms house during spring 2010
9. Travel or Vacation - a picture taken on vacation or on a recent travel experience, OR of a place you'd like to travel.
This is Cody and I taking a road trip to wendover (leaving Wyatt for the first time) for our 3rd anniversary.
10. Summer Days - a picture that reflects Summer.
This is my sister Breanne hanging out before the fireworks started in July.
11. A Day In My Life - a picture of a typical day in your life.
When ever it wasn't cold all Wyatt wanted to do was play in his sand box.
12. All Smiles - a picture that makes you smile or of smiling faces.
This is how Wyatt smiles now... A L L the T I M E...
13. Autumn Harvest - a picture that reflects Autumn/Fall.
How about the end of fall?
14. Family - a picture of your family or a picture that represents family for you.
aren't we cute?
15. Celebrate! - a picture that reflects a celebration.
Wyatt celebrating the New Year.
16. Let's Do It Again... - a picture of something you'd like to do again soon.
Five Guys hamburgers... yum!
17. I Miss You - a picture of someone or something you really miss.
My grandparents. We lost my last one this year. I love you Grandma VanderDoes.
18. Beautiful - a picture of someone or something you find beautiful.
I love LOVE this photo! this is up at antelope island.
19. Dress Up - this might be a picture from Halloween or not...but someone who is all dressed up!
My mom dressed up as a witch trick or treating with Wyatt and I.
20. Macro - share your favorite macro image.
This was the first shot I took with my new DSLR camera. love love looove it.
21. Holidays - a picture from the Holiday of your choice.
Watching the Christmas parade.
22. My Favorite - share your favorite picture or memory from 2010.
I just cant get over how much he loved Christmas this year.
23. Don't Ever Change - something you love about yourself, someone, or something that you never want to change.
That's of course going to be Wyatt. I don't ever want him to change.
24. Just Because...So There! - share any picture (s) that you really want to share, but doesn't fit in any other category. 
one of my favorite photos.
25. Hopes and Dreams - share what you hope to come or dream for 2011. Feel free to share an image of your choice.
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(first pictures in 2011)
My hopes this year are to accomplish the
(I will be hosting a blog hop every Saturday Starting the 8th just for those photos! here's the  Flickr Group for it! Join it today!!)
My dream is to get into a house and have another baby before 2011 ends.


  1. What a wondeful year captured! And, gotta tell you...your 'Beautiful' is stunningly gorgeous; I hope you have that one blown up and framed in your home!

  2. Oh my goodness, your birthday picture! A-mazing!!

  3. Oh oh oh I love Spring and Travel and All Smiles!! They are all really great choices though :D

  4. Great photos. I love your winter and beautiful photos.

  5. Your pictures are amazing! Since I'm just a rookie, I was wondering, are those all SOOC or do you sharpen/edit them in any way? Just trying to improve my quality and thought I'd ask a pro! ;)

  6. Your boy is gorgeous. You captured his personality well.

  7. Great self portrait! Very sassy! I love your pink leaf macro!!

  8. Your friends and beautiful shots are my favorites! Happy 2011 to you!

  9. Great year and photos! I lovet the winter one. Hope you have a Happy New Year!

  10. I love that "All Smiles" and "Family" shot but that macro is so pretty! You've got a great eye!
    Happy new year!

  11. This entire post was simply wonderful - entirely too many pictures for me to love. I hope you have an incredible 2011 - I can't see what to see what will come out of your camera. :)

  12. Your photography is beautiful and has really grown this year!!! Be sure to check out my blog post from last night :-)


  13. I love your "Friends" picture, what gorgeous sun flare!

  14. Those just kept getting better and better and better as I scrolled down! I LOVE the shot of the two candles - very raw and cool!

  15. So many wonderful memories!! I just love the pic of the boys hiking and you/your hubby holding hands. They are so sweet. I look forward to following along with you in 2011.

  16. Love love your pics! You and I have the same dream girl! Oh, and joined your flickr group!

  17. Looooove all of your photos! Thanks for sharing! I'll be sure to check you out on Saturdays for your blog hop!
    Happy New Year! Jessica

  18. Beautiful Autumn Harvest pic!! (I took similar photos this Fall.. do you live in WA??) he he...

    and the one of Wyatt with the hat... his eyes are gorgeous!

    I love your fire hydrant picture too... fabulous!!

  19. Summer days and "beautiful" are my favs!! You have tons of good ones though! Really enjoyed reading it!

  20. WOW!! These are all so great. I love this.

  21. I love your "Friends" picture, what gorgeous sun flare!

  22. Those just kept getting better and better and better as I scrolled down! I LOVE the shot of the two candles - very raw and cool!


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