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I opened my email tonight to a H U G E surprise – VSCO grid curators chose one of my photos to feature in the daily grid!  If you don’t use VSCO, you have no idea what I’m talking about, but VSCO is the only photo editing app that I use on my iPhone and I have a good number of their Lightroom presets as well.  They pick some amazing images to feature and I am completely flattered (and excited) that I had an image chosen!  Check out the page here to see the other amazing and beautiful images!vscogrid1

10 on 10 { Dec 2014 }

Ten on Ten once again!!  Boy I have been a very bad blogger!  I just realized my last post was 10 on 10 LAST MONTH (eeks!).  I Must do better!  I am a solid month behind on posting my Fat Mum Slim challenge photos and have certainly taken photos of life happenings in the last month.  Oy!

Anyhoo, I had a great time running around on Saturday snapping photos here and there along with some time at home getting the final touches of holiday to-dos done!  Oh how I just love the holidays!

Vintage sleds – just like I used to have as a kid – outside a great antiques shop here in e-town
Beach grasses – it was cooooold and windy by the lake today too!
Some evergreen at the most adorable tree stand near the firehouse on Chicago Ave
El train details
Rolling waters on the shore – many shades of gray in the winter (boo)
Christmas cards – addressed and ready to hit the post
The most lovely vintage pillow cover (never knew these existed) reading “Good Night”
Stars on my gold tree (yes… I have a gold tree and I love it!)
Sculpture on the Nature Boardwalk in Lincoln Park – met some instagrammers there for loads of photos
Then headed off to Lincoln Park Zoo lights … soooo many people in there!


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December 11, 2014 - 8:35 am

kari - You have such a keen eye for texture. Beautiful images!

December 11, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Talia - Love the beach grass photos and the black and white one of the evergreen – my favs. All so beautiful though. :)

December 11, 2014 - 6:35 pm

Mckenzie - Beautiful photos! I love every single one!

December 11, 2014 - 10:07 pm

admin - Thank you so much Kari!

December 11, 2014 - 10:08 pm

admin - Thank you Talla!

December 11, 2014 - 10:08 pm

admin - Thank you so much Mckenzie!

10 on 10 { Nov 2014 }

Back on track for the 10 on 10 challenge – 10 photos on the 10th day of the month!  I will confess, I did my hourly photos yesterday – much better options than office blah.  So here’s Sunday fun day.

Pumpkin bread and tea
A glass of milk – can’t go a day w/out one
New fall/winter plantings in the outdoor pots
Fun mural spotted on the side of Smiley Brothers
Holiday decor is out in the stores
Portrait shoot at Northwestern’s campus
Spotted a little graffiti under the El – love spotting these things
Red ivy { heart }
My fun new hat { thank you Target! }
Ended the night with some photo editing


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November 11, 2014 - 10:30 am

silvia - I love your photos, specially red ivy.

November 13, 2014 - 10:57 pm

admin - Thank you