Thursday, May 30, 2013

Road Trip/Hike…

This last Sunday Josh and I decided to go on a hike/take a road trip. : )

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This was the trail down to the beach…

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A very impressive bridge!

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The beach… I love this pic.

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Okay! So Josh is a pain in the rear sometimes, he doesn’t like to have his picture taken. He makes a big fuss and in the end I end up with a ridiculous picture (I have a ton of them). Well I decided after many attempts to do a pic with him to just do a self portrait. And what does Josh do, he photo bombs me! What a butt.

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So I made him do a pic with me, ridiculous face or not.

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Love this pic of him. : )

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Now a couple of pic’s from the bridge.

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And on the Road!

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There were so many pretty farms. : )

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I saw this house and right about when I take the pic my camera started to go to sleep so I almost missed it! I need to lengthen the time before my camera shuts itself off.

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Then we stopped in at a Fort on the Island.

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So the hall ways that you can walk through are pretty dark and some of them are pitch black. We of course did not have a flashlight so decided to stick to the lighter halls. Well my oh so brave husband was a bit freaked out by the dark halls and crevasses. At one intersection he ran by the dark part. On another path we had to walk through a dark part to get to another light part, so I started to walk through. I get out and my husband had disappeared. But don’t worry, he was okay, he left his poor, defenseless, wife alone in the dark, turned around and went back out the way he came. Couldn’t believe it. His punishment for leaving me alone is me telling everyone the story! ; )

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You can kinda see the dark holes in some of the pic’s.

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The Lighthouse. : )

Looking down the awesome spiral staircase.

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Looking out the top of the light house.

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Coolest house EVER! I really, really, really want to live there!

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Have a great weekend! : )

Friday, May 24, 2013

Me and My Camera…

This is how I look a lot of the time. Eyes viewing the world through my lens. : )

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There is no art form I love more than photography.

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Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Rustic Soup…

A few weeks ago I made a rustic bean and kielbasa sausage soup. Josh even liked it, and he doesn’t usually like soup. I thought I would share the “recipe”, however there really isn’t a recipe, I just kinda made it up. So here is my best guess at what I did! : D If you have any questions please feel free to ask.

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I used a 12 bean mix (soaked overnight)

6 cups of water

1 kielbasa sausage

2 medium carrots

                                                      3 large white mushrooms

half an onion

1 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. pepper

The herbs are all optional, but I love lots of herbs in my soup. Plus the herbs is what made it so rustic and homey. : ) You can also increase, decrease or omit certain herbs.

All herbs are dry…

1/2 tsp. thyme

1/2 tsp. rosemary

1/2 tsp. oregano

1/2 tsp. dry basil

1 bay leaf

Directions…..

Rinse the soaked beans then boil them at a rapid boil for 20 min (in your 6 cups of water) and let them cook for another 20 min to half hour till they are tender. Then add all of the ingredients above except the mushrooms. Let the soup simmer for about an hour once it has about 5 min left add the mushrooms to the soup. If you add then sooner they will go mushy.

Serve with some sourdough or artesian bread, then enjoy! : )

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Have a great day! : )

Friday, May 17, 2013

A Birthday….

Today is my lil sis’s birthday! : ) She is 17! Still hard to believe, feels like I was just 17.

Well a few weeks ago she had me do a shoot of her and a horse she rides (Meeka). So here is what I got….

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Sadly, it was a very sunny day, and it made doing the pic’s kinda hard, lots of shadows. : ( But For the most part I think they look okay.

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I love this one! : )

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Happy Birthday Little sis. : ) Love ya!

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Photoshop…

Photoshop. The scariest/coolest editing program I have used. Right now I am still learning and am loving finding peoples Photoshop actions.
Here are some Free Photoshop Actions I have been using. : )
Before any editing…
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After using Wish Wish Three
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Before and After using Seventies Action
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Before and After Faded Day
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