December 26, 2013

Day 309-315

Day 309
 I made 20 snowflakes this Christmas with only a couple of them the same pattern.  

Day 310
 Pitt River, BC

Day 311
 Waving Santa high above the traffic.

Day 312
 Reminds me of the lamp post in Narnia.

Day 313
 ♫ Glory streams from heaven above . . . ♫

Day 314
 My great nephew Leighton is a huge 'minion' fan.  
His favourite only has one eye.  He insisted I take a picture of his eye, but just one.

Day 315
Had a significant snowfall overnight and into the early afternoon.  
And then the rain came . . .

December 17, 2013

Days 302-308

Day 302
 Snowflakes on succulent garden.

Day 303
 Looks pretty and just the right amount.

Day 304
 Welcome to my humble abode.

Day 305
 Lavender with a light dusting of the white stuff.

Day 306
 Ornamental grasses bowing low under their icy burden.

Day 307
 Sweet to find Christmas cards in the mailbox.

Day 308
Needing a splash of colour after this cold and snowy week.

December 14, 2013

Days 295-301

Day 295
 Birthday celebration for my dear niece Katherine Mercedes.

Day 296
 Winter beauty.

Day 297
 Paper trees with lighting from Ikea . . . so pretty.

Day 298
 Sweet miniature nativity.

Day 299
 Shhhh . . . don't tell.

Day 300
 Time for another pot of soup.

Day 301
Hello sweet friend . . . thanks for stopping by.

December 13, 2013

Days 288-294

Day 288
 It's a home made Christmas . . .

Day 289
 The neighbour's roof was a popular spot with birds of all kinds today.  
Love this guys polka dot tail.

Day 290
Muppet character trailer hitch spied while out and about.

Day 291
 These little lovelies have already found new homes through Christmas gift exchanges.

Day 292
Unusual cloud formation caught my eye.

Day 293
Christmas cactus close-up . . . such intricate beauty.

Day 294
Red-range berries . . . special winter treats for the birdies.

November 30, 2013

Days 281-287

Day 281
 These lovely orange leaves are but a memory now . . . a week later the tree is bare.  
A late November wind will do that.

Day 282
 A little treasure from the Christmas Craft Sale.

Day 283
Garden angel watching over a last fair rose.

Day 284 
 Kind of an odd way to capture fall colour  . . . in black and white.
I do rather like it though.

Day 285
 I have been using this just about every day for this last week.

Day 286
 Some photo play with the pumpkin shots from a few weeks back.

Day 287
Methinks the blooming will be done before Christmas arrives.  
More buds showing up on the backside though . . . ♥ ♥ ♥

November 20, 2013

Days 274-280

Day 274
 I never get tired of watching these little friends.

Day 275
 The brilliance of the sun refuses to be obscured whether by cloud or evergreen tree.

Day 276
 Leaves down the lane still green in late autumn.

Day 277
 ♫ Rubber ducky, you're the one, you make bath-time so much fun . . . ♫

Day 278
 . . . has many faces . . .

Day 279 
 Soup bones simmering for hours made pretty trails on the window.

Day 280
Little gingerbread snow-boy fridge magnet.

November 12, 2013

Days 267-273

Day 267
 'Twas a perfect day for shooting some autumn colour.

Day 268
 The spirea bush does not normally change colour but this branch decided to dress up fancy and stand out from the crowd.

Day 269
 Sweet boy . . . came for snuggles again.

Day 270
 That comes in green, yellow or red . . . which do you prefer?

Day 271
 Golden glory tree.

Day 272
 A favourite mug with great advice.

Day 273
There will be blooms on the Christmas cactus . . . happy sigh.

November 4, 2013

Days 260-266

Day 260
 Ruffled feathers.

Day 261
 This little mushroom village sprouted up overnight.

Day 262
 A perfect pumpkin at the pumpkin patch.

Day 263
 Beautiful orange Zacky-boy  . . . what are you doing on the kitchen table?

Day 264
 Some leafy stragglers bravely hanging on.

Day 265
 Autumn beauty.

Day 266
The dahlia's were very slow growing this year but are sharing the love long after other's have packed it in for the season.