Friday, May 27, 2011

{pretty, happy, funny, real} on May 26

Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life


{happy}

Here is a shot of the morning of my birthday - flowers picked for me, fresh cinnamon buns from the bakery, and what you can't see is coffee brewing in the background :) It was a happy day indeed, spent with my 2 favourite people. And I just have to say that I got a most wonderful birthday present from my husband - Pride and Prejudice!!! With Colin Firth of course!!




{real}

In honour of Arden's first birthday, we planted an apple tree in our back 40. It's a heritage brand called "Wealthy" and is supposed to be a good all-round eating and baking apple. The poor tree is surrounded by piles of brush and junk wood and scrap metal and weeds . . . but sometimes you just have to plant beauty in the midst of it all!





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~lg

3 comments:

  1. Good luck with your new tree - I hadn't heard of that variety. (not that I'm an apple expert, by any means!)

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  2. sounds like the perfect birthday

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  3. You have to take her picture by the tree every year, so you can chronicle both of them growing. I have a Mother's day tree. I wish I would have thought of trees for my children's birthdays.

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