Photo Finish 22: Make a Wish

Friday, May 30, 2014 by
Wishing Star | Photo Finish | personallyandrea.com
When Miss P was little we used to play a game of trying to catch dandelion seeds as they blew through the air.  She called them wishing stars, and if you could catch one you got to make a wish.

As adults we do yearly battle with these weeds and work hard to keep them out of our lawns and manicured public

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Photo Finish 21: Baby Toes

Friday, May 23, 2014 by
Photo Finish | Newborn Baby Toes | personallyandrea.com
Hey friends, it’s finally Friday, and here’s your photo finish.  As promised, it’s a tiny peek from a newborn shoot we did last weekend with AB Photography.  This little girl was so beautiful and precious, and dreamy…once she finally settled down to sleep!  And those little newborn feet…really, what is there to say?  It's one of my favourite things to photograph in a newborn shoot.  Aren’t they just perfect?  Who knows where these tiny toes will walk someday?  Hopefully wherever her dreams will take her.
Hoping you are walking wherever your dreams are taking you today.  Have an awesome weekend.

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Planting a Container Herb Garden with Kids

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by
Plant a Container Herb Garden | personallyandrea.com
Hey there friends, what have you all been up to now that May is in the home stretch?  We're continuing to plough through home renovations, and we are bidding adieu to the play structure from our backyard, in hopes of having a longer ice rink in the backyard next winter.  I had a photo shoot for a beautiful newborn which you'll see a peek of on Photo Finish soon.  And Personally Junior and I planted a container herb garden.

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Photo Finish 20: Pear Blossom Piano Keys

Friday, May 16, 2014 by
Pear Blossoms & Keyboard | Photofinish | personallyandrea.com
Wow…20.  Seems like it should be a bit of a milestone, doesn’t it.  But what even is 20 out of 52 weeks?  No idea.  We’ll just call it this week’s photo finish.

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Mid-May: High Notes & Low Notes

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 by
Pansies | personallyandrea.com


So it’s mid-May and here are few notes on the simultaneous highs and lows of life.  No craftiness, DIY or fancy stuff happening in the kitchen.  Life is full and the days are bittersweet.  So just a bit of a week recap with a few things happening in my little sphere.

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Photo Finish 19: Magnolia Field

Friday, May 9, 2014 by
Photo Finish 19 | Magnolia | personallyandrea.com
Well I took my friend up on an invitation to check out the garden centre.  She had hosted a lovely perennial exchange on Sunday so we were in the gardening mood.  But as we were walking around I’m pretty sure the temperatures were headed towards freezing, it was seriously overcast and windy and on the verge of raining.  Good times. 

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Homemade Cinnamon Spiced Granola

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 by

Recipe for homemade cinnamon spiced granola stored in mason jars with a chalkboard label lid and printable recipe card.


Cinnamon Spiced Homemade Granola | personallyandrea.com


Well it’s back to the kitchen for this post, but this time something that’s crazy good for you and also addictively delicious.  Would you have guessed it was granola?  I don’t know if it’s the cinnamon spice that puts this over the top, plus the awesome crunch factor, but this has become a must-have in my kitchen. 

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Photo Finish 18: Elora Streetscape

Friday, May 2, 2014 by
Elora Streetscape | Bia Carrato
Well TGIF and welcome May!  Today I have a treat for me and for you.  Because it was my birthday this week I decided to give myself a little Photo Finish holiday and bring you a guest posting instead.  So this gorgeous photo has been kindly contributed by my good friend and photography partner Bia.  She has a fabulous eye for capturing landscapes, streetscapes and architecture, and never misses an opportunity to have her camera out.  This photo was taken a week ago in Elora, Ontario.  Wouldn’t you just love to wander down this street and poke your head into all the little shops?  This looks like the beginning of a perfect day to me.  And if you like this photo you should head over to Bia’s instagram, browse through and then follow her for a steady stream of this kind of prettiness. 
Thanks so much Bia.  And thank you bloggy friends for coming by.  I hope you all have a fantastic Friday!

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