Saturday, 7 May 2011


Ah, yes. Every 4 year old's be a Princess. Addisyn has been Princess crazed lately. Every movie, every dress up item, every board game, every hair accessory. Yes, it all has to be something to do with Princesses. She's definitely not the only one, as I have seen many Mommy's posting on Facebook how their little girls are going through the same thing.
I remember being around her age and all I would dream about was how I would meet a Prince. We would fall in love instantly and even though I was just a plain girl from a small town, he would love me the moment he saw me. We'd get married, and ride in a carriage that was sparkling with diamonds and pulled along by two beautiful white horses. We would live in a beautiful castle and have two beautiful children, one a boy and one a girl, and they would be perfect in every way. Every morning he would kiss me and tell me he loves me, and every night he would kiss me and tell me he loved me again...this was my Princess dream at the age of 5.
Addisyn has expressed how she longs and dreams about the same thing. She wants to meet her Prince and fall in love and live together forever.. I almost caught myself telling her that she'd be lucky if she met a Prince and married him, but then I realized that I am living my fairytale 5 year old dream.
Sure, Jeremy isn't the son of a King, and no we didn't ride in a carriage pulled by two white horses on our wedding day. But he sure is my Prince. And he loved me the moment he saw me and took me for who I am. We don't live in a castle, per say, but it's 'OUR' castle and we are proud that we call it home. We DO have two beautiful children who are absolutely our world, and to us, perfect in every way (a boy and a girl to boot!) He kisses me every morning and night, and tells me he loves me with the same look in his eye as he had when we first met. As I was telling our daughter this, she looked at me and said "I hope I meet my Prince when I get older Mommy..and I hope he's just like Daddy."
And as the story goes, we lives happily ever after <3

This is Addisyn's drawing of Repunzel (from the movie Tangled) with her pet chameleon, Pasqal. She drew this for me after our chat :)

Friday, 6 May 2011

Yay new things!

I got my new camera lense! WOOT! This may not be the least bit exciting to you folks, but it was definitely the highlight of my day :)
After talking about a Canon 50mm camera lense non-stop for a month now, my husband must have thought it was a good idea to get it for me so I'd stop talking about it..because that's just what he did. Early Mother's Day gift for me!!! Best. Husband. Ever. So, this post is short and sweet and kind of boring, but here is a picture taken with my new lense.


Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Cute kids!

I have found that I LOOOOVE taking pictures of kids. Whether they are my own or someone else's, I find that you always get the best pictures from kids. They do so many things that make you smile and make themselves smile, you know that even when it's not posed, the picture will turn out great!
I had the pleasure of goofing around with my camera and capturing the O'Toole kids the other day at Victoria Park in Kitchener. They are SO cute, but definitely a handful! (Just ask their mom!) They were here, there, and everywhere so I am surprised that I got a good shot of either of them..but I did!!! They gave me my workout for the day, so I didn't have to go to the gym, plus they got me more comfortable with taking pictures of things that move reeeaaaalllly fast. LOL!
Watching them run around and enjoy each other, the ducks, the water, and the park was awesome. It put me in such a good mood. It made me with that I was a kid again. No worries, no responsibilities..hey, we all feel like that sometimes I suppose. I remember climbing trees, playing in puddles, and not having a care in the world except what my mom was making for dinner. But being able to capture those moments on camera for their parents was great, and I can't wait to do it again!!

Here's my favourite picture from that day. They are so cute!!! :)