5.03.2012

embrace the camera: 5/3/12



and i felt the need to reminisce.  it may or may not be because i forgot to take a picture this week.
whatev.

with each day that passes it's bittersweet for me.
i love watching olive grow...but knowing it's my last baby makes me want to stop the growing too!
stay a tiny baby forever, please.

here i was at about 20 weeks prego with olive:

and then 37 weeks prego with olive:
seeing that picture makes me realize why people stopped and stared at me in stores.
i mean, that is a HUGE belly under there.

and a few of my favorites with her outside the belly :)

she is just like a little, edible, monkey.
for reals y'all...i can't contain myself and all the kissing i do on this babe.
rebecca from simple as that made up a really fun "embrace the camera" photo checklist.
just another way to encourage you moms to get in front of the camera.
if you're thinking---i don't know what kind of photos to take with my kids, well here ya go:
now you have no excuse.
so get on it mamas...get in a photo or 2 this week!
your turn, lovelies!
here's the nitty gritty on embrace the camera:
1. take a picture of YOU with your kids, spouse, friends, etc. the point of embrace the camera is to get in front of the camera and to document a bit of yourself.
2. link up your POST, not your blog, that way we can see your embrace post.
3. link back to our blog by a text link or using our button in your post.
4. and lastly, have fun and visit each other!
leave each other lots of love---it's not easy to get in front of the camera---bravo to all of you who join us every week! your family will thank you for it one day :)

22 comments:

  1. Olive is a baby that can always put a smile on my face!!!

    Thanks for the great embrace ideas too =)

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  2. A little? edible? monkey?

    Ummm... okay.

    :) My little one is probably our last baby, too. I feel ya. I think, too, when you have your last baby and your oldest is old enough for you to realize how *quickly* time is gonna fly... it's all the more poignant.

    Or something deep like that :)

    Olive is a LOVE - that's for sure!

    ~Jacci in Ohio (mrsmogun)

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  3. Olive is such a little blessing! Doesn't hurt that she's completely adorable to go along with it :)

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  4. As someone who has never been pregnant, that second picture makes me a little bit nervous :) How great though that you have those memories in picture form!
    xx,
    Kate at ummmnowwhat.blogspot.com

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  5. Such sweet photos, as usual! And thank you for posting that list of ideas- it will definitely come in handy. Have a great day! (O:

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  6. I could squeeze Olive's cheeks all day long!

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  8. yes jacci, a little edible monkey.

    don't you know they are all the rage in florida?

    ;)

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  9. she is the cutest thing Emily! thanks so much for sharing my checklist. :)

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  10. Oh my WORD... how adorable! :) love those pics!

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  11. Awesome ideas! I'm going to start checking off that list :)

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  12. Loving that checklist....and little miss Olive too =)

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  13. Your little Olive is a.dor.able!!!

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  14. Love the checklist and all the pictures of the cutest.baby.girl.ever! Your torpedo tummy is entertaining too :)

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  15. Although I always love reading your posts, your words are that much sweeter when "Holocene" by Bon Iver is playing on your playlist.

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  16. seriously could she be any cuter with those cheeks!!

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  17. Do you like that baby sling? What brand is it, I like the fabric. Thanks :)

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  18. She is the blog baby of the year that's for sure! She could not be any cuter!!!

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  19. Adorable. Especially her in the sling!

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  20. Hi there, I'm new here. Happy to be your newest follower. Love this link up. Your lil Olive is precious. LOVE her name. I love any and all old vintage names. SO excited to read more here. Thanks for the link up.

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  21. Your pregnancy photos made me chuckle! You're so cute and tiny and BAM! Baby Bumperoo! SO cute. :) Now I wanna be pregnant again.... lol

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