20 June 2012

{thankful} in photos.

While I was on the train to Portland a few weeks ago, my phone decided to die.
Super convenient for a mother of three who has just left her children behind and whose husband forgot his phone at home. 
You might think I was super bummed, being the crazy social media lady I am.
But. It was nice to have a little break from constant connectedness and it was also all the inspiration
my husband needed to get me an iPhone for my birthday.
I love him and his non-techy ways and how he indulged something he doesn't really care much about.
I am in love with the camera+ app and instagram, obviously.
So this week, I'm thankful for a new shiny phone and all the fun photos that come with it, and all the things in those photos that show a little bit of the life I am blessed to be in.









birthdays, trips to the park, brother bath time, poolside hangouts, dance parties,
cheesecake bars, fresh summer smoothies, free sandals and a gorgeous evening sky.
life is good.

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What are you thankful for this week?
Link up your stories of gratitude - big or small,
through blessings, difficult times, time with ones you love,
finished projects, a special treat... whatever makes your heart glad this week,
we want to hear about it!





a punk, a pumpkin and a peanut

linking up with camiheathersarah and julia






(have you entered the Shabby Apple giveaway yet?)

11 comments:

  1. Love the pics Carina. I posted this week about needed to get better about putting down that blasted phone, but I am thankful for it too. Who's b-day was it?

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  2. What timing for your phone dying!!! But seriously awesome to get an iPhone out of it!! I am a tad bit jealous!! (but mostly for the camera ;) ) I am liking those sandals!! They work so well for being up in the PNW! Goodness- those cheesecake bars- recipe?!?! They look amazing!!! love the cloud shot. And all the sweet shots of your little men :) Thank you for sharing! Linking up (with my own linkup!!) :) Thankful this week for: getting to do jelly beans instead of that orange stuff for the glucose test, my amazing husband being there so many times lately even just in a hug, bright orange nail polish just for fun, and, time with my family. <3

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  3. Carina, I am trying to add the thankful link at the bottom of my blog, and it won't work :S

    Laura

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  4. yay for the phone upgrade:) love all of your instagram photos! my favorite is the one of all of your little super heros in the kitchen... precious. thanks for linking up! happy thursday!

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  5. Ohmygoooosh I LOVE YOUR PHOTOS :) You have done a beautiful job taking them. What a beautiful life you live <3
    What is in that mason jar? Looks deliciousssss
    Happy Thankful Thursday <3

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  6. Oh man... I LOOOVE Instagram!!! Such a fun addiction! :)

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  7. Love the photos! Your family is so beautiful!...and nice sandals! Free is the BEST price!

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  8. Happy {belated} Birthday!

    I'm starting to be bitten by the iPhone bug. It's going to take me quite awhile to cave in though. I just can't get over how nice of pictures it takes. That's the draw for me.

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  9. sorry about your phone but happy you got a shiny new one for your birthday!

    it is kind of nice to be unplugged sometimes for an extended period of time, isn't it...?!

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  10. Is he dancing in his Spiderman costume? If so...awesome.

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