Monday, August 23, 2010

Goal #1

Take More Pictures. Check.

This past weekend, I was finally able to purchase a new camera. I went with the Nikon 3000. After much research, a million questions to my sister in-law and other photographer friends (and maybe a tantrum because the D90 was too expensive…) I decided this would be a good entry level camera to get me started- and I must say, I’m super impressed!  I’m still learning how to use it, but I had a chance to play with it a bit this weekend around the house.  So here are some pieces of our weekend!

We might as well own stock in Dunkin Donuts 

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I added a little heart to my collection (the turquoise one):

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And rearranged the shelf my grand-daddy made:

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Sweet Lucy:

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Office still life (you know, instead of cleaning it…):

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Ryan made the most amazing barbecue chicken pizza! (Lucy followed him around waiting for him to drop something)

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Updated our mantle display:

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Wore a pretty vintage scarf and dress to church:

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Lucy waited:

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And made a yummy italian dinner of spaghetti, tossed salad, and garlic bread:

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The perfect way to end the weekend:

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How was your weekend?

xo,

Chels

6 comments:

vintagewithatwist said...

Lucy is so cute and fluffy, I just love her!
great photos, looks like your camera is amazing! and I'm super jealous, I am still saving for mine :p

Sam said...

how exciting! i want a DSLR camera so badly. yours takes great photos!

lauren verity said...

you're making me hungry! those donuts and pasta look so good!!! my weekend was very similar... donuts {a must when garage saleing} on saturday morning, then the bf and i had "date night" in our backyard. i set up a little picnic on the grass and made us some yummy salmon! i wished i wouldn've taken pictures too!

RedDirtRevival said...

Leah, keep saving! you'll love it!

Thanks, Sam! I highly recommend doing your research and saving up for one. They're great.

Lauren that sounds like such an awesome little date night! Our new tradition is making a pizza and watching a movie that one of us wants the other to see. For instance, this week we watched "Gone baby, Gone" because Ryan likes it and really wanted me to see it! It's so fun!

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Nans said...

Seeing pictures of your weekend (taken with your AWESOME new camera!) made me miss you guys a whole freakin lot. Are you ready to move yet? Oh and bring some of that bbq chicken pizza with you too.