Monday, May 28, 2012

Picture Me Domestic Contest

A couple weeks ago, as I was taking a minute for myself in between helping at school that morning, regular straightening of the house, getting things ready for Bill's birthday, and preparing for the kids to get home and start the routine of homework, piano practicing, chores, etc, oh and added in picking up Natalie from tennis practice, getting her home to change and back to the school for a band concert, I came across an announcement of a fun contest from Family Ever After.  Rachel from Family Ever After , the sisters from The Letter 4, and Aimee from Its Overflowing, have teamed up to host a "picture yourself" contest called Picture Me Domestic.  Here's Rachel's description of the contest:

PICTURE ME DOMESTIC:
What do you spend your days doing? What do you look like in your home element? We all spend different amounts of time at home, but at some point in the day, we are home. The point of this contest is to challenge yourself to take some fun/creative/interesting pictures of yourself doing what you do best. Or most. Or worst. LOL. We just really want to see you having fun, while attending to your life and daily tasks. So again, your challenge is: 
to take a self portrait somewhere at home. 
 We want to "picture you domestic!"


Rachel shared this post a while ago, okay a year ago, where she took some really cool pictures of herself in her kitchen.  It was actually one of the first things I'd pinned and really wanted to do "someday".  Well, this was the perfect motivation.  So as I was taking that "minute" for myself, I grabbed my camera and my tripod, and started having some fun while documenting some of the craziness of the rest of my day.  Here's some of what I came up with:

Savoring the last minutes of peace before the kids get home.

Baking birthday pies for my man.  Fluting my pie crust.

Awww, perfection!

 






5 comments:

Mamma Mia said...

You'd get my vote, hands down. Terrific pictures! That first one really made me laugh.

Bunch of Bishops said...

You are awesome! Loved this post :)

Four Marrs and One Venus said...

haha! Love that savoring the sip soda pic!! :) And that Pie!?! Hello get in my mouth! Perfect-o is right-o!

Leslie said...

Such fun pictures! What form on the fluting, Grandma Hegsted would be so proud. Missed you guys this weekend!

My name is Amee said...

Great pics!! Your pie looks awesome!!

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