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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

We're Back! (w/ vacation photos)

We are back from our mini-vacation!  It was definitely too short, but I am pretty sure we managed to get our fill of fish and shrimp (for a few months anyway)...


We were able to spend some quality time with Nana and Papa at the pool and beach:


See the rest of the pictures after the jump!  (I have started using this jump feature on some of my photo-heavy posts, it helps keep my home page quick-loading.)

port aransas beach




Got $5.00 haircuts (gotta love small town barber prices):



Even the little ones loved the Crazy Cajun!


I put together these coordinating outfits just to get some beach pictures. (I used tie dye shirts I found at Target earlier this summer when they had all their shorts and tees on sale for $5.)

coordinating brother sister outfits



beach pictures
  port aransas



I want to thank all of my guest posters for helping out and giving me a little break last week: Erin from Crafty Biggers, Brooke from Baby Bear Hugs, Sophie, from My Happy Place…, Kelsey from Poofy Cheeks, Veronica from the Adventures of D and V and Cathy from My 1929 Charmer.  Be sure and check out their blogs if you have a chance!

I will be linking up to some of the linky parties found here.

3 comments:

  1. I like them! So hard to make good brother sister matching outfits but tie dye works perfect!

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  2. I love your beach pictures. What camera do you use and do you use an automatic setting or are you a professional photographer??? The colors are so bright and clear. Susanne

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    1. Thank you, I am not a photographer, but I do love taking pictures. These pictures were taken with a 7 year old nikon d50 and a 50mm. (This lens is awesome, so sharp and bright.) I don't use the automatic setting anymore (Unless it is dark and I need the flash.) I usually give my pictures a quick levels adjustment in photoshop elements, though you could get similar effect using the curves tools in the free version of http://www.picmonkey.com/

      Good luck!
      ~Jamie

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