#wordlessWednesday: 2012 holiday moments

by Barb on January 2, 2013

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One of my goals for 2012 was to take pictures daily. I wanted to remember more of the daily moments of our lives, not just the highlights. Despite having some camera issues this fall, I’ve done a pretty good job of capturing more moments. Getting an iPhone4 this summer also helped me document more moments. It’s so easy to pick up the iPhone and grab a few shots and post them for posterity to Instragram (and yes, I haven’t left Instagram).

This year, I am continuing my daily challenge with the help of photo prompts from A Grande Life. I’m also picking up the video camera more. I want to hold to that funny way my 7 year old still stays the word breakfast. I want to capture the cuteness and occasional drama of my 4 year old even if it’s only 30 seconds of life.

All this to say – here are some moments from the 2012 holidays.

Sprinkling Reindeer Dust
Sprinkling Reindeer Dust on Christmas Eve

Celebrating My Daughter's Birthday Again
Enjoying my daughter’s 6th birthday again with family

Christmas Morning
Christmas morning after the presents are unwrapped

My oldest son making quesadillas for dinner
My oldest son making quesadillas for dinner with much help (supervision) from his younger siblings

The girls getting their hair cuts for the new year
The girls getting their haircuts for the new year

Because I love meeting new people and sharing, this post is linked to:

Wordless Wednesday, Wordless Wednesday, Gratituesday, Wordless Wednesday at My Organized Chaos, Wordless Wednesday at Better in Bulk, Seasonal Celebration

Meet Barb

Barb Hoyer has written 3849 posts.

After working in the fundraising world for over ten years, Barb is an avid runner, writer, photographer, parent volunteer, and lover of dictionaries and thesauruses. Wife to an engineer and mom to 5 kids, Barb lives in the suburbs of Philly. Her idea of relaxation is an afternoon on the couch with a stack of books.

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Colleen (Souffle Bombay) January 2, 2013 at 11:51 am

Great one! It is still so “cool” to me that taking pictures is completely free (once you have a camera that is). What a paradigm shift! Remember when we paid for film and developing…and THEN got to see the image. Our kids have no clue! Good luck with this!
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Barb January 3, 2013 at 8:08 pm

Thank you!

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Lauryn January 2, 2013 at 3:58 pm

Looks like your holiday was wonderful! I love the idea of taking more pictures…definitely something I need to work on in the coming year:)
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Jennifer January 2, 2013 at 5:15 pm

Happy new year! If you haven’t joined Wordless Wednesday Bloggers yet, please share your WW at http://www.wordlesswednesdaybloggers.com each and every week!

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Becky January 2, 2013 at 9:14 pm

Good goal! I need to print out Steph’s Photo a Day Challenge to help me remember it each day.
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Barb January 3, 2013 at 8:07 pm

I put it into my paper blogging calendar, though I might put it into my Google calendar, too and do reminders.

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Rebecca @ Natural Mothers Network January 8, 2013 at 10:51 am

Hi Barb and Happy New Year! Thank you for your submission on Seasonal Celebration Wedensday at Natural Mothers Network!
Check back tomorrow when the new link-up is running to see if you are the featured post!
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Barb January 8, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Thanks and you, too!

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