Monthly Archives: August 2012

Photographs and Memories.

Project 52 ~ Week 34 Theme for this week’s challenge “It’s a Song.” We celebrated Michael’s 11th birthday this past weekend with friends and family.  During the party these two darling little girls…one my grand-daughter, one my niece we’re having such fun playing with their mom’s cameras. Photographing each other and then showing each other…

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  • sandy collinsAugust 23, 2012 - 9:29 am

    They are the sweetest .. love how Natalie shows Hope how it’s done…..they were a riotReplyCancel

  • sandy collinsAugust 23, 2012 - 9:29 am

    They are the sweetest .. love how Natalie shows Hope how it’s done…..they were a riotReplyCancel

  • IrelaAugust 25, 2012 - 9:27 am

    Awwwwwww.. I love their little dresses (and barefoot) Super sweet and love that song. Well done.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaAugust 25, 2012 - 9:27 am

    Awwwwwww.. I love their little dresses (and barefoot) Super sweet and love that song. Well done.ReplyCancel

  • AndreaAugust 29, 2012 - 11:26 am

    Lovely pic…you captured a great moment! Love the bare feet..ReplyCancel

  • AndreaAugust 29, 2012 - 11:26 am

    Lovely pic…you captured a great moment! Love the bare feet..ReplyCancel

  • CindyAugust 30, 2012 - 7:25 am

    This is so sweet! I love the feel of the photo, and the girls just look so darned cute! Glad you captured the moment. . .ReplyCancel

  • CindyAugust 30, 2012 - 7:25 am

    This is so sweet! I love the feel of the photo, and the girls just look so darned cute! Glad you captured the moment. . .ReplyCancel

Sweet family of three ~ Sneak Peak

It was such a pleasure to meet Hilary, Contrano and Nevio while recently vacationing in Cape May, New Jersey.  We really enjoyed our time together one morning at the beach while trying to capture some family photos for them.  Please enjoy this little sneak peak.  There are many more to come.

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  • BeverlyAugust 22, 2012 - 6:59 pm

    What a beautiful family.ReplyCancel

  • BeverlyAugust 22, 2012 - 6:59 pm

    What a beautiful family.ReplyCancel

  • Hilary KeeverAugust 24, 2012 - 9:36 am

    Thank you Catherine!!! It’s beautiful. And Nevio recognized himself! Thanks for spending some quality time with us – we enjoyed spending some q.t. with you and your beautiful family. Thank you for taking the photos…such a treat for us. ReplyCancel

  • Hilary KeeverAugust 24, 2012 - 9:36 am

    Thank you Catherine!!! It’s beautiful. And Nevio recognized himself! Thanks for spending some quality time with us – we enjoyed spending some q.t. with you and your beautiful family. Thank you for taking the photos…such a treat for us. ReplyCancel

  • Cousin Sally SnellAugust 25, 2012 - 5:31 pm

    What a beautiful photo. So glad you could share such “happy” smiles. Love, SallyReplyCancel

  • Cousin Sally SnellAugust 25, 2012 - 5:31 pm

    What a beautiful photo. So glad you could share such “happy” smiles. Love, SallyReplyCancel

  • Diane SloanAugust 27, 2012 - 9:49 am

    Great photo and I love the location! Diane (Palumbo) SloanReplyCancel

  • Diane SloanAugust 27, 2012 - 9:49 am

    Great photo and I love the location! Diane (Palumbo) SloanReplyCancel

Guilty Pleasure ~ “Chocolate…lots of Chocolate!”

Project 52 ~ Week 33 Theme for this week’s challenge “Guilty Pleasure.” Satisfy your sweet tooth with these decadent chocolate desserts! How about a Chocolate Martini? A slice of Triple Chocolate Cake? Perhaps Chocolate sea shells! These are all wickedly delicious to me and this past week while on vacation at a good friends home…

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  • ElizabethAugust 18, 2012 - 7:15 am

    Catherine, Congrats for winning with your image this week. It is a wonderful shot and thanks for sharing the recipe. See you on Pinterest.ReplyCancel

  • ElizabethAugust 18, 2012 - 7:15 am

    Catherine, Congrats for winning with your image this week. It is a wonderful shot and thanks for sharing the recipe. See you on Pinterest.ReplyCancel

  • TreasureAugust 21, 2012 - 10:12 am

    Ooooh nice & tasty! Yummo! Great shot! Love the little touch of red with the raspberry!ReplyCancel

  • TreasureAugust 21, 2012 - 10:12 am

    Ooooh nice & tasty! Yummo! Great shot! Love the little touch of red with the raspberry!ReplyCancel

  • SharonAugust 22, 2012 - 6:43 am

    Yum! Love the shot Catherine! Thanks for the receipt I’m going to try it.ReplyCancel

  • SharonAugust 22, 2012 - 6:43 am

    Yum! Love the shot Catherine! Thanks for the receipt I’m going to try it.ReplyCancel

Childish Fun…”Mud Fight!”

Project 52 ~ Week 32 Theme for this week’s challenge “Childish Fun.” What fun Michael and his friend Naomi had together having a mud fight this past week and then attacking one another with the hose!  Do you remember those days filled with such childish fun?  I surely do and still love those types of…

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  • IrelaAugust 13, 2012 - 9:37 am

    First of all, I had a smile through every single one of these images. What total FUN they appear to be having. My very favorite is the 2nd image (of Michael laughing). Oh my goodness….so cute. Then I love #5. Down, dirty, in the mud FUN!!!! These are so great. 🙂 🙂 🙂ReplyCancel

  • IrelaAugust 13, 2012 - 9:37 am

    First of all, I had a smile through every single one of these images. What total FUN they appear to be having. My very favorite is the 2nd image (of Michael laughing). Oh my goodness….so cute. Then I love #5. Down, dirty, in the mud FUN!!!! These are so great. 🙂 🙂 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Naomi SchneiderAugust 15, 2012 - 6:54 pm

    Thank you for the awesome time I had during this mud fight! It was awesome! You got some great pictures!!
    NaomiReplyCancel

  • Naomi SchneiderAugust 15, 2012 - 6:54 pm

    Thank you for the awesome time I had during this mud fight! It was awesome! You got some great pictures!!
    NaomiReplyCancel

  • CindyAugust 16, 2012 - 10:16 am

    Love it! You can feel their laughter just by looking at the photo. Glad you captured the moment!ReplyCancel

  • CindyAugust 16, 2012 - 10:16 am

    Love it! You can feel their laughter just by looking at the photo. Glad you captured the moment!ReplyCancel

  • SharonAugust 16, 2012 - 2:13 pm

    Michael is always having such fun. Lucky boy for sure. Great photos that tell the story of this mud fight perfectly!ReplyCancel

  • SharonAugust 16, 2012 - 2:13 pm

    Michael is always having such fun. Lucky boy for sure. Great photos that tell the story of this mud fight perfectly!ReplyCancel

  • CarolAugust 17, 2012 - 7:18 pm

    Oh, I remember when my boys played “Mud Man”. Wonderful capture of this adorable moment.ReplyCancel

  • CarolAugust 17, 2012 - 7:18 pm

    Oh, I remember when my boys played “Mud Man”. Wonderful capture of this adorable moment.ReplyCancel

Peter Pan Surf Camp

My son Michael just came home from attending Peter Pan surf camp in Narragansett, Rhode Island and what a time he had!  Not only did he meet some wonderful new surf buddies he truly became quite the surfer!  Yes he did!  He took 1st place in the surfing competition after surfing only 3 days and…

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  • SueAugust 6, 2012 - 12:35 pm

    As always, great pictures! What talent! I’m impressed that you tried it and were successful. Can’t imagine what would happen if I tried it. Such great memories!ReplyCancel

  • SueAugust 6, 2012 - 12:35 pm

    As always, great pictures! What talent! I’m impressed that you tried it and were successful. Can’t imagine what would happen if I tried it. Such great memories!ReplyCancel

  • JulieAugust 6, 2012 - 3:15 pm

    These are awesome photos Catherine! What a summer you are having! Good for you for trying and you did it! Congrats!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • JulieAugust 6, 2012 - 3:15 pm

    These are awesome photos Catherine! What a summer you are having! Good for you for trying and you did it! Congrats!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • SharonAugust 6, 2012 - 4:28 pm

    Your Michael is one lucky boy, surf camp! Good for him and I guess he’s a natural! Great memories.ReplyCancel

  • SharonAugust 6, 2012 - 4:28 pm

    Your Michael is one lucky boy, surf camp! Good for him and I guess he’s a natural! Great memories.ReplyCancel

  • Daphne EllenburgAugust 6, 2012 - 6:35 pm

    Love Love Love that you got some shots of you surfing – very cool!ReplyCancel

  • Daphne EllenburgAugust 6, 2012 - 6:35 pm

    Love Love Love that you got some shots of you surfing – very cool!ReplyCancel

  • Aunt PatAugust 6, 2012 - 6:59 pm

    You looked good but I think it best you photograph the “other” surfers! Lol.ReplyCancel

  • Aunt PatAugust 6, 2012 - 6:59 pm

    You looked good but I think it best you photograph the “other” surfers! Lol.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaAugust 6, 2012 - 7:05 pm

    Oh my gosh!!! You are one cool lady (and Mom)!!! Love it that you were out there too. You rock!! And congratulations again to big Mike for his 1st place. Awesome!!!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂ReplyCancel

  • IrelaAugust 6, 2012 - 7:05 pm

    Oh my gosh!!! You are one cool lady (and Mom)!!! Love it that you were out there too. You rock!! And congratulations again to big Mike for his 1st place. Awesome!!!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Charlene BlanchetteAugust 6, 2012 - 10:06 pm

    I love it!ReplyCancel

  • Charlene BlanchetteAugust 6, 2012 - 10:06 pm

    I love it!ReplyCancel

  • EmmaAugust 7, 2012 - 5:59 pm

    Amazing pictures! I can’t wait to do surf camp again next year! It was a great experience!
    Emma ReplyCancel

  • EmmaAugust 7, 2012 - 5:59 pm

    Amazing pictures! I can’t wait to do surf camp again next year! It was a great experience!
    Emma ReplyCancel

  • franiAugust 14, 2012 - 12:49 pm

    Catherine,

    You look great out there catching waves, I want to do a trash the dress in the water session that would be great!!ReplyCancel

  • franiAugust 14, 2012 - 12:49 pm

    Catherine,

    You look great out there catching waves, I want to do a trash the dress in the water session that would be great!!ReplyCancel