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"A portrait of my children once a week, every week, in 2013."

Sofia - My tongue out and fully concentrated helper in the garden.
Alba - Wave your finger in the air like you just don't care.

This was a wonderful week. We finally started to fill in our raised garden beds with organic topsoil and a wonderfully heady mushroom compost. Seedlings were transplanted, dirt was flung, and my feet were bare as I've been aching for them to be all summer. Our wet and rainy season has been seemingly non-stop as of late, and we are all hoping and praying for a bit of sunshine over the weekend!

PS- I do hope you'll follow along over on Bloglovin x

Favorites this week:
this sweet babe dancing in the rain
• belinda's clever take on a portrait
• beautiful lamb in her birthday hat

As always, linking up with Jodi


  1. These black and whites are stunning Kate, so crisp and clear. I love it when I see the concentration tongue come out with little ones:) Alba is so sweet with her lock of dark hair. I hope that sunshine comes to visit you soon. xxx

  2. Hello!
    Thank you so much for mentioning me! Very sweet.
    Look at Sofia's gorgeous face. That tongue is too cute.
    Oh sweet Alba makes me clucky. x

  3. P.s I love your new blog makeover x

  4. oh! the b&w treatment here is lovely. and can i just take a moment to express my envy at your lovely garden beds? i'm longing for a garden. (or even a balcony!)

  5. oh these are absolutely gorgeous! what fun to finally be out digging in the garden! Hope that you all are having a wee bit of sunshine. xo

  6. LOVE these beautiful shots!

    I'm a follower on Bloglovin'. :)


  7. Beautiful babies and wonderful images too. Thanks so much for mentioning our rain dance!

    xox Lilly

  8. Stunning black and whites Kate, love Sofia's look of concentration, her little tongue too much! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!

  9. Hehe, I love Sofia's expression. It's seriously too cute.

  10. Perfect black and white. That tongue out... such determination. Two lovely moments here, beautifully captured.

  11. i adore them both, sofia is getting so big!

    I still have that baby gift for you xo

  12. So sweet! Sofia is becoming such a great little helper! :)


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