Thursday, September 12, 2013

pretty, happy, funny, real


~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~  

Every Thursday, over at Like Mother, Like Daughter!

{pretty}
Llamas



Friendly, pretty llamas!
Property donated for our new church has such a menagerie of animals, 
some days we get lucky and the llamas feel social.

{happy}
My friend Carol and her kids came over for our weekly get together with an idea and supplies for a Christ the Good Shepherd set. Her sheep plan turned out adorable! Aren't they cute? 



{funny}
Is it just us, or do other big families have hopeful hidden hiding spots for food? 
Like when my husband baked the best peach cobbler ever, and wanted to be sure a piece would be left for him when he came home from work, the rarely used microwave seemed like a good hiding spot...


Or marsh mellows saved for a campfire on the first cool day...hidden behind the cereal...so no one else would come up with a use for them...

or twizzlers in the coaster/trivet drawer...hmmm, wonder how long those were there? 

{real}
Spot the snake? 

My daughter has keen eyes, she saw it in the dark. 
I couldn't until I turned the flashlight in it, and after she pointed where to look. 
It was tiny, only 10" long. 
We think it's a water moccasin, cotton mouth, venomous.. 
See the yellow tail? It's a juvenile, has it to attract prey. 
Scooted off fast...


Scoot over to Auntie Leila's for contentment and add yours!
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3 comments:

  1. The sheep and shepherd look so cute! The special hiding place thing isn't just big families...we have a few here and my mom had a few as well, the most notable was the broken dishwasher! She also used to hide cookies in the freezer until we learned to love frozen oreos!

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    1. Someone tried the freezer trick with snickers, then worried about broken teeth. Frozen oreos, yum!

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  2. I try to find hiding places for sweets so that *I* can't find them as easily! LOL

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