Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Unedited: Day to Day

After some back & forth decision making, I finally decided to incorporate a little personality into my blog. I'm going to do my best to take my good camera with me almost any time I leave the house capturing moments I would normally snap from my I-phone (which is often). I want to show my readers a small tidbit into my life while also practicing my photography. :) I like this idea because normally I only post photos when I schedule a set time to go out and take photos but I'm only sticking to one theme usually (nature). There's so many other things to take photos of!!! Which means, more practice :)

Unfortunately, I just came up with this idea yesterday and while I have snapped a few photos from my professional camera, here are a few tidbits from the past week courtesy of my I-phone (if you follow on instagram, sorry if you've already seen these):


The most beautiful sunrise that I see when the sky is clear on my morning drive to work! I always say I'm gonna take a photo through my window and this time, I finally did! Yay!

I'm serious when I say I'm obsessed with our kitten, Minni. John and I often talk about bringing a puppy into our family, but I just don't know if I can. How would Minni feel? Ugh! Serious problem, guys.


I ran my first 5k on St. Patty's Day! I've just recently taken up running and I'm so proud to say I ran the whole 5k race in 33 minutes and only walked about 3 minutes of it! This is a major accomplishment for someone who always shyed away from running because I found it waaaay too difficult.


Following the last photo, I'm now training for a 10k! I'm addicted to races now (after 1, haha). My ultimate goal is to be able to run the 1/2 marathon come September! Wish me luck!


I read on one of my fave health websites (Women's Health) about a challenge where you have to cook for 31 days! I loved this challenge because I have a bad habit of always wanting take out or restaurant food on Friday nights. Ugh. So John & I accepted the challenge.......


....until Friday rolled around and we decided to get Thai. Challenge=Fail! But we started over and now we are on day 4 of cooking! Yay us! P.S. Just discovered Pad Thai (amazing!)



Me hangin' in John's hat cuddling with Minni. This happens on a nightly basis. I was also watching the Spring Finale of Pretty Little Liars. Anyone else watch? So amazing. What do you guys think of Red Coat?


Me taking a random outfit post today at work. I kinda liked my outfit today, I felt super preppy! Ha.

Hope you enjoyed taking a peep into the life of Little Maple Leaf :)

13 comments:

  1. last year I trained for a 5K, a 10K and then a 1/2 marathon. good luck with your training! your 5k time was awesome!

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    1. Thanks so much!!!
      I'm so nervous to run a 10k but I'm just gonna keep pushing myself. I definitely get better everyday :)

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  2. Great pics! Thank you so much for linking up with past Aloha Friday Blog Hops!! I'm just now getting around to following everyone back. I've followed you via GFC & Bloglovin. If you have time, I hope you follow me back if you haven't already!!

    The new Aloha Friday Blog Hop launches Thursday evening and we are hosting a GREAT giveaway!!! Come and check it out tomorrow! Aloha Friday Blog Hop HERE!

    Aloha,

    Jean {What Jean Likes}

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  3. Hi! I am your newest follower from the hop:-)

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  4. New follower from the blog hop.
    I hope you can follow me back at www.ButterflyInTheAttic.blogspot.com
    thank you
    Colleen

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    1. Hello! Thanks for stopping by! I'll come visit your blog right after this!

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  5. Hey there! Thanks for the love over at A Geek In Glasses! I am following you by Bloglovin! I see that you have a love affair with your kitten and wanted to know if you would like to be featured on our Furry Fridays Blog Series. Here is a little more info and stop back by the blog today to a this weeks feature!

    Here is the info:
    Do you love your pet and want to be featured on Furry Fridays? Send your story of pet love, up to 5 pictures, tip about choosing a pet, how to rescue an animal or pet care tip and links to your website/blog/etsy/twitter/facebook/etc.
    Email your stuff to nericcio(at)centurylink(dot)net or bisforbeckystets(at)gmail(dot)com subject line: Furry Fridays.

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    1. yes I'll definitely join you!
      I'm obsessed with our kitty & would love to give our little Princess some exposure :) haha

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  6. You kitty is so cute! And I love Pad Thai. I'm glad you discovered it, even if it means failing the first time around. But hey hopefully it was worth it. I'm stopping by from our co-hosted Blog Hop. Hope you get a chance to stop by at msmorgansrealitycheck.blogspot.com

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    1. Haha thanks!! And yes, I've been dreaming about pad thai now! haha.

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  7. Hello! I am new here from Chaos Friday hop :-) I have you followed via BlogLovin' and GFC. You are welcome to visit me back at: http://melm1206.blogspot.com/

    I love this post of little moments - a great idea. About getting a puppy w/having the kitty - It depends on the personality of the cat. We have had cats that were just tolerant of the dog, but no one was unhappy - and we have had another cat that loved to wrestle with our little dog, but when we brought a new bigger puppy into the home, she stayed terrified and hidden under the sink. I would definitely have the two animals meet first if you can - make sure the dog isn't too rambunctious for the cat's taste.

    Huge congrats on the marathon accomplishment - and good luck with ones in the future!!

    And I loved the outfit w/the red shirt. I love seeing a pop of a vibrant color in an outfit.

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    1. Thanks for the advice :) It really is something I find myself worrying about!! She's just our little pride & joy and I'd hate for her to feel left out! I like the idea of having them meet first :)

      Thanks so much!

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