Friday, January 29, 2010

Day 142: More kids

Grabbed a family from church to practice with today.  Oh my word, are the kids the cutest!  Here are a couple shots:

They have five kids, so I'd better get back to editing, or they'll never see their pics!

Christina, at  Soul Aperture asked us to talk about the simple things this week.  I completely forgot on Tuesday to do so, but it's a lovely idea.  So here are a few of mine:

Quiet mornings when the kids sleep in a bit and I can snatch a few minutes in the pages of a book.

Hot chocolate on cold days.

Playing board games with my family.

Finding something small and simple and beautiful in nature.

Good friends.

Finding the matching sock/shoe/glove

A cat purring while warming up cold toes.

The smell of fresh bread.

"Look mommy,  I made this for you."

Cozy socks.

Crawling into bed and realizing that hubby has turned on the electric blanket and the bed is warm.

Finding a dollar in my pocket just when I'm needing a chocolate fix but can't justify using my check card for a chocolate bar. 

Realizing how exquisite the smallest of God's creations are.

My son's kisses, both the regular ones and the raspberry ones.

Reading fairy tales.

The giggles of children.

Being able to stop and think about the simple things.

There are many, many more, but for now, I'll leave it at that!  Pretty mundane, most of them, but they're like little pearls that make living sweet.


Christina said...

oh yes, reading fairy tales is one of my favorite... and bread. : )
thank you so much for joining in. you created a blissful list.
such cuties in the photos.

SuziCate said...

Pics are precious and your list is lovely.

beth said...

so glad you played along....

and yes....the giggle of children do it to me every time!

Le blÖg d'Ötli said...

Lovely portraits ! and kids !

Oliag said...

I love your list and I remember well when one of my favorite simple pleasures was having an extra few minutes to read...Beautiful portraits!

Thanks for stopping by Picturing the Year:)

Kathryn said...

Nothing mundane about 'em, hit the nail on the head with these...the simplest, sweetest pleasures....