Hampton Beach, Sand Sculpture Event!

 Last weekend me and my family went on a trip to Hampton Beach, where the annual Sand Sculpture Event is held. These works of art each year range from the very strange to the philosophical to the endearing and pure fun! I thought I'd share some of the photos I took of this year's event … Continue reading Hampton Beach, Sand Sculpture Event!

Fantasy Oscars Event! #WeeklySmile

Today we're finally announcing the Fantasy Oscars event: the Silmarillion Awards! It all starts next Monday, and I am thrilled to be a part of it! This has been my #weeklysmile, so I couldn't resist sharing it with you! This event has been created by DJ Edwardson and Jenelle Schmidt as a way to honor J.R.R. Tolkien as … Continue reading Fantasy Oscars Event! #WeeklySmile

Polyphemus In The Sunset #WeeklySmile

The evening was warm, and I stood out on the deck watching sunset colors tinge wisps of clouds pink. Something flew over the roof as I eyed the sky. Large wings flapped, it must be a bird. But something wasn't right, the way it glided and its wings curved, reminding me of something from a fairytale. … Continue reading Polyphemus In The Sunset #WeeklySmile

A Barrel of Fun #WeeklySmile

When the days stay warm, and there's no longer a threat of frost in the night, it's time for us to get the old barrel ready! It's become one of our yearly traditions. This old barrel was left behind by the people who had this house before us, and one day, after walking through town and seeing shops and restaurants fill … Continue reading A Barrel of Fun #WeeklySmile

Dandelion Fun #WeeklySmile

  Me and my dad went outside on the lawn Sunday, which is covered in dandelions right now. There was a heavy breeze, so I plucked a dandelion that had turned into a white puff of parachute seeds and blew on it. The breeze pushed the seeds towards my dad, and he tried to dodge them as … Continue reading Dandelion Fun #WeeklySmile

It’s Finally Warm! Yes, I’m Excited. #WeeklySmile

Spring has been a long time coming here, in northern New England. Weeks of cold and rain, and not a leaf bud in sight. But since May arrived, it's gotten mildly warmer, enough for the flowers to bloom, though not as full as they have been previous years. I heard on the news that this spring … Continue reading It’s Finally Warm! Yes, I’m Excited. #WeeklySmile

Light In The Rain #WeeklySmile

#WeeklySmile is a weekly link-up event hosted by Trent McDonald, with the purpose of spreading smiles and making the week a little brighter. http://www.wallpapermania.eu/images/lthumbs/2012-08/3310_Rain-in-the-district-including-sunlight.jpg It was Mother's Day, and all morning long the sky was drear and overcast. When we came home from church, a break in the clouds finally let blue sky and sunshine through. … Continue reading Light In The Rain #WeeklySmile