Christine Battad

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10 on 10 | August 2012

And we’re back, folks.  Sheesh, if it wasn’t for this project I wouldn’t be picking up my camera all that often, so I’m thinking I need to stick this out for as long as I can.  This month’s 10 on 10 is from a super busy and fun day in July.  The hubby was out of town so I was solo with the little one for 8 days.  I was so afraid I wouldn’t be able to handle it on my own but we managed to keep busy and it made the time go by fairly quickly.  Many thanks to my BFF for suggesting fun stuff for us to do!

This is what our morning looked like because the girl woke up WAY earlier than usual and I was just too tired to get out of bed.  In fact, many of our days while Daddy was gone started off like this.


Getting ready.  Here’s a sneak at my makeup essentials.  See any of your faves?


And we’re on our way.  Kaya rockin’ her new TOMS and playing with her Fisher Price iXL.  Yes, she’s still rear facing.  Safety first!


Our local contemporary art museum has an annual Art Spree, with activities and performances geared towards kids and families.  Here’s my girl after her first face painting experience!  She looks a bit skeptical but rest assured, she loved it.  She is a girly girl at heart.


Making a clay ornament.  This will be on our Christmas tree this year.


Back at home, pretending to nap.  She might have slept for 30 min.  Not good.  Naps have been a battle her entire life.  Even as a newborn she rarely napped more than 45 min.  :/


She insisted on trying on her beanie.  Even though it’s 85 degrees.


Amazing what amuses kids.  She loves sitting in boxes.


That evening we headed to one of the local botanical gardens.  They also have an annual event for families and it fell on the same day as the Art Spree this year.  Here she is waiting patiently for her balloon flower.


Latest obsession: rubber stamps.  She could sit there for hours and stamp.

Thanks for stopping by.  Next, head on over to Melinda Meredith Photography‘s blog to check out her 10 on 10 for August.

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2 Responses to “10 on 10 | August 2012”

  1. Melissa says:

    I can relate so much to that first picture. Sometimes TV is the first thing we do in the morning. Baby’s in my arms watching while I’m sleeping. ha! Your girl is such a doll.

  2. Cecilia M. says:

    As usual, I love these….but the one where she is waiting for her balloon is too much! I love her expression!

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