Rosemary Picking — Take a Stroll with Grace

Hi everyone!

Today Grace ventured outside to take a stroll and pick some rosemary to decorate the kitchen. Since it’s fall, she wanted to wear her blue coat, even though it’s not exactly coat-wearing weather yet.

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Want to join along? Grab a basket and let’s go!

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Even though it’s still pretty warm, a pleasant breeze would come along every now and then, promising that autumn weather will eventually arrive and break the heat.

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What’s the weather like where you are?

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Grace set to work to fill her basket with rosemary. Let me know in the comments what type of plant you want to pick!

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School is very busy, so I guess I’m forfeiting the schedule in favor of posting on days that I have time… like today!

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It feels like I’ve posted a lot of photoshoots lately. Do you like seeing a lot of photoshoots? Any other posts you would like to see here?

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And the basket is filled! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Looks like that concludes our stroll! Let me know what you think in the comments!

 

What is your favorite thing about fall? Can you believe that October is starting tomorrow?

 

Have a blessed day!

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Grace and the Greenery – A Photoshoot + Updates

Hi everyone!

Today I have a photoshoot of Grace to show you, and also some updates on summer posting on Smile and Craft AG! Enjoy!

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One of my summer goals is to use a blogging schedule during break. This past semester kept me busy with school and work, so since summer has arrived, I have some more free-time, and should be able to post more often (and more consistently)!

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So today (Thursday) I decided that I would plan to start a schedule to post every Thursday!

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Thus, once our backyard was shady I grabbed Grace (who I had dressed for a photoshoot the other day), and got some photos of her around some big green bushes we have.ย And then I did the editing and finished the post tonight ๐Ÿ˜› !

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Hopefully I will keep up the schedule so that you all can expect a post each week on Thursday!

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But, next week should be different because…

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Wednesday is Smile and Craft AG’s 2nd blogiversary!!!

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I’m planning something special, so stay tuned for then!

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And enjoy the rest of the shoot!

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Before you go, Charis is hosting a giveaway for her 1-year blogiversary! She’s giving awayย The Girl Who Could See by Kara Swanson. Check it out here!

 

Which photo is your favorite? What do you think I will do for Smile and Craft AG’s blogiversary? Would you be interested in a Photoshop photo editing tutorial?

 

I look forward to posting here more often this summer!

 

Have a blessed day!

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A Walk in the Forest – A Grace Photoshoot, with a New Look…

Hi!

Today I have the photoshoot I got of Grace in the woods! I hope you will enjoy.

The new look, you ask?

For one, she’s in a special outfit, but that’s not really it…

In this shoot, she has no bangs!

BUT WAIT! Don’t panic! I just tied and pinned them back into her braid XD hehe.

Enjoy!


 

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Which picture was your favorite? Do you like Grace better with or without bangs? Thoughts on the watermarks (Too distracting/noticable, Hard to read, etc.)?

 

Have a blessed day!

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Grace Explores the Woods

I took the pictures for this photostory while on vacation! Enjoy!

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Hi there! It’s Grace here! Today I’m going to explore the woods around the cabin!

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Ah, it’s so beautiful out–

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EEK! I nearly ran into that web! *shudders*

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Well, here we are! The great outdoors!

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That way is towards the road, so I won’t explore that way…

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But instead I’ll explore this way!

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Hmm, what’s around here…?

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Oooh look! A swing!!

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But… it’s to tall for me… *sigh*

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There are a lot of pine cones around here! They’re so interesting!

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Nowย thisย looks like fun!

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Woohoo!

Oh, wait… um, where’d the cabin go?? I certainly don’t want to get lost! (although, I suppose, the last time turned out pretty interesting!)

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Phew, false alarm! There it is over there!

Now, let’s see, what else is there to do around here?

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Ah, look at that! A cliff to conquer!!

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*heaves*

Al…most… there…!!

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Yes! I made it!!

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Well, this has been a whole lot of fun, but I guess it’s time to head home (or, that is, to the cabin) now.

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Bye everyone! Thanks for reading!

Stay tuned for a photoshoot of me later on!!


 

Did you enjoy Grace’s little woodsy adventure? Like Grace mentioned, stay tuned for a photoshoot I got of her on vacation (In a special outfit!)

 

Have a blessed day!

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I’m Back! +A Bunch of Photos

Hello! I’m back!

I’m back from the trips I took, and look forward to posting more now!

The first trip I took was for my youth group’s summer camp and it was wonderful–especially the sermons!

The second one was a family trip to a friend’s cabin in the woods. It was a very fun trip, and quite relaxing! ๐Ÿ™‚

I got a lot of pictures from that trip, including pictures for a little photostory with Grace, and a photoshoot! I plan to share those in two other posts!

But today I want to share other pictures I got, including a few of Grace prior to heading to the cabin, and heading home, as well as a bunch of nature pictures I got! I don’t normally share nature photoshoots and things like that that aren’t doll related, but I hope that you will enjoy seeing them! (Note: I edited some of these ๐Ÿ™‚ )

To start, here is Grace, ready to head off on the trip!

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I buckled her in for the ride ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ™‚

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I photographed some neat, drippy tree sap.

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Yay for bokeh! XD

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We went to an antique store, and I discovered a kitty laying in a basket under a table! (The cat was not for sale. ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) It was very cute, and quite feisty!

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It was fun trying to get shots of wildlife.

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See that little grey blur in the mid-right part of this picture? Well, if I zoom in…

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Then you can see two birds flying together (are they fighting or playing???). I also edited this photo a bit.

 

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I picked some pretty wildflowers and things to make a little bouquet. I think it turned out pretty sweet, although I had to watch out for spiders while picking (*shudders*)

 

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This funny little squirrel would crawl into this box and just sit there with his head out. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Then we went outside for a walk and he got scared of us below him…

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crawled out of his box,

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and took off!

 

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This cute bunny was sitting on the road.

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There were some very interesting looking trees in the woods, like this one!

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And this one, too!

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We spotted an elk! It was hard to get a good picture of him, but fun to try.

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The squirrel posed so perfectly for this picture! ๐Ÿ™‚

 

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I think this one looks so funny XD

 

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We also visited a goat farm! This little guy was pretty cute! ๐Ÿ™‚

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There were llamas too!

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Then we had a lovely rainy afternoon, and I got to go outside later and photograph water drops. The above picture is during the rain, though.

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These drops were on a car. They were so shiny and reflective!

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I think these plants are so interesting; their leaves spread out like fans and circles. Anyone know what kind of plant it is?

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And here is Grace at the end of the trip, ready to go home. (Note, be extremely careful when standing your doll on a porch railing! XD )

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Here she is looking out at the woods for a last time before heading out!

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And back in the car! ๐Ÿ™‚

 

Next I plan to post that photostory that I had started before my trips, and then I plan to do the posts that I took pictures for in the woods!

Which picture is your favorite? Have you ever stayed in a cabin or camped in the woods?

 

Until next time,

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