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Photo a day Challenge – June 2013

I can hardly believe that we are finished with June’s photo-a-day challenges!  If you are following along, how did you do?  Here are my photos:

Fat Mum Slim’s challenge:
June 1 - 'B' is for ... {bloom; conveniently my irises burst into bloom this morning! } #fmsphotoaday #blooming #irises
1. “b” is for…
A moment ... #fmsphotoaday #weather #clouds #sun #storm #trees #princeedwardcounty
2. a moment
June 3 - on my table {a little Grand Marnier for my nightcap} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #grandmarnier #nightcap #delicious #liquidgold
3. on my table
June 4 - after dark {my favorite reading corner} Looks inviting, doesn't it? #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #nook #maneatingsofa #livingroom #comfy
4. after dark
June 5 - environment {this is mine; one if the many farms, thus one is a sheep farm} #TitleFx #princeedwardcounty #fmsphotoaday #sheep #farm
5. environment
June 6 - transport {this truck is used to 'transport' heavy machinery to various job sites} #TitleFx #truck #heavymachines #princeedwardcounty #fmsphotoaday
6. transport
June 7 - bright {I love these bright measuring utinsels!} #titlefx #fmsphotoaday #cooking #kitchen #bright
7. bright
June 8 - animal {Ginger the labradoodle} #fmsphotoaday #animal #dog
8. an animal
June 9 - from down low {interesting view of my irises} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #irises
9. from down low
June 10 - me {my passport photo from 1960} #titlefx #fmsphotoaday #selfie #childhood #sepia
10. you!
June 11 - something funny {sign over our bar! } #fmsphotoaday #sign #funny #beer
11. something funny
June 12 - 11 o'clock {@ the office} #fmsphotoaday #office #phone #switchboard #keyboard #computer
12. 11 o’clock
June 13 - kitchen {this is my baking counter} #titleFX #fmsphotoaday #kitchen
13. kitchen
June 14 - texture {l love the texture of this hosta leaf} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #texture #leaf #hosta
14. texture
June 15 - from above #fmsphotoaday
15. from above
June 16 - family {these are our daughters, though the family is much bigger} #fmsphotoaday #family #daughters #wedding @amandafowler1026 @missyfowler47
16. family
June 17 - centered {my favorite jug 'centered' on my dresser} #fmsphotoaday #centered #jug #pitcher #ceramic #portuguese #pottery
17. centered
June 18 - street {this is my street directly in front of my house}  #fmsphotoaday #street #princeedwardcounty #oldmilfordroad #millerroad #rural #wildflowers
18. street
June 19 - currently reading {A Casual Vacancy by J K Rowling on iBooks} #fmsphotoaday #reading #ibooks #jkrowing
19. currently reading
June 20 - cute {present for an upcoming wedding shower} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #present #gift #wedding #shower
20. cute
June 21 - lunchtime {a lovely spot for lunch} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #lunchtime #lunch #bag #waterbottle
21. lunchtime
June 22 - enjoying life {freshly made currant scones & rhubarb sauce made from my own rhubarb harvested this morning} mmmmm #fmsphotoaday #scones #rhubarb #cooking #baking #bounty #harvest #garden
22. enjoying life
June 23 - last {the last home-made scone!} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #baking #scone #yummy #cooking
23. last
June 24 - negative space {lots of overcast sky on my morning commute} #fmsphotoaday #negativespace #princeedwardcounty #commute #ctyrd1 #clouds
24. negative space
June 25 - sharp {sharp tools I use every day!} #fmsphotoaday #sharp #scissors #xacto #tools #titlefx
25. sharp
June 26 - empty {breakfast was yummy} #fmsphotoaday #breakfast #mostimportantmealoftheday #yummy #goodstart #empty
26. empty
June 27 - into the sun {as the clouds come rolling in; my corner as I leave for work} #fmsphotoaday #sun #princeedwardcounty #millerroad #clouds
27. into the sun
June 28 - red {scarlett ivy geranium in my garden} #fmsphotoaday #red #scarlett #geranium #garden #
28. red
June 29 - in my bag {everything but the kitchen sink} #fmsphotoaday #inmybag #lizclaiborne #mess #necessities
29. in my bag
June 30 - handwriting {today's shopping list} #fmsphotoaday #handwriting #list
30. handwriting

FaceBook challenge:
June 1 - fire {It's thunder storm season. I'm testing my antique oil lamp. Just in case} #TitleFx #photoaday #fire #flame #oillamp #depressionglass
1. fire
June 2 - what's in the garden {a little bug checking 'storm damage' on the irises} #TitleFx #photoaday #garden #irises #bug #purple
2. what’s in the garden
June 3 - seasonal {the first daisy of the season} #TitleFx #photoaday #season #daisy #wildflower #flowers
3. seasonal
June 4 - guilty pleasure {a surprise box of 50 Fat Quarters from 'Craftsy'} #TitleFx #photoaday #quilting #fabric #happymail
4. guilty pleasures
June 5 - far away {Madeira Beach, Florida - where we went for vacation} #TitleFx #photoaday #madeirabeach #florida #vacation #beach #sunrise #gulfofmexico
5. far away
June 6 - nursery rhyme {Mary had a little lamb; her fleece was white as snow...} #TitleFx #photoaday #sheep #farm #lamb #princeedwardcounty
6. nursery rhyme
June 7 - work in progress {Baltimore Pinwheels; 576 half-square triangles needed; 528 completed - 48 to go; making 144 pinwheel blocks} whew  #photoaday #quilting #reproduction #quiltforthecure
7. work in progress
June 8 - show me the money {my bowl of spare change from pockets & handbags} #photoaday #coins #money #change
8. show me the money
June 9 - bucket {a bright blue feed bucket in with the sheep} #photoaday #sheep #bucket #princeedwardcounty #hagermanfarms
9. bucket
June 10 - cursive {of handwriting; in flowing  strokes with the letters joined together} it's been a long time since I've written in 'cursive' script. #photoaday #handwriting
10. cursive
June 11 - up high {our 'little boy fishing' weather vane on the workshop} #TitleFx #photoaday #weathervane #roof #clouds #tree
11. up high
June 12 - can't leave home without {my new travel mug for that ever important coffee} ☕ #photoaday #titlefx #coffee #starbucks #travelmug
12. can’t leave home without
June 13 - fresh {@ the local bakery} too bad you can't smell this one  #titlefx #photoaday #bakery
13. fresh
June 14 - favorite read {I love all of Michael Palin's travel books; informative humorous; and just plain enjoyable!} #photoaday  #TitleFx #book #reading #travel #michaelpalin #adventure
14. favourite read
June 15 - my hometown {my current hometown, Picton, ON, Canada; taken from Millennium Lookout}
15. my hometown
June 16 - fathers & sons {Happy Father's Day everyone} "here's to you Dad; we miss you!" #photoaday #family #fathers&sons
16. fathers & sons
June 17 - sunlight {just peeking through the clouds early this morning; it's raining now ☔} #photoaday #sunlight #clouds #weather
17. sunlight
June 18 - weeds {milkweed; love that it attracts swarms of Monarch butterflies} #photoaday #weeds #milkweed
18. weed
June 19 - hot! #photoaday #hot #stove #indicator #cooking
19. hot
June 20 - 3rd shelf from the top; 4th book from the right {that would be Diana Kenndy's "From my Mexican Kitchen"} I have a ton of cookbooks! #photoaday #book #cookbook #titlefx #bookcase #food
20. 3rd shelf from the top; 4th book from the right
June 21 - a sight to behold  {my front yard; today is 4 years since we moved out of the city & I'm still in awe that this is where we live} #TitleFx #photoaday #princeedwardcounty #home #anniversary #livingthedream
21. a sight to behold
June 22 - frightful {I really don't like creepy & crawly things; this guy was on the OTHER side of the car windshield} #TitleFx #frightful #photoaday #spider #phobia #yuck
22. frightful
June 23 - stream {this is the stream that runs through our property; it varies between overflowing to dried upon the summer. It is also our indicator of the water levels in our well}. It provides lots of interest & entertainment. #TitleFx #stream #photoad
23. stream
June 24 - wind {as you can see, it's pretty windy here today} #photoaday #wind #flag #titlefx
24. wind
June 25 - star {my favorite; 'Star'bucks!} gotta have my morning coffee #photoaday #star #Starbucks #coffee #morning #yum
25. star
June 26 - new toy {just got 'Adobe Photoshop Elements'; can't wait to see what it can do!} #photoaday #newtoy #program #photoshop
26. new toy
June 27 - neighbor {this is my neighbor that lives across the street. I love that picket fence} #photoaday #house #neighbor #princeedwardcounty #neighborhood
27. neighbours
June 28 - harvest {today's offering @ Honeywagon Farms} #photoaday #harvest #honeywagonfarm #princeedwardcounty #farmstand #bounty
28. harvest
June 29 - button box {I actually have two button jars; one dark, one light} #photoaday #buttons
29. button box
June 30 - license {hubby; licensed to kill; armed with his trusty fly-swatter} #photoaday #license
30. license

That’s the wrap up for June…July has great prompts too, so stay tuned! 🙂

Until next time, Connie 🙂

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I am living my dream life in the country! I love photography, travelling, cooking, baking and I even try my hand at quilting.

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