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Photo-a-day Challenge – July

July is gone…here is what I posted for the two challenges that I am following.  I’d love feedback, if you feel so inclined 🙂

First the Fat Mum Slim Challenge:

1.  Happiness is…
July 1 - happiness is ... {my morning coffee on the deck on Canada Day} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #canadaday #coffee #starbucks #princeedwardcounty

2.  Shoes
July 2 - shoes {just a few of mine waiting at the side door} #shoes #fmsphotoaday #deckshoes #flipflops #walkingshoes #highheels #flats

3.  Cold
July 3 - cold {Slickers Ice Cream in Bloomfield; a great COLD treat on a hot day} What's your favorite flavor?  #fmsphotoaday #icecream #slickers #bloomfield #princeedwardcounty #cold

4.  Red, white & blue
July 4 - red, white & blue {wishing all my friends south of the border a Happy Independence Day} #fmsphotoaday #photoaday #flag #godblessamerica #embroidery

5.  Love
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6.  Fave smell
July 6 - fave smell {nothing beats the smell of that first cup of coffee} I'm lucky enough to enjoy it on my porch; with my hubby while listening to the birds!  I am blessed! #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #coffee #cup #mug

7.  Where are you?
July 7 - where are you {Prince Edward County Lavender Festival} #fmsphotoaday #lavender #princeedwardcounty

8.  Path
July 8 - path {invitation to explore a hidden garden} #fmsphotoaday #bloomfield #garden #explore #path #welcome

9.  3 things
July 9 - 3 things {knife, fork & spoon} #fmsphotoaday #knife #fork #spoon #utensils #everyday #cutlery

10.  Smooth
July 10 - smooth {the glass counter in my reception area @ the office} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #smooth #glass #reflection

11.  I wore this!
July 11 - I wore this {some of my fave costume jewelry} #fmsphotoaday #necklace #earrings #blue #turquoise #jewelry #titlefx

12.  A bad habit
July 12 - a bad habit {repeatedly hitting the snooze button; almost making me late each day} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #snooze #quilt #badhabit

13.  4 o’clock
July 13 - 4 o'clock {working this quilt; it still needs a name. Any suggestions?} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #quilt #quilting #orange #lime #yellow #black #white #grey #moda #comma #creativejuicesflowing

14.  Edible
July 14 - edible {Sunday morning toast & marmalade} #fmsphotoaday #edible #toast #marmalade #breakfast

15.  Outside the window
July 15 - outside the window {working in a branch office today so it's not my usual view; however it is a very pretty one} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #view #cobourg #street #church

16.  Bottle
July 16 - bottle {a great new winery is open; Del-Gatto} #fmsphotoaday #TitleFx #bottle #winery #red #delgatto #princeedwardcounty

17. Inspirational
July 17 - inspirational {Picton harbour; one of the many beautiful sights in my home county} how could you not be inspired? No filters! #fmsphotoaday #inspiration #picton #princeedwardcounty #harbour #boats #sailboats #reflection

18.  Number
July 18 - number {the number at the end of my drive} #fmsphotoaday #number #fence #road #princeedwardcounty #morning

19.  Building
July 19 - building {the Regent Theatre in Picton, Ontario; still going strong} #fmsphotoaday #picton #regenttheatre #historical #entertainment #princeedwardcounty #titlefx

20.  Hot
July 20 - hot {BBQ is hot!!!  Ready for some sizzlin' steaks} #fmsphotoaday #hot #bbq #steaks #summer

21.  Fave food
July 21 - fave food {berries of all kinds; especially at this time of year} #fmsphotoaday #food #berries #blueberries #raspberries #princeedwardcounty #hagermanfarms #laundryfarms

22.  Grey
July 22 - grey {my car is grey!  Tungsten actually!} #fmsphotoaday #grey #car #chrysler #titlefx

23.  I drew this!
July 23 - I drew this {not my greatest talent} #fmsphotoaday #idrewthis #drawing #pen&ink #flower #bug #sun #simple

24.  D is for…
July 24 - 'd' is for ... {Dead People's Stuff; my favorite antique store} #fmsphotoaday #antiques #bloomfield #princeedwardcounty #shop #humor

25.  Ground
July 25 - ground {my front yard as seen from ground level} #fmsphotoaday #ground #sunrise #morning #grass #princeedwardcounty

26.  The everyday
July 26 - the everyday {self explanatory, I think } #fmsphotoaday #everyday #toothbrush #cup #ordinary

27.  Black & white
July 27 - black & white {Oh, what a beautiful morning...} #fmsphotoaday #black&white #blackandwhite #morning #sky #garden

28.  This is new!
July 28 - this is new {new cookbook & new magazine} #fmsphotoaday #new #cookbook #quilting #cooking #reedrummond #pioneerwoman #mccalls

29.  Perspective
July 29 - perspective {love the tree at the end of the row of vines} #fmsphotoaday #perspective #vines #winery #waupoos #grapes

30.  Friendship
July 30 - friendship {me & my best friend} from 1998 #fmsphotoaday #friendship

31.  Workspace
July 31 - workspace {the sewing/quilting room} I love it! #fmsphotoaday #workspace #sewing #quilting #janome

Now, on to the FaceBook Group:

1.  red & white
July 1 - red & white {my sewing machine} #photoaday #sewingmachine #janome #quilting #titlefx

2.  people
July 2 - people {@ the bus stop} #photoaday #people #busstop #transit #titlefx

3.  soon
July 3 - soon {soon there will be lots if honey in those hives} #photoaday #princeedwardcounty #honey #hives #morning #mist #canola #rapeseed #fog

4.  red, white & blue (yes, this is the same photo from the FMS list above)
July 4 - red, white & blue {wishing all my friends south of the border a Happy Independence Day} #fmsphotoaday #photoaday #flag #godblessamerica #embroidery

5.  sneaky
Sneaky

6.  a phobia
July 6 - a phobia {I hate spiders!}. I've used thus photo before so I played with photoshop for this one. #photoaday #photoshop #spider #inverted #phobia #creepy #ick #ihatespiders

7.  box
July 7 - box {boxes of 'kid friendly snacks for our company with small children} #TitleFx #photoaday #box #cookies #crackers #ritz

8. oooooo, touch this!
July 8 - oooooo; touch this! {my lamb skin teddy bear} old; worn; patched up; but still cherished! #photoaday #teddybear #soft #old #cherished #childhood #loved

9.  phone
July 9 - phone {my work phone - 10 incoming lines; 48 extensions} #photoaday #phone #work #office

10.  your view
July 10 - my view {you can just see the sunrise from my living room window; looking down the driveway} #photoaday #sunrise #home #princeedwardcounty #morning

11.  tipsy
July 11 - tipsy {gin & vodka from a local distillery; 66 Gilead} got a little "tipsy" at a tasting there! #photoaday #gin #vodka #66gilead #princeedwardcounty #distillery #bottles

12.  birdhouse
July 12 - birdhouse {this cute little house was in front of a local store} #TitleFx #photoaday #birdhouse #red #princeedwardcounty

13.  logo
July 13 - logo {are you surprised?!} #photoaday #logo #starbucks #coffee #mug

14.  coupon
July 14 - coupon {my Starbucks reward coupons are electronic on my iPhone} #photoaday #TitleFx #coupon #starbucks

15.  beautiful
July 15 - beautiful {the hollyhocks @ Waupoos are beautiful!} #photoaday #beautiful #hollyhocks #princeedwardcounty

16.  fence
July 16 - fence {my fence in last night's late afternoon sun} #photoaday #TitleFx #fence #sunset #hollyhocks #home #princeedwardcounty

17.  battery
July 17 - I always have spare battery/batteries for my wireless mouse & keyboard @ work!  #photoaday #battery #energizer #work

18.  favourite photo
July 18 - favorite picture {my all time fav; taken in March 2011, early in the morning with no filters or post processing}. #photoaday #nofilters #morning #fog #spring #farm #tractor #princeedwardcounty #sunrise #golden

19.  best feature
July 19 - best feature {would be my children; my little "mini me's"} #photoaday #children #nostalgia #childhood #love

20.  on the wild side
July 20 - on the wild side {my run away oregano is a bit on "the wild side"} #photoaday #oregano #garden #herbs #wild

21.  crop
July 21 - crop {these will soon be my crop of tomatoes!} #photoaday #crop #princeedwardcounty  #tomatoes #garden #green

22.  trial
July 22 - trial {this is the new courthouse in Belleville. It is close to completion. There will be many 'trials' here!} #photoaday #courthouse #trial #new #construction #belleville #concrete #copper

23.  tower
July 23 - tower {the old guard tower at the old Picton army base} #photoaday #tower #picton #princeedwardcounty #lochsoy #historical

24.  trip
July 24 - trip {I make the trip over the Bay Bridge twice a day} #photoaday #bridge #trip #bayofquinte #baybridge #belleville #princeedwardcounty #titlefx

25.  unusual use
July 25 - unusual use {we found this buried in the front lawn. It's a sap boiling vessel. It's cracked so it was turned into a planter; it's approx 30" across} #photoaday #planter #geranium #garden #red #rusty #old #titlefx

26.  looking forward
July 26 - looking forward {to my vacation with a "count-down" app} #photoaday #apps #vacation

27.  at the park
July 27 - at the park {@ Sandbanks Park from Lakeshore Lodge with the beach in the distance} #photoaday #beach #park #sandbanks

28.  favourite pastime
July 28 - favourite pastime {cooking, quilting, photography} #photoaday #cooking #photography #quilting #sewing #creating

29.  sunset
July 29 - sunset {from last year's vacation; the sun slipping into the Gulf of Mexico, Madeira Beach, FLA} #photoaday #sunset #gulfofmexico #madeirabeach #florida #nofilters

30.  what you walk in
July 30 - what you walk in {this time of year it's my butterfly flip flops!} #photoaday #shoes #flipflops #happyfeet #summer #oldnavy

31.  equipment
July 31 - equipment {my Janome Horizon 7700; love love LOVE} #photoaday #janome #sewing #quilting

And there you have it – another month of photo-a-day! Thanks for visiting.

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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