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January picture(s) of the day

One of my "resolutions", or goals, this year is to get a Picture of the Day each day of this year (2011).  I haven't known what I was going to do with these pictures. . .it was just an excuse to make sure I used my camera a lot :)  Anyhow, today we were at Sam's Club and I saw a great little scrapbook, all set up ready for pictures and thought, "Aha!  This is it!  The kids can help with this. . ."  I don't even think the pages are supposed to come out -- it's a 12x12 softcover thing with extra letters and stickers in the front.  For $13 I figured it is worth a try. . .
An hour or so ago I got online to check e-mail (it's kinda backed up) and saw a promotion that Snapfish is running now so I decided to start going through my 2011 pictures. . .
Ugh.  It took me an HOUR to go through all my January pictures.  On some days, there are just too many to choose from so I went ahead and chose a couple to print.  Either we'll put more than one on a page or we'll just decide when we get to that day.
I have three or four with Miss Marie and her puzzles. . .ha!  She is one who really keeps me "on track" with my picture-of-the-day adventure.
I also found through these pictures that the weather changed dramatically in January.  I know the dates on my pictures are annoying, but they help *me* stay on track.  The above one of Thomas and Frederick was the 23rd of January.  The next one was taken on the 26th of January:
Yea, can you believe it?  Then keep going. . .the next is three days later:
 So. . .kinda fun looking back.  And seeing the trampoline go up (on the 23rd) and being used all these days after!
There are some days that I see I'm missing. . .but know I took some on my cell phone too so will need to look through and see if I can fill in.  Some are very "mundane" pictures (doing schoolwork) and one day I took a picture of the day on the calendar, the time on the clock, then went around and snapped a picture of everyone in the house at the time.  I'll have to remember to do that again!

Let's see. . .and hour to go through and download pictures for one month, and another hour to blog about it. . .I have some mighty time on my hands!!! 

Glad to have the luxury of a little time to record these memories for my family :) 

Blessings,
Jenni

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  1. Oh my gosh Jenni, a picture a day?! I don't know how you've done it already this far! That's definitely the hardest part...going through and figuring out which pictures are the best! So fun though...I love that you captured the crazy weather changes with the dates!

    Hope everything is going well!
    xo,
    Kara

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