As happy as a kid on Christmas morning!


        I may have had too much going on to blog for the weak leading up to Christmas. Really though, that’s not the case. I could have posted about the cookies my mom and I baked or our fabulous dinner last night. I even made English muffins (my best batch yet) and didn’t snap a single picture. Why?
        Taking pictures of beautiful food I was really proud of got to be too depressing. Our little video camera just doesn’t take good close-up pictures. I was sick of blurry images and dishes so distant you couldn’t tell what I had baked.
        Maybe the holiday frenzy did play a bit of a role in keeping me away from the blog. Lee and I flew to Seattle to visit my mom in her new house for Christmas. We’ve been exploring the city, helping around the house, and running in the Arboretum. My mom and I have been cooking up a storm. Seattle has some fabulous food and it’s so nice to have a Trader Joe’s right down the street!

        Now I’m back and there will be no more blurry food pictures! My parents got me a Nikon D5000 for Christmas! I am so, so, so excited! This might just be the best Christmas present ever. The camera was a little intimidating at first. All I did was fondle it until last night, when I finally managed to take some pictures. They didn’t turn out so great but the ones I took this morning are much better!



Tomorrow I’m going to get baking so there will be more to come soon!


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7 Responses to As happy as a kid on Christmas morning!

  1. Woohoo! Mega congrats! I got a DSLR for Xmas as well and I haven’t even touched it yet. I think today will be the day!

  2. Congrats on your new camera! Enjoy! I look forward to seeing your pictures. Happy New Year!

  3. what a fabulous gift!! congrats and have fun with it! you’ll learn quick I’m sure 🙂

  4. yay! I’m so happy for you 🙂
    I might have to ask you to take pics of my baked goods for me now!
    (still waiting for the camera fairy to replace my broken camera…. and my now broken laptop…)

    • Rachel

      Thanks! I’d be happy to take pictures for you as long as I get to eat the goods too!
      I’m sorry to hear about your camera and computer. I hope the electronics fairies will visit you soon!

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