Elma Family Kitty Living Arrows Photography

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27/01/2014

Sometimes the very best of times are the quiet days, the ordinary ones, the ones spent watching out of the window for a break in the rain so that we can make good on our promise of a trip to the play park, only for the skies to darken and the heavens open as soon as we got there.

Kitty might only have managed a few loops on the roundabout, a scramble across theย climbing frame and a little drive of the toy car before the rain turned to hail but it was worth it, even when we found ourselves tucked under the slide for a little shelter from the icy deluge, just for the gleam in her eye when she talks about her ‘adventure’.

Space for the Butterflies - aneclectic handmade family life

And sometimes it’sย a day when you realise that your tiny daughter has got big enough to reach the kitchen sink; mainly because that’s where you found your scarf.Space for the Butterflies - aneclectic handmade family life

Quiet, simple, ordinary and treasured.

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  • Anna-Marie 27/01/2014 at 9:50 am

    Sounds like the perfect adventure!

    • Carie 27/01/2014 at 5:08 pm

      Thank you – it was crazy but worth it!

  • Charly Dove 27/01/2014 at 10:51 am

    Fabulous post and gorgeous photos ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Carie 27/01/2014 at 5:12 pm

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Fiona Naughton 27/01/2014 at 12:13 pm

    Your girls are beautiful! What better adventure than a trip to the playground, even if the rain did get in the way! I love the Living Arrows linky, look forward to seeing everyone’s images every week ๐Ÿ™‚

    Fiona @ http://www.dollydowsie.com

    • Carie 27/01/2014 at 5:17 pm

      Thank you! I love it too – there are always so many gorgeous pictures!

  • Karen 27/01/2014 at 1:04 pm

    Haha I find everything hidden in our hoy kitchen. Everything’s an adventure when your little. Lovely post & photos #ivingarrows

    • Carie 28/01/2014 at 9:43 pm

      The first Christmas we had it, I found the Toblerone from my stocking tucked inside – it’s definitely the place to start looking for missing things!

  • YouBabyMeMummy 27/01/2014 at 1:37 pm

    Stunning pictures, really beautiful x

    • Carie 28/01/2014 at 9:45 pm

      Thank you so much!

  • Jenny 27/01/2014 at 2:15 pm

    Popping over from iheartsnapping – I think these pictures are stunning. #livingarrows Your girls are adorable. Sounds like they had a great adventure.

    • Carie 28/01/2014 at 9:54 pm

      Thank you, we had a lot of fun!

  • Mona 27/01/2014 at 4:18 pm

    Your babies look like celebrity kids! So adorable.

    • Carie 28/01/2014 at 10:08 pm

      Than you ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Amy 27/01/2014 at 8:15 pm

    There’s adventure everywhere when you’re small! Great pictures x

    • Carie 28/01/2014 at 10:18 pm

      It’s true! It was cold and wet and brilliant!

  • Katie @mummydaddyme 27/01/2014 at 8:35 pm

    I love the photo of Elma, she reminds me of LL as she is obsessed with the toy kitchen sink! x

  • hena tayeb 27/01/2014 at 9:29 pm

    they are just full of surprises aren’t they?

  • Donna 27/01/2014 at 9:45 pm

    They are lovely photos. The ordinary moments are most often the best! x

  • Emma 28/01/2014 at 9:57 am

    Awww, beautiful. The ordinary days are definitely the best. x

  • Faded Seaside Mama 28/01/2014 at 8:51 pm

    Beautiful photos to accompany a lovely day. Your girls are gorgeous!

    • Carie 29/01/2014 at 5:16 pm

      Thank you, they’re both so much fun at the moment!

  • mascara & mud 29/01/2014 at 10:09 am

    aww, just gorgeous!

    • Carie 29/01/2014 at 5:03 pm

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Claire @ Great British Family 29/01/2014 at 12:44 pm

    Sounds a lovely but cold/wet day. Beautiful pictures

    • Carie 29/01/2014 at 5:02 pm

      Thank you – definitely chilly though!

  • Hayley at Shutterflies 02/02/2014 at 10:57 pm

    We find the craziest things in our toy kitchen! I always look forward to your Living Arrows post, Carie. I love the photos of your girls and your words x

    • Carie 03/02/2014 at 8:58 am

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚ the first Christmas it arrived I found the Toblerone from my stocking tucked neatly at the back of the fridge – it’s set the tone for all the things that end up there!