nicole | impromptu portraits downtown

IMG_7501Last Friday my dear friend, Nicole, and I checked out a new-to-us coffee shop downtown. Our iced lattes were followed by a nice walk, and obviously, much picture-taking :)

Here are some impromptu portraits of Nicole! (iPhone only) Continue reading

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three from the weekend

threefromtheweekend20I did everything this weekend. Farmers market, library, a friends yard sale, tacos, Costco, family dinner with dear friends (we laughed harder than any of us had laughed in a long time), church, lunch with friends, and church again. It was full and wonderful, and I’m simultaneously feeling full of energy and sleep deprived. The next several weeks will be grand.

Also, I know that historically I’ve not been the greatest about blogging while I’m home, but I’m committed to it this time. This venue is wonderful for documentation and I’d like to make sure I have posts to go back and read when I want to remember. I hope you find it maybe even just slightly interesting. And if you don’t, well, that’s fine too! :)

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01 / Lemonade at the farmers market.

02 / Playing a new game with our friends.

03 / A silent spot at church after services.

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xo,
Maci

photo adventure 09

photo adventure 09Date: April 4, 2015
Time: Approx. 4:30pm
Location: Downtown

These 7 shots are from what was definitely the shortest photo adventure Meegan and I have ever gone on. We parked in two different locations downtown on our way home from Starbucks and had like 30 minutes tops to spend taking photos. Continue reading

march / the month in instagrams

[This is the post in which I share photos and a candid review of the month. Click on the photos to read the captions.]

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three from the weekend

threefromtheweekend1501 / It rained a bit, but I loved it because it felt like winter at home (read: rain, 55 degrees) and I got to wear my TOMS.
02 / On Saturday I played guitar outside and it was grand.
03 / Meegan and I squeezed in a photo adventure without even trying! More photos soon.

xo,
Maci

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P.S. For more weekend snapshots, check out my story on Steller! Happily, the hashtag challenge this week is #stellerweekend :)

shadows on the tennis court

tennis01Yesterday I convinced my brother to go play tennis with me because it was such a beautiful day and I’ve been dying for a chance to play. The public court we use gets full sun, and I found myself admiring the dramatic shadows as we played. So when we finished up I grabbed my iPhone and took a few snapshots. Continue reading

february / the month in instagrams

[This is the post in which I share photos and a candid review of the month. Click on the photos to read the captions.]

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january / the month in instagrams

[This is the post in which I share photos and a candid review of the month. Click on the photos to read the captions.]

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January 2015 happened. I’m not feeling wordy, so I’ll let the snapshots speak.

xo,
Maci

*All photos are from my personal Instagram this month. If you’d like, you can follow my public Instagram @thethoughtfulplate.

november / the month in instagrams

[This is the post in which I share photos and a candid review of the month. Click on the photos to read the captions.] Continue reading