Sunday Snapshot {Sprinkles of my grandmother's love}

BLOG serious face yellow dress

A few weeks ago I took Lily to a horse stable near our home while the boys were gone.

I love the way her hair is backlit and the string is wrapped around her little finger. 
 The only thing missing is my grandmother's pin.

BLOG smile by steps with mimi's broach

This broach is one that my Mimi made when I was growing up.

BLOG pointing to number two on door

My grandmother had an apartment in our basement growing up so we were able to spend a lot of time together.

I have fond memories going down to her craft room and watching her create.

When I found this particular pin in the box my mom gave me, I knew I had to put it with this yellow dress.


My only wish is that she could have met Lily.

BLOG turning by barn door

Much of who I am today is a reflection of my Mimi.

BLOG close up smile by steps

Seeing Lily wear this pin was like a sprinkle of her love falling down on us that afternoon.

...a perfect addition to the beautiful light that filled every frame.  

BLOG walking toward bell

This was one of the first pictures I took when we got there. 

 Lily was headed straight for the old bell to see what it was.

BLOG leaning over less bright

 Love the pop of red from her sunglasses that she insisted on wearing as she is bending down to get a good look at the bell.

BLOG looking down at cup

After viewing the stables we headed over to the fence where the sun was starting to set.

This is when I changed out her headband..looking back I would do it different.

BLOG looking down by fence

She was getting a little tired by this point but there is something about the innocence of her expressions that I love.

BLOG squatting down by fence

Lily loves to create and do art just like my Mimi.  

I have no doubt they would have had a very special bond.  

BLOG sunflare looking down
Linking up with Stefanie's Sunday Snapshot.

Mark 5D iii 85mm 1.2
Settings for the first image
F 3.2
SS 1.320
ISO 160

Processed with Florabella's Colorplay

Ni Hao Yall


Virginia said...

Wow! Beautiful shots and she is so, so pretty.

Gin =)

kristinvald said...

BEAUTIFUL pictures of a beautiful girl, WOW !!

KristĂ­n Vald

The Dear Family said...

Beautiful little girl. I love the dress!

Hannah said...

These are stunning! I think you have a winner this week! :)

Unknown said...

So very very beautiful! Very touching story of your Grandmother:)

Nancy @ Ordinary Miracles & The Crazy 10 said...

Oh my these are gorgeous. Well you know I love the name Mimi. But yellow is SO pretty in pics and you've just captured it so so very well. Luv these!

Stefanie said...

Such a beautiful set, made all the more special by the meaning behind them :)

likeschocolate said...

She is so dang beautiful! Gorgeous hair!

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