December 18, 2017

Day 352: Bokeh Tree

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December 15, 2017

Day 349: Where I Stand

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In my backyard with some freshly picked lemons.

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Day 346: Lights

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When you really want to get a beautiful picture of holiday lights 
but your cat gets involved....

December 11, 2017

Weeknight Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner

Another winner tonight: 
Recipe from Cooking Light
I prepped the veggies and measured the rest 
of the ingredients ahead of time 
so this came together pretty quickly at dinner time. 
It was a hit, even with the visible mushrooms! 
7 Weight Watchers Freestyle/Smart Points.

Day 354: Bells

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Days 340 and 341

Days 340 and 341.
Fun with water droplet refraction!

Capture Your 365 Day 340: The Colors of Christmas.

Capture Your 365 Day 341: Holiday Whimsy. 

December 6, 2017

PB&J Stuffed Multigrain Pancakes

There are a few steps in this recipe
but they are worth it!
The pancakes have peanut butter powder in them
and are filled with the jam of your choice.
Topped with powdered sugar and served with fresh blueberries.
Recipe from Cooking Light.
6 Weight Watchers Smart Points each.

December 4, 2017

StockedFullofCheer Day 4: Sunset

Day 4: Sunset.
Buckley Cove Marina, Stockton, California.

StockedFullofCheer Day 3: Architecture

Capturing December in Stockton, California
Day 3: Architecture.

Day 337: Tree

I submitted this photo to the Stockton Record for the
 Readers Photo Challenge: Reaching for the Stars.
It was chosen as a top pick from 118 entries!

December 2, 2017

StockedFullofCheer Day 2: Explore a Holiday Event

Capturing December in Stockton, California. 
Day 2: Explore a Holiday Event. 
There are so many holiday events happening in Stockton! 
Last night we went to the 1st Annual Lighted Boat Show at Village West Marina.

December 1, 2017

StockedFullofCheer Day 1: Self-Portrait

Capturing December in Stockton, California. 
Day 1: Self-Portrait (introduce yourself).
We moved to Stockton over the summer and love 
all of the dining, shopping, and fun activities that the city has to offer!

Day 335: 'Tis the Season

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'Tis the season to try a DIY bokeh filter!

November 30, 2017

Turkey Burgers with Cranberry-Apple Relish

This burger sounds a little odd but it was very good!
The flavors go so well together!
Recipe from Cooking Light.
Served with a side salad
13 Weight Watchers Smart Points for the meal.

Day 308: Orange

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Sunset behind the SMUD Windfarm 

Day 330: Droplets

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Fun with water droplet refraction!

November 29, 2017

Day 295: Seasonal Light

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November 27, 2017

Day 331: Water Reflection

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Black and White Challenge

Seven days, seven photos in black and white of your everyday life. 
No explanation, no people.

Day 1:

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November 14, 2017

Day 318: Find a Heart

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I found my heart in a deliciously perfect flat white at my favorite coffee shop. 🖤

November 8, 2017

Morning Reflection

Morning reflection.

November 7, 2017

November 6, 2017

Day 309: Circle

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Family-Style Meatball "Fondue"

This dinner was DELICIOUS!
Super moist turkey meatballs are simmered in marinara sauce, 
topped with mozzarella, and broiled.  
Slices of baguette are used to scoop up the tasty meatballs.  
Served with a side salad.  
Recipe from Cooking Light.  
12 Weight Watchers Smart points for 6 slices of bread and 6 meatballs. 

Day 310: Geometric Shapes

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October 30, 2017

Day 303: Imagination

Capture Your 365 day 303:  Imagination.
In her imagination she is a fierce lion,
out in the wild,
aggressively hunting some prey.

October 29, 2017

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes with Homemade Pumpkin Butter

The perfect brunch for a cool fall morning! 
Recipe from Skinny Taste
The pumpkin butter was so delicious on the pancakes!
I had one more pancake than the recommended serving size 
so this portion is 15 Weight Watchers Smart Points.

Day 302: Inheritance

Capture Your 365 Day 302:  Inheritance.
This amazing (and top secret!) sugar cookie recipe 
has been in my family for at least 3 generations.
I inherited the recipe from my Grandma June.
Someday my children will inherit it from me.

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October 28, 2017

Flank Steak with Tomato Bruschetta

Super quick, extra delicious! 
4 pieces for 9 Weight Watchers Smart Points. 
Recipe from Cooking Light.

Day 301: Foliage

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October 27, 2017

Capture Your 365 Day 300: Concealment

Capture Your 365 Day 300: Concealment. 
Little Maisy, concealed behind a corner 
and a painting that needs to be hung, 
ready to pounce!

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Sunrise in Brookside.
Stockton, California.

October 25, 2017

Day 298: Indulgence

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Ahhhhh, my morning indulgence! 
Hot coffee and a homemade mini pumpkin muffin!

Chicken Yakitori

Recipe from Cooking Light.
Quick, easy, and so flavorful!
Served with steamed broccoli and rice pilaf.
8 Weight Watchers Smart Points for the meal.

October 8, 2017

Day 281: Outline

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A creative display at the local library to promote 'killer thrillers'!