10 things making me smile... - The Dainty Squid

10 things making me smile...

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

1 // this fly that opens up so you can hide your tiny treasures inside.
2 // This beautiful pup.
 3 // a brand new wallet for my new driving permit.
(clearly I'm still pretty stoked about that. If you didn't catch it in yesterday's post, I got my temps!)
4 // getting back the first two rolls of film from my new camera and feeling encouraged to shoot more.
...But more on this another day.
5 // organizing my cardigans by color and giving them all matching hangers.
6 // Pretty icicles in the sun.
Maybe the part that really makes me smile about these is that right after I took the picture Crum came trotting over and gently poked his nose into them making them all come crashing down in front of us. I couldn't help but laugh.
7 // monsters under the covers.
8 // seeing what a little collector my nephew is becoming!
9 // photos of flowers from the summer!
Boy, oh boy, I cannot wait to tend to tons of beautiful flowers again soon.
10 //  this amazing brooch from Hungry Designs.
What's making you smile today?
xoxo

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37 thoughts

  1. Such gorgeous photographs : )

    I came across one of those brass flies recently and ummed and ahhed over it. I'm sorry I didn't buy it now, it looks really cute.

    *gone to colour co-ordinate my books* < this makes me happy.

    Have a lovely day : )

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  2. My sweet little baby and her early morning gummy grins. That's what is making me smile today. :) I like your picks!

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  3. Prune juice!
    Er.. I mean, my lil' guy makes me smile - but he's not happy if he's bunged up = prune juice makes US smile! lol
    Soooo.. can I live in your colourful cardigan closet? LOVE it! So cute your nephew is following in your footsteps too!
    Mel ;o)
    needle and nest design

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  4. Great pics! The fly box is super cool but also creeps me out at the same time haha!
    I love that you have that old Pentax! I have the same one and I haven't used it in forever! Have fun with it!

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  5. I really need to organize my closet and the premise of all my stuff looking as cute as yours does when it's color coordinated is awesome motivation!

    Lauren at inbetweenidols.blogspot.com

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  6. so cute to read this positive post :) so this makes me smile)

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  7. What a beautiful dog! And would love to hear more about the prints you developed, that is a great camera :)

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  8. Cheese, Books, My pup and my father are making me smile today. I guess you could say the first two are my passion, they make me smile daily. I saw a cast iron grasshopper at an antique shop and now I'm regretting leaving it there.

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  9. I just love number 7!!! My cat do the same thing, but under the bed <3

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  10. I love that wallet!! It's cute how you organize your closet by color - I need to get matching hangers, mine are all over the place.

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  11. Oh man that photo of your flowers is making me ache for summer! Although that photo of the icicles is quite beautiful :)


    ♥Brooke
    youreinbrookelynn.blogspot.com

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  12. Beautiful photos! I love the dog, so cute!
    Kisses!

    www.marshylicious.blogspot.com.ar

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  13. I love that little fly box, so cute!

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  14. #2>>> absolutely stunning! He is major gorgeous. Love that shot!!!

    Whats making me smile? today is Wednesday for everyone else and Friday for me because i have the rest of the week off for a winter get away with my honey!

    :D

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  15. my little dog every morning come to kiss me, that make me smile.
    really cute photos I like the dog
    xoxo

    alice c'n'r
    http://cutenroll.blogspot.it/

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  16. omg, colour-coordination is so pretty :3 if only I had the patience! -clothes all over the floor-

    and your cat made me laugh xD I've definitely seen that face!

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  17. eeeep! I LOVE that fly case! AND I needs to get me that triceratops brooch!
    ♥ laura
    the blog of worldly delights
    the shop of worldly delights

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  18. Such wonderful things in your life make me smile too! Congrats again on your permit, that wallet is incredible!

    xomando

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  19. Dinosaur brooch! I love it!

    Becky
    xx

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  20. does the fly have a ridged/textured area on the underside of the wings? If so, it is for storing matches- the textured area allows your strike and light your match. Pretty cool. I recently sold one just like it in my etsy shop! :-)

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  21. your organized wardrobe make me smile.

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  22. I love the picture of your camera and your cat. Aren't cat's paws the sweetest things ever?!

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    1. Yes! I love petting kitty paws, probably one of my favorite spots.

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  23. Your icicle photo is gorgeous! And enjoy your Pentax camera...I really enjoy mine!

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  24. Lots of things are making me smile! This post... Impossible Project's American Woods Film (http://tinyurl.com/by47ukz)... the fact that I get to go on a trip soon... Lots to be happy about lately, thankfully.

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  25. That Triceratops brooch... I think I would just about die if that was mine. I have a tattoo of a Triceratops on my arm, called Errol. They've always been my favourite dinosaur, because they have my name in them. Tri-sarah-tops. Get it? Haha. Yes, I'm lame.

    And I forgot to say congrats on getting your drivers license! I took my theory test in the UK 6 years ago, had 5 lessons and then quit because I didn't like my instructor. So I never progressed and obviously never got around to taking the practical test. Maybe I should give it another shot now I live over here!

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    1. Hahaha! I'd make that all my screen names if I were you, trisarahtops! Sounds like you definitely need a triceratops brooch.

      Oh, that's such a bummer. Definitely give it another shot!!
      :)

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  26. That's alotta cardigans!! Is that really a puppy?? So enjoy your blog! :)

    Cookie
    Farley_force_5@yahoo.com

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  27. that dragoon fly box is so amazing. what a fun treasure to have to hide all your most prized possessions!

    xo. c & V
    cake & valley

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  28. I want their deer brooch so bad. So pretty.

    Vintagehoneybee.blogspot.com

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  29. Ha! I was perusing Target recently and saw the wallet with the fox on it and I KNEW I had seen it somewhere but I liked it a lot and bought it then went home to try and find where I had seen it. I was like, "Who likes things with animals on it..." :) Basically I bought that same wallet after I saw it here hah.

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  30. Love, love, love the brooch! But other than that, my little nephew make me REALLY happy. He is the cutest little thing.

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