Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Maeve & Posts of the Week

At our recent visit with relatives on Christmas Day, my camera and I couldn't quite get enough of sweet baby Maeve. I hope she makes you smile, too.
maeve beautiful
Who couldn't fall in love with an angel face like this?

maeve twirl
Her big sister had been demonstrating some of her dance moves and Maeve made sure we knew she could do likewise.

maeve takes a bow
Bravo! Take a bow, tiny dancer.

maeve potatoes
What little kidlet doesn't love mashed potatoes?

maeve and furby
Maeve spent quite some time trying to figure out how this Furby worked.

And she was amazingly adept at tapping and swiping her way through her mother's iPhone.

maeve sweetie2
Isn't this a sweet Christmas angel? Dirty face and all.

maeve sweetie
I'm sure you can see her wings and halo if you squint.

Thanks for indulging me.

And now, without further delay, here are the Posts of the Week. The icon below is yours for the taking if if your blog post is named as a POTW.



This first story, "Still Waters" is particularly special to me because the Auntie Minnie in the story also happened to be my own Auntie Minnie. Blog author Phyllis is my first cousin and Auntie Minnie was our grandmother's (my paternal, her maternal)'s sister:

Still Waters
by Phyllis
at Prompt Prose

by Sandy
at Writing in Faith

Coffee, Reflections and Music
by A Cuban in London
at Un Cubano en Londres


The New Year's Eve That Changed My Life
by Red
at Hiawatha House

A Different Point of View
by Pauline
at Writing Down the Words


Sylvan Spirit
by Tammie Lee
at Spirithelpers

by Daniel
at The Pixel Collective

Golden Apples of the Sun
by Louciao
at D
écolleté Glimpses


by Bag Lady
at Bag Lady's Blather

Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time
by Betty
at Bossy Betty


Recommended by: Dianne
by Marcie
at Daily Practice


Please drop by their blogs for a visit and leave a kind comment if you have the time. Also, please feel free to add your own choices (for any blog except this one) for a specific blog post in the comments section below, where others can see them.

Thank you


Kerri Farley said...

Oh what a sweetie!

Sueann said...

She is totally adorable!!

Laura~Pretty Pix said...

Absolutely adorable!
(I can see her slightly tilted halo.)

Andy said...

Excellent photos of Maeve that she will have for a lifetime.

Brian Miller said...

ha i love the look of concentration in the one where she is looking at the leap pad....smiles..

congrats everyone!

Pearl said...

Maeve is precious. The faces of small children are so wonderful: open, vulnerable, full of expression. Your pics of her are perfect.


Magia da Inês said...

Que doçura!
Bom dia!!!!
░ Beijinhos do Brasil. ✿⊱彡

Gary's third pottery blog said...

ohhh...why do kids have to grow up, hmm?

DJan said...

She is incredibly precious indeed. Thanks for sharing her, AND the POTWs. :-)

Daryl said...

wonderful blogs/posts

Gail Dixon said...

Maeve is a precious little girl and you photographed her well. Congrats to POTW winners! I visit Daniel regularly but I'll check out the others. It's so generous of you to do this, Hilary!

Lynne with an e said...

I am not one to gush over children, but this wee angel is soooooo adorable!

TexWisGirl said...

she is adorable. will have to visit these fine folks a bit later today.

Phyllis E said...

What a beautiful little girl, Cuzzie. I love the picture of her with the iPhone. Such a comment on today's world.

Thank you so much for making Auntie Minnie your POTW. She was always one of my favourites.

Cuzzie P.

Lynne with an e said...

PS Just noticed the POTW graciously bestowed upon me. Thank you so much!

OmaLindasOldeBaggsandStuftShirts said...

This little angel is just adorable...I love the dirty face photo best. I have three dirty face photos in my living room in a prized place of Shelley and the grands cuz kids are cutest when frosted. Oma Linda

Crabby McSlacker said...

Wow, you've really captured how adorable she is.

And I don't think I've ever seen a photo of a kid using modern electronics that has so much heartwarming radiance! If Apple gets a hold of your talent you could sell zillions.

Rosaria Williams said...

What a precious little girl! You captured some sweet moments, H.

Nadezda said...

Sweet little girl!
Her eyes are so clean and deep.
Lucky her mom.

stephen Hayes said...

Her wistful expression in that last photo is a treasure.

Karen (formerly kcinnova) said...

These photos of Maeve make me wish you had been with my family when my own kids were that age -- what precious photographs!
Squeezing in a bit of reading this morning...
Thank you!

Gillian Olson said...

She is an angel, such beautiful eyes.

Out on the prairie said...

A real cutie, I love to watch this age.

messymimi said...

A prettier Christmas angel you never will see.

Red said...

Thanks for giving me a quote of the week. These are surprising to me and much appreciated.
I'm going to have to figure out how to get the icon on to Hiawatha House.

Tammie Lee said...

Maeve is absolutely adorable!

thank you for sharing all these wonderful links and for including my photography in the mix!

Ruth Hiebert said...

The dirty face make her real.SHe is adorable,even with crumbs on her face.

Karen said...

okay, I'm in love. And I loved the bow picture, lovely dress and bare feet. Made me smile. Daaaarling!

Barb said...

Oh, innocence - all sweetness and smears!

Linda at To Behold The Beauty said...

Oh, I love the picture of Maeve with the dirty face. What expression in those eyes.

Anonymous said...

I can see her halo and wings - she's precious! Congrats to the POTW. I'm off to read a few! Thank you!

Joanna Jenkins said...

Aww, Little Miss Maeve is so sweet all dressed up for Christmas!
Thanks for making me smile.
xo jj

Dave said...

Love that little angel Hilary :-) - Dave

Maggie May said...

Maeve is a lovely little girl with a very expressive face.
Maggie x

Nuts in May

Anonymous said...

Oh, she is a real cutie!

Betty Manousos said...

omg, she is the cutest little girl ever!!

your photos/composition are really stunning as usual.

big hugs~

Anvilcloud said...

Who in the world would post pictures of kids? ;)

What a sweetie she is. The camera loves her.

Slamdunk said...

Ha, Maeve looks like quite the entertainer. You captured her very well Hilary.

Off to see what POTW you have.

the Bag Lady said...

She is truly adorable! Love her purple dress.
And thanks for the POTW!

Dianne said...

she is beautiful!
love her dirty face shot and the one by the tree, what an amazing expression she has

Linda said...

Cute pictures. That little gal has some serious eyelashes!

photowannabe said...

Maeve is certainly a cutie. What an angelic face, chocolate crumbs and all.

Liz Mays said...

Cheeks, feet, eyes...she's a darling little package indeed.

Jenn Jilks said...

What a delightful little babe!
Cheers from Cottage Country!

Reena said...

Oh my goodness, she is so precious and you have captured her innocence spectacularly.

Unknown said...

Hilary: You have captured such a precious little girl! These photos are just delightful!! Now onto the POTW sites! Have a good weekend!!!

A Cuban In London said...

Many thanks for linking my blog. Baby Maeve looks angelic indeed. It's a funny coincidence because my son's 15th b'day was yesterday and I was thinking last night of the first time I saw his beautiful and angelic face at the hospital after he'd just been born! :-)

Greetings from London.

Aritha said...

Sweet, precious girl! Amazing photos.

Anita said...

Maeve is a perfect reason for celebrating Christmas. :)

Bob Bushell said...

Isn't she so sweet, well photographed Hilary.

Bossy Betty said...

Thanks for including my decorating prowess here!

That Janie Girl said...

Ohhhhh!!! Maeve is gorgeous…and I love her name!

Thanks for sharing!

Pauline said...

Hilary - thanks once again for awarding me a POTW! I've found so many new blogs to read since you started posting weekly choices, and had visits from new readers. For that I thank you, too!

Pauline said...

Little Maeve is adorable. No squinting necessary to see those wings!

Hilary said...

I love the little bare feet.
Ah, precious.

Russell said...

Some nice photos of one of God's angels.

I enjoy seeing the various posts you suggest and hope to get around to them. I have found some really fantastic ones through your recommendations.

Take care.

NitWit1 said...

What an angelic sweet cherub Maeve is.

Suldog said...

She's lovely. And the grin while she's working the i-phone... big smiles are wonderful, but that understated happiness is sublime.

Mimi said...

Maeve is adorable, thanks for letting us meet her! Isn't it amazing how one so tiny can manouvre reound an iPhone, but we adults are challenged by it. (or at least I was!)

Linda said...

Oh, she is adorable! Your profile shots are just gorgeous!

Dan said...

Cutie pie!

... and Thank you!