Did catch this post from the National Association of Professional Child Photographers‘ blog this morning???
“Spearmint Baby Reader AMBER SMITH is our Grand Prize Winner!”
Oh yes you read it right! Sorry I had to geek out a little bit and share with you all today my fabulous news! A couple of weeks back I entered a contest on Spearmint Baby (which you all know by now is one of my all time fav blogs!) to be entered to win a new Organic Bloom frame and be entered into the pool for the Grand Prize which was a professional photography session with the amazingly talented Mandy Johnson. I never gave it much thought after hitting enter because seriously, we all love a good giveaway and we will still enter a contest even though there are hundreds of other entries. We just press the submit button and think about how much fun it would be if we actually won.
A couple of days later I was shocked when I got an email letting me know that I won the Organic Bloom frame! I have lusted after those frames since the first time I laid eyes on them and I was just elated to be able to finally have my very own to show off in my home. At the same time they let me know that I would be entered in the drawing for the grand prize which would be announced in the next couple of weeks. I tried to not think about it but let’s be honest I couldn’t help but think about how cool it would be to actually win. Then last week I was out having a shopping day with the girls I got an email that I won the GRAND PRIZE! I was a so excited I may have done a happy dance and a little bit of screaming may have been involved. Considering I was in the dressing room I apologize to anyone who may have been startled by my excitement!
I am kind of embarrassed to say that I think I only have maybe two pictures of the four of us as a family. I have literally hundreds of pictures of the kids but because I am always behind the camera I never have any of myself! I have a really cute picture of Jeremy, Emma Grace and I right after she was born and then I have one of myself along with the two kids at the beach this summer. I do have one from Easter of all four of us but I think that might be it. I couldn’t be more excited for this wonderful opportunity! I am blessed with the most amazing family and I am so happy to be able to finally have some great pictures of us all together!
Although the session will not be until after the new year I can’t help but start thinking of what to wear and where we should go. Anyone in the Triangle have a great idea for a location? I have a couple of good ideas and I’m already thinking I might have to go shopping for some new clothes! Don’t worry I’ll keep you up to date on all the details and I’ll be sure to share our photos too!