Sara's Fave Photos Blog

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Published Sunday, December 24, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Tree and presents

Looks like Santa has been here early! Merry Christmas to you and to everyone you love.

Wrapped gifts under the Christmas tree

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Published Saturday, December 23, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Santa stomping grapes

Visited friends who have a food-themed Christmas tree. Here is a Santa-stomping-grapes ornament, because why not?

Santa merrily stomping grapes

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Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Happy Winter Solstice

Of all the winter holidays, the solstice is the one I await most eagerly. Happy return of the light to you and yours!

Happy Winter Solstice

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Published Saturday, December 16, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rainy night Christmas lights

The neighbor who goes all out with holiday decorations added some more this year. (The post below, from a few years ago, was taken from closer up.)

Christmas lights, reflected

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Published Friday, December 15, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Holiday lights

A neighbor in Normandy Park, WA really goes all out.

A Santa gazebo and amazing display of Christmas lights decorate the night

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Published Thursday, December 14, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peony bouquet

From the other side of the year, peonies in June.

Pale pink peonies in a bouquet, from my garden in June

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Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Iridescent magenta petunia

Looking back at some summer photos, found this glowing petunia.

Deep magenta and black petunia in a summer bouquet

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Published Monday, December 11, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Winter sunset

Finally got outside for a bit in the sunshine. This from the Winco parking lot in Kent.

Bare trees against a winter sky with some clouds at sunset

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Published Sunday, December 10, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Paperwhite shadows

A single bulb is blooming on my kitchen table.

Creamy white paperwhite bulb (a kind of narcissus) blooming indoors in winter sunlight

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Published Saturday, December 9, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

White hyacinths bouquet

Such a wintry look!

Stems of white hyacinths in a vase brighten up a winter evening

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Published Thursday, December 7, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

April magnolia blossoms

Springtime will come.

Blue sky and white clouds behind a Japanese magnolia tree in springtime

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Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Spring hosta leaves

Sometimes I like the emerging plants and buds better than the final thing. From the archives, hosta leaves unfurling in April.

Emerging variegated hosta foliage in April

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