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    Hello! My name is Kim. I created this blog as a place for me to compile all of my, well, everything. I have been trying to separate "work" and "personal" in the blogging world for way too long. So here at tickledpink studios, you will be sure to find a little bit of everything. The reason I picked up my first "real" camera to begin with was so I could learn to capture the moments in my every day life that, unfortunately will not last forever. You will mostly see pictures on this blog, but don't be surprised if you happen upon some fun adventures, family journaling, graphic design, crafting, cooking, baking, organizing, chaos, funny kid quotes, and anything else I feel like doing, saying or creating at the moment. Years from now, I hope to look back and be "tickled pink" because I did such a good job documenting the things in my life that make me enjoy it.

Lola is 3!

I could honestly write for days about our little LOLA. She is so little, but so full of life and love and joy and fun and everything in between. She is so sweet and kind and aware of other people’s feelings. “Mom, why are you doing that face?” “Mom, are you happy?” “I’m sorry mom.” “Dad, can I go on your head?” (how she asks for a shoulder ride) “Carry me like a baby!” (how she likes me to hold her as I carry her to bed EVERY night, cradled like a baby). Every nap time and bedtime I ask her what song she would like me to sing. Every time she says, “Jesus.” And I sing “I’m trying to be like Jesus”. Every. Single. Day. 🙂 Sometimes she sings with me and sometimes she just watches me as she sucks on her lip. And sometimes, she reaches up and strokes my face in the most loving way.  Just last week, out of the blue I heard her say to Hudson, “Hudson, you are my best friend.” She sure loves her brother. She loves her sister too. She is so patient with Faye constantly chasing her around and trying to take over whatever she is playing with. She loves pink and purple. She loves to color, paint, stamp, cut, glue, etc. She also loves tape and stickers. (I love finding her little artwork taped up all over my house with 20 pieces of tape securing each one to the wall).  She loves to dress up in her little ballet clothes or her princess dresses, changing her  mind about which one to wear a half dozen times a day.  She asks me to turn on Princess music and then melts my heart as she excitedly asks, “mom, you want to dance with me?!” It is more of a statement with only a hint of a question.  She loves watching Dora, Diego, Angelina Ballerina, and Curious George.  She will eat practically any fruit or vegetable placed in front of her but doesn’t particularly care for cheese or dressing, butter, creams. I call her my WHOLE FOODS girl.  Her favorite snack lately is a spoonful of Peanut Butter.  She is a snack queen.  She loves her “makeup” (chapstick) and still sleeps with her “I LOVE YOU baby” (the baby says I love you and makes a kissing sound when you squeeze her, therefore her name is “I LOVE YOU BABY”) Lola started Sunbeams this January with many of her nursery friends and LOVES being big enough to go to primary. Speaking of being big enough. I think every day for a week after her birthday, she’d stand on the bench at the table and announce to all of us, “look, I’m bigger now! I’m a big girl!” She continues to be happy and positive girl, very friendly to everyone and such a joy to our family. Here are a few pictures that I took of her down the street in the gardens at the Egyptian Museum. I love this girl and am so grateful to be her Mama!

Sandy Stevend - February 10, 2014 - 10:47 am

I love our little Lola! These pictures are adorable! Your words and pictures describe such a vibrant, sweet spirit. Hugs and kisses! ‘D’

Rebecca - February 10, 2014 - 11:59 am

Heart officially melted! She could not be any cuter!

Autumn - February 13, 2014 - 12:16 pm

I love, love, love this sweet girl! Love these pictures! Her glasses look adorable on her! Miss you all!

Darcy - February 16, 2014 - 5:04 pm

She is so adorable! Just gorgeous! Spoonful of peanut butter huh? Sounds like a Mama gene 🙂