Friday, October 17, 2008

Fall Photo Shoot

We got back home from our trip to the UK yesterday. We stayed with my SIL Lisette and her family for 5 days. It was so wonderful to see them again. The last time we saw them was in January when they were over from Australia. Now that they live in the UK again we can see other more often. The kids had a fun time together and spent lots of time outside on the trampoline, playing with Playmobil and the Barbie/Bratz dolls. We went shopping in Kingston and Guildford, and Lisette and I did some online shopping for Sizzix and Cuttlebug dies. I brought my scrap goodies along so Lisette and I could do some card making together. We even worked on our 2 Sketches 4 You DT card for next week. I will show some of my cards in the next few days.

We had beautiful fall weather during our stay. After lunch on Saturday we went to the park near by Lisette's home. I love Lisette's photography skills, and asked her to do a little photo shoot. She made some great pictures of us. Here are some of my favorites....















Lisette, thanks for the beautiful pictures. And a big thanks to you all for having us this past week. We enjoyed ourselves very much, and it was so good to see you all again.

This morning I had to weigh in again, and I was very pleased with the result. I lost 1.7kg (3.75lb) this week which means a total of 8.2kg (18lb) in 5 weeks. I can tell you it wasn't easy for me this week being surrounded by 4 adults and 5 kids who are allowed to eat everything. And let's not forget about Beth who loves baking. During our stay she and Lisette made caramel/ chocolate cupcakes, NY cheesecake, chocolate cake and chocolate hedgehog. It all looked so yummy, but I didn't take anything. However, I did cheat a little on the fresh fruit salad with Greek yoghurt and honey they had each afternoon. :D I was able to resist it the first few days, but couldn't resist it any longer on the last 2 days. Well....who cares? You have to treat yourself a little from time to time.

Have a wonderful weekend!

19 comments:

Myrthe said...

Mooie foto's! En congrats on the weightloss!

Miranda said...

Great pictures Ingrid. Your sil has a great eye for it!
And congrats with you weight loss! Pretty cool you did loose this week. You can be proud of your self!

Leontine said...

Wow, wat a beautiful pictures!! And your weight loss is amazing....I have a hard time at the moment. No weight loss for me. Hugs, Leontine

Hanneke said...

Ja, die foto's zijn super!! Echt mooi!!
Enne... je gaat lekker hoor met je afvallen, hartstikke goed!

XxX

Berdien said...

Wat een prachtige foto's van jullie allemaal !!! Leuke dochters heb je !!
Groetjss Berdien

Sandra said...

Wat een prachtige foto's! En wat een mooie meiden heb je toch! Wat ga je goed met afvallen!!

Scraps~from~a~Boy said...

Wat een prachtige foto's zeg!! Helemaal mooi!

XOXO Peter

**SCRAP-GEK** said...

oooooh zo te horen hebben jullie een prachtige vakantie gehad! fijn joh! en die foto's zijn helemaal gaaf en je kunt echt super goed zien dat je afgevallen bent joh! toppie! ik vind het zo knap van je!!! you rock girl! fijn weekend! groetjes marije.

Laura Davis said...

Ingrid, yes indeed Lisette is such a talented photographer! It also helps to have a beautiful subject to photograph. You and your family are darling:) Your girls are so stinkin cute!
Great job with your weight loss! I admire your self control, it motivates me big time, thanks:)
You look fabulous my friend!
Hugs,
Laura

Anja (scrappie) said...

Prachtige foto's Ingrid en jullie hebben een heerlijke week gehad zo te lezen. En knap hoor dat je er dan toch in slaagt om af te vallen als je zo'n weekje weg bent ik kan dat niet hoor.

Je@net said...

Wat goed dat je al zoveel afgevallen bent Ingrid!! En wat een prachtige foto's!! Het was ook super mooi herfstweer!
Fijn weekend!

jolan said...

Wow mooie foto's! Heerlijk ook om zo ff een paar dagen er tussen uit te zijn. groetjes Jolan

Wilma said...

Mooie foto's zeg!

Monique said...

Wat fijn dat ze zoveel dichterbij wonen en dat jullie gelijk lekker lang bij elkaar konden zijn! Geweldige fotoshoot en de meiden zij al echt prachtige fotomodellen! Toch wel goed gekeken dat er geen hondenpoep lag hè :) ? En ik heb bewondering voor je kracht om van al dat lekkers af te blijven; gelukkig werd je er later voor beloond :)

~Nancy~ said...

These pictures are awesome! WOWWW!!! Lisette her photo skills are amazing!!!!! Thanks for sharing and YAY on the weightloss! XOXO

Lisette said...

I already told you, but I thought it was fantastic how you could resist all the food that was around you last week. Congrats on the weight loss! It was great to have the opportunity to take the picture of all of you. I had a great time. xox

BellaMio said...

I found your beautiful blog a little while ago.., your make such beautiful things and have a lovely family!! I did also fall in love with scrap booking through the last years.., it is so much fun!! Autumn greetings from your old Danish penpal Ulla :-)

Norbiba said...

Wat een leuke foto's zeg!!!!!

en gefeliciteerd met het afvallen...goed hoor!!!!!!

Frumpies world said...

Wat een gave foto's zeg, heel erg mooi. En wat goed van je dat je al zoveel afgevallen bent...het lukt me nog niet, komt hopelijk nog wel...xxxWendy.