thanksgiving

i have had a lot to give thanks for recently, so even though we don’t celebrate thanksgiving i’ll be giving it a polite nod and hope all of you in the states have a great time with your families.

1956 roadtrip

these photos are from andy blair, they show his mom and dad travelling from new york to los angeles to visit his aunt and extended family in 1956

kiekies

kelsey has shared over 300 of her vintage family photographs on flickr. they are so cool, i must have looked at every single one. i wouldn’t be surprised if one day i start breaking into people’s houses just so i can sit in the dark looking at their old photos……

sad coco

coco

coco is my family’s german short haired pointer, and if you know anything about this breed it’s that they need a lot of exercise. and i mean a lot. unfortunately for coco it’s been raining quite often & will be for the next few months (ah, love those cape winters)…

i’m so glad you’re here

hello tuesday! it’s always nice to see you, monday is so crap. this mountain goat could probably stare down marina abramović, hey? here are some more silly photos to get your tuesday rolling in the right direction…

the past

i’m glad so many people are taking the time to share their old family photos on flickr. these belong to megazord.

betty-03

betty

this lady is in almost all my ouma’s photographs – i think she was her best friend, and somehow i imagine her name to be betty. you can see her in a stunning bridesmaid dress here ;) – to see more of my vintage family photos visit my flickr.

homework

esbjorn doing his homework (1912) – carl larsson that feeling – when it’s so nice outside but you have work to do. man.

mi madre

my love for old photos never wanes, look at the gorgeous shots of this guy’s mom in the sixties

nom nom nom

just had to show you the way my sister-in-law wrapped all the homemade stollen & cookies that she gave everyone at christmas (cut-out reindeer tags!)

root beer

one of the many reasons i love creative people is because they have the best & most original gift ideas. erin jang says, My husband loves good root beer. For his birthday I bought a vintage soda crate and filled it with 24 different kinds of root beer and made…