How do we get the candy? ~ Best Shot Monday

Technically, this was a horrible shot. That was indeed a very plaid sofa behind the girls. So I tried to tone down the colors by editing the photo and making it black & white. Plus the lighting wasn’t so great and it was what I imagine it would be like to be a member of the paparazzi at a Hollywood movie premier, with about ten moms and dads jockeying for position, trying to take photos, flashes going off left and right.

But all of that aside, I cannot stop looking at this photo and just smiling. My two princesses, (it was a Princess-themed birthday party for Addie’s little friend) anxiously waiting for someone to just bust open that pinata!

Such concentration and seriousness! How can it not be my Best Shot Monday for today?

Pinata Watching

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13 Responses to “How do we get the candy? ~ Best Shot Monday”


  1. 1 carey January 26, 2009 at 6:47 am

    i LOVE the look on addie’s face!! SO cute!

  2. 2 MGF January 26, 2009 at 7:31 am

    Hope it did not take long for that pinata to break- the concentration is so great.

  3. 3 Cara January 26, 2009 at 10:10 am

    I love Addies expression. I do the same thing with the “bad” photos, I think it does help.

  4. 4 Christina January 26, 2009 at 10:28 am

    Who cares if it was a busy, crazy, colorful photo – those expressions make it a keeper of the very best kind. OMG, so funny!

  5. 5 Jen January 26, 2009 at 12:49 pm

    Wonderful shot. I feel like I am right there with them waiting for the pinata to bust.

  6. 6 Dawn January 26, 2009 at 1:35 pm

    Too cute! Love the princess outfits and Addie’s expression is priceless!

  7. 7 MelodyA. January 26, 2009 at 2:22 pm

    They are awfully patient waiting for that pinata! Curse the day that they say, “I’m not dressing up like a princess!”

  8. 8 Tanya January 26, 2009 at 2:45 pm

    Mia’s just now kind of getting into the princess stuff…she’s starting with Tinkerbell..not that she’s a princess, but along the same lines.

    It’s a GREAT b&w shot and a great way to tone down a very plaid sofa 🙂

  9. 9 natalie January 26, 2009 at 2:52 pm

    Not too bad an image, for sure! And you’ve got a memory attached to it. I think it’s a great MBS! My M would have been as far away from the action as possible if a pinata was concerned. She doesn’t get it quite yet. She will not dive for candy. NO MATTER WHAT.

  10. 10 golightly January 27, 2009 at 12:05 am

    Too funny! They are so cute just waiting. We had a party with a pinata the other week, but Harrison missed it because I had to remove from the party early. Ugh. The life of a spirited preschooler. Not always easy.

  11. 11 Julie January 27, 2009 at 4:17 am

    How fun! I love their expressions!

  12. 12 Stacy January 27, 2009 at 6:38 am

    I love Ad’s expression here. She looks like she is really calculating how she is gonna get some of that candy. They are both adorable all princessed up. sounds like a fun party!

  13. 13 Maggie January 29, 2009 at 8:32 am

    Plaid couch or not, that is adorable!


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