Memories Captured Link Up – February

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Winner Announcement!

Congratulations to Sarah of The Will To See! You’ve won a $75 Minted gift card! Thank you to everyone for linking up this month, we loved all your Memories Captured. Don’t forget, the March link is on March 19, see you then!


I hope you had fun last month with Memories Captured!!

Galit and I loved all your entries, all 74 of them. We loved how you showed your hearts and your love for your memories. You truly captured the spirit of this linky.

We can’t wait to see what you have for us this month!

Here’s mine – this is a picture of my son and I, taken by my husband (who knew he was so handy with a camera?) while we were on vacation early this month in Australia (Yes! It’s summer there now!).

Mother and child on the beach

Your turn! The link up is open from February 13 to 17.

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We’re partnering with the fabulous Minted and they will generously give one linker a $75  gift card! The winner will be picked via and announced Friday evening, the 17th.

Do visit a few of your fellow linkers and see what gorgeous memories they have captured!
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Alison Lee is a former PR and marketing professional turned work-at-home mother. After a 10-year career in various PR agencies, and of the world’s biggest sports brands, Alison traded in product launches and world travel, for sippy cups, diapers, and breastfeeding. Alison's writing has been featured on Mamalode, On Parenting at The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Everyday Family, Scary Mommy, and She is one of 35 essayists in the anthology, My Other Ex: Women’s True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends. In 2012, she founded Little Love Media, a social media consultancy specializing in blog book tours, and because she doesn’t sleep, is an editor at BonBon Break, an online magazine. Alison lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with her husband and four children (two boys and boy/ girl twins).

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  • February 13, 2012 Elaine

    Oh the ocean, it has my heart forever.

    Beautiful picture, Alison. I hope to link up soon…
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      There is just “something” about the ocean, isn’t there?

  • February 13, 2012 Kimberly

    I want to be there! Gorgeous photo, Alison!

    PS – Adorable bump! 😉
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      If you had been, we would have had awesome fun! And thank you!

  • February 13, 2012 Galit Breen

    What a lovely moment in time, friend!
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  • February 13, 2012 Jess

    Love the picture and the ocean!
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      I just love taking pictures of oceans.

  • February 13, 2012 Elena

    That is a beautiful shot! Australia is on my list of places I must see.
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      It’s one pf the best places on earth.

  • February 13, 2012 Jessica

    Oh my gosh what a gorgeous picture. You look amazing.
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      Thank you Jessica!

  • February 13, 2012 Natalie

    That picture better be in a frame somewhere!
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      It’s not – yet! But you’re right, it absolutely should be.

  • February 13, 2012 Shell

    So gorgeous!
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  • February 13, 2012 Mirjam

    Such a lovely peaceful picture!
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  • February 14, 2012 Jocelyn

    What a great picture!

  • February 14, 2012 Jessica

    That’s such a gorgeous picture! I can’t wait to link up!
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  • February 14, 2012 Jenni Chiu

    I want to be there…
    In that picture with you guys…
    right now.
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      You would have made the picture lovelier 🙂

  • February 14, 2012 liz

    FAB picture of you two and I love how well the quote works with it.
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      The husband took this and said, I did it for your blog 🙂

  • February 14, 2012 Stasha Becker

    Oh my, this is pure perfection. LOVE IT!!!
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      Thank you Stasha! My husband will be so pleased a photographer said that 🙂

  • February 14, 2012 Kristen

    Oh, this is too perfect! I love that you can see your belly too! What a wonderful way to capture the memory!
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      Thank you Kristen!!

  • February 14, 2012 Teresa

    That is a beautiful picture and the quote is perfect!
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  • February 14, 2012 Carolyn

    Beautiful photo and I’ve always loved that quote.
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  • February 14, 2012 Cookie's Mom

    Very beautiful, Alison! I love this type of photo (as evidenced by my blog header), where the beach runs into the ocean and the ocean into the sky. So peaceful! Lovely quote too.
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      It’s just perfect, isn’t it?

  • February 14, 2012 Missy

    Awwww, I love that picture! Glad you had a great vacation!

  • February 14, 2012 Jessie Powell

    I love that washed out blue that makes everything look like the 1970s and Florida. Dear God I miss the beach come February. Your picture is a lovely reminder that winter does end.
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      I love this effect too! Yes, there was some slight editing to get it just right 🙂

  • February 14, 2012 Not a Perfect Mom

    ooh…that’s so awesomely beautiful
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  • February 14, 2012 Coffee Lovin' Mom

    Love love this photo! You look so adorable mama, digging that hat and the whole scene, perfect!
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      Aw, thank you!

  • February 14, 2012 Jen Has A Pen

    What a gorgeous picture! Your husband is quite the photog. I think I’m going to try to link up this week!!! 🙂
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      He surprises me sometimes! And thank you for linking up!

  • February 14, 2012 Karin

    Walking on the beach in the late afternoon-hours, that’s what I consider to be ‘in peace’, with myself, with the universe, with everything. I love the photo.
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      And you can do it everyday! #Jealous

  • February 14, 2012 Leighann

    Alison! This photo is GORGEOUS!!!
    You should frame it!
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  • February 14, 2012 Barbara

    What an amazing picture!!
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  • February 15, 2012 Just Jennifer

    Beautiful, Alison! Lovin’ your baby bump!
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      Thank you Jen!

  • February 15, 2012 Lady Jennie

    Okay NOW I can see your beautiful pregnant belly – couldn’t in the other post.
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    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      I rarely have photos of me pregnant and facing the camera so that shot was quite surprising 🙂

  • February 15, 2012 Rach (DonutsMama)

    That’s a really sweet picture. Glad you got to take a trip away for a bit.
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  • February 15, 2012 Kristen

    I don’t want to comment just because I have total jealousy that you are there right now.. but – still – you look amazing. Great job to your hubs … but such a beautiful photo

    • February 15, 2012 Alison

      We got home 5 days ago 🙂 I’m so missing the beach!

  • February 16, 2012 Suzy

    What a fun memory to have, and a lovely picture as well.

    Just found out about your meme today and it’s such a fun idea! I just added mine to the list.

    ~Suzy (Not a Fertile Myrtle)

    • February 17, 2012 Alison

      Thank you for linking up Suzy!

  • February 17, 2012 Runnermom-jen

    That is a beautiful picture!!! Wish it was summer here 😉
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    • February 17, 2012 Alison

      It will be soon!

  • February 17, 2012 jenn

    I love the picture and the quote!!! Ahhh the beach.
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