Photo Blogging #Challenge October 2015 theme: Close-up #photoblog


October’s theme for the photo blogging challenge hosted by http://hoohaablog.com/ was Close-up. The challenge this month was to have pictures other than food.

Photo 1 – Hubby and I tried to make banana chips using the dehydrator. I thought it would be easy and did not read any directions (BIG mistake!) before cutting up a few pounds of bananas and arranging on the dehydrator for a day. This the before picture. I did not bother with the after shot because they did not tastes or look good. We will try again. But next time, I will use a recipe 🙂

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Photo 2 – We went shooting at the shooting range and while I was waiting my turn, I was looking at the bullets. I am not sure which type of bullets these are. It is a heavy feeling to know that something so small can cause so much damage when not handled properly.

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Photo 3 – This is a freshly baked Chick-fil-a chocolate chip cookie. It was so warm and soft. The chocolate chips were perfectly melty. While I ate, I tried to savor the flavor. As a result, I was looking at the cookie and decided the world needed to see this close up.

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Photo 4 – This is a picture of my windshield on the first day there was frost. As far as I am concerned, I am officially in mourning the loss of summer. We live in the South and usually have mild winters. I cannot remember the last time that it was this cold in October! April cannot come fast enough.

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Photo 5 – Hubby and I went to Cancun the beginning of the month. We stayed at the Riu Las Palaces resort. Great place (totally recommend for your next vacation). At the Italian restaurant Los Arcos, I ordered lamb chops (because I love lamb…but I digress). I usually order it medium rare. I felt that they served it to me rare, but that was fine because it was DELICIOUS! The picture shows the last bite with my clean plate in the background.

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Those are my pictures for the month! Go to http://hoohaablog.com/ and check out submissions from other bloggers participating in this challenge.

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10 thoughts on “Photo Blogging #Challenge October 2015 theme: Close-up #photoblog

  1. I’m not a lamb lover but I have to say, that lamb looks really good. These shots are so fun and so thoughtful. My favorite is the shooting range!

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  2. Good shots this month. I need to get into dehydrating some fruit and such, too. I don’t use my dehydrator enough. I want to make some jerky, too, I think. 😉 The other close ups are well done. And the frost.. .I agree! Even being in the northeast, I don’t like seeing it!

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    • When I dehydrated the banana chips, they were crispy at first but then they got really soft and were at the point where they were inedible. I tried to eat them, but they just were not any good. Plus, I do not like dried chewy banana.
      I am going to research how to get dried crispy banana like the banana chips you buy in the store.

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