Friday, January 03, 2014

Published 6:58 AM by with 12 comments

This Moment: The Tradition of the New Year's Day Coat

{this moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo few photos - no a few words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor, and remember. ~ Amanda

If you're inspired to do the same, come share your moment with me in the comment section!




Modifying an idea I saw over at Rachel's blog, I will be taking a picture of Harmony in this coat every year on January 1st so we can see the progression of her growth and change. Someday she will fit into it, and when she turns eighteen, we will gift her the coat! It's a beautiful leather jacket which I found (for free) in one of the abandoned houses my stepfather was rehabilitating. 

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12 comments:

Kim Corrigan-Oliver said...

How fun! I love seeing Rachel's yearly photos. Looking forward to following along with yours :) Happy weekend.

Sagetribe said...

That is such a cool idea! It looks warm there. It's one here… Thanks for stopping by my neck of the woods :)

Jennifer - The Deliberate Mom said...

What a cool idea! Such cute pictures too!

Happy new Year!
xoxo

Carie said...

That's such a lovely idea, it will be wonderful to see how she grows and changes through the years.

momentsofpeacemama said...

What an awesome idea!
Happy weekend :)

Kathleen said...

How adorable and a really great idea!

becoming claudine said...

Fantastic tradition! And such a sweet little one! I imagine there will be years she will run to get the coat and put in on for a photo shoot, and maybe some during those teenage years that she will grumble "really Moooommmm." But rest assured it will mean something important over all of the years.

Happy New Year to you blog friend!
Claudine

Jessica said...

How cute and what a fun idea!!

Here is mine: http://www.daftlydomestic.com/?p=726

Happy New Year and have a great weekend!

sally anoyrkatis said...

Lovely idea, don't think she will ever look better in it than this year though! Happy New Year to you all.

Shel said...

What a great idea! I can't wait to see her all grown up and wearing this lovely coat!

Sofia's Ideas said...

What a cutie pie! And what a GREAT idea! That is one of the most sentimental ideas oI've heard in a while... I can just imagine the tears on that day...

Chrisy Clay said...

Great idea Lyssa, children are such great markers of time. It will be awesome to see her grow over time and eventually grow into the coat.
PS - l really like the idea of 'rehabilitating' abandoned’ houses too :)