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The “Not So Reject” Rejects


For every photo posted on Instagram, there are MANY others that don’t make the cut. Usually they are terrible, awful and downright embarrassing. But there are very rare cases where I find more than one gem; and I decided they need a home. My little corner of the inter web is as good as any…. so here it goes, the “reject reel”… a new series on the blog.

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18 Comments

  • Reply Andi

    Oh these are so adorable!

    February 26, 2016 at 4:31 pm
  • Reply Krista

    Wow, you are gorgeous! I just stumbled across your Instagram account and now your blog. What a lovely little family you have. Very inspiring! And that “reject” picture of you and you son? Stunning!

    February 26, 2016 at 4:33 pm
    • Reply mary.l.johnson1@gmail.com

      Thank you so much Krista!!! 🙂

      February 26, 2016 at 10:06 pm
  • Reply Anonymous

    Kitty has made her way into our hearts.

    February 26, 2016 at 4:34 pm
  • Reply samantha

    I love your pictures and how you edit them! Can you do a post on that? Anyways love all the sweet pics!!

    http://lavendernhoney.blogspot.com/

    February 26, 2016 at 4:45 pm
  • Reply Jessica Large

    Ok, your rejects are incredible!

    February 26, 2016 at 5:05 pm
  • Reply Linda Lorick

    I am adoring Ezra more every day! Cheryl must melt every time she sees him. I love your blog, sweet mom and wife.

    February 26, 2016 at 6:45 pm
    • Reply mary.l.johnson1@gmail.com

      Thank you, Linda! I wish we could see my Mom more… Ezra loves calling her on the phone but it’s not enough!

      Thank you always for your sweet comments. 🙂

      February 26, 2016 at 10:05 pm
  • Reply Ashley Woodbeck

    Love these! 🙂

    February 26, 2016 at 6:47 pm
    • Reply mary.l.johnson1@gmail.com

      Thanks love!

      February 26, 2016 at 10:06 pm
  • Reply Roxy

    These are all incredible shots!! Love the ones with your boy and kitten 😍 I recently lost my baby girl kitty just before she was to be 2 ☹ but it warms my heart to see your little one and your happy family! Cherish them ❤️🐾

    P.S. Do you take this pictures with an app, or just normal camera phone? They’re stunning!

    February 27, 2016 at 8:22 am
    • Reply mary.l.johnson1@gmail.com

      Oh, I am so sorry to hear about your kitty! 🙁 So sad.

      I take them with my iPhone 6 and edit them with vsco.

      February 29, 2016 at 3:40 pm
  • Reply Randie Megan

    these are such sweet pictures and I love the idea of a reject reel because so much of blogger instagram accounts are about being perfect and yet most of life isn’t perfect! so it’s fun to see a little “real world” too! i agree with the other comment^ that says you should talk about how you edit your photos! they are so lovely.
    also, i’m in love with your house and how you’ve decorated. a while back you talked about doing a walkthrough type post – are you still thinking about maybe doing that sometime?

    February 27, 2016 at 1:08 pm
    • Reply mary.l.johnson1@gmail.com

      Hi Randie!

      Yes! I still want to do a home tour post. It’s about time. I think I said I was going to do that a year ago. HA!

      February 29, 2016 at 3:41 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    Oh my gosh! What a fabulous idea! I may borrow the idea, if you don’t mind. So many sweet photos of my sweet girl that I don’t want to go obnoxiously posting all over Instagram. 😉 Such sweet photos of your beautiful family/life. My jaw drops every time you post!

    February 29, 2016 at 8:53 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    And I don’t think I could possibly use the word “sweet” any more times… whoops!

    February 29, 2016 at 8:57 pm
  • Reply Ashley

    Aw! These are all so adorable! Reject reallll-cute!

    March 1, 2016 at 9:46 am
  • Reply Sarah

    You have to share where you got that floral dress from! In love!😍

    March 5, 2016 at 8:23 am
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