Wordless Wednesday — Ray of Sunshine

by Janice

Olivia - my ray of sunshine

Olivia — My Little Ray of Sunshine

Olivia dancing in the sunshine — yes, in February! I couldn’t believe when I uploaded the shot that I could actually see the rays of sunshine!

Written by Janice, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom
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Janice is co-founder of 5 Minutes For Mom. She's been working online since 2003 and is thankful her days are full of social media, writing and photography. You can see more of her photos at janicecrozephotography.com.

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1 Angela at mommy bytes February 24, 2010 at 12:07 am

Love the dress and boots, it fits her sunny personality!

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2 Michelle Kent February 24, 2010 at 12:08 am

Janice what a great picture of Olivia!!! I love it.. ;-)

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3 Genny February 24, 2010 at 12:08 am

She really is a little ray of sunshine. What a precious photo, Janice!

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4 Gabriel February 24, 2010 at 12:08 am

What a beauty!!!

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5 Michelle February 24, 2010 at 12:08 am

She is definitely a little ray of sunshine..too cute!

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6 Jennifer February 24, 2010 at 12:09 am

She is isn’t she! Love the outfit too!

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7 Heather February 24, 2010 at 12:09 am

I am so jealous of sunshine and warm weather in February.

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8 MommyWizdom February 24, 2010 at 12:10 am

Wow, that’s an amazing shot!! Love it! Sun, in Feb? Is that really possible?!

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9 Staci A February 24, 2010 at 12:11 am

What a great shot! She looks so happy dancing in the sunshine!

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10 Deb - Mom of 3 Girls February 24, 2010 at 12:11 am

I love the combination of tank top and rain boots – especially in February! She looks like she was having so much fun out in that sunshine too! :)

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11 Grace February 24, 2010 at 12:15 am

So, so so adorable! I love that costume and the look on her face!

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12 Jenny February 24, 2010 at 12:18 am

Great pic! I hope it warms up here soon too!

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13 Jen February 24, 2010 at 12:23 am

Such an adorable picture. I love that smile.

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14 Christine February 24, 2010 at 12:24 am

Oh.My.Goodness. I LOVE how both the sun rays AND Olivia’s joy was captured so very wonderfully! Perfection.

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15 Amanda February 24, 2010 at 12:34 am

Wow! What an amazing photo! And what a cutie!

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16 noelle d February 24, 2010 at 12:36 am

love the boots!

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17 Marie February 24, 2010 at 12:36 am

Olivia is absolutely adorable!

AND WOW! You really can see the sunshine. Fabulous picture!

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18 Debra February 24, 2010 at 12:47 am

Love the rainboots!! :-)

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19 Brae February 24, 2010 at 1:06 am

That is a really cool picture! I love the light in it and the literal rays of sunshine!

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20 Melissa February 24, 2010 at 1:28 am

What an amazing capture. She is simply adorable!

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21 Jennifer-Eighty MPH Mom February 24, 2010 at 1:30 am

What a pleasant surprise to see sunshine…it always makes me feel like dancing too, although I could never look as cute as she does!

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22 Leslie February 24, 2010 at 1:58 am

Awww! Too cute! Love the boots & great shot. :)

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23 Cecily R February 24, 2010 at 2:06 am

Oh, how I LOVE this shot!!!! Her smile and that sunshine are the perfect combination!

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24 Tia February 24, 2010 at 2:07 am

What a great pic! Such joy on that sweet face!

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25 Heather February 24, 2010 at 2:35 am

Such a great shot! I love that you can really see the sun’s rays. Very cool.

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26 Joe February 24, 2010 at 3:03 am

What a beautiful shot! I am in love with how you caught this picture, it’s so innocent and child like, and yet hauntingly beautiful with the rays in it! Almost melancholy. Beautiful, beautiful beautiful.

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27 Mom2xamj February 24, 2010 at 3:30 am

I love the pic! Very, very beautiful ;-)

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28 Auntie E February 24, 2010 at 6:49 am

What a neat photo. You should frame it for you wall. A lasting photo memory. Beautiful girl you have. I always love those surprising lens captures.

My WW link for you

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29 pamela ponder February 24, 2010 at 6:52 am

SHE IS A BEAUTIFUL RAY OF SUNSHINE

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30 Sarah at SmallWorld February 24, 2010 at 7:17 am

VERY sunshiny!!

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31 Carey February 24, 2010 at 7:21 am

What a beautiful picture!

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32 Hip Mom's Guide February 24, 2010 at 7:38 am

Oh, that sunshine looks wonderful. It is grey and cold and snowing again here…beautiful in a different way, sure, but I am ready for some SUN!

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33 Tania February 24, 2010 at 7:56 am

Great picture!

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34 Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) February 24, 2010 at 8:06 am

It’s almost as if she’s dancing in a rainbow – or creating one! :)

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35 Nancy B. February 24, 2010 at 8:06 am

Sweet pic! Makes me feel like spring is really just around the corner :)

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36 Dawn February 24, 2010 at 8:11 am

What a great capture, of both her excitement and the sun’s rays. Thanks for sharing!

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37 Sherry February 24, 2010 at 8:30 am

She is absolutely adorable! :D Definitely a ray of sunshine!

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38 The Gang's Momma February 24, 2010 at 8:36 am

SO late in the game again! But this made me smile. And this week, I need that smile! What a sweetie.

Mine is of one of my rays of sunshine, all ready for the coming storm. Check her out at:

http://whitneygang.blogspot.com/2010/02/wordless-wednesday_24.html

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39 Brandy February 24, 2010 at 8:42 am

Happy WW! Adorable, happy photo! Love it! Enjoy your week!

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40 Rose February 24, 2010 at 8:49 am

She’ll probably enjoy it now more than in August. ;D

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41 shelly February 24, 2010 at 8:50 am

That is such a cool shot! Love the rays of sunshine!

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42 Serendipity is Sweet
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February 24, 2010 at 8:51 am

She certainly is! Love the boots :D

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43 Pamela February 24, 2010 at 8:55 am

Adorable! Was she finger painting or something?

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44 TheAngelForever
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February 24, 2010 at 8:59 am

Looks like someone is quite happy about the warmer weather. Hope we get some of that soon.

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45 Melanie February 24, 2010 at 9:00 am

How sweet!! Love her outfit!

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46 Mel February 24, 2010 at 9:03 am

That is cute! I could use just one little ray of sunshine during this long cold winter. It’ll be nice to go outside w/o bundling up again!

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47 MommyNamedApril February 24, 2010 at 9:09 am
48 Elizabeth February 24, 2010 at 9:15 am

Look at that grin! I love those boots.

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49 Shelley February 24, 2010 at 9:38 am

Such a cute pic!

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50 Mellisa February 24, 2010 at 9:46 am

What a beautiful shot!! She looks so lovely dancing in the sunlight! Happy WW!

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51 Christine February 24, 2010 at 9:46 am

Great capture Mama! She looks quite blissful walking on sunshine:) Happy WW!

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52 Tarasview February 24, 2010 at 9:48 am

love that sunshine!!! we need more of that these days :)

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53 angie February 24, 2010 at 9:49 am

how much fun she looks to be having in the warm su

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54 Kellyology February 24, 2010 at 9:51 am

That is a very cool capture! It’s sunny like that here now, but oh, so cold.

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55 Jodi February 24, 2010 at 10:05 am

Such a neat picture! (And her boots are the cutest!)

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56 debi9kids February 24, 2010 at 10:25 am

LOL! This pictures cracks me up :)
What an awesome personality she CLEARLY has :)

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57 Casy Schweickart February 24, 2010 at 10:27 am

What a doll baby!!

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58 prasti February 24, 2010 at 10:33 am

so cute! and i can’t believe she’s wearing a tank top in february! lucky, girl :)

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59 OLLIE MCKAY'S February 24, 2010 at 10:37 am

LOVE all the colors in this pic – a star in the making??!!

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60 Chrissy February 24, 2010 at 10:50 am

That is a pretty photo with the rays coming down …

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61 Jingle February 24, 2010 at 11:11 am

Too cute!!!

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62 Mikki February 24, 2010 at 11:12 am

What a beautiful little girl, in a beautiful outfit, on a beautiful day!!

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63 Kim February 24, 2010 at 11:56 am

Don’t you just love finding the unexpected in a photo! Today’s photo is just fantastic in so many ways.

Kim
The Misplaced Midwesterner

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64 DogsMom February 24, 2010 at 11:58 am

I want those boots! And the sunshine…

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65 Cascia February 24, 2010 at 11:58 am

What a gorgeous shot! I love how you captured the sun rays.

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66 Lisa February 24, 2010 at 11:59 am

My 3yo has the same boots and wears them just about every day!

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67 Kelley February 24, 2010 at 11:59 am

COuld you send a little of that sun my way please… I am turing into a raisin its been so wet!

Happy WW!

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68 Stephanie February 24, 2010 at 12:06 pm

Those are just the cutest boots!!

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69 Cindy February 24, 2010 at 12:15 pm

What a sweet photo! Love all the sunshine!
This is my first time participating! I look forward to checking out all the wordlessness!
Have a great day!
Cindy

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70 Michelle Pixie February 24, 2010 at 12:21 pm

So pretty! I can feel the warmth of the sun right now (even though it’s snowing!). ;)

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71 Crystal February 24, 2010 at 12:36 pm

this is a great photo

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72 Tammy February 24, 2010 at 12:56 pm

I love seeing the sunny rays come through your pic. We saw sun here in Washington this weekend. It was gorgeous!

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73 Mindy February 24, 2010 at 1:11 pm

oh what a wonderful shot!I love the sunflare…everything about this just makes me happy!!!

mindy

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74 Jennifer Lavender February 24, 2010 at 1:20 pm

Beautiful!

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75 Susie's Homemade February 24, 2010 at 1:44 pm

She does have a shiny spirit, doesn’t she?

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76 hair bow girl February 24, 2010 at 2:19 pm

I can’t wait until Summer after seeing this picture!!!

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77 Ashley February 24, 2010 at 4:17 pm

What a beautiful picture!! And a beautiful little girl! Love that shot, especially in February. It’s way to dreary here right now.

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78 Jeannie February 24, 2010 at 5:04 pm

So adorable. LOVE the rain boots.

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79 Sonora February 24, 2010 at 5:06 pm

What a wonderful picture. I love the rays of sunlight coming through! Thanks for hosting Wordless Wednesday. It is one of my favorite days to post!

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80 dysfunctional mom February 24, 2010 at 5:54 pm

What a cool shot!

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81 Naomi February 24, 2010 at 10:53 pm

Adorable!

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82 mizhelle February 24, 2010 at 11:28 pm

what a cutie!

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83 38traci February 25, 2010 at 2:36 am

She is absolutely stunning!
:-)
Traci

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84 Colorful Childhood February 25, 2010 at 12:57 pm

Love the colorful rainboots! :)

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85 Adrienne February 25, 2010 at 1:14 pm

love the light coming through the photo

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86 Simply Cathi February 25, 2010 at 6:03 pm

She is indeed a delightful ray of sunshine!!

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87 Petula February 26, 2010 at 8:34 pm

Oh I love when photos turn out like that… seeing something you didn’t originally see especially when it’s so beautiful.

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88 Lorie Shewbridge March 7, 2010 at 9:32 pm

What a great photo… and I love her boots.

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89 virginia nolan April 13, 2010 at 3:19 pm

how can i load a pic of my own on here?

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