Jewelry Photograph Edited
My camera goes just about everywhere I go. I think that’s probably the most important thing that I’ve learned in the past few months that I’ve been reading photography blogs. I’ve also learned that I should practice taking my camera out of Auto and try shooting in Manual (not easy […]

Photography {My Favorite Blogs}


I Heart Faces Photo Challenge: Furry Faces 6 comments
Today’s challenge for I Heart Faces is Furry Faces. This is Squeekerz, our Chihuahua~Jack Russell Terrier mix. He’s a feisty little guy with a lot of attitude and he’d sell out the family for a couple of short bread cookies. To participate in the I Heart Faces Photo Challenge, all […]

I Heart Faces Photo Challenge {Furry Faces}


The Burning by Jacob Lawrence
Yesterday, Miss 18 called me up and asked if I wanted to hang out. Immediately my spidey senses started tingling. Parents, you know how it is when your teenage kid calls you up out of the blue and asks if you want to hang out, your first thought is how […]

A Visit to the Art Gallery and Museum {Getting to ...



Shoot. Edit. Submit. 4 comments
I’m linking up with Misty and Kim at Through A Photographer’s Eyes for Shoot. Edit. Submit. To join in the fun, all you have to do is: Photo must be taken this week (Saturday ~ Friday) Only one entry per person “Shoot. Edit. Submit.” button or link back to the contest must […]

Shoot. Edit. Submit.


Merry Christmas Stories by Jeff R. Spalsbury 6 comments
BOOK DESCRIPTION (FROM THE BACK OF THE BOOK) These 25 short stories for the Christmas season will make you laugh, smile and just feel good about this magical time of year. These delightful stories, written in a variety of genre, all reflect Christmas love, hope, and charity. Detective Nick Tracer […]

Book Tour: Merry Christmas Stories by Jeff R. Spalsbury


Scripture & a Snapshot 8 comments
Have you ever angrily whispered, “Drop dead” to someone you love? Or typed a quick “Consider it done” when a friend has appealed to you for prayer over a situation in their life? Or said “God bless you” to someone who’s just sneezed? These are all examples of seemingly innocent […]

Word Filled Wednesday: Be Careful What You Loose



Shop Your Closet 6 comments
Wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve participated in What I Wore Wednesday. Don’t worry, I haven’t been walking around nekkid or anything, but I have been in a bit of a fashion funk. Yeah, I was still putting together my outfits but it was just taking so much […]

What I Wore Wednesday #28


Changing My Perspective: Squeekerz
I’m always on the lookout for new photography tips because, well, I’m trying desperately to teach myself how to use my camera. I’m not trying to become a pro or anything, I just wanna capture the best, most interesting shots that I can. So when I read Julie Rivera’s post […]

Photography: Changing My Perspective


Christmas Tree Ornaments
That man threw away my Christmas decorations. Again! When the kids were little, I started collecting Christmas ornaments that I thought best represented each child ~ penguins, airplanes, pinks and purples… I’d mark the bottom of the ornament with the date and the initials of the appropriate kid, you know […]

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