Special Moments: Christmas Lights

One of our favorite Christmas traditions is to drive around town and look at Christmas lights. Our area hosts some amazing displays of creative festivity. Each year more and more houses join in and partake of light decorations. Normally my husband will drive while I am on camera duty (my favorite job to have 🙂Continue reading “Special Moments: Christmas Lights”

Capturing the Day: St. Nicholas Day

Today is a most festive day: St. Nicholas Day. As it was explained to me as a child, this was the day when good boys and girls write letters to St. Nicholas. They then put the letter in their shoe, and leave the shoe outside their bedroom door. That night St. Nicholas comes for theContinue reading “Capturing the Day: St. Nicholas Day”

Gift Wish List for Photographers

Note: This page contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. It is that time of year again! Looking to find something for that special someone on your list. If your list contains a budding or seasoned photographer, take a look at some of the gift ideas that are on myContinue reading “Gift Wish List for Photographers”

I Sold My First Stock Photo!!

Oh happy morning! I had some extra time today, so I was going over my blogs and emails. I decided to check on my Shutterstock account. Sadly, I have been busy so I hadn’t been keeping up on it like I should have. I opened it up expecting to see the downloads ticker reading 0Continue reading “I Sold My First Stock Photo!!”

Goodbye YourShot, it has been a journey

I sit here on Halloween, the festivities for the day are done. The LO is sleeping away, tired from a fun day of costumes and candy. The husband is unwinding with a YouTube video. I am resting my very tired feet. It has been a good day, marked with the fun that accompanies this holiday.Continue reading “Goodbye YourShot, it has been a journey”

Bridesmaid Tips: 10 things to make the big day go smoother

#1 – Make your own emergency kit: For both the ceremony and for decorating the venue You see many tips on what the bride should pack in her “day of” kit. But what about the bridesmaids? You could have your own “emergencies” to deal with, and the last thing you want to do is botherContinue reading “Bridesmaid Tips: 10 things to make the big day go smoother”

5 Tips for going to Comic Con with a Toddler

This past weekend we went to the local Comic Con. We are from a smaller town, so this particular convention was much smaller than the ones found in cities like Orlando or San Diego. However, it is a lot of fun and a bunch of people turn up every year. This year we went withContinue reading “5 Tips for going to Comic Con with a Toddler”

Bridesmaid Emergency Kit Checklist

It is an exciting day for you: Your friend is getting married and you get to be by their side as they say “I Do.” The emotions, the love…. the preparation!! Although the bride is making sure she has everything, you also want to make sure you don’t hold up the show. That can meanContinue reading “Bridesmaid Emergency Kit Checklist”

How a very tired mom makes a creative cake

Soon I will be posting my instructions for creating a Pokemon rock cake. While I did enjoy making the cake, it was not without it’s trials. I wanted to share the story behind the cake to show that we are all human and tired and sometimes we have to keep pushing through. 🙂 See belowContinue reading “How a very tired mom makes a creative cake”