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”

3 things I learned from my September Photo Challenge

Good morning everyone! Happy October – it is hard to believe that September is already over. It also means that my photo challenge for the month is over as well. It was a lot of fun trying out my photo skills everyday. If you would like to see all the photos I took for theContinue reading “3 things I learned from my September Photo Challenge”

Sewing Project: 3 Different Nerdy Tablecloths

Hello everyone! I spent yesterday making tablecloths, and wanted to show everyone the finished products. I can sew fairly well, but usually do not have enough time to do anything very complex. My husband and I had bought some “material squares” a few months ago. One had the periodic table of elements on it, andContinue reading “Sewing Project: 3 Different Nerdy Tablecloths”

Redirection

I have been humbled in just the few months that i have started this blog. This journey started off with set goals and ideas. From the start, there have been setbacks and disappointments. Learning that YourShot was gone, having several outings where things did not go as planned, and failing to have a sale inContinue reading “Redirection”

Another Strike: Trip to the Glenwood Caverns

I feel like I should rename this blog something like “All the things NOT to do when you have a camera.” A few weeks ago, we decided to take a spontaneous trip to Glenwood Springs to visit the Glenwood Caverns. After packing up the family, I grabbed my DLSR camera. I figured this would beContinue reading “Another Strike: Trip to the Glenwood Caverns”

5 YouTubers who are helping me on my photography journey (and don’t even know it)

Since I have a lot to learn about photography, and I know next to nothing about blogging, I have been watching YouTube videos to help me with my quest. Videos are a convenient way to gain knowledge, because I can let them play while I am taking notes or doing something around the house (greatContinue reading “5 YouTubers who are helping me on my photography journey (and don’t even know it)”