Tell Them – Thanks for Pulling Me Through

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As many of you know, my brother passed away this past August from a brief battle with cancer. I’ve said a few times on my blog how surprised I was that his passing hit me so hard. What I didn’t tell you is that for a few months, I believe I was quite depressed. I’ve…

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Project 365 2012 – A Photo a Day Journey – Week 4

Leah Baby Doll

Our week four in pictures… enjoy! As always, additional pictures and outtakes can be found by following me on Instagram and Flickr. January 22nd, 2012: It always amazes me to watch little kids play with baby dolls… the instinct to be nurturing to little ones is so evident during that special play time.  Although Leah…

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Banana Sticker Moments

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When my sister, Kathy, and I were little, we used to take the stickers off of Dole bananas, tear them into tiny pieces and put them all over our cheeks. The one of us who wore the “sticker” freckles got to play Ginger from Gilligan’s Island while the other got to be Mary Ann. We coveted…

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My ABC’s of Happiness Snapfish Photo Book

My Snapfish Photo Book is done and thanks to your ideas, I think I have come up with something that truly represents what I hoped to capture of 2011. One of my favorite features of Dine & Dish this past year and something that seemed to be the most well received by you all was…

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Help Me Create a Snapfish Photo Book – 100 Potential Winners!

Small Berry

(This is my photo for today’s Picture the Holidays, prompt Small Things) I take a ton of pictures. I mean a TON of pictures. If you’ll remember back to a few months ago, I lost all of my pictures from 2011 in an unfortunate iPhone / iPhoto update fiasco. I was devastated because I take…

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Happiness Report #14 – Birthdays, Blogs & More!

Kelly 8

I just realized I haven’t done a Happiness Report since the first part of September. Eeeks! Well I have a lot to be happy for right now, so I’m going to share some of that with you! My first baby girl is celebrating her 8th birthday today! Kelly really is one of those kids who…

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