Project 365 2012 – A Photo A Day Journey – Week 1

Jan 1 Flowers

I’m participating in Project 365 again, although this time I’m adding my photos on a weekly basis to my blog. Daily, I’m uploading the pictures and the outtakes to Flickr, but wanted to share them as a weekly photo roundup as well. If you are doing Project 365, I’d love to follow along. Share the…

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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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Picture the Holidays – Express Yourself

Bedhead

I’m a little behind on my Picture the Holidays photo prompts, but I am not giving up! The prompt on Day 7 was to Express Yourself. I went the traditional route with this and did a self portrait – a bed head self portrait at that. When it is cold out it is terribly hard…

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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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Picture the Holidays {The View From Here}

Christmas Tree Decorating

Today’s Picture the Holidays Photo Prompt was “The View From Here”. I think the prompt was meant to be nature related.. as in the view from our window or the view outside, but tonight, there is no view that would make my heart more full than the site of all four of my kids decorating…

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Picture the Holidays {You Hold the Key}

Eat Cake 2

Today’s Picture the Holidays prompt was “You Hold the Key”. To summarize… “Because this month is about enjoying ourselves and not letting the craze out there get the best of us, use today to remind yourself of your own soul cure so you can have it at the ready for whenever you might need it.”…

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Picture the Holidays – All You Need is Love

Love

Today’s Picture the Holidays photo prompt was All You Need is Love. I’ve spent almost the entire day in the kitchen developing recipes and cooking / baking. I’m so grateful to have a job where “work” is cooking and photographing things and writing. I love that I have a job I love. What tops your…

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Picture the Holidays – Reframing the Season

reframe

One of my favorite books for creative writing is Bird by Bird written by Anne Lamott. In her book, Anne suggests that when you are struggling with writing or focus, picture yourself looking at the subject or story through a small frame and focus on what you can see through that small square. Instead of…

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Picture the Holidays – Holding Onto Gratitude

Buffet

Yesterday, after realizing I hadn’t pulled my real camera out since before Thanksgiving, I decided I needed a push. I signed up for Picture the Holidays, a month long, daily photography prompt by Tracey Clark of the Shutter Sisters and Paper Coteire. I’ve participated in one of Tracey’s “picture” prompt projects before and it was…

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