Picture the Holidays {You Hold the Key}

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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

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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

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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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August 2011 Strut Your Stuff {Recipe: Bacon and Parmesan Pasta}

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Oh my Lord… do you see that plate of deliciousness up there? Yes? The pasta with bits of bacon, black pepper and a creamy white sauce? You need to hop over to Tasty Kitchen where I found the recipe and make it, pronto. Trust me. Good stuff! But wait! Before you do that, stay here…

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