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

Bacon Pasta 3

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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The Happiness Report #7

Self Portrait Kristen Doyle

Hi friends! I know it has been quiet around here the last 2 weeks. For those of you who don’t know, my beloved camera is in the shop, which to me has been like losing an appendage. I take my camera with me everywhere. I’m lucky to have some good friends who have jumped in…

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White Wedding Cake Buttercream Frosting

Ella Jumping on the Bed

I had the grandest of plans for blogging the first week of the year. I had ideas running through my head, cool things to implement and fun stuff up my sleeve. You know what happened though? Life… yep. Good old life. For the first time in ages, I’ve actually felt like a stay at home…

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