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#ThisIs40 Week 4 in Photos

Hey all! Before I get into my #ThisIs40 Week 4 in Photos, I wanted to tell you about a new project I’ve started. So many people contact me each week for advice on writing, so I thought I’d share my free “writing workouts” with those interested. Head over to the new inspiredPrompts page on Dine […]

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Turn Your Instagram Photos into a Keepsy Album

For the Love of Keepsy and Instagram

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Tania of Love Big Bake Often for the winning comment chosen through Random.org. Thanks for participating! Today I am sharing a combination of two of my very favorite things with you! You all know I love Instagram. In fact, I love Instagram so much people have started to […]

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Kelly Moore Camera Bag Giveaway – CLOSED

This giveaway is now closed. The winner, chosen by Random.org was Lacey Hemphill (Twitter @Laceylouwho02). Thanks to all who participated and to Kelly Moore for offering such a great giveaway! Since I began Project 365 (where I challenge myself to take a photo each day for 365 days) last year, you will most often find […]

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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!

(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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Stop and Snap the Roses

Tuesday morning was hectic. I had 6 kids here (4 mine and 2 a friends) to get out the door to school on time. I had the Green Mountain Coffee virtual coffee tasting early in the morning as the kids were getting ready. I needed to drop my 2 year old at a friends house […]

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Good Looking PB&J

I wanted to let you know that the newest roundup for Through My Lens is up over at Culinary Snapshot. The theme this time was to pretend like you were hired by a magazine to shoot a Peanut Butter & Jelly sandwich…how would you interpret that assignment? I hope you will head over and check […]

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Embracing Rejection (Recipe – Taco Salad)

My photo of the Toasted Pita Salad that I wrote about last week was rejected by Tastespotting because of its “poor composition”. When I found that out, I was a little dejected and immediately felt a bit defensive.  Not that I think my photos are all that, it’s just, I was this close to submitting […]

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Christmas Wrap Up

I’ve been meaning to get some Christmas photos posted all week, but time has sped by! We had a great Christmas. I spend Christmas Eve night with our neighbors who invited Ella and I over for their traditional White Chicken Chili. I’ve never had White Chili before and it was fabulous! Then, I went to […]

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