#ThisIs40 Week 4 in Photos

This Is 40 Photo Opener

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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For the Love of Keepsy and Instagram

Turn Your Instagram Photos into a Keepsy Album

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

KM Top Shot

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!

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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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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