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Picture the Holidays – Express Yourself

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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Christmas Tree Decorating

Picture the Holidays {The View From Here}

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}

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

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

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

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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