Category Archives: Photography

Santa Claus is Coming to Charlotte

This post was sponsored by Portrait Innovations.  Compensation was received to share this great deal with my readers. Santa Claus is Coming to Portrait Innovations at the Promenade on Providence Shopping Center Appointments Available November 11th-16th to Meet Santa and … Continue reading

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Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetary

Parts of this post originally appeared on Mama.Mommy.Mom. November 23, 2013. It wasn’t until just a few weeks before our departure that we realized we’d be in Washington for Veterans Day.  Where better to spend the day than at Arlington … Continue reading

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Waterlogue {An Artsy, Amateur Photographer’s Dream App}

I’ll admit to being an appaholic.  I download, and subsequently delete many, apps on a near constant basis – but Waterlogue is here to stay.  It’s like a dream come true for anyone who loves artsy prints, especially if you … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Taking Better Pictures of Your Kids

5 Tips for Taking Better Pictures of Your Kids Taking pictures of your children, pictures that look a little more put together than a quick snapshot, can seem nearly impossible.  By using a few simple tips and tricks, you can … Continue reading

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Drab to Fab {Enhance Your Photos Online for FREE}

Drab to Fab {The Free Edition} Huge difference, right?  When I shared a Photoshop version of this tutorial last Sunday, I realized that a lot of people reading it, wishing they could make their pictures look better, might not be … Continue reading

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Drab to Fab {A Quick Fix Photography Tutorial}

Drab to Fab {A Quick Fix Photography Tutorial} Hobbyist I am not a professional photographer.  I’ve never claimed to be, never tried to be and never aspire to be.  I am simply a hobbyist and someone who prides herself in … Continue reading

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How To Make A Pinnable Image {Fast and Free!}

Way Back When When I started blogging (back in  2009), having images in my posts really meant very little to me.  After all, blogging was about writing – not sharing pictures – I had Facebook for that.  Things have changed … Continue reading

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Dear School: Please Take My Kids Back #snOMG

Dear School: Please Take My Kids Back Maybe I Sound Like A Bad Parent I love my kids, but please – please let them go to school tomorrow. Let’s back up a bit… Holiday break started back in December. Their … Continue reading

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Life in an Instagram: Favorites from 2013

Since I was a little girl, I’ve known I loved to write.  Not stories so much, but just write.  One of my first and favorite electronics was my electronic typewriter.  Yes, life did exist before home computers.  Words mean the … Continue reading

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Traveling to Washington, DC {Arlington National Cemetery} #Travel

A day late and a dollar short… isn’t that the saying?  I know that Veterans Day was on the 11th and I know that the anniversary of JFK’s death was yesterday.  I’m perpetually behind.  What can I say?  Aside from … Continue reading

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