Nerdy School Valentines for your Smarties

Nerdy School Valentines

It’s one of my big traditions:  Coming up with clever, and not-too-often-seen Valentine’s cards for my kids to take to school each year. In our area handmade Valentines are very rare and definitely stand out from the crowd. Sometimes they can be a lot of work leaving moms to wonder if they are really worth […]

What I am Thankful For…

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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!   I hope you’ve had a wonderful day! I didn’t bake a single pie, cook a single dish, or even set a pretty table today. I’ll tell you why in a moment. In the past I have really tried to focus on being grateful and have come up with ways to help […]

Mad Science Birthday

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I have been so excited to share our super Science Birthday Experiment–I mean “party”.  The kids had so much fun with this! And it was educational! Win win! This makes a great birthday party, or decorate it a little spookier and it makes a great Halloween party! We set the tone for the party with […]

Photo by Emilie Class Giveaway!

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Do you have a DSLR? Are you still shooting on automatic mode? Are you struggling with getting good lighting in your pictures? Would you like to know better what to do with your images in Photoshop? If you answered yes to any of those questions you are going to want to pay attention! I met […]

Printstagram Giveaway

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Recently I’ve had less time for blog posts but have turned to Instagram to share more of the details of my life. I really love how easy it is to capture and share moments from our lives as they are happening. But too often those moments just live as digital blips on our phones. When […]

Vintage Wedding Blush and Gold

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Summer means wedding season! And since we started the summer off with a wedding, it means I haven’t had a many lazy days of summer, yet. But it was so fun to help my niece Mellissa on her special day!  I was sort of the florist, day-of wedding coordinator, and day-of photographer all in one! […]

Family Room Makeover with BHG

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Do you have any rooms in your house that you have big plans for but either no time or budget to execute those plans? So the rooms just sit there undecorated and uninspiring? My family room has been an eyesore for a while, so when I was contacted to participate in the BHG @Walmart Room Refresh […]

Merry Christmas 2012

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  Wishing you a sweet, fluffy and white Christmas (if that is what you are dreaming of).   From our crazy family to yours! Merry Christmas!

Great Gifts for Grandma

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Have you ever thought about what makes a great gift? For me, it can be summed up in 3 words, which all begin with the letter F. You are probably familiar with the first two. You hear the words tossed around often when it comes to design: Form and function. Form has to do with […]

Back to School Photos…in July

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I thought I should check in and let you know that we survived our 3 1/2 week road trip in Utah and California with lots of great pictures to show and stories to tell! (Don’t worry. It’s all coming!) We are less likely to survive our first week back in reality since we came home […]