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Month: March 2016

Photo Backdrops – Why You Might Want One…

Okay…I was feeling energetic the other day, and began searching on-line for easy ways to build my own photo backdrop.  I decided I needed one for some of these blog posts, because I was tired of everyone seeing my messy kitchen and garage in the background of all my pictures.  I thought if I only had a backdrop, I could block all that out.  I read several articles on Pinterest showing me quick easy ways to make a small backdrop, and thought about how fun it would be to have that as my weekend project.  My husband could help...

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Easter Egg Fun

Well…this morning we had our annual mess up the kitchen and dye Easter eggs activity!  It was so fun, but the attention span of my kids was very short today for some reason.  Are they growing out of this stage already??  I sure hope not.  Coloring Easter eggs is so fun – – it ranks right up there with making Gingerbread houses at Christmas time.  So no matter what, I will always set out the materials needed to dye Easter eggs.  I’m sure one day we will get to a point where I’m the only one coloring and decorating eggs,...

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Family Pictures at the Beach

Well…summer is almost here, so it’s time to start thinking about our family pictures at the beach.  Each year when we travel to Florida, I pack up my Canon 5D-Mark III, my Manfrotto 055 Tripod, and now my Strato II Trigger Remote or my Canon RC-6 Wireless Remote.  Either of those remotes will work – the Strato II is more expensive, but does not need to be in the line of sight of the camera (it won’t show in pictures)!  Probably everyone reading this post has attempted family pictures at some point – most of you do this every year like I...

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The Wrong Man by Kate White

Bold and adventurous in her work as owner of one of Manhattan’s boutique interior design firms, Kit Finn couldn’t be tamer in her personal life. While on vacation in the Florida Keys, Kit resolves to do something risky for once. When she literally bumps into a charming stranger at her hotel, she decides to make good on her promise and act on her attraction. But back in New York, when Kit arrives at his luxury apartment ready to pick up where they left off in the Keys, she doesn’t recognize the man standing on the other side of the...

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The Swagway

When I was little, I used to watch the Jetson’s on Saturday mornings all the time.  I loved that cartoon.  My kids will sit down and watch it sometimes when it comes on Boomerang (my favorite cartoon channel), but it’s not as intriguing to them as it was to me.  I think it’s because the idea of hovercrafts and houses in space are not so foreign to them.  They are living in a world of hoverboards and iPads – very different than when I was growing up.  I used to think that by the time I was an adult, I...

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On My Nightstand

The Widow by Fiona Barton

There’s a lot Jean hasn’t said over the years about the crime her husband was suspected of committing. She was too busy being the perfect wife, standing by her man while living with the accusing glares and the anonymous harassment. . . . . . [Read More]

On My Kindle

The Singles Game by Lauren Weisberger

When America’s sweetheart, Charlotte “Charlie” Silver, makes a pact with the devil—the infamously brutal tennis coach Todd Feltner—she finds herself catapulted into a world of celebrity stylists, private parties, charity matches aboard mega-yachts, and secret dates with Hollywood royalty.…[Read More]

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