I {heart} Ink & Elm


Hi all! The lovelies over at Ink and Elm (www.inkandelm.com) sent me this fantastic backdrop! Perfect for Valentine’s Day! Funny story, my kids were in the backyard when I was setting up for this photoshoot. Miss M came running in at top speed. She came to a dead halt in front of the backdrop. Looking [...]

Photography & Me


I got my first SLR camera (Canon Rebel XTi) for Christmas in 2007. I begged and begged my husband to let me buy one before our first daughter was born… {pre-SLR pic} …but alas she was over six months old before I got it. Christmas morning came and I was ecstatic to see that small [...]

fix badly-lit pics w/ picnik.com!

sadly, only one of you won the fab ottlite but don’t fret!  there’s still hope for your sad-night pics! this is also a sneak-peak for a tutorial! so i won’t be showing the whole photo ;)   ~the tutorial~ Remember to check back this Wednesday for the project reveal!!{p.s. I love comments! LUV them!}

OttLite Review Giveaway! – CLOSED

How many of us craft at night? me!  Have a hard time getting a decent tutorial pic? me!Let me introduce you to my new little friend… the OttLite!   Ahh, natural crafting light…  how I’ve missed you since motherhood forced me to craft in the dark evening hours! ;) If you’re like me and love [...]