Take a Picture Each Year to Mark the New Year

When my youngest daughter was born, we started this tradition of taking a picture to mark each New Year. We have now taken pictures for six straight years, and […]

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    What to Wear for Family Pictures: A 10-Step Guide to Looking Great

What to Wear for Family Pictures: A 10-Step Guide to Looking Great

It’s that time of year again. Time to think about the ol’ holiday card! And that means you need a picture to go with it.

For many of us, taking […]

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    MINTED GIVEAWAY! Three Winners to Receive $100 to Spend at Minted!

MINTED GIVEAWAY! Three Winners to Receive $100 to Spend at Minted!

This giveaway has expired – sorry! But please read below to see why I love Minted so much!!

Congrats to the three winners! You should also have an email, so please check […]

Best of 2013 – Most Popular Posts

What a year it’s been!  As I look back on my first full year of blogging, I’m (pleasantly) surprised sometimes by what resonates with you.  When I was first […]

10 Most Popular Photos of 2013

I absolutely love pictures.  My camera is never far from reach, and I’m a big believer in displaying family photos so that the love your family shares is visible […]

Elf on the Shelf Winter Wonderland and Photo Gift

I must admit that I love the Elf on the Shelf tradition.  It’s so fun to see our girls jump out of bed each morning, starting with Thanksgiving, to […]

30 Photos with Wording Ideas to Inspire Holiday Cards

It’s my favorite time of the year again… holiday card season, of course!  I just love opening our mailbox to find pictures and updates from all the special people […]

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    10 Things to Think About Before Your Child Starts Kindergarten (That Have Nothing to Do With Academics)

10 Things to Think About Before Your Child Starts Kindergarten (That Have Nothing to Do With Academics)

TEACHERS, A CONDENSED VERSION OF THIS POST IS NOW AVAILABLE AS A PDF TO SHARE WITH PARENTS! Click below for easy printing.
CLICK HERE TO FIND THE PDF: Kindergarten Tips PDF […]

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    Quick First Day of School Pictures: Use Fingers to Show New Grade

Quick First Day of School Pictures: Use Fingers to Show New Grade

The first day of school is such an exciting time–it’s a fresh start and the beginning of a new adventure. But it’s also a very hectic time!  My kids […]

Fun Photo Bookmarks: Kids Hanging On

I think this idea to make photo bookmarks is so fun! I first saw it here where the kids were made to look like they were hanging from a rope […]

125 Family & Sibling Photos: Posing Ideas & Inspiration

Well, Memorial Day has come and gone; we’ve power-washed our deck; and we’ve had our first s’mores of the season.  It’s official–summer is here for our family!  For many […]

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    Decorate With Family Photos and Hang a Wall Gallery With Ease

Decorate With Family Photos and Hang a Wall Gallery With Ease

We finished some house renovations in January of 2012, just before daughter #4 was born. Since her birth, I’ve been so busy keeping up with everyday life that I […]