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Link Party, Photography

The Amateur Photography Tools that Make Me Look Like a Professional

This page includes affiliate links as I am a part of the Amazon affiliate program.   I hate that I just said I look like a professional photographer. It made me throw up in my mouth a little. But since realizing I love photography, I have learned that you can be a semi-professional photographer without… Continue reading The Amateur Photography Tools that Make Me Look Like a Professional

Favorite Things, Humor, Life

Birthday Week: Make it a Thing

I felt this was an appropriate post to share at the end of my 50th birthday week; how it all started. 🙂  First published May 1, 2017 Birthdays are important. My parents, particularly my mother, have always made me feel this way by meticulously planning my gifts, asking me what dinner I want, and my… Continue reading Birthday Week: Make it a Thing

Family, Humor, Link Party

Art Party Because We Are Too Cheap to Go to a Studio

    Ella has a January birthday and every year we try to make it special because BIRTH and because WINTER. I wrote about how I had a revelation years ago about not really going all out for her birthday because of WINTER. It was since that revelation that we have made up for our… Continue reading Art Party Because We Are Too Cheap to Go to a Studio

Christmas, Link Party

Dollar Tree Nail Kit for Little Girls

  Four years ago I was birthday present shopping with Anna for a friend of hers and I said something to the effect of, "man, this is like the 7th present I have had to buy for someone you aren't even sure you will be friends with next month". I cannot be the only parent… Continue reading Dollar Tree Nail Kit for Little Girls

Christmas, Link Party

Gifts Your Teenager Won’t Say OMG, REALLY MOM? To

This page includes affiliate links as I am a part of the Amazon affiliate program. Teenagers, duuude. They can be hard to buy for. Especially in the middle school years. I feel you, middle school parents. I.Feel.You. But my 16-year-old is really pretty easy to buy for because she loves Christmas. Like, LOVES Christmas. In September,… Continue reading Gifts Your Teenager Won’t Say OMG, REALLY MOM? To

Christmas, Food, Link Party

Potato Chip and Pretzel Fudge Because HELLO, DO YOU NOT KNOW ME?

  If you are a health purist or whatever they call people who don't like carbs and you know, food, then you will not approve of this recipe. If you are like, IF GOD STRIKES ME DOWN TODAY I DO NOT WANT THE LAST THING I ATE TO BE A QUINOA SALAD then have I… Continue reading Potato Chip and Pretzel Fudge Because HELLO, DO YOU NOT KNOW ME?