12 Tips for Taking Photos of Kids

I recently posted about the drama that unfolded behind the scenes of our most recent family photo shoot.  I asked some photographer friends what I could have done to make it less of a disaster as […]


moving checklist

If you are planning a big move, we want to help alleviate at least some of the stress with our free printables — downloadable moving tips and checklists with timelines that will help keep your […]


Autumn Safety Tips for Families and Pets autumn safety tips for families and pets

Autumn is upon us and the leaves are already starting to fall from the trees as the weather gets cooler. Many families and pets are enjoying the outdoors lately, including ours.  So I’d like to […]


January is a time to set new goals for the year, truly a new beginning. It’s a fresh start – a time to put everything into perspective, get organized and make plans. There are some […]


Lolli here… My husband and I have been married for 17 1/2 years, which seems like ages to me. We have a good marriage, but marriage is never easy. And marriage isn’t always….what should I […]


pinnable drink water

We know it is good for us. We know we need to do it more. But drinking enough water in the day can sometimes be a challenge. If you find it difficult to drink enough […]


pinnable blogger procrastination

I am the worst offender. I take procrastination to a whole new level. Although, yes some of that is productive procrastinating. Tell me if this sounds familiar bloggers… When I am supposed to be writing, […]


Post image for What You Want To Know Before Attending a Blogging Conference (with Linky) before a conference

From sessions to clothing, from parties to PR, bloggers have a lot of questions – and concerns – before attending a conference. We’ve been to a lot of conferences over the years and have shared […]


Next month, my husband and I will celebrate our 17th wedding anniversary. Saying that – seventeen years – sounds like such a long time, and yet sometimes it feels like yesterday that we were young […]

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Although we love spending time outside during the summer, sometimes it’s nice to escape the heat and stay indoors. As I have talked with people who want to improve their photos, one of the most […]