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Spring 2013 Family Photo

A couple Saturday’s ago, my husband and I were about to head out on the town (man, I sound so old) and we decided to take a family photo before we left.  We propped my DSLR camera on a chair, set the timer, got a handful of treats for Miss Gracie and posed on the stairs.  This was the first shot we got and I’m in love with it.  Look closely at how all of Gracie’s legs are sliding apart (she has a little trouble staying in place on the hardwoods) and how focused on the camera she is (and how I’m clutching her to stay in place, haha).  It turned out so imperfectly perfect!  We’re planning to try a family photo on the stairs […]

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DIY and Decorating: I’m Just Figuring Things Out As I Go 11

The other day I was feverishly working on a project because I wanted to post about it the next day.  I really wanted to link up to a link party that was being hosted by some of my favorite bloggers (a “link party” is basically a post on a blog where other bloggers post a link to their blog for others to view). The further along I got into said project, the more I realized that it was taking a direction towards fail-ville.  It was not at all what I had envisioned and basically my 5 year-old niece could probably do a way better job than I was doing.  It was a canvas that I was trying to paint to hang in our living room.  […]