A clever and easy photo project with all kinds of possibilities

This summer, I was at Betsy & Iya, an adorable jewelry store in Northwest Portland. (They have unique and affordable modern pieces, some of which are made in the back, and a small but well curated selection of equally interesting bags, clothes, cards and anything else they fancy.) I stopped in to the bathroom and was completely enchanted by a photo display in there. Here’s a glimpse:...more

Say Cheese : Why You'll Never See Me Out Without My Camera

In my group of friends, I’m admittedly the “ACG.”  Annoying Camera Girl.  I can’t ever remember a time when I wasn’t taking pictures while out with friends, at holiday gatherings, parties, etc.  It reached a point where every single person I know STOPPED bringing a camera out if they knew I was going to be there; because they knew I had that area covered....more

3 Tips for Organizing Photos

So, you've got tons of pictures saved to your digital camera and phone. Will they sit in picture purgatory forever or be unceremoniously deleted a year down the road? When I first had kids, I decided to make a concerted effort to keep pictures printed off or organized for future use. I scrapbook so it does force me to keep things in a somewhat orderly fashion, but I've found a few other ways to store or showcase my pictures. ...more

Organize your photos - 5 tips to save you from disorganization!

Photos are a great way to document events, families and lives. But if you can't access or even find the photos, then having all of those photos do you no good! Check out these tips for organizing photos and even some helpful scrapbooking tips at the end!...more

How to create a wedding video with a vintage feel.

There are hundreds of video and photo editing apps all designed to apply filters and effects to give your images the perfect vintage feel....more

Monday Memories

Monday Memories It was back to work this week after a wonderful beach trip...it was a long 4 day week! ...more

Monday Memories

We had a great week and a wonderful weekend that was in Charleston celebrating one of my best friends from high school! Here's a peek into my week....more

Monday Memories

Monday Memories Happy Monday! I'm sorry this post is a little late but E hasn't stopped since 6:45 a.m and I'm just now sitting....more

Monday Memories

Such a great week, but I seriously haven't been home a single evening. Lots of time with friends that I love spending time with and lots of sunny days!!...more

The Lazy Girl's Guide To Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking.  It’s too much work, right?  I mean, who has time to sit around designing those super-perfect Martha Stewart-esque layouts that feature one picture per page with a beautifully written memory or words of wisdom to compliment that picture.And the supplies, well, they cost an arm and a leg.  Albums, embellishments, papers, markers, rows and rows of scissors and ribbons and archival glue.But th...more