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

Monday Memories

Happy Monday! Hope y'all had a great week and weekend...seems like it flew by!...more

Monday Memories

So the blog is changing a bit...Mondays are going to have my pictures from the last week and Tuesdays will be Tasty Tuesdays. We will see how this works out, but for now this is the plan! So sorry that last week's Sunday Snapshot never got up. I've been using my phone for some posts and apparently it hasn't been working correctly. ...more

Sunday Snapshots (a week late)

Apparently I'm having Blogger issues (I swear this uploaded last week...anyeay, this is a review of week before last).To see my pictures from last week, visit: Xo,J...more

Amazing – Animals In The Womb

These photos are awesome! Baby animals are just beautiful even before they’re born! So here’s a few for you all to see!They aren’t totally real. Producer Peter Chinn used a combination of dimensional ultrasound scans, tiny cameras and computer graphics to create these truly astonishing embryonic images of unborn animals for a National Geographic documentary that aired several years ago....more

Jan 2014 - Photo-A-Day Challenge (1-10)

At the end of 2013, I had written on how I wanted to make a fresh start with the January Photo-A-Day challenge hosted by Fat Mum Slim. ...more

Sunday Snapshots

Hope y'all had a very Merry Christmas...we spent the holidays in sunny (and hot Florida). I'm sure you've seen most of these pics (you can follow me on Instagram and Facebook). ...more

Sunday Snapshots

Another busy week in the books and some fun photos to share!For more Sunday snapshots, visit Xo, J...more

Holiday Bokeh Photography: 3 Easy Techniques

Want holiday photos as magical as your holiday memories? This year, take some holiday bokeh photos. Bokeh is a photography term that refers to intentional blur in parts of a photo, such as when the background is blurred while the subject is in focus. When combined with holiday settings, especially lights, bokeh becomes especially pretty - bright dots of color or light turn an ordinary snapshot into a gorgeous photo. If you have a dSLR, taking a photo with holiday bokeh is actually pretty simple. Keep reading for three ways to get that beautiful blur....more
Play around with putting the focus behind the should be able to blur them out ...more

Thirdsgiving and other things

 Something I learned today: Zumba is incredibly difficult when you have gravy coursing through your veins. Like me, this week....more