Christmas Tree Contest Spectacular

Christmas Tree Spectacular Think your Xmas tree's the best there is? This is your chance to show it off - and win $100 to spend at The Pink Pig!Visit my blog at  for a chance to win. ...more

Black & White Macro Photographs

Janice SullivanSullivan J Photography

Pumpkin Spice Latte & Frugalista Chic

Ahh... the holidays are upon us... Images of sugar plums dancing in our heads while dreaming if Santa Claus will be providing us with treats (or a big fat lump of coal) under our Christmas trees. Who am I kidding?! That is what I want.. those images on the books I read to my son at bedtime. ...more

I love the holiday drinks. I splurge on Starbucks too. That is actually one of my favorite ...more

Thoughts About Buying The Right Digital Camcorder

It began with a question from Texas Mama. She needs to move up to a digital camcorder but doesn’t know what to buy. I understand, it can be a challenge. What most people want is to create a video that will share a memory, a concept or a situation. ...more

I bought my computer in 2006 but the SDHC memory cards were just coming out.  So yeah, ...more

Mommycosm Holiday Hoopla: Today's giveaway: Signed/Framed print from LouCeel

Mommycosm's 2nd Annual Holiday Hoopla has begun.Check out today's giveaway item: Nobody's Home, a signed and framed print from Lou of LouCeel.I will be posting a new giveaway each day this week....more

Cycling the Swiss Alps up to Mont Blanc with Mio Marito

Cycling the Swiss Alps up to Mont Blanc ...more

Cheese Tortilla with Fresh Tomato Salsa

The original recipe is Chilli Cheese Tortilla with Fresh Tomato Salsa.  Although I like to eat chilli food, i’m allergic to them.  That’s why I have made my changes to accommodate it with what I can eat....more

Beauty Talk: Photoshop Disclaimer, Pardon Moi?

It's not news that models in fashion mags are airbrushed, but it seems that the controversy and outrage over their digitally altered flawless skin and emaciated bodies won't go away....more

A movement to reframe body image and enable everyone, everywhere to celebrate the real you.


My Parents Were Awesome (and Yours Were, Too)

What did your parents look like before they were parents?Eliot Glazer, a professional humor blogger searching for a counterpoint to the typical online snark set out to answer this question in My Parents Were Awesome, a simple Tumblr photo blog that is one of my favorite new online destinations. Glazer says,Before the fanny packs and Andrea Bocelli concerts, your parents (and grandparents) were once free-wheeling, fashion-forward, and super awesome....more

I think that site is great.  It brings me back to old times, esepcially now that I am a ...more

Five Photography Posts from a Food Blogging Couple that Can Help You Take Better Photos

In April of 2005 I started food blogging and didn't even own a digital camera. Since then I've learned a lot about photography, but still consider myself barely past a beginner when it comes to understanding my camera. For anyone who'd like to take better photos, whether you're photographing food, the kids, or scenery, the series on What is Photography from White on Rice Couple can help. Their session at BlogHerFood was very informative, so when they followed it up with a series of posts on their blog, I didn't want to miss a single one. ...more

Don't be discouraged if you have to read the posts a few times to get it all, there's a lot ...more