The Cat Who Likes To Wear Clothes

Guest Post by Joann Biondi ...more

My Walk on the Wildside

Spent the morning finishing up a couple of articles and when I couldn't take it anymore, I pushed away from the computer for a wilderness adventure... ...more

Thanks for your comment janalynn. It was quite an adventure.


The Mamma Goddess

Lee-Ann I am Lee-Ann. I am married to an Italian Stallion, we  have 2 great little kids, a big loveable golden retriever and bossy cat. I am a stay at home mom blogging about what I do, be with my family, raise and support my children and try to be a good wife and mother. I also share my passion for photography....more

Even at MommyTech, Some Old Stereotypes Remain

Last week, I was at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to speak on a panel at MommyTech. While I was there, BabyCenter released the final results of a long-term technology study. The surprising news in the survey: Moms use technology far more than expected....more

My husband is in the industry and sometimes tests out the latest cell phones before they go ...more

A trip to the nursery...

Today I took a trip to the plant nursery, to buy a lemon tree, of all things. This little nursery tripped turned into a photo session :PBut why not, nature is amazing :)...more

Warm Christmas Wishes from Around the Photoblogosphere

The other day, I met a friend of mine for a coffee.  "I love this time of year," she said. "I know.  I especially love RIGHT NOW -- you know, when there are just a few days left before Christmas, and most of the shopping and preparations are done, and things suddenly seem to get still and quiet with ... waiting.  I mean, yes, there's some last minute stuff, but school's out, and the tree's up, everything's all decorated and there's just this sort of expectation in the air ..."...more

How to Use Photoshop to Enhance Your Best Photographs

Every now and then someone asks me, "Do you use Photoshop?"  Sometimes, though not always, this question is sort of a test:  if I am a Serious Photographer, Someone Who Knows Her Stuff, then the answer expected to come out of my mouth is something in the range of, "Are you kidding me? Of course not.  I'm insulted you would even ask." So you can imagine my questioner's dismay when I immediately respond, "Oh, HELL yes.  With gay abandon."...more

PS elements, mostly because I can't afford CS3 or 4. But I'm ok with that because there is ...more

December Views: Capturing Peaceful Moments Through Photographs

A few days ago, I was surfing the 'net, hopping from link to link (as you do), and I came across this post from a blog I'd never read before, Hippy Urban Girl.  The post explains her idea called "December views" -- in essence, since December is often a frenetic busy time for most of us as we celebrate, wind down old years and get ready for new ones, she plans to use her blog by limiting its words, and instead expressing herself contemplatively through images, each day of the month.  It is her way of slowing down, and helping her readers slow down as well. ...more

Hi Karen,

Thanks for the info. This is such a great idea. I always use my own photos on ...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