a little trip to morro bay

if you have never seen her, Morro Bay is a splendid little fishing town north of Santa Barbara.we lived there for about 13 years before we made the move to socal....more

3 ways social media is bad for you

i did a little research and it turns out social media is addicting :-O i know! surprise, surprise! really? yep, we simply cannot deny. whether it's pinterest, instagram, facebook, whatever - we are junkies. and like addicts of another sort we also inherit some very negative side effects....more

ode to my children

just kidding i have no idea what an ode is... ...more

paper love

because underneath all our wireless, streaming, hands-free, technology we're still people. paper is one of the few truly renewable resources on our planet. its been around for 2000 years - its sustainable, renewable and recyclable....more

how to synchronize your family's calendar

synchronizing our schedules and putting everything, and i mean everything, on my calendar keeps me from pulling out my hair. it makes me look like i'm on top of everything ;)...more

why i scrapbook and why you should too

i must admit i am addicted to photography and paper and pretty things so this isn't a giant leap for me. scrapbooking is enjoyable for me because it is a culmination of my passions along with preserving family photos which becomes a lasting legacy....more

printable jewel case inserts for your photo storage

between my nikon DSLR and 4 iPhones and 2 little nikons we take a lot of photos in this family. storing them and keeping them organized can be a daunting task, if not full time job! i store my photos on an external hard drive and on CD or DVD. always have a backup right?...more

scrapbooking idea: instagram album

if the thought of scrapbooking is daunting and overwhelming to you, consider doing an instagram album. print out your favorite instagrams or order prints....more

need an excuse?

source: pen & paint on etsy...more

photo albums

i did Soleil's baby album when she was 6 months old.Francesca's when she was around 1 every day while both the girls were napping.Brockman is 5 and i haven't even started.don't worry.there will be time.i  will get there....more