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Tea time and a photography tip

March 13, 2013


Today the cousins are enjoying the warm morning sun and a bottomless teapot of water and honey. One of the best tips I’ve learned for capturing children is instead of photographing their special moments from a vantage point of five feet from the ground like this… but rather to get down on their level and […]

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El Paso at sunset

February 19, 2013


Oh what a beautiful sight! Do you have a favorite place to watch the sun set? This is taken from the west side rest stop on I-375 in the Franklin Mountains State Park.

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Where is the Online Community?

September 14, 2012


Each time I’ve sat in front of the computer to compose a blog post this week, I am distracted by current events. Most of my news is brought to me via social media channels such as facebook and twitter. (Usually while I’m attempting to multitask 3 kids, a household, and unpacking from our recent move.) […]

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“Caption this” for a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

August 22, 2012


So because it’s Wednesday. And because I love ya’ll. I will be giving away a 25 dollar Amazon gift card to one of my wonder readers! All you need to do is leave a comment with a valid email address and a caption for this picture… So – Feel free to share on FB, Twitter, […]

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TGIF / Thank Goodness It’s Friday!

August 17, 2012


Thank you all for the powerful conversation on yesterday’s post. Today I thought I’d simply share one of my new favorite things. A beautiful sunrise view from our new backyard. What are your plans for this weekend? What are the things you love the most about your backyard/ home?

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Instagram Haikus

April 23, 2012


Spices and taters make my mouth water a lot. BBQ I love… Dirty socks and such seem to multiply by night. Laundry I abhor… Windowsill flowers are cheerful. Geraniums are ones that make me smile… Mother daughter time is stolen during nap time. Painted toes I love… What is making you smile today? Does anyone […]

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The Nutella Mothership has landed.

April 19, 2012


On Tuesday I shared these words on the Household 6 Diva Facebook Page…  Today.  I declare war. On the bathrooms. *cover me* and one of my wonderful readers responded with these words… *holds the Nutella hostage* SHOW ME THE CLEAN BATHROOMS OR THE NUTELLA GETS IT! This is precisely why I love Social Media. The […]

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Did he just do an Austin Powers impression?

April 12, 2012


When I sat down to go through my photos from the ball over the weekend, I realized that I hadn’t taken “the picture”. The full length photo of the gown I had worked so hard on was no where to be found! But I DID have a series of photos my husband took of me […]

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My computer won’t recognize the hard drive

April 11, 2012


Um… Ann? My computer won’t recognize the hard drive… What? (cue the sound of my heart starting to pound… bumpbump… bumpbump…) Seth had been moving files from our old back up hard drive, to a newer larger hard drive. What do you mean “it won’t.  recognize.  the hard drive”… (cue increase in heart pounding rate… […]

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Photography tips for the playground

April 2, 2012


I love taking pictures of my children at the playground – especially on the swings. The problem was, standing in front of the swings with the sun behind me, meant that Maggie couldn’t smile and look directly at the camera. Which means I have quite a few photos that look like this. So I changed […]

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