Visiting Memphis, Tennessee {Graceland and Mud Island}

On our road trip to Tennessee from Texas, I was excite to travel through a few major US cities that I’d never been through before. One of them was Memphis, Tennessee, and once I realized it was only about 7 hours from Dallas, Texas (3 hours from Austin) I saw this whole trip as much more d0-able. All I really knew about Memphis was that Elvis lived at Graceland, so that was HIGH on the list of places I wanted to visit there.

What to do in Memphis Tennessee in a day

I did a little research and Facebook polls, and found out there were a few other spots that would be fun to visit.  This is what we did in the 24 hours we were in Memphis.… Continue Reading

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The Hundred Foot Journey

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Tips and Ideas on How to take Newborn Photos

I love photography, and I love babies, but taking pictures of babies can be quite challenging for me. After 10+ years of experience as a photographer, I thought I’d share my tips and ideas on… Continue Reading

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Cookie Monster Ice Cream {without a machine}

I’m so excited to share that I made my FIRST homemade ice cream last week with my kids! It was a BIG hit, I’ve already got plans to make another flavor. I wanted to do… Continue Reading

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10 tips for Road Trippin’ with Just one Driver

After our drive through the Grand Canyon to a family wedding in May, and finding that our kids are the perfect age to venture out, I got this crazy idea in my mind that I… Continue Reading

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Thoughtful and Free Birthday Gift Ideas

(For those that tuned in on Sat/Sun for the rest of my birthday week and didn’t see it–soo sorry! With traveling, and two computers having issues, it was quite tricky. Now to finish up the… Continue Reading

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The Birthday Plate Tradition

Many years ago, my mother-in-law made us this Birthday Plate, and my kids love the tradition of pulling it out on their birthdays to eat their meals. It’s a fun and simple way to help them… Continue Reading

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40 ideas with Balloons

I LOVE balloons! If you saw my Birthday Balloon Gift Idea (along with 101+ others) then you’d know how much I love balloons as a gift. I shared that idea in my Birthday Celebration Week… Continue Reading

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101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for your Friends: Birthday Balloon

I’m excited to share today 101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for your Friends, including the Birthday Balloon + printable gift idea I’ve prepared. It’s my Birthday Celebration Week, and along with over 100 talented bloggers we are sharing lots of inexpensive ideas… Continue Reading

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Birthdays to Remember~Yearly Calendar {free printable}

Stop right now, and look up the birthdays of the top 10-20  most important people in your life:  Teachers, neighbors, family, college roommates, close friends. Maybe there are a handful of people that you’d like… Continue Reading

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Birthday Photo Booth Props and Free Printables

It’s my birthday today, and I’m sharing all sorts of fun all week long on my site!  If you haven’t already, check out all the details and giveaways on the Birthday Celebration Post. RIGHT NOW,… Continue Reading

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Birthday Celebration Week

Hip Hip hooray, today is my birthday! I love my birthday, it’s MY day, and it makes me happy.  I’ve heard some friends say that they don’t care about their birthday anymore, but I think… Continue Reading

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Land of the Free, Because of the Brave

Happy 4th of July!  I’m grateful for the freedoms I enjoy, and I wanted to share a few printable designs from my friends, in case you need a last minute decoration for your table today. Excited… Continue Reading

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How to Start a Website {for your Business or Blog}

Have you noticed I’ve been sharing a bunch of posts on How to Start a Photography Business?  Today, I’m sharing how to start a Website or blog for your business. I’ve been meaning to share… Continue Reading

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{Gluten Free} Key Lime Coconut Bars

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Month of Disney Giveaway

You know how I shared a Disney post last week, the Disney dipped Krispie Treat? Well I’ve teamed with the friends in that series, and we’ve got a giveaway for you today! All of them from… Continue Reading

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Last week, I had a FedEx shipment to my door that required my signature. I couldn’t remember ordering something that needed that, but I am forgetful these days, so I signed….I had a gaggle of… Continue Reading

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On my Mind in the ER

Oh boy, I haven’t shared what’s on my mind in a few weeks now. It’s not that I don’t have anything on my mind, maybe TOO much! If you follow me on Instagram, you will… Continue Reading

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