Black Friday Photography Sale on Say NO to Auto

What’s a Black Friday without a sale??? I thought I’d put my video workshop and e-books on HALF PRICE from now through Sunday night!Black Friday Photography Sale

For those of you that are unfamiliar with my books, I’ll give a brief intro, then show you where to learn more.… Continue Reading

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How to Start a Photobraphy Business E-book
How to Start a Photography Business E-Book

If you’ve been around my site for a day, or even a year, you likely know that a few years ago I wrote a book, Say NO to Auto for beginner photographers and Get Focused… Continue Reading

10 Christmas Picture Ideas Using Lights|
10 Christmas Picture Ideas using Lights

I’ve got a great round up of 10 Christmas Picture Ideas using Lights to share today! It’s fun to get creative with lights and photography!  Taking pictures of my family, brings me JOY at holiday… Continue Reading

Easy Dinner idea
German Pancakes Recipe

You might think this German Pancakes Recipe is for breakfast, but I make it OFTEN for my family for dinner!  I’m sharing it as a great suggestion for Thanksgiving or Christmas morning in partnership with using… Continue Reading

Cash for Christmas Mastercard Visa Giveaway
Cash for Christmas Giveaway

Who doesn’t need a little extra Cash for Christmas??? I’ve teamed up with some friends for a $400 Giveaway of a Visa or Mastercard gift card (practically cash) where you can buy anything your heart… Continue Reading

15 Creative Ways to Display Holiday Cards|
15 Creative Ways to Display Holiday Cards

Thrill of all thrills, I got my very first Christmas card in the mail this week–before Thanksgiving! It was from friends living in London, and I’m sure they thought it would take longer to hop… Continue Reading

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How to Make Metallic Canvas Pictures

I’ve been meaning to share my Metallic Canvas Pictures for a good two months, but keep forgetting to take pictures of them! I used my lab, Black River Imaging to make the amazing metallic prints,… Continue Reading

Stocking Stuffers for Men
Stocking Stuffers for Men

A few weeks ago, I shared some Stocking Stuffers for Tween Girls and Stocking Stuffers for Photographers, today I’m sharing Stocking Stuffers for Tween Boys and Stocking Stuffers for Men!

stocking stuffers for tween boys
Stocking Stuffers for Tween Boys

A few weeks ago, I shared some Stocking Stuffers for Tween Girls and Stocking Stuffers for Photographers, today I’m sharing Stocking Stuffers for Tween Boys…since I’ve got one myself! The links below each picture will… Continue Reading

chocolate peppermint cupcakes
Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

These rich chocolate cupcakes with chocolate peppermint frosting are perfect for Christmas! Now I’m all about cupcakes over at Your Cup of Cake and the Christmas season is a great time to give away adorable treats.

Christmas Gift Cones and Tags
Christmas Gift Cones and Matching Tags Free Printables

Put together a fun and easy gift with these Christmas Gift Cones and Matching Tags Free Printables, perfect for friends, neighbors, coworkers, etc. Today I’ve got a quick and easy but super cute idea to style… Continue Reading

Listerine Health Habit Heroes
Love your Teeth with Listerine

As a parent, one of the most important jobs I have is to help teach my kids healthy habits when it comes to our body and mind. Eat well. Exercise. Wash hands. Flush. Pray. Love… Continue Reading

Photo Booth Christmas Props
Christmas Photo Booth Free Printables

I’m delighted to share these Christmas Photo Booth free printables to add to the photo booth collection I’ve got going on my site.  Here, we have Santa, Rudolph, hot cocoa, snowman, an elf, presents, and fun word… Continue Reading

Overnight Cranberry Coffee Cake
Overnight Cranberry Coffee Cake

Overnight Cranberry Coffee Cake- A delicious way to get breakfast on the table during busy mornings. Hey guys!!!! I am thrilled to be back again for another monthly post for Kristen. I hope you enjoy today’s… Continue Reading

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On my Mind with a green smoothie

I don’t have anything major to chat about, but I do like to journal from time to time. Did you know I was an avid journaler back in the day?  From 7th grade through high… Continue Reading

Amazon Giveaway

Though I’m not quite scrambling to grab presents yet, I’m THINKING about it, and making a mental plan, once again, to get shopping done early this year! I actually do have a few things in… Continue Reading

simple steps for memory keeping with project life
Simple Steps to Memory Keeping with Project Life®

Welcome back Carrie, my photography contributor!  I’ve purchased Project Life over a year ago with plans to do something, and haven’t actually started yet, I’m excited about this post to jump start my excitement all… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving recipes and checklist
Everything you Need for Thanksgiving Dinner with Printable Checklist

I’m so excited to share this round up of Everything you Need for Thanksgiving Dinner with Printable Checklist!  A checklist is something that I’m excited to HAVE myself! Not only that, but I’ve found 3-5 different ideas for… Continue Reading

Holiday Wreath
Holiday Mason Jar Lid Wreath

Get into the Christmas spirit by making this Holiday Mason Jar Lid Wreath, so simple and fun, the kids might want to help, too! Hello, hello!  I love the holiday season, it is my favorite time… Continue Reading

Rudolf Reindeer Art

Rudolf the red-nosed Reindeer is an iconic Christmas character, sharing a great story about the reindeer that was overlooked, then saved the day! I love a good “under dog” story! I found this adorable unfinished mache… Continue Reading

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DIY Christmas Card Display

Hello friends! I am excited to be back at Capturing Joy sharing this fun DIY Christmas Card Display. It’s that time of year when our mailboxes become full of photo cards from our dear loved… Continue Reading

12 Picture Ideas using Ladders |
12 Picture Ideas Using Ladders

The height of family photo sessions are in full swing, and I thought I’d share some fun ideas using ladders. Check out 12 Picture Ideas Using Ladders. I’ve painted my wooden ladder from red to… Continue Reading

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