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7 Tricks for Natural Smiles when Taking Pictures of your Kids

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Friends! I’m so stinkin’ excited to announce my very first FREE LIVE WEBINAR!!!  It’s the introduction to all that I’ve been working on over the months with my brand new photography course. So you MUST… Continue Reading

17 Apple Recipes for Dinner

17 Apple Recipes for a perfect Fall inspired dinner! Capturing-Joy.com

‘Tis the season for apples….apples of every kind. For snacking and baking and simply enjoying. How about apples for dinner? Oh yes, that’s what I said. I eat an apple a day when I first… Continue Reading

Summer Lovin Treats

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Summer is starting to come to a close for some of you, but here in Texas, we’ve still got some time. It’s 100 degree’s out still, with some mighty fine humidity. We’re still hanging out… Continue Reading

Chewy Date Energy Protein Bites

Medjool Date Protein Bites, great boost of energy after a workout, or to snack during the day

I love the little bursts of delicious I get from protein bites, and I’m excited to share a version of a recipe recently introduced me to. A great healthy snack for after workouts, or just for… Continue Reading

15 Savory Dinner Recipes with Bacon

15 Savory dinner recipes with bacon that will bring the family around the dinner table! Capturing-Joy.com

Raise your virtual hand if you have a bacon obsession like I do!!!!  I like it all alone, but it adds amazing flavor to meals, so I’m sharing 15 Savory Dinner Recipes with Bacon. You’ll even… Continue Reading

Lunch Jokes with Body Parts

Lunch Jokes with Body Parts

I totally thought I already shared these Lunch Jokes with Body Parts in August. I had them all ready to go, and was going to write this post when I was in Tennessee, and completely… Continue Reading

Pumpkin Pie Squares

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These scrumptious pumpkin pie squares are so easy, the base is a cake mix! My teenage friend Kaylee shared it with me, a favorite of their family, a dessert they make over and over in… Continue Reading

Our stay at the Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel and Conference Center

Sheraton Georgetown Pool View from Rivery

The weekend before school started, I thought it would be fun to have a little staycation with my family. I was delighted when the Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel and Conference Center agreed to host us for… Continue Reading

Memorize a Word a Week in September

Memorize a Word a Week with your Kids

It’s the beginning of the month, and I’ve got a new set of words to memorize with your kids! Just a fun little activity to have quality time together, while learning and being silly, too.… Continue Reading

Made to Matter by Target

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I’ve had the opportunity to be a Brand Ambassador with Tom’s of Maine for the past 2 years, and this year, they teamed up with Target for the #MadeToMatter campaign to share about these fabulous… Continue Reading

15 Fun and Delicious Bento Lunch Ideas

15 fun and delicious bento lunch ideas

If you’ve got lunch jokes, but need lunch ideas, have no fear, I’ve got you covered! I love the idea of bento lunches, and changing them up, so below is a curation of a handful… Continue Reading

Apples for my Teacher Print and Coloring Page

Apple Teacher gift idea print and coloring page

School began for my kids yesterday, and we attached this “Apples for my Teacher” Print to a little post-it gift shaped like an apple. I offered my girls the option to color the picture or… Continue Reading

A day at the Beach {Corpus Christi Texas}

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I’m not really a big fan of the beach. It’s sandy, it’s salty, it’s sticky. I don’t like being sticky. Even as a young girl, I didn’t love going to the beach because I knew… Continue Reading

We all scream for Lunch Box Jokes!

Print free lunch box jokes for kids

I’ve been sharing kids lunch box jokes for nearly 5 years now, and I’m not stopping anytime soon! I’ve got at least a set a month coming out, I’ve got to keep ’em coming for… Continue Reading

School Bus Cake with Teen Party Games

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We had a back to school party last weekend filled with some great teen party games, and I had the cutest school bus cake made for the event. I’m slightly obsessed with theme cakes (themed… Continue Reading