You’re Sweet, Happy Valentine’s Day Printable

Jen here from Elevate Everyday and I’m sharing a super cute printable designed by my sweet friend, Courtney from Paperelli.

Printable for Valentine's DayI found these little mailboxes a couple years ago at Target in the $1 section and had to grab one for each of my kids. (they still have them this year, too)… Continue Reading

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Whimsical Be Kind Print

This whimsical “Be Kind” print is a free download, and can be printed and displayed in a frame, on a mirror, or tucked into an envelope to send to the kids as a reminder of… Continue Reading

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Free Printable Valentine’s Day Lunch Jokes

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Family Photography with pink and blue clothes

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Brown and Blue Clothes in Family Pictures

I posted this morning my brother’s family pictures from a year ago. These are a set I took in November. I seem to take their pictures about each year, but forget to post them. I… Continue Reading

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Green and Blue Family Pictures Clothes

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Family Pictures in orange and gray clothes

My friend Juliet has made cakes and treats for me for parties for years, and I finally got to take their family pictures! Her youngest did pre school with my youngest, and her oldest, I… Continue Reading

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Top 14 Posts of 2014

Happy New Year!!!! I am excited to present my top 14 posts of 2014!! It’s a great re-cap of the past year for me, to see what posts were most liked, and fun to share as… Continue Reading

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Family Pictures in Khaki Colors in a Field

These are some of the favorite images I took all season. Maybe it’s because the mama is one of my favorites, and I’ve photographed their cute family many times.  It’s hard to beat these pictures… Continue Reading

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Family Pictures with Cowboy Boots and horse

This was the year of “taking a break” for my photography business. With full time blogging, I just couldn’t do it all.  I did, however, do some trades with friends, so over the next week,… Continue Reading

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Extended Family Pictures in Superhero Shirts

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Back in October I threw one of my favorites a suprise 40th birthday party. I LOVE a good surprise!  I used black, silver, and gold, similar to what I’ll do for New Year’s Eve, so… Continue Reading

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The 7 New Years Eve Printables I’m using this year

Hope you all had a fabulous Christmas! I’ve got to switch gears now because I just found out that I’m hosting our church youth New Years Eve party at our house! I’m excited, I love… Continue Reading

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Our Christmas Festivities 2014

It’s the day after Christmas, and all is quiet. The presents are opened, the magic has subsided, our hearts are full. We had a great day, spending time with each other, and feeling joy as… Continue Reading

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Christmas Tree Farm Family Pictures with Buffalo Plaid

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Free 2015 Printable Mini Calendar with a different motivational message each month!
2015 Printable Mini Calendar

Print out these 2015 Printable Mini Calendar, for something happy to see the date each day! Hi Capturing Joy readers! It’s almost a new year and, once again, I can’t believe how fast it’s gone… Continue Reading

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Our Family Christmas Cards by Black River Imaging

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Tacos in Pasta Shells- Ground beef, cream cheese and shredded cheese all combined and stuffed into jumbo pasta shells. Top with salsa and more cheese and bake until cheese is melted. Hey Capturing Joy readers!… Continue Reading

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