Photography- The Best Cure for a Bad Memory

We lived next door to my father’s parents when I was young. Every Sunday we would go next door after[…]

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I am a Misfit

How often have you felt alone, unappreciated, or just plain weird? I know I do, a LOT!! When you feel[…]

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Olivia- Documentary Newborn Photography

When I first started newborn photography I built up a stash of baskets, buckets, blankets, headbands, and many other props. I[…]

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What is Intimacy?

Intimacy. Often people hear that word and think “sex” and nothing more. To me, however, intimate is a word that oozes[…]

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Serenity Prayer Zentangle

What is Zentangle? I have recently discovered and fallen in love with doodle drawings also commonly called Zentangle. This type[…]

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I Just lost an Entire Website!

**This post contains affiliate links. To learn more about our affiliate links click here** I had a very sad learning[…]

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Building a Dam- Unschool Physics and Geometry

A few days ago the kids were helping Dad was a friends truck. While dad was doing the final details and[…]

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Beginning Photography Educational Resources

I (Emily) am a photographer. I have always loved photography, but hadn’t felt confident in myself to actually do more than take pictures of my own children. Educating myself on both the art and technicalities of good photography is the #1 thing that allowed me to find the confidence to take the jump and go pro. Here are a few of my favorite resources for the aspiring photographer.

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Painted Portraits

One of the digital art services that I offer is custom painted portraits. I believe that these portraits are a beautiful way to liven up your traditional family photos. I can take a simple snapshot and transform it into a wall worthy work of art. These painted portraits make the perfect gift for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, Christmas and any other event you can think of. Mother’s day is only 6 weeks away, why not get your mother a custom work of art she will treasure forever!

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