Halloween is just around the corner and whether it will be a scary holiday may depend more on the weather forecast than your costume…. If you’re planning an evening of outdoor activities, beware of Mother Nature’s bag of tricks. Instead of letting the weather forecast scare off your Halloween
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Holidays are so much more fun with kids. I couldn’t wait to decorate pumpkins with Kate this year because, at 4-years-old, she’s at the perfect age for this fun no-carving pumpkin DIY.
Rather than carving the pumpkins… (hello, little fingers!), I thought it would be much more fun to paint
What are your favorite family fall traditions? For us, it boils down to three things: foilage, food, and family.
Specifically, we love fall traditions that involve Sunday drives in the mountains just as the leaves are changing colors. I mean, just looking at these fall colored leaves… will
Fourth of July…—The Fourth of July is the epitome of summer. It’s one of those days that brings you back to your childhood with timeless traditions. A parade in the morning with salt water taffy for breakfast starts the typical American celebration. Then you spend the day outdoors with
Father’s Day is around the corner, and a thousand marketing companies are
busy telling you what dad wants…. Typical top picks, according to these not-so-learned sources, include tools for the garage, awesome desk organizers, and, of course, the famed tie.
Here’s the thing: I love my family, and I
Easter is quickly approaching, and all you have to do is go to the store and look at all the pretty spring decorations, dresses, Easter baskets, and isles of candy to be reminded that you better start making holiday preparations now.
When I was at Blissdom12 this year, Hershey’s …
Almost 10 years ago, my family traveled to Ireland to embrace our Irish roots…. One of my favorite photos of all-time is a picture of my great grandpa and grandma which was taken right after they arrived in Pennsylvania from Ireland. They were photographed proudly standing next to a
We stand proudly over the meal we took 6 and a half hours to cook, and we watch it disappear in twenty minutes. We step back and admire the beautiful tree we decorated (or watched the kids decorate) and carefully pack it away for next year.
We smile in the…
For many of us, the holidays mean that we are able to travel to our family’s home. This is the perfect opportunity to capture forever, through photography… the things that meant something to you as a child.
This year, I am spending Christmas at mom and dad’s house near Houston,
Winter is full of family traditions (like this delicious one) but none that our family gets as excited for as much as the first snowfall… of the year. Regardless of whether it’s the first or the 15th snowfall, families can make memories involving snow that last all season long!