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Capturing the Here and Now

I'm excited to welcome another special guest as part of our inspiring Simply Photography Series. Stephanie Bryan is a talented  memory keeper and photographer and today she has some great insight into capturing life's everyday details - here and now! I have always had a love and passion for … [Read More...]

15 Non-Candy Halloween Treat Ideas

15 Non-Candy Halloween Treat Alternatives

The holidays are so packed full of sweet treats! Take a sugar break with this collection of non-candy Halloween treat alternatives! 1. Halloween Pop-Up Toys 2. Halloween Magic Springs 3. Glow in the dark Vampire Fangs 4. Mini Halloween Play Dough 5. Halloween Pencil … [Read More...]

Halloween Photo Overlays and Video Tutorial

Last year I created this fun set of Halloween photo overlays and I've put together a quick how-to video tutorial. They're SO simple and they add a really fun element to your Halloween photos. The good news is, you don't have to have fancy photo editing software to use them! These photo overlays … [Read More...]

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Simple things Sunday – Birthday Girl

Simple things Sunday is about slowing down and capturing life’s everyday details. Taking joy in the simple things is the focus and Sunday is the day we gather together to reflect on our experiences from the week and share our photos with each other. #SimpleThingsSunday I haven't gotten the … [Read More...]

16 Spooky (but not too scary) Halloween Movies for Kids

16 Spooky (but not too scary) Halloween Movies for Kids

We love watching a few spooky (but not too scary) movies around Halloween time and today I'm rounding up a few of our favourites along with some that are on our "to-watch" list this year! What Halloween movies for kids would you add to this list? Spookley the Square Pumpkin Toy Story of … [Read More...]

All time Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

All time Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Fall is for comfort food and this chocolate chip cookie recipe is an all-time family favorite that we make at our house often. There’s nothing quite like a soft, melt in your mouth chocolate chip cookie and this tried and true recipe is one I turn to time and time again. I’ve been following … [Read More...]

Tips for Making the Most of your First Disneyland Vacation

Tips for Making the Most of your First Disneyland Vacation

It's been almost one month since our amazing, first-time trip to Disneyland as a family! It was truly magical and today I wanted to share more about our experience, along with some quick tips for making the most of your first Disneyland vacation. After tossing around the idea of going to … [Read More...]

Simple Things Sunday – Fall

Simple things Sunday is about slowing down and capturing life’s everyday details. Taking joy in the simple things is the focus and Sunday is the day we gather together to reflect on our experiences from the week and share our photos with each other. #SimpleThingsSunday We had a taste of Fall … [Read More...]

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October 2014 General Conference Pictionary

Review the inspiring messages that were shared in October 2014 General conference with a fun game of General Conference Pictionary! Perfect for Family Home Evening, Activity Days, YM or YW! Download for free below! Last weekend we listened to LDS General Conference as a family and there were … [Read More...]

Do it Yourself Katniss Everdeen Costume

Do it Yourself Katniss Everdeen Costume

Put together a do it yourself Katniss Everdeen costume quickly and easily this Halloween using thrift store finds. Last Halloween my oldest daughter (then 11) wanted to be Katniss Everdeen so we set out trying to create the classic Hunger Games look. It was really easy to put together using … [Read More...]