Month: August 2017

Why playing the lottery will never make you rich

Why playing the lottery will never make you rich

  (There we are sippin’ on some $20 chocolatey & fruity concoctions from Starbucks on Darren’s birthday…woooo!)   Do you play the lottery?   If you do, that’s fine. We used to buy the odd ticket for the big draws every once in a while […]

5 tips for your newborns first photo shoot

5 tips for your newborns first photo shoot

    My best friend had her first child recently. The sweetest boy, Sullivan Duke.   She asked me if I would take a few pictures of him when I came to visit.  I had never taken pictures of a newborn before, but I was […]

How we made (almost) $200,000 last year in our sleep

How we made (almost) $200,000 last year in our sleep

  Okay, not quite $200,000. If you want exact numbers, it was $178,193.81.   It’s not everyday that someone hands you a check like that.   So how’d we do it? I’ll tell you, but it’s not exactly a harrowing death defying story involving gun […]

How to find thousands of dollars right under your nose-literally!

How to find thousands of dollars right under your nose-literally!

When I first left my job and we moved into our new house, one thing I noticed right away was that we had too much “stuff”.   Not junk, just stuff.   My husband and I realized that we’d been lugging around so much stuff […]

How long do you spend at the grocery store?

How long do you spend at the grocery store?

  There are 168 hours in a week.   And let’s just say you get 7 hours of sleep a night (if you’re lucky!)   That leaves you with 119 hours.   Eating, we’ll say that takes about 2 hours a day…   Down to […]

The $1200 stroller

The $1200 stroller

    For all you wondering…yes, our son is holding a stick in this picture because he seems to be obsessed with sticks lately. For some reason he always has to have a stick in his hand at all times when outdoors. Maybe it’ll be […]

My 4 simple Lightroom tips for editing photos

My 4 simple Lightroom tips for editing photos

    I recently took the plunge and purchased Adobe Lightroom.  I had always strictly edited my photos on Instagram (crazy, I know!) but after a while I thought I needed an actual editing program to enhance my photos just a bit more.   I […]

The New Age Stay at Home Mom

The New Age Stay at Home Mom

  Honey. I’m home!   The breadwinner.     Traditionally that was the man of the household. I’m sure you remember the shows. The husband would come home in his suit, carrying his briefcase and hang his hat up at the door before he stepped […]