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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Just Visiting

Written on March 31, 2012 at 10:44 pm, by

Just Visiting

I woke up super sick this morning with a high fever, sore throat, and aches everywhere. I’ve spent pretty much the whole day in bed dosing off and on, falling asleep while reading books, trying to watch the same episode of Desperate Housewives over and over again. (I kept falling … Continue

RSS Feed Checker Plugin

Written on March 31, 2012 at 9:54 pm, by

Megan’s getting pretty decent at HTML, but she still makes mistakes. When we were on Blogger, the interface would alert her of these mistakes at once, while she was writing a blog post. WordPress doesn’t do that. Why does it matter? Having mistakes in your HTML code can invalidate your … Continue

Tea With Darth & Dad Layout

Written on March 30, 2012 at 10:56 pm, by

Tea With Darth & Dad Layout

Now that I’m in the groove with Project Life, I feel like I’m ready to get some other memory keeping projects done as well. Soon I’m going to start Reverse Project Life for 2011, but I’m also going to be working on some mini books that have been left … Continue

Biscuits and Chicken Apple Bacon Gravy

Written on March 30, 2012 at 11:43 am, by

Biscuit and Chicken Apple Bacon Gravy

Biscuits and gravy is a Midwestern and Southern American breakfast staple. But like most staples from this region, it’s not exactly healthy. The gravy is usually made with sausage, but we thought we’d change up the flavor and the health level (slightly), by using chicken apple sausage instead of pork … Continue

How to Make a Photo Collage in Photoshop

Written on March 29, 2012 at 11:05 pm, by

Picture Package Tutorial 1

If you print photos at home, like we do, one of the most useful things to learn to do in Photoshop is to create Picture Packages. Picture Packages allow you to have multiple photos on one page, as you would receive from a portrait studio or a school photographer.

December Daily 2011 Day 1 | The Photos

Picture … Continue

Website Wednesday | 1st Web Designer

Written on March 28, 2012 at 11:34 pm, by

1stWebDesigner

1st Web Designer is one of my go-to websites if I’m looking for a challenge. The site is filled with articles packed with info that will interest any web designer or developer. Don’t let that scare you off; there’s plenty of articles and tutorials on the site perfect for bloggers.… Continue

Project Life 2012 | Week 12

Written on March 28, 2012 at 2:38 pm, by

Project Life 2012 | Week 12

Welcome to Week 12 of Project Life!

Another week with no insert and almost 30 photos! I feel like I’m really getting in the groove now. I have a process and I’m knocking out spreads much quicker than I was in the beginning. I think it’s time to start project … Continue

Collections: Plastic Character Mugs

Written on March 27, 2012 at 9:49 am, by

Collections: Plastic Character Mugs

We are collectors. It’s dangerous. It’s bad for our budget. It’s bad for Jake’s dream of a minimalist household (hah!). Most of our collections are already obnoxious. But some of them are just budding.

Ninja Turtles Mug

According to Lisa Congdon, author of Collection a Day, if you have three of … Continue

30 Days of Lists | March 2012 | #24-26

Written on March 26, 2012 at 6:07 pm, by

Lists #25 and #26

This month I’m participating in 30 Days of Lists, an awesome (and cheap!) class and community with a daily list prompt. As I shared here, I’m jumping in towards the end and then will work my way back through the ones I missed. The lists aren’t date specific … Continue

Step 4: Getting Organized

Written on March 26, 2012 at 12:40 pm, by

One Step at a Time

This year we’re running with the mantra One Step at a Time. We’re tackling tons of little tasks and making small changes that will hopefully add up to help us reach our big goals for the year. Taking it one step at a time keeps us from getting overwhelmed, … Continue