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3 Tools for Taking Your Phone Photography to the Next Level

3 Tools for Taking Your Phone Photography to the Next Level | The Nerd Nest

I use my phone for photography more than my DSLR these days. The phone can’t match the DSLR for quality, but I don’t always have my big camera with me. To make up for that quality gap a bit, I’ve found tools to improve the photos I take with my … Read the rest

How to Shoot Your Kids Review

How to Shoot Your Kids

Maggie from Just Maggie Photography her assistant Amy kindly sent us a copy of the new ebook How to Shoot Your Kids for us to review, so we’re going to tell you all about it in our own words!

Maggie is a professional photographer, and her expertise shows both in … Read the rest

Kid Crafts with Kiwi Crate

Kid Crafts with Kiwi Crate | The Nerd Nest

When Kiwi Crate asked us if we’d like to try out a crate, it was pretty much a dream come true. I mean, Eliza’s two favorite things on the planet are art and science, so saying yes to an awesome service that combines the two into projects is a no-brainer! … Read the rest

One Year of Journaling | Interview with Amy of Lemon and Raspberry


Amy from Lemon & Raspberry is here to talk about her two new One Year of Journaling ecourses today!

With One Year of Journaling, you receive one journaling prompt and example in your inbox every week for a whole year–and it starts the week after you sign up! Choose from … Read the rest

Blurb Planner

Blurb Planner using designs by Little Butterfly Wings

When Blurb contacted me to see if I wanted to try out one of their custom planners at a super discounted rate, I totally jumped on it.

I’m married to my Google Calendar, because I’m so disorganized that I REALLY need to be able to drag and drop events to … Read the rest

Project Life | Albums & Page Protectors Review

Project Life | Albums & Page Protectors Review

I’ve tried out a few different brands of albums and page protectors this year for Project Life, and there’s been a pretty big difference in quality between the products. I’m just popping in to give you a quick rundown of what I liked and disliked about the different options, … Read the rest

Kansas City Blurb Book

Kansas City Blurb Book

Recently Amy of Lemon and Raspberry offered a special promotion for a free Instagram photo book from Blurb. I knew I wanted to take advantage of the offer, because I want to experiment more with digital scrapbooking. And getting collections of digital pages printed off as books at places … Read the rest

Renting a Camera Lens


Last September, my best friend Harvey got married to lovely and perfect for him Lisa. I was a groomswoman and they wanted Jake to be a groomsman too, but they needed a photographer more.

Knowing he’s awesomesauce, Harvey and Lisa asked if Jake could do the photography. Of course, he … Read the rest