Rachel’s husband uses trash, er, regular household items to set up and light his photos.
Archives for July 2011
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For a number of years, the Magna Doodle was essential travel entertainment in our family. Silent, no batteries, clean, versatile…the perfect toy for a car or plane. The only problem: ours was bulky. But Tracy’s husband found a way to put that “feature” to good use as well.
This colorful cake only looks difficult to bake.
In some ways, this feels like my first week of summer because we left for a long road trip right after school let out. Home re-entry after vacation is never easy for me, and it was made slightly more grumbly by the cool, cloudy weather (which, I'm sure, sounds like heaven to many of you […]
I'm getting a few reports that folks are having a hard time getting the comment system to work properly. Some say the "See more comments" pagination link (it appears when there are more than 10 comments) isn't working. I've increased the number of comments visible to try to get around that problem. Folks can't read […]
This is one of those simple, inexpensive items that will make your kid(s), future siblings, visiting friends and neighborhood children very happy for years to come. A swing hanging on a tree in the front yard invites families to come together. In fact, I met a good friend for the first time because our kids […]
For those who want to throw up while cleaning up throw up.
As I'm sure you know, the final installment of the Harry Potter film series premieres tomorrow. My family is full of breathless anticipation, and I've already got Sunday matinee tickets in hand. But as excited as we are, we're also sad to see the movie series end. It doesn't feel quite as bittersweet as finishing […]
A recent road trip inspired me to put my random bag collection to good use. I have turned them into single-use containers for stuff I either a) misplace regularly, and/or b) need to grab for a trip out the door…