Monthly Archives: October 2011

Our Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes

It’s all about the tulle.  (I’ve got three girls you know.) These were by far the easiest and cheapest costumes we have made.  At 50 cents a yard for the tulle and a rummage through the dress-up basket at home, … Continue reading

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Halloween Kid Craft: Rock ‘o’ Lanterns

This simple and cheap craft has been keeping my kids busy all week.  My kids are always bringing rocks indoors so I decided to put some of the collection to use.   I pulled out the paint and the brushes and these adorable Rock … Continue reading

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How to Can Applesauce: A Favorite Fall Tradition

Every Fall I make and can my own applesauce.  And every Fall I find friends and acquaintances that think this is an extraordinary feat.  Thinking of my mother and her mother canning applesauce and more every year for as long as I can remember (and long before that … Continue reading

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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

When the Balloon Fiesta rolls into town, I know Autumn has finally arrived. Getting up in the wee hours of the morning and trundling out into the dark cold to see the first balloons’ dawn patrol has become a yearly … Continue reading

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It’s Important to Think Twice Before You Judge Another

Everyone knows what it feels like to be judged. I am a parent, so heaven knows I’ve been judged because everyone, and I mean EVERYONE, knows what “good parenting” is and they wrote the definition. I am also a single parent, … Continue reading

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Autumn Crafts and Activities: Alphabet Glue Giveaway

The weather is getting gray here, wet skies and clouds.  With a case of the sniffles and a cool breeze keeping us indoors right now, Annie Reichmann’s THIRD edition of Alphabet Glue arrived at just the right time! This Autumn … Continue reading

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Taking Family Pictures

Taking family photos is my favorite part of being a photographer. I love the way images can capture personalities, playfulness, sibling rivalry, and all the love that holds a family together. Today I am blogging a recent family photo session … Continue reading

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