Getting healthy with Elf on the Shelf

Earlier this month, one of the hospitals I work at invited its Facebook fans to share a photo of their Elf on the Shelf doing something healthy. During the first … Continue reading Getting healthy with Elf on the Shelf

Enjoying Temple Square at Christmas time

I may have picked the wrong night for my family to trek to downtown Salt Lake City to see the lights at Temple Square. It was freezing outside, the food … Continue reading Enjoying Temple Square at Christmas time

Holiday photo shoot with Lego minifigures

I saw a family photo shoot on Pinterest using a box and thought it would be a fun photo to try – but I didn’t think my family would be … Continue reading Holiday photo shoot with Lego minifigures

Photograph your own Christmas tree

Christmas is a wonderful time of year. While I’m not a big fan of the hours spent hanging Christmas lights on the gutters and roof, I love decorating the Christmas … Continue reading Photograph your own Christmas tree

Perfect snack for a chilly winter morning

The Utah weather has gone from chilly to down right freezing. So a little hot chocolate is sure to warm you up – even if you are a little Lego … Continue reading Perfect snack for a chilly winter morning

Keeping Christ in the Christmas Season

It’s pretty easy to get lost in the shuffle of buying and decorating for Christmas. There are so many demands pulling us to get the best deal on the latest … Continue reading Keeping Christ in the Christmas Season

Christmas Tree and the Kids: Believe

Now that Thanksgiving is over, we dedicated Saturday to decorating our home for Christmas. After hauling boxes of decoration up from the basement, we went to work. Of course, we … Continue reading Christmas Tree and the Kids: Believe

Tutorial: How to Shoot the Bokeh Technique in Photographs

I’ve played with this lighting technique as part of┬ábokeh photography as a way of adding a background that correlates with the subject of the photo. I first learned about using … Continue reading Tutorial: How to Shoot the Bokeh Technique in Photographs

CTE Weekly Photo Challenge – L is for Lucky Lego and Lights

Do I get triple points for this week’s photo challenge post? Here’s the final outcome, and then the story behind how I got to the final product. Canon 60D | … Continue reading CTE Weekly Photo Challenge – L is for Lucky Lego and Lights