Photoshoot Styling is Messy
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Today I’m sharing what it really looks like when photoshoot styling for a blog post.  This photo was sent to me by my friend Melissa of Melissa Creates.  Often, your table is no where near the place it should be.  You drag it over to the closest window and pretend that your dining table is…

A Pat on the Back for Bloggers
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  Please forgive this grainy iPhone photo.  Cameras do not like to shoot computer screens.  But I can’t tell you how many of this photo I have saved to my camera library on my phone.  Something about seeing this box pop up makes me positively giddy.  In an online world where you can feel disconnected…

Behind the Scenes of Small Things are Big Things
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I have met a ton of rad people through blogging.  One of my favorites is Kara Noel from Small Things are Big Things.  I do not know her well, but she amazes me in every capacity.  She is a fantastic mom of 4, super crafty, funny and totally real.  While she shares cool DIYs that…

On Location Shooting
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As a blogger, sometimes you have to find the right place to shoot a post.  And sometimes that means that you have to drag your kids along on a little field trip.  But they usually find a way to keep themselves busy.  Like rolling around on the sidewalk.  And trying to stand in the street…

Conference Swag Pile Up
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  Bloggers sometimes end up with a crazy amount of swag from conferences.  Sometimes it is so much, you don’t even know where to put it away.  So it sits in your kitchen for about 3 months (and counting)…

Splurge vs. Save
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  Shhhh.  Don’t tell anyone.  I’m guessing that most other bloggers are guilty of this little switcheroo too.  My shoots happen in the morning when I have the best light in my kitchen.  And while this might be prime mimosa time, it’s usually not practical to drink the drinks you need to pour for your…

Behind Every Photo Shoot
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  Sometimes when you are working on one project there are several more going on in the background.  Oh and laundry.  There is always laundry.  

The Dirty Side of Blogging
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  Much ado gets made about the beautiful pictures and amazingly styled lives of many bloggers.  While, of course, I strive to make my posts look nice, I’m all about keeping it real too.  In my new Friday series, I’ll be sharing The Dirty Side of Blogging.  It will be all those unpretty things that…