Archive May 2014

Best Photo Book Programs

By whitney | May 27, 2014

Digital photo books are a great way to preserve and display memories. It gives us the ability to be creative, much like scrapbooking, without all the supplies, hard copies of photos and cost. Cool Mom Picks has put together a list of their favorite 11 Custom Photo Books and hit the nail on the head! [...]

Schools Out, Clean Out

By whitney | May 22, 2014

Through out the year, the kiddos school papers start to pile up. Although when you received the artwork and school work it all seemed  important, the end of year is a good time to look at it with a new set of eyes. Find a time for you and your child to sit down and [...]

Store It Up

By whitney | May 21, 2014

Your photos are organized. Now what? If you don’t have the time to make albums, don’t just toss your photos in a shoebox. Dirt, humidity and acids (as well as light) can cause them to deteriorate, so you need a storage solution with built-in protection. Women’s Day suggests highly suggests these three:
1. Iris Photo Keeper: [...]

Inspiring Women: Laurie Grace

By catherine | May 18, 2014

Searching for the right business coach is like looking for the golden egg on an Easter egg hunt. For the partnership, you have to have a strong connection, mutual respect, a desire to learn, and a willingness to trust.  After several unsuccessful attempts on my end to find a right fit, I was delighted and [...]

Nothing But The Best

By whitney | May 13, 2014

When making a photo album, photo book, or even storing hard copies of photos there are a few rules to follow that will make the memories much sweeter.
Let go of the following photos:

Blurry or unrecognizable photos
Landscape, buildings, scenery or people you don’t remember
Doubles, triples or octuplets of the same photo. This also applies to [...]

Give the Gift of Memories

By whitney | May 12, 2014

One of the best presents you can give Mom, is a trip down memory lane. Most of us have taken hundreds of pictures which are either stuck on our computers or stored in boxes we never look at. The same probably goes for Mom. Use your own pictures or secretly get ahold of Mom’s to [...]

Last Minute Fiesta

By whitney | May 5, 2014

Happy Cinco De Mayo! Forget did we? Don’t fear, all in a row is here!
Check out these quick ideas to throw together a fun celebration:
Whip up some Margaritas
Easy Guac
Taco Piñata
Throw on a Dress and get Celebrating!!

May Home Organizing To-Do List

By whitney | May 1, 2014

1. Refresh. Now that Spring is here to stay, open all the windows and air out the house. Also, check to see if any if your screens need replacing.
2. Celebrate. May 3rd is the Kentucky Derby, master the mint julep!
3. Clear. When school is out, have your children help you go through their homework stations, [...]