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DIY: Create a Photo Table Runner

With the holidays here, it’s a fantastic reminder for us to give thanks for all our blessings. I believe occasions like Thanksgiving, Christmas or Hanukkah (and many others!) remind us to relish the good times we’ve had with our loved ones and…

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Bringing Back The Holiday Family Portrait

I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid, Thanksgiving meant the following: 1. no school 2. a frantic mom 3. an endless wait to eat what was effectively a super duper late lunch 4. delicious smelling food wafting around the house…

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Something Black and Blue on My Wedding Day

Someone’s elbow struck my eye socket with a dull thud and a sharp splash. Everyone in the pool froze. My eye immediately started to swell. “Audra, your eye…,” my fiancé began. I flew out of the pool in search of a mirror. My…

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Tips For Taking Truly Memorable Holiday Photos

Do the words “holiday photos” make you think of itchy, tacky sweaters and posed group shots, destined for a feature on Awkward Family Photos? No more! With a few simple tips and ideas, you can get unforgettable shots of your family and…

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DIY Roundup: Festive Photo Booth Ideas For Fall

Photo booths are all the rage – and we know why! It’s the perfect activity for everyone to chip in (big or small); it’s as simple as setting up a backdrop and putting the props together. The result? Lots of laughs, in…

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How To Take Better Phone Photos Using HDR Mode

  There are hundreds of things I’ve yet to learn about my smartphone. It seems like I’m discovering some new button or function daily! Luckily, the Camera app (obviously, the most important) only gets better and better! However, there is a function in the…