Texas Wildflowers and the Bluebonnet Trail

Written by: Jenn

There is nothing like springtime in Texas.  People who haven’t been here think it’s all dry, flat and drab landscapes…but the reality is that, come March to May, the fields, front yeards and sides of the highways are filled with Texas native wildflowers.  It is like the worlds largest garden! More than 5,000 species of flowering plants are native to Texas…but the granddaddy of them all is the Bluebonnet. Continue reading

Print your photos.

Written by: Jenn

“So if you are part of this “digital revolution”, let me ask you- where are YOUR photographs?”Mike Yost Photography

Recently there have been 2 posts/articles that perfectly say what I feel passionate about…to get your photos off your phone and printed.

From Mike Yost Photography:

Cameras.

They’re everywhere. In your phone, on your tablet, you have your point-n-shoot, and maybe even a DSLR. A few might even own a film camera. You can’t escape the selfies, Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook. People are deluged with photographs. And today, people are taking more pictures than ever before. It’s been estimated that in the past 5 years, more photos have been taken than all the prior years combined. Continue reading

Project Life

Written by: Jenn

A few weeks ago I posted about the importance of getting the photos off the phones and into actual prints and books.  My favorite way to do this is, Project Life.  It is a simple dimple way of scrapbooking.  It was developed by Becky Higgins (genius superwoman) to do this very thing…to be a simple way to document your life and get these memories into albums.  I cannot stress enough how easy the system is, even if you don’t add anything but your photos and Continue reading

Organize your photos!

Written by: Jenn

Taking photos is just the first step in preserving your precious family memories. Making sure your treasured photos are safe and accessible is a legacy you’ll leave to your family – and today the journey to more organized photos begins! – Simple As That blog

Last week I talked about the importance of documenting our lives, getting your photos off your phones or the cloud and getting them into photo albums, scrapbooks or Continue reading

Documenting your life

Written by: Jenn

Do you document your life?  Nowadays, most people do, we all have an awesome camera that is with us all of the time, the one on your phone.  At a moments notice you can whip it out to take some pictures.  Some people take pics of their family & friends, their pets, their home, food, events, travels, weird oddball stuff and so on.  I know that I personally will take around 100 pictures a week! That sounds like a lot…but I will snap many, but only some will be ‘save worthy’. Continue reading