Still Life Standout: September

October 05, 2011
It’s that time again… Branson, Courtney K., and Courtney N.‘s “Still Life Standout” challenge. This month, I felt like I had way too many choices. Had I included photos yet to be seen on my blog, the choice might have been even harder. Ultimately, I can’t get enough of this photo of Big Ben. I don’t care what my husband has to say (he thinks it looks fake), I love this processing. Anyways…I hope you aren’t tired of seeing this shot yet. To see more “Still Life Standouts,” go
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From the Inside Out

October 04, 2011
As I mentioned last week, my church has recently started a new series called “HGTV Life.” After watching a bit too much HGTV following a recent surgery, my minister is taking popular design programs and applying them to our lives. Last week, I shared with you our lesson, “Hidden Potential: Discovering Our Character Potential.” This week, we continued the series with “Renovation Realities.” I haven’t actually seen “Renovation Realities,” but I understand the basic premise – naive homeowners taken on projects bigger than their...
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Sisk Family European Vacation: Paris, Day 2: The Louvre Part 1...

October 04, 2011
If you’ve been following me the past few weeks, you know that my husband and I recently traveled to London and Paris. If you’ve missed any of my previous vacation posts, click HERE. We decided to spend part of our second day in Paris at The Louvre. You probably know that the Louvre is one of the world’s largest museums, the most visited art museum in the world and a historic monument. What you may or may not know is that it began as a fortress built in the late 12th century under Philip II. The museum opened in 1793, and as of 2008, the collection is divided among eight...
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Shoot and Edit: Week 39 – Orange SOOC...

October 03, 2011
Welcome to the 39th week of Shoot and Edit: Part 1. Click HERE for all the details and upcoming prompts/themes and past tutorials. This week our theme or prompt is “Orange” (this is just a suggestion, you can show us any SOOC shot…much like I did this week). You have until Wednesday each week to link your SOOC shot up on Jill’s blog. On Thursday, you can link up your edits with ME after following some of my tips on how to edit your shots (or just post your edit on Thursday and you can pick up my tips for next week).For whatever reason, I really struggled with this...
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