22 Week Bump Report

March 31, 2012
How far along: 22 weeks (technically, 22 weeks and 3 days today) How big is the baby: Our baby is about 11 inches long and weighs almost a pound. If we were to go in for a 3D/4D ultrasound right now, she’d actually look like a newborn since her lips, eyelids and eyebrows are becoming more distinct, and she’s even developing tiny tooth buds beneath her gums. Total weight gain: According to my doctor’s scale this past week, I am up 3 lbs since my 18 week appointment. During my 20 week bump report, I was up 1.5 lbs…so I guess I’ve gained another 1.5 lbs in the past...
Sweet Lil Face

March 30, 2012
Our nephew is about to turn three years old next month…and he is all boy. I find myself lucky if he decides to give me a hug, allow me to pick him up, or wait for it…snuggle with me on the couch. Last week, I managed to get all three. As an added bonus, he even managed to look right at me when I turned the camera on him. I really have no real reason to share this photo, other than it’s pretty cute. Hope you have a great
March Quarterly Top 5 Link Up and Give Away…..Come JOIN US!!!...

March 28, 2012
I hope all of you mothers, of furry friends and children alike, have searched through your first quarter photos and are ready to share them with Amber, Sarah and myself. If you’re not sure what I am talking about scroll down to the bottom of this post to read all of the details and see the prizes that will be randomly given away.I have known for a while now that this day would come, but I’m still having trouble believing that it’s already the end of March. Nonetheless, it’s time for me (and YOU) to share your TOP 5 Favorite Photos from the first three months of the...
Tutorial Tuesday: Creating a .GIF

March 27, 2012
Welcome to Tutorial Tuesday! Sarah of Naptime Momtog and I will be bringing you a new challenge every week, to stretch your shooting and editing skills. This week, I’m pulling from my request files. Kimberly, from A Fresh Perspective, asked me a couple of weeks ago if I could share how I make a .gif in Photoshop. Considering that it’s getting warm outside…and that your children (and/or animals) are likely to be outside playing, I thought this might be a fun tutorial to explore.First thing first…let’s watch the video tutorial.It actually took me quite a while to...