Anniversary Cake!

October 22, 2010
I love love loved our wedding cake. When we were planning our wedding, I went to a bridal show for “inspiration.” To be completely honest, I thought the whole thing was a waste of time with the exception of CAKE TASTINGS! I hadn’t quite figured out what type of cake we’d have at our wedding…I just knew that we’d probably use a local baker – one who typically baked pound cakes and decorated with fondant. That would have been all fine and good until I had a taste of a sweet potato cake. I remember leaving the show with my mom talking about how much I...
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Macro Friday: Harvest Moon

September 24, 2010
ISO 200, f/5.6, 1/200 (55-250 mm lens w/ tri-pod) On Tuesday, I traveled to Detroit for the day. I’m thankful that I didn’t have to spend the night in Detroit, but the trade-off was a lack of sleep (for whatever reason, I don’t sleep well before my husband or I fly even though once I’m on the plane…I fall right to sleep). Anyways, when I got home, my husband took me to get something to eat. By the time we came home, there was a full moon in the sky. It was so incredible that I couldn’t wait to come home. I later learned that this week is “Harvest...
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Sky Watch Friday

September 10, 2010
The discussion of “signs” yesterday had me thinking about some of the recent signs I’ve seen that fall is coming. Sure there is a nice breeze in the air…the humidity has mostly faded away…and there is buzz of a Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks (of course, I have checked out this speculation yet). One of my favorite “signs” that autumn is coming…is the sky. I often have a hard time catching a decent sunset during the summer, but as soon as the seasons start to turn, our skies on the east coast become God’s canvas. It is truly incredible....
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The Bug

September 03, 2010
Over the weekend, we visited my husband’s family in the North Carolina mountains (well close…but if I told you exactly where, you’d just be confused) to celebrate my husband’s birthday (which was yesterday…happy birthday sweetheart). On Saturday, we ran a few errands in town and then planned to go back to the house. Well…we forgot to grab a key to the house – so, when we got back to the house, we were locked out. Fortunately, I had my camera plus two lenses including my macro lens. It was pretty hot and humid but I was determined to take advantage of...
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