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Review: Motivate Your Child Action Plan

In the beginning of the year I was given the opportunity to review the book Motivate Your Child.  It was a fantastic book that came at just the right time.  Full of practical and biblical advice it was quite the blessing. Practical suggestions, you can never have enough, so when Dr Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller, […]

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15 Years! A look back…

15 years ago on this day my then fiance Todd and I become graduates of Eastern Connecticut State University.  I was the first in my family to graduate from college.  At the time I thought I was destined to a long career as a public school teacher.  I landed my first job a couple of […]

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Review: Torchlighters: The John Wesley Story from FishFlix.com

I’m rather picky about the media my family consumes.  In our home television and movie time is actually pretty rare.  We save TV time for educational shows that align with our studies or for the occasional reward.  Sometimes I like to share classic movies with my children just for some fun family time. Sometimes we really enjoy […]

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Review: Horsing Around Unit Study by Homeschool Legacy

Anyone who knows my Noah knows what a horse fan he is.  The child just lives for horses.  He loves to ride but he will settle for just the opportunity to be near them.  He is always aching for me to include horses in our homeschooling so when Horsing Around by Homeschool Legacy came up for review I jumped […]

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Review: S is for Smiling Sunrise Alphabet Book by WordsBright

I have a sweet little book to share with you today.  It is called S is for Smiling Sunrise by WordsBright.  WordsBright is a small little publishing house for educational children’s books.  S is for Smiling Sunrise is their debut book.  I think it is an excellent choice. When you open the first page there is a space […]

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Review: Successful Homeschooling Made Easy

What homeschooling parent isn’t always on the hunt for new ideas to make life and schooling work well!  Whether you are a brand new homeschooling family or a seasoned veteran I’ve got something for you! Our family recently reviewed Successful Homeschooling Made Easy Course by Successful Homeschooling Made Easy.   This is a course geared toward homeschooling moms. […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

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National Day of Prayer and Pastor Saeed’s Birthday

My family continues to pray for Pastor Saeed Abedini… Thursday marks his 35th birthday… here is more on what is happening with him. This week, Thursday in fact, not only marks American Pastor Saeed Abedini’s 35th birthday but the National Day of Prayer as well. Pastor Saeed – a U.S. citizen – will spend his third birthday […]

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Review: Firmly Planted, Books of Moses, Part 2

Great Bible studies are a treasure.  They feed your soul, bring you closer to God Himself, and equip you to face the challenges of this fallen world.  Bible study time is our favorite time of day in our family.  I was excited and privileged to be chosen to review a Bible study called Firmly Planted, Books […]

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Matt & Christin / Bloomfield, CT Wedding

Another wedding! Yes! This season has rocked! Matt and Christin’s day will be one of the best yet!  I teamed up with Lisa Cour of Dayspring Photography for this fabulous day!  The weather was fantastic!  The couple was phenomenal.  The day was just picture perfect. I began my day with the guys! I was set […]

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Review: Teaching the Classics from Institute for Excellence in Writing

Literature, BOOKS, stories, other worlds, I just LOVE that stuff and fortunately my passion for all things in the world of literature has spilled over onto my children.  It’s difficult to get books OUT of their hands at times.  I want them to get as much from their reading as I can.  When I saw the […]

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The My Well Planned Software Saga Continues…

You might recall back in January I posted a Negative Review of the My Well Planned Day Planning Software Subscription.  I thought I’d update you on what has happened in the 8 or 9 months since then.  When I last posted in January Home Education Family Association had told us, via their Facebook page, that they […]

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Miss N is 3 Months Old Already! Can you believe it? | CT Children’s Photographer

Guess what! I had the pleasure of photographing sweet little Miss N again!  How blessed am I?  And man has she grown from her fabulous fleeting newborn days!  Just in case you missed those photos the first time around please feel free to click here and to view them now.  Just be prepared for your […]

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A Little Look At A Great Girl

I have a number of photo sessions to blog.  Here is just one from a recent favorite… Ok they are all my favorites!  This is Sarah!  I had a ball with her! Be on the look out for her whole session soon!

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So You Want To Learn Shoot in Manual: The Exposure Triangle Part 2, The Basics of Shutter Speed

As an owner of a great DSLR camera I’m sure your goal is to take that thing out of auto and into manual mode so that you can have complete control over every photo you create.  Yesterday I brought you one step toward that goal when I introduced you to the exposure triangle and one […]

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So You Want To Learn Shoot in Manual: The Exposure Triangle Part 1, The Basics of Aperture

When you buy a great camera it is with the intent of taking great photos right?  Why else spend the money? Now a days you could just simply use your camera phone for adequate everyday shots that document your memories.  The fact that you own a great camera tells me that you want better photos […]

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What a day! Another Rockin’ Wedding!

Michelle and Tom said ‘I do’ today!  What  a wonderful day!

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