Tech

Curvy Icon Infatuation: Instagram Edition

December 16, 2013

I have a voyeuristic love affair with Instagram. Unlike twitter, which often feels cold and limited to brevity, Instagram gives me an intimate front row seat to captured moments of your day. From what you ate to what you wore, I’m provided with a feed full of shared ideas and creativity. It’s become my go-to […]

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What the Fork?

April 29, 2013

Occasionally, I like to take a break from regular blogging and do some product reviews.  And by product reviews, I mean eviscerate the inventors of anything in the Skymall Magazine and mock those who buy their products mercilessly. There is simply so much shit out there that we just don’t need, and we keep coming up […]

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12 Cool Things To Do With Your Instagram Photos After You Take Them

January 16, 2013

I am a huge sucker for Instagram. I love taking photographs and think Instagram is a great outlet for exploring new compositions within a restrictive square format. Playing quickly with post-processing options and sharing the world from your point of view with friends, family, and the internet at large are some reasons why I love […]

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Social Media and the Battle for My Teenager’s Soul

September 14, 2012

Okay, it’s probably not as dramatic as the title implies, but social media makes my job as a protective, vigilant parent just a little bit more challenging. I have a girl crazy 16-year-old stepson who has given me some great experience to help me deal with my own five boys (ages 2-10) in a few […]

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10 Must Follow Pinterest Accounts For Your Artsy Side

July 6, 2012

Pinterest is full of amazing pins and boards designed to entice the creative soul that lives in each one of us. The problem is there are so many users pinning—often random and seemingly irrelevant—items on boards called “Art” and “Design” that it can be hard to find those amazing boards that have been curated to […]

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What Do All Of Those Numbers On My Lens Mean?

June 26, 2012

You finally got that DSLR camera you have been pining over for so long. Good-bye point-and-shoot and hello shutter speeds, f-stops, and manual settings. Taking complete control over your camera requires understanding what the different functions and numbers mean. One thing you may notice is that there are quite a few numbers on the lens […]

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6 Online Music Streaming Services

June 14, 2012

The beauty of today’s technology is that you don’t always have to schlep around your iPod or favorite CDs (people still buy those, right?) to access great music. You also don’t have to be a slave to the Billboard charts to unearth new artists. With so many great online music streaming services, the musical world […]

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eBay Quick Start Sales Guide

June 5, 2012

Fourteen years ago, when I needed some extra money to get my kids through college, I took the plunge and started selling on eBay. I would often see vintage and collectable items at flea markets, thrift stores, and garage sales that I knew were under valued and I could resell at a profit. I live for flea markets […]

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Camera Bags We Love!

May 15, 2012

My first camera bag was a cumbersome tan and black contraption with bulky straps and clips and zippers. It was far from pretty and screamed “touristy lady with a camera over here” regardless of where I was taking photographs. It was a bit embarrassing. But that was twenty years ago; camera bags have come a […]

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