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Easy vignette in photography

Fast and Easy Vignette in Photoshop Elements

Long time readers know I like Photoshop Elements for its no-nonsense approach to photo editing. It gets the job done without requiring a subscription or college-level courses just to open a file. One of my favorite things about Photoshop Elements though are the unintended feature finds. These are the super quick solutions to otherwise time-consuming […]

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Sodastream Review

Sodastream Review

Sodastream lets you make your own soda at home but how does it taste and does it save you money? There really isn’t a solid yes or no to any of the questions people usually have about Sodastream but we’ve taste tested and number crunched to find out just how Sodastream measures up. What Sodastream […]

Easy Chili Recipe

Easy Chili Recipe

Chili isn’t just for cold weather. It is a great comfort food and a cheap filling meal in any weather. This easy chili recipe is my husband’s recipe and sure to be a hit with your family. PrintEasy Chili Recipe Total Time: 30 minutesNumber of servings: 8 Per Serving 395 calories Fat 17 g Carbs […]

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Can I take photos at a wedding

Can I take photos at a wedding? Photography Etiquette for Wedding Guests

Weddings are joyous events and everyone wants to capture the moment. Today’s digital cameras, smart phone cameras, and tablets make photography even more tempting for wedding guests. Wedding photography is something everyone finds interesting, but should you take photos at a wedding as a guest? Ask the Couple Don’t assume it is ok to take […]

Simple Revitalizing Eye Roll-On Review

Simple Revitalizing Eye Roll-On Review

Like most women in their mid-forties, I’m entering this stage of my life kicking and screaming. Wrinkles, sagging skin, dull skin, and eye bags are not on my agenda, no matter what my skin thinks. Oh how I hate eye bags more than all the rest. Nothing makes you look old faster than giant puffy […]

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How to Publish on Smashwords

How to Publish an eBook on SmashWords

There are a lot of self publisher eBook companies around and this number is likely to continue to grow as more and more people read on their Kindles, Nooks, iPads, and other tablets. In a way, publishing has come full circle for authors. At one time, almost all books were self-published. Then the publishing houses […]

Netflix and Marvel's Daredevil review

Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix

Minor spoilers ahead. Read with caution. Remakes seem to be the go-to plan for Hollywood these days but sometimes they work. Usually though, they just worked to create more hum drum and same old fare that makes each network look like some sort of Technicolor clone. Now, with more and more “independents” getting involved, we […]

Photography & Technology

Easy vignette in photography

Long time readers know I like Photoshop Elements for its no-nonsense approach to photo editing. It gets the job done without requiring a subscription or college-level courses just to open a file. One of my favorite things about Photoshop Elements though are the unintended feature finds. These are the super quick solutions to otherwise time-consuming […]

Can I take photos at a wedding

Weddings are joyous events and everyone wants to capture the moment. Today’s digital cameras, smart phone cameras, and tablets make photography even more tempting for wedding guests. Wedding photography is something everyone finds interesting, but should you take photos at a wedding as a guest? Ask the Couple Don’t assume it is ok to take […]