Monday’s photo-a-day inspiration from The Idea Room was Up. I didn’t see much up above me until I made it out to the fairgrounds after work. From balloons floating up into the sky to a mini disco ball in the Farmer Kirk building, there’s stuff everywhere.

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I found a fantastic pattern for an under-bust corset over on Burda Style a while back, and have been waiting for the right fabric to inspire me to make it. I’m normally not a fan of “cheap” fabric, but while walking thru the crafting section of my local Wal-Mart, I ran across what Wal-Mart calls…

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Today’s photo-a-day theme is “close up”.  There are little baby mushrooms outside my door. I thought they would be perfect for today’s theme.  

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Today’s photo-a-day challenge was sweet. As close as it is to fair, you would think that I’d have lots of sweet things to photograph, but I only came up with one really good one – a close up of some of my bulk chocolate. Yum! I love this Callebaut chocolate.  It comes to me in…

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Yesterday’s image theme from The Idea Room was “Celebrate”.  What better day to photograph celebration than a national holiday? I had a pretty good one myself.  I spent most of the day out at my mom’s house teaching my youngest sister how to make my Bread and Butter Pickles. In the evening, my husband and…

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Today is the 3rd day of the July Photo-a-Day Challenge from The Idea Room.  I’m super happy that today’s challenge was something that I could easily do, even if it’s gloomy out, which of course it is.  Whoever planned all of this gloomy weather in the middle of my summer is seriously making me sad.…

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Today’s photo prompt for The Idea Room’s July Photo-a-Day challenge was reflection.  Taken literally, a refection is the return of light or sound waves from a surface (at least according to Merriam-Webster).  But as I pondered what to take a photo of today, I realized that I was actually reflecting on reflections.  Particularly when I…

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Hopefully a few of you remember the 2008 Katherine Heigl film 27 Dresses. It’s a movie about a woman who has been in 27 different weddings and thus has 27 different bridesmaid dresses. Well, I only have one bridesmaid dress – from my sister’s wedding. Well, two if I include the one I wore on…

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Today is Day #1 of the July Photo-a-Day Challenge from The Idea Room.  Today’s challenge is “out my window”.  It happens to have been pouring rain all morning, so today’s photo is a shot of a sad and lonely tree against the grey sky out my back widow at the office. It’s not the prettiest…

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