Monthly Archives: September 2012

This is Beautiful You – Grandparent Edition

Finally, my favorite post of the week! Every Saturday night or Sunday morning I take some of the photos that you have uploaded to the Facebook wall, and I post them here. I love This is Beautiful You because it gives me (and everybody else) an incredible glimpse of who we all are. It puts a face on the awesome people coming here. It gives us a beautiful idea of the uniqueness and diversity of the followers here at SDL. More than anything, it shows all of us just how beautiful we each can be. Anyway, thank you for sharing a small part of yourselves. It’s my honor to put the spotlight on you today. This is beautiful you. Which photos made you the happiest today? If you’d like to send in photos to be considered for a future “This is beautiful you” and other future blog posts, please post them on the Facebook wall (we need lots more!). Only upload photos that you don’t mind me...

To Be a Better Blogger: Goal #6

GOAL #6: Stop working so much on stuff people don't care about.

18 Random Facts I Didn’t Know That I Didn’t Know

I thought I knew everything. But apparently I don't. Check out all these fun facts I've accidentally learned over the past couple months.

The Body in My Dumpster

My heart is still pounding out of control. I just went to take a bag of trash outside, and I found a body in my dumpster.

Learning White Balance the Easy Way!

White Balance Example Cold and Warm with Title
Light...who knew it could put such funny colors into your photography! These easy White Balance tips will put a quick end to that!

Pass the Pigs

There are two kinds of games in this world. The kind I enjoy and the kind I don't. One kind of game makes you use your brain, the other doesn't.

To Be a Better Blogger: Goal #5

GOAL #5: Be a better Facebooker, Tweeter, and Pinterester

Guilting Me Into an Inauthentic Life

After receiving a reprimanding email from a family member for living my own beliefs, I just needed to have a good rant.

To Be a Better Blogger: Goal #4

GOAL #4: Get more personal again.

Lessons from Noah: How to Make Water

Sometimes Noah straight-up astounds me with his ability to figure the more intricate parts of life out.

To Be a Better Blogger: Goal #3

GOAL #3: Add more humor. Add more sarcasm.

Seriously Traumatized by Food

I asked you, "what is the most traumatizing experience you've ever had with food?" Your answers have had me laughing out loud and grabbing my gut in sympathy.

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This is Beautiful You

Finally, my favorite post of the week! Every Saturday night or Sunday morning I take some of the photos that you have uploaded to the Facebook wall, and I post them here. I love This is Beautiful You because it gives me (and everybody else) an incredible glimpse of who we all are. It puts a face on the awesome people coming here. It gives us a beautiful idea of the uniqueness and diversity of the followers here at SDL. More than anything, it shows all of us just how beautiful we each can be. Anyway, thank you for sharing a small part of yourselves. It’s my honor to put the spotlight on you today. This is beautiful you. Which photos made you the happiest today? If you’d like to send in photos to be considered for a future “This is beautiful you” and other future blog posts, please post them on the Facebook wall (we need lots more!). Only upload photos that you don’t mind me...

Noah’s First Voicemail to Dad

Oh my goodness. I saw that I had a voicemail from Noah's mom, and when I listened to it, all I heard was this. Sweetest, thing, ever.

To Be a Better Blogger: Goal #2

GOAL #2: Shed some of this thick skin.

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