2017, The Year of Gratitude

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Someone asked me what the best thing about Christmas was for me this year. Before this year, I might have thought about all the people I spent Christmas with, the gifts, the music, the tinsel, the “magic” of the season… but this year, although all of those things are PART of the holiday “magic”, only […]

Tara and Tyler Longview Texas Wedding at Miss Mary’s Place

Longview Wedding Miss Mary's Place via Sprittibee Photography

My weekend job is being a photographer and a dream watcher. I love to see people live out their dreams and to help them capture the moment to remember it forever. I even travel for the opportunity to do this… as you can see by my title: Longview, Texas! Longview is a long way from […]

A January Recap

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Have you ever been just sucked into such a whirlwind that you felt you were doing good just to make sure your teeth were brushed and all the urgent things of life tended to? Like you were on a wild ride that kept you twirling? Sort of like this guy: Yep. Well, that’s what life […]

November Homeschool Photo a Day Instagram Challenge

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Ready, set, IG! The Homeschool Instagram Photo-a-Day Challenge is moving on into November! I would love to see your monthly collage if you made one. Be sure to link in the comments! Spotlight on a great photo app: Phonto is one of my favorite ways to add text your images. It has one of the […]

Pictures of Life and Learning

Life and learning, day by day. A picture a day for last September. I love Instagram. Don’t you? Count out the images left to right, top to bottom and you can research what I wrote about each one as I took them… 1. Pantry Organizing Day #hschallenge #supplies #latergram, 2. @wordsymphony birthday art for her […]

Tex-Mex-Czech and the American Way

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Family reunions bring a lot of people who look vaguely like each other together for a few hours… to eat, to play games, to drink coffee, lemonade and sweet “reunion” tea, to look at photos, to pose for pictures, and in our case this year – to feed a 20 day old bunny exotic game […]