Holiday GG: Lisa Leonard Personalized Ornaments

lisa leonard ornaments featured

It’s a family tradition in our home to buy our kids their own Christmas ornaments each year. I’m actually continuing the tradition that my mom started for me. Because she gave me an ornament every year of my childhood, when I got married and left home, I had a whole collection of ornaments to decorate… 

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Capturing Memories w/ Canon Rebel + Giveaway


We’ve spent the past few weeks getting familiar with the Canon EOS Rebel SL1 – the world’s smallest and lightest DSLR. When the box arrived on my doorstep containing not one — but TWO EOS Rebels (stay tuned for a giveaway at the end of this post!!) I dove right in and started using it. As a… 

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What Makes You Feel Loved? {sponsored}


My last press trip was one of my more stressful travel experiences in a while. I’m usually pretty lucky at the airport, but the last two trips I made (ironically, both to California) involved a cancelled flight. And not just a cancelled flight that was easily re-routed. Both flights were cancelled without another good option,… 

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Scenes from Easter

c and savannah

It’s been a while since I’ve posted photos of the kiddos. Just to warn ya, they’re HUGE. We tried to get a few good shots yesterday before the rains came. Naturally Savannah had to be in the pictures at some point. Then I realized that R hadn’t taken off her sweater, so when we got… 

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Scenes from Christmas


I’m baaaack!!! It’s been awfully quiet around the blogosphere this week, and I decided I needed some time off so I’ve hardly been on the computer since we left for Virginia last Saturday. We had a whirlwind trip to Roanoke and back. I think I need a vacation from my vacation, but when I got… 

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It is early. I am sitting in my office under the cover of darkness, sipping coffee, enjoying the silence. Suddenly I hear the pitter patter of little footsteps on the stairs. She appears from around the corner, her face illuminated by the light of the Christmas tree. Cheeks flushed and silky blond hair tousled from sleep, she… 

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