How to Organize Your Digital Photos

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How to Organize Your Digital Photos

With as many photos as I take, it can be quite a challenge to keep them all in order. Over the years, I’ve developed a system, and wanted to share some tips on How to Organize Your Digital Photos.

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Bubbles with Grandpa


The Nerd’s parents came to visit over Easter weekend. While they were here, we went to the Perot Museum, ate dinner at Chuy’s and did a little shopping. But the coolest thing we did was sit on the back patio in the evening while Andrew and Grandpa played with bubbles.

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How to Take Valentine’s Day Photos of Your Kids

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I am THAT mom. I am the one who will use any excuse to take photos of her child. Christmas cards, schmishmas cards. We send Valentine’s Day and Halloween cards, too.

But sometimes, the little ones aren’t so cooperative when Mommy pulls out her camera. So if you’re like me and you’re looking for some fun ways to capture your kid in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are some things that worked for us.

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Baby Pumpkin Photos {and FREE Halloween Photo Card Templates!}

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I can’t believe it’s already October! It’s time for pumpkins, candy apples and fun costumes! I couldn’t miss the chance to dress up Andrew and take some Halloween photos over the weekend.

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I also took the opportunity to create some Halloween Photo Card Templates to share with you!


Halloween Photo Card 1 Click here to download this template.

Halloween Photo Card 2Click here to download this template.

The templates are designed for a flat 5×7 custom printed photo card. There’s even a spot for you to add your own photo! I ordered mine from Hallmark and used this card. Remember: You can get 30% off your purchase using the Promo Code: BLOG30!


What are your plans for Halloween? Are your kids dressing up?


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I’ve noticed a strange phenomenon since having a baby… Before I had Andrew, my DSLR was constantly out. I was taking pictures every time we went anywhere.

Now that I have a diaper bag filled with tons of crap, plus my purse, plus a heavy baby, the last thing I want to do most of the time is carry around a heavy, breakable camera.

So my iPhone has taken up the slack. I think I have more photos of Andrew on my iPhone than anywhere else.

Here’s a snapshot of what we’ve been up to lately. Most of these photos are from Instagram, so if you don’t follow me already, head over there! I post tons of photos of the Little Dude.

What have you been up to lately?


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Last weekend, we took Andrew swimming in our neighborhood pool.

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He really loved playing in the baby splash pool.

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River and Eli came and played with us.

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The kids had a lot of fun.

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I think we may have a fish on our hands.

Father's Day Photos!

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There’s a long-standing joke in our relationship that The Nerd doesn’t love me enough to put a photo of me on his desk at work.

We’ve been married for three years and the man has never, not once, put a photo of me on his desk. No matter how many times I mention it.

It just doesn’t matter to him. Work is for work. Why would he have a picture of his wife there? That just isn’t logical.

A few days after Andrew was born, The Nerd asked me if I could text him some of the photos I had taken of our new son. “Why?” I asked. He had just returned to work, and confessed that everyone at work was asking to see pictures of the new baby. And he had nothing to show them.

See what I mean? The thought never occurred to him to take pictures of his new son.

We certainly are a pair, aren’t we? Me, who never puts the camera down, and James, who never thinks to pick it up.

Well, for The Nerd’s first Father’s Day, I wanted to take some special photos of Andrew.

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I had this one framed so he could put it on his desk at work. And you know what? He actually did it.

I guess he loves Andrew more than me, haha.

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We had so much fun taking photos of the Dude for his Daddy.

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We even got River and Eli to share in the fun! This was their Father’s Day collage for their dad.

Of course, we had to give The Nerd something he’d actually enjoy on Father’s Day — so we got him a gift card to Steam.

It always comes back to video games in our house.

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