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How to Make a Diaper Cake

Diaper Cake Ideas There are SO many different ways to make and decorate a diaper cake. My goal is to address most of them and the main pros and cons of each of them, so you can build a diaper cake that works best for you. Be ready to use your imagination and put some [...]

Make your Own Gift Baskets

Ideas on How to Make your Own Gift Baskets Making your own gift baskets can be the perfect gift for many people for many different occasions. You can make the gift basket customized to match the person’s lifestyle who will be receiving the gift basket. The items in the gift basket can be small or [...]

Photography Using Creativity

Creative Photography It is important to have a variety of good photos when photographing people; from a posed session to a more relax session of shooting people just being themselves.  Capturing people in their own element shows the personality and can make a photograph more memorable.  Some of the best photos are not planned by [...]

Hawaii Honeymoons, Kauai or Maui

Hawaiian Honeymoon Two favorite honeymoon islands in Hawaii are Kauai and Maui. Of course all the islands have plenty to offer, but these two seem to provide that extra special honeymoon. The question is which one? The State of Hawaii is made up of a total of six major islands – Big Island, Kauai, Lanai, [...]

Photographing Kids

Photography - Working with Kids Photographing kids can be a very challenging task, but it also can be very enjoyable and entertaining. To be able to produce the best photos you will need to get to know your subject and their temperament. The better you understand them, the better you will be able to make [...]

50th Wedding Anniversary

Celebrating the 50th Wedding Anniversary The celebration of 50th wedding anniversary or the golden anniversary is the most celebrated wedding anniversary for any couple, assuming a couple stays married for 50 years. Gold is the symbol of optimism and wealth. Gold has been a favorite precious metal for thousands of years. Amy Bloom once stated: [...]

Pacuare River Rafting Costa Rica

Costa Rica Travel Adventure Want some adventure for a change? Tired of vacations on the beach? Want to make that honeymoon an adventure to remember? Costa Rica // offers some of the world’s finest whitewater rafting rivers. The Pacuare (pah KWAH ray) river is the most scenic rafter river in Costa Rica and is recognized [...]

Wedding Essentials

Wedding Stuff You May Need There are so many things to think about buying when planning a wedding.   Here is a list of things that you might need to purchase: For the Ceremony -Ring bear pillow -Flower girl basket -Candles, holders and lighter -Guest book and pen -Aisle runner -Bubbles or rice for guests to throw [...]

Planning a Party Guide

Party Planning List Planning a party will be different based upon several key factors; number of guests, social or business, friends or strangers and your budget. A small gathering of friends will be a lot different then a large gathering of strangers focusing on some business function. However, there are some similarities that should not [...]

Gifts for the Wedding Party

Gift Ideas The bride and groom typically hand out gifts to their wedding party to help show their appreciation for the time and money that they have spent.  The bridesmaids usually do the largest share of the planning, shopping and generally are there for many of the ups and downs in preparing for your big [...]