I recently shared a few photos of our girls taken by my brother-in-law. I also have some friends who take spectacular pictures. That is not a talent of mine, but I am trying to be more creative in using my camera and found 7 Tips for Photographing Children at Mom’s Talk Network to be helpful.
This thought-provoking post was recommended by The Happy Housewife and is entitled How to Make Sure Your Kids Resent You and Reject Everything You Believe, In Three Easy Steps.
Lastly, for the second time ever, I won a giveaway this week! I posted my Crock Pot Macaroni & Cheese recipe at Dining with Debbie’s Crock Pot Wednesday and won a $25 gift certificate to K. Chenault Designs. She offers cute monogrammable items that are perfect for personal use or as gifts. I think I’ve decided what I want to get with my gift certificate and will share it with you later!
Here are some articles that I found interesting around the blogosphere this week.
Simple Mom’s post on 10 Great Authors in Children’s Literature was a good resource for those of you looking for writers of children’s books who consistently produce good stories.
Amy at The Finer Things in Life is doing a series on Mommy, Come Home which deals with leaving the work force and becoming a stay-at-home mom. One of this week’s posts was perfect for those who may not yet have children but want to prepare ahead of time so they will be financially able to stay at home with their children in the future.
Although it may be a little late to use these ideas for this July 4th celebration, I loved the decorations shown in this post – Hooked on Red, White and Blue.
I would like to add a few more blogs to my reader so if you have any suggestions or would like to share the link from one of your “must-read” blogs, please do so in the comments section.