Professor Kobré’s Lightscoop for Flattering Holiday Photos

Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide: Day 24 Anyone who knows my family knows that we love to take pictures.  With photographers on both sides of my family tree, I’ve seen {and owned} my share of gear throughout the years, especially during my years getting my fine arts degree in photography.  While I now know how to … Read more

Yudu Screen Printing Machine by Provo Craft

A few years ago I was lucky enough to see some professional screen printers in action.  I was surprised at the overall simplicity of the process, but also quite impressed with just how cool it all was.  As years of brilliant shirt design ideas came crashing back into my brain, I decided then and there … Read more

Cricut Expression Review

For years I admired the Cricut display in the craft store and wondered if it was really as cool as it seemed, but honestly, I had no idea what it really could do.  I knew it was for scrapbooking, but beyond that, I was pretty clueless.  But I knew I wanted it.  Eventually, all my … Read more

Happy Holidays!

I’m wishing you all a wonderful and magical holiday, filled with lots of laughter and love.  Speaking of love (and laughter), here’s what we’ve been up to these last few days as we got ready for Christmas.  Hint, it wasn’t reviewing.   I can’t take credit for all these little gems; my little sister is … Read more

CuteyBaby Wall Decals

Everyone knows that I love customized and personalized products.  When those products are made especially for my daughter, well, I just can’t resist.  This is evidenced in the fact that my daughter is only 16 months old and already has 2 murals custom painted just for her.  So, when CuteyBaby contacted me and asked me to … Read more

Cinemek Hitchcock iPhone App Release Party

  Interior Room Camera Fade In [Partygoers fill an industrial loft in Seattle, skyline visible through window] Narrator: When Cinemek throws a party, you can bet there will be bacon.  No, not fatty bacon strips; that would get grease all over their iPhones. We're talking Bakon Vodka.   Celebrating the release of their Hitchcock iPhone app, a mobile … Read more

Portrait Professional – Review and Discount Code

I have found it - the perfect photo editing program for both amateurs and advanced photographers alike.  Portrait Professional is a simple program that is user friendly and intuitive, even for the casual photographer.  Portrait Professional delivers high quality work in a fraction of the time it takes to completely retouch a photograph on other editing … Read more

Picture Keeper Review

The perfect solution for preserving your priceless memories A few years ago, I got a frantic call from a friend who wanted me to come take pictures of her son immediately.  It turned out her computer had crashed and with it was the first 3 months of her newborn son’s life.  Of course, she had … Read more

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot – What Are Your Ways to Beat the Heat?

Summer is officially here, and with it comes record breaking temperatures for our friends in the South.  As nice as that sounds for all of us Seattle-ites who spent the past week couped up watching the rain fall, our hospitable Southerner friends would gladly share a bit of their rays with us if it meant … Read more

Pulse SmartPen with Livescribe Dot Paper

A Pen that just might be smarter than you are Very rarely does a product come along that I completely don't understand, but I have to admit this was one of those times. When I first heard about the Pulse SmartPen and prepared to do this review, I had mistakenly thought that it was similar to an … Read more