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Cake Batter Truffles!

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Cake Batter Truffles!

Last night I decided to try a fun recipe I found on Pinterest-- Cake Batter Truffles! There is no baking involved! The recipe can be found HERE! I was too lazy to get the big mixer out, so I roughed it with the old, trusty hand mixer. The only difficult part of this decision was the first step of mixing the butter and sugar. When it came time to add the milk, I found I needed to add a bit more than the instructed 3-4 tbsp. My candy dipping technique could use a little work, but they came out pretty sweet!...

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The World is Your Studio

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The World is Your Studio

I've been keeping my eye out for fun & random backgrounds. John and I stumbled upon this one while running our Sunday errands. I bet most people would pass this shed at Lowe's and think it's ordinary and mundane. Searching for the creative possibilities in things really does make life so much more fun :-) The world is your studio. Take advantage! Colleen xo

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Photographing Kaitlyn

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Photographing Kaitlyn

One of my favorite subjects to photograph is also one of my most difficult-- my sister, Kaitlyn. She is 13 years old (I still can't believe she's a teenager) and was born with Down Syndrome, but was also diagnosed with Autism years later.She is difficult to direct, rarely sits still, and is always on the move! But she truly is my favorite...everything. And the fact that she's a challenge to photograph actually motivates me. And when I do succeed, when I do capture something special, it's the greatest feeling. Here are some of my favorite photos I've taken of her through the...

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The Preface

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The Preface

I bought Oscar Wilde's book "The Picture of Dorian Gray." I've only read the preface so far. The reason being is I felt compelled to put it down and do this ... So already I'm inspired. At this rate, I'll be finished the book in 2 years. Colleen xo

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Happy Hallmark Holiday!

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Happy Hallmark Holiday!

I made some treats. Colleen xo

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