Self Portrait

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Self Portrait This is my fifth project for photography class. I was asked to explore taking a photograph of myself in this self portrait I did just that to the best of my abilities.   I didn't edit the image yet because I figured I should be honest in what I look like after a full day of three kids and running website. I will edit it in Lightroom.I am learning to use Photoshop Lightroom 4 to import my images. Then I will begin to use Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended - Student & Teacher Edition ...

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Karla’s Korner:

  Why Black Friday? When I was a little girl growing up in rural Virginia back in the 1970’s all retail stores were closed on Sunday. Restaurants and gas stations were open on Sunday but that was it. My research on the subject came up with the following information: Sunday-closing laws, often called "blue laws," prohibited certain activities such as alcohol and retail sales on Sunday. In America, these laws date back to the colonial period, starting with the first blue law in 1610 ...

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How Madame Deals Works

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Dear Friends, Family, and Readers, I am sure you all wonder how this whole blogging thing works? How do we make money? Well we make money by selling items, traffic through ads, paid reviews, and more. We work for tons of companies. You can see all of the companies  by clicking on the underlined words. This is our biggest season. In fact this is how I pay for my site for the entire year. I know that you are buying gifts online. I ask that you try to support my small business if you can. You ...

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Time Dog personal assistant stories: Trip planning

You need some help! We all need some help. What if you could have a personal virtual assistant for less than that coffee you are currently holding? I would take help over a drink anytime.  I love Time Dog Personal assistant for hire. if you had a personal assistant you would have your own Personal assistant stories Here is mine i am a mom of three wonderful children. We are traveling this holiday season and I need help with getting hotel rooms, driving directions, and directions to the ...

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Karla’s Korner – Memories: The Diary of our Lives

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Memories: The Diary of our Lives… My friend Connie and I have known each other for more than five ...

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How to Save Money on Fruits and Vegetables

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Save money on vegetables .Fruits and vegetables rank on the bottom of my list lately as I have seen their prices go up and the quality go down. This has always been a hard decision but with a strict grocery budget and no one in my house volunteering to give up meat, it has to be done. However, most recently I have realized not having fruits and vegetables handy is hindering my weight loss and affecting what my children eat. So I decided to figure out how I can save and have my fruits and ...

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Wordless Wednesday: Smell the Roses

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This is my fourth project for photography class. I was asked to explore depth of field. I shot this image with a Camera: Canon Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi ISO: 200 Exposure: 1/4000 sec Aperture: 2.8 Focal Length: 75mm Flash Used: No Latitude: n/a Longitude: n/a Photo Project #1 Photo Project #2 Photo Project #3 This is a rose from my garden. My husband plants we flowers for every holiday. He believes a girl should always have flowers. I am learning to use Photoshop ...

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Karla’s Korner: Give a little

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Give a little… The election is over; the guy with the most votes won so now what? Well, in the ...

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Thankful

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  I was recently asked to explain why I am Thankful. That is a really loaded question. I really do not have anything not to be thankful for. I learned a long time ago that every minute counts and with every action you should think of the reaction. I know that being thankful isn't as important as setting an example. I know that being a good person helps me to be a better wife and mother. I know that if you look at a problem long enough there is a solution. I am not afraid of the work ...

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Karla’s Korner: Thankful

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! With the arrival of November and cooler weather thoughts begin to turn toward the holiday ...

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