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Creating and Keeping Memories in an Insta-World

Paige Brooks

Paige Brooks

Paige Brooks lives in Albany Georgia with her husband Mike and their kitty son, Simba. In the Fall of 2014, she decided to leave full-time employment to chase a dream doing cinematography, and started Paige Brooks Creative. With her bachelors degree in advertising from the University of Georgia and a background in TV production Paige has always had a huge love for visual storytelling. She strongly believes that when stories create an emotional connection, great things can happen.
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Scrapbooking seems like a thing of the past, printing pictures just isn’t what it used to be, and now all of our favorite moments are simply taking up space on our laptop. If you’re like me, you know that advances in technology aren’t all bad, but how can we keep our memories from getting lost […]

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4 Essentials For the Ultimate Family Travel Photos

Julia Fenner

Photographer at LeggyBird Photos
Julia Fenner is a photographer married to a videographer. Their adventures take them around their city of Atlanta and to more exotic places, like Iceland. She loves capturing engagement photos, family sessions, travel adventures and mission trips, but also spends her time as a fun, part-time nanny!
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Feast your eyes on today’s guest post, coming to us from a young photographer who has a special place in my heart. Lots of helpful info, too, sure to improve your own skills when you take your next family vacation. Documenting our family travels is one of my favorite things! It’s always sad coming home […]

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Ultimate Child Photography

Trista Porter

Trista Porter

Trista is currently attending a local university. She is majoring in business administration and English. Not one to sit on the sidelines and watch life pass her by, she has recently started her own business featuring health-friendly and earth-friendly products. She also co-owns a photography business with her boyfriend fiancée. Her dreams are to be a successful writer, businesswoman, wife, and to spread the love of God. Learn more about Trista by visiting her at The Earthly Ones or ReiDesigns.
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Note: I LOVE capturing special moments with my kiddos and other family members on those increasingly rare occasions that we can be together.  And blurry pictures, cut-off body parts (on the photo, of course) or even worse, totally missed moments, make me sad 🙁  Trista’s post today, and others coming this week, will help you take better […]

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How Blogging Fit the Pieces of My Life Together

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Guess I’ve been going through a rather introspective phase lately – has that ever happened to you? I’ve recently celebrated 8 years as a blogger. Combining that with beginning to plan child #3’s upcoming graduation from high school, I guess that’s got me a bit nostalgic. At any rate, thinking about what the past eight […]

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Coffee and Conversation #115 – When Bloggers Get Together

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #115 – hosted by PatAndCandy.com!  

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Girls’ Coding Camp: How to help your daughter build future skills

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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There is still a serious lack of girls in the computing fields theses days, at least that’s what I’m told. You’d never think that, tho…given the prevalence of girls’-coding-type classes and programs that are floating around the ‘net. But I do have a daughter who’s been spending an inordinate amount of time this summer playing […]

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3D Pens Make For a Fun Summer STEM Craft

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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A while back I wrote about my 12-year-old daughter’s discovery of her love for STEM activities. What began with the exploration of a 3D pen has since moved into more colorful and fun activities, such as learning chemistry through swimming pool care, and a recent Girls Coding Camp I hosted for her AHG friends (more […]

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Coffee and Conversation #102 – Can You Write 500 Words a Day?

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #102 – hosted by PatAndCandy.com!   Do you like to write? Well, even if you don’t, aren’t you glad some of us do?! I mean, you wouldn’t have all of these wonderful posts to learn from and be inspired by if there weren’t some folks out there that […]

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Why Every Homeschool Mom Should Have a Resume

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Many years ago, in the early days of the modern homeschool movement, most homeschool families were single-income households. Over the years, however, through economic recessions, Stock market downturns, construction and housing market crashes…well, these days the economy is quite different.

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Resources to Help Your Middle Schooler “Rock” STEM!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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We use Affiliate Links in many posts. It allows us to keep our site up and running smoothly. You can find more info on our Affiliate/Disclosure Page. We sincerely appreciate your support! So…you may have read recently that my 12-year-old daughter dropped a bomb on my and informed me that she loves science…and math…and technology… Which, even […]

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