Thursday, December 22, 2011
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
The rest of the day we spent at church in Centerville and at the after party for our cousin Daniel. He is leaving for a mission in Guadalajara Mexico next week! I'm sad I didn't get my camera out at that event! After the party, we transferred our grandparents from the house to the car to the assisted living, which is quite the ordeal. Many bear hugs later we got Grandpa safely to him room. Phew! Had some friends over for personal apple pies once we got home, and called it a night!
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
5. Watch Your Aperture
I quite often shoot in Aperture Priority mode ("Av" on your SLR) on a day like Christmas! I'm generally too busy preparing the hors dourves or wrapping a last minute gift to shoot in manual (to control every aspect of my photo).
So, for example, when taking shots of a champagne flute, I’ll select a large aperture (a small number like f/2.8) to throw the background out of focus. But for a shot taken from the end of the table of everyone sitting down to eat, I’ll choose a small aperture (like f/8 to f/11) to give me a larger depth of field and keep everyone in focus. This gets easy with just a bit of practice, promise!
Monday, December 12, 2011
Friday, December 9, 2011
1. Having a ~50 year old lady at work that you don't really know or like pat your belly.
2. Throwing up in a plastic bag at the produce section of the grocery store.
3. Putting on "belly butter" daily.
4. Leaving a church meeting early because your clothes are seriously too tight.
5. Gaining 10 lbs in 13 weeks.
6. Weighing less at 20 weeks pregnant than you did a year prior when you weren't pregnant.
7. Someone looking you up and down, then asking "Do you have indegestion?" To which you respond, "No. I am growing a person."
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
But for today, here is my version of the "Pee Pee Teepee." These are becoming more and more popular as protection for moms and dads against their little boys!
I used the most boy-ish looking material I had on hand for the outside, and a soft fleece for the inside!
I started by cutting out my fabric to the template of a bowl from our kitchen. Just use anything you can find with ~6" diameter. Then, cut the circle in half to form a half circle :)
Sew around the curve, right sides together, of course!