All posts tagged: photos

Dads are Grand: Father’s Day is Here!

By Leslie Lindsay Okay moms, you’ve had a whole month or so to bask in reflected glory and now it’s time to let dad step in and take the spot-light.  Because, as we all know–dads do a lot (some more than others–and the same might be true of mothers, too).  When it comes to dads–they are the first men our daughters will ever love.  And that’s a pretty important thing, right? (No pressure, right).  It makes me think about the John Mayer song, “Daughters.”  Here are some ideas you can do this weekend to honor dear old dad: Pull out all of the old photo albums and recall all of those touching moments.  We did this at our house earlier in the week.  I can still see the black & white photo of my hubby as he bent down to kiss the top of first-born’s head in the Baby Bjorn he was wearing.  Write a funny article about dad in your own “newspaper.”  Present it to him on Sunday. Gift dad with some time alone to …

Cute & Simple: Summer’s End

By Leslie Lindsay “Summer’s End,” hummm…sort of have mixed feelings about that, and I bet you do, too.  Sigh. Anyway, I am in the process of slowly making that transition from the open-ended days of summer to creating a sense of structure around here.  And in doing so, I uncovered a project that I meant to tackle months ago. In June, our family packed up and headed to Mackinac Island, Michigan.  It was short and sweet, but still a vacation.  A slip back in time, if you will.  While we were there, I purchased a picture book for my girls.  (It’s sort of become a tradition.  Book = souvenier).  And so, as a way of prolonging the vacation, I decided to get crafty. Sorting through photos digital images, I found a few I liked, downloaded, and printed them off to insert in the book (you can print off on regular ol’ computer paper, by “inserting photo” into a word document). I think I will add a few blurbs about what we did and funny things we …