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Moms With Cameras Workshop

Just a little over 2 years ago I bought my first DSLR.  At the time, I just wanted to take great photos of the vacations my husband and I were taking.  I didn’t necessarily expect it to turn into a business for me.  What I did think was that I could just read the manual […]

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At The Table With an Aesthetician from Dublin

Ann O’Sullivan is an Ireland born Aesthetician and owner of ANNIO at Rain Salon in downtown Omaha.  O’Sullivan goes by Anni, a nickname she was given after moving to the US  from Dublin, Ireland, 11 years ago.  Anni spent her first 5 years in New York City, where she spent some time designing jewelry and […]

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Thank You Note to Facebook

(the number of actual friends who can celebrate your birthday) When you hear people talking about Facebook, what do they say?  Are they talking about the latest ungrateful teen that used Facebook to complain about their parents?  And how those parents then posted a video of them shooting up their teen’s laptop?  We’ve all heard […]

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I Don’t Mind Being Fat – Kerry Hazel, guest blogger

So I had an epiphany while walking around the Zoo with my family yesterday.  I have spent many years telling myself and the world that I didn’t care that I was a “big girl”.  After climbing a rock staircase to look over an exhibit I realized that just a couple of months ago I would […]

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At The Table With a Woman That Does it All

When in doubt, do both – that is the philosophy that 38-year-old Laurie Brekke adopted from a close friend and it suits her well.  After 11 years of working in the corporate world, and several years in a couple of other roles, Laurie now works from home.  She and her husband Wayne,  host their own […]

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New Workshop Date Announced

Moms With Cameras Workshop Saturday, March 31st 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. First National Business Park 14010 FNB Pky Omaha, NE A workshop designed for moms (or aunts or grandmas) with regular cameras who want their photographs to look anything but ordinary Learn about lighting, composition, posing tricks, and tips that the pros use to […]

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Trip to St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

As promised – part 2 of my sharing from our recent trip to St. Thomas.  We spent one morning golfing at Mahogany golf course.  President Obama and former President Bill Clinton have both golfed here…yeah we’re kind of a big deal. 😉 I can’t lie – golf was a little pricey, but I got to […]

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I Can’t Afford to Eat Healthy – by guest blogger Kerry Hazel

We all have reasons why we choose not to eat healthy –  I worked all day. I can’t afford healthy food. I don’t know how to cook healthy meals. It was fast and easy. I’m tired.  I could go on and on, because I was the queen of all of these excuses.  My family ate […]

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Trip to St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

There’s something about the smell of the moisture in the air, and the sound of the water crashing in on the sand that makes being on the beach feel like therapy.  Recently my husband and I spent 7 days on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands.  It just might have been 7 of the […]

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Fat City

So – it’s no secret that the place I call home isn’t exactly one of the healthiest cities in the country.  But I was still surprised when I heard the following statistic: Omaha has more restaurants per captita than any other city in the country! Embarrassed to say that I had this picture saved on […]

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