Tag Archives: Cedar Rapids

Oh, hello

Boy. Once you slide out of the blogging habit, it’s tough to start back up again.
Especially when you’ve built up a big backlog of stuff to talk about. (But, perhaps, been negligent with photographing along the way.) I’ve been working on my sewing space again (painting! and organizing! and accessorizing!), making some gifts, experimenting with [...]

The Shop Next Door’s Grand Opening

Hey Iowa blog readers (Mom), check it out. The Shop Next Door is open!

And it’s kicking off December with a Grand Opening Party tomorrow (Dec. 1) from 5 to 8 p.m. Organizers promise coffee and food, both of which are pretty much guarenteed to be good, since the shop is owned by the same folks [...]

Farmers Market Paparazzo

Yesterday morning I joined about 40 other local photographers to troll the Downtown Farmers Market as part of the Worldwide Photo Walk.
I’ll be honest. I wasn’t exactly enthusiastic when my husband told me he’d signed me up for a photo walk. I had an image of 40 people walking en masse down the street, SLRs [...]

A Photo Booth 4th

Pardon me while I make one more post about our fab photo booth.

Last night we took the booth to 4th of July festivities in my hometown and had a blast. The booth was hopping for 5 hours straight. It was fun to have the diverse crowd that a community festival like a fireworks show attracts. [...]

The photo booth goes outdoors

I’m still not quite sure how it happened, but about a year and a half ago, I became a small business owner.
My husband and I rent out photo booths. And the booths are amazing. I can say this without sounding like a Braggy McBraggerson because I had very little to do with their actual construction. [...]

Summer glow

I might have a new favorite Freedom Festival event: The Balloon Glow.
I’m not sure who was having more fun at Brucemore last night: the kids (I especially loved the ones who would walk up the balloons in awe, shriek and run away at the roar of the burner blasting that hot propane into the balloons, [...]