Friday, November 21, 2014

Free Photo Edits and #Weekend #Linky

Welcome to my weekend blog hop -
Make My Saturday Sweet #108!

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As a blogger and avid photographer, I spend a lot of time selecting and editing photos before uploading them to my blogs. There are several free resources that I use:




Sometimes I come across a photo that didn't capture well, but with the right photo edits, I can make a blah photo pop. This picture of Big Brother with Little Sister walking into the mall is one of them. I took it using my hubby's mobile phone. Here I used Picasa 3 to improve the original:


Original

Cross Process

HDR - ish

Holga - ish


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(US residents only)



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Make My Saturday Sweet is a weekend blog hop for all family friendly blogs. You are welcome to link your favorite post from the past week(s) and to visit the last link before yours and leave a sweet comment. It's a really easy and fun way to make new friends and to catch up on old acquaintances.

Now on to my blog hop...

Amanda’s Books and More

It's time for another Make My Saturday Sweet blog hop!

Join me (your host) for this fun and easy hop.
All family friendly blogs are welcome!

If you host your own blog hop(s), then feel free to
link them on my Blog Hops page!

I would love for you to follow me on

Here are the easy rules:
  • Follow Tina (your host) on one or more links listed above.
  • Link up a post from your family friendly blog.
  • Please try to add my hop button on your post or side-bar.
  • Share about this hop on Twitter, Google+ or Facebook.
  • Visit the last link before yours and leave a sweet comment.
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Calla Lilies with #WW #Linky

Welcome to my Picture Perfect
Party Linky #117!

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I'm ending off a series today
that's very close to my heart.
Check it out on 1camera1mom.


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Don't miss this
fabulous giveaway!
Those who live in the USA
can enter to win a
for Christmas cards
from Minted.



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For Middle Grade Readers

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Now on to my blog hop...

Amanda’s Books and More

Come link up your Wordless Wednesday
(with or without words) or any picture post
at this Picture Perfect Party Linky.
Join me on this fun and easy blog hop!


If you host your own blog hop(s), then feel free
to link them on my Blog Hops page!


I would love for you to follow me on
and
Follow on Bloglovin


Here are the easy rules:
  • Follow me on one or more links above or via email.
  • Link-up your post with a picture and follow as many new blogs as you like.
  • If possible, copy the button code below and add it on your linked post or blog's side-bar.
  • Tell others about this hop on Twitter, Google+ or Facebook.

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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Christmas with Minted and $75 Voucher #Giveaway


Check out these awesome
Christmas cards by Minted!

(My blog is best viewed in Google Chrome)

Hap-Happiest Time

Holiday Map - East Coast

Year in a Nutshell

Sweeping Joy

Watercolor Pines

Rustic Christmas

Lettered With Love


Who doesn't love giving and receiving cards by loved ones at this time of the year?
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Disclosure: I received nothing for this promotional post, except for the opportunity to give one of my U.S. readers a $75 gift voucher from Minted.
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Friday, November 14, 2014

Letters from Children and #Weekend #Linky

Welcome to my weekend blog hop -
Make My Saturday Sweet #107!

My blog is best viewed in Google Chrome


Letters from the Grade 4 Class,
South Africa

I gave "Bible Time" every Tuesday morning.




"At home we do not go to church and I feel sad."

"...and thank you for showing respect
towards us Muslim children."

"You brighten up my day."

"Telling us what is right and not."

Thank You 


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Blog Buttons
Image by Christina Morley

Now you can order your own personalized
blog buttons with HTML, Facebook covers
or collages (example: Pinterest-ing pins)!
Just visit my page: Blog Buttons to Order

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Make My Saturday Sweet is a weekend blog hop for all family friendly blogs. You are welcome to link your favorite post from the past week(s) and to visit the last link before yours and leave a sweet comment. It's a really easy and fun way to make new friends and to catch up on old acquaintances.

Now on to my blog hop...

Amanda’s Books and More

It's time for another Make My Saturday Sweet blog hop!

Join me (your host) for this fun and easy hop.
All family friendly blogs are welcome!

If you host your own blog hop(s), then feel free to
link them on my Blog Hops page!

I would love for you to follow me on

Here are the easy rules:
  • Follow Tina (your host) on one or more links listed above.
  • Link up a post from your family friendly blog.
  • Please try to add my hop button on your post or side-bar.
  • Share about this hop on Twitter, Google+ or Facebook.
  • Visit the last link before yours and leave a sweet comment.
Blog Button Code:

Amanda’s Books and More

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Pets and More with #WW #Linky

Welcome to my Picture Perfect
Party Linky #116!


Poor Prince fell into the pool!


Snuggle Time with the Cats


Amanda bought a dress
with her own money



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In case you missed it...


4 Generations: My grandmother, my mom, me and my 3 girls

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Check out my latest post...
Pets at Angala on 1camera1mom!



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and $100 Giveaway!

Adventure Quest Books - banner
For Middle Grade Readers

*********************

Blog Buttons

Now you can order your own personalized
blog buttons with HTML, Facebook covers
or collages (example: Pinterest-ing pins)!
Just visit my page: Blog Buttons to Order


***************************

Now on to my blog hop...

Amanda’s Books and More

Come link up your Wordless Wednesday
(with or without words) or any picture post
at this Picture Perfect Party Linky.
Join me on this fun and easy blog hop!


If you host your own blog hop(s), then feel free
to link them on my Blog Hops page!


I would love for you to follow me on
and
Follow on Bloglovin


Here are the easy rules:
  • Follow me on one or more links above or via email.
  • Link-up your post with a picture and follow as many new blogs as you like.
  • If possible, copy the button code below and add it on your linked post or blog's side-bar.
  • Tell others about this hop on Twitter, Google+ or Facebook.

The Button Code:

Amanda’s Books and More

This is a Wordless Wednesday blog hop.

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