6 Things to Do TODAY to Help You Grow as a Blogger

Make Blogging FUN!

I have been blogging close to 10 years now.  While I am still a small fish in a big pond, I have learned a few tricks that help me to stay sane, keep perspective, and enjoy what I am doing! I thought I would share a few of them with you!    Create a Pinterest […]

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Hoarfrost in Minnesota 2013

Photography has been a bit of a conundrum for me.  I love love love to take pictures, but have never felt much confidence in it.   I am enamored with the idea of capturing a moment in time.  With causing others to stop and appreciate something that they may or may not have noticed prior. […]

nothing gold can stay

iambaker.net landscape photography

Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leafs a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. -Robert Frost I have loved this poem since the moment I first heard it; which […]

Food Styling Challenge: Savory Simple

Chocolate Espresso Cake from Savory Simple

  The Food Styling Challenge is all about showcasing talent for styling food. I have asked 12 amazing bloggers to pick any chocolate cake recipe they want and style it anyway they want. The catch? They only have $25 to do it! Join us on the journey to see how they can transform a cake stand into […]

My Prop Closet

iambaker prop closet

When we moved into our new home in June I had no idea where all my side plates and cutting boards and cake stands would go.  My dream would be that they are all out and accessible, but the reality was that many would have to be stored in boxes and in closets. But then […]

Food Styling Challenge: Picky Palate

Double Chocolate Butterfinger Layered Cake

  The Food Styling Challenge is all about showcasing talent for styling food.  I have asked 12 amazing bloggers to pick any chocolate cake recipe they want and style it anyway they want.  The catch?  They only have $25 to do it!  Join us on the journey to see how they can transform a cake […]

The Ugly Truth About Instagram

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UPDATE: Why Not to Freak Out About the New Instagram Policy Dec. 18th, 2012 Let me start by saying I am not a lawyer and I wouldn’t know how to think like one even if I tried. What I am is an honest blogger who is feeling duped. When I started my Instagram account I […]

All Things Beautiful

I don't normally do this, but I could not resist sharing this with you. Have you met Miss Libby? I have loved her blog forever… her photography, her crafts and tutorials, and well, her everything. You can imagine my delight when she started a new tumblr blog… everything on it is perfection.  And inspiring.  And […]

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

I have had a heck of a last 24 hours.   Chad has been out of town. I have been so swollen I cant get my socks on. Last night I decided to cheat and get Chinese food for dinner, and stopped at a local place. After dinner, for some reason, I gave Audrey 2 […]