My new toy~ Canon Rebel T3i

Santa bought me a camera for Christmas this year.  I think he was tired of hearing me complain about my lousy pictures and I may have hinted to him that I really wanted one about a million times (he pays attention!). My new toy It is a Canon Rebel T3i and it has all kinds of buttons and dials and fancy stuff.  He also brought me a nice camera case and a wide angle lens so I can look all professional, like I know what I am doing, when really I have no clue. So Santa also brought me a “How to use your Canon Rebel T3i for Dummies” book.  Problem is I am a visual learner, a hands on type of gal and to be honest with you I didn’t even make it through the first chapter and I was lost.  I need a “How to use your Canon…

New Years Resolutions 2014

It’s a new year and I am always excited to start making new plans and changes in my life.  I have a million resolutions in my head and a whole lot of good intentions.  Of course there are the usual ones like I am going to drop a few pounds and start exercising again.  I am going to pay better attention to my body and start eating healthier and drinking more water, less coffee and watch the intake of red wine.  I promise myself to take vitamins on a daily basis, get to the hairdresser once a month and heck I should treat myself to a manicure and pedicure monthly as well.  I deserve it and I should take better care of myself.  I should make 2014 my year! Then comes the typical, every January list of good intentions that involve the home front.  It starts with a good cleaning…