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I Went Two Days With No Post

But I have a legit reason why I didn’t. I can give a small hint: 100_2258

I went camping. Full-on camping. You can see our perma-tents right there!
Those are our girls! Our girl scout troop. Some are missing, yes, but most of them are there!

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A Weekend to Remember

Sent from my Windows Phone

Today, we did our grocery shopping. The kids were actually well-behaved. It was nice! We even spent less than $200, heck, even less than $175! That’s with us buying 4 different types of meats, too (chicken, pork, turkey, and beef).

Tonight, I made dinner for Josh. Tomorrow is his birthday. He has to work. Mondays for the USPS is INSANE on Mondays, usually, so to be on the safe side, I made his birthday dinner today. Sadly, he couldn’t completely enjoy it, though. He’s got major sinus issues going on, because of the constant fluctuating of the temperatures and having to carry in the rain. Poor guy! I feel bad for him. I’ve been babying him because I completely and totally understand what he’s going through. I’ve also only said once that now he has a true feeling of what I go through with my headaches.

Otherwise, not much is going on.

Yesterday, we went to Holton. Impromptu visit. We roasted marshmallows, and oh goodness. Those roaster marshmallows (Campfire Giant Roasters Marshmallows) are AMAZING!!

Here are a few shots that I took while there:

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*gasp* No Flash

I finally figured out how to get a semi-decent shot of me without the flash on!! *w00t* God bless me some manual!

Camera: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
Exposure: 0.077 sec (1/13)
Aperture: f/6.3
Focal Length: 42 mm
ISO Speed: 400
Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Flash: Off, Did not fire

I can has Learnin’s

I’ve heard that you never stop learning, and I believe that. My road of learning is now branching off to learn more about the beautiful thing that is my camera. Sunday, I will have had this gorgeous baby a month. I have already learned a lot in that month, but there is so much more I could learn. So, I bought myself a book. I got Canon EOS Rebel XS/1000D For Dummies. One cannot go wrong with a “For Dummies” book. I also got some sticky tabs to make notes, so I don’t screw up the book 🙂 Go me, right? Oh!! I also got a set of 3 “S” monogram magnet bookmarks. Madison was getting mad at me for how I was marking my pages in my own books, :lol:, so I figured I’d better get some good bookmarks 😛

Besides that, I also got a new Nintendogs (so Madi can use the other). I’ll be getting my DS-Lite after Ethan’s birthday 😛 Also picked up “Doctor Mater” and completed my Nurse Kori set, :lol:. I love it!!

The best purchase, though, was my Beauty and the Beast set. Will not be opened until I have a permanent shelf or something for it 🙂

Tried a Tutorial … Photo editing

Before:
Before - Faking HDR
Picture was taken at Shawnee Lake on Memorial Day
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