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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Winner – The Portrait Cookbook

Wow! There were over 400 entries for our recent giveaway for Kelly Willette’s Portrait Cookbook. You guys really shouted out, and rightfully so, this was a rock star giveaway. Thanks again to Kelly for her generous heart. The winner Chosen by random is… Jess who said: Wow! This looks VERY cool. I would love to […]

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It’s That Time of the Year…

Parent-Teacher Conferences! For some families there will be skipping and jumping to the teacher’s door (ok- maybe not literally) because all reports will be glowing… “Johnny is a motivated student, who finishes his work in a timely manner. He loves to work in groups, and I see great leadership potential.” Then there are those families […]

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The Pillow in the Middle

Being mama to a four-year-old comes with your basic tempter tantrums, learning of letters and numbers, eskimo kisses, and the occasional embarrassing stories they like to tell total strangers. It also comes with new fears, new routines, and new habits. He is learning his numbers, letters, colors and more at preschool. He loves to hang […]

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A Giveaway | The Portrait Cookbook

Today I am giddy with excitement to announce a rock star giveaway by the fabulous Kelly Willette. Kelly is a successful children’s photographer in Norfolk, VA who has a classic, yet timeless style. On top of her fabulous photography, Kelly has designed a set of four portrait posing guides, The Portrait Cookbook – guaranteed to […]

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A Note From Angie

Thanks so much to each of you for your incredible support and love for us here at The Creative Mama. I know I can speak for the rest of the team when I say your welcoming them with open arms has been a blessing. We have been back in action for nearly a month and […]

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Check Your Drawer

As a professional educator, mother of two, and wife, a huge part of my life is paperwork. It presents itself in various forms– bills, medical information, homework assignments, lesson plans, recipes, and of course, those original masterpieces created by my two children. As I began formulating a plan this past summer to help me wtih […]

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Beauty From Ashes.

February 4, 2004 I felt so yucky last night, but lay in bed with my new Pregnancy magazine. I sucked on lemon drops as I waited for Justin to get home from a late meeting. He looked at me and mentioned something about his “pregnant wife”. Those words gave me tingles. Now they give me […]

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