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Registration now open for our final workshop of the year & webinar recording now for sale

We have been working on some exciting things at Mamarazzi of Tulsa!

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First of all, registration is now open for our final local workshop of the year.

Date:  September 13, 2014 in Bixby Oklahoma

Cost:  $200 (includes a catered lunch)

Time:  10am – 1:30pm

In this class you will learn the fundamentals of your digital SLR camera, graduated from auto to manual mode, composition, lighting, creativity, storytelling, and how to become a Mamarazzi and capture storytelling photos of your children.  Plus, a mini-shoot to practice your new skills.

Master your camera and start nailing your exposure every time.  No more dark or blurry images!  Click on the date below to purchase your seat.

The Mamarazzi of Tulsa workshop is a three hour class where you’ll learn the fundamentals of your digital SLR camera, graduate from auto to manual mode, composition, lighting, creativity, storytelling, and how to become a Mamarazzi and capture storytelling photos of your children.  Plus, a mini shoot to practice your new skills.

Master your camera and start nailing your exposure every time.  No more dark or blurry images!  Click on the date below to purchase your seat.

http://athompson1.photobiz.com/cart/product_detail.cfm?productID=175435&categoryID=25643

Not able to attend on this specific date?  Consider hosting a Mamarazzi party.  Gather 5 or more of your friends and we’ll come to you!  Contact us at mamarazzioftulsa@gmail.com for more info.

Something else that we’re so excited to announce!  We recently recorded a webinar version of our class which means that we are able to teach women, not only in Oklahoma, but all over the United States how to use their fancy cameras!  This is a huge dream of ours.

Our webinar recording also comes with a PDF workbook that we give to our local attendees as well as access to our private alumni-only Facebook group to ask questions after the class.  And we cover everything that we cover in our 3 hour workshop locally!  To purchase the webinar click below:

http://www.mamarazzioftulsa.com/p/webinar.html

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Easter Recap

We had a full week of celebrating Easter.  Last Wednesday we dyed Easter eggs:

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Our Good Friday tradition is to plant “magic jelly beans” that bloom candy on Easter morning. ;)  That evening we attended our church’s Easter service with my family.

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Easter Sunday we hosted my family for brunch and an Easter egg hunt:

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Easter table

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After our egg hunt we played some Dance Central with my family before they left for home.  And we all had a good laugh!

The rest of the day my little family and I relaxed in our pajamas watching movies.  It was the perfect mix of a wonderful celebration and a wonderfully relaxing day.  Hope you all had a fabulous Easter as well!

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Erin Vancura - where do i get me some magic jelly beans? id like a whole garden of them!! and you guys are hands down the cutest family ever. those bunny napkins, and the babes all dressed up, and dying easter eggs? i LOVE IT ALL. so i’m just going to come live with you for the next holiday and you can put on a “how to be adorable” workshop for me personally. deal?

Anonymous - How adorable is your Easter dinner place setting?! darling!

Erin @ Blue-Eyed Bride - Oh, Jenny! Those babies of yours are the sweetest. They look like the best of friends. Your pictures are always so beautiful. Your kids are going to be so grateful you did this for them. xoxo

Lighting tips & tricks

Today on Every Day Cheer I am giving some tips for allowing the light to work for you and not against you when it comes to photography.

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Five on Friday

It’s been awhile since I’ve linked up with my friends for a Five on Friday post.

1.  Child size mason jar tumblers – I am in love with the 16oz Aladdin mason jar tumblers.  They make the perfect cups for my littles.  I snagged the clear, pink, and aqua ones for my fam.

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2.  Boyfriend Jeans & Shorts – I’ll admit it takes me awhile to finally succumb to a jean trend.  I mean…I was ANTI skinny jeans for so long.  So, here I am finally jumping on the boyfriend & distressed jean trend.  Here are some I have or have my eye on:

Rag and Bone Boyfriend Shorts

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3.  Ready for Easter – I have finished up the kid’s Easter baskets, stuffed eggs, and grocery shopped for our family’s Easter brunch.  We are all set for the holiday weekend!

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4.  Spring/Summer Hair Color – I lightened up my locks to more of a subtle caramel ombre.  And think the closer we get to summer I’ll have my sister/stylist lighten it like the bottom picture.

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5.  Homekeeping Binder – I’ve always used a mixture of digital and paper calendars and agendas.  But, after a suggestion from the Hands Free Mama book to make the switch to paper to avoid constantly looking to your phone I am going for it.  My homekeeping binder (which I’ve shared my free printables you here, here, and here) are helping me out:

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Mia @ MakeMeUpMia - Loving those shirts, and your hair looks fab! Have a blessed weekend and Easter!

Erin Vancura - I’m swooning over your hair. AND those Easter baskets for Hudson and Ella!! I need to find some boyfriend jeans that flatter my body… Because I want in on the boyfriend trend too!

Kelly Elizabeth - Love those baskets and that necklace! So cute!

Colleen Sullivan - I love the baskets you put together for Hudson & Ella! They look like SO much fun — they’ll love tearing through them Sunday morning! Your hair looks pretty! Have a Happy Easter!

Anonymous - your hair is gorgeous! i love the second pic too. i love those shorts – need them!

Jill Dieter Manesh - love the last pair of jeans!! have a happy easter weekend. xo jillian – cornflake dreams

Chelsey Mass - Love those darling easter baskets!

Mother’s Day gifts with a personal touch

Mother’s Day gifts have always been tricky to buy in my opinion.  I’ve always given really materialistic things but now, being a Mom myself, I see the importance of telling your Mom just how much she is loved.  So, meaningful items are my new go-to.  I wanted to share with you, today, some of my favorite Mother’s Day gifts from around the web:

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1.  Kate Spade Initial Necklace – I love the idea of getting Mom’s children or Grandchildren’s initials to wear around her neck.

2.  Personalized “The only thing better” Print – I created and gifted a canvas version of this to my Mom a couple of years ago and she loved it!.  She has it hung within a gallery wall inside of her home.

3.  Personalized Mug – What Grandparent doesn’t love a photo mug of their Grandchildren’s darling faces?

4.  Our Family Tree Framed Print - I loved this unique and sleek looking family tree print.

5.  Sugarboo “You have my whole heart for my whole life” Frame – Photos are a favorite item of mine to give.  Whether it be canvas or a photo in a frame.  This Sugarboo frame I thought was perfect for Mother’s Day.

6.  Personalized Cell Phone Cover - Moms love to show off their children and Grandchildren .  And what better way than with a personalized cell phone cover?

 

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Erin Vancura - i’m pretty sure i need to get myself onto the sugarboo train ASAP. you keep posting such amazing cute things of theirs!!

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