Charles Phoenix: Southern Californialand Show!

Celebrating the Architecture of Sun, Fun and Fantasy!

Have you heard of Charles Phoenix? He is known as the “Ambassador of Americana” and is a master storyteller and entertainer. Charles takes great pride in sharing his love of Americana, especially Southern California, and all things vintage and retro. A couple of years ago, I first learned about Charles Phoenix after a friend went […]

How to Create a DIY Photo Booth

Roundup of Pinterest Pins/Ideas

Photo booths are a fun and easy way to capture some special and fun pictures at a party or event. With a few low-cost supplies and simple props, you can create your own DIY photo booth or photo backdrop for your next event. If you are not sure where to begin, a quick search on […]

Sharing Your World with a Smart Phone

What I Learned By Doing the #NaturePhotoChallenge

If you’re on Facebook or Instagram you may have seen the “Nature Photo Challenge” pictures that are being posted recently. Here’s how it works – you receive an invitation to take and post a nature photo for 7 days and tag the person who nominated you and also select a new person to join the […]

Looking for Personalized Gifts?

Autumn is in full swing. Halloween has come and gone. November is here and with it brings holiday décor and gift ideas in local stores. If you’re like me, you try to find unique and personalized gifts for family and friends. There are many options out there and if you’re a Disney fan you may […]

5 Easy Steps to Add Whimsy to Travel Photos

“Every child is born blessed with a vivid imagination. But just as a muscle grows flabby with disuse, so the bright imagination of a child pales in later years if he ceases to exercise it.” – Walt Disney Are you looking for a fun way to add some whimsy and personality to your travel photos? […]

How to Make a Photo Collage Using Phone Apps

If you are like many people these days, your smart phone is with you all the time and the camera in this phone is your main device for taking pictures and capturing your memories. But then what happens to those images? If you’re like me, you want to share some of these images with friends […]