365 Project – September & October

Again, since I sort of fell of the wagon with my picture-taking, here is my update for both the months of September and October. Admittedly, there are several pictures in this bunch not actually taken by myself (mostly by my mom), but I included them anyway, because this 365 Photography Project has been more about capturing daily memories for me than about honing my own photography skills – which should be obvious, considering the majority of them were taken with {Read More}

My 30th Birthday – Part 5 (The People)

All right folks, this is the last post in this series on my 30th Birthday. So, obviously any birthday party wouldn’t be fun without all the people that make it special. You saw some of them already in the photo booth pictures in my previous post, but here are some candids of the friends and family who came to celebrate with me. Thank you to everyone who came and contributed and made me feel loved – I am blessed to {Read More}

My 30th Birthday – Part 4 (The Fun)

If you missed them, you can catch up with Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. For me, most of the fun of my party was just having so many friends and family show up and getting to mingle with them all. But I did plan one activity that I wanted, which was a car rally/scavenger hunt which I got my brother Derek to create for me! Whoever wanted to participate showed up earlier and I think there were about {Read More}

My 30th Birthday – Part 2 (The Food)

I have never been a big party planner, as I have usually lacked the time, energy and creativity to do anything out of the ordinary. However, as fate would have it, I joined the site Pinterest a couple months before my birthday and it became almost entirely responsible for everything that I consequently planned to include in my birthday bash. It was wonderful, because I didn’t have to come up with any amazing ideas all on my own – Pinterest {Read More}

365 Project – May

Though the month started with a surprise snowstorm, I am soooo thankful to the Lord for spring!! I love seeing some color in my pictures this month! Breakdown of topics: Rayah – 13 pics Justice – 11 pics Me – 4 pics Objects – 8 pics Friends –1 pic Family – 1 pic Food & Drink – 2 pics Animals – 2 pics Spring – 6 pics To view larger images of my photos, you can visit my 365 Project blog at echoinghim.tumblr.com. This month, I think my {Read More}

Ultimate Blog Party 2011

Well, I had so much fun last year participating in the Ultimate Blog Party hosted by 5 Minutes For Mom, that I knew I definitely wanted to join in again this year! It was really great to meet some new bloggers and have new visitors to my blog, so I’m excited about who I’ll meet this time around! This year, I made my first attempt at creating & editing a video, so you can watch me as I give you a small {Read More}

365 Project – January

Well, I completed my first month of my 365 Photography Project and so far, so good! I enjoy the challenge and find it fun to wonder each day what my photo of the day will be? A couple days I couldn’t choose just one and on some days I was scraping the bottom of the barrel to try and come up with something. 95% of the photos were taken with my iPhone this month, with only a few taken with {Read More}

The Ultimate Blog After-Party!

So, I totally had more fun at the Ultimate Blog Party than I was expecting!  I didn’t really know what to expect, seeing as it was my first time participating, but I really loved getting some new visitors to my site and then visiting all of their sites.  I felt affirmed and loved by all the sweet comments and I look forward to partying again next year! For the Ultimate Blog After-Party, I’m going to share with you some new {Read More}

The Ultimate Blog Party 2010

I’m sort of late joining in, but I figured I would try to participate in this year’s Ultimate Blog Party, hosted by 5MinutesForMom.com!  Essentially, it’s just an opportunity for bloggers to promote their blogs, visit other people’s blogs, get to know new people, get new visitors to their sites, win prizes, and just have fun!  So allow me to introduce myself… My name is Jacquie and I have been married to my wonderful husband Joe 5 years this past January. I have {Read More}

Thinking of you…

I wanted to write a blog post to tell you about some dear friends of ours who are in our thoughts and prayers these days.  Roger and Rose are one of the most delightful and beautiful couples you’ll ever meet and who we had the joy and privilege of connecting with when we lived in Calgary.  When Joe and I were leading the young adult prayer ministry back then, they were kindred spirits who, for a time, joined their hearts and {Read More}