Feeding The Birds, A Family Tradition

For Florida children, summertime means beach days. And in my house, beach days have always meant feeding the birds. My sister and I loved it as kids, and now I enjoy watching my daughters chase after the seagulls. We never feed the birds during the day when the beach is …

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YesVideo Hallmark

Send A Hallmark Video E-Card With YesVideo

Sending an e-card is sure to put a smile on anyone’s face. It is an instant way to let someone know you are thinking about them. But if a picture is worth a thousand words, what about a video? Even more! YesVideo and Hallmark have teamed up to make sharing video …

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Once Upon A Time, I Was A Ballerina

When my daughter was three she announced (with much conviction) that she wanted to take ballet classes. She had been singing and dancing her way through her days since she was old enough to talk and walk, and she wanted to be a ballerina.  She is just like her mama. …

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Family Vacation Photo Opp

Family Trip Means Lots Of Photo Opps!

There were two words that could always unify my sister and I (at least for a moment) — Photo Opp! Every mention of a photo opp was met with spontaneous eye rolls and groans as mom did her best to ignore our bemoaning and urged us with great zeal into …

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Memories Of Epic Birthday Parties

To a kid, birthdays are huge. An achievement marked by a calendar that proved you were, in fact, a big kid. Not to mention, an entire day all about you.  And no one celebrated birthdays better than my mom. Every year she went all out, topping my last birthday with …

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Family 1980s

The Gift That Keeps Giving… Memories

When I started to work with YesVideo to transfer some of our home movies and share the uncovered memories, I knew that those transferred 8 mm tapes would make a perfect Christmas gift for my mom. She is the official memory keeper of the family, and I was thrilled to give her …

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