The Digital Entrepreneur’s Guide: How to Create an E-Course

How to Write an E-Course Using Teachable | Digital Entrepreneur's Guide by Maker Mama

How I created my first online course I created and launched my first online course, Phone Photography Primer, this past summer, and it was an effort years in the making. I’m a pretty technically savvy person, so it wasn’t the actual making of the course that was the most challenging part of learning how to […]

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How to Look Good in Photos

How to Take Photos of Yourself and Love Them, Too! Maker Mama

I recently taught a workshop to a group of yoga teacher trainees, and before I got started with teaching I asked each of them to tell me something they loved about taking photos, and something they hated about taking photos. One thing popped up often enough in that group of a dozen women that it […]

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5 Tips for Taking Great Halloween Photos


Halloween is next week, and chances are you’re probably donning your costume this weekend, too. You and your kids have made the effort to brainstorm, shop, and create your costumes––don’t you want to get the best photos of your costumed crew possible, too?  Here are my 5 tips for taking great Halloween photos, and check […]

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DIY Reversible Sequin Fabric Board


I’m super-thrilled to bring you this DIY project because I don’t get to do them as often as I’d like these days. Before I get into the details, let me tell you a little about the inspiration behind my DIY Reversible Sequin Fabric Board… Last month, my youngest daughter celebrated her 8th birthday (I mean, […]

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Texas Traveler Must-See: Amistad National Recreation Area


I’ve made the drive out to West Texas from San Antonio about half a dozen times over the past few years, but I only discovered the beauty of Amistad National Recreation Area this past spring. Previously, I always took the short route out to Marfa (which is 5 1/2 hours instead of 6), but I […]

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