June Photo-a-day Challenge 2013

Sorry this took me so long to get up this month.  I usually like to have it up and ready a couple of days before the new month…but I had a little accident last night and pulled my peroneal tendon (apparently).  So I was unable to get this posted till now.

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I have an appointment to see a specialist next Wednesday for an exact diagnosis.  So….until then, this boot is my new best friend and most likely will be for some time to come.  Welcome Summer…right?  Anyways, I will keep you updated!

Here is the June Photo-a-Day Challenge for those of you who are going to be playing along.

JUNE 2013 Photo-a-day Challenge

 

What is exactly is photo-a-day you say?
Every month I share with you some photo prompts or suggestions for each day of the month.  You can play along by taking a picture of your interpretation of the prompt (or come up with your own if you don’t like it).

How do I play along?
You can share your photos through any of the social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, your Blog, Flickr, etc.

You can tag me @theidearoom on your social media sites too if you want me to be able to see it!  I love to see what my readers are sharing!  It makes my day!

Simply add the hashtag #theidearoom so that the rest of us who are playing can follow along and we can all see your photos.

What is a hashtag and how does it work?  A hashtag is the pound sign (#) followed by a word of short phrase (without a space) that describes or classifies your tweet or photo on Twitter or Instagram.  If you click on a hashtag you will be taken to a list of tweets or pictures all containing the same hashtag.

How can I see other people’s photos?
Once you’ve shared your own photo, and included the hashtag #theidearoom, simply click on the the hashtag.  You will be taken to a screen with everyone’s photos who have also added #theidearoom hashtag.  Go ahead and comment and like each other’s photos.  This way everyone has fun!

What if you forget a day…or 2…or 20?
Not a big deal…really! Just start up again.  You can play catch up, or just start again.  No one will care…I promise.  Heck…I skipped plenty of days when life got too crazy and the prompts are mine!!  Share with your friends and family!  Have fun.  The point is to get you to record your everyday moments.  To capture a small snapshot of your day.

But remember…The Idea Room is a family friendly site!  Let’s keep it that way people!

Want to play along?

Want to follow The Idea Room on our various Social Media Platforms?  You can find me here:

The Idea Room on Facebook

The Idea Room on Pinterest

The Idea Room on Twitter @TheIdeaRoom

The Idea Room on Instagram @TheIdeaRoom

The Idea Room on Vine The Idea Room

The Idea Room RSS feed

Want to know what the past Photo Challenges have been?  You can check them out here:

May 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

April 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

March 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

February 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

January 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

December 2012 Photo-a-Day Challenge

November 2012 Photo-a-Day Challenge

May Photo-a-day Challenge 2013

Here we go again! It’s time for our May Photo-a-day Challenge for 2013.  Many of you have been asking if I was going to be posting it soon…ha! I was out of town this past weekend and am just now getting a chance to get the list up for you!

I hope you are enjoying playing along with us.  I for one, have been horrible this past month but am resolving to do better.  Will you be joining in the fun?  Feel free to leave your instagram name here so others can see who is playing too.

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What is exactly is photo-a-day you say?
Every month I share with you some photo prompts or suggestions for each day of the month.  You can play along by taking a picture of your interpretation of the prompt (or come up with your own if you don’t like it).

How do I play along?
You can share your photos through any of the social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, your Blog, Flickr, etc.

You can tag me @theidearoom on your social media sites too if you want me to be able to see it!  I love to see what my readers are sharing!  It makes my day!

Simply add the hashtag #theidearoom so that the rest of us who are playing can follow along and we can all see your photos.

What is a hashtag and how does it work?  A hashtag is the pound sign (#) followed by a word of short phrase (without a space) that describes or classifies your tweet or photo on Twitter or Instagram.  If you click on a hashtag you will be taken to a list of tweets or pictures all containing the same hashtag.

How can I see other people’s photos?
Once you’ve shared your own photo, and included the hashtag #theidearoom, simply click on the the hashtag.  You will be taken to a screen with everyone’s photos who have also added #theidearoom hashtag.  Go ahead and comment and like each other’s photos.  This way everyone has fun!

What if you forget a day…or 2…or 20?
Not a big deal…really! Just start up again.  You can play catch up, or just start again.  No one will care…I promise.  Heck…I skipped plenty of days when life got too crazy and the prompts are mine!!  Share with your friends and family!  Have fun.  The point is to get you to record your everyday moments.  To capture a small snapshot of your day.

But remember…The Idea Room is a family friendly site!  Let’s keep it that way people!

Want to play along?

Want to follow The Idea Room on our various Social Media Platforms?  You can find me here:

The Idea Room on Facebook

The Idea Room on Pinterest

The Idea Room on Twitter @TheIdeaRoom

The Idea Room on Instagram @TheIdeaRoom

The Idea Room on Vine The Idea Room

The Idea Room RSS feed

Want to know what the past Photo Challenges have been?  You can check them out here:

April 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

March 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

February 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

January 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

December 2012 Photo-a-Day Challenge

November 2012 Photo-a-Day Challenge

 

April 2013 Photo-A-Day challenge

I have had a crazy, busy week and had hoped to get the April Photo-A-Day challenge photo prompts up a bit earlier.  But at least I got it before April started…so that is good news right?!

Are you going to be playing along? Are you re-joining us from the past Monthly Photo Challenges?  Are you joining in the for the first time?  Do you have no clue what I am talking about?  No problem…anyone can join in the fun.  All the “rules and guidelines” are spelled out below.  I look forward to seeing what you share and getting to know you a bit better!

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What is exactly is photo-a-day you say?
Every month I share with you some photo prompts or suggestions for each day of the month.  You can play along by taking a picture of your interpretation of the prompt (or come up with your own if you don’t like it).

How do I play along?
You can share your photos through any of the social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, your Blog, Flickr, etc.

You can tag me @theidearoom on your social media sites too if you want me to be able to see it!  I love to see what my readers are sharing!  It makes my day!

Simply add the hashtag #theidearoom so that the rest of us who are playing can follow along and we can all see your photos.

What is a hashtag and how does it work?  A hashtag is the pound sign (#) followed by a word of short phrase (without a space) that describes or classifies your tweet or photo on Twitter or Instagram.  If you click on a hashtag you will be taken to a list of tweets or pictures all containing the same hashtag.

How can I see other people’s photos?
Once you’ve shared your own photo, and included the hashtag #theidearoom, simply click on the the hashtag.  You will be taken to a screen with everyone’s photos who have also added #theidearoom hashtag.  Go ahead and comment and like each other’s photos.  This way everyone has fun!

What if you forget a day…or 2…or 20?
Not a big deal…really! Just start up again.  You can play catch up, or just start again.  No one will care…I promise.  Heck…I skipped plenty of days when life got too crazy and the prompts are mine!!  Share with your friends and family!  Have fun.  The point is to get you to record your everyday moments.  To capture a small snapshot of your day.

But remember…The Idea Room is a family friendly site!  Let’s keep it that way people!

Want to play along?

Want to follow The Idea Room on our various Social Media Platforms?  You can find me here:

The Idea Room on Facebook

The Idea Room on Pinterest

The Idea Room on Twitter @TheIdeaRoom

The Idea Room on Instagram @TheIdeaRoom

The Idea Room on Vine The Idea Room

The Idea Room RSS feed

 

Want to know what the past Photo Challenges have been?  You can check them out here:

March 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

February 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

January 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

December 2012 Photo-a-Day Challenge

November 2012 Photo-a-Day Challenge

March Photo-a-day Challenge 2013

It has been so much fun to see all of your fun photos.  I feel like I am getting to know many of you and recognize your instagram faces and feeds! Are you enjoying playing along?  I am!  Although I still have missed several days, I am enjoying the challenge and it gets me taking photos of my everyday life.

Many of you have been anxious to see the Instagram Challenge prompts for the month of March…So…without further ado…here they are, the March Photo a Day Challenge 2013!

March Photo-a-day final

What is exactly is photo-a-day you say?
Every month I share with you some photo prompts or suggestions for each day of the month.  You can play along by taking a picture of your interpretation of the prompt (or come up with your own if you don’t like it).

How do I play along?
You can share your photos through any of the social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, your Blog, Flickr, etc.

You can tag me @theidearoom on your social media sites too if you want me to be able to see it!  I love to see what my readers are sharing!  It makes my day!

Simply add the hashtag #idearoom so that the rest of us who are playing can follow along and we can all see your photos.

What is a hashtag and how does it work?  A hashtag is the pound sign (#) followed by a word of short phrase (without a space) that describes or classifies your tweet or photo on Twitter or Instagram.  If you click on a hashtag you will be taken to a list of tweets or pictures all containing the same hashtag.

How can I see other people’s photos?
Once you’ve shared your own photo, and included the hashtag #idearoom, simply click on the the hashtag.  You will be taken to a screen with everyone’s photos who have also added the idearoom hashtag.  Go ahead and comment and like each other’s photos.  This way everyone has fun!

What if you forget a day…or 2…or 20?
Not a big deal…really! Just start up again.  You can play catch up, or just start again.  No one will care…I promise.  Heck…I skipped plenty of days when life got too crazy and the prompts are mine!!  Share with your friends and family!  Have fun.  The point is to get you to record your everyday moments.  To capture a small snapshot of your day.

But remember…The Idea Room is a family friendly site!  Let’s keep it that way people!

Want to play along?

Want to follow The Idea Room on our various Social Media Platforms?  You can find me here:

The Idea Room on Facebook

The Idea Room on Pinterest

The Idea Room on Twitter @TheIdeaRoom

The Idea Room on Instagram @TheIdeaRoom

The Idea Room on Vine The Idea Room

The Idea Room RSS feed

Want to know what the past Photo Challenges have been?  You can check them out here:

February 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

January 2013 Photo-a-Day Challenge

December 2012 Photo-a-Day Challenge

November 2012 Photo-a-Day Challenge

February Photo-a-Day Challenge

It’s that time again…January is almost over and February is a knock, knock, knocking at the door! Thank goodness.  January was a doosie for me and I am ready to send it packing!

 

Did you play along with us in January?  Well, we would love to have you play along with us. Feel free to share these photo prompts on your social media sites so your friends can play along with us!

Feb photoaday 2013

What is exactly is photo-a-day you say?
Every month I share with you some photo prompts or suggestions for each day of the month.  You can play along by taking a picture of your interpretation of the prompt (or come up with your own if you don’t like it). 

How do I play along?
You can share your photos through any of the social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, your Blog, Flickr, etc.

You can tag me @theidearoom on your social media sites too if you want me to be able to see it!  I love to see what my readers are sharing!  It makes my day! 

Simply add the hashtag #idearoom so that the rest of us who are playing can follow along and we can all see your photos. 

What is a hashtag and how does it work?  A hashtag is the pound sign (#) followed by a word of short phrase (without a space) that describes or classifies your tweet or photo on Twitter or Instagram.  If you click on a hashtag you will be taken to a list of tweets or pictures all containing the same hashtag. 

How can I see other people’s photos?
Once you’ve shared your own photo, and included the hashtag #idearoom, simply click on the the hashtag.  You will be taken to a screen with everyone’s photos who have also added the idearoom hashtag.  Go ahead and comment and like each other’s photos.  This way everyone has fun!

What if you forget a day…or 2…or 20?
Not a big deal really! Just start up again.  You can play catch up, or just start again.  No one will care…I promise.  Heck…I skipped plenty of days when life got too crazy and the prompts are mine!!  Share with your friends and family!  Have fun.  The point is to get you to record your everyday moments.  To capture a small snapshot of your day.

But remember…The Idea Room is a family friendly site!  Let’s keep it that way people!

Want to play along?

Want to follow The Idea Room on our various Social Media Platforms?  You can find me here:

The Idea Room on Facebook

The Idea Room on Pinterest

The Idea Room on Twitter @TheIdeaRoom

The Idea Room on Instagram @TheIdeaRoom

The Idea Room on Vine The Idea Room

The Idea Room RSS feed

January Photo-A-Day 2013

Did you play along with us in December?  Or did you fizzle out in the third week…like I did?  Ha!  No worries.  January is a new month.  Come join us again.  It has been so fun to see all of your fun pictures and to get to know some of you a little bit better!

So if you have not played along with us before, no worries…it is really easy to join in the fun. If you miss a day…or two…or 16…it really isn’t a big deal. Just join in when you can. The point is to get you taking pictures and recording those everyday moments in your life. If you don’t like the photo prompt for the day, use your own!

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To play along simply take a photo and post it to one of your social media sites.  I use Instagram to post mine too and then sometimes share them on Facebook and TwitterPlease use the hashtag #idearoom to tag your photos.  This will then add your photo to the list of photos under the #idearoom hashtag.  If you click on the “#idearoom” it will pull up everyone’s photos who are playing along.  So you can see all the fun things The Idea Room readers are sharing.

If you want me to follow along with you personally, feel free to leave your Instagram name here and I am happy to follow.  I look forward to playing along with you in January!

Who is going to join us?

December Photo-A-Day

I am not sure why I feel compelled to come up with another Photo-A-Day Challenge for Instagram series since I failed miserably on November’s #gratefulgram.  Ha!  But in my defense, my daughter was in a local production of The Nutcracker.  We had a great time and loved being a part of it, but as a mom…well, you know how those kinds of things can be…!

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We were supposed to be at the auditorium every night for dress rehearsals and performances for a 6 days straight.  So needless to say, I cut everything that was unnecessary from my life for a couple of weeks so I could take care of things here at home and be where I needed too.

And now that it is over, and life has resumed somewhat “normally” I thought it would be fun to issue another photo challenge…this time for December!  If you want to play along, you are always welcome to join us.

No pressure.  If you miss a day…or two…or 16…it really isn’t a big deal.  Just join in when you can.  The point is to get you taking pictures and recording those everyday moments in your life.  If you don’t like the photo prompt for the day, use your own!

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To play along simply take a photo and post it to one of your social media sites.  I use Instagram to post mine too and then sometimes share them on Facebook and Twitter.  Please use the hashtag #idearoom to tag your photos.  This will then add your photo to the list of photos under the #idearoom hashtag.  If you click on the “#idearoom” it will pull up everyone’s photos who are playing along.  So you can see all the fun things The Idea Room readers are sharing.

If you want me to follow along with you personally, feel free to leave your Instagram name here and I am happy to follow.  I look forward to playing along with you in December…one of my favorite months of the entire year!

Gratitude Gram—Photo-a-day Challenge

Happy Halloween!  Today I have a fun Picture to Instagram project.  I hope all of you have a great and safe Halloween Holiday.  With the passing of Halloween comes one of my favorite times of the year…Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving has to be one of my favorite holidays for a few simple reasons…

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I feel like Thanksgiving tends to get the shaft, sandwiched between Halloween and Christmas.  And with the Christmas retail practically taking over my local stores since early fall, it seems like everyone forgets about poor Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving is a time for us to reflect on our many blessings, and to be thankful for all that we have.  We truly are blessed and I believe that the people who are the happiest are those who are grateful and thankful for the blessings they ALREADY enjoy.

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(my side of the family—Bear Lake 2012)

So I thought it would be fun to see if you guys were interested in participating in my Grateful Gram Challenge.  This is like the past Photo-A-Day Challenges that I shared with you this past summer.  You know the ones that I slowly fizzled out on? Ha Ha!

I think I can do this for ONE MONTH.  What about you?  You want to play along?

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How will it work?  Simply take a photo each day during the month of November, of the item listed for that day.  Then post it to your favorite Social Media Site.  I will be posting mine to Instagram (my name is theidearoom), Facebook and Twitter.  Post the picture and a small description that includes the daily topic and these two hashtags…#gratefulgram and #idearoom.

*By including the hashtags, people can follow along.  To see who is participating, simply click on either of the hashtags and it will pull up ALL the pictures.

If you are going to be playing along, and want me to follow you on Social Media, be sure to leave a comment with your Social Media information so I can follow along too.

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(husband’s side of the family—California 2010)

I can’t wait to see all the things you are grateful for.  And…if you have a hard time coming up with a photo for the idea listed by the day,  don’t sweat it…take a picture of something else you are grateful for.  The point is to just get us thinking and being aware of our many blessings.  And if you can’t get everyday, just do what you can.

Looking forward to seeing your posts starting tomorrow, November 1st!  And latecomers are always welcome to join us!

Photo-A-day august challenge

Okay… my attempt at the Photo A Day Challenge for July was pathetic…haha!  I did manage to get 6 out of 31 days.  That is better than zero…right?!  I was crazy busy this last month and this just fell by the wayside.  But that is okay.  Looking forward to getting back on track for August since I have a lot less commitments and should be able to enjoy the rest of the summer here with my kids.

July Photo-a-Day Challenge Pictures

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What about you?  How did you do?  Want to continue to play along?  Or join in for the first time?  Here is the challenge for August.

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Fat Mum Slim’s Photo-A-Day August #photoadayaug

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Just take a picture with Instagram and then share on your favorite Social Media (I share mine mainly on my Instagram account theidearoom, and occasionally on my Twitter or Facebook accounts). Be sure to use the hashtag #photoadayaug so that others playing can follow along as well.

Here’s to hoping I can do a better job this month!  I also have loved seeing what the rest of you are up too.  It has been fun to see that you crazy followers are actually real people!  So…who is going to be playing along with us this time?

Photo A Day July Challenge

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Have you guys joined in the Photo-A-Day Challenge on Instagram yet?  I shared with you last month my #PhotoADayMay Challenge photos here and invited you to join us for June’s version here.

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The Idea Room’s Photo-A-Day

June Link-Up Challenge

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As you can see…I didn’t quite get everyday this past month…but that is okay.  Just get what you can.  I totally quit the last week of June as we headed out of town and I totally spaced checking to even see what the challenges were for each day.  You do what you can right?

So…if you would like to play along with us in July…which we are already several days into…(yes…I am behind…vacations have a way of doing that to me!!) I am sharing the topics here for you.

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So…are you going to be playing along?  My name on Instagram is theidearoom.  I would love to follow you too!  It is a fun way for me to get to know some of my readers a bit better!