Melody James

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Tip of the Day: Shake to Undo Actions in Messages and Mail

When Autocorrect fails you or a message arrives that renders the lengthy epistle you just typed irrelevant, you can easily delete entire messages or emails. Or you can recover typing you accidentally deleted or an email your misfiled.<p>To delete what you've typed, just give your iPhone a gentle shake …

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken with Lemon Butter from Alex Hitz

It's a delicious riff on a classic dish that can be whipped up in no time flat. Just remember three basic steps. Alex Hitz shares this delicious chicken recipe.<p>To me, there's really nothing better than sautéed chicken in a pan sauce. Done right, it can make a merely capable cook look like a …

Single Serving Pie in a Jar

Step 1: Pie Dough<br>The first thing you’ll need is dough. You can use any pie dough you like. Here’s a great tutorial on making a basic crust. That …

Skinny Pumpkin Energy Bites

Fuel those long craft projects while keeping to your New Year’s resolution of staying healthy with these skinny pumpkin energy bites. Via Shugary Sweets

Machine Quilting Basics: Machine, Tools & Basting

Your standard home machine can be readily used to finish your quilt projects. First, you’ll need to use good techniques for basting your quilt top. …

DIY Project Idea: How to Make a Modern Pegboard Shelving System

As DIY projects go, this is one of my favorites. A photo of one popped up here on Apartment Therapy last year, and it's been in my crosshairs ever …

10 Ways to Improve Your Photography in 30 Days

Improvement in any area requires a plan and some action. If you would like to improve the results that you get from your own photography there are …

Sky Photography Tips and Techniques

How many beautiful nature pictures have we all seen with little or none of the sky-scape? You may think of the sky as only some unavoidable …

How to Set Up a Photo Shoot

This article is aimed newbies and those who want to branch out into fashion or people photography. If you’re new to the genre, you need to get a …

What Do All These Camera Modes Mean?

The mode dial on a modern camera usually includes a bewildering number of letters and icons. I can never remember what 90% of those modes do, and …

How to Photograph Flowers

I know what you’re thinking. “Flowers? Really? Didn’t he just write about shooting football?” As a matter of fact, I did. I shoot lots of different …

Wedding Photography: Shooting The Rings

In my career in photography, I’ve chosen not to focus on weddings as a business model, and shoot only a few every year. I try to avoid being …

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

In this guide we share tips on how to use a DSLR. It's perfect for beginner photographers with their first camera. You'll be taking great photos in …

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