Author Archives: Sharon Lathan

Got some hard-boiled eggs lying around? Devil them! by Sharon Lathan

Got some hard-boiled eggs lying around? Devil them! by Sharon Lathan

Easter is just around the corner, and along with bunnies, chocolate, religious observations, and colorful hats, everyone immediately thinks of eggs. Especially if hard-boiling and coloring for an Easter egg hunt, inevitably there will be extra eggs to do something with. Perhaps avoid using those eggs that have languished in the sunny yard until found… Read the full blog post …

Gobble! Gobble! Turkey Day of Thanksgiving here in the U. S. of A. by Sharon Lathan

Gobble! Gobble! Turkey Day of Thanksgiving here in the U. S. of A. by Sharon Lathan

Here in the United States of America, we are smack in the middle of a BIG holiday week. Thanksgiving has always been my second favorite holiday after Christmas. As a relatively simple holiday involving food, and maybe football, but little else, Thanksgiving does not require as much pre-planning as Christmas. Nevertheless, it is definitely in… Read the full blog post …

Silhouettes: A Portrait Alternative with a Dark History (pun intended), by Sharon Lathan

Silhouettes: A Portrait Alternative with a Dark History (pun intended), by Sharon Lathan

For hundreds of years, until the invention of the camera, the only quick and cheap method of immortalizing a loved one was through a shade, also referred to as a shadow portrait. As opposed to more decorative and expensive forms of portraiture like painting or sculpture, a shade was a simple and inexpensive alternative readily available for… Read the full blog post …