Thursday, December 30, 2010

Gifts Galore, Part One: Technology

J and I received an embarrassment of riches from our families for Christmas this year.  I thought I would recap some of the things we can't wait to get our hands on through a series of blog posts, grouped by theme.  As you can see from the blog post title, he first of these is technology.

J's mom Brenda was very generous and got me something I had wanted for a while.  In fact, I added it to this wish list.

What was it, you ask?  Adobe Photoshop Elements 9!

When not spending time with family and friends during this busy season, I have been playing with the software and love it!  

Want to know the best part?  I can cross off number 54 off of my 130 Before I'm Thirty list!  So be sure to stay tuned as there will be fun pictures and graphics heading your way once I figure out the software (also known as crossing off number 53 on my list).

Did anyone else get something they really wanted for Christmas, technology themed or otherwise?  What about tips for using Photoshop?  I'm all ears!


  1. I love all adobe products especially indesign. Since I started my job I spend most of my time using it. What a great gift!!!

  2. Ha! I asked for photoshop and received Elements 9 as well! I am SO stoked about it, and have been wasting hours playing around, trying out digital scrapbooking, and figuring it out. Post what you make so I can learn, too! :)

  3. @ Ashly: I love Adobe products although I am not always a fan of their price tags!

    @ Lindsay: You bet! Keep posting what you make too so we can learn together. Happy learning/scrapbooking! :)

  4. Hey, new look for your blog - i love it.

    And what a great gift. I'm looking forward to see your creations :)

  5. The stylish blogger award was given to you from Moon Walk! Congrats! Visit my blog tomorrow to see the award! Keep up the good work. I just love your blog.

  6. Thanks Ashly! I love your blog too and am so glad we have become blog friends :)

  7. I love my Photoshop! I just need to learn how to use it better... I've found some free online tutorials by Googling things I'm trying to do. But then forget the next time I'm doing it! arg! :)

  8. I got that for Christmas too! I LOVE photoshop ... and have it at work, but it's so nice to have it home now.

  9. @ Chasing Davies: Haha. I totally know the feeling. I really need to bookmark or send myself links to sites that are helpful so I can get back to them for the next time when I forget what I did!

    @ Jenn: Must have been a technological Christmas as I know several bloggers who received that this year :) Happy photoshopping!


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