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Friday, July 28, 2017

It's A Rundown Life: Jenkins Beach - Dedham, Maine

Image of :: Almost every summer my family has a "family reunion" of sorts at Jenkins Beach in Dedham, Maine and when I saw these boats I couldn't pass up the opportunity to add them into my photo series!

Date Taken :: July 19th 2015


Location :: Jenkins Beach - Dedham, Maine -- about where the map shows --


Check out more from my It's A Rundown Life Series

Friday, June 9, 2017

Elizabeth City 300 Truck and Tractor Pull @ Morgan’s Corner Pulling Park

This Truck and Tractor Pull happened in June 2013, while I still worked at the Elizabeth City Convention & Visitors Bureau, at Morgan’s Corner Pulling Park. Though I have great footage (at least I think so) I didn't note all the names who pulled so that is why they aren't marked on the video. Nevertheless, check out the Closed Captioning to read what I am hearing the announcers say if you think that'll help you understand them better. I hope you'll enjoy!


** All photography and video footage in my video creation above were taken by me! **

If you want to assist me here's what you can do :

Go Visit All Of The Main Players In The Event Here : Morgan’s Corner Pulling Park | National Tractor Pullers Association | United Pullers of the Carolinas | Elizabeth City Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Friday, September 11, 2015

Never Forget -- September 11 Remembrance

Taken this morning at FDNY Fire Station on Staten Island, NY #NeverForget #September11 #NeverSurrender

Posted by From Me to You - Video, Photography, & Book Reviews on Friday, September 11, 2015

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Happy Mother's Day 2015

Happy Mother's Day EVERYONE!! While shopping for cards to send out I came across this one (I didn't buy it) and thought...

Posted by From Me to You - Video, Photography, & Book Reviews on Sunday, May 10, 2015

Then here is a shot(s) of my kids birdie creations that they made for their Nana & Meme for Mother's Day this year ::

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Happy New Year / Kids Penguins

For Christmas 2014 I found this create your own penguin set (it had about 20 of them) so after talking it over with my 3-yr-old she decided that she would put them together as her Christmas gifts to her relatives. Below are shots of her at work:




So I could remember it years later I took "group shots" of them below is one to wish you a Happy New Year in 2015!

Friday, July 4, 2014

Happy July 4th 2014!


Monday, November 4, 2013

November Photo Contests

Hi all --- Can you please help me?? I've entered my daughter into two photo contests and now I need some votes! Thanks ahead of time!



The 1st Contest is from YorkPhoto.com called the Halloween Photo Contest...
CLICK HERE TO VOTE!!












The 2nd Contest is from Gerber® called the Gerber® Photo Search 2013...
CLICK HERE TO VOTE!!

Friday, September 27, 2013

2013 National Truck & Tractor Pull

2013 National Truck & Tractor Pull
June 1st 2013

(Click on the photos to see a larger version of them.)

Click here to find out more about Morgan's Corner & the National Truck & Tractor Pull.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Port Discover's 2013 Earth Day Celebration

Port Discover's 2013 Earth Day Celebration
April 20th 2013

(Click on the photos to see a larger version of them.)

Click here for more information about Port Discover and their annual Earth Day Event.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

It's A Rundown Life: Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Image of :: I'm not sure how many more years this old barn has left in it but I drive past it almost daily and loved the rundown look of it. So, when I finally found a day where the sun was hitting it just right I needed to take a photo of it.

Date Taken :: February 15th 2012

Old Barn in Elizabeth City, North CarolinaBlog Post: http://frommetoyouvideophoto.blogspot.com/2013/03/its-rundown-life-elizabeth-city-north.html

Posted by From Me to You - Video, Photography, & Book Reviews on Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Location :: Elizabeth City, North Carolina -- about where the map shows --

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Check out more from my It's A Rundown Life Series

Monday, March 4, 2013

Books & Animals Just Don't Mix...

Okay, since my husband and I are moving in about 2-3 months so I'm trying to get through my TBR pile that I've had for a while. Therefore, I decided to start reading Jacquelyn Frank's "SEDUCE ME IN DREAMS" last night and this is what I found ....


Now I will admit that I knew that it was bitten before I picked it up, since it was at my local library's seasonal book sale, but I just didn't realize how bad it was until yesterday. Thankfully, the previous owner was nice enough to hang onto the 6 torn up corners that I found stuck in the middle of the novel but I needed to tape up/reenforce a little over 25 other pages too. *shakes head*

I guess the pet found "SEDUCE ME IN DREAMS" mighty tasty! *hehee* Now that it's all put together I hope I'll like it just as much! =0)

My Previous Review(s) for this Author : Forbidden | Drink of Me

My Previous Mention(s) of this Author's Books/Characters : "Waiting On" Wednesday: Forever | The Books I'm Thankful For (so far) in 2012 | Best Book Couples -- Happy Valentine's Day 2013

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Welcome to Small Business Saturday/Week


Since today is Small Business Saturday I thought I would support some of my local businesses and host some giveaways for YOU! Starting today I am hosting 3 GIVEAWAYS --

I hope everyone will be nice enough to support your local businesses this weekend and throughout the holiday season!!

Also -- I'd like to give a BIG THANK YOU to all of the authors who were willing to donate a book or item for a giveaway. Plus, a SPECIAL THANKS to Jenna Bennett & Michael Matthews Bingamon for wanting to do some guest posts for me at the last minute!!

I hope everyone will have a wonderful SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY!! And be sure to sign up for the GREAT Giveaways today!!

Best regards, Jess

My Giveaways!! :

All giveaway ends December 1, 2012 at midnight. Make sure to only enter the giveaway(s) you are eligible for.

Giveaway Prize from Page After Page Bookstore is for US & Canadian residents only. [Click the book titles to find out info about them]



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Giveaways from The Recycled Reader Used Bookstore are for US & Canadian residents only. [Click the book titles to find out info about them]



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Giveaway Prizes from a few authors are for US residents only. [Click the book titles to find out info about them]
  • An e-book copy of "Deadly Obsession" OR an e-book copy of "Deadly Addiction" WINNERS CHOICE to TWO randomly drawn people from Rafflecopter
  • An Kindle e-book copy of "Face The Music" to FIVE randomly drawn people from Rafflecopter
  • "The North Poe" Christmas Cards -- Click Here to get a look at them -- to one randomly drawn person from Rafflecopter
  • An e-book copy of "The Booby Trap" to one randomly drawn person from Rafflecopter
  • A hardcover copy of "Savage Worlds" to one randomly drawn person from Rafflecopter

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Small Business Saturday: The Recycled Reader -- Used Bookstore

In honor of Small Business Saturday (today--November 24th) I'm doing promotional posts about my favorite local bookstores!!

The Recycled Reader -- Used Bookstore

1408 West Ehringhaus Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
252-331-7771

Facebook | Google+ | MerchantCircle

About the Business :
    The Recycled Reader Used Bookstore is a family business that offers a wide variety of quality used books, since 1997. Also -- they have a trade plan!! They give credit for "sell-able" books in very good condition, but they have need for all of the books you bring in. Either way it's very helpful and fun for the reader in all of us!

Check Out the Business :

My Giveaways!! :

All giveaway ends December 1, 2012 at midnight. Make sure to only enter the giveaway(s) you are eligible for.

Giveaways from The Recycled Reader Used Bookstore are for US & Canadian residents only. [Click the book titles to find out info about them]



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Small Business Saturday: Page After Page Bookstore

In honor of Small Business Saturday (today--November 24th) I'm doing promotional posts about my favorite local bookstores!!

Page After Page Bookstore

111 South Water Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
252-335-7243

Website | Facebook | Goodreads | Google+ | Myspace | MerchantCircle

About the Business :
    Page After Page Bookstore is an Independently Owned, full service bookstore located on the beautiful historic waterfront of Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Right on the Inter-Coastal Waterway! They carry all different categories of books, while they specialize in out-of-print/antique books. In addition, they have a large Children’s Book and Toy area with a Train set just for the little ones to enjoy while you browse. As well, they have wonderful Soy Candles, made from NC Soy, Music, Art Supplies, Invitations, Greeting Cards, Knitting Yarn and needles, and many gifts for your shopping pleasure. They are all about supporting their locals, visit and you'll be able to tell why. Also, they host many Author events for adults and children, as well as, host the Page After Page Writers Group in the store on the second Wednesday of each month, and a knitting group, which starts in February each year. Come and visit – they can’t wait to meet you! Customer Service is their number one priority, and if they don’t have it, they'll do their best to get it for you within a couple of days.

Check Out the Business :


My Giveaways!! :

All giveaway ends December 1, 2012 at midnight. Make sure to only enter the giveaway(s) you are eligible for.

Giveaway Prize from Page After Page Bookstore is for US & Canadian residents only. [Click the book titles to find out info about them]



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Sunday, April 8, 2012

Happy Easter 2012!!

From my family to yours we wish you a HAPPY EASTER!! I hope you'll enjoy hunting for eggs as much as my daughter did yesterday at her first egg hunt!

Saturday, November 5, 2011

It's A Rundown Life: House Island, Maine


Image of :: An old outhouse located on House Island, Maine
Date Taken :: July 18th 2011


This is apart of a series of photos I'll be posting (not during any time frame just when the mood strikes me) on my blog. I don't know why but some rundown places or things interest me ... so here is the first in this series! =0)

- Jess

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Port Discover's Window of Wonder :: Black Swallowtail

Hi all ... since June 2010 I've been working as the Operations Manager at Port Discover in Elizabeth City, NC. Recently my co-worker has started a display in one of our windows, now called the "Window of Wonder", and right now, we have some Black Swallowtail Caterpillars on display. We're hoping to watch their lifecycle so we'll get to see them turn from caterpillars into butterflies!

Here's a picture that I took of one of the caterpillars that's in our display:

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

2010 International Cup Regatta

Here is a collage of some photos I took at the 2010 International Cup Regatta held in Elizabeth City, North Carolina on June 5 & 6.

For more information about this event go to CarolinaCupRegatta.com

Thursday, May 20, 2010

North Carolina Potato Festival 2010


Above: A collage of some photos I took at the 2010 NC Potato Fest held in Elizabeth City, North Carolina on May 15th.

Left Side: A picture of Ray Donnelly, holding the award for peeling the most potatoes!

It was a great turnout and a wonderful event! For more information go to: NCPotatoFestival.com

{Snapshot of the Week} 05/20/2010


This photo was taken on September 7th 2008 in Avon, North Carolina. I'm not completely sure why I love this shot ... but I do. =0)
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