Category Archive: Family

Jun 04


We have a graduate! And I have an official excuse for ignoring my blog. Life has been busy preparing for graduation and attending end of year events. We gave a party in Stanley’s honor which I had a ton of fun preparing for. There were banners and photo boards and live streaming and lots of …

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Jan 01

December 31 – The last one!

Well, I made it to the end of December and surprised myself by actually creating a photo collage for every day of the month.  Unless you are my Mom (Hi, Mom!!) you are most likely quite tired of Draper photos by now. But I enjoyed the effort and learned more about photography and our new …

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Dec 30

December 30 – Instagram Collage

I’m a big fan of the photo sharing app Instagram and have processed all my favorite pics through their creative filters over the past year and a half.  So of course it would be appropriate to create an all Instagram collage. If these top picks aren’t enough for you, check out my Instagram profile for …

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Dec 29

December 29 – Family Photos

For today’s collage I took a trip down memory lane and gathered photos of our family since 1999. Many happy memories are connected with these pictures!

Dec 28

December 28 – The Garage and a Surprise

I was a bit disappointed today because I was very much looking forward to sharing beautiful wedding photos in today’s collage. But the weather wasn’t fit for driving this morning, so after reaching Mankato we decided it was best to turn back and not make our planned trek to Wisconsin for our friend’s wedding. We …

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Dec 28

Christmas Present Time

After church Christmas morning, we opened presents. We were blessed with many things to delight the heart!

Dec 26

Christmas Eve Collage x3!!!

Christmas Eve arrived and the Drapers were busy wrapping gifts and stuffing Christmas Eve bags for church! Finally it was time for the Christmas Eve Children’s Service, “The Wonder of It All”! They did such a great job proclaiming the good news of Jesus’ birth! Luke and Ben played “Joy to the World” during the …

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Dec 24

More family collages

I previously posted a collage of photos of Benjamin. Today I’m filling some missing dates with collages of my other two sweet boys as well as my sweet husband and me.

Dec 23


Over a long weekend I made a trip to my home town to surprise my Mom and get a Christmas hug. My sister, Jan, was in on the surprise and the three of us – plus Mom’s neighbor, Ralph, and my sweet Aunt Madeline – enjoyed every minute we had together.  I hope you enjoy …

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Dec 21

Back in the Collage Business!

I’m back! It’s been a busy week leading up to a wonderful holiday break, and I’ve fallen off the collage bandwagon a bit. But I’m back now and plan to play catch up a bit this weekend for the days I missed. Tonight I want to share photos from the wonderful concert we attended at …

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