If you haven't given WordPress 3.5 a test spin there are a couple of really neat things. First, the photo gallery is sweet. It makes it easier than EVER to create a gallery on your pages.
Also, the default Twenty Twelve theme is mobile responsive and has a widgetized homepage that allows you to drag and drop widgets into the homepage. In a nutshell, customizing your homepage is easier.
In my latest video I highlight these two features. Enjoy!