Hi, I haven’t written here in a while (I’m pretty active on Instagram though, @LydiaDN!) I’ve had some blog issues that put a damper on things but I’ll sort that out soon. Anyway, in the meantime: Sometimes you feel like capturing a little piece of an evening. So I did. I’ve wanted to do Vlogs…… Continue reading I Felt Like Doing a Vlog — Why Not?
I know… we’re already halfway through April, and how is that possible?! But I do need to recap March a little bit. It was a good month — I pulled out my camera a lot more and tried to get creative, I finished my social media fast (phew!) and read about six books in that…… Continue reading March Moments
February was pretty cold and gloomy for the most part, so we spent all the time we could indoors, trying to find adventure in the little things. https://youtu.be/nH452qINP2w But first, we kicked it off with a trip to Shriners. It was a frustrating visit — there were some policy changes in the new year and…… Continue reading February Moments
I decided to give up social media for Lent again this year — I’ve blogged about it before here and here. This time I’ve been needing to pull away for a while and decided to go cold turkey again, unlike last year when I did a modified version (only using it when my kids were…… Continue reading Social Media Hiatus: an Update
We got a really good snow this weekend, and we actually loved it this time! It’s been a super dry winter, which I haven’t complained about too much considering how bad last winter was… but by February my goodness it’s crazy how dry it’s been around here! For some perspective, this was last week: And…… Continue reading Snow Day
It’s already mid-February, if you can believe that. So here’s what happened around here in January! I tried out a fun self-portrait: (I’ve been doing a self-portrait on my birthday the last few years but this last year I totally dropped the ball… only 3+ months late, no big deal! Ha.) Our kitchen counter tops…… Continue reading January 2018: Little Pieces of Life
“The credit belongs to the [woman] who strives valiantly” I’ve been thinking a lot about goals for the new year. Yes, I know, it’s the January energy burst which will soon be followed by three more long months of winter and monotony… But I’ve been wary of goal-making the past few years because I struggle…… Continue reading To Dare Greatly