Friday, October 31, 2014

Day 31: Enjoying Simple Things, At Last

Kitchen Sitting Area

My Kitchen Sitting Area

 

In no particular order, here are my thoughts about re-entering the world of blogging consistently by posting for 31 consecutive days.


Granted, I got off schedule a bit in the final stretch, but by looking at the clock and the date creatively, I made it , and I am posting Day 31 on Day 31- and I have 31 posts to show for it.



* I hope those of you who stopped by to read don’t think I am some kind of stalker- as in ‘Oh my gosh, there she is again!’.


* I did have a theme , a main idea, an over arching idea which is simply this:   Enjoying Simple Things. 



* I learned an important lesson, however, throughout this process.

Enjoying Simple Things is ALL in the eye of the beholder.



*Isn’t that great news?  We can live life according to what suits us (as differently as that may seem to others), and we can call it SIMPLE. 



* And finally- the greatest part of this exercise was connecting with you- both old and new blogging friends.  Thank you for your emails and your encouragement.

May all your SIMPLE dreams come true today!


Day 1:  31 Days of Enjoying Simple Things

Day 2: 
Dear Daughters,  Listen to the Yearning

Day 3: 
Know What You Enjoy

Day 4:  Staying Home

Day 5:  Ranch Recipes #15, Simple Acorn Squash

Day 6:  Simple Grocery Shopping Method

Day 7:  Simple Blogging

Day 8: 
Dear Daughters,  Simple Safety

Day 9: 
Learning to Read

Day 10:
The Beginning of Ranch Recipes

Day 11:
Skincare, A Simple Necessity

Day 12:
Skincare, Part 2

Day 13:Simple Signs of Fall

Day 14:
Fall Tablescapes

Day 15: Simple Birthday Celebration

Day 16:
Dear Daughters, Simple Sleep

Day 17:
Simple DIY Projects

Day 18:
Circling Back

Day 19:
If We Were Having Coffee

Day 20:
Teach Us To Delight in Simple Things

Day 21:
Limes, One of Life’s Simple Pleasures

Day 22: Dear Daughters, Simple Priorities

Day 23:
Dear Daughters, Contradicting Day 22

Day 24:
Simple Fit Throwing

Day 25:
Procrastination

Day 26: 
Simply the Best: Fall Fragrance

Day 27:
Simply the Best:  Songs

Day 28:
Friendship and Makeup

Day 29:
Simple Fall Porch

Day 30:
Simple Birthday Celebration

Day 31:
Enjoying Simple Things, At Last

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7 comments:

Pura Vida said...

Way to go! Laura I have enjoyed each and every single post as I always enjoy your posts! You are witty and sweet and unpredictable and make me smile a lot and sometimes tear up!

btw...I love your house!!!

Terra said...

The corner of your room you show in the photo is very pretty. I like the blue and the white.
Good for you for doing the 31 day posts.

Stacey said...

You were smart to do the challenge and I sure did enjoy your posts. I've found that when I post something, even if it's my coffee cup today, I'm happy and feel more creative. Posting leads to more posting.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

I've enjoy your posts, always fun to see what you have to offer.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Well done! Enjoy your Halloween!

Patricia @ Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

I simply LOVED it!
I got behind --sidetracked-- what have you...and I did NOT end with 31 days of blogging. However, I did learn quite a bit about myself--writing so often and leaving myself little notes to reflect upon and maybe improve.
I don't want to become stagnate.
I'm glad to see you're back-- and will be here reading --when you're posting!
Great job!

Donnamae said...

I've really enjoyed this series! But, more importantly, I've enjoyed your posting more Often! You do always have a simple, but important message when you blog....and I for one appreciate your thoughts! Enjoy your weekend! ;)

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