Keep Calm and Love Ladybugs

Spring is on its way…

Where does the time go? It seems like we were just packing up the holiday décor and celebrating the new year…and now it’s already the end of February 2017! Spring is on its way and I’m ready for the longer days and hopefully a more relaxed pace. My current mantra is: Keep Calm and Love […]

How to Make 2017 a Great Year!

New Year’s Dream Chart

How to Make 2017 a Great Year! Another year is ending. Are you ready for the new year? Since this is the final post for 2016, I thought it would be fitting to post a recap with some of LadyBug Blog’s 2016 highlights and to share my personal dream chart for 2017. Look for a […]

LadyBug Blog’s 1 Year “Blogiversary”

Year-in-Review & What’s on the Horizon…

A year ago today, May 10th, I launched this blog and it’s been a memorable year. I’ve learned a lot about blogging, social media, and discovering my voice. Writing this blog has also helped me develop “new core memories”, to borrow a term from the movie Inside Out. I’m learning about the back end of […]

Sharing Your World with a Smart Phone

What I Learned By Doing the #NaturePhotoChallenge

If you’re on Facebook or Instagram you may have seen the “Nature Photo Challenge” pictures that are being posted recently. Here’s how it works – you receive an invitation to take and post a nature photo for 7 days and tag the person who nominated you and also select a new person to join the […]

New Year – New Look!

LadyBug Blog's New Theme

Happy 2016! It’s a new year and LadyBug Blog has a new look! In the blogging world, the look of a blog’s website is known as a “theme” and some have more options for customization than others. While I liked the overall look of the theme I started with when I began this blog in […]

Are You Ready to Raise the Anchor and Chart the Course? – Festival of Sail

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” – William G. T. Shedd Turning points and crossroads. How have these affected your life? It is said that life is a journey so one would expect the road to have turning points and crossroads. Some of these are naturally occurring, such […]

Young at Heart

“That’s the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up.” WALT DISNEY, attributed, The Quotable Walt Disney I agree with Walt Disney’s observation that too often people grow up and forget how to appreciate the simpler things in life. There are some things that always bring me back to my childhood and cherished […]