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TWiP: Repurposed content

This Week in Pictures

Some of you have left comments recently telling me that you enjoy this weekly feature. Thank you! Me too 

The beauty of it for me is this: I spend time each week taking these pictures, writing what I am up to, and sharing on social media, which is nice but where does it leave my blog? At its busiest, this blog was the hub for everything I was up to. I miss that, but I don’t really have time to write full-blown posts every day anymore.

The perfect solution seems to be this one. I can repurpose that material I’ve been publishing all week, and keep my blog updated in one fell swoop. I love it!

And it’s great for those weekends when I’m too busy to write introductory blurbs (not the case, incidentally, on this particular weekend – right now I’m sitting on my bed, sipping coffee, listening to music, and looking out the window at the snowy trees).

On those overwhelming days, it’s perfectly acceptable to just say, “I’m so busy! Look at what I did all week:” and leave it at that.

Anyway. All of that to say, I love this feature and I’m glad some of you do too!

So, what is This Week in Pictures?

It’s a roundup of the photos I shot for my Project 365 (one image each day for all of 2015), plus some everyday-life snapshots I posted on Instagram during the previous week.

Ready? Cast your mind back to this time last week…


365: 2015 17/365 – I spent the day at a very enjoyable family gathering, during which time I probably should have taken my camera out of the bag. But I didn’t. So my daily picture is instead of what I did after the party: pajamas, pretzels, knitting, and an episode of Midsomer Murders.


365: 2015 18/365 – Ice storm this morning, complete with warnings from the local OEM to stay off the slippery roads. Personally, I have no problem hanging out at home in my pajamas all morning…


365: 2015 19/365 – Well, despite my best efforts not to be moved, that “magic of tidying up” book made me fill up three big garbage bags of my clothes and shoes to be donated yesterday. I can’t remember the last time my closet space was used this efficiently.


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Hello, Tuesday morning.

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365: 2015 20/365 – The USPS sort facility in Kearny NJ finally spat out a package I’ve been waiting for. That place is like a black hole for First Class Mail sometimes…


365: 2015 21/365 – One last shirt sewn today. That’s three new ones total for this season. I think it’s out of my system now. Whew.


365: 2015 22/365 + Self Portrait Thursday – This is probably my last new shirt before I put the sewing machine away.

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Love that blue hour 💓

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365: 2015 23/365 – You know you have a problem when your paper straw collection requires an organizational scheme.

Thanks for taking a peek at this week’s photos! If you want to see this stuff as it happens, please feel free to follow me on Flickr.

I may already have plans to blog about some of these things in greater detail over the coming week, but be sure to leave a comment if there’s something in particular you want to know about!


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8 thoughts on “TWiP: Repurposed content

  1. awesome job with that closet 😉 and i love your shirt! 🙂

    1. Thank you! It’s so nice to have my clothes so organized 🙂 And I love the shirt too!

  2. My boyfriend is like that… I like taking pictures of random things… And I will admit to taking a picture or two of pretty dinners or my hot chocolate when we go to a cafe… So my poor boyfriend has to put up with it!!

    1. Heh. Yeah. My family is sometimes tolerant and sometimes not so much 😉

  3. I love the format of your post. Have just found you from a link on an old pinterest pin.

    1. Thanks, Cherie! Nice to have you here 🙂

  4. Very nice! I really love this shirt, and it looks especially pretty with grey.

    1. Thanks, Jamie. I got online today to post in more detail about it, but I got sucked into replying to comments instead 🙂

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