28 Day Photography Challenge

28 Day Photography Challenge

Photography Challenge. Even though I'm only a few weeks into my January challenge of eating a vegan diet, it's already time to begin thinking about the challenge for February. In light of the fact that I shared in my recent three year blogiversary post  that I wanted to begin capturing more photos, February's challenge will be a 28-day [...]

Three Years of Blogging​

Three Years of Blogging​

Three Years of Blogging. Today Bedlam and Daisies turns three. Can you believe it?! It is still hard to believe that this moment marks three years of blogging. I thought that today, I'd share some reflections about the journey...of the blog...and of myself. I'll also share a few technical aspects of blogging that I've slowly [...]

Friday Faves Edition 68

Friday Faves Edition 68

Friday Faves. Edition 68. It's been forever since I've been here with a Friday Faves. However, we are quickly approaching the end of 2018, so I wanted to pop in with one last round of Faves. (psst...I am Amazon affiliate, which means that there could be product links in this post which will earn me [...]

Top 10 Posts of 2018

Top 10 Posts of 2018

End of 2018. The end of the year is often a time of reflection. What has happened over the course of the year. What you liked about it. And what you might do differently next year. I typically wait and share my reflections on the anniversary of Bedlam & Daises because that anniversary is January 9th. [...]

2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge

Reading Challenge. How many of you love to read? Hands up in the air! ...and wave 'em round like you just don't care! Woo Hoo! As an introvert, I take great pleasure in my reading time. Now don't think I'm saying that extroverts don't read. Because I know for a fact that they do. My [...]

I had DNA testing on my three teenagers. Here’s how that turned out.

I had DNA testing on my three teenagers. Here’s how that turned out.

DNA Testing. I've shared on the blog before about how I had my DNA tested through Ancestry.com. My Results. My results came in August of 2016. You can read about that original result in this post: Keys to the Past. After I wrote that post, I received questions about the process for testing and I [...]

Why I Set Goals Instead of Resolutions

Why I Set Goals Instead of Resolutions

Why I Set Goals Instead of Resolutions. And what in the heck is the difference? As we approach the new year, many people start talking about setting their New Year's Resolutions. I used to set New Year's Resolutions too. I'd brainstorm about all the different things I wanted to change about myself or my life [...]

What’s Up Lately Episode 009

What’s Up Lately Episode 009

What's Up Lately. Episode 009. Hey everybody!! I hope that you've had a lovely weekend! Ours was a four-day weekend around the Thanksgiving holiday. It made it a little hard to keep track of the days. 11/11 and Autumn on display. In my last episode of "what's up lately", I mentioned the fact that it [...]

The Giving Of Thanks

The Giving Of Thanks

The Giving of Thanks. To all of my American readers, I want to wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. To all of my readers from other parts of the world, I want to wish you a very blessed and beautiful day filled with gratitude for the abundant blessings in [...]

The Reason That November 15th Will Always be a Significant Day For Me

The Reason That November 15th Will Always be a Significant Day For Me

  November 15th. In case the title didn't give it away, November 15th is a significant day in my life. If you've been following my blog for any length of time (or a year, to be exact), then you are probably already aware of why this day is significant. Love and Death. If you are new, [...]