Highlights of January!

Hello everyone! How has your month been? I can’t believe that the first month of 2018 is (almost) over! I had a rather productive month and got some fun things done. I am so excited to share my month with you, through pictures, special events, and other fun stuff!

What I accomplished:

  • I exercised about 15 days this month. (I know this may not seem big, but it is for someone who just began exercising this month.) XD
  • I re-did my room. (I can’t wait to post a room tour when it is finished!)
  • I took some fun pictures! I am finally getting better at using my camera! (I figured out the portrait setting and the food setting today)
  • I did some unique art!


(this is obviously not every photo I took, I actually took a lot of photos this month, I shall have to have a “Recent Photography” post soon!)


Tiger grass against our red barn!


I love the details of this random log XD


This is a rather interesting photo….


Who knew dead things could be so pretty?


Snow is so gorgeous!


More tiger grass!



Dead something……



Lemongrass, I shall explain more later!



Tell me why I love this picture?


Red hot chilies!

So now you are probably wondering why I am photographing red chilies and lemon grass. Well, my dad made coconut soup last weekend and was using a lot of exotic food, I thought it was a great chance to get some awesome photos!

So that was just a few photos I took this month. I uploaded over 150 photos this month (gasps)

Favorite posts from around the blogosphere:

Mutka’s beautiful photoshoot of an Indian Market!

Madi’s amazing, encouraging, and inspiring post!

This was such an adorable post from Gracie, about a tea party with her little sis!

I loved trying out this amazing art technique from Allison!

Those were just a few of my favorites! Make sure to check them out!


I created a few fun pieces of art this month and am very excited to share them with you!


I made these bookmarks inspired byΒ Samantha’s post



A random evergreen tree



I used artists tape to create a fun and unique piece of art with watercolor!



This also uses the same technique as mentioned above. Except with a different color scheme.

I actually didn’t make a ton of art this month, I was really focused on improving my photography. ANYWAY, hopefully I will be able to make more art and stuff in February!

Goals for February:

  • Make more art (as I mentioned above) πŸ˜‰
  • Write 2 blog posts a week, one about art (like a DIY) and one about photography/lifestyle (like this one)
  • Keep exercising.
  • Learn Photoshop more, just tonight I was trying to make a gallery featured image and well, you don’t wanna know how it turned out. XD That is why this post is featured image less. πŸ˜‰
  • I want to work on taking more portrait photography! I have just experimented a little and it is so fun!

Hopefully I can achieveΒ all most of these goals,Β as I already know this is going to be a very busy month.

Sign off new design

How was your month?

Did you go on any adventures?

What was your favorite picture?

What are your goals for next month?

Did you achieve what you had hoped this month?

P.S. Look forward to a post later this week, its going to be very exciting!!

34 thoughts on “Highlights of January!

  1. I also just started exercising this month! I’ve excercised… 3 days out of January?? πŸ˜‚
    I also LOOOVE your photography and art! Your photos are really unique, and I liked how you took pictures of unique things.
    Overall, I loved this post!!

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  2. Great post, Hannah! I love monthly wrap-ups for some reason. XD Ohhh, lovely photos and art! β™₯ I also can’t wait to see your lifestyle/DIY posts each week – that sounds like such a good idea! And I can’t wait to see the room tour either – eek! πŸ˜€

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  3. You photography DID get better!
    Great work! I’m looking forward to your room tour! Is that your new room in the background of your profile pic? If so, from what I can see, it looks super cute!


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  4. The photos are so gooood!!!! I love the random log for some reason and food……… AND that balloon bookmark is adorable (so are the rest)! Can’t wait to see your new room!!! ❀ πŸ™‚

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  5. It sounds like you’ve been doing lots of fun things, and I love your photography!
    I hope you can accomplish all of your goals next month! Your art was beautiful, I particularly liked the bookmarks. πŸ˜‰

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  6. What a fun post this was Hannah! Loved the photos and especially the watercolor art! My goals are to take my pictures and grow my portfolio, do some live webinars and watch some more tutorials so I can learn my camera functions even better! πŸ’•β€οΈοΈ

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