Posted in Polls, Surveys

Blog Survey

Here is my blog survey. Please give me input.

What would  you want to change about my blog if you could change anything? (Comment your answer)

What do you like most about Lydia’s Ladder?

That’s all for today folks! Thanks for your input!!!

 

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Posted in Old pictures, pictures, Updates

Life

Hello, fellow bloggers! I hope that you have been having a nice week.On Sunday of this week my brother and his girlfriend came for a visit to North Carolina and left just yesterday 😦 . Here are a few pics from our  time with them and just life in general.

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We had Christmas dinner while Gabriel and Emily were here.
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We went to the cotton fields and picked a few pieces of cotton.
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We went to the Duke Gardens and this is a picture of there Chapel.
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Th magnificent outside.

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Mom dared me to do a summer saute and I did! 
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Yummy food.
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Mom one one little pancake. Just one.
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YUMMY!!!
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Gabriel kissing Josiah and Micah smiling. Handsome brothers.

So that is what I have been up to and I hope you enjoyed getting an update on life.

P.S. The picture of Gabriel, Josiah and Micah has not been taken recently.

Posted in pictures, Tea, Updates, With Friends

Little Women Tea

Since before Christmas 2015 we (my friend Charlotte, Charlotte’s mom, my mom and me) have been working on a Civil War dress and were planning to have a Little Women Christmas Tea  (we had been reading Little Women together and thought that it would be fun if we made a dress for that time period.) Well, we finally finished the dress right before Christmas 2016 instead of 2015. Anyways, we finally did have our tea so here are a few pictures of our tea.

The food.
The food.
The original dressmakers (Laura later borrowed my mom's dress for pictures.) Left to right: Charlotte's mom, Charlotte, my mom, and I.
The original dressmakers (Laura, who we invited even though she didn’t have a dress, later borrowed my mom’s dress for pictures.) Left to right: Charlotte’s mom, Charlotte, my mom, and I.
Left to right:Charlotte, Laura and I.
Left to right: Charlotte, Laura and I.
Left to right: Charlotte, Laura, and I.
Left to right: Charlotte, Laura, and I.

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Left to right: me, Charlotte and Laura.
Left to right: me, Charlotte and Laura.
Laura, Charlotte and I.
Laura, Charlotte and I.

We had a great time and I hope you enjoyed reading about life for me recently.

Posted in Nature, pictures, Snow

SNOW!!!

In the Piedmont part of NC we are experiencing snow. Since we live in NC, it is pretty rare to get snow but we get once or twice or even thrice a year. The first day of the snow, (Saturday) was not as good of sledding on our dirt road:

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but the second day, (Sunday) was really good!

See how shiny the road is? That is ice.

But today! oh my! I just flew threw the air like never before! You see, on Friday night we got a sheet of sleet and then snow. Then on Saturday night it got down to the single digit numbers so our packed down snow from our sledding tracks became ice! Then today the ice was even more slick. It was super fun to sled on.

Here are some pictures:

Elisabeth takes care of some neighbor animals and this is what there water looked like.
Elisabeth takes care of some neighbor animals and this is what there water looked like.
This is Bethany sledding on her feet. It was pretty fun doing that as you will see in a video later.
This is Bethany sledding on her feet. It was pretty fun doing that as you will see in a video in another post.

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Me sledding without a sled.
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“Will you please take a seat?”