Why I Blog

Someone asked me the other day why I like to blog. All I could say was “It’s fun”. 
Then I thought to myself, “Why is it fun?” Why do I like it?”
When I really thought about it, there are a lot of reasons. 
It’s like a journal. That’s why I started it. So that I would never forget studying in London and now my newlywed life.  Blogging is like a combination of journaling and scrapbooking without all the mess! Copying and pasting in a computer is much simpler than in real life. 
I already write in a journal, but a blog is different. I have found that I write more often on a blog. One, because my family wants to be caught up about what’s going on in our lives. Two, because if I wait too long to write I forget all the great little details. Somehow, I care more about getting those details in there and correct when my writing is published for the world to see. 
Writing on a blog somehow makes you more creative. I get great ideas about what I want to write or share. Slowly, I am becoming a better writer. More creative, open and exciting. 
Blogging has made writing something that I enjoy; which it never has been. That’s an awesome enough reason in itself. 
When it comes to fashion blogging, this was something I never really wanted to do. I was inspired by other bloggers to give it a try. They would talk about how much fun it was. You know what? It is fun! Not the part about putting up pictures of yourself, but the part where your style improves. You put a little more thought and effort into getting ready. You think of new ways to wear old pieces of clothing and ways to mix things in your closet that you never would have before. 
As a result, my self confidence has increased. That might sound silly, but it’s the truth! 
Blogging has helped me in my hunt for happiness:)
It’s fun! And now I know why.
Lindsey Orton Photograpy

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18 Comments

  1. Caroline Davies on March 8, 2013 at 6:06 pm

    Great post! I love journaling too, and blogging is just another way to share your thoughts! I totally agree that blogging helps you be more creative!Happy Friday!xoCarolinelovecarolineblog.blogspot.com

  2. Rachel Sayumi Porter on March 8, 2013 at 7:36 pm

    amen to that, sista! you're doing great, too! look at you- almost 100 bloggers!!!! amazing work, my dear and keep bloggin' :))

  3. Alex[andra] on March 8, 2013 at 8:17 pm

    Just found your blog through the Friday Blog Hop. You and your blog are adorable! Although I have a passion for writing, our reasons for blogging are similar. I also feel like it makes me more creative and with every comment, my self confidence totally goes up as well. Can't wait to read more! I'm your newest follower. :)Have a great weekend!Alex[andra]letlifebelikemusic.blogspot.ca

  4. Morgan Neal on March 8, 2013 at 8:49 pm

    Found you via the Find+Follow Blog Hop! You are too cute! Love that you have a strong love for food & faith! Can't wait to read more!! Hope you'll come say hello!Morgan starsstripesandamilitarylife.blogspot.com

  5. Carly on March 8, 2013 at 10:59 pm

    Girl, you've always had style! Now you're just showing it off 🙂

  6. Allison Leighann on March 9, 2013 at 12:34 am

    I love this, and I'm glad that it makes you happy. (:Found you through the link up. Love your blog!

  7. Amy @Set Free on March 9, 2013 at 1:19 am

    hello…I just randomly stumbled across your blog from looking at other blogs and I love yours!! So happy to be following along now!! 🙂

  8. Bekah @Lemons & Snickers on March 9, 2013 at 1:40 am

    Love this post! Blogging IS fun! And I meet a lot of really beautiful souls through the blogging world, that I wouldn't get to normally even know of!

  9. LB @ LB in Wonderland on March 9, 2013 at 1:46 am

    That picture is so adorable!!

  10. Brooke @ Silver Lining on March 10, 2013 at 3:19 pm

    I agree! Blogging makes me able to analyze my life, process what's important, and write about it in such a way that I remember how beautiful it is.Also, you're darling.

  11. Taylor on March 11, 2013 at 1:21 am

    Blogging is good, but out of curiosity do you keep a personal journal. You know, the stuff you don't want the whole world to know about. Your personal insights, secrets, deepest joys, fears, lessons learned from fights or from mistakes, etc…. While blogging is the best, I often wonder if bloggers keep a journal of their most personal experience. 🙂

  12. Elise Hunter on March 11, 2013 at 1:44 am

    Taylor, I totally keep a personal journal. It's all the deep personal stuff. It's so important to me.

  13. Elise Hunter on March 11, 2013 at 1:45 am

    Thanks Brooke:) glad you feel the same!You're the cutest!

  14. Elise Hunter on March 11, 2013 at 1:45 am

    Thanks LB! Love all my engagements

  15. Elise Hunter on March 11, 2013 at 1:48 am

    exactly!:)

  16. Elise Hunter on March 11, 2013 at 1:48 am

    So glad to have you here!

  17. Elise Hunter on March 11, 2013 at 1:48 am

    Thanks Allison!

  18. Elise Hunter on March 11, 2013 at 1:49 am

    Thanks Alex!

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