Our Mini Linky Party | Week 290

Makeup Brushes and Makeup Bag "I Came, I Saw, I Contoured"
So it has almost been a year since I deleted Facebook off of my phone, and this week, Adam decided to join me and deleted his social media apps from his phone. 

It's difficult enough as it is to be online right now while trying to maintain enough sanity to get through the workday in the middle of a pandemic. While I want to stay on social media to keep in touch with friends, I felt that deleting Facebook from my phone was the right thing to do and that I could keep in touch with friends and relatives in other ways. For the most part, that has worked out. Sadly, the people who have stopped trying to contact me have validated my anxiety about social media fueling the continuation of toxic relationships out of sheer convenience. At least now I know who really wants to stay in touch. 

Doing this (by staying off of social media, for the most part, but with an exception when I need it for work) has really given me an idea of who wants to know how I am doing and who will send me a text message or email me or comment on one of my blog posts. Not only that, but it's helped me start my day with a better chance of having positivity and feeling hopeful. For Adam, he's been feeling like he can't escape reality anymore on social media and just check in with friends without being bombarded by politics and bad news, so I can't blame him for also wanting to delete all his socials from his phone. 

Have you stepped away from social media at all in 2020? What has it done for you?


Check out the features from this week: 

DIY Face Mask (No Sewing Machine) from Hello Sewing
DIY Face Mask without a Sewing Machine
Strawberry Lemon Water from Cook Clean then Repeat

Strawberry lemon water

DIY Envelope Cushion Cover from Serenity You
DIY Envelope Cushion Cover
Blueberry Pie from Petals, Pies and Otherwise
Slice of blueberry pie
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8 comments

  1. Hello Cathy, thank you so much for hosting the party. Great features. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  2. I just discovered your party!! Thanks for hosting. Now I'm off to check out some of those posts that were shared. Have a wonderful weekend.

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    1. Welcome! I am so glad you found the party! Hope you are having a great week :)

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  3. Thank you for hosting! This is what I featured the week of 8-3 to 8-7 on my blog. On Tuesday was Banana Cream Pie with Hazelnut Crust. Wednesday was Apple Crumb Pie. Thursday was Maple Pecan Pie. And winding up this week was my No Bake Chocolate Cream Pie with Oreo Crust. Enjoy!

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  4. I am tempted to but I have too many friends all over the place. That is the only reason I keep social media.

    Thanks for hosting and I hope that you have a wonderful week.

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    1. I totally get it! And of course--I always look forward to seeing you at the linky party :) Thanks again for joining and have a great week

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