A Walk Through Cranbrook

Today was the first day of the rest of my life.  Without being too cryptic, I’ll say that I did things today that were cathartic and healing and I received messages and support that I needed to hear and I am grateful and thankful for the people in my life that continue to lift me…

Jungle Fever

I realized when I posted these photos on my Instagram accounts that my photography Instagram (@vivianapodinaphotography) still says I’m participating (PROCRASTINATING) in the r/WeeklyPhotos 52 week challenge. However, I haven’t looked at that challenge since March. The year isn’t over yet and I’d really like to catch up and finish the challenge with everyone else,…

Week 3: Full Manual x Technical

r/WeeklyPhotos week 3 challenge is Full Manual x Technical. I captured this water droplet at Cranbrook on a windy day, precariously standing on a slope. It was physically challenging, as well as technically, since I was adjusting my focus manually and this branch would not sit still. But I’m thrilled with the capture and the…

Gluten Free Cardamom Crepes

Heyyy. So I have a few recipes up my sleeve that I tried in the past couple months and I wanted to share with you guys. This first one is super easy and doesn’t actually have a real recipe per se. I usually make pancakes on Sunday mornings, but I wanted to try making crepes…

Breakfast Bites

This morning I woke up bright and early (9:30 is early for me, don’t judge) and decided to make something different for breakfast than my usual Sunday pancakes. I was searching for breakfast ideas yesterday when I ran across a list that featured various muffins and I knew I wanted to make something like that,…