When I was a little girl, I had an idea of my “dream” bedroom. I wanted a beautiful canopy bed with a pink canopy and matching comforter. I dreamed of a room full of soft pillows and pastel pinks. I wanted a big white wicker chair to lounge on and a beautiful white desk with a glass top to do my homework on. I seriously had it all planned out in my mind. I never got that room but I hoped that one day, I’d have a little girl and I would make her room my dream room.
So, when it came time to upgrade my daughter’s room from a nursery/toddler room to a “big girl” room…I was ecstatic! I could finally have my dream room and live vicariously through my little girl!
Except for one little problem…
Since the sun is shining today and the forecast calls for 70 degree highs for the next 10 days…I decided to write a post about a few of my favorite things…being that 70 degree days are one of them of course.
Last weekend, my family and I went on a little road trip so I could attend a blogger meet-up. I was excited because it’s the first one I’ve ever gone to and since we love road trips, it was a good excuse to pack up and head out.
We’ve all heard the saying, “Never say ‘never’”, and while I agree with the sentiment of that saying, I think there are some exceptions. I mean…the whole saying itself is contradictory in its essence really. By saying “Never say ‘never’”, you’ve just said “never”. So, even though I believe you should always hope and believe for the best and attempt to do the impossible (as long as it’s safe and legal and ethical of course) I think there are times when the word “never” can be used and should be used.
If you’re sure of the “never-ness” of it all…by all means…say “never”!
Happy Friday, my friends! I hope you’ve had a fantastic week. I’m going to tread new territory today on my little blog and write a fashion post! What? Yep. Now, I am by no means a fashion blogger or even a fashionista but, I do love a cute outfit! I mean…what girl doesn’t? So, today I’m doing my first ever “Fashion Friday” post and I hope you enjoy it.
The Polar Vortex is upon much of the country today and while we are probably experiencing it in its mildest forms, it still is ridiculously cold and gloomy for a South Texas winter. So, I decided I wanted to write something that would bring some joy and light into this gloomy day and as I was thinking about what exactly I could write, I came across this scripture:
After reading that, I stopped thinking about how cold and gloomy it is today and started thinking about how amazing God’s love for us is. It’s a love so complete, so powerful, so unconditional that no matter where we are or what we are doing…it is always there and always perfect. The God who created the entire universe knows MY name. Not only that, He loves me so completely, that I can never do anything to lose it. I can never outrun it. I can never disqualify myself from it. His love is PERFECT.
Do you have an awkward or empty corner in your house that you don’t know what to do with? I do. I couldn’t figure out what to put there but I knew leaving it empty wasn’t going to cut it. During the holidays, I don’t have that problem because it has been our Christmas tree spot since we moved in but keeping a Christmas tree up all year is not an option so…now what?
There are some things in life I have discovered are completely lost on me…things that I just don’t get or things that I don’t understand why other people enjoy. Here are some of those things…
I’ve noticed a lot of bloggers are picking a “Word of the Year” and writing posts about how that word will shape their year. At first, I wasn’t going to jump on the bandwagon because I didn’t want to write something just because “everybody was doing it”. However, as I started to think about it a little more in depth, I decided that it wasn’t such a bad idea. One word to shape my year means I have a focus and standard set. I like the notion of that! So, I began contemplating what my word should be.
I thought of quite a few actually and it was pretty difficult to just pick one but…I did! YAY!
With the beginning of a new year come new things! One of those “new things” will be a series I will begin today that I’ve (cleverly) titled: “Pinspiring Words”. Pinspiring Words will be posts about inspiration I get from quotes I pin on Pinterest…hence Pin-spiring…get it? Pretty good, huh?
I see quotes on Pinterest all the time that inspire me or motivate me in some way and so I thought I could put a few of them together and write what inspires me about them in hopes to inspire some of you…or heck…ALL of you! Even better!! So, this is the first post of that nature and I truly hope it will motivate and encourage all who read it.
Me 10 years ago
I had just finished performing what I believe was an epic portrayal of Diana Ross singing “Ease on Down the Road” for some sort of function we had at church. Being that it was 10 years ago…I can’t quite remember what exactly the event was or why I felt the need to portray Diana Ross but I do remember I wasn’t the only one who did so. I also remember I WAS the only one who didn’t lip sync so…pretty sure that means I was the most awesome-est.