Thursday, May 31, 2012

Another addiction...

Social networking is insanely addicting....I'm sure you all know! So I recently caved and signed up for a Polyvore account and I love it! I can just sift through the collections for hours if you let me. Clothes, photography, art.....what's not to love about it? Anyways here are some of my boards... Check it out if you like but I'll warn you it'll suck you in!
Black and white always catches my eye :D
I just love yellow!
Find me on Polyvore here: ThingsMadeLovely

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Christians...

Just wanted to share a great poem that I read:

Christians by Maya Angelou    
When I say... "I am a Christian" I'm not shouting "I'm clean living'"
I'm whispering "I was lost, Now I'm found and forgiven."
 
When I say... "I am a Christian" I don't speak of this with pride.
I'm confessing that I stumble and need Christ to be my guide.
 
When I say... "I am a Christian" I'm not trying to be strong.
I'm professing that I'm weak and need His strength to carry on.
 
When I say... "I am a Christian" I'm not bragging of success.
I'm admitting I have failed and need God to clean my mess.
 
When I say... "I am a Christian" I'm not claiming to be perfect,
My flaws are far too visible but, God believes I am worth it.
 
When I say... "I am a Christian" I still feel the sting of pain..
I have my share of heartaches, so I call upon His name.
 
When I say... "I am a Christian" I'm not holier than thou,
I'm just a simple sinner Who received God's good grace, somehow!
 
Pretty is as Pretty does... but beautiful is just plain beautiful!



Wisdom:
"A woman's heart should be so hidden in Christ
that a man should have to seek Him first to find her."


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Saturday, May 26, 2012

The most important things....

I'm convinced that the most important things in life can not be bought or found but rather felt or touched! Feeling my baby move is so special and I'm in awe every time I feel my lil one moving around inside me. I still can't believe that there is a lil person growing in mah belly. I love how fascinated my husband is by the whole thing! He's already so in love with our baby and talks to him/her daily. He's gonna be such a good daddy. I'm so excited to share this new journey with him. God is truly a miracle maker, I feel it within me everyday! Have a wonderful weekend loved ones!

Monday, May 14, 2012

My last blog post....as a 20 something year old!

Although I have no control over what age I turn, I'm not completely hating the idea of being a 30 year old. Yes it's scary, of course, who wouldn't want to be in their 20's forever?! But I am looking forward to a new decade and new things to come! In my 20's I experienced some of the best things in life: college, dating, marriage, graduations, traveling, the re-marriage of my parents, moving to another state and starting a whole new adventure with my Mr., starting a crafting hobby,  the list could go on forever! I am so thankful for all the people that are in my life that have loved me, motivated me and been there for me in the best and worst of times. 
In my 30's I look forward to being a mommy!!! And a million other things that I am so excited about. But today I just want to breath it all in....live one day at a time. 

Here's a wish list that I have had since last year. I just took a look at it to see how much I've accomplished. I've still got a ways to go.....new year to accomplish new things. YAY!
30 something wishes:
1. Blog more 
2. Go on a cruise with Hubby
3. Take a road trip with no purpose other than FUN (see here)
4. Re-learn guitar
5. Re-learn piano
6. More song writing
7. Work on my book
8. Buy bikes for me and hubs
9. Paint more
10. Have a fully functioning Etsy shop (half way there!)
11. Sew lovely things
12. Exercise 3-4 times a week faithfully
13. Do a Daniel fast
14. Learn to make lots of different things
15. Learn to make buttons for my blog & fancy it up (of course more could be done)
16. Do more outdoorsy stuff with Hubs
17. Learn to cook a new dish once a month
18. Bake more often
19. Be a better friend
20. Donate to an outside charity 
21. Learn to use my camera better (does editing on my iPhone count?)
22. Get a pretty tattoo
23. Use my blog to its fullest
24. Make a blogger button
25. Learn all I can about being a mommy
26. Have a semi-normal sleep schedule
27. Advance in my job/career (getting there)
28. Have more parties just for fun!
29. Read more books
30. Appreciate my family more!

7 out of 30...not bad...

God has given me a wonderful life and I plan to enjoy every ounce of it! So Happy Birthday to me!! Sweet dreams...MUAH!

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Saturday, May 12, 2012

Thrifting fun!

Who doesn't love a new pretty dress?!?!!! Well I've recently thrifted some great pieces that I'm so excited about! They ranged from $1.25 to $7. I'm so especially in love with the $1.25 dress (pretty pink polka dots) below! I came across it in a local store that has special prices each day and Wednesdays all items are just 25cents!!! Amazing!
So here are pics of my newest dresses :D
Happy Shopping & Happy Mother's day to all you momma's! XoxoXOXO

Friday, May 4, 2012

Preparing for a lil one!

Oh the JOY of baby shopping!!
 So last week I convinced hubs to go do our baby registry... oh my was that funny?! 
We had so much fun pretending like we knew what we were doing. Ha! 
Being, me of little patience, this adventure was quite the laugh. Just trying to figure out how to close a 
stoller I worked up a sweat...haha! We had found the perfect stroller and it was not too big and bulky, well needless to say, we didn't register for it because lil old me could not close it without a struggle. 
Then after 2 hours we just plopped down in the rocking chairs and gliders in the store until we decided to end the night with frozen yogurt because that's what #babybonilla wanted.....YUMMM!
Well...long story short I realized that I don't like themed baby stuff and I DON'T want a gender specific nursery. I don't like baby blue or baby pink, well I don't think I like pastels in general for my baby's room. But I am really liking the grays and yellow colored items. And I love a bird/birdcage theme.
So I looked up nurseries in those colors and I just LOVED what I found! 
Here are some pics of my favorites!!
Great ideas here!
Love the stripes, that is favorite crib!
This website caught my attention and I Love it!
I could paint that! 

So who wants to help me paint my baby's room?!! 
Hehehe! I have a feeling that a large portion of my nursery will be DIY :D and I am ok with that!!

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