Sunday, April 29, 2012

Weekly Gratitude

Weekly Gratitude is back! I have so much to be thankful for, and it never hurts to articulate (slash write) what those things are. This week I am grateful for:
  • New windshield wipers.  They are fantastic!  Super nice and work so well and with all the rain I have been driving in, I am so happy to have them!
  • Notes from my sister.  Rikka sends me happy little letters all the time and they always brighten my day.  Plus she is hilarious and I end up laughing to myself for hours from her one liners. 
  • That I have a job!  A real, big girl, I-have-business-cards-job.  The fact that this job is 2,000+ miles away from my friends and family is hard, but that doesn't mean that having said job is not a huge blessing and answer to prayer.
  • The fact that I was raised in a healthy and safe environment. The amount of people I have encountered in the last few months that have serious drug addictions that are ruining lives is so sad.  I am very naive when it comes to drugs, but I am so blessed that I was raised in a place and by a family that was not dependent or corrupted by heroin, cocaine, meth, or prescription pills.
  •  Keeps me entertained and laughing when I need a quick pick me up at work.
  • My wonderful friends that call and text me every week, because they know how bad I am at keeping in touch.  Their calls, texts, and emails mean so much to me.

Hope you all had a lovely weekend!


Friday, April 27, 2012

Favorite Things Friday

I am pretty much obsessed with Sound of Music.  Anyone who knows me knows that it is one of my absolute favorite movies, that adore the soundtrack, that I went on the official Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg, Austria...

So I have decided to have a weekly blog post about some of my favorite things.  
Here are some of my current faves:

I absolutely ADORE hydrangeas.  
And I love them in these colors especially.
They are my favorite flowers (along with roses, ranunculous, and peonies) 

I just think they are so cute together, and they are so genuine and real.  
Plus they are hilarious and I bet they have so much fun making each other laugh.

This hot coral bag and cute outfit.  I am in love with all things coral and really think I need this bag.


{all photos via pinterest}

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Lovin' me some Luke Bryan

Oh Luke Bryan.  How I adore you.  Country perfection in the male form.


Tuesday, April 24, 2012

One Whole Year

Well would ya look at that!  It has been one whole year since my last post.  To say I fell of the blogging bandwagon would be quite the understatement.  As would saying nothing in the last year has changed.  The ups and downs, new and old, good and bad.  It is so crazy to think back on all that has gone on, and even crazier to think where I might be a year from now.

 A year ago, I was living at home with my parents, working a crazy, stressful, drama prone job,  not making any money, hanging out with my amazing friends, getting excited for summer.  

Now I am living across the country in a completely new and different place, away from my friends and family, but I am working in a job I really enjoy, for great people.  Crazy how things can change, huh?

I'm going to do my best at being a better blogger.  Wish me luck!