Thursday, February 20, 2014


Just finished watching the movie Stuck in Love. In the first scene that Kristen Bell shows up I can't stop thinking to myself “Princess Anna of Arindelle what are you doing?! Get off of Greg Kinnear!"

Disney Movie Lover Problems!

But really I actually really liked the movie and it has inspired me. It's a family of writers and it has me thinking maybe, maybe I can be a writer too!

I think I need to just write just for the sake of writing. That's how I'll start, just write to write, not to be read because I think that's what's stopping me. I have this fear or embarrassment that someone will actually read what I write and then they'll somehow know everything about me, every deep dark secret, every skeleton will be on display.

That is scary.

So writing for a tiny bit there was so scary to me that I hated it, it became my enemy, and I've decided that I need to get to know my enemy. “In that moment when I truly understand my enemy,  understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him. - A.E. Wiggins" - Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game.

Maybe I'm not scared to write this because I don't think anyone will read it. Or maybe I'm freaked out of my mind. Either way, more to come! Dun dun duuunnn! (Say it out loud with your hands playing the air piano.)

P.S. Air piano is cooler than air guitar.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Negative Space Painting with Kids

Auntie Cece was babysitting the munchkins this summer and creative genius that she is, she did an art project with them.

She brought over a plain canvas for each of them and placed an M in the center of each canvas with painters tape.

She then gave the kids paint and let them have at it.

After they were finished painting she let the paintings dry then removed the painters tape. Voila! Beautiful negative space paintings done by toddlers.

My angels are so sweet and decided that they had painted their paintings for eachother. They switched painting to have them displayed in eachothers room.

Friday, January 10, 2014


A few quote pics that I ran across recently that just struck a cord in me.

-Be picky with who you invest your time in, wasted time is worse than wasted money.

-Next time when you think of Beautiful things, don't forget to count yourself in.

-Be gentle with yourself, you're doing the best you can.

-Never underestimate the pain of a person, because in all honesty, everyone is struggling. Some people are better at hiding it than others.

-Respect people who find time for you in their busy schedule... But love people who never look at their schedule when you need them.

-Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.

-Sometimes people try to expose what's wrong with you, because they can't handle what's right about you.

-Always pray to have eyes that see the best in people, a heart that forgives the bad, and a sould that never loses faith God.

-A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows weather on not to say it.

Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words, sometimes a a picture of words is worth a thousand thoughts. Introspection is never a bad thing. Think before you act, talk, or make assumptions. Ooo that just made me think of another great quote.