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It’s Spring//Spring Photoshoot (YAY!!!)

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Hey everyone!

IT’S SPRING! Yaaaayyy!!!! I’m kinda really excited….. πŸ˜€ It’s starting to warm up a bit, and I can’t wait until it’s started getting green!

This morning, I decided to do a First-Day-Of-Spring Photoshoot! I hope you guys enjoy!

(Note: For some reason, it looks like WordPress is taking down the quality of the photos… Sorry about that!)


When you step out our back door, here what you see. πŸ™‚

Our peach tree budded, and the flowers are so pretty! I always love photographing them every year. 🌸

I hope you guys enjoyed this photoshoot! I really enjoyed taking the photos. πŸ˜„ Which photos were your favorites?

Well, bye for now, and YAY FOR SPRING!!! πŸŒ… 🌸 πŸ¦‹ πŸ’ 🌹 🌳 🌷 ❀️

~Rosy πŸ’– 🌻

What is one thing you are looking forward to about Spring?

January 2021 Recap

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January 2021 Recap

Hey everyone!

January was a good month, and a great new beginning to a new year. (I love new beginnings.) πŸ˜‚

Here is a recap of January, at the Marr house!

(Beware – tons of random picture, of tons of random things.) πŸ˜‚

~We made and canned LOTS of salsa!

~ I put pictures onto this photo thing my friend Kyra gave me! I LOVE it! ❀

~ Took selfies with my youngest brother, who happens to be adorable. 😍 (Understatement) He’s my buddy!

~ Played Settlers of Catan with my family several times. We just learned it, and we’ve bene enjoying it!

~ Took photos of stars ✨

~ Video called several friends πŸ˜€

~Made this healthy coffee drink thing that I made up, only to realize later it’s basically a frappuccino. (I’d never even seen a frappuccino before, soooo….) πŸ˜‚ It was super good! (And thanks to Hattush for giving me this amazing mug for my birthday!!)

~Piano lesson with my fellow redhead πŸ˜„

~New shoes XD

~A sunrise 😍

~Fun with a friend, who came to visit us from the States!

~Started a new art series on my youtube channel. (Check it out!)

I read:

~Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus by Nabeel Qureshi (5 Stars!)

~Born Broken by Kristen Berry (4 stars)

~Vanya by Myrna Grant (4 stars)

~The Lost Art of True Beauty by Leslie Ludy (5 stars!)

~Hostage by Nancy Mankins (3.5 stars)

Random Thinks I did

~Learned to play Catan, and played it several times

~Sewed a shirt

~Made a movie

~Helped make tons of freezer meals

~Did several paintings

~Did extra schoolwork

Blog posts:

~Blog Survey

~Writerly Memes

~Art Lover Award

~February Bullet Journal Setup

Youtube Videos:

~Dessert Moon Painting Timelapse

~3 ways to Reuse your Old Calendars from 2020

~Create this Book Episode 1

All in all, it was a great month for the most part, and I’m looking forward to all the Lord has for us in February!

Love,

Rosy

Let’s chat!

How was your month? What was your favorite part of January? Do you have any plans for February? πŸ™‚

A Visit with Friends

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Hey everyone! πŸ˜€

Yesterday we went to visit some friends we haven’t seen since earlier this year. πŸ™‚ In fact, here’s a blog post I wrote about last time we visited them! We had a very good time with them. πŸ™‚

We brought and roasted hot dogs for lunch, which was fun!

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The moms (and Gracie) talking.
A few of the little kids πŸ˜€

We got to ride horses! It was my first time really riding a horse. It was a blast!! (Yes, I woke up in the morning extremely sore, but… WORTH IT!) 😁 πŸ˜‚

We all enjoyed our time very much! πŸ˜€ And we got very sunburned! 😜 πŸ˜‚ (Again, worth it!) I’m very glad that we were able to go. πŸ™‚

Rosy 🌹

Trip Recap, Part Two: Arizona Family Camp

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Hey guys! I’m finally here with part 2 about our trip! The reason I haven’t done this sooner is because we went on yet another trip… So I guess maybe I’ll tell y’all about that in part 3? We’ll see! XD

But as for right now…. Here are some pictures of our time at family camp with the amazing Heritage Baptist Church! (Get ready, cause I have A LOT of pictures here!) XD

We got there a couple of hours early, so we took a hike in the surrounding area.


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Singing together!
Kaelyn, Lizzie and I
Emily and I
Susy and I!
The whole lot of us XD
Kyra and I!
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Family camp was AMAZING. We had a blast, and an awesome time of fun and fellowship. LOVE THESE PEOPLE! ❀ πŸ˜€ (And miss you guys!)

After family camp, we went to my friend, Kyra’s, house.

This pictures is proof that Kyra and I have the same brain…. We’re doing practically the same thing in every photo! XD
Doing gymnastics
The mom’s talking

Well, I hope that was enough pictures for you guys! XD It was hard to go through and pick which ones to post, because unfortunately I could post all 800 of them. πŸ˜‰ XD This entire trip was a BLAST, and I’m SO glad it was able to happen! ❀

~Rosy

P.S. Here is a video I made about family camp, where you can see tons for stuff we did! πŸ˜€ hope y’all enjoy!

(Also, here’s a video about our trip to Kansas as well!)

James’ Birthday!!!

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Yesterday was my brother, James’, 4th birthday! πŸ˜€

He is such a precious boy, and I love him so much!! ❀ It’s so hard to believe it’s been 4 years since he was born.

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The dessert he picked was chocolate chip cookies and ice cream! πŸ˜‹

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Smile!! XD

Opening gifts

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For his birthday,Β  I made a piΓ±ata, and he helped me paint it. πŸ™‚ 😁

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Putting up the piΓ±ata

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I love this picture! β€οΈπŸ’–

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Philip, ferociously attacking the piΓ±ata! πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚

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PiΓ±ata hat XD (LOVE THIS KID!)Β 

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We had an awesome time! πŸ˜€

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JAMES!πŸ’–

~Rosy

P.S. Comment below if you think James is one of the cutest kids you’ve ever seen. πŸ˜œπŸ˜‚πŸ˜β€οΈ

P.S.S If you haven’t seen it yet, check out my last post, What are your Assumptions?. If you haven’t added your assumptions yet, I’d love if you did! πŸ˜€Β 

 

4 Blog Tags :)

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Hey guys! Today I have 4 nominations…. All from Lydia@In His Service and Loving It! If you don’t already follow her blog, go check it out!!! Thanks for the tags, Lydia! πŸ˜€

I’m not going to be doing the full versions of each of these, but I’ll answer the questions! πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜€

Mystery Blogger Award x2

3 things about me:

  1. I wear glasses
  2. I love art
  3. I love photography

Lydia’s Questions

  1. What’s your third favorite color? Yellow (For the moment) XD
  2. How do you get those annoying, stray pieces of popcorn out of your mouth, gums, teeth, etc…? Never thought about it, lol!
  3. What’s your favorite thing to do on the weekend? Read, and do art!!
  4. How many times in a day do you eat? 3 usually. Sometimes I grab random snacks XD
  5. What’s your favorite cereal? Honey Nut Cheerios maybe? We don’t eat much cereal! πŸ˜‰
  6. Do you prefer solid color clothes or a pattern? Both!
  7. What are your 3 favorite things you do every day? School, messaging friends and art.
  8. How often do you post on your blog? I try to do it once a week, but lately, I’ve been slacking…. :/
  9. When you handwrite, do you write in cursive or print? Usually, print, but sometimes cursive.
  10. When was the last time you ate bacon? Probably months ago, lol XDΒ 

10 Things That Make Me Happy Tag

I love this one!!!

  1. My friends
  2. Art
  3. Photography
  4. Books
  5. Rainbows
  6. Rain
  7. Thunder
  8. Music and singing
  9. Guitar and Piano
  10. Ice cream
  11. Popcorn

Ok, that was more than 10, lol! XD I can think of a lot more! ;P πŸ˜€


The Decade Tag

  1. What was your favorite food 10 years ago? Has it changed now? I honestly do not remember. It wasn’t mashed potatoes though. πŸ˜‚
  2. Which decade has the most highlights in it for you? 2010-2019
  3. What is the biggest goal you want to accomplish in the next 10 years? I’m not sure… Sell more paintings? Maybe get married XD
  4. Who was a very close person to you 10 years ago? My sister was probably the closest.
  5. What was your nickname 10 years ago? Rosy. ;P

Well, there they are! Thanks for all these tags, Lydia – they were fun!!! πŸ˜€

And before I leave, here is my most recent painting. πŸ™‚ I painted it for my uncle, and it was really fun to do, even though it took a while! πŸ˜€ (In English, the words say, “Faith Moves Mountains”) πŸ™‚

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Also, last week I cut my own bangs!!! 😲😏 Stay tuned for a post about that! πŸ˜„πŸ˜‰

~R ❀ 

March Recap

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March was a long month… A lot of crazy stuff happened, as I’m sure you know! πŸ˜‰ It wasn’t a bad month though. A lot of good things happened too! And I haven’t been bored even the tiniest little bit either…Β  XD

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Yup. XDΒ 

But yeah, boredom isn’t a thing for me. Life has been mostly normal for me personally, except for church. (So sad!!!)

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Gracie and I have a goal to walk 100 miles this Spring! πŸ˜€Β 

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My lil’ buddy ❀ ❀ ❀ 

James can do more pushups than I can, lol XDΒ 

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Yes, there’s still TP at the store here, lol… XDΒ 

 

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Mom had her 40th birthday this month! πŸ˜€

I organized bookshelves a couple days ago… Whew, that was quite a job! Lol! ;PΒ 

I have also been doing a lot of art lately, and started learning to draw people, which has been lots of fun! πŸ˜€

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I drew this picture of my friend, Kyra! πŸ˜€

I also painted my sketchbook cover, and even though it could be better, I love how it turned out! πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€

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Another exciting thing that happened this month was our church’s 4th anniversary! Well, technically it was last month, but we celebrated it this month, right before the quarantine started. πŸ™‚ Here is our church picture (minus a couple families). πŸ˜‰

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So yeah. It’s been a pretty good month for me, despite all the crazy stuff that’s been going on. πŸ˜€

And, I shall end this post, with this very deep and thought-provoking meme. (JK) XD

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Have fun at home, ya’ll!! πŸ˜‰

~Rosy

P.S. I just realized I should do a post with the ultimate list of boredom busters and stuff. I never truly get bored, but I always love reading those anyway and trying out the ideas. What do y’all think? πŸ™‚Β 

 

300 Followers + Photography Contest!!!

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Hey everyone! πŸ˜€

I’m so excited to announce that… Rosy’s Writings now has over 300 followers! Thank you so much to everyone who has followed and read my blog over the last few years. πŸ™‚ ❀

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Here are some random, fun stats from Rosy’s Writings. πŸ˜€

Top Commenters:Β 

Lydia Potter

Kyra Rose

Hattush Reschly

Thank you, guys!! πŸ˜€ ❀

Here are all the countries that have viewed my blog. Wow! (Now I just need Greenland and Brazil, lol!) XDΒ 

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My blog’s most popular day is Tuesday, and the most popular hour is 2:00 PM.Β 


So, to celebrate….. I am doing a photography contest here on Rosy’s Writings! I’m so excited about this!!

How it works:

I will give you a prompt, and all you have to do is take a picture that you think fits with the category. Next, email it to my Mom’s address: Sweethairlooms@gmail.com, and she will show me the pictures (without telling me who took what). Photos will be judged according to quality, creativity, and how well it fits with the prompt. πŸ™‚Β 

Who Can Enter:

Anyone with a camera or phone, or anything that takes pictures. πŸ˜‰Β 

Is there a prize?

YES! (The best part! ;P ) The winner will receive 3 book-marks (hand painted by me), and well as some cute stickers. πŸ˜€Β 

Rules and info:

All photos must be original.

Only one entry per person, please.

This contest is only open to people living in the U.S.Β 

You may edit your photos (Contrast, saturation, exposure, etc…) but you may not add filters. πŸ˜‰

The Prompt is…

Colorful!

You have until March 18 to send in your pictures! I’m so excited to see what y’all come up with. πŸ™‚

Please feel totally free to contact me if you have any questions! πŸ™‚

~RosyΒ 

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A Monday in the Life of Me

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A Monday in the Life of Me

Hey guys! πŸ˜€Β 

So, I’ve been wanting to do this post for quite a while, but have never gotten around to it. But finally, here I am! Here is what a “normal” Monday looks like for me. πŸ™‚

6:50 AM: I wake up at but decide to stay in bed until my alarm clock goes off, which is at 7:00. When my watch starts beeping, I get up, brush my teeth, get dressed and read my Bible. πŸ™‚

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At 7:45Β We start eating breakfast (Eggs and leftover pancakes), and at 8:00 I go to pick up our maid, Lucia, and her daughter.Β  (They come twice a week.) πŸ™‚

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When I get back, I put on beans for lunch. (They can often be quite dirty, so they take a lot of cleaning!!!) XD

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By around 8:45 I’m ready to start school! πŸ™‚

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11:00: I take a break from school and practice guitar and piano. After half an hour, I return to finish school.:)

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11:55: I finish my school, and there’s still a bit of time before lunch, so I work for a while on a painting that I’ve been working on.

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12:30: We eat lunch. (The beans I cooked this morning) πŸ™‚

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1:00-1:30: In which I kinda just hang around doing nothing….. XD

1:30: I work on my after-lunch chore – organizing toy cabinets. (Again!!!) XD

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2:30: I bring Lucia to the store and then drop her off at her house. πŸ™‚

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3:30: *Starts to make cinnamon rolls*Β  *Aaaand we don’t have yeast* XD So I sit down to read for a while instead. πŸ™‚

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4:30: Mom and Dad leave on a date, while I stay with the kids. The first thing I do is start making popcorn for supper… ;P

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Yum!!!!! πŸ˜€Β 

5:00: We eat popcorn and cheese for supper while watching a movie. (We watched Drive Thru History) πŸ™‚

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7:00: My parents are home, and my sister Susie and I start making cinnamon rolls her birthday tomorrow. (She’s turning 5!) πŸ™‚

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8:15: I am now sitting here at the computer, writing this post…. πŸ™‚

Welp, I guess that brings an end to my Monday. Its been a great day! Thanks for joining me!!! πŸ˜€

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In Christ,

Rosy ❀ 

How was your day? Should I do another one of these posts? If so, which day of the week?Β 

 

 

 

 

Happy Thanksgiving! (And Happy Birthday to Me…!)

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Happy Thanksgiving! (And Happy Birthday to Me…!)

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!Β  I hope everyone had a wonderful (and thankful) day. πŸ˜‰

Some of the things I’m thankful for this Thanksgiving are: (not in any particular order)

  • God’s love
  • My family
  • My friends
  • This blog, and all my blog followers
  • Music
  • God’s Word
  • FoodΒ 
  • Books
  • A warm fire
  • And much, much more!!

A few days ago, we celebrated Thanksgiving with friends (two families) who we haven’t seen since, well, last Thanksgiving. We had a great time with them! πŸ˜€

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The little guys… Aren’t they cute?! ❀

In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

1 Thessalonians 5:18


And also, a few days ago (on the 22) I turned 16! Thanks so much to everyone who help make my birthday special! πŸ™‚ ❀

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~Rosy

What are some things you are grateful for? What did your family do for Thanksgiving?Β