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October 2021, Recap

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October 2021, Recap

Hey everyone! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

How was everyone’s month? October went by so fast for me! That may be because I spent more than half of it pretty sick with Covid. More on that later. Thankfully, I’m getting really close to being being better!

October started with us still in Arizona, visiting our friends there. It was a really good time!! October 2nd was my good friends, Maggie and Jon’s wedding. โค๏ธ

It was a really beautiful wedding!! โค๏ธ

Love these people!!
Me with my amazing friends, Gabby and Kyra

It was a great trip!! It was amazing too see our friends there after quite a while.

We drove home soon after, and everyone was super tired from the trip. We all got sick almost as soon as we arrived. ๐Ÿ˜‚ I didn’t do a whole lot during that time except sleep, read and do a bit of school when I could. That sickness lasted for about a week I think, and we were all glad when it was over. ๐Ÿ™‚

I decorated my bulletin board and dresser for fall. I pressed some leaves, printed some pictures, and my friend Kyra made the “thankful” sign. I love how everything ended up looking!! ๐Ÿ

Mmm, pumpkin pie!! ๐Ÿฅง

Playing Catan with some of my siblings. ๐Ÿ˜€

Some friends of ours that we don’t get to see very often visited us for Church. It was a really good time!!

Vannesa, me, Yeseรฑa and Grace. โค๏ธ It was really good to visit with them!!

Soon after that, we got sick… again. This time even worse – we’re pretty sure it was Covid. Almost all of us lost our taste and smell, which was not fun! It lasted a couple of weeks, but thankfully, we’re all mostly better now.

Since we were sick for so much of October, I don’t really have many more pictures or interesting things that happened. It was sad to be sick so much then, because I love October – but hopefully November will be better!!

In October, I

Read:

~A Man Called Peter (5 stars!!)

~Scout and the Abandoned Mill (4 stars)

~Memorable Women of the Puritan Times Volume One (4 Stars)

~The first part of Little Women (5 Stars)

I didn’t end up reading very much October – maybe it’s because I burned myself out reading 16 books in September, haha! I’m hoping to read more in November.

Bible:

~Judges

~Zecheriah

~Acts

Blog posts:

~September 2021, Recap

~TheIlluminatingBox Etsy Shop Review

~November 2021 Bullet Journal Set Up 

Youtube Videos:


Despite being sick a lot of the time, October was still a great month. ๐Ÿ˜€ As Anne of Green Gables once said… “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ๐Ÿ˜‰ I’m glad we have Novembers too, and I’m really excited for this month!

Love,

Rosy

What did you do in October? Do you have any plans for November?

August 2021 Recap

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August 2021 Recap

Hey everybody!!

Can you believe it’s already September?! I’m especially excited for this month, because 1) AUTUMN! and 2) We’re planning on taking a trip to go to Family Camp with our Church there. We haven’t seen them in a year now (which is waayyy too long), and we’re really, really, extremely excited!!! That’s near the end of the month, and I’m very sure you’ll hear lots about it in future posts. ๐Ÿ˜€ So exciting!

This post, however, is about August, not September, so let’s get into it!! ๐Ÿ˜€


Early in the month, our family traveled to a town a few hours away to visit some good friends of ours and to start of some evangelical meetings there. We stayed for a couple of days, and had a really good time!

A bunch of us got up early(ish) in the morning to go hiking with our friends in the mountains Ok, large hills by the town. We hiked for a couple of miles, but it felt like longer, as some parts weren’t super easy going. It was loads of fun though! The little kids did a great job keeping up. ๐Ÿ˜„

The view was really pretty from the top!!

Later that afternoon we played soccer until we were tired out, and then they taught us a Mexican game that I forget the name of…. It was kinda similar to baseball, but also quite different. I don’t even know how to play baseball. But they told me it was similar, so. Lol!

After that we rested, and watched the kids get wet and muddy, and catch toads. It was really hot and dry, so the water felt good. ๐Ÿ˜‚

That evening we held a meeting inside our friend’s pizza place, which went well. ๐Ÿ™‚ We left at around… 8:00 maybe? And got home around 11 or 12. ๐Ÿ˜„ It was a really good time!!


I can’t think of any other major events or anything that happened after that, so here are a few random photos for you guys. ๐Ÿ˜€

James and Me!
Mom and the youngest kids doing school
Andy and a garter snake he caught

Some pictures of our family on a walk. I got carried away taking pictures with my brother’s camera. The selfie stick was fun, lol! I won’t post all the pictures (there were a lot XD), but here are a couple of the best ones.

Dad doing a Bible study with some friends of ours in the mountains
Dad and a few of the kids at a restaurant during a border trip

In August Iโ€ฆ

Read:

  1. Children of the Storm by Natasha Vins (5 stars)
  2. Journey’s of Four by Rebekah Jones (5 stars)
  3. Beautiful Girl by Karen Andreola (4 stars)
  4. Her Mother’s Secret by E.D.E.N. Southworth (5 stars)
  5. Jacob DeShazer by Janet and Geoff Benge (5 stars)
  6. Scout and the Sailing Slueths by Piet Prins (4 stars)

Bible:

~Numbers

~Ecclesiastes

~Lamantations

~Job

~Psalms

~Luke

I did read as much as I would have liked to, but hopefully I will get more reading in this month!

Blog Posts:

~July 2021, Recap

~Advertisement/Review Opportunity

~My New Laptop (+ Some Random Memes to make this Post moreย Interesting)

~โ€œGraphics by Josieโ€ Etsy Shopย Review!

~September Bullet Journal Setย Up


Love,

Rosy

How was your August? Do you have any plans for September?

June 2021, Recap!

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June 2021, Recap!

Hello my dear blog readers! I hope this post finds you well, and in good spirits. And if not, it is my great hope that this post will bestow unto you joy and pleasure, and that you may leave happy and contented.

Ok, that was slightly weird, but hey, it’s true. (Even if it is worded in a slightly unique manner.) Lol!!๐Ÿ˜‚

Anyway!! Am I the only one who is sitting here in shocked silence, because JUNE IS OVER?! I am currently speechless, but at least I can still type. We’re half way done with 2021! Crazy!! BUT EXCITING!!!

The month of June went very well (for the most part) for us. Save one aspect, which I will discuss at a later juncture. (I don’t know why I keep talking like this, LOL! Maybe it’s because I’ve been reading old books…? Ok, yeah probably. Deal with it.) ๐Ÿคฃ

So here I am, at 5:25 in the afternoon, drinking ice tea and writing this blog post. ๐Ÿ˜€

~ Early in the month, we had some friends over for the day, which was fun! We played Apples to Apples, and… I won. XD (Not bragging, just stating the facts! LOL!!) We like to play that the cards you win are supposed to describe you… That can get pretty crazy, haha!!

What do y’all think? Do these words describe me??? ๐Ÿคฃ

~I’ve been walking a lot lately. I try to get it 2 miles a day. (well sometimes…!) Listening to podcasts motivates me to actually do it. My favorite podcast to listen to is Revive our Hearts with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth. ๐Ÿ˜€

~We went to Colorado, for my Grandma’s 70th birthday party! That was a good trip, and a lot of fun! ๐Ÿ˜€

On the way we listening to Ranger Bill, Focus on the Family Radio Theatre (This Hiding Place), Lamplighters, and I listened to an audio book. (“The Lamplighter” It was really good!!)

Andy and Philip

A couple of books I bought at a thrift store. Look how THICK!!! Can’t wait to read them!!

Playing Clue with my siblings ๐Ÿ˜€

Some very random pictures…! lol!

In June I….

Read:

~Children of the Angels by Maggie Joy (5 stars!)

~Billy Budd by Herman Mellville (3 stars)

~The Mark on the Door by Franklin Dixon (3 stars)

~The Clue in the Wall by Carolyn Keene (3 stars)

~Julia’s Last Hope by Janette Oke (5 stars)

~Loves Enduring Promises by Janette Oke (3.5 stars)

~Scout and the Flying Phantom by Piet Prinns

~ The Lamplighter my Maria Cummins (5 stars!)

~The Peacemaker by Ken Sande (5 Stars)

~Education-Does God have an Opinion by Israel Wayne

~How do we know the Bible is True? By Ken Ham and others (5 stars!)

Bible:

~Ezra

~Ezekiel

~Proverbs

~Hebrews

~Nehemiah

~Daniel

~Nahum

~Habbakuk

~Amos

(All 5 stars. Lol!)

Watched:

~The Pendragon (5 stars)

~Indescribable (5 Stars)

~Candle in the Dark (Also 5 stars) XD

Blog Posts:

June 2021 Bullet Journal Setย Up

Anne of Green Gablesย Quiz

May 2021, Recap

July 2021 Bullet Journal Setย Up

It was a super fun and happy month!! ๐Ÿ˜€ And I’m really excited for July!

Love,

Rosy ๐ŸŒธ โค๏ธ

May 2021, Recap

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May 2021, Recap

Hey everyone! I’m so sorry this is late… very late… I will try my best to do better next month! ๐Ÿ˜‚

Anyway, May was a great month! *Tries to remember what even happened* At least I’m pretty sure it was. It’s been 12 whole days since May, and you can’t expect my brain to remember that far. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Let me just find some pictures, and maybe that will refresh my memory… ๐Ÿ˜‰

Ok, I’m going to start with the highlight of my month… Earlier in the month, our family met up with some amazing friends of ours, the Petzolds, in El Paso! They drove all the way from Arizona, which was amazing. We had a blast with them!

James and I, on the road.

We went to a park, where we visited, played games, soccer, and sang together. So much fun!!

โค๏ธโค๏ธ One of my favorites!!

I laugh whenever I see this picture, because it looks like Annika has a mega long arm ๐Ÿคฃ

LOL!

Mr. Petzold got ice cream for everyone, which was DELICIOUS!! I got cookies ‘n cream…. YUMM!!

Eating breakfast outside the hotel, and saying our sad goodbyes….

And yeah, that was an amazing and SUPER fun time!!

~I cut (and layered) my own hair. I really like how it turned out! (And yeah, it’s slightly curly…!) ๐Ÿคฃ

~Video called my friend, Carolina. ๐Ÿ˜€

~Started making friendship bracelets. So much fun!!

~More random pictures…! ๐Ÿ˜€

In May, I….

Read:

Books:

~Prisoners of the Pyrenees by C.R. Hedgcock (4.5 stars!)

~Questions God Asks by Israel Wayne (5 stars!)

~Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery (4 stars!)

~ The Shaping of a Christian Family by Elisabeth Elliot (4.5 stars!)

Bible:

~Ezra

~Nehemiah

~Proverbs

~Ezekiel

~Daniel

~Amos

~Nahum

~Habbakkuk

~Hebrews

(I know it seems like a lot, but several of those books are pretty short, so.) ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜‚

Watched:

~Love Comes Softly

~Andy Griffith Show

~Probably other stuff I can’t remember. I’m not very good at keeping track of the movies I watch… But I will remember every book I read!!!

Favorite Songs:

(Just a few of them…) XD

~My Dwelling Place by the Gettys

~Sovereign ruler of the Skies by the Foto Sisters

~God Is There by Hyles-Anderson College

~Christ is Mine Forevermore by CityAlight

~Be Thou my Vision Coffey Ministries

Blog Posts:

~May Bullet Journal Set Up 

~Visiting our Grandparents 

~New School Year//Starting 11th Grade!

Youtube Videos

~Create this Book- Episode 2

Random Cute and Funny Quote from my lil’ Bro ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜Ž

Philip: Whatโ€™s your favorite kind of chocolate?

Me: Probably dark chocolate.

Philip: I hope this doesnโ€™t break our friendship, but I think I like white chocolate best…


And there you have it!! May was a super fun month! ๐Ÿ˜„ June’s been good too, but I can’t talk about that yet, since this post is about May. LOL! Again, super sorry I’m so late….!!! And it’s so crazy to think that it’s already almost half way through the year…. WOW!! It’s going by so fast! XD ๐Ÿ˜€

~Rosy ๐Ÿ’– ๐ŸŒป

How was your month? ๐Ÿ˜€ What’s your favorite ice cream flavor??