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July 2021, Recap

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July 2021, Recap

Hey everyone!! Can you believe it’s already August? I know I say this every month, but… IT’S CRAZY! This year is going by sooo fast!!

But we’re here to talk about July, not August, so. What happened this month anyway? I forget half of it.. XD But hopefully I shall remember as I go. πŸ™‚

Well, it’s been raining nicely this year! The last couple of years, we have been in a pretty bad drought, and hardly got any rain. But this year, it’s actually been raining, so praise God for that! It’s getting really green, and I love it so much.

A pretty sunset!

I’ve been doing classes with my youngest siblings, which has been fun! πŸ˜€

Reading Glaucia the Greek Slave, given to me by my friend, Susie!! It was really good! πŸ˜€

Our family goes on walks together frequently in the summer. It’ really fun, and the weather as been beautiful!!!

8 out of 11 of us XD Some of the kids ran up ahead, and I was behind taking the picture. πŸ˜€

Later this month (just a few days ago) Ruthie, Susie and I went with Dad to the border! We go every every so often to get our mail, go shopping, and whatever other errands we need to do. πŸ˜€ I always love going.

We left at 3:30 in the morning, and got there around 9:30. The sunrise that morning was really pretty!

It rained a lot on the trip, was was so much fun! The weather was beautiful……!!!

It looks like Dad is sleeping while he’s driving, but DON’T WORRY! He’s just blinking. πŸ˜‰ LOL!!

We went to Coldstone Creamery while we were in El Paso! It was my first time going, and it was AMAZING….. I got coffee ice cream with chocolate and caramel and nuts….. Ahhhh!! We got to watch the lady making it, witch looked super fun, and I decided what my future job will be. LOL!

Sadly, I didn’t get a picture of the ice cream. Sorry, I was just too busy eating it. XD

James and I took picture of each other with these purple flowers. He was quite proud of the pictures he took himself! πŸ˜€ ❀

My sister, Lizzie, and I. πŸ˜€
I painting on this book cover!
Our garden earlier this month. It’s grown even bigger since then!
My newest painting!

In July I…

Read:

~Iceland Intrigue by C.R. Hedgcock (5 stars!)

~So Stick a Geranium in Your hat and be Happy by Barbara Johnson (5 stars)

~Augustines Confessions by Augustine of Hippo (5 stars)

~The Basket of Flowers by Christof Von Schmid (5 stars)

~William Carrey by Janet and Geoff Bence (5 stars)

~The Gospel in Bonds by Georgi Vins (5 stars!)

~Glaucia the Greek Slave by Emma Leslie (5 Stars)

~Apostate by Kevin Swanson (5 stars)

Bible:

~Jeremiah

~Exodus

~Leviticus

~1 Peter

~2 Peter

~Micah

(All 5 stars! lol!)

Watched:

~Misty of Chinquoteague

~An American Tale XD

~Heidi

~Chariots of Fire

Blog Posts:

~June 2021, Recap

~Rosy Marr and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day//The Ways that God is Keeping me Humble, and in Which I Almost Decide to Move to Scotland

~Sunshine and Rainbows Tag

~My Family’s Favorite Audio Dramas

~August 2021, Bullet Journal Set Up

Youtube Videos:

~Painting on a Book Cover! πŸ“š 🎨

~Butterfly Painting Time Lapse πŸ¦‹


How was your month of July? Do you have any plans for August? Have you ever been to Coldstone Creamery? πŸ˜€

Love,

Rosy 🌻 πŸ¦‹

What I’ve Been Doing Lately…

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Lately, we have been pretty busy (as always!) Freezer meals, company, organizing, cleaning… πŸ˜€

Here are some of the things I have been up to lately. πŸ™‚

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Birthdays

We have three birthdays in November birthdays! Gracie turned 15 on the 10th, Philip turned 6 on the 11th, and I’m going to turn 16 on the 22nd! πŸ™‚

For Gracie’s birthday, I made her some healthy, homemade Oreos. (YUM.) Man, that was SO much fun, guys! I made several different flavors… Normal, peppermint, lemon, strawberry, chocolate, peanut butter, birthday cake, caramel…Β πŸ˜„Β They were super yummy (I barely managed not to eat all of them) and pretty, and so much fun to make!

Gracie and I get to be the same age for a few days! πŸ˜€

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Haircut

Last week I suddenly got this urge to cut my hair. I wanted something different! XD

Before and after…

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I really like it! πŸ™‚

Painting

I’ve started really getting into acrylic painting in the last few weeks. It’s so much fun!!! I only had a tiny bit of dollar store paint (which I mostly finished), but I want to order some more from Amazon or something. πŸ™‚

My first painting:

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I LOVE how this turned out!! ❀

My second painting:Β 

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My third painting:Β 

I did this one of a cute, tiny canvas my friend, Susie, gave me as an early birthday present. πŸ™‚

 

My fourth, and last painting (So far!):Β 

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I painted it on a piece of cardboard because I didn’t have any canvas… XD

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This one didn’t turn outΒ quiteΒ as I’d liked, mostly because I ran out of white after doing that light blue sky… But I still like it!!! πŸ˜€ It’s very Fall-y. πŸ˜‰

Other Stuff

  • I finally got rid of my old school book collection… XD It took me two years collect all those… LOL!

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  • James is my babyyy!! *massive heart eyes* (He’s growing about way too fast. XD ) Lol.

  • We have been having fun with Anna Bagwell (Maggie’s cousin). Here she is playing a game with some of the kids. πŸ™‚

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  • Singing and playing guitar with visitors.

So yeah. There’s a little update for ya! πŸ˜€ Hope you enjoyed. πŸ™‚

Well, I’d better go and help get the house ready for company tonight.. πŸ˜€

Rosy


Let’s Talk!

How has your last few months been? Which painting was you favorite? What flavor of Oreos do you think would be you favorite?