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September 2021 Recap

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September 2021 Recap

Hey everyone! I’M BACK!! After a trip, and getting sick for a few days, I’m finally here and ready to blog again. I’ll have more details about that later! 😁

Oh and yeah, so sorry this post is so late. Again, I was sick. XD Let’s see how much of September I can even remember – at least from the beginning!

*ALERT: Lots and lots of pictures ahead…. Enter at your own risk* ;P

~Well, you already know about our Apple Harvest. That was a good productive time!

~Right after that, my Grandma and (13 year old) Aunt Abigail came to stay with us while my parents went on a trip together. It was so much fun to get to spend some time with them!

Giant selfie! (Or Us-ie…?) XD

Lizzie and I with Abigail

I love all these pictures of Grandma and each of us kids! ❀️

Mom and Dad went to the Copper canyon together, which is a few hours away from here. They rode the world’s longest zip-line, hiked, went boating and did other fun stuff together!

When they got back, we had a hotdog roast for my brother Andy’s 13th birthday

We planted pumpkins for the first time ever, and I love them! I definitely want to start planting them every year. They’re so pretty! Can’t wait to make some pies and other pumpkin-y treats with them. πŸ˜€

After that, I think we just did normal stuff, got sick, and got ready for our trip. So skip all that, and now you’re caught up to the fun part! You’re welcome. πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜€

~FAMILY CAMP! This was probably my highlight of the entire year… It was amazing to spend a couple of days with our great friends at Heritage Baptist Church. I don’t have a whole ton of pictures – instead I’m making a video. But it’s not done yet, so. πŸ˜… I do have some though!

We sang a LOT during camp. Friday night, we played guitar and sang until around 11:30 I think, and I pretty much lost my voice the rest of the night.πŸ˜… Totally worth it though, because I enjoyed that time so much. πŸ˜€

My fellow redhead, Gabby, and I braided our hair together, which was really fun/funny! πŸ˜…

Congregational singing

Camp was amazing – way better than I’m making it sound at the moment. πŸ˜‚ Hopefully I’ll be able to share the video I’m making about it later. For now, gotta keep working on it! πŸ˜‰

~While there, we also visited another church and had some good fellowship with friends we hadn’t seen in awhile, as well as some new friends. πŸ˜€

~After Family Camp, we stayed in AZ for another week or so to visit with friends, and also for a wedding! (Pictures of that will have to be in a future post, since that happened in October, not September… lol.)

Anyway, we had a great visiting our friends, the Hublers. We got to spend a good bit of the day with them. We took a spur of the moment trip to the store for ice cream, which we brought home and ate with homemade cookies. So fun!!!!

Playing Chess with Gabby. She creamed me big time, but it was still lots of fun!!!

A few days later we went to the Petzold’s house, which was awesome, and a whole new fun adventure in itself!

I did some recording with Kyra, which was a lot of fun!!

Last time we were together, we accidentally took a picture where it looked like Annika’s arm was really long. We decided to try and redo that picture, and here are our results. I think it turned out pretty good, haha!! πŸ˜‚

They made some amazing, delicious pies!!

Well, I’d probably better start to bring this post to an end now, so let’s get on with this month’s stats. πŸ™‚

I read:

(A lot!) XD

~The Princess Bellaheld by Julie Sutter (5 Stars)

~Scout – The Treasure of Rodynsteyn Castle by Piet Prins (5 Stars)

~Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (5 Stars)

~The Giant Killer by A.L.O.E. (4 Stars)

~The Confessions of St. Patrick (4 Stars)

~ The Haunted Room by A.L.O.E. (5 Stars)

~Courageous by Randy Alcorn (5 Stars)

~Jane of Lantern Hill by L.M. Montgomery (5 Stars)

~ Red Rover, Red rover by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick (5 Stars)

~Plan to Fail by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick (4 Stars)

~Bad Things, Small Packages by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick (5 Stars)

~Tutor, Nanny, Spit-up, Sky by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick (5 Stars)

~A-Spying we will Go by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick (5 Stars)

~Once Upon a Dime by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick (5 Stars)

~Five Star Spy by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick (5 Stars)

~Fair in War by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick (5 Stars)

Altogether roughly over 3,200 pages! πŸ˜‚

Bible:

~Deuteronomy

~Joshua

~John

~Zepheniah

~Philipians

~Colossians

Blog Posts:

~August 2021, Recap

~Apple Harvest

~October Bullet Journal Set Up


September was an awesome month, and probably my favorite of the year so far. It was so great to see family and friends! I hope you guys had a great month as well!

Love,

Rosy ❀️ 🍁 😘

What did you do in September? Are you excited for Fall? Have you read any of the books I read this month?

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?