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James’ Birthday!!!

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Yesterday was my brother, James’, 4th birthday! ๐Ÿ˜€

He is such a precious boy, and I love him so much!! โค 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! ๐Ÿ˜‹

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Smile!! XD

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For his birthday,ย  I made a piรฑata, and he helped me paint it. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ˜

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Putting up the piรฑata

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I love this picture! โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’–

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Philip, ferociously attacking the piรฑata! ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜‚

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Piรฑata hat XD (LOVE THIS KID!)ย 

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We had an awesome time! ๐Ÿ˜€

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JAMES!๐Ÿ’–

~Rosy

P.S. Comment below if you think James is one of the cutest kids you’ve ever seen. ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ

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! ๐Ÿ˜€ย 

 

I Cut my Own Bangs!!!

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I Cut my Own Bangs!!!

Hey guys!! ๐Ÿ˜€

A couple weeks ago, I really wanted something different with my hair…. So I decided to do something I’ve been wanting to do for a while – but have been kind of scared to. Cut my own bangs! Watch the video below, to see how it went! ๐Ÿ˜€

 

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Before and After

 

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~Rosy โคย 

Do you have bangs? Would you ever cut your own? ๐Ÿ™‚ย 

March Recap

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March was a long month… A lot of crazy stuff happened, as I’m sure you know! ๐Ÿ˜‰ 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…ย  XD

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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! ๐Ÿ˜€ย 

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My lil’ buddy โค โค โคย 

James can do more pushups than I can, lol XDย 

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

 

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Mom had her 40th birthday this month! ๐Ÿ˜€

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

I have also been doing a lot of art lately, and started learning to draw people, which has been lots of fun! ๐Ÿ˜€

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I drew this picture of my friend, Kyra! ๐Ÿ˜€

I also painted my sketchbook cover, and even though it could be better, I love how it turned out! ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ˜€

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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. ๐Ÿ™‚ Here is our church picture (minus a couple families). ๐Ÿ˜‰

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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. ๐Ÿ˜€

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!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

~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? ๐Ÿ™‚ย 

 

A Monday in the Life of Me

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A Monday in the Life of Me

Hey guys! ๐Ÿ˜€ย 

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. ๐Ÿ™‚

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. ๐Ÿ™‚

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At 7:45ย We start eating breakfast (Eggs and leftover pancakes), and at 8:00 I go to pick up our maid, Lucia, and her daughter.ย  (They come twice a week.) ๐Ÿ™‚

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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! ๐Ÿ™‚

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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) ๐Ÿ™‚

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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. ๐Ÿ™‚

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3:30: *Starts to make cinnamon rolls*ย  *Aaaand we don’t have yeast* XD So I sit down to read for a while instead. ๐Ÿ™‚

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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!!!!! ๐Ÿ˜€ย 

5:00: We eat popcorn and cheese for supper while watching a movie. (We watched Drive Thru History) ๐Ÿ™‚

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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!) ๐Ÿ™‚

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8:15: I am now sitting here at the computer, writing this post…. ๐Ÿ™‚

Welp, I guess that brings an end to my Monday. Its been a great day! Thanks for joining me!!! ๐Ÿ˜€

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In Christ,

Rosy โคย 

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

 

 

 

 

Thank you! + Trip to Arizona

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Thank you! + Trip to Arizona

Hey everyone! ๐Ÿ™‚ย 

First off, I want to thank everyone who bought a painting from me. Every single one of your purchases made me so happy, so THANK YOU so much!!! ๐Ÿ˜€


Yesterday we got home from a 5 days trip to Arizona (!!!) for our friend’s wedding. (We were only there two days – the rest was driving, lol.) XD The wedding was awesome, and it was also great to see friends. ๐Ÿ™‚ โค

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Group games are the best -, especially with awesome friends! ๐Ÿ˜€ โคย 

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It was an awesome trip, even though we ended getting sick and having to leave a day early. (That was definitely pretty very sad.) ๐Ÿ˜ฆย  But I am very grateful that we got to go! ๐Ÿ™‚ โค

In Christ,

Rosy โคย 

 

Our Trip to Coahuila

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*Note: Don’t read, unless you love pictures. There’s gonna be a lot on this post!*

On Monday, December 23, my family bundled up in the cold to drive to my grandparent’s house, in Coahuila, Mexico. We stopped for lunch in Torreon, Coahuila at a restaurant called Pizzaria La Sierra.

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Lizzie and I both drew Dad’s portrait on napkins while we were waiting for the food… XD Neither of them look anything like Dad, but at least mine was more realistic, lol!!

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We got to Grandpa and Grandma’s house that night. And we had a lot of fun at their house for the next four days! I have a LOT of pictures…. but I’ll try to limit this post to only my favorites… ๐Ÿ™‚

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The mountains there are so beautiful. โค No picture could truly do them justice!

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Making Tamales ๐Ÿ˜€

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Mom, and her mom. โค

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My beautiful Grandma โค

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My brother Philip, Aunt Abigail and I โค

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Mom, and her Dad playing Backgammon<3

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On a walk

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My Uncle Benjamin and I

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My Uncle Timothy and I

We got some good pictures with all the family. My uncle Timothy did an amazing job with them!!

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I LOVE this picture!!!

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All of us with Grandpa and Grandma โค

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Us with Uncle Benjamin โค

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Us with Aunt Anna โค

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All the redheads!!! (I love this picture!) โค

On the last day of our stay, some good friends of ours came up to visit. We had an awesome time with them!!!!!! ๐Ÿ˜€ โค

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I love these people!!!! โค

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My uncle, and friend Valeria

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Three crazy people. xD โค

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Love this picture!! โค

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Benjamin, and two Andys. โค

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โค My Grandpa and I!! โค

That was a lot of pictures. But it took a lot of self-control not to post them all!! XD ;P

We got home on Saturday, December 28. I was glad to be home, even though I totally would have stayed a few more days. XD (Or weeks?!?!) It was an awesome trip!!!

(Note: Thanks to Timothy, Benjamin, Sinead, and Valeria for letting me use some of their pictures!! love you guys!!!) ๐Ÿ˜€ โคย 

~Rosy

P.S. It finally snowed today! (Cuz if it’s gonna be cold, it might as well snow, lol…) XD

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What I’ve Been Doing Lately :)

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Hey guys!! Here is an update of what’s been going on in my life. ๐Ÿ˜€

Lately, I have…..

Read

It’s a Jungle out There by Ron Snell

The Unexpected Journey by Douglas Bond

The Lost Art of True Beauty by Lesly Ludy

Deliver the Ransom Alone by Verda Glick

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Watched

Polycarp

It’s a Wonderful Life

Flywheel

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Listened to

Oh Come, Oh Come Emanual – Peter Hollens. my favorite version of this song!!!!

Big Enough – Happy Goodmans. My family has been singing this song forever, and I finally found it on Youtube!!!

Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me – City Alight. I love this song!

The Unbelievable – Sovereign Grace.ย  โค

And more….. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Other

~I got to see several of my friends recently, which was fun!!! ๐Ÿ˜€

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~AND LOOK AT THIS SHIRT I GOT! I love it, lol! XD (The top word is “Redheads” btw. ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

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~Also, as I said in an earlier post, I have been getting into painting. I’ve been enjoying it very much!!

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~The weather has been getting a lot colder lately. This morning, the goat’s water had frozen several inches thick.

 

Other things that have been keeping me busy…

~Marshmallow making!

~Photography

~School

~Making song videos with my siblings

~Practicing singing with my sisters

~Playing guitar and piano

~Listening to music

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~This week we will be getting ready to go to my grandparent’s house (they live in another state in Mexico, about 11 or 12 hours from us) for Christmas. We are very much looking forward to that!!! If I end up getting any good pictures, I will hopefully be posting them here sometime. ๐Ÿ™‚

I hope you enjoyed this packed post!! XD

In Christ,

Rosy ๐Ÿ™‚ โคย 

 

 

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

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

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!ย  I hope everyone had a wonderful (and thankful) day. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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
  • Foodย 
  • 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! ๐Ÿ˜€

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The little guys… Aren’t they cute?! โค

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! ๐Ÿ™‚ โค

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~Rosy

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

Happy Autumn!

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Happy Autumn!

Yes, it’s been Autumn for three days, and no, I haven’t gotten around to posting about it until just now… Oh well! XD

But anyway, as I was saying… It’s Fall. Like, wow. Where did Summer go? (Who else feels like it just started?!) *Raises hand*

It’s been raining (And thundering, and lightening!) quite a bit lately, which is amazing. *Happy sigh* Especially at night. It’s awesome going to sleep with the sound of thunder all around… (Not to mention that at night you don’t have to worry about the electricity going out…. lol.)

So yeah, it’s Fall. ๐Ÿ™‚ And I hope y’all have been enjoying it as much as I have!

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Have a great Autumn everyone!! ๐Ÿ˜€

_Rosy

Life Update!

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It’s been a while since I’ve done an update on our life, so I decided it was time for one. ๐Ÿ™‚ Quite a bit has happened the last several months. And a lot of good things, and a lot of hard things too. But God has been faithful through it all. ๐Ÿ™‚ โค

So… One cool/happy thing going on right now, is that our friend, Maggie Cyr, came all the way from Arizona to stay with us for about a month! We are very much enjoying our time with her. ๐Ÿ™‚

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It has been a big blessing having her, and we’ve had a lot of fun with her! ๐Ÿ™‚ย  โค

The weather has been amazing where we live in Mexico. Lots of rain, clouds, thunder…. It’s all awesome! (Except for the fact the electricity pretty much always goes out every time it rains… Which is about every day during these months… XD )

I went on a nature walk with my camera the other day. ๐Ÿ™‚ Summer is amazing for photography. (I’m so sad it’s almost over. 4 more days!!!! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ )

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Down the road from our house ๐Ÿ™‚

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The greenness!!!!! โค

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I sat down by some bushes and flowers to wait for something to photograph…

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Found something, lol!

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I went with Dad up to the mountains where he preaches every other Saturday. ๐Ÿ™‚

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My friend, Karen, and I. ๐Ÿ™‚ โค

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Karen and I again. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Mom reading to some of the kids. (Susy’s face, lol! XD )

Other than that, I have…

Played lots of guitar and piano…

Read lots of books, including The Hiding Place, and several books by Elisabeth Elliot…

Played piano at church for the first time – that was very fun!

Watched The Widow’s Might with Maggie…

Sang a lot with Maggie, Gracie and Lizzie… ๐Ÿ˜€

And lots more… ๐Ÿ˜‰

oh, and one more thing that’s happening right now, is that we are finally replacing our bookshelf. It was FALLING. APART. Literally. Like, I can’t tell you how any time we nailed those shelves up when they fell a few times a week… XD So yeah, we are very happy (to say the least!) about the new ones. I won’t go into how hard it was to actually get the bookshelf standing upright because it was slightly too tall, and our ceiling is shorter in some spots, and higher in others… Lol! XD Oh, and we currently have books stacked all over the living room still… XD

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The new bookshelf. ๐Ÿ™‚ We haven’t finished putting the books back on the shelves, lol!

So yeah, that’s a bit of what’s been going on lately. ๐Ÿ™‚ (That was a lot of pictures, lol)

I wanted to end this post with this quote my grandma sent me. ๐Ÿ™‚ โค

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_Rosy