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TheIlluminatingBox Etsy Shop Review

TheIlluminatingBox Etsy Shop Review

Hey everyone! Today I have another review, and one I’m particularly excited about, because it’s for some of my favorite things – stickers and stationary. ๐Ÿ˜€

TheIlluminatingBox is a fun Etsy shop, full of washi tape, stickers, paper and stationary samples – and most items are under 5 dollars!

Everything came in good time, and in good packaging. The envelopes Susan used for her products are really cute, and I’ll definitely be reusing them in the future!

First off, I received some adorable succulent stickers, which I absolutely love and can’t wait to use! This 50 piece set is only $4.64. Check it out here!!

Look how cute!!!

These craft paper samples are perfect for journaling and scrapbooking. There are all sorts of colors, designs and textures – so much variety. I’m really happy with this set! Check this product out here!

I picked out my favorite pieces, and got them together for a picture. Some of them seem almost too pretty to use!

The last product I received is this sticker sample pack. There were so many stickers, of every style you could ask for, which was a lot of fun! There are some random stickers that I know I’ll probably never use, but it was still worth it for me, because there were also a lot of pretty ones. Here’s the link to this fun sticker set!

Here are my favorite stickers of the whole batch!

She also added a a little thank you note, with a coupon for my next purchase and some extra fun stuff, which I thought was really thoughtful and sweet!

I would rate this shop 5/5 stars, and highly recommend it for all stationary lovers like myself. I’m sure I’ll be ordering more from her as soon as I start running low again! So go ahead check out TheIlluminatingBox, and tell me your favorite item from the shop in the comments below!

I want to thank Susan for allowing me to review her shop! It was an absolute pleasure. ๐Ÿ˜€


Rosy โค๏ธ

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October Bullet Journal Set Up ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ‚


Hey everyone!!

IT’S FALL!!! I’ve been looking forward to autumn for a while, and I’m so excited it’s finally here! Autumn is one of my favorite seasons. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ‚ ๐Ÿ˜„ YAY for fall!!

So of course, my theme for October is… Autumn! ๐Ÿ˜€

The cover page is a lot more complicated than I normally make, but I really love how it turned out!! It’s soo fall-y! XD ๐Ÿ˜€

Next we have a quote made (Which I love!!), and A Line a Day. ๐Ÿ™‚

Habit and Mood Tracker. ๐Ÿ™‚

Sleep Tracker, Bible Reading Tracker and my social tracker. ๐Ÿ™‚

So far I have only a couple of books written down, but don’t worry – the entire page will fill up before long. ๐Ÿ˜ For now, here’s just the corner of the page that I have. XD

And lastly, here’s my daily log, which I think turned out really nice and atumn-y. ๐Ÿ˜„ ๐Ÿ‚

And there we have it! This is one of my favorite set ups I’ve ever done. ๐Ÿ Did I mention I love Autumn? I love coziness, reading books and drinking tea, all the pretty colors… I’m really looking forward to doing all the autumn-y things, and checking off my bucket list (which I hope to post later!)

Anyway, we have a two week trip coming up the day after tomorrow (which I’m SO excited about!), so I have to go continue getting ready. So I won’t be posting for a couple of weeks and my September Recap may be a few days late, but I’ll be back soon, hopefully with some fall posts! ๐Ÿ˜€


Rosy โค๏ธ ๐Ÿ

P.S. Even though this was posted today, I actually wrote it on September 22, at 4:30 PM. XD So when you read this, assuming you read it shortly after being posted, we’ll probably be on our trip and having an amazing time. ๐Ÿ™‚ Consequently, I may not be on the computer to moderate and answer comments, but I will soon. Have a great day!! โค

What’s your favorite season? Do you prefer “Fall” or “Autumn”?

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


Hey everyone!

IT’S SPRING! Yaaaayyy!!!! I’m kinda really excited….. ๐Ÿ˜€ 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. ๐Ÿ™‚

Our peach tree budded, and the flowers are so pretty! I always love photographing them every year. ๐ŸŒธ

I hope you guys enjoyed this photoshoot! I really enjoyed taking the photos. ๐Ÿ˜„ Which photos were your favorites?

Well, bye for now, and YAY FOR SPRING!!! ๐ŸŒ… ๐ŸŒธ ๐Ÿฆ‹ ๐Ÿ’ ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒณ ๐ŸŒท โค๏ธ

~Rosy ๐Ÿ’– ๐ŸŒป

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

Color Aesthetics


Hey guys! Quite a while back, I did a Rainbow Aesthetics post, where I made aesthetics for each color of the rainbow. I thought it would be fun to do the same thing again, but this time, with other colors! ๐Ÿ˜€ Hope you guys enjoy!

Burnt Sienna





Rose Gold




Lemon Yellow

And that’s it! I really enjoyed putting these together! ๐Ÿ˜€ Which ones are your favorites? Mine are Teal and Lemon Yellow. ๐Ÿ˜„ ๐Ÿ’›



P.S. There’s still time to buy a painting, AND be entered into the giveaway! Check this post out for details!

Peach Blossom Photography


A few days ago, our peach tree (finally) blossomed, and I was super excited to photograph them. I’ve been waiting for the tree to blossom so I could take pictures!!! Here are some of my favorites from the shoot. ๐Ÿ™‚

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I love this one!

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Peach Blossoms 5

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I love this bee!! โคย 

Peach Blossoms 4

Peach Blossoms 3

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And that’s it! I love how this photoshoot turned out!! ๐Ÿ˜€ โค

~R โคย 

“…the Lord, Who created the heavens and stretched them out,
Who spread forth the earth and that which comes from it,
Who gives breath to the people on it,
And spirit to those who walk on it:” Isaiah 42:5ย 

Oย Lord, how manifold are Your works!
In wisdom You have made them all.
The earth is full of Yourย possessionsPsalm 104:24



Recent and Not-So-Recent Art

Recent and Not-So-Recent Art

A friend requested that I do a post about my drawings, and I was kind of inspired to actually do it when I saw Amieโ€™s post, here. So, consequently, you are goingย to be forcedย  to get to see some of my recent, and not-so-recent drawings! ๐Ÿ˜€

Weโ€™ll start with my not-so-recent drawings. These were done several years ago, back when we lived in Arizona.


The pilgrims. I think… ๐Ÿ˜‰


A dolphin!


This boy is either praying… or he really does not like whatever is in his bowl.

And then I improved a bit… (These are mostly after we moved to Mexico three years ago.)


This one was supposed to be my dad preaching. It doesnโ€™t really look much like him, lol…


And it was only recently that I got serious about drawing… Here is some of my most recent art. ๐Ÿ™‚


An interesting looking chipmunk


A praying mantis


Some random hand lettering I did. I really want to practice and get better at this!


This was going to be a bald eagle… But it turned out to be a seagull instead, lol!

These last three are all my favorites!!! ๐Ÿ˜€


A ship. (Since you probably couldnโ€™t tell… ๐Ÿ˜› )


I love this one! ๐Ÿ˜€ โคย 

Last, but not least, is my so-far, absolute favorite! Itโ€™s still a WIP though. ๐Ÿ™‚ Iโ€™m really loving how this is turning out! Besides, itโ€™s horses!!! ๐Ÿ˜€



Aaaaand, there you have it!

Have a great rest of the day! (Or if you live in Australia, night!) ๐Ÿ˜€

Rosy ๐Ÿ™‚

Which picture was your favorite? Do you like to draw? Does anyone else dislike the new WordPressย editor? I just canโ€™t figure out these block things! ๐Ÿ˜›ย 

A Condensed version of the Month of April


Hi everyone! April has been busy, fun and… Hmm, what else? Musical!!! My sister Gracie and I made four whole song videos all of which will probably make their way here, one by one eventually. There was several beautiful sunsets, and I tookย tons of silhouettes with my siblings. But those will be in another post by themselves later (cuz there are so many of them, lol!)


A few of the sunsets



And even a sunrise!!! (I donโ€™t usually get to take pics of those. You can probably guess why!๐Ÿ˜›)

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I decided to post just one of the silhouettes on the post. I just grabbed a few of my siblings, and shot them real quick. (With the camera, of course! ๐Ÿ˜€)


The moon


Aww! Little sister, Susy.



My absolutely adorable brother Philip!


And this is one of my favorite pictures of James. Isnโ€™t he so, so cute?


Some pictures from my sister Gracieโ€™s photoshoot that I did for her.


My Dad, preaching.


Me, playing around with iMovie… ๐Ÿ˜‚

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My younger sisters, Gracie (13), Lizzie (10), and I, singing at a Mennonite church while Dad plays the guitar.

Well, thatโ€™s about it for this month. We also have a stray kitten that our dog Velvet brought in from somewhere. My siblings are having a blast taking care of it.

Oh, and also, I made a video for family camp! I didn’t get it done until just now, so thatโ€™s why I didn’t post it her until now. Here it is!


Well, until next time!




A Condensed version of the Month of February

A Condensed version of the Month of February

Hi everybody! Can you believe itโ€™s already March?! I mean, we just celebrated New Years! Even though itโ€™s a bit late, here is a simple overview of some of what went on in the Marr family household this last month.


Well, probably the main event of this month was the hot dog and Marshmallow roast we did at church a few weeks ago. This is the second time we have done it, but last time, it was to dark to get good pictures. I did this time though, thankfully.






Lucia accidentally set her marshmallow on fire, causing many laughs.

The food table, before and after the roast. It was impossible to keep clean!


The food was good, though!

And so were the marshmallows!


The younger kids played and rode bikes.

And, if you have been following my blog, you probably know about our trip to El Paso.



Pictures with my little sister, Susy.

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And a picture with my friends Karen and Jacqueline.

Rosy and Gracie

Gracie and I matched clothes for a Sunday.

Rosy and Philip

Aww! Picture with Philip.

Playing soccer after church.


Andy was the goalie. The ball wasnโ€™t coming, so he decided to rest a bit…


Then, he had a brilliant idea! However, the other team wasnโ€™t too enthusiastic…


Well, thatโ€™s about all of the important stuff.

What did you do during the month of February? Are you excited about March?



First Snow



We had our first snow a few days ago. It was actually the most snow weโ€™ve had during our time in Mexico. Itโ€™s also been a lot colder. A couple afternoons ago, it was down to 22 degrees! And it gets even colder at night.

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Catching snowflakes

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Our baby snowman. This was before their was very much snow.

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Andy throwing a snowball – at me!

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Isnโ€™t Julius beautiful with the snow in the background?

The Icicles hanging from our roof.

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My friend, Karen, and I.


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Beautiful? Thank you Lord!


If any of you have noticed, I havenโ€™t posted anything in quite a while! Well, I hope to start back up again. But donโ€™t expect anything too often!

Until next time,

Rosy J. Marr

The Evolution of a Picture…


Hahaha! My Dad thought of that name…๐Ÿ˜œ

Today, I was playing around with the photo editor… I found out that you can make a picture look like… well… lots of things!!!

I started out with this picture that I took of the sunset, like forever ago. Here is the original.

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Here are some funny versions of the same photo.

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This one is pretty cool, huh!

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This one had a setting called โ€œTie-dyeโ€.

If you donโ€™t know what Tie- dye is, its where you tie cloth into knots, dip it in dye and when it dries, you untie it. ย Its actually pretty cool!ย 

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Hahaha! Well, thats all for today! I would love to hear from you in the comments below!

Until next time!

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