It's beginning to look a lot like a Pinterest Christmas...

It's almost Christmas time! We had our first snowfall a few days ago here in Nebraska, and the retail world is in full Christmas swing! so what are you pinning for this season?! Here are some of my top faves!
Source: via Allie on Pinterest

My plan for photo-a-day December...

What are your Christmas pinspirations?!
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5 for Five week 2

A couple Mondays have passed me by before I could figure out my next 5 for Five! But here's where I'm at.
1. Finish listing all of my Goodwill-purchased clothes on eBay. (2/4)
I got SOME of them up- not all of them, but it's a work in process! By the way, check out my new page [[shops]] to see them, as well as my other stores!
2. Make 2 new TPT products and a product for my Etsy store. (1/3)
I did make my new product on etsy {A "Keep Calm and Teach On" Poster with Vintage Children's Book Print Decoupaged Background} but haven't gotten around to the tpt products. Oops!
3. Organize my bedroom armoir. (1/1)
Nice and organized!!
4. Get started reading a new book (1/1)
Blogsville meet...

5. Random Act of Kindness. (1/1)
I was able to complete this one too!!

Alright 6/10!! Not too shabby. Now for this week...

1. Work on 2 TPT products.

2. Get a birthday present from my brother.
collin's birthday is in a couple weeks-and I've completely forgot until today!!

3. Put the rest of my clothing on eBay and SELL SOMETHING!!

4. Go to at least of the corporate prayer meetings at my church.
My church has a prayer room and we have corporate prayer every day 6a, noon, and 6:30p and I went to one a day this summer- so I want to get back to doing it.

5. Write 3 future blog posts this week.
I need to write future posts for when I get too busy to post! I don't want to leave you guys hanging!!

I'd love to hear about your goals for the week! Link up!!

My grandparents are buying my plane ticket to hawaii with them for a week in february!!!! So stoked!!

Don't forget about Cyber Monday plus Tuesday!!
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Cyber Monday plus Tuesday!

I'm joining the online shopping fun! Click the button to head over to my shop for some great deals on Monday and Tuesday!!
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So just FYI this post is going to be random at it's best! Life has been kinda crazy, and I feel like I need to explain, and inform you of some things. But stick with me!
Let's start with this past weekend! It was spectacular! I trekked over to Des Moines, Iowa to visit two of my very best friends, Alicia and Ann. 
at lunch- me, Alicia, Ann
 It was an action-packed weekend! On Sunday, my first day there, Alicia and I went up to Ames, IA with a group of her friends for a fun evening. We started at a coffee shop called Stomping Grounds

I got a delicous chai latte (also, I need a set of mugs like this one- love it).

Then we went to dinner at a restaurant called Hickory Park, but their known for their dessert! TONS of different ice creams- and we both got peppermint! It was yummy!

And finally, we headed to the concert! We saw The Rend Collective Experiment, Audrey Assad, and Tenth Avenue North.

Tenth Avenue North
Audrey Assad
 The next day, Alicia took me to the cutest french bakery, La Mie, for lunch!
And then we spent the day listening to christmas music in her apartment, and baking Pumpkin Chocolate Chip bread- a couple of my favorite things!!
 We met up with Ann for dinner and got sushi!

I was supposed to leave the next morning at 5:30 am- but we wayyy overslept- so my trip was prolonged to that evening! So what else was there to do but head to starbucks!?
first red cup of the season!!
All in all, a fabulous weekend!!
So, I got my schedule for work next week...and I'm working 36 hours!! CRAZY! But that means time to blog will be few and far between. Soooo, I would CrAzY {puffy} heart some guest bloggers! Shoot me an email if you're interested!! I'd love to feature you!!
Amanda at Teaching Maddeness featured me on her blog today! Click the button to hop on over!!!
Alright. That's all I've got today!! Hope you all are loving life!
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Welp...It's Wednesday...

And we all know what that means.
The election is over.
And even though your candidate may have won, or lost, we keep on living another day, and fervently pray for our President, and our country. 
---and that's about as political as you'll ever see me get---
Now for this week's
On the wish list...

Healthy treat...

Can't get enough of these...
And a quote...
Oh! And one last thing! Go take a peek at my newest creation!
Thanks loves!
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5 for Five week 1

Hi there friends! I hope you all had a relaxing and fantastic weekend! I can't believe it's november already! 
Anyways, it's a new week, and this week I'm setting some goals for myself, by linking up to
This is my first week doing so, and I think it's a great idea! (the funny thing is, I started this post last monday and didn't even finish that! LOL) Basically, you set 5 goals for yourself to accomplish in the 5 day work-week. So, here are my 5!
1. Finish listing all of my Goodwill-purchased clothes on eBay.
I started this little project where I pick up name brand clothing from Goodwill, and resell it on eBay for a higher price! I just need to get myself in gear to sell all that I have before I go hunting for more!!
2. Make 2 new TPT products and a product for my Etsy store.
Pretty self-explanatory! Starting out small... :)
3. Organize my bedroom armoir.
EEK! It is sooooo bad in there- it definitely needs some organization!!
4. Get started reading a new book.
I want to educate myself and read! Suggestions are appreciated!!
5. Random Act of Kindness.
Even though I might not be a "missionary" right now in another country, we always should have that kind of an attitude. I want to make it a point to show at least one RAOK this week.

So those are my 5- what're yours?
Okay, do you love nail polish?? Cuz I sure do! A couple bloggers are hosting 
lala Lists
So go sign up! NOW!!



in every way. the past 24 hours. 
CRAZY day at work yesterday. ACED IT for the record.
MAJOR FAIL hair cut yesterday. SO not what i was going for. UGH.
cold weather- how is it THIS cold ALREADY!?
woke up this morning to my dog bombarding my sleeping arrangements on the couch. REALLY?
then I got out my computer, and HELLO- Currently all up and down my blog feed! YIPEE!!

Listening- I can't tell you the last time I've been able to sleep in this long! It was glorious!!
Loving- next weekend I get to head up to Des Moines to spend time with a couple of my best friends! We're going to this concert:
and spending a couple of days with them. SO stoked!
Thinking- working both today and tomorrow + teaching 3 year olds at sunday school tomorrow= busy!
Wanting- I have been reselling clothing items I find at Goodwill on eBay and I need more of them to sell! Grr!
Needing- to update my blog- I love the look, but want it to be cleaner. I still want the world travel/gypsy feeling though! If anyone has any great ideas for CHEAP, let me know!
Music- I LOVE the soundtrack to Pride and Prejudice- no lyrics, just instrumental, and very ethereal. Check it out on Spotify!

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