New York City

A few weeks ago I went on a business trip to New York. It was my very first time and I absolutely adored the city. On Friday we arrived and spent the afternoon walking around the city and visiting our sister locations. Saturday and Sunday were all day training sessions. Basically three days of hardcore exercise and non-stop shutter action. Here are a ton of pictures from all over the city!

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Project Life

Very excited to be able to start Project Life next week. I’ve decided that instead of being six months behind I’ll just start it on the 10th of June. It will document all of my summer camp adventures and continue on into the school year. If you don’t know what Project Life is you can check it out here. I love the Midnight Edition which is the one that I am ordering on Monday! So while I wait for my beautiful album to arrive I will take pictures and make sure to document pretty much everything (at least the cool stuff). I can’t wait!

we want more!

Flowers that is. Well maybe you don’t, but my plants are blooming because it’s Spring! Yay Spring. On that note here are a few more pictures of my lovely flowers!





Last week I purchased a few small cacti plants and I stopped and bought a few small plants yesterday. I’m hoping to fill my room with beautiful plants to liven up the place a little and help it feel more cozy. I can’t paint the room and that makes it pretty tough to make the space mine with it’s current nursery theme. That’s how it was when I moved in. So. By controlling other elements in the room I might be able to beat that adorable boarder with it’s elephants, giraffes, and turtles. Well, maybe.






so in love

I absolutely adore these little thumbtacks from Target. So. Cute. I thought that I would hop on here and share a few of my little scrap/journaling treasures. I like to use tons of embellishments and texture. It makes the page more fun!

See that whale tape dispenser? Yeah I know. So cool looking. ; )







one blood

I donated blood today! Apparently I have tricky, rolling veins. Oh the joy. But in the end it’s so worth it. I even got a cool (actually cool) t-shirt. And found that my blood is O positive. It only took twenty years. The over all experience was pretty good.



hello friday

It has been a beautiful, rainy, crafting kind of Friday. Between catching up on all of those 90′s tv shows, going to get some BBQ, and working on my One Little Word album I am beat. ; )

Just kidding. But it does feels like I’ve done a lot of work even though there’s not too much to share.

Here’s the cover of my OLW (One Little Word) album. Very simple and vintage looking.


And here are a few pages and embellishments that I’ve been favoring lately.






And how could I forget pictures from lunch!





The strawberry lemonade was amazing and the chicken was so good that I forgot to take a picture!

this & that

This past weekend was pretty relaxed. I bought a lovely album for my One Little Word project. I’ll be sharing more on that in the next few days. And got a surprise mani and pedi. Oh. SO. Lovely. Not too many pictures but I thought that I would share a random one from my millions of snapshots. We’ll see about a more meaty post this evening or tomorrow! ; )

This is a lovely office window in Ybor. I absolutely adore this building. Hence the many shots of the same window that riddle both my film and dSLR and my iPhone.


Weekend Update: Part 2

And here are all of the pictures (well, the good ones) from my Canon. Mostly of the road up to Jacksonville, beach shots, and other amazing things that I felt were cool enough to capture. They kinda jump all over the place, but they’re still fun! ; )


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Weekend Update: Part 1

This past weekend we went up to Jacksonville for a Krav Maga seminar. Yeah, I know. We’re cool.  It wasn’t as intense as that certification had been, but it definitely kicked my but. I’ve got a ton of pictures from the drive up and not so many of the seminar. Oh well. But I can show you some pictures of when I went to the hotel pool (for about 30 minutes due to the fact that the water was freezing!), stopped at the beach for all of five seconds (BOO!), and then did a ton of driving. Below are the pictures from my iPhone and I’ll post again with the pictures from my dSLR.


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