Saturday, May 11, 2013

Doing Hard Things

You can do hard things....

Yes You! You can, I know you can! You may ask yourself what does this girl know?! Who is she to tell me I can do hard things....who is she to say that when she has no idea what I am going through!

Okay, I will admit I don't know exactly what you are going through.

But I do know who you are.  And that my beautiful friend is a daughter of God.  You are divine.  You are amazing, unique and have talents that He has blessed you with.  He trusts you to handle the trials before you.

I did something this morning. and it was H.A.R.D. I mean hard. I was brave and I did something I thought I couldn't do.  But I am glad and it is a sign that I am stronger, and that I am becoming more whole.

I called my Uncle to help give me that last little shove.  And I am grateful for his support and love.  I bet you have someone in your life that could be that cheerleader for you.  Call them. And then go and do that hard thing.  You. Can.

I send my love and encouragement to you and I leave you with one of my favorite quotes from Mother Teresa.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A Project

Tonight, I started a project, one that will be amazing.

I am excited for the day that I get to reveal it to the person that it is intended for.

It is bliss and love and the whisperings of my soul.

And I wanted to share with you all.



Monday, March 25, 2013

A Moment

Okay, so here it is... a moment of self reflection.

A moment when I realize this deep desire of me to be or to do or to have accomplished is taking away from my happiness.

I expect a lot of myself. Mostly to the point of self degradation.

I don't want to do that to myself.

So tonight I am taking a step back, I will continue to work at my goals, but not have this expectation of where I should be or what that should look like.... especially financially.

I hope I can be brave and trust....

Trust in the Lord's timing, trust my heart, trust that I know deep down inside what is best.

Wish me luck and love on this journey.

Snuggle Bunny

Hello online world! it's been awhile since we last chatted.

I need a cuddle. Like a good ol' fashion cuddle sesh.  

I am feeling deprived here. Does anyone out there care?  Can you please send one one good looking, wonderful smelling young man, to hold me.

Who knew I was such a cuddly bunny?!

Anyways, that was mostly all I really need to say.  I guess I am feeling deprived in the physical contact realm.  That might be dangerous....

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Birthday Wishes

Craving these pretties for my's coming up here real quick! The Big 3-0! so far I am excited!

aldo wonser boots, instax camera, mac honey love lipstick, lulu pull me over hoodie and vinyasa scarf.


adding to the ever growing wish list

Frame(want in all sizes for a gallery wall) and storage unit from ikea..

these lovely minnetoka boots.

And a globe like the one nadine made....*cough, cough

Wednesday, June 13, 2012


Today is the day where I contemplate.


my life right now
my future goals
my goals for the business

Well friends I am looking for feedback....encouragement, thoughts, your struggles right now etc.

Friday, May 18, 2012

One Year Ago Today.

One Year ago my sweet beloved cousin took her own life.

This morning I took a big bouquet of lilacs over to her parents.  They didn't answer the door, and I am not surprised.... I can only imagine how much they are hurting today, grieving for the loss of their only child.

Today however I am not as grief stricken as I thought I would be.  Do I miss her more than words? bet.  But a greater comfort to me is knowing that she is no longer suffering in this life, that maybe, just maybe she is rejoicing with her family in the next.  I hope I have made her proud.  The biggest reason that I believe that I am not so torn apart is that now I can go to the temple and be baptized by proxy for her.  I am so excited to do this and feel that this is exactly what she would have me do.

So here's to my sweet Jenny girl...

I la la la love you. Miss you so very MUCH! But I hope you are happy, and most of all I hope I can make you proud.

All my love, today and forever,
Your kissin' Cousin,