pretty vintage mug. a fun garage sale find for only a quarter.
Or tea, juice, pop, water, whatever you choose.
I've had a lot on my mind and heart lately. I'm honestly not even sure if I'll publish this, but we'll see where it goes. :)
I've been tired. Busy. Overwhelmed with things to do and thoughts running through my mind.
We're still looking for a house.
And looking for temporary housing until we find a house.
Slowly packing up our apartment so that we're not slammed with it at the last minute. I honestly never would have thought we'd only be here a year.
Lots of birthdays coming up which means lots of craft projects.
Also starting to work on Christmas gifts.
And baby #2's blanket.
But those are really just the surface level things of life.
So much more is stirring in my heart.
I'm beginning to question where I should go with this blog. For a while, I thought it could become a good avenue to make some money through possible sponsorship and promoting my etsy shop. But a "good" blog that people are interested in and want to read requires a lot of work. Constantly thinking of new posts and new topics, but still trying to stay true to myself. Trying to be present in the moments of life without thinking of the phrase I'll use on the blog to describe it.
But then I love the aspect of just sharing snippets of life with my family and friends. I want to post pictures of my life that maybe no one else cares about except grandparents. Like when I got my new lens and my brother wanted to see a few snapshots. That post was simply for him. Yet somehow it is in the top ten most viewed posts on the blog.
So I'm a bit conflicted with where I'm going. Where we're going. I don't want to miss it. I have had SO many people saying to me lately how quickly kids grow up. Please, I know. Wasn't it just months ago that I gave birth to my first child? Oh wait, nope that was OVER a year ago, and now I'm months away from meeting our second child.
I get it. Life speeds by. I just don't want to miss these moments. I want to be fully present for my daughter and my family. I want to absolutely pour into her, into my husband. I want our home to be full of Jesus, and HIS love, and HIS joy, and HIS peace.
I know this post probably seems so incredibly random and jumbled and might not make a lick of sense to anyone. And maybe that's because I haven't quite sorted it out yet. But isn't that what life's journey is about? Learning and growing. Making some mistakes but picking ourselves up, brushing off, and continuing the journey.
Whew. If you made it this far, major props to you. Go grab yourself a cookie. :)
I'll be back later. Most likely sharing pictures of Molly's first time eating yogurt by herself. With a spoon. :)