Monday, 7 April 2014

Recuperating

^ some weekend snaps ^

inspired by bridget

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making: use of my leftover data from last month
cooking: nothing. when do i ever cook?
drinking: coffee, always coffee.
reading: huffington post - apparently Obama isn't allowed to take selfies anymore. Sad

wanting: a place of my own, white walls and all.
looking: for 
a new laptop with a better display. I have a feeling the colours i see on my blog are totally different to what you all see. mac or pc? you tell me.
playing: no scrubs by tlc. this be my jam
wasting: time dreaming of a little house + wee ones -- always (stolen of bridget because it is so true)
sewing: buttons back onto everything before winter approaches
wishing: that stephen will have a better week than last week
enjoying: the cool winter breeze that has settled into my days 
waiting: for work to be over so i can go home and watch GOT season 4
liking: my clean bedroom. my clothes finally have a home once more
wondering: where this year will take me. there are so many options, so many roads.
loving: raisin toast with cinnamon (a wonderful suggestion from my best friend)
hoping: for things to be more clearer. my sight is blurry (metaphorically)
marveling: at iceland's scenic wonders. i need to go there. someone please take me
needing: more time. 
smelling: the remnants of the raisin toast i had for breakfast
wearing: new boots (seen above)
following: the path my Lord takes me
noticing: the shift in the seasons

trying: new lightroom presets courtesy of ABM. Photos above were edited with them and you can get them yourself here.
knowing: what i want to do and where i want to be in 5 years (such a wonderful thought)
thinking: i need to simplify my life a little lot more
bookmarking: this image. need a little more creativity in my life. also this.
opening: more and more tabs to keep me distracted
giggling: at myself as i scroll through old school photos. what was i thinking?
feeling: better.

29 comments:

  1. very interesting photos, i like the ones of your cute boots. "needing more time" don't we all? i've been feeling that way as well. time has been flying and i feel like i never have enough hours in the day between bible studies, work, school and taking care of my marriage

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    1. I pray time is found with you. I feel like it gets harder as we get older. Not looking forward to balancing my life in 10-20 years time. I have a lot of lessons to learn.

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  2. Love the pictures, as usual. The last one is my favourite, such a cool focus!
    I got very confused for a bit wondering why you were preparing for winter then remembered you're in Australia, so our seasons are flipped! Such a weird thing about this planet.
    I hope you receive the simplicity and clarity you're hoping for. I think winter kind of forces that upon us because theres more time to snuggle inside and reflect when the weather isn't fun to be up and about in. :)

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    1. Oh thans leli for your lovely comment. You are always so beautiful.

      It is so strange that its spring where you are. Send us over some of that heat!

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  3. Oh my, the last picture! Isn't that creative, haha.

    Love the post idea. I may or may not have been inspired!

    Naturally Jes

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  4. as always lovely photos my dear! also ohmyfreakingosh no scrubs in my absolute favorite (next to gold digger.) i know, i'm sorry world.

    also, mac for surest of sure! editing photos on a pc is waaayy harder than a mac. mac's are built for the creative person. and having had both, i am a mac girl all the way.

    xoxo

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    1. Well guess what, I think I am going Mac on Saturday! So excited :-)

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  5. These photos are incredible! I've been daydreaming about having a home of my own lately too. Goodness! :)

    I don't know about the colors, but I'm on a Mac and they are beautifully vibrant.

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  6. You're such a great photographer.
    I'm new at this blogging thing but enjoy reading your posts.
    I hope you find a way to simplify life, and if you do, please share! :)

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  7. Raisin toast with cinnamon...I want some too! What a lovely post idea, one that I would love to borrow one day.

    PS: Thank you thank you again for coming over on Saturday. It was such a pleasure to meet you and Stephen in person

    PSS: Yes I need to get myself to Iceland too! On my bucket list, but mght have to wait til Alex is 18. lol

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    1. Let's go to Iceland together and leave our men at home ;)

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  8. I'm always wasting too much time day dreaming (and pinning too ;) ) of little ones and little houses. One day :)

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  9. Gorgeous frames and lovely list. <3

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  10. Oooh Sam I like this a lot :) I might steal it :P

    Love the photo of Stephen!

    x

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  11. What's up with Obama and the media making a hissy fit over his selfies anyway? It's so sad it's hysterical. following: the path my Lord takes me - spot on. :) You have new follower on GFC, bloglovin and insta now!

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    1. Yeh it is a bit absurd isn't it? Its strange what the media says is newsworthy and what isn't.

      Thanks for following lovely. Its nice to have fellow Christ-followers on here x

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  12. I love reading these posts and your's was awesome. I think you've inspired me to do my own!! Definitely will in the next few days when I have a free moment... :) Have a good day!! xx

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    1. I'm looking forward to reading it when you post it! Let me know when you do x

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  13. I just now realized that ABM is selling presets. So cool! I love the folk set. I'm gonna be purchasing that soon!

    Your pictures are so dreamy. :)

    Also, YES to always to dreaming of a new house and babies. *sigh*

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  14. the presets are pretty neat! and i am dreaming of iceland as well. i've seen pictures of it recently and didn't realize how breathtaking it was.

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  15. I just found your blog and I love it! Amazing photographs, very whimsical!
    Keep up the amazing work <3
    -Megan

    www.glitterandglasses.com

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  16. stunning photos! i love the first one the most :)
    http://saltskinned.blogspot.com.au

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  17. Love this post! It inspired me to make my own version.
    Feel free to check it out :)
    www.sendingyoupostcards.wordpress.com

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  18. I love this post. I might have to make my own list. I like how you said, "the cool winter breeze that has settled into my days." It's so poetic!

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  19. Oh, and about the clean clothes finally finding a home? I think we must be long-lost sisters. I'm embarrassed at how long I go before I put away my clothes. And then when I do, I marvel at how uncluttered my bedroom is.

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    1. I am the exact same. My room is a mess again :( I dont know how it manages to keep happening. I need some help I think

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