12 Things | March 2018

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It has been a while since I have posted on here. I know I said this in the most recent post but I seriously just blinked and now it’s March. I think 12 Things post is a great way of updating my readers and I love doing them so here we are! 🙂

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Historic Hometown Adventure

Hi all! I’m back! I have no idea where the past couple of months went. I feel like I blinked and 3 months just flew by.

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Sign

I finally have the chance to edit pictures of my trip to the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site over winter break with my best friend. The site is extremely close to where we grew up, yet, this was our first trip here.

Fort Vancouver Outside

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Goodbye, 2017

Goodbye, 2017

Can you believe 2017 is gone? Wow…what a year! It was one of the roughest years I have had, but in return, there are so many things I did that I have never done before. I was looking through my old pictures and decided to write a post about my favorite things that happened this year. There was so many to choose from. I think I started with a list of 20–I have narrowed it down to 12 though 🙂 Continue reading “Goodbye, 2017”

Gift Guide for Him

Gift Guide for Him numbered

Thanksgiving is over! It is finally appropriate to play Christmas music, put up Christmas decorations, and watching Christmas movies. Don’t get me wrong–I like Christmas, but in appropriate quantities, and playing Christmas music too early is not it. I think I was traumatized in my school years when I would practice Christmas music from October, every day for an hour for 2 months…

Anyways, moving away from my Christmas rant, there are some people in life that are a bit on the difficult side to shop for or you just need a little of inspiration to find the perfect gift for them. I find gift guides so helpful so I will be posting a gift guide every weekend now to Christmas. I have decided to start off with gifts for him. When I was looking for gifts, I was thinking of boyfriend gifts but these can really be given to any male in your life (brother, friend, dad, grandpa). Oh, and I already got a gift for my boyfriend. I didn’t include it in the guide so hey love no spoilers haha.

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Faux Mermaid Braid

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I love doing hair. I cut my hair short a couple of years ago and now it is finally long enough where I can do fun braids again. I recently did a braid I haven’t done in a while, the mermaid braid. I remember when my friend did the braid when I was in middle school and I was in awe of how she did it.

The mermaid braid is two normal 3-strand braids combined into one, usually held together by bobby pins. I have learned an easier way that doesn’t involve pesty pins and the constant fear of them coming out (because I don’t really know how to use bobby pins like I should).

faux mermaid braid

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Making a Difference on Earth

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Last weekend, I volunteered at a local tree planting event. Many people helped plant trees, some taught others how to plant trees, while others ran the booths. I took pictures of the event 🙂

I had loads of fun! It was the first time I have been to a big planting event and the first time I have ever photographed an event. It was a pretty exciting day. It felt good to give back to the Earth and the community.

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