The sweetest friend in all the world gifted these glorious Clarks to me a few weeks ago, and I am not going to lie: at least once I've planned to leave the house just so I can wear them out.
link it up with the Pleated Poppy for fun. Oh thrifting, my long lost love how I miss having you be a weekly part of my life:
sweater vest: thrifted
white tee: Gap
(Can someone please just tell me HOW to get picasa to stop making all my pictures look like I took them with my phone? They do not look horrid when I put them on my computer, is the answer to stop using stupid, awful, dumb picasa? Sorry, obviously picasa is NOT one of my favorites. Help would be mucho appreciated!)
And on to 2, 3, and 4, which have absolute nothing to do with my shoes or my thrift store clothing, except that they afford me the time to take pictures of my shoes:
I really love these little videos. They are pretty much an exact telling of the Beatrix Potter stories and are so quiet and peaceful-- the exact opposite of every other video we own. I try to push them being viewed over everything else because even when the dogs eat all of Jemima Puddle Duck 's eggs things are oddly calm and peaceful.
Peter Pan one for Naomi's birthday to stick with the pirate ship themed cake that she already has picked out (her birthday is not until late March). They are only 25 minutes long and have 2 songs from the featured movie and then a mix of songs from other Disney movies.We only own those that have movie from the Beauty and the Beast era and older, because I am weirdly very anti newer Disney movies for no good reason at all.
And lastly but not at all least:
5: My sweet friend from college, Allison, wrote this wonderful post along with her exciting announcement and anyone who has struggled with openness to life should most definitely give it a read. It is really beautiful.
I went home to take a pregnancy test that turned out positive. And this time around, although I am still scared of how it will all work out, I am thankful. Thankful that God has believed in me enough to grant me the opportunity to raise some saints. Thankful that so far I have two beautiful, healthy children and an amazing, supportive husband. Thankful that I am making peace with this exhausting, diaper-filled way of life with 3 kids under the age of 4.
And thankful because I am starting to fully realize my purpose in this life: to raise saints and help my husband get to Heaven. In this, my vocation, there is peace.
And there is more where that come from!