I’m Back (again) and The Fall Tag

Happy October everyone! I hope you’re enjoying the cooler fall weather! I am. I went pumpkin picking with my friends the other day which really got us all into the fall mood. :)

It’s good to be back to blogging. I took an unannounced and unexpected break for a couple of months. There was so much going on and I wasn’t sure how to include my blog in that. While I am sorry for being gone for so long, the break helped me to get a better picture of what I want my blog to be like. With that, little explanation aside, here’s the Fall Tag.

Many many thanks to Lydia from Lydia, A Dancer For The King, for tagging me! Be sure to check out her blog here and her version of the tag here.

The Rules

  • Put the tag badge and rules in your post.
  • Answer the 10 fall-related question.
  • Tag at least 5 other bloggers to join in the fun!

The Questions

Tag! You’re It!

I’m going to tag anyone who loves fall! Have fun with this tag!

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21 Day Self Portrait Project Days 11-15

Hello, everyone! I’m back with the next five days of my 21 Day Self Portrait Project. I really appreciate all of your wonderful comments and encouragement! Thank you all so much! :) Enjoy the results from days 11-15.

Day 11

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My mom is one of the sweetest, kindest, most hard-working people that I know. She has always been there for me when I needed it and takes time out of her day to do things for me. One thing that I learned from her is that tea makes everything better.

“The best thing for a purple day is a nice cup of tea.”      – Mom-

Day 12

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I have always liked photography but I found that my pictures weren’t that great. So I decided to take a photography class. My teacher challenged our class to participate in the 21-day self-portrait photography project. Through this project, I challenged myself to take better photos. I have seen myself grow as a photographer so I thank my wonderful teacher for helping me grow.

Day 13

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I get excited when fall starts rolling around; it’s my favorite season! But it’s also a stressful season with school and exams and performances. Life gets crazy and I get stressed. But I have hope because I have a God who will stand with me and help me to keep going.

“He will keep you strong to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

– 1 Corinthians 1:8 –

Day 14

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When I was in elementary school, I was introduced to different clubs on club day. The one club that really stood out to me was the art club. The teacher for that was really fun and had crazy hair and an even crazier nickname. And I really wanted to be in the club but my family didn’t have a car so I didn’t have a way home from school after the Art Club.

My teachers were awesome and all wanted my sisters and me to get the chance to be in the club so they took it upon themselves to take us home from clubs every day. Sometimes they would even take us out to dinner at their own expense.

Without these teachers making sacrifices for us, I wouldn’t have been able to grow my love for art. I am forever grateful to them for being so kind and generous.Since elementary school, I have grown a lot in my art abilities. This year, I was inducted into the National Art Honor Society!

Day 15

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Some of my favorite books are the Gallagher Girl series. These series have encouraged me to write and keep writing. It was through this series that I really started to get excited about writing.  Ally Carter is my role model and dream author.


I hope you liked the pictures from these five days! Have a great day! Merry (almost) Christmas! :)

signi

Reblogged: Fall Giveaway

Hey, everyone! I just wanted to let you know that Aria from Purrfectly Inspired is hosting a fall giveaway! Find out more about it here.

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Today I am very excited to announce something that I think y’all have been waiting for!

Last November, I received this kit from Paper Pumpkin that I wasn’t able to use because we don’t celebrate Christmas. The actual kit itself hasn’t even been opened yet. It has the entire craft set, a stamp set, and ink.

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Read more here: http://purrfectlyinspired.com/2016/11/18/fall-giveaway/#more-3390

Field Trip Photography

Hey, everyone! Yesterday, my photography class went on a field trip to Uptown Charlotte to take pictures. Here are a few of the ones that I took.

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There were so many pretty flowers! I loved these because of the brightness of the petals.

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This picture reminds me of a theater set. I don’t know why but yeah. :)

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I really liked the texture in the picture.

We stopped by 7th Street Market for lunch and then went up to the top of the parking deck to take pictures. Then, we walked down to the square. On the way, I took the second and third pictures.

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That was all! I hope you enjoyed this post and the pictures. :)
Have a great day!
signi

*Please note: All of these pictures are mine. Do not use without my permission. Thank you.*

The Fall Tag

Hey, everyone! I was technically sorta nominated by Maha from FunHouse Vision. I love love love fall so when I saw this tag, I knew I had to post my version of it. Before I start, be sure to check out Maha’s blog here and her version of this tag here!

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The Questions

  1. What signifies the start of Fall for you?
    Fall begins when we bring out the candy corn and apple cider.
  2. What is your favourite Fall scent?
    Crisp Morning Air from Bath and Body Works
  3. What is your favourite Fall colour?
    I love the wine/crimson berry color like this Essie nail
    Essie Maki Me Happy:
  4. What is your favourite Fall drink?
    Apple cider all the way!
  5. What TV show, new or old, are you looking forward to this Fall?
    I don’t watch many shows but the one I am watching is Dancing With The Stars so I’ll go with that.
  6. What is your favourite Fall fashion trend?
    Ankle boots, striped dresses and sweaters
  7. What is your favourite frugal Fall activity?
    Sitting by the fireplace or sitting outside on the porch.
  8. What is your favourite makeup look come fall weather?
    I don’t really wear makeup but I think darker shadow and a darker lip can create a great fall look. Like this one:
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Tag! You’re It!

I tag anyone who wants to complete this tag! Totally fun. If you love fall, you should do it.


I thought I would try something different today and make the main part of my post centered. Let me know how you like it! Anywhos,be sure to check out Maha’s blog if you haven’t already and have a great and fantastic day! :)
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*please note: none of these pictures are mine*

How did you like the tag? What do you love about fall?  Let me know in the comments below! I would love to hear from you!

 

25 Things I Love About Fall

Hey, everyone! So I have a dilemma… the calendar tells me it’s fall but the weather is so far from being fall-like that it actually feels like summer. Not only that, but my school is freezing. So here’s my question, what am I supposed to wear?! Let me know if you have any suggestions for me! While you’re thinking about that, here are 25 things I LOVE about Fall!

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  1. Fall clothes look so cute! And they are comfortable. Win win.
  2. Foggy mornings.
  3. Candy corn, pumpkin chocolate chip muffins, hot tea, hot chocolate.
  4. Holding warm drinks when it’s cold.
  5. Fuzzy socks.
  6. Long walks around the neighborhood.
  7. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets.
  8. Infinity scarfs.
  9. Being back at school!
  10. Brown boots.
  11. Apple cider, apple muffins, apple everything.
  12. The beautiful colors! They make the prettiest pictures like these:
  13. Studying by a cozy fireplace.
  14. Hot soups.
  15. Bath And Body Works’ scents.
  16. Decorating pumpkins.
  17. Warm candles.
  18. Spending time with family.
  19. Warm blankets.
  20. The feeling of the cool, crisp air on your cheeks.
  21. All of the fun fall activities!
  22. Nail polish colors.
  23. And the clothing colors.
  24. All of the writing inspiration.
  25. Looking forward to the upcoming holidays.

What do you love about the fall weather or just fall in general?

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Fall Bucket List

Hey, everyone! It’s officially fall and let me just tell you, this is going to be great. Fall has always been my favorite season but now that I’m back at school, the amazingness is going to be bumped up a few notches. ;)

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  • Make smores at a bonfire with my friends!
  • Go on bike rides around my neighborhood.
  • Boo a neighbor.
  • Go to at least one football game.
  • Wear a vest.
  • Take pictures of the beautiful world around me!
  • Bake something from my To-Bake lists!
  • Volunteer at my church.
  • Build a fort.

Well, that’s all for today! I can’t wait to get started on this list. I hope you all have a great day! Stay happy. :)
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What are you looking most forward to this season? What are you going to do this fall?

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“To-Bake List” – Apple Edition

Hey, everyone! Fall is well on its way and I’m so excited! Fall is my favorite season EVER because it’s just so pretty. I can’t wait to take pictures of all the colorful leaves! You know what else autumn brings? Apples! Here are 5 apple recipes that are perfect for this upcoming season.

  1. Apple Crisp Stuffed Apples – I had something like this at a get-together I went to last fall and it was AMAZING!
  2. Apple Chai Latte – I love love love lattes. I can not wait to make this.
  3. Apple Pie Bites – I saw this on Pinterest a while ago and have been planning on making this for a while.
  4. Cinnamon Apple Chips – Not only do these look delicious, they are great for school snacks. Always a plus.
  5. Apple Cider – This list would not be complete without apple cider. Apple cider is my favorite thing to drink in the fall. <3

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What are you looking forward to eating this fall? Let me know in the comments below! I would love to hear from you! :)

“To-Bake List” – Pumpkin Edition

Hey, guys! So it’s fall – my favorite season – and you know what that means. Yup, it’s pumpkin time!  I am a little bit late on this post because I wanted to actually bake the things on this list and then review them but because of some work being done in the kitchen, I decided to make a “To-Bake List”. Enjoy. :)

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What kind of pumpkin things have you made? Let me know in the comments below!

signi

Happy November!

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Happy November!

Is it just me or is Christmas getting earlier and earlier each year? I went to the mall today and they already have Christmas decorations! I also noticed that many people have put up their Christmas trees! Remember the times when people didn’t start putting out the Christmas decorations until after Thanksgiving? Pretty soon there will be Christmas decorations up all year! (Okay, maybe that’s a little exaggerated.)

I always look forward to November. My favorite part of November is Thanksgiving and Family. It’s a great time to be thankful for all we have.

My challenge for you this month is to think about all you have that you would normally take for granted and be thankful for those things.

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What are you looking forward to most in November? Let me know in the comments below.