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Weekly Round-Up: Past, Present, and Future

It’s been a while since I have posted a Weekly Round-Up. I can’t deny that I have been a pretty bad blogger these past few months. School, friends, church, work…life has caught up with me and sadly my blogging hasn’t been a part of it. But you can bet that I’ve been hoarding instagram photos for months on end so I have finally decided to share some.

These past few months have been chaotic. Crazy actually. But they’ve also been incredible! I am so blessed with some of the world’s most fabulous people in my life who help me get through each day with a smile on my face. These photos are just a tiny peak into the large and small moments that have kept me sane in the past little while.

ONE: A photo taken on my iPhone of an iPhone taking a picture of an iPone taking a picture of a cowboy and some pretty ladies. Still with me? TWO: My kitty was pretty sick for a few weeks but she is starting to look and feel much better! THREE: I officially started a Paper Crane Project. I hope to talk about it in more detail at a later point. FOUR: I baked peanut butter lattice brownies for the first time. And even more exciting–I got to share them with my friends! FIVE: On our walk, my friend pointed out this pattern left on the sidewalk from the decaying leaves. We took a moment to mourn autumn. SIX: I finished knitting my first scarf of the season! I used this pattern that I posted on here last winter. SEVEN: I found a handful of old half-finished drawings in my desk. So many flowers… EIGHT: I recently came across this passage again and was reminded of how encouraging God’s promises are. NINE: I am knee-deep in a series of receipt prints. I cannot wait to just be finished already! TEN: One of my best friends is getting married so I got to accompany her to the wedding dress store to choose her dress. I got to practice my MOH duties by helping her get into the dresses. And yes, she said yes to a dress!

The seasons are changing (in more way that one) and I’m excited for what’s up next. Who’s excited to ditch their light jackets and scarecrow decorations for hot cocoa, ice skates, and nights spent laughing around the fireplace?

Happy November 15th, friends!

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Weekend Round-Up: Snap Back To Reality

I’m back! I can honestly say that I was happy to be able to share a few photos here and there while I was at camp. I was looking forward to my short break from blogging (all that brainstorming, photographing, editing, and writing) but as soon as I didn’t do it, I missed it. The break did give me some creative inspiration, though, so I’m looking forward to delving into some of those projects in the up-coming weeks. You know what they say: you can take the girl out of the kitchen and away from the sewing machine, but you can’t take the kitchen and sewing machine out of the girl… Uh..or something like that. 

Anyways. I’ve been home for just over a week now and so I decided that it was about due time for me to share some instagrams. Below are some of the exciting (or not so exciting) moments that snapped me back into the reality of my every day life and out of camp mode. Goodbye constantly dirty feet, acceptably messy hair, and days off spent diving into the warm lake. Hello good hygiene, Kitchen Aid mixer, and matching clothing.

It’s good to be back.

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Weekend Round-Up: First Week of Camp is Done!

The sun is shining, the kids are smiling, and the birds are singing up north because the first week of camp was a huge success! The week was absolutely beautiful. I was lucky enough to snap a few photos here and there and am extremely excited to share them with you. I’ve had some incredible moments this past week and experienced joy in many ways. These are just a fraction of the photos that represent the past week…

It has been a wonderful week. I’m still feeling eager to test out some new recipes and try out my new “brother” (horray for sewing machines!) but I have to wait until I get home. Until then, I’ll keep myself busy with frequent instagram posts. Here’s to two more wonderful weeks at camp before I head back home. I hope you are enjoying your summer!

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Summer, Sweet Summertime!

Hey guys! I just wanted to write a quick post before I head up North for a few weeks. This will be my sixth summer on staff at the best camp in the entire world! I’ve decided to share a few photos so you can understand why I keep going back…

Ironically, my new sewing machine just arrived in the mail yesterday (it would arrive the day before I leave!). Although I’m sad that I won’t get to break it in right away, I have the manual packed in my bag so I can read up on it while I’m away. You can expect lots of projects when I return!

I want to wish you all a very safe and enjoyable July! I hope you can find the small but special moments to appreciate every single day. I hope you are blessed in numerous ways! Feel free to follow me on Instagram or Twitter (@amberwide) to keep up with my adventures.

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Weekend Round-Up: The Sure Signs of Summer

This past Thursday, we all celebrated the summer solstice. Not only does June 21st mark the first official day of summer, but it is also the day that us north of the equator will see the most amount of sunlight. I didn’t need to wait for the officialness that June 21st brought though. I’ve been celebrating the beautiful signs of summer for the past few weeks, soaking up all the sunshine and summer that I can get. In honour of the new season, I have decided to share some summer-themed photos from my past few weeks for this week’s Weekend Round-Up!

Later this week, I will be heading up north to work at a summer camp for three weeks. Due to my duties there (as well as the terrible internet connection), I will most likely be absent from blogging for that time. I’m thinking of it as more of a sabbatical though. I have a few projects lined up and look forward to the projects that the temporary break inspires in me. Until I return, I hope you all have a wonderful July full of lots of summery activities. Stay safe and soak in the rays. I know there will be lots of photos to share when I return!

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