Best. Thanksgiving. Ever. :)

Hello, dears! Ahh, I finally get tell you guys about one of the highlights of my entire year: my best friend, Aria, got ENGAGED! And I got to be there! πŸ˜€ This was my first (and possibly last time) photographing a proposal, and OH MY, it was epic! Today I’m going to dump tons of photos of my beautiful friends while telling you guys the story from my point of view. πŸ™‚ Make sure to check out Aria’s lifestyle blog and photo blog to see her posts first if you haven’t! AHHH YAYY. Every time I think of this, I smile, so I think my face is going to hurt by the end of this post. XD Anyway, are you ready for a long, excitement-filled post? Let’s do this! Continue reading

Bujos, Bags, & Bunnies {ft. Notebook Therapy}

Hello, dears!

HOORAY, I’ve been looking forward to making this post for a long time and now it’s finally here! I think you guys will enjoy this one, because… aesthetic photography! Beautiful bujos! Cute bags! BUNNIES!

I’m thrilled to be collaborating with Notebook Therapy today to bring you some aesthetic gift inspiration for yourself or friends and family this Christmas. πŸ™‚

Well, what are we waiting for? Let’s go unbox some fun stuff!

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Recent Bible Journaling + Lettering Tips

Hello, dears!

I just finished another Bible journal, so I thought today I’d show you some of my favorite verses and pages from it! πŸ™‚ If you recall from my other Bible journal posts, right now I’m rereading the Bible, one chapter at a time, and copying down my favorite verse from each chapter in a notebook, theoretically with pretty lettering, although it doesn’t always turn out that way. πŸ˜› I love looking back at the verses I wrote out in the past and reflecting on them in these posts!

Ready for some encouraging Bible verses and pretty lettering inspiration? Let’s get started!

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Pet Photography, Part 2: Cats + Chickens

Hello, dears!

I hope you all had a marvelous Thanksgiving! I had the most exciting one ever, which I cannot wait to post about soon. But for now… I’m back with the second part of my pet photography collection! Today we shall visit our two cats and several chickens (including our baby chicks which are now almost grown up!).

This post might not be quite as adorable as the first one, but OH MY, the photos are much more amusing. :’D I hope you enjoy!

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Pet Photography, Part 1: Donkeys, Bunnies, Etc.

Hello, dears!

Knowing that a) you guys usually love animal photography and b) I haven’t taken bunny pictures in a while, I went out this morning and took a bunch of pictures of all of our pets toΒ  provide your daily dose of cuteness! πŸ™‚ We apparently have too many pets to fit in one post, so I’ll be doing this in two parts.

Enjoy the various fuzziness for today: donkeys, dogs, and rabbits, for today. πŸ™‚

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How to Choose a Sketchbook:Top 5 Sketchbooks & Journals for Artists

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Have you ever started sketchbook shopping and just felt like… *facepalm* “WHERE DO I EVEN START?” There are SO many options out there – different sizes, styles, paper types and textures and colors… But no worries – that’s what I’m here for! I’m going to be reviewing five of my personal favorite sketchbooks, rating them for different types of media, varying prices, covers, etc.

If you’re looking for your next sketchbook or want to gift one this holiday season, read on and let’s help you find the perfect fit. πŸ™‚

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Etcetera #10

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Yayyy, I’m so excited for this etcetera post! I made the last one in September, so I have a BUNCH of random photos to catch up on, with subjects ranging from flowers and fall leaves to self-portraits and donkeys. πŸ™‚

A heap of random pretty photos coming your way in 3… 2… 1!

Let’s go!

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Explore with Me 002 | Sunset Silhouettes

Hello, dears!

It feels like I haven’t done a sunset post in AGES! Remember when I used to do them all the time? I should get back into photographing them more because ahhh! Sunsets! Enough said.

Before we start, a note: I made this series to motivate myself (and you!) to get outside even on days when it seems so much more productive and useful to stay in front of the computer. I don’t know about you, but can only stare at a screen for so long before my brain starts getting frizzy. :’D So! I shall take you with me on a walk around our farm, adding in a little twist or art/photography prompt that you can try too. πŸ™‚

Today we’ll be looking for interesting ways to capture the colors of sunsets other than just taking a picture of the sunset itself. (Future Allison: LIKE FRED! AND AUGUSTUS!)

Ahem. Onwards!

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Goats, Rabbits, Dogs, Etc. {Adventures in Housesitting}

Hello, dears!

I recently had the opportunity to housesit for some friends. I’d never done that before, so I was excited to “play house” and live by myself for a few days. It was fun! And strangely quiet, after living with six other people. πŸ˜› It was nice to come home and be with my family again, though, where there’s always something going on. πŸ™‚

Most of my responsibilities concerned feeding the animals, so of course I had to get a bunch of photos of them while I was at it. If you like cats, dogs, goats, chickens, rabbits, or all of the above, you might enjoy this post!

Let’s go find some cuteness.

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