Long overdo life update! *cheers*

Hey friends! How have you all been?! You must’ve grown since much since the last time we’ve spoken- I know I sure have! Not physically of course, I’m still down here at my short height on 5’4 but you know what? I accept it. I think I like myself the height I am, it’s me and it fits my personality. I decided I wanted to pop on and do an update. I don’t know if I’m going to continue blogging.. as seems to be everyones struggle right now.. I popped onto WordPress and the first three posts in my feed were goodbye posts! It’s quite sad but understandable.

Life moves pretty fast guys. You wouldn’t believe how many new experiences I’ve had since I last posted, who knows when that even was! I hit a deer in my newly paid off car last December which was a mess.. I ended up totaling my car sadly but my lovely parents are excellent DIY at home car fixer-uppers so my dear Brenda was fixed up in the beginning of February! I got my first job as a barista in December, it had been a life long dream to work as one and I loved it! Got laid off in February because of lack of business but it was a good time of life. God really works out the best plans for your life!! I got a job with another local coffee shop as a photographer and social media assistant so thats been a fun experience and has opened doors to senior photography, learning more about getting interactions on social media and just meeting new people! I started a thrift account on Instagram as well in January, and man, its been a good time! Sadly I’m not profiting much off of it but its been a super cool experience to build my account, make some thrifting friends and just learn more about owning and managing a small biz! Recently, I got a job at another coffee shop, and just finished my second day of training today! It’s a lot more intense than my first job but I’m so thankful for this opportunity, I think its gonna be a good time ❀

Ok, so thats my little life update πŸ™‚ I’m gonna paste some recent pics below and then im off to church for a clean up but I wanted to post a lil something fast! Not sure where I’m going to take thewriterofletters but we’ll figure out something won’t we?? I hope your Tuesday is excellent and I hope your week goes grand!

xx, jasmin

Thankfulness.

Hello! Happy Thanksgiving! If I get this post done today, on Tuesday, we’ll be a couple days early. But still, you can kinda celebrate thanksgiving on any day in my opinion! I wanted to do one thanksgiving post at least, so I decided to do a thankful post, with two of my favorite things, photography, and highlighting my favs. I love highlighting the blessings in my life, it helps me feel so much more grateful and I really need to work on realizing how blessed I am! I feel like we all can forget how blessed we really are and doing posts like this really helps me out πŸ™‚ So without much ado, lets get onto it!

  1. Jesus!

He died for us all and loves us more than we could ever imagine. Oh the overwhelming, never-ending, reckless love of God comes from an awesome song called Reckless Love by Cory Asbury and I highly recommend it. I love Bible journaling and I’m so thankful to live in a country where I’m free to worship as I want too.

2. Food πŸ˜‹

Ok, these go in no specific order alright??! Food is pretty grand tho πŸ˜‰ This French toast from a local diner was delicious and not all burnt like the photo suggests haha! Thats just the editing πŸ™‚ I’m thankful for food to feed and nourish my body. And also for taking aesthetic photos and visiting with friends over. One of my newest obsessions is going out to eat with friends! You get to eat good food and try new places, visit your friends, and just all around have a good time ❀

3. The sky and all it’s artwork 🀩

The sky is crazy amazing and I love how its always got a different look ❀ I’m so thankful for the joy it brings me on the daily with either the clouds, the sunrise or the sunset. It’s pretty dang awesome.

3. Friends and the strange plans they go along with.

Friends who make, bake and decorate 8 cakes with you simply because you want to decorate a cake. Also friends who have cake eating parties with you at 9:30 on a Sunday night because life is short and we’ve got to enjoy the little things ✌🏻

4. The Fam Bam

They’re always there for me and they know the real me. They drive me crazy at times but at the end of the day I’m thankful for them and their adventures πŸ™‚

5. Small business owners who collaborated with you!!

I’m so excited for this one guys!! The photo above is from a collab I’ve got scheduled to go up a couple days after Thanksgiving and I’m so thankful for all the kind shop owners who willingly send me products to review and do a post on! It helps get their name out and mine name too and it’s such a fun thing!

6. Old Navy Dresses

Dresses from Old Navy make me so happy. Idk if everyone knows what Old Navy is but basically its just a clothing shop but they actually have really cute and modest dresses and I swear, 90% of my favorite dresses are from there! I recently got two more and I’m obsessed with both of them. First time wearing the black floral one, I found out they have this cute saying on the bottom of their tags and I love it πŸ₯°

7. Quotes that say what you wanted to say but didn’t know how to word it.

I love quotes, I actually just love words? I have a Pinterest board with over 3000 pins of just quotes and words I like and it’s grand πŸ’› Thankful for people who write quotes that I end up loving. And this quote above, isn’t it great? Nightime just hits different and I love it!

8. My bed and my room and my house.

I’m blessed with my own room and I absolutely love it! It’s where I got to get away and get my alone time and some people may think I’m there too much but it’s really where I’m most at home. I love it.

9. I have no picture but Brenda, my dear car, is a HUGE blessing.

I’v almost got her paid off which is extremely exciting and im thrilled!! She’s always there for me and I rely on her to get me to so many places. I can’t wait for future adventures with her πŸ₯°

10. Thrifting!!

I got these bad boys for 20 bucks last week or a couple weeks ago and I’m in love. I’m in love with a lotta things ok πŸ˜‚ Anyways, Goodwill is and will forever be one of my favorite places to shop, everything is cheaper, there’s a great variety and its not fast fashion πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ Being able to thrift is a big blessing!


Anyways! Thats 10 of some of the things im most thankful for ❀ Ofc there’s lots more but thats it for the post today! Happy Thanksgiving! I hope your guys’ days are grand and if you feel like commenting, pls do! I’d love to chat πŸ’›

What are three of your biggest blessings? Fav thanksgiving food? Mashed or scalloped potatoes? Ham or Turkey? I love ham more πŸ™‚

xx, Jasmin

Funky socks review || ToBeNamed studio collab!

Hey lovelies!! It’s me, Jasmin, and I’m back with another fun collab! These kind of posts are my favs because it gets my name out on other platforms and I get to help another small creators/shops grow! With the Holiday season coming up, these collaborations with Etsy shop owners are wonderful and I hope this post or one of my ones in the near future helps you find the perfect gift to give a loved one in your life!

Ok, to the point of this post after my little ramble! Amber, one of the sweetest ladies out there, agreed to send me some of her lovely socks off her Etsy shop and I can not even begin to explain how thrilled I was! When someone agrees to collaborate with me it always makes my day and this time was no different! Amber’s shop, the ToBeNamedStudio has some of the cutest funky socks out there. Recently I became obsessed with odd socks. I mean, what’s not to like? Socks are a fun thing to be creative with because if you’re a little shy like me, you can cover them up with your jeans or wear ’em loud and proud out in the open, how I prefer to 😁 I love wearing crazy socks with my birks, hey dudes and honestly any shoes haha! Amber’s shop also has some of the cutest earrings that I may just have to order in the near future! Her customer service was excellent and she was so so kind and thoughtful in how she went about this collaboration! I’ll link the two pairs of socks she sent me at the end of this post but first lets look at some pictures!!

**All photos taken by yours truly, edited on Lightroom and the socks are modeled by my dear friend “S”. You know who u are and thank you for being such a willing foot model! You’re da best <33 Also ty other “S” for hand modeling, it could be a lovely career option for you :))

First off, we have this lovely pair! These socks are so cute and they remind me of peaches and the moon, idk man haha πŸ€·πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ They look so so cute worn with birks and they’re such good quality! They keep your toes nice and warm πŸ₯°


The effort these photos took is insane. We were supporting, shaking, holding strong, pushing up and sliding off. But they turned out so cool!

beautiful aren’t they??

Next pair:

love this!!

THESE ARE MY FAVS πŸ₯° I love them so much, the color is so fun, the design is the cutest and I love how the toes are green and the heel is orange. Also quality 100/100 πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ

SO CUTEEE πŸ₯°

And that’s all I’ve got??!! What’d you think of the photography? I hope you liked it haha, I wasn’t so confident in my foot photographing skills but I’m super happy with how these turned out!

Links to the socks in this post:

FRENCH FLORAL COLLAGE

I sadly can’t find the other pair on Amber’s shop but she has so many other cute ones, be sure to check out her shop!!

ALSO: Amber gave me a coupon code for y’all! Use code LUCKYFALL for 15% of your order from her shop! Let me know if you order something πŸ’—

anyways, that’s all for this post!

Do you like funky socks? Weirdest pair you own? I have some money ones I love πŸ˜‚πŸ’ How was your Wednesday? Did you check out Amber’s shop?? Pls do! Any fall posts you would like to see? Fav fall outfits or sum?

have a grand day xx, Jasmin

Utah roadtrip 2021 | Photo journal

Hey lovelies! How are y’all?? I’m grand πŸ™‚ Um so I haven’t posted in foreverrrr but I have exciting news, I went on a road trip to Utah! I’ve always thought Utah looked like a really cool place and so while looking for a destination for a family road trip, I suggested Utah and my parents agreed! I also knocked a couple other states of my list of states I wanted to visit so that was thrilling πŸ™‚

We went to Idaho, Utah, Nevada and even Arizona! AZ was wonderful, I was there for about 2 whole minutes while I took a picture with the state sign and then we turned around and drove over the state line haha! But I got to cross it off my list and now I can say I’ve been there 🀩 Anyways, I might add a little bit of commentary along with these pictures but I’ve got two batches of clothes to fold so I just wanted to hop on and do a little photo journal of my trip!

**All photos taken on my iPhone 11 and edited with free vsco filters or Lightroom presets πŸ™‚

ALSO: saddest thing ever for my little photographer heart. I dropped my phone in Utah right as we were getting into Idaho and my phone camera broke 😭 Now all my photos in direct sunlight with the back camera have a huge glare. Quite sad. Hopefully I can get it fixed soon and its not too expensive 🀞🏼

The arches! This was such a cool park to see 🀩

all these pictures above were taken in Idaho except for the cartwheel one, that one was from the bonneville salt flats πŸ™‚ Btw, highly recommend the salt flats if you like taking pictures, it was SO pretty!

of course I had to get coffee in Utah haha πŸ˜‰ Not a ton of coffee shops though which was quite sad but I tried swig which was pretty good!

Anyways, that’s all for this post! I’ve got a super fun collab coming up, ft. some really cool socks I’m excited to show you guys 🀭 Also, i’m now addicted to funky socks, they’re the best haha!

what was your favorite picture? What is your favorite state? How many states have you been to? Ever went on a road trip? Comment down below, id love to chat! πŸ’“πŸŒΈ

xx, Jasmin

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