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 🙂 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 😋

Ok, these go in no specific order alright??! Food is pretty grand tho 😉 This French toast from a local diner was delicious and not all burnt like the photo suggests haha! Thats just the editing 🙂 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 🙂

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 🥰

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 💛 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 🥰

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 😂 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 👌🏼 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 💛

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

xx, Jasmin

The Small Joys tag *eeekkkkk another tag!!!*

Hey y’all.

how are you? I’m fantastic 🙂

A couple days ago I was tagged by Liberty to do this tag and I was like YESSSS. I LOVE tags so much 😂 So thank you bunches for the tag, Liberty, it made my day xD

The rules:

  1. Thank the blogger who tagged you!
  2. List 15 of your Small Joys (They can be as weird, random, and silly as you want to make them!)
  3. Tag 5 blogger friends who bring you joy (and feel free to say why they bring you joy!)
  4. Have fun with it!

Ok, Let’s get onto it!! My small joys are:

1. Finding quotes I love on Pinterest:

If you know me, you most likely know that I absolutely LOVE Pinterest and I could spend about 9 hours a day on there if I could. It’s a great space to find new ideas and inspo and it’s where I find 99% of my favorite quotes. It makes me so happy when I find new quotes that I love and that I can relate to and ahhhh I LOVE IT ❤️❤️

2. Free birthday coffees from Dutch bro’s and black rock:

So where I live, on your birthday you can go to Dutch bro’s and Black Rock (coffee places) and they will give you a free birthday coffee! Any size and any type. It’s so awesome and it’s become a yearly tradition that on my birthday, my Dad will take me out and we’ll leave early in the morning and we’ll drive around and hit all the coffee shops and our end result is usually somewhere around 10 free coffees. It’s so cool 😀

3. Girls group:

So this year I went to our church’s youth camp for the first time and it was SO FUN. While we were there I suggested to my cabin counselor that she should start a girls group and she said that she had been thinking about it! So that started the ball rolling and now she hosts girls group once a month and we get together, talk about a topic, read the bible and eat snacks. For February’s girls group, we went to a different girls house instead of the regular one and the girl who’s house we went to lived in this ADORABLE little cabin 😍 It was sooooo cute and cozy and we hung out, talked about Godly relationships and relationship advice and ate Valentine’s Day snacks and candy. We even had heart shaped pizza, it was delicious 😊❤️

4. Receiving mail:

I have around 6 pen pals and I write to companies so on special occasions I will happen to get mail and it MAKES MY DAY. It is so fun to get a letter or even package in the mail and it makes you feel so special and happy and ahhhhh I LOVE it!

5. Warm drinks and food:

FOOD.IS.LIFE. #foodie #ilovefood

Okay. Dudes. Food keeps u alive, and it’s a HUGE bonus if it tastes good, which usually it does. Especially if it’s warm. Hot cocoa and hot apple cider are my go to winter drinks + coffee bc as we probably all know: coffee is GOOD. Warm French toast and sausage and eggs is so good. Also warm soup on a cold winter day is to die for.

6. Blue skies:

Where I live, it rains a LOT in the winter. And it thoroughly depresses me. I can not do rain. And I love where I live and I belong so don’t go telling me I’m not a valid name of state where I live-ion bc I am. 😂 Blue skies make my day especially when it’s sunny and crisp outside, it’s just so nice.

7. When out of state cousins visit:

Half of my family lives across the country and so I get to see them ehhh maybe once every year (if I’m lucky) or every other year. So when we get to see them it’s overall just a really happy time bc I love them all and seeing them is awesome.

8. Comments on my blog:

MY DUDES. Comments make me SO happy, I can’t even express it to you. U guys are all amazing and I’m so grateful for all the support y’all have shown towards my blog. Long comments are my favorite and THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL OF THE ONES U HAVE GAVE ME! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

9. Flying in airplanes:

I love flying so much. Especially taking off and landing and landing in a city in the dark where you can see all the pretty lights and also when your landing and the pilot turns really sharp and you’re basically tipped on ur side ahhhh it’s soooooooo fun!

10. The whole Christmas vibe:

Christmas is hand-downs my favorite season and I love the holiday cheer! Christmas lights and cozy fires and trees and red and green and presents and giving and togetherness ❤️❤️❤️ I love it!

11. Making new friends:

Making new friends is honestly so nice bc

A. Friends are awesome

B. I love learning more about new people!

Since I’m super shy and socially awkward, I don’t make new friends a lot of the time but when I do, it’s amazing!

12. Having a clean room:

Having a clean room just makes ur life feel so much more uncluttered and out together right? I personally love to procrastinate cleaning my room and then I also love to procrastinate BY cleaning my room so it’s very ironic. But a clean room is AMAZING.

13. Discovering a new favorite book:

I love when you find a book that doesn’t look amazingly special and then you open it and it just pulls you in and keeps you there and when you finish it you feel like crying. Okay actually I love/hate that but for this post it’s gonna be a joy so yeah!

14. Taking pictures of people and things I love:

I LOVE photography and it’s something I hope to become more professional at it and I absolutely adore taking pictures of things that are pretty and people I love ( and people I don’t know ya know xD) Pictures are so fun to take and I love having them as memories!

15. Church camp out and youth camp:

The church my family goes to has a camp out on Memorial Day weekend were we all go to a fair grounds a couple hours away and the church rents the fair ground and we camp there for 3-5 days. It is THE HIGHLIGHT of my May and I LOVE it so much. Last year I stayed up with 6 of my friends till after midnight just hanging out and talking and it was bomb. We hang out at each other’s camps, eat food, ride bikes and go to the creek and it’s a blast. Youth camp is like the same thing except the YOUTH go 😂 and it’s in August but it is equally (if not more) amazing and I had so much fun last year. There’s an obstacle course, skit night and night time games and more. It’s also right across from the river to after my cabin did the obstacle course we all went to the river and washed our hair in the river. Nothing like washing your hair in front of like 50 kids but it was fun xD

I tag:

Bayance girl thank you SO much for all the support you give, ur comments are the best and make me smile so big. Ur blog is amazing and I LOVE reading ur posts so much ❤️

Kiya– ok ur so nice and talented ahhh ur poems are amazing and ur comments are equally amazing- they make me smile so huge and eeekkk thank you so much for the support! 💕❤️

Hedy– Thank you TONS for all the support on my blogging journey and for being so welcoming when I started blogging, u made me so excited to start blogging and I love reading ur posts 😊💕

Ju– Ur literally the sweetest and I love ur posts so much ❤️

Esther– You are so nice and I love reading ur posts, you have such interesting content! 💕

And thats all for today! I loved this tag, it seemed very aesthetically pleasing to me for some reason xD Hope you all have an AMAZING week and I’ll post soon!

xx, Jasmin

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