Thursday, September 20, 2012

I Believe In...


No Awkward & Awesome Thursday this week--I know you're thoroughly depressed.  
My grandma has been doing really bad this week (they aren't sure if she'll pull through), so I don't have it in me to be try to be funny today.  Instead, I'm linking up with Erin for I Believe In...

I believe in...working your butt off in hopes that, someday, it will pay off.

I believe in...life without facebook, twitter, pinterest, or instagram. 

I believe in...long distance relationships.

I believe in...being a creeper taking pictures of complete strangers.
(Speaking of, I have some good ones for you next week)

I believe in...my ability to do anything I set my mind to.

I believe in...the friendships I have made through blogging.

I believe in...the unceasing love of a family.

I believe in...retail therapy.

I believe in...spoiling myself. Someone's gotta do it, right?

I believe in...education.  Even if I have to sell my firstborn child to afford it.

I believe in...big bows. Little girls should never leave the house without a bow in their hair.

I believe in...long hair.

I believe in...bobby pins, sock buns, and spin pins. 

I believe in...setting my cruise control at 4 mph over the speed limit. 
I do not believe in my ability to get out of the ensuing speeding ticket.

 I believe in...disposable plates and silverware.  Screw washing dishes. 

I believe in...myself.

I believe in...mascara.  Seriously, I don't know a blonde who doesn't!

I believe in...the power of heels...even if they are painful.

I believe in...laughing until you cry. 

I believe in...memories.  I will cherish the times I had with my grandma, and I believe that when she passes, she will know that she was loved.  I will never forget her (always) red lips, her heels and handbags, her love of jewelry, her spunky attitude, or her willpower.  I love it when people tell me I'm just like her--it's quite a compliment!


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18 comments:

  1. Your grandma sound amazing. I'm so sorry for the hard times you're going through. Prayers going up for ya.

    and just want to add to the list:

    I believe in Harvey Dent.

    and you. :)

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  2. This is so sweet:) Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. xoxo

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  3. Umm. How did I miss this LDR thing? Details!


    I'm so sorry to hear about your grandma. Prayers for your family.

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  4. So sorry to hear about your Grandmother. The most important thing is the memories and the fact that she knows how deeply she is loved.

    And, I only use paper plates and silverware. Who has time for dishes? ;)

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  5. I'll pray for her, this is a really touching post.

    lol, my children totally agree with your paper plates and silverware. I'm such a mean Father.

    I believe in Faeries... and agree that sometimes you really have to spoil yourself.

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  6. YES!!! i so agree with life before all the social media - i miss those times. i just feel like there is just tooooo much now. XO

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  7. What a fun belief list. I know very few girls in general who don't believe in mascara! It's finding that one that works so well for you that's hard! I may spend my entire life searching for my "holy grail" mascara ;) I'm with you on the hard work, too. You can't just expect everything to come to you. :)

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  8. haha. Love this list.

    xo, Emily
    bluedogbelle.blogspot. com

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  9. Wow...she is one hot grandma! I hope that no matter what she is at peace and I definitely believe that she knows that she is loved! I also agree with most of the other stuff you believe in too! I'm doing this tomorrow and you get a little shout out ;)

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  10. Sorry for what you're going through with your grandma, but things will be okay!

    And you and your man are so cute!!

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  11. i love this post! i want to do a sock bun! and I am so thankful for friendships through blogging! happy weekend!

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  12. My best to you and your grandma. Hope everything works out.

    kristen
    www.beholdthemetatron.com

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  13. Too bad to hear abut your grandma not doing well! I hope things turn around for her.

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  14. I really hope the best for your grandma! I love that you added: I believe in myself - really important thing!

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  15. I love, love this post. My prayers are with you and your grandma. She sounds like an amazing woman!

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  16. OMG yes, I also believe in big bow! And thoughts and prayers for your family and Grandma!

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  17. I agree with the big bows... I'm stocking up!! Still need to buy like a thousand more, of course. :)

    Praying for you!

    xo,
    Ash

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  18. What a sweet post! I found you from your post on "Perception is everything". I totally agree with this list! And am so pleased I have found someone else who takes photos of strangers! Lol. Definitely a new follower who is excited to hear more of your adventures!

    Amy
    xx

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