10.20.15 Believe it!

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I can’t help but post about things that are out of our hands. For instance, I went to my local Dollar General store last week. The line to check out was 5+ long. I wait because I needed the cards in my hand, and the little pack of stickers Em kept bugging me to pay for. The person in front of me kept making small conversations with Em. While the line was crawling slowly, the woman in front of me kept thanking me for Em’s mannerisms, and for cheering up her day. She then said she was in line getting pasta because her father wanted it for his last meal. His last mean, I ask? She said he got sick over night and was told he was not going to make it. He was diagnosed with X, Y, and Z and the outcome wasn’t positive. When it was time for her to pay, her box of pasta was a dollar. She took out a $20 bill and I said to her, please let me pay for your pasta. I immediately took out a dollar and gave it tot he cashier. She was in tears, and thanked me again.

Today, I was in line at the store, getting some supplies to cook dinner and I had forgotten my wallet. After being in line for 10 mins, I realized it when it was already too late. I asked to go to the car to get it, and just as I was preparing myself to run to the car, the person behind me offered to pay for my groceries. It was only a $6 bill, but all I could think about was when I paid for the pasta, and that this was what God wanted. I paid it forward, and now someone was doing it to me. The anonymous person said he would do it over again and that $6 will not break his bank. I thanked him, and thanked God for always having my back. My grandma always has stated “Mamita, things always happen for a reason” and that we just have to believe everything will work out the way it was intended to. With that said, I leave you with this: Pay it forward, you never know when it’ll be your turn to get a helping hand.

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10.18.15 Do NOT be afriad 💛

Be courageous

This post really speaks to me. After breaking up with an ex years ago, I didn’t notice, but I had lost all of my confidence and had lost myself. I had changed and not for the better. I wasn’t my goofy self.  I was timid, shy, unspoken. It took time, but with the help of our good Lord, and my close friends and family I started to find myself again.

Fast forward to now—

I am a true testimony that people can find themselves again, and feel whole. I am not candy coating it–it took time to get to this level. A lot of nervous attacks, throwing up, excessive crying and depression, but I’m out of that! I’m happily married and have a beautiful little girl. All I did was reach out for help. You can too!! Talk to me, your loved ones, your bestie….anyone willing to listen. It can work for you too! 

Hope you enjoyed my story! 

P.S.S.-my hubby comes home tomorrow!!!! 🎈💛💖🎈💞

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5.22.15 Baker in the making 🎂

My little Emily loves to bake! Every chance we get to make daddy a cake, a  box of brownies or cookies, we do. I have also been teaching her all of the ingredients in English and in Spanish. She is getting better at repeating the Spanish ingredients. I love it when she wakes me up and askes to bake something for daddy! She runs to the kitchen pulls out a chair and expects me to start whipping something up to bake. These are the moments that I will look back upon when she becomes older. These are the stories I want her to read to show her with some dedication and constant practice anything is possible.  While I train minute to be a mini me, what are your little ones up to? 😜

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4.20.15 Making IT happen!

make things happen

Good day!

Today I woke and thought “Who cares at what I think is good in life!” I have an unbreakable, committed faith with GOD and really, all I should be caring about is what HE thinks!

With that said, I am going to kick some serious booty at work today! I am going to come home and clean up, make a shopping list, and even try to attack some projects I’ve been holding off on.

Doesn’t it feel good to just let it out! I’m making things happen, are you?

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1.31.15 I did it! 🙌🏆✒️👓✉️

I did it

So I have to tell you, writing or posting for a whole 31 days is like having another full time job! I give all the bloggers out there some serious credit! With that said, I BLOGGED FOR 31 DAYS! YAY!

Things will be different for Feb. I will make it a point to post more, and give you more details about my person life and family.

Thank you for all the support and continued likes. You are like my extended family 😊

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Take care!! (MUAH–xO👄)

1.16.15 Freedom of speech

dr.seuss

I couldn’t have said this any better. Yes, I have to admit, sometime I wonder how others feel about my posts, but then I think….WHO CARES. It’s my way of venting, and if you don’t like it, then unfollow me. It’s just that easy.

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Blessings!

1.10.15 …Messy Men…

what i want him to look like
Don’t you wish they ALL looked like this…?

 

I know this is a touchy subject for a person in my household (my husband) but I have to know:

Why not pay attention to detail?

For instance, I came home and  immediately started dinner. I go into my cabinet to get a 9 inch skillet and when I take it out I noticed that the pot is dirty. Normally I’m the one who is in charge of dishes, and by in charge, I mean putting them in the dishwasher. I know I am a Nazi when it comes to checking for clean dishes and to make sure everything is clean before it’s being put back into the cabinets. What I don’t understand is; how my husband can put a dirty skillet away without thinking “hmmmm let me put it back in the dishwasher or let me scrub it by hand.”

messy kitchen

Another example: In the shower he would rather cut open a toothpaste tube instead of going into the closet to get a new one.

toothpaste tube

I’m not too sure why my husband chooses not to pay attention to detail. I find it rather unattractive. 😦

As for my last example–now that February is right around the corner, I’ve already purchased my Valentine’s Day card (over a week ago). How much would you want to bet that my husband will buy my Valentine’s Day card on 2/14/15. How much more would you bet that he’ll purchase it an hour before I come home and all he will do is sign it? I’m not saying that it can’t be purchased the day of, but at least put some words in it.

Do you think I’m CRAZY!? (maybe…)

Well I leave you with this:

We-always-have-a-choice-on-our-attitude

Blessings–