Saturday, December 31, 2011

Pet Peeves

Yup,Pet Peeves and I've been thinking a lot about my particular pet peeves... let me list some of them for you...
          1.when you step in water on the floor with socks on.
          2.when you can't find a flashlight to go do chores outside @ night      
          3.people that tailgate you when you drive 
          4. when you find a little bit of cereal in the bottom of the container
   These are some that I just thought of off the top of my head... 

I was also thinking about the new year and people like to do new year resolutions. So I have started mine I'm going to try to stick to it. Here it is I'm gonna blow it and tell ya ;)

Rachel's New Year Resolution 2012
1. Stop Complaining

Yup that's it... I looked of pet peeve and that is also known as COMPLAINING! I was dumb founded I had no idea! The Bible says~
                       ~Phil 2: 14  Do everything without complaining or arguing~

 And with that Happy New Year!


Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Catching up

Yes,I know I haven't "blogged" in 10 whole days! How did you ever survive!! ;) ;)
To start up where I left off...
I had a wait awesome CHRISTmas,we went to church,came home and then had a ham lunch ,and then we opened our presents. Now I'm not going to rant and rave about "what I got",but I do want to tell you one thing that I did receive okay maybe two.. =)

First things first.My lovely sweet grandma gifted us all by purchasing out tickets to go see the movie WAR HORSE,and let me tell yahh,it's almost as good as the book ;) It is a chick flick,but guys will like it because there is a bunch of WW1 stuff in it! =)

okay second gift... Teresa,Hannah,Mom and I are all going to get our nails done tomorrow!!!! I'm uber excited!


Saturday, December 17, 2011

New Doo!

Can you tell that I like rearranging my blog?
These are SO CUTE!!
I  had the traveling theme,with the brown and purple text. I had The snowmen background,but for some reason they looked creepy! Now I finally have something Christmasy that I like! Did you notice the snowflakes floating across the screen? I love 'em! I also added my blog list,and I redid some of the fonts and text colors. I also like how it's kinda wild and crazy like me!!
Okay enough with the all the blog talk...

You might find this strange if you don't live in MI,but this year we have had hardly ANY snow!!!!! which to say it plainly it makes me very sad! I know it will come eventually,but it sounding like it won't be a white CHRISTmas,which to also say it plainly makes me sad.. =\

Snow capped  Grand Tetons in Wyoming

OKay are you ready for random? I WANT TO LIVE IN WYOMING!!!!!!! My Dad basically grew up there,he's told me tons of story's about it... I been there two or three times,but only when I was little... This next summer we are going to go actually see these mountains(pictured above)!!! I'm sooo excited!!
Got a go.....
P.S. the post when God writes your love story,I realize that i prolly stepped on a couple toes... I wasn't trying to do that I was just suggesting my personal opinion...

Friday, December 16, 2011

When God writes your love story..♥

Yes ,I said it I said "when GOD write's your love story".
I've been reading a book called(you guessed it) "When God write's your love story" and let me tell you it's incredible! It's written by Leslie and Eric Ludy. You might recognize the name ..Leslie has written Authentic Beauty,and a whole  bunch of others,and to really understand where I'm coming from you have to read one of her books.

Through out the beginning of the book they both talk about how they where basically searching for a relationship,and trying to do it on their own. They are both Christians,and they never really considered TRUSTING in GOD for a relationship.
Here is an exert from the book that I have underlined,in my favorite orange pen...

"Wouldn't it be nice if we could write a book called Ten steps for achieving the perfect love story and give you a foolproof,cookie-cutter blueprint for how it's all supposed to work? But God cares too much about us to settle for a formula. He wants us to lean on Him for guidance and direction. He wants to be intimately involved in each detail,every step of the way. The minute we try to rely on a formula,we miss out on the whole beauty on what a GOD written love story is all about."

Leslie has a

Now that I have given you something to think about I shall go...
He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose ~ Jim Elliot                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Short,but sweet...♪♫

Okay blogger people this is my FAVORITE  CHRISTmas song ever,and I think Josh Groban does an amazing job at it,his voice is incredible!! =)
Check it out...come on you know you want too ;)


Tuesday, December 6, 2011

busy,busy,dreadfully busy

Have you watched the veggie tales where Archibald is singing about how busy he is? well if you haven't your missing out ;). That's what song came into my mind as I tried to sum up my week. And in other words if you just want it straight forward I've been busy! ;)
 let's start with Friday shall we? 
My church has a thing where we hand out hot cocoa during the towns open house,my job was to stir the hot cocoa before handing it to the people.We managed to hand out 1,700 cups of hot cocoa!!(and mind you it was all free nobody paid a dime for any of it..)

Me, Teresa mom and Hannah,along with friends of our pilled into our suburban and headed down to Grand Rapids.. Why? to see Les Miserables..( yes the book written by Victor Hugo),One thing I did not know is that the whole play was SINGING!! BUT I have never heard more beautiful voices then the voices in Les Mis. The sets where incredible,they had these huge 3 sided set piece that I can't remember the name of at the moment.and a big screen that did a bunch of special effects,even now I have one of the songs stuck in my head.
We went to church,and then we came home and had a yummy lunch,and I took a nap,yes I a 16 year old girl took a much needed nap....Hannah's boyfriend Spencer came over and we cut down our Christmas tree( after we did our yearly "I like this one" "no ,I don't like that one").I think it's one of the prettiest one we've had(but I say that every year)

Teresa and I are in a Drama Group called the Purity Ring Drama Group.On Monday I had to perform my monologue(a 3-5 paragraph speech,where you have to be a character). Mine was on Joan of Arc ,and I had to cry and yah I'm just glad I'm done with it... ;) The Teresa nd I had to babysit 9 (ranging from 10 months-8 years) kids for our church's financial peace class,and 6 of them where boys... I always sleep god Monday nights! =)

Today I did school and worked with our horses... and today was prolly the most laid back day I've had in a while.. =)