It has been awhile since I did a DIY & I had so much fun with this one. This DIY was inspired by Sharifa Creates A Little Box of Hope post & Tishan Lee’spresentation at the We Inspire Women Workshop (Part 1, Part 2).
I had a gratitude journal before but unfortunately life happened & I didn’t really follow through with it. I think the main reason I fell off was because it was a book & it ended up amongst all my other books until one day it was eventually forgotten.
After reading Sharifa’sblog post though it dawned on me that writing down at least one thing I’m grateful for & storing it in a jar or box may be the best way for me to keep a gratitude journal.
I had so much fun making it & I am elated to share it so here we go!
Portland is known for its natural & tranquil beauty. I’ve been going to Portlandever since I was a child to visit my family & all those years I hated it! It wasn’t until I became an adult that I began to appreciate how lucky I was to have roots in this tranquil haven.
Now that I am older & my great grandmother has passed unfortunately the trips are less. When my bestie decided that she wanted to go to Reach Falls for her birthday celebration at the end of July, I was more than elated!
I was sitting innocently at my desk listening to a song I have listened to many times but for some reason today I actually listened to it.
The song is very melodic & captivating so I attribute that to me not really noticing what the hell she was singing about. In the song, her man is obviously in love with someone else even though he is in a relationship with her. What is her solution to this little situation?…drink herself numb.
Rotary Installation seasons lately have required me to become rather creative. Ever since I became a member, I found that myself accumulating semi formal dresses that I only wore once or twice before having to give them away. Last season, I decided not to buy any new dresses but instead to mix & match pieces I already own.