Hello, lovelies! 2017 was quite the year! My life was full of ups and downs. I learned a lot about putting my rest and my family above everything else in life. I also changed the direction of my blog, a work in progress I plan on growing in 2018! Before, we count down and theRead more
Merry Christmas, lovelies! With many hours on the road and seven Christmases under our belt in the past three days, Cody and I have had such a great Christmas. My sister came in town from Disney. I played Taboo with my parents. I got to visit with some cousins. We spent the night at myRead more
Hello, lovelies! July was divine. Partially because I pursued a lot of my hobbies more. Although teachers don’t truly have summers off, I definitely took some “me” time in July. Though I didn’t even complete all of my goals for July, I thought I would sit down and share in inspirations for August. This month,Read more
Hello, lovelies! It’s Saturday night and I am watching Game of Thrones, taking a break from crocheting. For me, a large part of being creative is having so many ideas! I often struggle with where to even start! Thus, I thought I would sit down and map out ten goals that I would like toRead more
Hello, lovelies! For my loyal followers, has anyone noticed something new? Welcome to my new website, my new name, and my new blogging adventure! Blessed & a Mess is brain baby I have had for some time now, yet haven’t had the time to see it come to life. When I first started blogging,Read more
Hello, lovelies! This weekend, I blogged about taking a blow when it came to getting blog posts out, due to being without a laptop. Really, it’s been a rough few weeks. Today, with a quick turn of events, I received a brand new Mac Air, since the damage done to my previous laptop was deemedRead more
Hello, lovelies! Last time I posted, I announced there was exciting news on the horizon! As I write this post on my ancient iPad that lags every minute I use it, I didn’t imagine I would announce the news like this. Then again, my luck would show me different. So here is me touching base,Read more
Hello, lovelies! I am so excited to be working behind the scenes on this blog. Until then, my blog will be doing some really odd stuff on the scenes. I’m asking my few loyal readers to remain patient, because new and better aspects of my blog are on the horizon. See you soon!
Hello, lovelies! Summer is coming to a close, but the next part of my life is just now beginning. <3 I might have mentioned that recently I have gotten a new teaching job, got engaged, but to add to the mix I thought, “Hey, wouldn’t it be fun if I got a new apartment andRead more
Hello, Twitter! I am now on another social media outlet for any of you Twitterheads that are interested! Look me up @brandiamanda_ where I tweet about my craft addiction, my hot mess of a life, and behind the scenes action of my blog. Seriously. Hit follow now!