That the past two nights were good nights. ;] In fact, they were better than good, they were greaaaat!! Last night came with a visit from my cute dad =] it was so fun! He brought me groceries from my momma than we sat and talked for a while. I miss that old man while I'm here in B-Town!
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teehee =] that picture of him makes me giggle!
Then tonight was spent with Miss Aubree we dined at Olive Garden and ate these bad boys
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If you have never had their Italian doughnuts, you are missing out on life my friend. haha they were soo good! =] Then I went and saw her new STORE! Yeah, she's my hero! 19 and opening the cutest boutique in Nampa. I'm in total awe of everything she's doing right now! Girl is a beast! Then we drove around being way too silly and doing some sneaky secret things...teehee ;] 
It was a blast! =] 
 Here's some random Wednesday inspiration for you. =]
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I've been leaving little reminders like those everywhere I go on post its, I'll be sharing some pictures and a post about it later!. But for now, go to www.operationbeautiful.com join in, spread the love!
xoxo
Taylor
 
 
There are certain topics that hit home hard. I worked very hard for many years on the anti-tobacco advocacy and after writing my next speech for communications about depression and suicide I decided it is about time I got involved in helping in any way I can. Depression is one that really hits home because I myself have struggled with it and about half of my family struggles with it. Way too many people are unaware of the seriousness of it and I realized that it's time for me to help educate more than just my speech class. I am going through the process of applying to get a chapter at BSU of To Write Love on Her Arms- a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. Each issue is incredibly important to me as I have been affected by all of them- not all directly, but by other people I know who have struggled with addiction and self-injury and by people I know who saw no other way out except suicide. I am hoping beyond all hope that I will be able to start this chapter up and get others involved and educated. This is something I am incredibly passionate about and I want to be able to get involved as much as I possibly can. I would love your support in this new and important step I hope to be able to take. I'll be sure to keep you all up to date as things happen. It's going to be a crazy adventure and I'm so excited to feel that high I get from knowing I'm helping make a difference, even if it's just one person I touch. It's insane how loud one voice can be. I learned that from my time spent with the Magic Valley Tobacco-Free Coalition. Even if the chapter at BSU doesn't happen, I want to be able to help out in anyway I can. I sincerly urge you to get involved in something like this as well. =] Visit http://www.twloha.com/move to find out how you can help out or get involved with TWLOHA. Don't ever underestimate the impact you can have on others. Get educated about important issues like depression. Learn as much as you possibly can. Knowledge is power. And last but definately not least, don't judge what you don't understand, just love. =]
Thank you all for taking the time to read about something this important to me. I love you all for it =]
xoxo
Taylor
 
 
I have been in the biggest waredrobe lull so here's some lovely inspiration for new outfits I'm lusting after from two incredibly inspiring ladies- Amanda from Indie Jane and Katie from Skunkboy Creatures, and some music to go along with them that I've been listening to all day long =]
Amanda-
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Katie-
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Huge, huge style crush on both of them. My goodness. Hope you were inspired as well =]
Have a great Friday! Mine will be spent trying to sleep and do homework. boo!
xoxo
Taylor
 
You Should... 04/09/2010
 
Listen to the CD Storyboards by Sleeping at Last. They were giving it away free for a couple days and I was lucky enough to snag a copy for myself and it is beautiful music. Very calming and inspiring. Check them out here, here, and here. It's very different from what I normally listen to, but I think it's incredible music and his voice has a very calming affect to it. Maybe it's just me that thinks that ;] but check them out for yourself! 
What's really neat about the above music video is if you click the little tab that says "Track 2" in the bottom right corner it takes you to the next track on the album. It has that on all of the songs so you can hear the entire album =] Hope you enjoy!
xoxo
Taylor
 
Done =] 04/08/2010
 
I finished painting my Kalimar camera and I couldn't be more excited about it! Here are some pictures, let me know what you think about it!
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YAY! =] I love it so much! I can't wait to get my hands on more cameras and continue painting them! eek! =] Hope you like it as much as I do! Have a fantastic Thursday night! Mine will be spent doing homework and watching Project Runway!! Yayy!
xoxoxox
Taylor
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Camera Love=] 04/07/2010
 
I am so stoked! I got the Holga 135BC TLR! So excited to get it! =] I also found this cute camera at Goodwill for $2 the other day and started painting it. It's still a work in progress and I'll share photos when it's all finished =] 
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Photo not mine, click for source =]
I fell in love with some gosh darn CUTE customized cameras I found online and decided to start making some of my own =] Serious amounts of camera thrifting are in order! Here's some amazing inspiration.
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Cute, huh? =] Oh, I found the cuuutest dress that this girl wants soso bad =}
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Cute, right? =] Well loves! Have a great night =]
xoxo
Taylor
 
Indecision... 04/04/2010
 
Ah! I finally decided on what I want for my birthday gift from my parents-kind of. Either the Holga 135TIM Half-Frame camera-
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Or the Holga 135BC Twin Lens Reflex, only in white instead of black=]-
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What do you think?? =]
 
Happy Easter =] 04/04/2010
 
I hope you all have an incredible Easter Sunday. =]
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I got to be a bunny at work yesterday! It was so cute with all the little kiddies running around with their faces painted too!
Here's what I've been up to today! =]
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Cute Easter basket with sunglasses, lotion, Alice in Wonderland <3 and of course, lots of candy =]
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Decorate eggs =] I made an I <3 U one, a That's what she said one and a pink/teal one =]
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Bunny shaped scones for breakfast! So yummy!
It's been a fun little family day. I got Mr. Ron a cute little Easter basket and gave it to him last night =] I forgot to take a picture of it, of course. haha I hope you all have a lovely day. Here's some cute Easter inspiration I stumbled across. =]
all photos found via weheartit
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This tree is uhhmazing!!
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xoxo
Taylor
p.s. remember, somebunny loves you ;]
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LomoLove <3 04/01/2010
 
I recently started browsing the Lomography website and holy, wow! I am AMAZED at the beautiful photography I found! Here are some of the most inspiring photos!
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Aren't they incredibly stunning!? Gah! I want to buy every single camera Lomography has and take pictures of EVERYthing! =]
Hope you were inspired on this windy Thursday!
xxxoo
Taylor
 
 
Don't listen to your mother. Here's why... ;]
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Cute things happen =] I wish all my lunches looked like that! =]
xxoo
Taylor
all images found via weheartit