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As we’re making our first home more “lived in,” I’m finally getting around to take pictures to show you how we’re decorating our home. I know quite a few people want me to do a home tour, so you can just check out all the posts as we’re sharing through the following category: Charming Home or Our First Home.
Main Living Area
Couches: Rooms To Go
Coffee Table: Rooms To Go
Pillow Covers: Assorted Etsy shops
Yellow Blankets: Target
White Plush Blanket: Bed, Bath & Beyond
Entertainment Console: Target
Scarf Valances: Bed, Bath & Beyond
Back Wall Area
Lamp Base: Target
Lamp Shade: Ballard Designs Outlet
I have briefly mentioned before, that Natasha from 1BrokeGirl did a Different Bloggers, Different Faiths series during Lent. I participated myself and my post went live on Good Friday. I just wanted to share some experts from my post and then the entire series because I thoroughly loved it. I know I love my faith and it’s my rock in my life so I enjoyed reading about the faith and foundation for others’ lives.
For those of you who don’t know, I’m a practicing Roman Catholic, and I have been since I got Confirmed in 2007. I talk a little bit about what a normal week in my faith could look like, special celebrations, tangible items that are important to me and my faith, why my religion is special to me, and a few resources.
You can read about all of that in detail but here is what I said for why my religion in special to me:
Though, I was Baptized Catholic, I was also in a way a convert. Going nowhere fast in my public school, I transferred to a private Catholic school my sophomore year of high school. It was a slow process, but I eventually became a dedicated and motivated member of the Catholic Church my senior year of high school. I was so in love with Christ and my faith that I wanted to be a missionary (ended up not working out). I did however get involved with my college Catholic ministry and this is where I met my husband. We love Catholicism for many reasons but to sum it up: we obviously believe in all of it’s tenets, but we also love that the Church and the faith is universal (in fact, that is what “Catholic” stands for). I have been to Mass in many different countries though there are a few differences, the majority of it stays the same. I go to France and though I speak little French, including the necessary “Je suis Americain” when attending a French Mass, I am still well aware of what is going on and I’m with family. We just love that!
Of Course, there is always the beautiful feeling of wholeness and hope when someone believes in something higher than themselves, regardless of the name on the Church’s sign.
And here is the rest of the series:
Fun news! Annie from The Ranting Latina and I are teaming up to bring you monthly weeklong series. The hope is to help educate and engage with audiences on various topics. BUT we need the help of the pros (cough cough bloggers) who are pretty well-versed on these topics. Here is some more information, including the sign up form after it.