What I’ve Been Loving – February 2019

Hello and welcome back to my blog! It has been months since I wrote a round-up post like this, and I feel like it's important for me to summarize my February. I don't usually say this, but the majority of February absolutely disappeared - we were a couple of days into the month, then suddenly we… Continue reading What I’ve Been Loving – February 2019

Interior Designer Adventures + Room Decor Haul!

Hello! I hope you're having a beautiful day. ❤ In today's post, I will be writing about an adventure I went on yesterday. It was early in the afternoon, and I had just gotten back from dropping off donations at our local Goodwill. My mom came outside when I was getting out of the car… Continue reading Interior Designer Adventures + Room Decor Haul!

Desk Tour {February 2019}

"Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you love." - Nate Berkus The last desk tour post I shared was posted in June of last year. That was far too long ago! In this updated desk tour, I've shared my work and living space with you, showcased… Continue reading Desk Tour {February 2019}

Thankful For Glasses + Getting My First Pair!

A few months ago, I started noticing a growing weakness in my left eye. I've never had any issues with my vision before, so this kind of freaked me out, haha! You should have seen me - I kept switching my hands back and forth in front of my eyes, comparing how well I could… Continue reading Thankful For Glasses + Getting My First Pair!

Coffee Chat | A Change Of Heart

I'm inviting you to grab a cup of coffee and stay for a while - I'd love to have a coffee chat with you! In this post, I'll tell you about my past few weeks, and you can let me know in the comments below what life's been like for you lately. Starting a couple… Continue reading Coffee Chat | A Change Of Heart

How I Stay Organized As A Blogger

"Organization isn't about perfection; it's about efficiency, reducing stress and clutter, and unleashing your creativity!" - Unknown Staying organized as a blogger takes a lot of hard work.To the casual onlooker, it may not seem like much - I mean, you have the dashboard to keep everything organized, right? No, not at all. What happens when… Continue reading How I Stay Organized As A Blogger

How I’m Overcoming Social Anxiety Through Comedy

"Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious." - Peter Ustinov One day last week, I made a cashier laugh.I had made an offhanded observation about something she was bagging for me, and in the next moment, she was laughing. That hadn't been my intention; I was just commenting on the situation, which is… Continue reading How I’m Overcoming Social Anxiety Through Comedy

How People Reached My Blog In 2018 {Funny Search Terms}

Since I started my blog two years ago, I've been fascinated by the statistics. Yes, the view/comment count is quite exciting, and I've always liked seeing which countries people have viewed my blog from ... but the funniest thing about blog stats, by far, is when you look at your search terms. In short, 'search… Continue reading How People Reached My Blog In 2018 {Funny Search Terms}

Why I Stopped Wearing Makeup For A Year + What It Taught Me

"Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical." - Sophia Loren I have suffered from lingering allergies and sensitivities my entire life. Every day, I am in some way affected by how my body responds to my environment. Whether it's triggered by something I ate, something… Continue reading Why I Stopped Wearing Makeup For A Year + What It Taught Me

Celebrating My Two Year Blogiversary!

Two years ago today, I shared my first post on Dreaming of Guatemala!In the first official post I wrote (see here), this is how I started my blogging journey: This blog will be both an outlet for me to express what makes me joyful in life, as well as to keep track of my journey… Continue reading Celebrating My Two Year Blogiversary!

Let’s Swap Blog Buttons!

One of my resolutions in 2019 is to meet (at least) one new blogger every day! Last year, my involvement in the WordPress community was very scattered and oftentimes faint. My family's situation brought about a lot of emotional turmoil in my heart, which means that blogging was not one of my main focuses for… Continue reading Let’s Swap Blog Buttons!

A Year Of Skies {2018 Edition}

Last year, I finished off my first year of blogging on Dreaming of Guatemala by showcasing the photos I took of the sky in 2017. It was a beautiful way to wrap up a year full of so many wonderful memories, because one of my absolute favorite things to do is photograph the sky. It… Continue reading A Year Of Skies {2018 Edition}

What I’ve Been Loving – December 2018

"Happiness is not the absence of problems, it's the ability to deal with them." - Steve Manaboli Happy December to you! In all honesty, I have felt pretty distracted when it comes to blogging this month. That's probably due to it being the holidays, so I've been out shopping, being with family, and planning out… Continue reading What I’ve Been Loving – December 2018

Please Pray For My Dad

"But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint." - Isaiah 40:31 Hey ❤ I wanted to write this quick update post to share two things. One is about blogging, and the… Continue reading Please Pray For My Dad

She Calls Me ‘Kiss’

She Calls Me 'Kiss' When I look at Elizabeth, What I hope to see Is the sweet child that hides behind The eyes that gaze at me. When I look at Elizabeth, What I would love to see Is the girl who's chosen a nickname Which means so much to me. Elizabeth is slowly learning… Continue reading She Calls Me ‘Kiss’