October 11, 2013
This is me.
jacket, blouse, shoes, & bag: thrifted, jeans: rue 21
Hi. Remember a few months ago when I made a really dramatic exit and swore off blogging? Well. Here I am. Blogging.
My last post was almost six months ago. I had felt like my blogging career was over and that I needed to focus on life outside of the internet world. And that I did. In the past six months, I have made a wedding dress, started my last semester of college, moved into a cute little house, grown, started a new job, celebrated 18 months of marriage, and so the list goes on. In the first few months, I didn't really miss blogging. I was ready to move on.
About three months ago, I started attending the temple ever Friday (a LDS temple is a place of worship where we go to be closer to the Lord, if you'd like to learn more click HERE). The temple is a very sacred and important part of my faith. I can't discuss what goes on inside of temples, but I can tell you that I have a testimony that it is of God and if we attend regularly, blessing await.
As I made an effort to go to the temple every week, I started having this feeling that I needed to start blogging again. I kind of brushed it off because I had JUST quit. I didn't want to look totally ridiculous. But each week I went back the feeling kept building. I had a feeling come upon me that said, "God gave me talents and my talents are God's. My talents may not be huge, but if I can use my talents to help someone else, I need to use them and show appreciation for them."
I have a really hard time not hiding away my talents under a bushel. I get SO embarrassed that I have this blog. I know it might seem a little silly that I consider "blogging" a talent, but this blog is called "Thrifted Things" and I do think I have a talent in finding clothing at thrift stores and making them my own. And I hope that I inspire some of you to look outside of the box and explore the world of thrifting.
So, this is me. I don't have a fancy camera. I pose awkwardly. I don't pay over $10 for any piece of clothing. I don't have sponsors. But I do have an eye for clothing. I do sew. I do re-fashions and make ugly things pretty.
I hope you stick around.... again. Here's to a come back to fashion blogging.