{Friday Flair & Who I Am} with Rebecca from Simple as That

 
Hi. My name's Rebecca.
 
I'm a wife. Mother. Daughter. Sister. Friend. Blogger. Chocolate lover.
 
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I'm  a bit of a perfectionist. Ugh. My sister's gonna read this and roll her eyes. Ok. I am a perfectionist. Totally hate it!
 
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I'm a crafter, but I'm a lazy one. It needs to be simple or I'll turn and run!
 
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I'm a photographer. A scrapbooker. I'm a believer in recording the stories of our regular, everyday life. The real {yes, my kids pick their nose too} kind of stories.
 
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I wrote a book once.
 
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I love to read but rarely find time these days. The last book I read: The Hunger Games.
 
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I love quotes. I collect them. One of my recent favorites:
 
"The great lesson is…that the sacred is in the ordinary, that it is to be found in one's daily life, in one's neighbors, friends and family, in one's backyard."
 
- Abraham Maslow
 
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I'm the oldest of four siblings. Before I had children I was a dental assistant. I'm an obsessive list writer. I love quiet, but rarely find it. …… I love chocolate, did I mention that already? I love garlic mashed potatoes, mint chocolate chip icecream & popcorn. Not at the same time, mind you.
…… I love to cook but hate cleaning up the mess afterwards. ……
 
I do enjoy time out with friends, but I'm a total homebody. My favorite place to be is at home, curled up on the couch in a comfy pair of yoga pants.

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I'm a mean mom. I totally make my kids eat all their veggies, brush their teeth longer than 10 seconds and put on clean clothes at least every other day.  
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Sometimes I leave the dinner dishes in the sink overnight. Sometimes I don't put the lid on the toothpaste. Sometimes I'm grumpy and impossible and crave time to myself. …… I'm thankful for the opportunity I have to be a mother to four beautiful children. I'm thankful for a husband who knows just what I need, even better than I do sometimes. I'm thankful for the strength I find in my faith to face life's challenges. …… I love to blog. I especially love connecting with women around the world & exchanging stories of motherhood, the challenges of daily life, crafting & photography. Getting to know others who are different from myself, yet the same in so many ways. :)
 
 
Rebecca is one of my new blogging friends and I ADORE her!!  This woman has talent, style & drive.  I love and admire that in people.  Her photography is simply divine and I learn soooo much from her.  Make sure you head over to Simple at That and say hello from WhipperBerry!!
 
Sidenote…
We have a winner from this weeks UPrinting giveaway!!  As chosen by Random.org, comment #7 Cindy H. has won the 10×20 rolled canvas!  Congrats Cindy!!
 

Now it's Party Time!!!

It’s Friday Flair… show us what you have {Whipped-Up} this week!

 

 

Here are the sticky rules {you know rules are in place so that no one gets their feelings hurt or their eye poked out! So let’s play nice.}
  • Please link up only your own projects, and link to the specific post, not your blog home page. No Etsy shops or giveaways, please.
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  • You must grab a WhipperBerry button and include it somewhere in the post you’re linking, or on your home page (a text link is great too).
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  • Stay and mingle (remember, it’s a party!), and leave a couple comments for other guests!
 

Comments

  1. says

    Love the new look! The old one was great too but this one is fabulous! Thanks for hosting the party! Oh and I love the blog simple as that! So many great ideas happening over there.

  2. says

    Love you darling ladies- the new design is just stunning and fits perfectly your delightful blog!  Loved the feature on Rebecca- I'll have to run over and check her blog out!
    Thanks for hosting!
    xoxo,
    Amy

  3. says

    Hey!  Finally getting back into linking up after a 5 month hiatus!  So I thought I'd join your party for the first time!  BUT I can't seem to find your buttons ANYWHERE!!!  Send me the html and I'll add it to my party sidebar!!!  And if you run out of "I am" call me!  LOVED getting to know you finally at EVO!

    • says

      Sorry I don’t have a new button yet… I will get one ready for next week. A text link will be great too! Soooo good to see you here, miss you guys!

  4. says

    Rebecca's blog is one that I enjoy going to all the time.  She has the most amazing photos and is so inspiring!  Thank you for sharing a little more about her with us.  Thank you for hosting a fabulous link party each week.

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