Monday, August 1, 2016

Mug Monday

Happy August, everyone! It's so weird to think that school is right around the corner. As fall approaches, I always like to think about how it's a season of change. This time last year I was moving into a house with people I thought were my forever friends. There was a guy in the picture. I had just gotten an internship that I thought I would love. I had the perfect idea of how I wanted my life to go. 

365 days later... those friends are (for the most part) out my life. The relationship with that guy is more than over. I still have the internship, but I'm not wild about it. And I have absolutely no idea how the future is going to play out.

This is one of my all time favorite illustrations. I'm not sure exactly where I found it, but I have a copy saved on my phone, my iPad, my desktop computer, and I'm planning on making a print for my apartment wall. 

Change is hard, but sometimes it is so, so worth it in the end. No matter how trying the situation, bloom wherever life plants you. Have a great Monday!


  1. Love this illustration! Many people see change as a bad thing. But, as I've grown up, I've realized that change is so necessary and good!

  2. Oh I love this image! I'm so happy not to be the same person I was 5 years ago because I would never have the life I have now without change.

  3. I love this illustration, too! Change isn't always a bad thing. Sometimes it's a good thing. This year has been an amazing one for me, too! I got married, we adopted a puppy, bought land, and are about to build our dream home. Social media has changed me and so has blogging. I love this life and i'm so happy for the opportunity to grow older and change!

  4. Love that image!! I struggle with embracing change at times. I always have to remind myself that everything happens for a reason and I will be better for it in the long run!

    xo Ashley

  5. Such a great illustration. I'm such a big fan of change - it always happens for a reason and you never know where the road will lead you :)
    XO Amanda |

    1. Definitely! It's hard to realize it at times but change can be so good!

  6. I love that illustration! I used to be so scared of change but now I embrace it and even sometimes crave it! Hope you have an amazing week!

    Kayla |

  7. Such a cute illustration. I love it! Thanks for sharing xoxo, sharon

  8. Sometimes life goes completely unexpected! Even though you have no idea where you're going (it's okay, neither do I!) you'll get wherever you're supposed to be eventually!


  9. Love the picture! Change is important for growth! Great post!

    xoxo, Candice

  10. Change can be such a good thing! My life is so different from a year ago

  11. Goodness! I love this so much and needed to see this today, thank you!

  12. Love this image it couldn't be more true! I'm realizing that it's perfectly okay to not know how your future can play out and exploring different possibilities can be helpful!


  13. Love this post and illustration! People think change is always bad, but it isn't all the time. I've gone through a ton of change and it's honestly made me better in the long run!

  14. I absolutely love this! Change and growth are so necessary; I can't imagine living a stagnant life.

    XO, SS || Seersucker Sass

  15. Change is so important, yet I also struggle with it -- just takes me a little longer to adjust than most! cute pic!

  16. Short and sweet, but I LOVE this. It really is something we all struggle with. Love this post.

    Sara Kate Styling

  17. I love that "bloom wherever life plants you". Change can be so great and it can also be devastating but accepting it is key.

  18. Sometimes growth means you have to leave behind the people you thought you'd be around forever, but it's usually always worth it. Great post!
    Danika |

  19. I love that picture! I am a true believer that EVERYTHING happens for a reason, especially from personal experience. So, don't worry, keep that positive attitude up. :)

    xo //

  20. College is definitely a crazy time of changes! I had a really bad roommate situation my sophomore year and had to move out, but it all worked out really well so just remember to keep positive!!

    The Blush Blonde

  21. This picture describes a part in everybodys life whether it be good or bad. I think it is so important to stay true to who you are and believe that everything will work out. Keep your head up, pretty!

    xo Courtney Drew

  22. Oh my goodness I LOVE this! That is so deep and amazing!


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