because sometimes all we need is a little cheering up

paint your nails with exotic colours
make pizza
record senses in a notebook
buy pretty flowers
decorate your room
eat chocolate
go to Gap and buy something new
capture sunflare with a lens
flip open your notebook and just write
take photos of the snow
do your hair in a messy bun
accomplish something you've been meaning to do
memorize and study scripture
write a description
daydream
listen to Chopin's music
read a good book
create a collection of favourite quotes
make yourself and a friend a cup of tea
dance to music

...because sometimes all we need is a little cheering up during these dreary winter months. xx

20 comments

  1. i love this post!!:) Thanks for sharing your wonderful photography!!!!

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  2. love this. :) great list and beautiful photos!

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  3. Gorgeous, again ;)

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  4. Love that last image. And great list. xo

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  5. Remarkable photography! Wonderful list!
    Thanks for sharing.

    ---->> Kate

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  6. YOUR NOTEBOOK. YOUR FLOWERS. YOUR SELFIE SHADOWS. YOUR FOOD. How how how in this world are you this talented!?

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  7. Heavens above. Lady. You are so wondrously talented. The winter blues do get under your skin, don't they? Thankyou so much for this list. I am mentally thinking about how I want to do each one this weekend!
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  8. all of these are beautiful :) your pictures, that list, everything x
    -Jianine

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  9. Love, love, love this. Some cheering up...yes, this is the time of year we need it most.

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  10. goodness girl! these are perfect. LITERALLY. your photos make me swoon.

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  11. I love everything about this. You're amazing! xx

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  12. The way you truly, effectively capture life...it just makes me speechless. Yes, this whole post cheers me up.

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  13. January is definitely the month for being resourceful in making yourself happy.

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  14. Thank you :) I needed a bit of cheering up :)
    Kimmy x

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  15. You capture your life SO WELL! I just- wow. You do it so well!
    Makes me want to jump up and do the same! =D
    The snow pictures are beautiful, I like the picture of your painted nails in the mirror, the flowers... I have that SAME red calligraphy pen, and I really like how you wrote that verse out. Out of the box thinking, ya' know?
    Okay, I'm done gushing.

    `Jenny

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  16. THIS certainly brightens my mood. I always love coming to your blog, dear.
    xoxo

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  17. this is wonderful, acacia. your blog always cheers me up. xx

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  18. Right on! This was awesome. Especially the picture of the Snickers. It's the little things. :)

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  19. What a perfect winter list. :) And gorgeously heart-warming photos. I felt like I just stepped into your life there for a moment. Okay, funny story about stepping into your life… I dreamed sometime last week that I met you and your family! My dreams are always wacky though, so I think we were on some kind of navy ship and you couldn't show people your room or something, but I got to because I was special or something…? Anyway, we hit it off and had so much in common. ;) I'm sure it wouldn't be much different in real life.

    Aand that stripy shirt? Is that what you got at Gap? The funny thing is that I definitely tried on a shirt just like that at Gap (just with grey stripes in stead of red… I din't see one with red), didn't buy it, and keep wishing I did. Yep, okay, I think we should be twins. Okay? :)

    Last thing. I promise I won't write a book. Your silhouette pictures with your messy buns are too great! Love 'em.

    xx.
    Lindsey

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    1. Oh, Lindsey, I love you so much! This comment (seriously) made my day.

      xx
      Acacia

      PS the shirt IS from Gap... and we SHOULD be/we already are twins!
      PPS ahhh, I really need to email you. I promise an email will be on its way soon (and a letter, of course).
      PPPS you dream sounds perfect; if only that could happen in REAL life! (and just maybe it will!)
      PPPPS Just to let you know, I AM aware of the fact that there are too many 'PS's in this comment; (oops). ;)

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