Where Have I Been?

It is really hard to believe that it is already the beginning of January of 2015. I remember being young and wanting to be older, but now I want time to slow down a little bit. I have been absent from WordPress for quite some time now: 4 months to be exact. It wasn’t necessarily that I wanted to be. I wanted to get back into blogging and I had so many ideas running in my head of posts that I could do. I just lost my motivation to blog. To be honest I even debated on if I wanted to continue blogging. I was also super busy. A lot of things have been changing in my life. I started a new job which has kept me busy. I work 8 hour shifts now instead of 12 hour shifts and I work more hours which means less days off. Although, I am loving the no nights! I moved to a different town as well. Let’s just say life has been busy. So with that all being said, I really want to get back into blogging. I probably won’t be able to do it as much as I used to when I first started the blog, but I don’t want to go 4 months ever again. My 1 year Anniversary with WordPress came and went during my 4 months off.  I want to hear from you! What kind of posts would you like me to do!?!?!

Here are some pictures of the last 4 months…

Waiting for the drive in movie to start

Day 64 of #100happydays at the drive in with the family. Waiting for it to get dark and start.

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Just another picture of Mirya & I!

My shiba inu mirya and I.

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At the tallest peak in Central Minnesota

A nice Fall day with my nieces!

Here is a picture of my nieces and I during this past weekend! Such a gorgeous Fall day out!

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My nieces as Elsa and Anna!

Day 74 of #100happydays My nieces for Halloween dressed up as Elsa and Anna! Happy Halloween!!!

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Minnesota’s First Snow Fall!

My attempt at painting…

Day 76 of #100happydays my painting I did in my painting and wine class!

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About to go celebrate Thanksgiving with my family! Also wearing my new coat!

Mirya and I by the Christmas tree!

Of course I had to take a picture with mirya and the Christmas tree.

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My niece ice fishing…

Day 93 of #100happydays watching my niece ice fishing.

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My nieces and I by the Christmas tree!

I hope to hear from you all!

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Where Have I Been?!?

I have only posted 2 posts this month! 😦 One of them was my 100 happy day posts, so really it has only been 1 post. Life sure has been busy here on my end of the world and well I just haven’t had much time for blogging. I recently switched jobs. I switched from being a hospital nurse to being a homecare and hospice nurse. It was really exciting to be offered this job! The hours are so much better! 🙂 No more 12 hour overnights! I just wanted to send you all a little message to let you know where I have been. I hope to start blogging again soon!

Brittany

100 Happy Days: Days 36-49

August has been busy! Crazy busy! I have only blogged so far once this month! I know, it is sad! I did not get a chance to post my #100happydays post the past 2 weeks, so I think it shall be about time. 🙂 I am in the process of doing the 100 Happy Days challenge on Instagram where I post a picture of something that makes me happy during that day. I am almost half way through! Time does go by fast! Hope you enjoy!

Day 36 of #100happydays my shiba inu Mirya about to take a nap on her new bed.
#shibainus #shibainu #lazymonday #pets #animals #animallovers
#petsofinstagram #dogs #dogsofinstagram #petbloggers #bloggers
#miryatheshibainu

Day 37 of #100happydays !! Finally a nail polish that doesn’t chip after a day! It cures by natural light instead of UV/LED. It was super easy to apply.
#sallyhansen #nails #thebeautydeputy #bbloggers #bblogger #bloggers #nailpolish

Day 38 of #100happydays Mac Cosmetics is coming out with a collection from The Simpsons inspired by Marge. Super excited for this collection!!! I grew up watching The Simpsons!
#bbloggers #bblogger #maccosmetics #thesimpsons #makeup #makeupcollections #beauty #thebeautydeputy

Day 39 of #100happydays These are amazing!!!! Naturally flavored vanilla and caramel soft cremes by #lancaster
#caramels #sweettooth #sweets #candy #ihaveasweettooth

Day 40 of #100happydays watching @essiebutton on YouTube makes me happy. She has such an amazing personality and I just love her #youtube channel. I would love to go shopping with this lady.
#bbloggers #makeup #thebeautydeputy #cosmetics #monthlyfavorites

Day 41 of #100happydays Molly relaxing on the stairs.
#mollythecat #cat #catsofinstagram #kittens #petsofinstagram
#pets #animals #petbloggers #thehappypawfiles

Day 42 of #100happydays loved the caramel and vanilla ones so much I decided to try the vanilla and raspberry soft cremes as well.
#lancaster #raspberry #ihaveasweettooth #sweettooth #sweets

Day 43 of #100happydays My newest jamberry manicure in Skyline! Love this wrap! Love Jamberry nails because they last unlike nail polish! I am having a jamberry party because I love jamberry so much! Message me if you’re interested in ordering!
#bbloggers #bblogger #jamberry #jamberrynails #skyline #jbskyline #nailwraps #nails #jamberryparty

Day 43.5 of #100happydays Mirya went to the groomer today! Lesson learned as soon as she starts blowing her coat again bring her in to the groomer right away! First I tried taking care of it myself and used a furminator and she looked so patchy and not her pretty self. Anyway the groomer bathed her and used a powerful blow dryer and brushed her and now her coat looks gorgeous again. She even got a cute scarf! 🙂
#shibainus #shibainu #shibas #miryatheshibainu #petsofinstagram #pets
#animals #dogs #dogsofinstagram #agirlsbestfriend #dog

Day #43.75 (Lol I have a ton of happy photos from today) My westie Maddie got a haircut! Isn’t she adorable?!?
#maddiethewestie #westhighlandwhiteterrior #westie #petsofinstagram #dogsofinstagram
#dogs #animals #animallovers #thehappypawfiles #petbloggers #pets #agirlsbestfriend

Day 44 of #100happydays Look what movie I got! Will be staying up late tonight watching this! 🙂
#divergent #divergentmovie #movies

Day 45 of #100happydays My shiba inu and her howl bark. This video is of my dad teasing her and therefore she will howl at him. Thought it would be fun to post for all those unlucky people who have never heard a shiba bark. Isnt Maddie my westie just adorable!?! You can tell she wants to bark too! Silly dad! I missed my photo/video from yesterday so I’m doing 2 today instead.
#shibainus #shibainu #dogs #pets #petsofinstagram #dogsofinstagram #miryatheshibainu
#maddiethewestie #westhighlandwhiteterrior #westie #animals #agirlsbestfriend

Day 46 of #100happydays Mail time! 🙂 I got my first ever Jamberry Stylebox and my Try the World box from Japan! Spoiler alert: Love them both! 🙂
#jamberry #jamberrynails #stylebox #nails #bbloggers
#thebeautydeputy #trytheworld #traveling #japan #iamsoexcited

Day 47 of #100happydays My niece Kate on the go-carts! She was super excited to be able to drive herself!
#enjoyinglife #ilovemynieces

Day 48 of #100happydays Playing Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U with my 6 year old niece! She loves it!
#nintendo #nintendowiiu #mariokart8 #videogames

Day 49 of #100happydays To all the people who know me, know that I am obsessed with pandas! I’ve loved panda bears ever since I was a little girl so when I saw Dani from #coffeebreakwithdani@coffeebreakwithdani wearing this scarf, I knew I had to get it! I got mine in green! I would have taken a picture of me wearing it but I just got off a 12 hour night shift so that picture will have to wait.
#pandas #panda #pandabear #pandascarf #scarf #bbloggers #fbloggers #fashion #falliscoming

That concludes this post! I hope that you enjoyed it! Comment and let me know what you thought!

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New Mac Collection Alert: The Simpsons

Growing up with only brothers, I sure watched a lot of The Simpsons. To celebrate their 25th Anniversary, Mac Cosmetics is coming out with a Marge Simpson themed collection. I honestly only have 2 items from Mac Cosmetics (Mac Fix + and a lipstick from the Alluring Aquatic Collection), so I don’t know much about the brand. I do know that they’re always coming out with new collections all the time. But, this collection really excites me. 😀 I will defiantly be checking it out when it officially comes out! I know I want the blush and a lip-gloss out of the collection. I also included a YouTube video from aLoveTart explaining more about this exciting collection. Comment and let me know what you think of this collection. Do you watch The Simpsons? What items from the collection do you want?

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100 Happy Days: Days 29-35

Time for another week of my 100 happy days Instagram photos! 🙂

Day 29 of #100happydays Just remembering the days of marching band and my caricature that I got in Florida during the band trip.
I miss those days. I have good memories from high school.

Day 30 of #100happydays Decided to do a video today. Isn’t my #shibainu Mirya adorable playing with her toy?!?
#miryatheshibainu #dogs #dogsofinstagram #thehappypawfiles
#animals #animallovers #pets #petsofinstagram #petbloggers

Day 31 of #100happydays It is such a nice day out today!!! 🙂 nice weather really makes me happy!
#minnesota #summer #summertime #enjoyinglife

Day 32 of #100happydays Flowers make me happy! 🙂 #flowers #life #enjoyinglife #nature #plants

Day 32 of #100happydays Flowers make me happy! 🙂 #flowers #life #enjoyinglife #nature #plants

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Day 33 of #100happydays Yes I know I post a ton of pictures of mirya on this 100 happy days thing, but she makes me happy!
#shibainus #shibainu #miryatheshibainu #puppylove #dogs #dog
#dogsofinstagram #animals #animallovers #petsofinstagram #petbloggers
#pets #lazyfriday #whatalife

Day 34 of #100happydays A photo of 3 generations. I took this photo yesterday but didn’t get a chance to post it until today.

Day 35 of #100happydays having time to work on #blogging makes me happy. Working on a post about #lushcosmetics and their liquid lipstick.
#bbloggers #bloggers #blogging #bblogger #beauty #thebeautydeputy
#makeup #crueltyfree #lush #cosmetics #liquidlipstick #makeupobsessed #makeuplover

That concludes this week of #100happydays of Instagrammed photos! Comment and let me know what you thought of them! Also, let me know if you’re doing this 100 happy days thing as well so I can follow along on your journey.

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100 Happy Days: Days 22-28

I can’t believe how fast summer is going!!! July is almost over!!! EEK! If you have been following me on Instagram, you may know that I have been taking part in the #100happydays. Basically, I take a photo a day of something that makes me happy then post it onto Instagram! Sometimes it is hard to think of something to take a picture of each and every day. I know my Instagram account (@thebeautydeputy) explodes with photos of Mirya, Maddie, and Molly. What can I say?!? I love my pets!  🙂 Hope you enjoy this week’s photos!

Day 22 of #100happydays I learned that Kohls carries The Balm! I looooooove The Balm and usually only can order online. Hooray for Kohls carrying The Balm
#thebeautydeputy #thebalm #makeup #makeupobsessed
#makeuplover #bbloggers #bblogger #cosmetics #kohls
#shopping #makeuphaul #nailpolish #nails #blush #lipgloss

Day 23 of #100happydays Staying up late getting ready for my night shift tomorrow. Im watching a favorite movie of mine #Aladdin !!
Disney movies sure make me happy. Never too old for a #disney movie. Princess Jasmine is my favorite!

Day 24 of #100happydays My adorable kitty lounging in her cat furniture.
#mollythecat #mollykitty #cat #kitten #kittens #cats
#catsofinstagram #animals #petbloggers #pets #thehappypawfiles

Day 25 of #100happydays My March of Dimes charitable cause #Scentsy buddy (Roosevelt the Rabbit) hanging out on my #alex9drawer from #ikea
#marchofdimes It makes me happy when companies donate to charities!

Day 26 of #100happydays Sharing a pizza at #Zorbaz with the family!! #pizza #eating #supper #minnesota

Day 26 of #100happydays Sharing a pizza at #Zorbaz with the family!! #pizza #eating #supper #minnesota

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Day 27 of #100happydays Going canoeing with the family down the river! #minnesota #summer #canoeing #familytime #canoe

A Little Extra 

At the drive in!!! 🙂 my niece is so excited!!!

At the drive in!!! 🙂 my niece is so excited!!!

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Day 28 of #100happydays My niece and my shiba inu Mirya.
#shibainus #shibainu #miryatheshibainu #dogsofinstagram
#dogs #puppylove #puppies #puppy #pets #petsofinstagram
#animals #animallovers #thehappypawfiles #petbloggers

As you can tell, I had a fun week! We went canoeing down the river! My niece loved it! It was a lot of fun! We also went to the drive in. Planes 2 Fire and Rescue was playing. My niece was so excited! I really love the concept of a drive in movie theater. It seems like the tradition is dying, which I find extremely sad! A lot of drive-ins had to close once everything went to digital. Luckily the one close by my hometown is still in business.  Going to drive in movie theaters is something different than the norm. Comment and let me know if you ever go to a drive in movie theater. I would love to hear from you all!

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100 Happy Days: Days 15-21

Time for my third week of #100happydays on Instagram! Make sure to follow me @thebeautydeputy in case you’re interested.

Day 15 of #100happydays #happybirthday to my#shibainu Can’t believe that my Mirya Mae turned 1 today!
#dogs #dog #dogsofinstagram #puppylove#puppies #thehappypawfiles

Day 16 of #100happydays what makes me happy is sunny days and being able to wear summer clothes. I can’t believe that it is already July 8th. Aaaah getting closer to another Minnesota winter! Waited so looooooong for this summer! #mauricesisthebest #maurices
#fbloggers #fblogger #bbloggers
#bblogger #fashion #sunnydays

Day 17 of #100happydays Mirya being adorable playing with her new birthday toy.
#dogsofinstagram #dogs #doggy #puppylove #puppies
#miryatheshibainu #thehappypawfiles #puppy
#agirlsbestfriend #shibainus #shibainu

Day 18 of #100happydays Getting back into learning the guitar makes me happy! I haven’t played it a lot lately because of my busy life. I got out of playing it when I went to nursing school and lived in a dorm and then after that an apartment. Today is the day that I start to relearn everything I forgot! #guitar #music

Day 19 of #100happydays my cousin got an adorable kitty named Rosie today! Isn’t she just adorable? A kitten\cat who has found a forever home makes me happy. #kittens #catsofinstagram #cat #cats #kitten #animals #animallovers #petbloggers #thehappypawfiles

Day 20 of #100happydays Geese crossing!

Day 20 of #100happydays Geese crossing!

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Day 21 of #100happydays Starting a new book makes me happy!! #ifistaybook #ifistay #reading #novels #books

Day 21 of #100happydays Starting a new book makes me happy!! #ifistaybook #ifistay #reading #novels #books

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That concludes this week of my #100happydays on Instagram! Hope you all enjoyed my photos! I really can’t believe that my Shiba Inu Mirya is already 1! Time sure does fly by!  Let me know if you’re doing this type of post as well so I can check it out!

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