April 2014 - Simply Samantha

Simple Things

10:47 AM

My blogger friend Ilene posted on her insta a week or so ago (because I am NOW just getting around to blogging this), how she has appreciated the simple things lately. And it got me thinking about all the little things that happen during my day that I should be more thankful for  how simple they are.

I am a very simple person, but my life begs to differ. I feel like it is busier and less simple every day.

However, I still enjoy the simplicity of sitting in my car before class(es) in the warm sun listening to music. Walking into work and hearing "hi manta!". Having a full girls day with my mom and sister full of laughs and fun. Laying in bed before falling asleep giggling at/with my husband talking about our day. Wearing dress's. Cooking. Reading (hence the photo below)

I think everyone should always have a moment where they look around and try to take in the simple things going on. I know i forget to do that from time to time. But maybe if we take the time to do that our busy days will seem so much simpler.

just me


4:04 PM

I hate deadlines. Not so much deadlines when it comes to school work. I'm an overachiever and like to have my homework done before before the homework is due.
I hate deadlines when it comes to life decisions.
Mostly because sometimes I feel like life choices shouldn't have deadlines but they are put in front of us or when put them their.
I'm running into this problem right now. I'm finishing up my general A.A Degree this semester. Now I have to decide what I want to do now. AND by the end of the semester, which is in about a month.
I feel pressured to do something. Find a career.
Here's my thoughts: I want to be a mom. Not right now, not for a while but that's what I want to do. Why am I going to spend money on school when within a couple years I am going to put a career aside to be a mom.
I also have a desire to do things that I feel I can do without sitting in a class room.  I love writing, I love blogging, I love cooking, I love social media and I love reading (thought i dont think you can make a career out of reading lol) .
What if I try to make a career by doing the things I love? Why can't I try to do something that doesn't require a classroom and a teacher? Why can't I be my own teacher?
These are the thoughts that fill my mind.
I love this quote. I want to see my dreams and desires as goals without deadlines :)