Currently | Ambassador Post: Kristin of My Life as a Teacup

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Take five minutes to tell your ‘right-now’ story.

What are you currently reading, watching, and loving? Write it down!

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The Story:

In late 2012, I was playing around with the idea of a weekly journaling introspective that was super easy to complete. I created a simple journaling card with the prompts already listed. Each week I grab a card and spend just a few minutes filling it out.

Over the past year, the #CurrentlyList community has exploded on instagram and in our brand new facebook group. Today I am excited to have one of the fabulous Currently Ambassadors Kristin of My Life as a Teacup here to share her Currently List!

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Currently Ambassador: Kristin of My Life as a Teacup

As a blogger, I’ve always enjoyed documenting my life, and I love that the Currently Journaling Challenge allows me to capture a more personal, everyday side of my that my posts don’t always reflect. It’s nice to intersperse articles about literature and writing with a snapshot of what I’ve been up to lately, without saturating my blog with overly personal details and moments of TMI.

The Currently List Challenge allows me to share a little part of my right-now self with my readers, and fits nicely into my already existing weekly “recap”, if you will, Things I Love Thursday.

For someone who is always on the go, I tend to go the traditional journaling card route. I keep a few stashed about – in my office, a few in my wallet, even in my car – so that I can fill one out whenever the mood strikes each week! A colored pen helps me to keep my cards looking uniform, but inject a little bit of fun at the same time! Snap a quick picture, and minutes later, I’m sharing my week with my readers on Instagram, or saving the picture to make an appearance on my Thursday blog post.

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Being on the go (and being forgetful, on top of it all) means that I sometimes don’t take the time to pause and reflect on what’s happening in the moment, and the Currently List Challenge helps me to refocus and take a little time for me, even if it is just two minutes. It’s nice to look back even just a few weeks later and see just how much I’ve changed as a person, or reflect about the week’s events. Documenting my life means documenting the little things just as much as the big ones, and sometimes it’s the little ones I find the most fascinating!

(Apparently, I’m usually feeling overwhelmed, judging by the last like, 7 cards I’ve done).

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Kristin is a list-addict and bookworm who gets way too emotionally attached to fictional characters. When she’s not scribbling a list on any scrap of paper that graces her path, she can be found sipping a cup of chai and discussing the literary merits of Batman with her Pittsburgh English Nerd posse. Grab a cup of tea, get cozy, and follow My Life as a Teacup for writing and organization tips, literary discussions, and all things bookish!

 

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How to Get Started:

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This Month’s Featured Card:

May 2014: Dandelion

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This month’s Featured Card is available for purchase in both Physical and Digital form.

 

Share a link to your #CurrentlyList in the comments below!

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As a woman, telling your story is a powerful and radical act. I tell my story with personal photos, colorful paper, and unique memorabilia. This is my platform for teaching modern-day scrapbooking and helping women document their awesome-lady lives.

  • I loved reading and getting to know Kristin that little more. I also look back and half mine say, overwhelmed? Must be a crafty feeling then?

    • Overwhelmed is a big one for me too.

  • Kelly Jean

    I’m like Kristen and use colored pens too for but a fun but clean look. Loved reading about her!

    • I need to get out my colored pens more often, such great thinking.

  • Shawna Miller

    Love Kristen!

    • She’s the best <3 and I love her handwriting!!