Sunday, 31 July 2011

Summer Updates from the Becca Soup.

We're 2/3rds of the way done with summer, and I realized that I haven't blogged at all really except picture posts. So I decided to make an update to that. Here is life....

The reason I've been a little MIA this summer is cuz I've been working between 50-60 hours a week as a supervisor at the local waterpark. It is such a fun job. (haha well most the time) I work over kids from the ages of 14-17 usually. They are entertaining, but it is almost like babysitting sometimes haha. Anyways, I have a blast. The work comes with lots of perks too... We get free season passes, have like 2-3 employee parties a month where we draw for prizes. Last time I won a super cool scooter bike!! and another time I won this really nice genuine NFL football.  Also we get 30% percent off everything that is sold in the park. Well working at a place like this has taught me a few things that I would like to share.

  1. Often times I think people forget that employees are people too. The way that some guests treat these 14,15 year old kids makes me so sick. If I had one wish, I would wish for everyone to see everybody for the beautiful people they are inside instead of yelling carelessly at kids who are trying their best.
  2. Dads are the greatest thing in the whole world!! Whenever I'm at the waterpark and see a dad by himself with a bunch of little kids trying his hardest to make their day special, my heart just melts. The best is I saw a dad carrying a car seat, a lawn chair, a diaper bag AND a little pink towel bag walking his three little girls back to their minivan at the end of the day. He looked around at his tired little girls and just smiled this great big smile. I wanted to cry, it was the most precious thing I've ever seen. 
  3.  I love when little kids order at the food stands. You hear this little voice and they are too short, so all you can see is two little hands on the counter and a couple dollars pop over it. SO cute!!
  4.  Last but not least...Attitude is EVERYTHING! I feel like my job could either be great or terrible. But since there is no more room for hard things in my little heart, I have to choose happiness to get through the day. After a while it really does become the funnest job. Also I see this in our guests. There are the moms who you can tell are dreading the day at the waterpark because of all the hassle and struggles it takes to keep everyone happy and prepare...they are SO grouchy and just yell at their kids all day and it makes me sad. And then there are people like that dad I saw in #2. These are going to be your kids memories someday... cherish them. 

Ok so other than the water park, I turned 19 on July 20th!! For my birthday I got off work early and suprised my family by taking them all out to Cold Stone and Harry Potter 7. haha I know that your supposed to get gifts on your birthday instead of give them, but I like giving more and that's what I wanted to do. My family made me this amazing salmon dinner and we had Ice cream cake. YUM!!  Man I have one year left until I'm out of the teen years. 20 seems so old haha. Although I'm kinda excited to be twenty just because twenty is how old I'll be when Logan gets home.

Speaking of Logan, He has been good. He's had a rough last companion, but he's still in the same area he started in. He's on his sixth month out now. I'm suprised that it's already six months, only because I thought this day would never come because time seems to move so slow (if that makes sense). He still writes me twice a week usually and sends them once a week. I still write him every single day and I love it. We also email once a week too. So I guess we are definitely still together and planning on keeping it that way forever.

Yup. Sorry I get so romantic and talk about Log so much. My mom always makes fun of my blog for that. So sorry if you get sick of it. That's becca for ya. So yup. There is my update. I'll try and blog about more interesting things as soon as  I have a moment free from work. Much love to all my readers!! - Becca

Oh haha... this is my cool scooter bike I won at the Employee party!! it's funny.

Monday, 25 July 2011

19th Birthday and some Work Pictures!!

I had a marvelous birthday with marvelous cake. The shirt I'm wearing is what Logan sent me in my birthday package! I LOVE it! he is SO sweet. Yup.
Work is great...except I look like a man in most of the pictures. haha. I guess when you work 10 hours a day in the hot hot sun...that's what ya get. Once again sorry for the sideways-ness. I will figure it out soon

yay sparklers !! See that stuff in my left hand... yup those are my letters to Logan.

My Desk!! I'm a big deal lol. Just Kidding.... but it really is my desk, the Rockstar isn't mine though don't worry. And Yes. I don look nasty lol.
My friends Holly and Connie. this is called we are very hyper and tired because it is the pool party shift which means it is around midnight and we have all been at work much too long lol.
A Mini Cake that Kinzy got me for my birthday :)

Sunday, 17 July 2011

Trials- Lightening the Load

Sometimes I get bored in church and draw illustrations of what the speaking topic in Sacrament Meeting is.

Today's topic...

So I don't know much about trials, but I do know from recent happenstances in my life that being sad and angry about them will just make it harder and adds more of those painful heavy blocks to a soul. You have to find Love and Happiness and Fun to help even out the weight. And most the time you can't do it alone... I think you get the big cart of hearts from friends and family who love and care for you and from Heavenly Father. But you do have to accept the hearts and put them on your teeter totter of happiness for them to work. 

I find if there is too much sadness weighing down my heart from the trials of life... then a big cart of hearts is the perfect medicine.  and I LOVE giving away hearts. so if you need a few call me up ♥ ♥

Yup. There's what got from church. The parable of the sad/happy teeter totter ☺

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

My Disney Drawings :)

Ok I admit it. I like to draw pictures on It's called Disney Create and you go and draw digital paintings and people give you stars and they can favorite you as an artist, or favorite your drawings. Well I have around 350 fans now and lots and lots of favorites and comments, so I figured, if the little children who play on disney like my drawings...they may be blog worthy. Don't make fun of me lol. and remember that I did this all with a touch pad mouse on my laptop. No tablet or nothing. So sorry if the art is a little sloppy or bad.

People are always telling me I should share and show everyone my digital art. So finally here is all my artwork. I guess this is what I do when I'm feeling sad and need something to cheer me up. I hope you enjoy. 

We'll go from oldest to newest I guess.... (click on the picture to make it full size and really big. 

This was my very first one lol. I was just messing around. It does look kinda cool though.
Mickey Mouse
 This is a bird that I made. Her name is Fruity Sky because She is SO colorful
Fruity Sky
 I LOVE Disney World!! So I made this picture because I think the castle there is super pretty
Cinderella's Castle

I think I made this around Valentines day :) Always got to love Minnie and Mickey 
Minnie and Mickey Mouse

This was an attempt at Belle's Castle. It didn't turn out too well. I was still learning all the tools. 
Belle and her Castle

This one I like a ton. It's from Harry Potter, which is the best!
Hogwarts School at Night

This one was fun to do because I especially loved this part of Rapunzel. It was so cute I got a few art responses by little kids of cute little versions of the picture. This one has the most views out of all of my pictures for some reason. 
Rapunzel Sees the Lights 

 I made this picture when I finally reached 100 fans. I was so so excited!
I reached 100 Fans!! Thank You!!!

 Little baby from the movie Tangled. The crown is my favorite part :) 
Baby Rapunzel

 So somebody requested that I draw a person playing a trumpet. I'm not very good at drawing people, so I made it fun by drawing him in the heart of Disney Land. You can see Pirates of the Caribbean in the background and if you look hard enough there are hidden mickeys in this picture just like Disney Land
Trumpeter at New Orleans Square

This is from the movie Anastasia. There was supposed to be more but I got tired of drawing.  It's one of my favorite movies. I even named my dog Dimitri after this movie 
Once Upon a December

 Somebody requested that I draw pascal for them. I love this part of the movie because I think it's hilarious. So this was the moment I decided to draw him in. 
Hide and Seek Pascal

 I love classic vintage mickey so so much that I just had to draw a picture of him and Minnie.  :) 
At the Ice Cream Parlor

 After I drew classic Mickey people kept requesting Donald and Daisy. This one reminds me of a certain person I used to spend my summers with.
Daisy and Donald at the Beach

 Ok so this is my FAVORITE EVER!!!!! This drawing took me forever. I am in love with castles and always wanted to do sleeping beauty's and I wanted to really put my digital painting skills to the test. yup. so I drew tons of details and tried to make it as realistic as possible. I think it turned out pretty good. 
Sleeping Beauty's Castle
 Somebody requested I draw here is what I drew
Pixie Hollow Tinkerbell

This is another request. It's based on the house by Frank Lloyd Wright
Falling Water

This is my latest picture. All the artists have mascots so I decided to make my mascot based off what I would want to look like and be like as a Disney Princess.
Princess Rebecca--my new Mascot!

The End. man...that was embarassing. Now you know what I do with my free time. If you actually think this is cool and want to see my page with all my comments lol  just go to Disney Create and search my screen name. It's paintprincess129.
Yup The ENd.. :)