The wording of the universe

“Life, happens when you’re making plans, flying high and shaking hands; the song will write you, you don’t write it. I didn’t mean to fall in love, this rhythm that created us. I was running, we collided…”

This is the first original post I’ve written in about 3 months, the rest have been either songs, or repost with commentary; and yes, I am aware that this includes a song, but I intend to write more than just that. My life has been eventful to say the least, and there’s a lot I could tell you, but I’m going to be very selective about what I share with you guys, not because I don’t want to share, but because I  want to keep some things for myself. Still, my life remains not at all interesting, guys… But I’m going to update you on all things, pony-wise.

  • My mom got a dog, her name is Chewie as in Chewbacca. She’s adorable and tiny. I’m not really into dogs (You’re talking to a cat lady here) but that baby is adorable to say the least, and I’m literally dying over her. I’ll make sure to post a picture of her very, very soon.

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  • We moved into a new House, Everything is still a little too messy, and every times I try to do a little, there’s more and more and more left to do. I think two more weeks and I’ll be done with this. But let me tell you guys, the new house is looking good.
  • A few weeks ago I got a surgery, I had my gallbladder removed. I am all fine now, but still recovering I guess. I was told I was going to be able to go back into my life in two weeks (True) but I would still feel tired and in pain for a couple of months (Also true) So I am in that second stage now.
  • Next week a friend is coming to visit. He’s not just visiting me, he has a lot of things to do in the city, but it’s going to be super nice to get a chance to see him again.

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  • Lately I’ve been so into Instagram, it has become my main social network, in fact, I am almost sure that most of the people who check this place, do so because they find the link on my Insta account, so if for some reason you’re into what I post, check it out and follow me!

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  • You know this already (Because of course you do) I got into the Planner Community, and I really think I’ve found my niche. I think I’ve never felt more at peace and more accepted on a community as I feel in the Planner Community; as with everything, I’ve seen things I don’t entirely relate to (More on that on future posts), but in general, I feel so connected. So thank you, Planner Girls (for some reason, we’re only -or mainly- girls).

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  • I’m saying this, with no intent of getting too deep into it, but I am in a relationship. I am with someone I love deeply, and I care a lot about this person. I don’t really want to tell much, cause… quite honestly, I don’t feel too comfortable; this is ours only. I have the feeling none of us want to really talk about it outside of, well, us. But we’re ok. We’re fine. I’m loving this, guys, he is just amazing. Aren’t you happy for me?

So, that’s it, ponies, I’m going to try to come and do a bit more of real blogging, not just random updates on my life every few months. I swear I have about 10 drafts, but for many reasons, I never got around actually finishing any, mainly because I had things I needed to get out of my system, and now that they’re out, I can go back to actually blogging and you guys can go back to expecting posts.

“With you, I found a new way to live, I see an alternative. Now we started, we can’t stop it. I, I didn’t mean to fall in love, last thing I was thinking of was you and me but, we collided…”

Love, ponies and other lovely things,

Firma

Labeling my Stationery Drawers

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A few months back I made a post about my stationery drawers and how I used it to store my tape, stickers and post its, and I’ve been trying to find a way to label it in a cute and fun way.

Well, a few days ago, I went shopping, and got Dry Erase Tape and I just wanted to show you guys how it turned out.

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I got both Dry Erase and chalkboard tape, but I thought Dry erase would be less messy, considering all the dust chalk leaves behind.

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I’m using stripes of about 15cm long, just enough to cover the space at the front leaving small spaces on the sides and using a red whiteboard marker. I really hate not having black here.

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This is how they look without anything written on. I think it’s pretty nice, they erase very well, and don’t leave stains behind. Also if I ever want to remove the tape, it peels cleanly.

I really like that it’s a non-permanent way to label things.

Firma

Filofaxing: A new home for my Washi Tape

If you have been following me on Instagram, you already know that I’m super into Filofaxing, I think I may be one of a small bunch of Mexican Filofaxers that exist online. I’ve been getting a lot of questions from people who want to get into the Filofax community and don’t really know how to start in Mexico, so I decided I would start sharing how I do things, and how I get everything I used for my Filofax.

Hopefully it will also mean that I will post here more often, so yey!

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Yesterday I went to Office Max, looking for these containers so I can take my washi tapes off the box I’ve been using, since they didn’t fit anymore.

When my mom used to work, she used to have containers like these to store her post its, and even though she doesn’t work any more, she still has these around full of lovely post its that I always envy, so what better option to keep everything at hand?

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On the first bottom drawer, I have my thick masking tape. I have only 5 of them, but it’s usually really hard to store them cause they don’t fit anywhere! Eventually I’m going to move them to a different space cause I am sure I will be getting more, and I may end up using this drawer for more washi.

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Up here you have the second drawer, where all of my lovely tapes live. I have washi, deco, and post it tape. There’s still a bit of space left at the back. BTW, can you spot the newest rolls?

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The post it drawer is the third drawer, it houses all of my post its, my masking sticker sheets and a bunch of Avery round labels that I use for coding. I normally carry a couple of sheets inside my Filofax.

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And last but not least, on the top drawer I have all of my stickers. Starting next year I don’t think i will be carrying my sticker bag around; I may have a couple of things in the pockets of my Filo, but I really hate how bulky it is and how heavy my bag feels because of it.

How do you guys store your Filofaxing supplies?

Firma

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