Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Guest Post: Brooke of Silver Lining

I'm super excited to introduce you to Brooke of Silver Lining! I posted on her blog last week {check it out here} and now she's taking over my blog! Brooke is awesome! Her blog is all about finding the silver lining in everything that she does and let me tell you--she's a pro at it! So go and check it out after you read her amazing post here! {I didn't give her any direction or ideas for this post but she came up with something AWESOME!} 



Hey there!
I'm Brooke. I blog over at Silver Lining. Emma asked me to guest post today {yes, ok, fine, if you insist, just to be gracious, not like I'm super honored or anything}. I'd love to ramble on and on in this post about my everyday life, being a newlywed, and the small things that make life so full of silver linings.
But I do that all the time at my blog. Instead, I thought I'd be concise today. So I'm doing 6-word memoirs.
Have you guys heard of six-word memoirs? 
Basically, Ernest Hemingway was once asked to write a six-word short story. This is what he came up with:
For Sale: baby shoes, never worn.
Stories don't have to be long. They don't have to be fancy or filled with big words. Either do blog posts. So here are some 6-word memoirs I came up with on the spot. Enjoy!
One cavity, one speeding ticket, summer freckles.
Saving the world with hand-eye coordination.
Snuggling trumps to-do lists, no exceptions.
Our big day:
His black tux- something important happened?
Currently thinking:
Keep blogging or vacuum hairy spider?
Elephant paradise involves antiquity and talcum.
My bangs are growing out awkwardly.
Okay, I better stop before I get carried away with this :) Now it's your turn! Make up a 6-word memoir. The first thing that comes to mind. I dare you! Leave it in a comment, or else hop on over to my blog and tell me your memoir.
Thank you so much Emma for letting me invade your adorable blog! 


Brooke just seriously wowed me! I LOVE these six-word memoirs. But let's be honest, I haven't written one yet because I'm afraid it will suck. Brooke wrote so many wonderful ones though! I guess I can give it a try! 

Here goes {on what I'm doing RIGHT now}:
Christmas music fills me with joy.
No snuggle time- UGH video games! {Haha}
Nap time ruined my bedtime. Oops!

Well, there are a few for you! Now give it a go and then head over and check out Brooke's wonderful blog! {And share your six-word memoirs with her!}

Thanks for guest posting Brooke!!

P.S. Today I am grateful for WORDS. It's amazing what we can 
use our words for and how other peoples' words can change our lives. 

P.P.S. Check out my new blog button over to your right! 
It was made by Daryl of Roots, Wings, and Other Things
She is amazing at all things Blog Designing so you should check her out!


  1. LOVE new bloggy button, emma! very cute.
    and i love the 6 word thing! brooke is too cute!
    here goes for mine: starting the day, the PJ way. {okay, so how was that?? took me about a whole entire minute to think of it!}
    i'm thankful for not being embrassed anymore about an embrassing situation:) {don't even ask. lol}

  2. p.s. congrats on reaching 100 followers toooooo!

  3. Thank you tons! You're the sweetest.

  4. Love this! I have really enjoyed reading both your blogs and being a new follower!

    Here's for my try at the 6-word memoir:

    Minnesota is cold-hot chocolate please!

  5. This is really cute! Here is mine:

    I am freezing and need warmth.

    Oh, Utah.

  6. What a cute idea! These 6 word memoirs are awesome. :)

    Here's mine.

    Happy Face Giving Thanks Every Day.


  7. Cute! These are catching on. I keep reading these little projects on blogs. So much fun to come up with them. :)

  8. What a great idea=)Nice post..
    Im a new follower, button swap?=)

  9. yay for guest posts! adore the new header girl!!
    xo TJ

  10. my 6 words...carousel picture's sun flare is gorgeous!!

  11. Those memoirs seem fun to do! Thanks! You should try it out! Hopefully it becomes less awkward the more I do it...haha.

  12. Hmmm...

    I am freezing, no work today.

    And yet... I do have to work =-( All I want to do is snuggle with my puppy!

  13. my gosh - i'm looooving these guest posts - i missed your blog for a bit so refreshing to be back!

  14. Loving the guest posts hun. Hope you had a wonderful weekend my dear! xo.

  15. hey gorgeous!
    i wanted to invite you to
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    My friend Summer and I
    are hosting a Secret Santa
    Blogger Style! I would love
    for you to be a part of it!

    stop by my blog and join us!

    If you can please help us
    spread the word i would really
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  16. oh i absolutely love brooke :) i feel so lucky to know her in real life and her writing is such an inspiration :)

  17. Haha...true. Thanks for your sweet comment! :)

  18. Love this post! x hivenn p.s enter my $200 shopbop giveaway?

  19. what a fun post! loved it. also, i hate hairy spiders. also, i love the picture with the carousel. also, i love snuggling.