My Week in Pictures {6.2.11}

Pictures, shmictures. I’ve got a lot on my mind today.

You see, I turn 30 on Monday. As in I’m no longer in my 20’s. As in I’m O.L.D. as far as every 10 year old is concerned.


It’s not a big deal, sooooo not a big deal. 30 is fabulous, it’s the new 20….right? RIGHT?!

And it’s not so much the actual turning of a new age, but more what I had in my mind that 30 would mean, the goals I would have accomplished already, how “figured out” my life would be.

Yet as I age, I find that I never really get things “figured out”, my life is always changing and evolving.

I guess I better just embrace 30.

My yogurt making setup: on a hot pad, in a bowl, with a towel on top.
My yogurt making setup.

I really hate these shoes. Oh – they’re very comfy, I just hate what they make me do.
How I hate what these shoes mean.

And we’ve been going to Costco lately. Without a garden this year, it’s pivotal that I get to buy all the organic veggies and fruits that I can in bulk.
Got to Costco to early by accident. Ppl are seriously crazy- lined up outside!

On my other blog at Natural Living Moms: Eat Real Food: How to Afford It.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Check out this month\'s sponsor, Natural Fertility Shop. They are 100% focused on helping you during your journey towards parenthood and have expert staff and knowledgeable customer service here to help you every step of the way.

All images and content are protected under US copyright laws, please do not copy and paste.

Links in the post above may be affiliate or referral links - meaning that through a sale I may be given monetary benefit. I blog with integrity and only endorse companies and products I love.

I am not a doctor and don\'t pretend to be one. Use everything you read only to inspire you to do your own research and be an advocate for your own health. Please read my disclaimer in full.

About Donielle

Donielle is an amateur herbalist and natural momma to two littles (with another babe in heaven) after dealing with being less than fertile. She has a passion for nourishing nutrition, natural living, and spreading the word on how food truly affects our health.


  1. 30 really is not that bad 😛 I found that turning 31 seemed much scarier. I’m now “in my 30’s”. Embrace it. A woman in her 30’s rocks :)

  2. I like to look at turning 30 this way, you’re no longer “late” 20’s, you’re young 30’s, you’re the youngest in the category!

  3. I have a couple of more years in my 20s, but I’m with Sharon … I look forward to be a young 30-something. But I guess that’s easy for me to say … I’m not exactly there yet.

    By the way, Happy Birthday!

  4. Heather says:

    As my dear friend Lynn shared with me when I was turning 30, it just gets better! And now at 38, I can vouch for the truth of it. We are always learning, and it’s nice to feel more comfy in my skin (one of the great joys of the 30’s). So enjoy the process! You have so much to give, and will surely continue to learn & share & help so many people! Happy Birthday to YOU!

  5. Well Donielle, would you rather be a TEENAGER again? I am so grateful to be on the 30 side of teen-age! I don’t think I’d have the courage to live through those years again. The maturity that has come in the intervening years makes life so much easier.

    As far as turning 30 is concerned, show me how to do it with grace; I’m only six months behind you.

    Hope it’s a wonderful day of celebration for you! I’m glad you were born–you’ve been a blessing to me and you have taught me so much.

    With love,
    (Amy M.’s Maria : )

  6. Just have to say I love your yogurt set-up. :) Do you have to make sure the hot pad is at a certain temp? I’m intrigued! And don’t want to buy a yogurt maker! :)

    donielle Reply:

    @Kelsey, I tested my hot pad out on a jar of water first and found that if I keep it on medium, it keeps it at 96 degrees. I just checked it every hour or so for awhile to make sure it didn’t get to warm.