*Disclaimer: Sorry to all the What a Gorgeous Day dudes, but this one is for my ladies…feel free to read this post though, so you know how to treat the ladies in your life when… More
I’m just gonna be honest here: the past few months have been tough for me. Like really tough. Like “I-feel-like-my-whole-life-is-falling-apart” tough. And I know you’re probably asking yourself the great big gigantic question of “WHY?”. Well don’t worry because the entire reason of this post is to explain the “WHY’s” and the “HOW’s”. Hopefully it will help you all as well, because that’s the entire mission of this blog: to help you all be the best you can! Don’t worry because I’m growing as well, and here is a place where we only accept honesty. Ready to learn how to say “Goodbye” easily?
Hello everyone! Today, or rather when I’m writing this post, I am in Mystic Connecticut visiting my amazing family! As you all know I live in Kansas, so one of the things I’ve enjoyed while I’m here is THE OCEAN!!! I love just the smell of the sea air and the feel of the sand beneath the feet, and I’ve really missed it, but not nearly as much as I’ve missed my cousins.
Hello beautiful! How is your summer going? My summer has been PACKED with fun things, yet I somehow always find a way to be bored…yes, I know. Judge me all you want because I know you secretly do it too. How many countless hours do you waste on social media or video games because you have nothing better to do with your time?
Hey girls! How has your summer been so far? I am so excited for summer because it means that I can go swimming, have a break from school, travel, and just have so many adventures with my friends. But summer comes with its own kind of struggle for us teens: modesty.
Hello everyone! If you checked out our last post on Monday, you probably know that I am enjoying my vacation right about now, but I’m also probably working. You guys are all so amazing, and you comment on each and every one of my posts and I love interacting with you guys and seeing what you’re up to. I’m also probably writing up some new posts, writing down ideas, taking photos, and living a life worth writing about because that’s the whole reason for this blog, and this blog is my job. But I love my job and I wouldn’t trade if for anything, and guess what: That’s the way it’s supposed to be.
Hello and Happy Friday! I am actually currently on vacation, and this post was scheduled back at the beginning of May so I can relax and be lazy. But don’t worry, it was written with today in mind! I have gone through several stages in my life where I hated myself and I thought that I didn’t deserve to even be on this Earth and it felt like I had this weight on my soul crushing me, and there was no way for me escape. I’m just going to be honest with you, I might have gone back to those places if it weren’t for these cards. With these cards I have been reminded how much my friends, family, and God love me, and I want each of you to feel the same way, which is why I’m sharing it with you.
Here’s What You Need:
Large Index Cards (Enough so everyone can have one)
Sharpies, pens, or markers in various colors (Enough so everyone can have one)
Hard Surfaces for Everyone to Write On
Here’s How You Do It:
- Have everyone sit in the circle, and pass out the index cards and pens/markers making sure that everyone has one. Have everyone in the circle write their names down in the middle of their card, like mine.
- Now, have everyone pass their card to the person on their left. That person now has to write something nice or a characteristic of God that they see in that person. For example some things people wrote on mine were “Warrior” “Princess” and “Kind”. You can also write down a verse or an encouragement for that person.
- At the end, everyone gets their card back, and they can keep it in their Bible or their Bible Notebook so that they’re reminded of those things every day and encouraged! This is a great end of the year activity, and when I did it it was with my Youth Group while we were on our Spring Retreat. It is so much fun, and I love my card.
What are some things you do when you’re feeling down? Did you try this activity? If so how did it go? Let me know in the comments below!
Love you all,
Hey beautiful amazing reader! Today is Monday, and if you have been following this blog for any amount of time you know I hate Mondays. And if you have not been following this blog for very long, then first of all welcome, and second of all now you know. What you might NOT know is that the only thing I hate more than Mondays are mornings. And the worse time to be around me is Monday mornings. Seriously just don’t even try to be nice to me. I won’t be doing the same to you. However, after I get some food in my body, I am the happiest girl alive, especially if that food is some DELICIOUS Granola. Yum yum yum! Here’s my Easy recipe!
Hey everyone! I am so excited to announce that I am finally done with my Freshman year of High School! Oh my goodness it is about time! I am so ready for summer vacation. This summer is so busy, and I’m going to hit the ground running when my family and I take a road trip cross country from Kansas to the north east, stopping in Virginia, Washington D.C., Connecticut, Niagara Falls, and Rhode Island (to name a few). Then, we drive BACK to Kansas, say goodbye to all my friends, pack up everything I own and move to Texas. Then a week after I move to Texas I’m flying to Puerto Rico. And that’s just the first half of the summer!
Hello world! How are you on this glorious Monday? Hopefully as well as I am! I’m on my last hurrah for school and it is GLORIOUS! I’m so excited to have time to focus on my blog, my amazing readers (That’s you!), and my friends (They’re the best ones out there, just sayin’. You should be jealous.)
Hey guys! It’s Noel here and it is FINALLY almost Summer. Okay so maybe not in a scientific sense but definitely in an “I’m-almost-out-of-school” sense. I’m so excited, but before Summer starts I want to challenge you guys, my readers, to do something really amazing. I know how easy it can be to just sit around and be lazy all day, but I want you to read this post and after you’re done reading it participate in the challenge.
- Worldwide Obesity has DOUBLED since 1980
- In 2008, over 1.4 BILLION men and women were obese
- 65% of the world’s population live in countries where overweight and obesity kills more people than underweight.
- Overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk for global deaths. At least 2.8 million adults die each year as a result of being overweight or obese.
Before we go any further, I want to establish something. I don’t care about your weight or body shape or size. Everyone is an individual and I don’t want you to base your body weight on mine because we are different people. I care that you are a healthy human being and you’re not putting your life in jeopardy because of your weight. I won’t judge you if you eat that burger for lunch, but I’ll get worried if you eat the same thing every day for weeks on end. Everything is good in moderation.
Now that we’ve estalished that I want you to participate in the challenge.
- Register Down Below
- Do the Challenge of the Week
- Win Cool Prizes
It’s that simple! And trust me the weekly challenges are all super fun and easy to participate in. Even if you’re way busy, always on the go, or struggle feeling motivated to get out there and do something, you will LOVE these challenges. Trust me. So what are you waiting for? Get registered down below!
Here’s a thank you from me to you for even CONSIDERING this challenge. You guys are amazing and I wouldn’t change you for the world. You are the best subscribers I could ever ask for and I love you all so much!
What are you going to do this summer? Are you going to participate in my challenge? Let me know in the comments down below!
Love you all,