F E B R U A R Y in review

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

L I F E  I N  F E B R U A R Y -

- i went stargazing in freezing cold and saw saturn's rings through my bro's telescope and omw such detail and beauty our Lord has created <33

- went rollerblading - this was epicness but wooowwww so sore the next day

- updated phones

- Ju and I got to do an interview on aliyah's AH-MAZING blog

- i picked up making friendship bracelets and actually made an okay-ish looking one (i'd almost given up hope lol)

- i survived HA - shocking, right?? legit tho - been sick with different things twice this month and gah i'm so done with it like plz

W R I T I N G -

- basically i keep scrapping my plot? BUT THATS OKAY RIGHT lolol

- when you redo your plot so many times you title your document "legit brainstorming"

- started a pinterest board for my new novel i'm plotting

R A N D O M   M O M E N T S -

- my bro eating a "vegetarian" dish my mom made: "I'm not a vegetarian I'm a meat-atarian"
me: *headdesk* 

- when your little sister somehow manages to get a staple in a pencil. like. how?


- that awkward moment when your book is missing and you go all over the house looking for it then find it on the couch where you left it. heh. 

- when your phone won't stop correcting "oooohh" to "posh"

dad: where is the iron?
bree: downstairs. On the ironing board. 
me: how ironic

- when you pet the cat and she starts purring like she's gonna explode 

lesson of the day: siblings will eat anything. aka when you have a bad cooking day and everything about it fails and they your siblings start raving about how great it is?...


- eating waffles for breakfast #TEAMWAFFLE

- when you have your adorable whale socks and you are all set

- when you put a necklace then try to take your headphones off then realize they are stuck over each other #awkward

Bree: are there any veggies for dinner?
Julia: *hesitantly points to French fries*
Me:

- when you are trying to take pics of the moon and stars and all you get is white blobs in blackness. arg.

- having an 1 hr and 22 min brainstorming FaceTime session with Hannah #totalepicness


little sis playing a game: HEY SISTA. look at this yummy cake I made. mmmm. So yummy I wanna eat it. 


- i am still so weirded out by this human baby that apparently stands like waht. advanced children these days like, gosh.

me: what are you watching?
julia: a storm chaser show 
me: *blinks* *laughs* ohhkaaayyy. interesting choice

- *cautiously handles paper bc i have been prone to paper cuts lately*

me: *drops chicken nugget on floor*
me: 

starting time: 9:32 pm
me: *starts to upload gif for post*
internet: *gets stuck*
me: *tries again 527817272216827629 times*
internet: ha no 
me: *tries copying image instead of uploading* ohey that worked 
internet: *loads gif at 11:22 am next day*
me: don't play with me you internet you

- when your little sibling puts a cardboard box above their head and jumps off the couch yelling "PARACHUTE COMING UP"

- when your mom uses your braid like a horse. like. mom. plz. 


- when you realize Siri isn't human ^^ 

- when you are sitting on the couch with the kickstand up and your little sister makes a blanket fort using you as a "holder"

- little sis: *sees steamboat* "i'd wanna have that house. except you couldn't play outside..you'd like have to jump in the water"


- beating ju by 19 points in scrabble like yaaasss

- when you are holding a chip and Julia reaches out and grabs it from your hand and then proceeds to stuff it in her mouth and you look at her like:


- when julia flops her sleeves at you and you just can't handle it anymore and burst out laughing 

- when you legit comb thru a ton of needles for 10 mins and finally find a needle only to find you already had one stuck in your embroidery like -_-


- julia found me this adorable whale notebook and srsly i love it so much

P O S T S  I  L I K E D -
WHO ARE YOU WRITING FOR - by jessica - srsly such a beautifully written deep post and wow such truth. every writer has to decide this for themselves - who are you writing for?
when all you want is to inspire - by jonathan - ugh yes - pretty much about dumping your perfectionism #weallneedthis
my book in print // squeals and pictures of gift and the sea - by michaila - HER BOOK IS SO BEAUTIFUL AND I WANNA READ IT NOW PLZ
TEN REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER WRITE A BOOK - by natalie - i laughed way too hard at this post lolol

F E B R U A R Y  G O A L S -

- plot my new novel to completedness - wow um lol SOMEONE HAD HIGH HOPES heh. okay so i actually plotted a good amount...it's just not ready for the writing stage yet...so halfway.

- try a new bullet journaling style - okay so yep kinda did this. I did a different monthly overview look that I like a loottt

- update my phone - did this *nods* actually just ordered the case for it *thumbs up*

- beta read one book - *whispers* yaaaassss. I beta read Hannah's novel and srsly her characters and sarcasm*dies*

- make a playlist for my new novel - wow uh heh no. I did start a pinterest board for my new novel tho so..ya know

M A R C H  G O A L S -

- start my new novel, or finish plotting it (realistic-ness here GET READY FOR APRIL NANO OKAY)

- take the carpet out and paint my bedroom floors (ugh julia is forcing me)

- keep on track with algebra bc SUMMER IS COMING in a few months anyways (i can dream, okay)

- read 8 books and work on the 2017 Reading Challenge


well you guys, February is over - what is your own fav memory from the month?
any goals for March?

monopoly + weird dreams || ft. me questioning my own sanity

Thursday, February 23, 2017




*may or may not be very happy with how these pics turned out* they took like 40 minutes to upload and edit BC INTERNET WAS PLAYING WITH ME

do you ever just get in those moods where you just...rly want to go somewhere, or do something?


well, I got in one of 'em. (and still am, k)

my sis mentioned monopoly and my brain went, "gosh I wanna play that - we haven't in forever." but we didn't own it, k? so i forgot about it

I don't dream often, but when I do they are rllllyyyyy weird (i.e. when I dreamt some weird hacker lady was chasing me on this island and then I was on a boat then I was in a apartment reading this letter about this guy who wrote about his wife and the doctors were apparently 90% sure her heart was gonna crack and he wanted to be prepared. THAT WAS SO WEIRD OKAY i'm still questioning why the heart cracking thing wasn't questioned in my dream and yes that was all in one dream and yes i'm still totally weirded out. btw in that dream Hannah was with me the whole time DONT ASK bc i legit have no idea) 


wow I rambled. but anyways, I dream weird. so the other night I dreamt I was looking for a monopoly game in the store and calling over to my sis like; "WHAT KIND DO I GET?" (bc there are always different types of the monopoly game)

so i told my sisters this and we decided we should call the local thrift store to see if they had the game (we were ready to just jump in the car and go into town bc they usually have one - but my mom suggested we call lol)

ANNNDDD. THEY DIDN'T HAVE IT. like


and no we aren't that sporadic all the time - we've just been sick for a while lol

SO. DOES ANYONE HAVE A MONOPOLY BOARD THEY'LL LOAN ME? yes i'm still going on with this shush okay im weird i know

are your dreams completely random and weird?
are you sporadic?

childhood movies + sickdays || I broke my staying-up-late-record

Saturday, February 18, 2017




life has been pretty much on-the-couch-dying-from-coughing-and-stuffy-nose for the past five days. BUT WHATEVER YA KNOW i'm here getting this super messy post together. so. here we go?...

little sis: what's wrong
me: I have a cold
sis: oh.
sis: *starts chuckling*
me: *laughing* waddya laughing at?
sis: nothing. i was just trying to make you laugh. why do words make you laugh? maybe they are funny. like...pluto, play dough, pluto, play dough, pluto, play dough. *laughs at herself*



*unashamedly watches childhood shows with the siblings when sick* okay. guys. you do know they have Wordgirl on amazon prime, right?? 

I broke my record and went to bed at 4 a.m. and finally fell asleep around 5 or 6 a.m. 


I got like 3?...hrs of sleep? heh. don't worry, I legit fell asleep on my sisters bed later 

when Julia and I are sick our sense of humor is spot on - somehow I can't remember anything we said tho?... *cough cough*

R A N D O M   F A C T -
did you know that if you tip your head back and hold your breath for as long as you can, it clears your stuffy nose? or you die. one or the other. #randomness

*leaves bc this post was sporadic randomness but ohwell*

latest you've stayed up??
have any "hacks" for colds?

we went rollerblading || i fell + embarrassment

Monday, February 13, 2017


yep see me. i'm that blur on the left. yep, me.


so Julia and I both found roller blades of our own (and i totally did not ride them around in the store. heh. me.) and when when we went to go rollerblading we thought:

"hey look we can save $2 bc we have our own blades. neeaatt." 


we put them on and went out and...well. they must put some sort of coating on bc legit we were doing splits it was so slippery. so we went ended up renting some (and whoa, like, dude. the difference)

so yes. we didn't end up saving money in the end lolol #totallyus

it was epicness. but then half way thru, I decided to try to ace that feet-in front-of-one-another-while-turning, right?

yeah.

miisssttaakkeee. 

I legit tripped over my own legs and did this flip-roll-thing (dont even know what i did tbh)

I was laying flat on the floor and the first thing I see is julia struggling not to laugh as she looks at me lying there (okay she wasn't really trying that hard not to laugh)


me: "just help me up, will you?"

but yes she did pull me up and ask if I was okay (while laughing but whateves. sisters.) and yes jsyk I survived with only slight embarrassment that we laughed off, and then I was back at it. and at the end of the 2 1/2 hrs. I had pretty much mastered the turn?..

walking after rollerblading for so long tho - legit. rubber legs. and omw so tired but it was a blast and yep let's go again

have you ever fallen while rollerblading or ice skating?
YOU HAVE WATCHED MARY POPPINS BEFORE, RIGHT??

FLASHBACK ALERT || childhood - do you remember?

Tuesday, February 07, 2017



Childhood was magical. we all know it.


But isn't it kinda sad that some things from your childhood have just been completely forgotten - I mean, they are in your brain somewhere obv...but it's like they have been forgotten. I was on Pinterest, (SHOCKER. actually, legit, I rarely get on shush) and saw this pin that struck a memory - and ohmygoodness I had completely forgotten about it. Like, that lost bit of childhood had come back. 

so I'm testing you all (ya know just wanna see how much you missed out on childhood, or if yours was as epic as mine) so, here we go. 

// 1. dragontales - YOU WATCHED THIS RIGHT??



// 2. VCR towers - okay tell me you did this

// 3. Webkinz. did you have one of these?



^^ legit i think i laughed way too hard at this for my own good

// 4. playing outside until 5:00 then coming in bc all your fav shows were on (cyberchase, fetch, wordgirl, etc.) oh. and tell me you remember this show


^^also. we all eat cookies like that, right?

// 5. the ground is lava and only the couches are safe. 'Nuf said.

// 6. also. playground gravel is water and the structure is a pirate ship. look out for sharks. or alligators.

// 7. remember the glow in the dark stars?



// 8. sliding down the stairs in a sleeping bag? c'mon. admit it. 

// 9. okay. these?

// 10. picking up the scooter + it swinging = death

// 11. barefeet on pavement also = death

// 12. edible candy necklaces were the coolest thing EVAH (plus whenever I see them it makes my think of my great grandpa <33)

// 13. did you watch this??



// 14. computer play = paint and solitaire 

// 15. you about cried when Andy left in toy story 3

// 16. the super loud intro to movies = "GET THE REMOTE. TURN IT DOWN"



// 17. old pics be like
Mom: "awww. You are so cute!"
Me: "MOM. YOU LET ME WEAR THAT??"

// 18. you had to master this 


// 19. being chosen by your siblings to ask mom and dad for a snack late at night be like


// 20. sliding around in the kitchen on your socks (but we still all do this right? shhh) 


so, there you go. 20 childhood memories. oh, and, btw -


so don't grow up. understand? Good. well, I'm off to Neverland *waves*

do you remember any of these?
what is your fav childhood memory?

imma eat all the brownies || tree = papercuts + splinters

Friday, February 03, 2017


oh the lovely smell of brownies baking *sighs happily*

i'm just sitting here going thru old random writings. Isn't it the best feeling when you look at something you wrote a few months ago and kinda like it and wonder why you didn't go on with it? but some are just like 


*winces bc arg papercut* no joke tho - i'm 10000000% sure all paper is out to get me. this time I just moved my school books and BAM. SLICE MY WHOLE FINGER OFF WILL YOU LIKE C'MON


^^ i was trying to figure out papercuts and splinters with Hannah at midnight lol

*jumps up to go get brownies out of oven* *squeals* I WANNA EAT EM ALL ahem. anyways. As you see, it snowed. *blinks* and yes I TOTALLY RISKED MYSELF FOR THESE PICS like gosh the siblings don't care - like, if you are there and in range watch out for the snowball bc you are the total target. aka they have no sympathy for innocent bystanders.

*sneaks a bit of brownie* *blows* *burns mouth* *moves pan and burns hand* IM OKAY THX FOR ASKING

Also on a side note - they put Finding Dory on Netflix so if you haven't watched it grab a younger sib and go watch adorable little dory. or watch it yourself like a cool person. C'MON. DO IT NOW.

YOU RLY WANT BROWNIES NOW DONT YOU? sooowwwyyyy
would you throw a snowball at me? *raises arm to throw one back at you*

hello there fellow human. i'm sarah - the introverted extrovert. just a teenage girl who apparently likes to embarrass herself {as you will see here}

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