Psalm 46

Hey guys! In my spare time, I’ve been trying to come up with some video ideas. Here’s a short video of Psalm 46 that I memorized for a church thing! Let me know if you’d like one with the hand motions explained so you can learn it!

Enjoy 🙂

Need Some Help Staying Sane?

Hey guys! So recently with the virus, my family has been stuck at home a lot and some of us have started getting cabin fever (I know gasp)! So just in case, your family is getting restless like my family, here are some fun activities to do together!

 

Bake: Baking and cooking are literally theee best things to do when you’re bored! We’ve been making some delicious soups, bread, sandwiches, desserts, and casseroles! So (with the permission of your parents) try out some new recipes you’ve been wanting to try!

Work-out: Now to follow up with all that baking/cooking, go on walks with your family (if the weather permits)! They don’t need to be hard and all uphill but just go outside and take a fun walk and enjoy the weather!

Read: Recently my family has been reading through a book our neighbor wrote! It’s so fun and about all the fun moments of her childhood…it’s called Teachable Moments by Sandra L. Miller. I suggest you have your parents check it out as it’s really good and perfect for a family reading night!

Garden: It may not be warm enough out to start planting but if the weather permits go outside and start working on your garden! My dad and I have started working on a garden/fence (currently were waiting for the posts to come).

Spring Clean: Cleaning out a room in your house makes you feel so much more prepared…before this virus started I actually took a few days and deep cleaned our pantry which has come in very handy now that it’s full to the brim with supplies. The pictures below show the cleaning from the beginning to the end…

 

Movies: So recently my family has been watching a bunch of fun movies! Some Disney movies and also some others. So yesterday a movie came out called I Still Believe. So check with your parents and check it out!

Games: There are a ton of great games around our house…Taboo, Ticket to Ride, Apples to Apples, Monopoly, puzzles, and wayyyy more! My personal favorite is Ticket to Ride and doing puzzles! And if you get tired of the puzzles you have around your house, make some of your own! 

Personal Time: Sometimes during a time when you have to stay at home a lot with your family you started getting irritated with each other, so make sure you set aside some personal time for yourself where you can read, write, or just draw.

 

I’ll see you guys soon!

Picture Haul!

Hey guys! Happy National Chocolate Covered Rasin Day! These past few weeks have been really weird! But they gave me a great opportunity to take some pictures….here are a few from this past week.

 

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Our neighbor’s dog, Sophie

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B with her rabbit, Chloe.
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It snowed!
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The weather is so weird out….

Annnd that’s it, guys! I hope you all are having fun with your family!! Let’s keep the families around us that we know in our prayers ❤

Our Colorado Trip!

Hey guys! So we recently went to Colorado. It was such a blast and we had so much fun! We visited with friends and got to know some really fun people! 

 

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We stayed with some friends and they had the sweetest dog named, Sophie

 

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A very lonnng plane ride 

 

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Went to the Garden of the God’s museum…if you like dinosaurs go visit! 

 

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A beautiful view from Cave of the Winds

 

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Garden of the Gods

 

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Ahhh wildlife…who knew?!

 

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And another loonnng plane ride home!

 

I didn’t take many pictures because it was a little chilly out and we stayed inside a lot! But we all had a blast on the trip and enjoyed visiting the wonderful Colorado weather! The doggies stayed with some friends and the wonderful person who watch Winnie would update me with pictures of Winnie…

 

 

Well, that’s it, everyone! Stay healthy everyone, and see you soon!

2020 Best Birthday Ever!

Hello everyone! Yes I know I haven’t been posting a ton but I’m back and here to stay! So I recently had my birthday which was awesome, and Julia from Lit Aflame sent this Birthday tag to me!

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RULES:

~ Link back to the Creator of the tag ( LITAFLAME.BLOG )

~ Answer the questions!

~ Have FUN!!!!

THE QUESTIONS:

  1. Describe your Birthday, day! So we weren’t home for my birthday, we celebrated it a few days early! And because we were so busy the day we did celebrate we only just pretended my birthday was in the evening. My mom made a delicious meal of mashed potatoes, ham, green beans, and rolls. And instead of making a cake that we bought a tiramisu cake which was amazing! Then my amazing family got me a ton of fun little gifts like 16 pairs of socks, 16 pens, 16 ramen packets, 16 sticks of gum, 16 sour gummy candies, etc… and then a few larger gifts including a rotary saw that has some cool things you can do woodworking with, a necklace and heart earrings, a book, and a bunch of other stuff! Then we went to our grandparents to share some cake and talk to them.

 

  1. How old are you turning? So if you noticed above a theme of 16 pairs of everything…well that’s because I celebrated my 16th birthday! 

 

  1. In your opinion, what’s one thing in all the world that makes everything better? (obviously the correct answer here is ice cream XD) Besides ice cream lol, I’d say (because I’m an amazing sister/child) I’ll say family makes the world better! Also chocolate, puppies, mowing, woodworking, surprising people, joy in giving, and puppies! 
  1. What’s one thing (don’t take this literally) that you couldn’t live without? Of course, my family is the answer but if I’m not taking this literally it’d my dog, Winnie.  

 

  1. What’s your life’s motto? Okay so, to be honest, I’ve never really thought of what my life motto was…after thinking about it, I’d say “To be myself, to protect, and to give it my all.”

 

  1. Tell about a time in your life when you failed at something, but kept on trying. Tons of examples come to mind! Baking: when you just can’t get the texture right. Mowing: I’ve wrecked one mower and damaged another but I’m still working on it. School: math in particular. 

 

  1. If you could GIVE any gift – regardless of price or impossibility – to any one person, what would you give and who would you give it to? What would I give them? 1,000,000,000,000.09 annnd the person? I’d probably give it to my mom-dad (okay they said one person so I’ll just shove two people into one) but I know they’ve given everything for us. And to be honest they’ll probably save most of it and give it back to us in some way.

 

  1. Cake, ice cream, pie, or candy? Cake definitely!  

 

  1. Do you prefer surprises or knowing everything for your B-Day? I really really dislike surprises….but usually, they turn out alright when people do surprises to me.

 

  1. Where do you see yourself in a year? I hope to see me being more active with a driver’s license, with maybe one more job, and designing/building more and more!

 

  1. Looking into the far (FAR) future…what would you like to/plan to be doing? (career-wise, etc.) Sooo I’m planning to be a house flipper after I graduate (meaning I’d fix up broken-down houses and resell them). I’d also like to have a small business breeding dogs. 

 

  1. Set one goal that you have to accomplish before your next Birthday! Have a driver’s license annnd have at least one more job.

 

And that’s it, guys! I’m off to do some sanding 🙂 See ya’ll soon!

Tattered Wings – Release Tour

Hey guys! Kassie Angle is releasing her newest book Tattered Wings!!!! I’m honored to share my review and be one of the first to read her book! This book tour is running today (February 24th) till February 29th, 2020. The blog tour schedule is at the end of this post.

 

About the Author:

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Kassie Angle is a teenaged Christian author, cowgirl, therapy dog trainer, stereotypical INFJ, and Army girl to the core. Her first love, i.e. debut novel, O to be Like Thee, swept her unsuspectedly into the world of indie authors. She tries to use her stories to fill the silences in literature, helping more people understand the world of the Army and showing how God heals the broken-hearted. You can find her and more of her writing at SoldierGirlStories.com.

 

You can check at Kassie blog HERE

 

About Tattered Wings:

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Layla Trent’s life is pretty much perfect, except for the little matter of a dog of her own—and maybe a brother. So why does a random nightmare of a princess dress, a hospital, and a stranger who’s definitely not her daddy feel more like an aching wound? And can a broken, glassy-eyed puppy somehow help her release the pain she didn’t even know she was carrying?

Corporal Andrew Reyes has proven he has what it takes to be the best—a US Army Ranger. But when a double tragedy rocks his world, his resolve is shaken to the core. What’s left for a man to live for when he’s lost everything he ever wanted to be? And is the sudden appearance of a teenage girl with a three-legged dog a cruel joke or a divine appointment?

                                    Some scars can’t be hidden. But some don’t need to be.

 

My Review: Tattered Wings was a really enjoyable read and the writing style was amazing! I’d give it 4 stars! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The characters in the story made me feel like I was just there and the dog in the story was such a sweetie. ❤ I really enjoyed Kassie’s writing style, and I loved reading some more of her cool work! My favorite character would probably be Corporal Andrew Reyes. His character was very emotional and I enjoyed seeing his struggle with life situations. The only thing I’d say was that it would have been nice to see the two plots come together more. But either way I super enjoyed reading it and would recommend this awesome book to my friends! Great job, Kassie ❤

You can get the book here at Amazon HERE

 

Here’s the tour schedule:

MONDAY the 24TH
Kassie @Soldier Girl Stories – Opening Day
Katja @Little Blossoms for Jesus – interview
Leona @Great Books for God’s Girls – review
Chelsea @An Ordinary Pen – review, author interview                                                       
Abby Rose @Photos by Abby Rose – review

TUESDAY the 25TH
Kassie @Soldier Girl Stories – Tattered Wings Playlist
Kaitlyn @Maidens for Modesty – review, author interview
Abigail @Read Review Rejoice – spotlight

WEDNESDAY the 26TH
Kassie @Soldier Girl Stories – Snippets
Abigail @Books, Life, and Christ – guest post

THURSDAY the 27TH
Kassie @Soldier Girl Stories – Working Dogs
Kenechi @Well… Go Read! – character interview
Faith @Stories by Firefly – review

FRIDAY the 28TH
Kassie @Soldier Girl Stories –  Release Day
Ryana Lynn @Life of Heritage – review, author interview
Molly Anne @Set Apart for Him – review, author interview

SATURDAY the 29TH
Kassie @Soldier Girl Stories – Wrapup
Katja @Old-Fashioned Book Love – review
Abigail @Books, Life, and Christ – review

 

GO CHECK OUT THE BOOK GUYS!!!

See you all next time!

Happy Valentine’s Day, Everybody!

Happy Valentine’s Day, guys! If you’d like to check out my post I did last year for Valentine’s Day click HERE. <<< this post is the informative part of Valentine’s day…my post today is just my side of Valentine’s day 🙂

Every family celebrates Valentine’s Day in their own special way! This year, my family is celebrating in a whole new way! Let me give you a rundown of this past week so you’ll know what today is like!

Monday: Abby (me) wakes up with a cough

Tuesday: Abby (me) wakes up super dizzy and with a small fever

Wednesday: Dad wakes up super dizzy and with a small fever

Thursday: Abby starts feeling better, dad still sick. Little sister starts feeling achy towards bedtime.

Friday (today): Little sister wakes up with a cold, mom starts feeling something coming on, dad recovering but has a cough, Abby (me) trying not to cough up an appendix.

Annnd that’s how my family is celebrating Valentines Day! If we weren’t sick we’d probably be doing school and working so I guess this sickness is a blessing as we all get to rest…but I think I’d choose reading 30 pages about how microwaves work for Chemistry over this cough 😂

 

Well guys, Happy Valentines Day! I hope you all have a great day! And if you have any chocolate…eat so for me ❤ ❤

 

What do you guys do on Valentine’s day? What’s your favorite kind of chocolate (dark, milk, or white)?