QUESTION : WHATS YOUR FAVORITE COLOR???? // rollerblading with ragen + sarah's fall

I do this utterly quirky thing at least 5x a day - I'll be like;

"sarah - what's your favorite color?" 

I always get varied responses --- " grey." "blue." "STOP ASKING THAT." "julia honestly." "be quiet please." "blue" "wow you're annoying."

and I keep on asking it bc either I get a laugh out of it, we goof off from there, or whatever - legit, I don't plan on just sitting there and asking Sarah what her favorite color is all the time, it just happens. It's hilarious how she answers or gets annoyed so I just keep on doing it.

but, I realized I've never asked my friends this question! like - never. So, what is your favorite color???? 

also you probably saw from Sarah's blogpost about her rollerblading adventure *laughs bc wow that fall of hers* guys. her fall from my point of view?


*me rollerblading* "uhhh sarah - what are you doing on the floor?"
"JUST HELP ME UP WILL YA"

everyone has to go rollerblading...humans are weird tho. You strap this wheels on your feet and go in circles for hour??? idk. 

Ragen came rollerblading too and EEP that was so much fun. she had been out of the state for awhile and I had been sick - so legit it had been a month since we had seen each other so we just keep going around and talking and it was just the best.

also it's February and 65 degrees like howwwwwwwww??? and *high five to clara for talking on the phone while writing this post* 

p.s. ask me a random question plz in the comments and I'm going to make some weird blogpost with them in the end - so just one k?

is it warm for you??
what is your favorite color?

19 day abs challenge - WANNA JOIN??? // ft. MY ADORB LITTLE SIS also im sick again

I'm just the type of person who is always up for a challenge -- mainly to prove to myself that I CAN DO IT.  (like uhm...remember the no sugar challenge?) this is bc I'm a highly competitive person. then I saw this 30 day abs challenge and was like yessssssss I'm gonna try this. 

I wanted to test my own strength, endurance, but also the idea of having a set amount laid out for my in a daily form was doable to me - something I could tackle. I just completed 19 days yesterday. Yes, guys, I did 85 sit ups, 120 crunches, 50 leg rises, and a 75 second plank. *dies bc omw that plank* 

BUT YOU SEE. I did it. I was sure that I could never complete a 1 minute and 15 second long plank bc WHOA THATS REALLY LONG K. but i did it. which totally means that you can too!!! 

I noticed that the last few days have been a struggle for me..not sure if it's bc I'm sick again for the 2nd time in like 3 weeks, or that it's just getting too hard? So, that's why the challenge has been cut down to 19 days. It's what I've completed and recommend. xD

I even got my dad to do this *laughs* It's really fun to yank my yoga mat onto the floor and be like "daaaaaaaddddd it's time for your exercises" #imdaughtergoalsk

tho often I'm like *points down* 



And yes, I've found myself being like NO I DONT WANNA DO THIS. but I have to. It was a struggle at first to complete the sit ups, and now? they're a breeze. I think the best part is about this, is the slow but sure progress that you make. It's way better than trying to speed through something. Results don't happen that way. 

also GO LOOK ALIYAH INTERVIEWED SARE AND ME. like it was a live one hahahaa #watchoutforcraziness -- so like, go follow her bc her photography is amazing and plus SHE'S JUST A DOLL <333

and yes, I'm aware that my little sister is so adorable. GUYS I SHOWED HER HOW TO DO A PLANK AND SHE CAN DO IT. like. wow. advanced kid.

did ya follow Aliyah's blog??

DARE TO BE BOLD + gifs // your heart is the size of your fist LEGIT


Evolution - it's everywhere. In TV shows, books, games, etc - to the point to where people get confused as to what is what. Did dinosaurs roam the earth? Was the flood real? Was the Ice Age really 800,000 years long?


All these questions, and more, can lead to a lot of confusion - or understanding. But, you have to do a little of your own digging to find truth. Don't just accept what you hear as to being fact - I dare you to search, seek, and then decide.

Your heart is an involuntary muscle. You don't have to sit there, making sure it beats 115,200 times a day. LEGIT. (btw if you live to 80 years of age, your heart will beat 3,363,840,000x)

*nods and walks away bc whoa*

Your lungs are also involuntarily filled with air. Sure, you can "take charge" of your breathing for a short period of time, but after a few moments, you forget. AKA - you would die. 

The human body alone is so complex. There are still things unknown to modern day doctors. It screams design.


 Can you imagine a rock slamming into another rock, and then suddenly, there are these white fluffy clouds, filled with water that keep a cycle of clean rain going. like..because of a BAM there are hundreds of thousands of different animals? Or, the fact that we humans have are blessed with the ability to read, make music, speak, invent, grow food...the list keeps on going

I'm sorry, but no. There is a Designer behind all of this - and that being

can.

only.

be.

God.

also i'm going rollerblading in like 20 minutes so EEEEEEEEEEEPPPPPP CANNOT WAIT *dies* 

p.s. did you know that it's february 12th? like whaaa ALSO VALENTINES DAY IS IN 2 DAYS *nervous laughter* uhggg #notmyholiday

thoughts??
do you like to rollerblade?

*disclaimer* these are only my thoughts so ya know toss them to the wind or whatever - just rambling here. 

waking up late, bake offs, facetime + phone calls, plotting // ALL ABOUT MY WEEKEND 02/3-5/17

I legit can say last weekend was one of the best ones EVVERRR in my life -- and guess what

NONE OF IT WAS PLANNED. ready to hear about it? read on. oh, and guys I'm so proud of that night sky photo *sobs* 



Friday - 3rd of FEB 

i know this really isn't the weekend truly..i mean yes, and no. I had already gotten by schoolwork done SO I GOT TO PLOT MY NEW NOVEL WITH SARAH EEEEEEEEPPPP and then I took a walk and we watched "I am David" which left me crying *nervously glances around*

Saturday - 4th of FEB 

wow okay - so you know the blogger bake off thing that kinda got started (I say kinda, but legit, we started it) in our writer group chat last October? Well, now it's kinda this thing I do with my friends - and Micaiah and I challenged each other to make these Orange Cinnamon Rolls and GUUUUUUYYSSS MAKE THEM NOOOWWWW. they were sooo good. *decides bake more soon* 

also we plotted this majorly depressing scene in my book. Be prepared for a broken heart you all. *grins* 


then I went sledding with my siblings and hopefully burned the cinnamon roll off?

Sunday - 5th of FEB

WOW THIS DAY UHHHHHHH WOW.

legit woke up and Sarah was like "what are you planning on doing today?" and I was like "uhhhmmmm maybe clean my room?"

HAHAHA nope. 

so I called my bestie at 1ish for about an hour, then Amanda called and we goofed off for a solid hour and next thing I remember (I PROMISE YOU LIKE I DONT REMEMBER WHAT HAPPENED maybe I went sledding again??) I'm in the kitchen and my pocket starts buzzing and I'm like "uhhh I don't have an alarm going?" #mythoughtprocess

It was Liz - calling me on Facetime randomly. like we hadn't set this up - so I answer it and she's at Elissa's house! *sobs* they were even drinking tea and I wasn't but legit that was just too amazing

then not even an hour later - Chloe messages me and is like "CHRISTY IS OVER YOU WANNA VIDEO CHAT?" like yesssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

that day. wow, it goes down in history for I have the most adorable friends in the entire world and geesh I love them day (and Sare said that doesn't make sense, but it does to me? so?)



but then I had to do my abs challenge at 1 am bc I forgot to do them earlier uhhhggg #me (a post will be up on the challenge later *squeals*) like rly tho 60 sit ups? wow

what did you do this weekend?
will you make those cinnamon rolls??

WHY I WRITE WORDS DOWN // also win a go teen writers book

for the longest time as a kid, I declared that I was a writer. I said it made me felt free, that it was what i LOVED doing, basically that I was going to live my life doing it. Like John-Boy Walton, but different, cuz I'm a girl. 

 Then, I hit twelve years of age. I got busy - but something else happened. I guess I became self conscious and decided my writing wasn't good enough. I attempted a little something once I hit fourteen, but nothing happened, so I thought I had forgotten how to write. 

 I did start my blog tho sometime in there! It was actually really hard at first for me - I wanted to post the thousand pinterest pins I thought were cool, until Jess (STILL LIKE THANK YOU GIRL) told me to "write what you do. Just tell me about it!" so I did - and have been ever since. 

Sarah got me into Camp Nano last July, which was ammaazzing! I started "for who he was" and finished it after an attempt at NaNoWriMo at the end of November 2016. It's now a legit book sitting on my shelf. 

Poetry happened upon me last summer, as well. I had this urgent urge for a week at least to write a poem about my siblings and it happened one morning - and now, I can't stop. my poetry blog is still flowing and now EEEPPPP I'm working on publishing them as well. xD

 but you see, books surround my life. actually WORDS DO. I end the day reading my Bible and a few chapters in a book, my morning is spent doing school, I read A LOT of children's books to my sibs, text friends, write blogposts, listen to music and talk, journal, scribble aimlessly, write poetry --- basically IT DOESNT STOP.

and I can't. 

and I don't want to.

bc someday I'm going to be that old lady with a house with more books than clothes - more notebooks than plates, etc. Just no cats for me lol! 

also

I JUST GOT A NEW IDEA FOR A NOVEL AND I THINK IM GOING TO USE IT FOR CAMP APRIL NANO SO EEEEEEEEEEEPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP LEGIT *goes off to plot bc i feel this*

annnnnnnndddddddddddddddddd bc I'm talking about books and words here GO ENTER SKG'S GIVEAWAY TO WIN A GO TEEN WRITERS BOOK (i really want this thing so why am i sharing it whatever)

why do YOU write?
gonna enter the giveaway??

january vanished // A LOT OF WEIRDNESS + gifs and yes im laughing k


EPIC :
getting spotify premium *grins*

my blog stats of 2016 like EEEP

(no internet game) Sarah being like "LOOK I BEAT YOU" so I took the computer and made the high score 5257 guys. that's hitting darkness like 6 times.



grandpa bringing pizza and ice cream over like *squeals*

my new adidas pants. I firmly believe the world would be a happier place if everyone wore these

driving my dad around after his eye doctor appointment and getting to run into the coffee shop to see Ragen plus COCOA

ROGUE ONE OMW SO MUCH SADNESS AND PAIN



my dad eating my homemade chicken and wild rice soup at work and him getting compliments on how good it looks and smells *grins* 

MY HAIR CUT

having a bake off with Micaiah

Getting a new iPhone - her name is Gwen lol


SILLINESS:

finding out you can print your blog out into a book!!!!....and that it would cost $207.15 for soft cover *chokes* make it $222.15 for hard cover *dies*


messing up my monthly planner..again..that makes it 13 months in a row *coughcough*

how often I mess up my own siblings names *laughs*


that I bought a greenish teal watch and all my little sibs are like "JULIA THAT COLOR AGAIN!?!" then go in my room and point out everything in the similar color

rushing outside at 15 degrees to get the ice cream out of the freezer...barefoot

taking a walk with Bree on the dirt road while raining and it's freezing and the dirt road is an ice rink - legit.

when suddenly your dad is in the kitchen and he goes "CHICKPEA" 
....???

This 


CUTEISH :

dancing in the kitchen to A Dream is a Wish your Heart Makes with my little sis and then banging on plastic tubs to Good Old Times

"mom...is this computerized?" 7yr bro while watching Pete's Dragon

"I didn't see you much today." - sis
"I know..I had a lot of school today"
"eek!! really? no eating?" - sis
"*laughs* no I did eat." - me
"phew!" - little sis

when you little sister tries to sneak the kitty into her bedroom at night


*me taking a selfie*
"uhm..what were you doing Julia?" 7yr bro

being sick and you ask your little sister for your pillow and she gets your stuffed wolf too and then tucks you in *melts*

"MMMM HAMBURGERS wait they aren't made out of ham... *then proceeds to tell me how the sunset is an allusion*" 11yr bro


when you're replying to blog comments + listening to music and your little sis comes up and turns down her game to listen and sing with you

"well THAT was a cute book" - little sis


LIFE WITH SARE :

*looking for library dvds* "there are two missing in action. that's it. they're dead." - sare

talking to Sarah and she suddenly grabs her hair and twirls it and then stuffs it in her face and you're like "why even"

sitting at my desk with my spotlight desk lamp and she goes "TELL ME YOUR SECRETS - DID YOU POSION THE MONKEYS!?"
me : "........"

Sarah looks at my pencil and goes "that looks like a toostie roll. I want a toostie roll."

when she is sitting on the bed and just randomly falls off


having to teach Sarah how to arm wrestle

when she's telling you about a book she read and suddenly flails her arms around am like "AND THEY ALL DIED - except the mom WHO THEN DIED IN THE HOSPITAL"

actually teaching Sarah how to do something technical *grins*

She thinks I'm cooking in my room



when she's on the phone with friend in the other room and I suddenly hear " BUT IT FEELS LIKE SANDPAPER"
uhmmmmm?

legit. she opened a soda and it sprayed everywhere LOLS

BLOGGING WORLD STUFFS:
GRACE ANNE reminded me that i stink at writing letters 
CLARA  made me jealous of her desk + plotting skills
LIZ slayed me bc gahhhh i complain too much too
ABI is blogging a lot more again!!!
LAKAYSHA  made me laugh - the poor gal
NAOMI did it again yup she's blogging goals
AUTUMN reminded me that goooshh life is short

AWKWARD :

Bree being like *waves* and wacks me in the face

going to the gas station with my dad and he gets out to clean the windshield, but can't - cuz the cleaner is frozen. basically -7 is cold.

when you're at dollar store and the total is $9.72 and you give $6 and pay the rest with your card and the lady uses a calculator to see how much you have to pay....


algebra. enough said

when you're talking on the phone with your bestie and your mom starts dialing on the other phone like MOOOMM

getting texts from someone's old number 

Sneezing 4x in a row super hard and you're just like that's it I'm dead


Getting an email from an unknown guy with the title "interested in a call?" #FREAKINGOUT then realizing it's from a college hahahahhaaaaha blah


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well geesh another month has fled by and you know I'm actually okay with that. like legit what's gonna happen in February?!? IDK! but guessss whhhattt I had a goal of reaching 145 followers by the end of this month and YAYAYAYAY IT HAPPENED EEPP. Reaching for 150 now xD

and guys go to Sare's blogpost bc somehow she made January seem funnier than I did?? 

favorite part of Jan for you?
what made you laugh so hard from this post??

WE SMUGGLED ICE CREAM INTO THE MOVIES // also rogue one im dead


You know - a movie theater is one of the coolest of places ever. Like you get to sit on this seat, watching a BRAND new movie on this huuuggggeee screen and the volume is mega and you basically just sit there like


but wait wait wait. who wants to just sit there and chomp on some super loud popcorn making it IMPOSSIBLE to hear a single word spoken on the screen. Nope



you know what really you need?

ICE CREAM. *giggles at everyone's stares* *nods* yes guys, we did smuggle a quart of ice cream past the theater police. ikr??!? there were totally not plastic cups and spoons hidden in my bag along with those crunchy chocolate chunks and eeepp it was cookie dough ice cream just so you know

(also SARE WAS TOTALLY AGAINST THIS IDEA LIKE WHY?!?! hahahahah and she was the one who carried it in mwahahaaaha)

We had this all neatly planned out. We would sit in the far back, away from people..bc..you know - and when the previews were playing, I shoveled the ice cream into our cups. *falls on floor laughing* GUYS I DIDNT REALIZE HOW MUCH A QUART OF ICE CREAM HELD and this movie is like 2 hours long soooo you can't just...leave it.

"I CANT EAT ALL THIS" -sare
"shhhh i know..hahha, but we kinda have to?" - me
"srsly" -sare

(me + my sisters always)

The spoons were supposed to be extra strength?? I broke one. it was like *SNAP* and I clutched my hand bc it was covered in freezing ice cream and hopefully not blood

last time I went to a theater, I gashed my elbow open...soooo #dontask

but heellllp me ROGUE ONE LEGIT KILLED ME. I watched it like...two weeks ago? and basically IM STILL DEAD. dead. d.e.a.d. *runs around sobbing* 

so next time you go to the theater, remember -- only smuggle a quart of ice cream in the movies if you fall under these two rules.

  • you're brave enough
  • and can actually eat it all 

Otherwise, chomp away on your popcorn. Don't worry, we understand.

(also i apologize if im super weird or funky or whatever - i've got the flu/cold bug *dies from lack of air to brain*)

also also this is my 240th post *gasps*

would you smuggle ice cream in??
thoughts on Rogue One (only similar to how i feel plz)



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