sleeping bear dunes // in love


*shuffles onto blogger*  *types NEEDTOBREATHE on google*  *clicks on Happiness*  *sighs bc this is my happy place*

 hello people. It's been a long 8 days since my last post -- which seems simply dreadful because I've been so consistent since the beginning of 2k16. like uuhhhccck. But peeps, believe me, it was for a wonderful reason.
V A C A T I O N -- *nods* yup, I said that wonderful word. Brace yourself for more posts.

 *squeals* GUYS MY BIRTHDAY IS IN LIKE 2 DAYS AND IM FINALLY READY TO BE SEVENTEEN. sorry. just had to squeal for a sec there xD

 basically we went to sleeping bear dunes. it took forever to get there. i couldn't breathe once i did get there. and i forever fell in love.

 alright goodbye. end of post.

nooooooooooooooooooooo i'm joking. WELL SORTA. But everything I said was true. I did climb the dunes (but I didn't go down to the waterfront cause that would just be #CRAZY. 10 seconds down and 3 hours up, or so they say.) I did sit in the car for a forever amount of time and wrote poems, tried to sleep, listen to old time radio, and proved to my grandpa that I knew what riding shotgun meant. *smirks*

 and i did fall in love. forever. i don't think i'll be fully and completely and utterly happy until i return to my beloved. Maybe I'm being dramatic *shrugs*

Where did you go for vacation??
What do you do in the car? (bc no wifi ya know)

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  1. Send help, dying, the blue water, the sandiness, I can't, I just can't...
    LIKE HOW COULD YOU NOT FALL IN LOVE.
    What no of course I'm not jealous.

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    1. *laughs because you just described me to like the T*

      come on though, you haven't been there yet??? ;)

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    2. no, no I haven't. YET. ;P

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  2. Man that color though . . . like it's such a fresh aqua, one you wanna dive into and just never leave. HAHA!!! Well, you know me--I didn't go on vacation this year. ;) But in a way, going to those three camps was better. It was like a working, learning vacation. We surprised my grandparents with a trip to the beach for their fiftieth anniversary. We're all going to spend a week at the beach next June . . . or at least, that's the plan. I may be at the Wilds by then. Who knows??

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    1. IT IS SO BEAUTIFUL ISNT IT?!?!? hahaa, true. 3 camps probably equals more than a vacation. ;) OH THATS SO COOL! You never told me that before?! eep!! how cool! XD

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  3. K, first of all you are beautiful, and that last picture of you is goals.
    Gosh, I am missing you so much girl! YOUR GONNA BE SEVENTEEN...TOMORROW!!
    I LOVE YOU SO MUCH!! And I can't wait to hear more about your vacation<3

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    1. *covers face with hands* WHY ARE YOU SO KIND AND ME BLUSH ALL THE TIME??!

      i knnnowwww. I WANT A BIRTHDAY HUG FROM YOU *sobs* eeep! 17! I can't believe it :P

      I LOVE YOU SO MUCH MORE REMEMBER ;) ;) ACK! yes - we will talk on the phone soon. PROMISE

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  4. So beautiful!! That sand and water and everything is so gorgeous. ♥
    And HAPPY EARLY BIRTHDAY!!

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    1. I knnnow. I sat there and was just like in total awe. The camera can't even show you all the amazing-ness!!
      AWW GOSH THANK YOU <3 <3

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  5. That looks so gorgeous oh my word I'm dead.

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    1. basically my exact feelings right there xD

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  6. I love Happiness. Maybe too much....

    Happy early birthday! :)

    With love and all joy,
    Allie D.
    www.alliesblogdesigns.blogspot.com
    www.friendlovesatalltimes.blogspot.com
    www.sincerelyallied.blogspot.com
    www.spreadingmyjoy.blogspot.com

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    1. hahaaa sounds like me!! LOL

      aww thank you :D

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  7. OH MY GRACIOUS. Can I just say: G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S. I WANNA GO. <3 Beautiful pictures, btw! And that last one... Your hair and sweater! (Girl, I think we dress alike.) :D AND THE CLOUDS AND THE OCEAN. IT IS SOOOOOOO PRETTY. GAH. #onmybucketlistnow

    The last vacation I went on was too... DUN DUN DUH... Denver, to see Jesse and family. And in the long road trip hours? I generally read (I am one of those rare people blessed with the ability to actually read in the car and not get carsick. IT IS FANTASTIC.) And we listen to music (or occasionally a teaching). Or play road trip games (i.e. the Alphabet game, or this road trip bingo we bought where you have to find things like an overpass or horses or a silo or something.). <3

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    1. YOU CAN JUMP ON AN AIRPLANE AND COMMMMMMEEEEEE I SHALL BRING YOU I PROMISE!! <3 <3 Haha we do?!?! That's awesome cause I think I dress cute soo LOL *whispers* it actually isn't the ocean...its Lake Michigan xD

      WHY DO YOU GET TO READ IN THE CAR LIKE NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO FAIR. *runs off and cries* *twenty minutes passes* *comes back with red face and tears running down my cheeks* Sounds like you have fun car rides tho! I think we do too -- except when someone wants the AC on and someone doesn't. then watch out LOL!

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  8. I missed your posts! But that is a totally valid excuse. :) I'm not a beach-y type of person, and in my opinion sand is super annoying, but - that place looks nice. I like how vivid the colours are.

    Yes, writing poems in the car sounds wonderful. I like to write in the car too, or read, or knit.. the times always passes quickly when I'm engrossed in a good book, or knitting project.

    Anyway, happy birthday! And, also congratulations on actually being ready to turn a year older - I feel like I'm a few years behind on that. XD I hope seventeen is everything you're hoping for. :)

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    1. you make me feel so special!! BUT I MISSED BLOGGING SO MUCH. I'm so happy to be back - to connect with all my blogging besties again. <3333333 The colors are super vivid, aren't they??

      WOW you can knit?!?! How cool is that!! I really wanna learn something like that - but patience is so low in me. lololololol

      I felt finally ready to turn 17...now next year, turning 18. HAHAA NOOOOO I DONT WANT THAT. I'm done with that rant now. I've got a long 364 days before I have to worry ;) ;)

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  9. Uhhhhhhhhh........*faints*

    Haha! I loved how you said "finally ready". Did you have to prepare yourself that you were turning 17? Lol! Hmmmm.....long car rides. I'm not really sure...play games that don't require wifi, eat tons of snacks, sleep, doodle, stare at other people in their car and have interesting conversations with whomever is in your vehicle. Next week we will be driving out to Wisconsin to take my older brother to college. It'll be about 12 hours.....hehe.....

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    1. hhaahaaaa! THAT WAS SO ME LIKE SOOOO ME.

      *weakly speaks* yes. *nods* yes I really did have to prepare myself for it. It seriously took me a LONG LONG LONG time. hahaaa

      TWELVE HOURS?!?!?!? GURL -- bring loads of audio books!! LOL Jane Eyre is a good one if you haven't listened to it already xD

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    2. That water though.........*faints again*

      Awe! Really!? I had my 18th and graduation ceremony all in one weekend....that was a little hard.

      GURL -- I am preparing myself! Lol! I think I'll bring the whole set of when calls the heart books. I haven't listened to the Jane eyre audio book, but I have read it and watched two of the different movies. :).

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  10. DUDE. This place looks amazing. And oh! you're birthday! YAY there better be a post about it!

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    1. DUDE IT WAS LIKE IT WAS BEYOND AMAZING!! hahaa I think there will be ;)

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  11. Happy happy birthday!

    I mostly sleep or look out the window during car trips. Sometimes Mom will let us break out the dvd players, but not too often. I wish I could read in the car, but I can't or else I'll end up with a horrid headache or worse, carsickness.

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    1. aww thanks!! <3 <3

      I DO TOO! I can't read at all! So I either goof off with siblings or listen to audio books. Those are really good xD But sleep is also really awesome - so multitasking often comes into play. LOL

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  12. Happy birthday, Julia! You share it with my Mama... AND my Daddy! It's a good day to call yours ;)!

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    1. WOAH I DO?!? That has to be a big celebration at your house! How cool xD

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  13. I GOT DREAMS THAT KEEP ME UPPPP INNNN THE DEADAAANIIIIIGGHT <33333333

    bro these pictures stahp my eyes are bleeding with happiness. ur awesome and i hope you have the best birthday ever even though i already said that and i read when i'm in the car.

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    1. bro plz stop making your eyes bleed with happiness i mean you do travel a lot COME HERE!!! I WOULD DIE IF I GOT TO MEET YOU DIE I TELL YOU DIIIIIEEE.
      you lucky bird you. I can't read in the car *pouts*

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