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National Novel Writing Month Nov 2017

National Novel Writing Month Nov 2017

Guys I’m so excited! National Novel Writing Month is here! My Project If you read my CampNaNo blog post, you know that I wrote my first draft of Fulfilling The Prophecy in July. This November I plan on writing/finishing the first draft of a different series, Book 1 of my Warlock School Series! 50,000 words here I come! Writing a first draft in July has given me the confidence to do it again in November. The Warlock School Series is…

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Halloween Pumpkin Painting & Decoration Ideas

Halloween Pumpkin Painting & Decoration Ideas

Halloween is one week away, are you ready?!! Do you paint or carve pumpkins every year? I’m terrible at carving but I love painting, and I’m fascinated by what people come up with. I perused Pinterest for some awesome inspiration, I hope you enjoy these as much as I do. Also, this is a great idea for a group or party! PAINTING IDEAS DECORATION IDEAS You can add sequence, ribbon, lace, stickers, gems, etc! KID FRIENDLY IDEAS Check out this…

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Fandom Mashups

Fandom Mashups

When it comes to fandoms I think it’s safe to say we’re in multiple. And our hearts are happy when they all collide. Here are a few images to brighten your day. ♥ Fandom Mashups Harry Potter & Bridesmaids Harry Potter & Doctor Who Harry Potter & Pirates of the Caribbean Mash ups like this make me laugh entirely too hard. What kind of fan are you? The Flash & Harry Potter Game of Thrones & Frozen Twilight & Mean Girls…

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A List of My Favorite Gym Memes

A List of My Favorite Gym Memes

Sometimes you need motivation, but sometimes you just need to laugh at how accurate memes are. Here are some of my favorite gym memes, carefully selected from Pinterest. I hope these gave you a chuckle. What’s your favorite?

CampNaNoWriMo Update

CampNaNoWriMo Update

Before July started I wrote a blog about my intentions with CampNaNoWriMo. There you’ll find what my book is about and what I hope to accomplish. Onto my update: Did I make my goal of 40,000 words? Yes and no. I ended up changing my goal from Part 2 with 40,000 words, to Book 1 with 65,000 words. There were scenes in Part 1 that I still needed to fill in, so I decided to try to do it all…

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Ideas for Group Girl Time

Ideas for Group Girl Time

Sometimes you just need girl time. I’ve recently been debating joining a group of women. The reason being, most of my friends live far away, it’s hard to get together for one-on-one time let alone double date time. I miss interacting with women so I thought of some ideas. Girl Group Ideas: Book Club Bible Study Fitness Class like Yoga or neighborhood walking group Wine tasting Class- cooking, art, etc Game Night (see ideas here) Movie Night with pampering- nails,…

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Ways to Date your Spouse in a Group

Ways to Date your Spouse in a Group

One-on-one dates are great, but sometimes you want to get out and do stuff with other people. Our friends don’t live very close to us so it’s hard to double date or even hang out in a group. If you’re in the same boat, I’ve listed some ideas below that you can do as a couple and grow your relationship. Group dates are nice because you learn new things about each other, and you add inside jokes and memories to…

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My Top Health & Fitness Apps

My Top Health & Fitness Apps

There are tons of fitness app options out there. I’m as overwhelmed as you. I’ll be talking about my most recently used and favorites. MyFitnessPal I love this app for entering my workouts and food. If you have an apple watch, fitbit, you name it, it will sync your workout automatically. Most food options are in there. You can track your water intake. And you can join challenges to motivate yourself. I also have the LoseIt app but currently don’t…

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My Travel Adventures in Washington, Oregon, & Canada

My Travel Adventures in Washington, Oregon, & Canada

I’ve been wanting to travel and visit Seattle, Washington and British Columbia, Canada for a while and my friend, Blaire, moved there and gave me the perfect excuse to finally go and visit. I went up in August and the weather was perfect! Seattle wasn’t drizzly-rainy at all! Maybe I brought good luck. And because I stayed with my friend, I’m sorry, I won’t have a list of places to stay. But check out all the cool things we did!…

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Date Idea: Geocaching- What is it and How to Play

Date Idea: Geocaching- What is it and How to Play

In my 50 Free Date Ideas post I mention Geocaching. It’s something I’ve always wanted to try so I’m hoping this blog will give me the boost to do it. My friends Alina & Chris do it, maybe I need to call them for a double date and have them teach us the ropes. Anyways, in that post I link to the Geocaching website. There are a few different app options. What is Geocaching? Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure…

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