Guest Post~ Julia!

Hey everyone! My name is Julia Ryan and I blog over at Writing for His Glory blog. Maddy has kindly asked me to guest post on her blog! 
You can read more about me here…thanks! 🙂 

With the Christmas and New Year holiday fun gone, it’s time to get back to school! How has that been for you? I started on Monday, so I’ve been slowly getting back into it. I was surprised by how much I actually missed it during the Christmas break. I was longing to something other than the Christmas break norm of reading, chatting with friends, and looking at blogs. Seriously, my poor friends and I were running out of things to talk about! I was counting down the days to start my history course, get back to my ASL, and Algebra. I couldn’t wait to learn!


 But, then it hit me. 


  I felt empty. School had taken over my life. It was my goal. It was my every thought. What do I have to do next? What should I study for? Oh dear! I should do more Algebra. Look at the time…I still haven’t done my American Sign Language yet. 

I would get soooooo stressed out about it.

Because I forced myself into thinking school was everything.


I forgot something really important.

Reading my Bible.

Talking to God.


And, most importantly, being like Jesus.

I became grumpy and stressed. Making my needs important. My grades. How much school I got done. I seriously forgot that Jesus loved me even if I was behind in algebra a bit. I didn’t have time to read the Bible…but Jesus had time to speak those words for us to read.

It isn’t about me. It is about Him!

I learned more than I thought I did over Christmas break. A lesson worth learning! Thank you Lord for teaching me. I wonder what my next lesson will be? 🙂

What about you? What has God been teaching you? Do you get caught up in life and forget about after this life sometimes? 


Great post Julia! Thanks for doing it!

Around the Yard

Hey everyone! Today I’m showing you some things that are a little different from normal. Instead of showing you pictures of nature, I’m going to show you some pictures that I took around the yard. 🙂 I hope that you like them!!


This first one is a bell that is in our backyard. All of my younger siblings love ringing it!


This next one is a picture of a horseshoe. We have a horseshoe toss that we like to play with in our front yard. 🙂


This last one is a stack of firewood. I really like the way this one turned out! 🙂

So, what did you think? Should I do more posts like this! I hope that you all have a great day!!

The Last of Sunlight

Hey everyone! The other day I took some pictures of a beautiful sunset. Today, I’m going to show you the pictures. 🙂 I hope that you like them!!


I really like the color in this one!


I thought that this one looked pretty!


I took this one earlier in the day. I thought that it looked nice. 🙂


This last one is my favorite. I took it right before the sun went down. 🙂

So, what did you think? I actually took all of these in a Walmart parking lot! Which one is your favorite?

Close-ups of leaves

Hey everyone! How have you been? Today, I’m going to show you some more pictures that I have gotten outside lately. I hope that you like them!!


This first one is a picture of a bush that is on the side of the house. I liked the way the sun was shining on it. 🙂


This next one is some monkey grass that is in our backyard.


I really like this last one:) I really like the way you can see the drops of water.

I hope that you all have a great week!

You Are Amazing And So Is Your Blog Award

Hey Everyone! I have been nominated for the You Are Amazing And So Is Your Blog Award! I have been      nominated by Trinity! I would LOVE for you to check her blog out!!

 1. Copy and paste these rules on to your award post.

2. Come up with at least 5 fun questions for your nominees to answer.
3. Nominate at least 5 people who you think are amazing and have an amazing blog.
4. List at least one reason why you appreciate the people you nominated.
5. Put this award on your sidebar or award/tag page if you were nominated.
6. Leave a comment on your nominees’ blogs letting them know they’ve been nominated.
Here are the questions that I have to answer…
1. What is your favorite junk food? Potato chips
2. Are you a tomboy or girlie-girl? Mostly girlie-girl
3.What is your favorite post that you have done? Either This Beautiful Sunset
4. If you only had one hour left to live, where would you live it? With my family
5. Comfort or uncomfortable fashion? Definitely comfort
Now I nominate…..
I nominated these blogs because I LOVE looking at them. All of these girls are so sweet. You would love there blog!
Here are my questions for them…
When did you start your blog?
Your favorite school subject?
What is your dream vacation?
Your favorite book?
City girl or Country girl?
 Real quickly, My sister is having a guest post week. Here is her blog You should definitely check it out!Thank you all for looking! I hope that you all have a great week! 🙂

Interview~ Trinity

Hey everyone! Earlier this week I interviewed Trinity from Lords Girls. So here it is!

My favorite color is aqua.
My favorite drink is Dr.Pepper, OR root beer. I can never decide!
I usually read in my free time, or I go on the computer. I LOVE READING!
My favorite movie is definitely Maleficent!!!!!!
My favorite bible verse is Romans 5:8 “For God showed His love for us, that yet while we were still sinners, Christ died for us!”
Well, my only nickname(if I have any) is Trin.
I don’t really know what my dream vacation is…I never really had one.
 I started my blog in June, 2013.
My favorite subject is probably Language Arts.
MY FAVORITE FOOD IS TACOS!!!!!!!! Yeah!!!!!!
Thank you so much Trinity for letting my interview you on my blog~ Please check out her blog at! You would love her blog!! I hope that you all have a great weekend!

This Beautiful Sunrise

Hey everyone! Not long ago I got some pictures of the sunrise. I really like the way it looked so I thought that I would show you some of the pictures I took! I hope that you like them. 🙂


I love the way this first one looked. If only the trees weren’t there. We live in the woods so all of the pictures that I try to get with the sunset or sunrise always has trees in the way. Other then that I really like the way it turned out.


Here is the next one. I took this one a few minutes after I took the other one.

So, What did you think? Do you ever take pictures of the sunrise?

I hope that you all have a great week!

Guest Post- Jamie!

Hey everyone! My name is Jamie and I have a blog over at

First, I would like to thank Maddy for letting me do a guest post!

Second, PLEASE check out my blog at http://ayearofnaturestudies,

Third, THE POST!!!

These are some pics I took!







Thank you so much Jamie, for doing the very first guest post on my blog! I really like Jamie’s blog! You should go over there and check it out! If you want to know of other blogs that I like then go to the blogs I like right beside my about or if you want you blog on the blogs I like I would gladly put it on there!! 🙂

Interview- Ellie!

Hey everyone! Today I’m interviewing Ellie from Uniquely You. 🙂 I hope that you like it!!

What is your favorite color?

Tiffany Blue and Green

Favorite thing to eat?

Soups and tacos  

Why did you start a blog?

cause my sister had one and I thought it  was cool

What’s your middle name?


How many siblings do you have?

one boy and one girl

What is your favorite school subject?

Science and Latin!

How long have you had your blog?

Almost a year

What do you want to be when you grow up?

The Worlds Greatest Babysitter!

What are your nicknames?

Bernie, Cooker, and Fluffy

What is your dream vacation?

Going to Dallas, Texas!

So, what did you think? Thanks Ellie, for letting me interview you! If you want to check out her blog( which I highly recommend!) then just click here! If you want to be interviewed then just comment below. 🙂 I hope that you all have a great week! 🙂

Stranded on a Deserted Island Tag

Hey everyone! I’ve been tagged by Grace! and Jamie

So as you have probably guessed, I’m supposed to be stranded on a deserted island. With that in thought, Let’s Go!

You can have one food item. (Besides all the fish you can catch!) So what do you choose!

Homemade southern food. I love macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes!

You can have one beverage. What do you choose?


What one outfit would you bring to wear

Something comfortable and lightweight

1 author with all the books that they have ever written

Wanda Brunstetter

I magazine

World magazine. So I would know what is going on in the rest of the world

1 Freebie item

My camera

What would you do for an entire year?

Learn to surf

Best thing about solo island living: the beach, do whatever you want, great tan, or a lot of alone time

The beach

Ickiest thing about your so-called paradise: too much alone time, awful sunburn, learning to fish, or sand in everything

Definitely sunburn. Last year I got  a Terrible sunburn!

Yay! You’re finally rescued! Who is the person you’d want to see?

My family

What is the first thing you want to do?

Take a bath!

First thing you’d want to eat

Probably mashed potatoes

So what did you think? Now, I tag….





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