Close-up Creations

God has created so many different flowers. In this shoot, I took close-up pictures of all kinds of blooms 🙂 ~ Azalea ~ ~ Phlox ~ ~ Dandelion ~ ~ Iris ~ ~ Veronica ~ ~ Allium ~ ~ Scilla ~ ~ Wild Aster ~ ~ Scabiosa ~ ~ Lilac ~ ~ Salvia ~ ~ […]

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Windows | A Poem

Another one of my 4-H creative writing exercises was to write a poem! I considered copping out and using the poem I wrote a while ago, but I decided to write a new one instead, for more practice. During the process of writing this one, another one wrote itself in my mind. Here’s the one that wrote itself. I’m […]

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Dance Pictures

This past week, I had dress rehearsal on Monday and Wednesday, and I had performances on Friday night, Saturday morning, and Saturday night. It was so much fun! Taking pictures wasn’t allowed at the performances, but my mom was able to get lots of pictures at dress rehearsal. My friends and I worked hard on […]

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Bugs and Blooms

Every spring, we have a ton of little wildflowers called spring beauties come up in the backyard and woods. This is what the yard looks like… How lovely is that? When I headed out to take pictures today (Friday), I wasn’t quite sure what my subject should be. After walking around for a little bit, […]

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One-Bowl Flourless Chocolate Cake

This is a dark, fudgy cake that my whole family loves. It comes together very quickly and only requires a few ingredients! We found the recipe online, but adjusted it a little. Don’t we always 😉 In order to make it healthy, we sub coconut sugar for the sugar. If you’ve never used coconut sugar, […]

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Family Memories

Friday was our last day of school! It’s hard to believe that next year, my brother and I will be juniors, and my little brother will be a great big 5th grader! In honor of the end of the year, I thought I’d share some family pictures of us growing up. I tried to select […]

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Dry Bar Comedy

One YouTube channel my family discovered recently is called Dry Bar Comedy. The channel has comedians come in and perform, then post short clips of the comedy on YouTube and post the entire special on the free app! Image credit: Utah Valley The best part is, the material is clean and not lame. 😉 Two excellent qualities. […]

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Easter Tulips

Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this? – John 11:25 & 26, KJV Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: […]

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Seven Fun Easter Facts

Ever wonder about the eggs, candy, and bunnies during the upcoming holiday? Me too! Here are seven fun facts about Easter. Years ago, the church forbid anyone to consume eggs during the Holy Week. Therefore, all eggs laid in that time were saved as a gift for the children! Americans spent a record-breaking $18.4 billion […]

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