Monday, February 20, 2017

30 Day Writing Challenge!

Hey friends! Today I am starting a 30 Day Writing Challenge. I will blog every day. (hopefully ;)) But I am just going to add to this post. By doing this, I hope you can get to know me a little better. Besides just a person on a screen! :) So come back every day to see this updated post.
Day 1: Write 10 things that make you really happy.
1.Jesus time  2.Baking and cooking  3.Children  4.My small group and youth group 
5.Using Snapchat filters with my siblings  6.Haiti. Period.  7.Smiley faces :)
8.Hanging out and laughing with friends  9.Doing acts of kindness/serving
10.Shopping with my sister 
Day 2: Write something someone told you about yourself that you never forgot.
"You continuously blow me away and inspire me to love others with a greater capacity! Never stop being YOU for you reflect the love of Jesus in such a special way!"
Day 3: List your top 3 pet peeves 
1. When someone says "Down Syndrome Kid" or "Downs kids" instead of "Child with Down Syndrome" 2. When a recipe says baking time is 1 hour and it ends up not being done till 1 hour and 40 minutes. 3. When recipe says "Makes 5 dozen cookies" and it only makes 2 dozen.
Day 4: Write about someone who inspires you
Mother Teresa. Period. The way she gave up her life and lived it for others and God is truly inspiring. She loved others with such a great love. Every time I think about her or read one of her quotes, I get inspired all over again. She was amazing and is such an incredible role model!!! <3
Day 5: List 5 places you want to visit
1.Ukraine  2.Africa  3.India  4.Columbia  5.Indonesia *I'm not counting Haiti because I have already been there. But if I am counting any country, Haiti would most certainly be on the top of my list! :)
Day 6: Your Favorite Comfort Foods
Anything cheesy or casserole like. Mac and cheese, tater tot casserole, etc.
Day 7: Your top 5 favorite songs right now.
1."If We're Honest" by Francesca Battistelli  2."One Drop" by Plumb  3."Home" by Phillips Phillips  4."Okay" by The Piano Guys  5."Let the Waters Rise" Mikeschair
Day 8: What you eat on a normal day
Breakfast: Eggs, smoothie, or on a special occasion, my mom makes baked oatmeal
Lunch: Smoothie, eggs (if I didn't have one for breakfast) or leftovers from supper the night before
Supper: Usual meal is spaghetti, taco, or soup. Sometimes my mom or I make something unusal.
Day 9: What you wear to bed
T-shirt and pajama pants. Each night. Every Night.
Day 10: If you had to live off of one food and one drink what would it be?
The drink would be water and the food would be cheesy potatoes.
Day 11: What is your favorite quote
"A life not lived for others is not a life" - Mother Teresa
Day 12: What is your favorite thing to do in your free time?
Acts of kindness, service projects, and crafts.
Day 13: What are you currently looking forward to?
I'm going back to Haiti in April!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (I'm not at all excited ;))
Day 14: Movies you never get tired of watching
Sound of Music---Fiddler on the Roof---Pride and Prejudice---Elf
Day 15: 3 Celebrities you want to marry if you could
Tom Hiddleston---David Tennant---Chris Evans
Day 16: Your Siblings and one thing about them
Sarah (18) is going to college to be a nurse. She wants to be a medical missionary.
Isaac (12) is currently loving archery and has been competing in local competitions.
Grace (12) loves animals and was adopted from Ukraine when she was 9
Rebekah (10) loves crafts and is going to be in a musical of Fiddler on the Roof
Elijah (9) is super adorable and super naughty at the same time! ;) He was adopted at age 3
Rachel (7) enjoys anything her sisters do and she came home from the hospital on Rebekah's birthday
Jonathan (6) is my little "baby" and loves kindergarten! Did I mention he is super stinkin cute?!?
Day 17: How I waste time
Pinterest. I love wasting time on Pinterest! :)
Day 18: Something you miss from when you were young
When my brother and I were like 4 and 2, every morning we would get up, go into my mom's room and climb into bed with her. She went downstairs, got us milk in a sippy cup, and then we would watch Sesame Street in her bed while she took a shower. <3
Day 19: What you wore today
T-shirt and pajama pants till I had to change to go to youth group. Then, jeans and shirt. Basic huh?
Day 20: Where would you like to be in 10 years?
Driving, married, have at least one kid. :)
Day 21: What is your guilty pleasure?
Day 22: What book are you reading right now?
"I am Malala"
Day 23: Your favorite book from when you were little
"Bear snores on" and "The Little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear"
Day 24: What are you currently learning?
ASL - American Sign Language
Day 25: Something you are currently obsessed with doing
Signing the song "Tremble" by Mosaic MSC. Just ask me sometime, I will show you. ;)
Day 26: Something you sleep with every night
My fuzzy purple blanket and either my puppy or teddy bear. #imnotashamed
Day 27: Your first love
No it's not a boy. It's a little Haitian girl by the name of Nadie who I fell in love with. She stole a piece of my heart and I will never, ever forget her. And I pray almost daily that we meet again.
Day 28: Your most valued childhood friend
Her name is Maggie. I have known her all my life. And I love her. <3
Day 29: Your favorite midnight snack
Day 30: Favorite holiday
Christmas. I mean who doesn't love Christmas? Unless you are Scrooge.

This has been lots of fun!! I hope you learned at least one new thing about me! :)


  1. 1 My family/ friends
    2 Babysitting
    3 My church group/ JESUS/ GOD
    4 School
    5 Spending time with my mum- shopping, manicures, pedicures etc
    6 Blogging
    7 Photography
    8 Jouranlling
    9 Memories
    10 Life

  2. My top 3 pet peeves are:
    1 People chewing with their mouth open
    2 People who talk during a movie
    3 Slow drivers:)

  3. Top 5 places i want to visit- are you serious, i want to go everywhere. If i had to choose 5 places it would probably be:
    1 Italy
    2 Germany
    3 Canada
    4 Thailand/Other asian countries
    5 Sweeden

  4. Omg. I am reading I am Malala too