Define That Word #2 {Results}

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UPDATE: Tomorrow is Megan’s (abarefootgal) birthday tomorrow! Don’t forget to wish her a happy birthday!! Happy happy birthday, Megan! I hope you have a fantastic day. โค

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Do you know how I made slime in this post? And remember how I made it too brittle? Well I was experimenting and I put some QV lotion in it and it made it stretchier and less brittle! ๐Ÿ˜€ I know it sounds weird, but it works!

Anyway, here are the results for Define That Word #2! I stalled. Again.

THE WINNER FOR BEST DEFINITION OF DEPONTIEE (DE-PON-SHEE)

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ALL OF YOU!

YOU ALL TIED WITH 3 VOTES EACH.

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1) Cold, darkness and loneliness. (The sordid room was always in a state of depontiee.) 3 33% ย Tess
Fancy 3 33% ย Starling
Loyal and solemn 3 33% ย Enni

Great job! I thought all your definitions were awesome.


WINNER OF BEST DEFINITION OF DEBOON

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TESS (BLACKIESUNSHINE)! YOU WON THIS DEFINITION WITH 5 VOTES.

Your definition was: To give back stolen goods voluntarily. (The pirates debooned their booty, for they were conscience-stricken and wanted to change.)


WINNER OF BEST DEFINITION OF MEEZIES

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TESS AGAIN! YOU WON THIS DEFINITION WITH 7 VOTES.

Your definition was: Meezies: The feeling of not being able to sit still. (Jimmy had the meezies as he waited for his vaccinations.)


WINNER OF BEST DEFINITION OF KENPIES (ken-pise NOT ken-pees)

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TESS! wow. YOU WON THIS DEFINITION WITH 4 VOTES.

Your definition was: The state of not being able to think clearly. (Lisle was in kenpise as he stared at the blank paper, unable to move his pen.)

AND THE OVERALL WINNER IS

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TESS! XD

With a total of 19 votes. ๐Ÿ™‚ Congrats Tess (blackiesunshine)!

And congrats to Enni and Starling who also had awesome definitions! ๐Ÿ˜€

Here is your button, Tess. And if you would like to do a guest post/interview, comment below, so I can arrange it. Thanks! ๐Ÿ™‚

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There you go! Congrats again guys! ๐Ÿ™‚


And I thinkย  you probably all want to know about the results for the parliament voting. So here it is:

THE HOMESCHOOL REGULATIONS UPDATE

As some of you may know, our government isn’t minding their own business and wants to control what our parents teach us as homeschooled children. They want bullied kids to have to wait 28 days before their parents can pull them out of school, and the parents have to submit a full overview of their curriculum, and parents don’t really have the right to choose their child’scurriculum. You can see the post here.

I wasn’t too happy with that AT ALL, because parents should have the right to choose their child’s curriculum. So yesterday, my Mom traveled to the city to the Parliament with another homeschooling Mom. I should have went with them, but the train ride was too expensive. When they got there, homeschoolers, parents and children alike were campaigning for PARENTAL RIGHTS.

Unfortunately, we lost under Parliament votings. 20-20. There are a lot of positives though, such as

  • The government now know they can’t ignore us, and that we have a voice as well
  • We have won the favor of people who actually have a say in things
  • Parents have the right to choose curriculum

The downside is that bullied children still have to wait 28 days before being pulled out of school, and their parents have to show their curriculum. I feel sorry for future home educators; I can imagine how stressful that would be.

We still have to submit our curriculum and an overview of what we’ve done during the year,ย  BUT if they don’t like it, they can’t do anything about it.

I’m not too fussed about that, though. I know so many homeschool parents with large families, and it’ll be hard to collect their children’s work over the year.

It’s not as bad, and parents still have the right, but there are a lot of homeschoolers who are still disappointed.

Anyway, God is in control and He’s made things better. ๐Ÿ™‚


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Awards Awards And More Awards

Hi everyone!

I know awards are not what you want to see, but I need to get them done. ๐Ÿ™‚ So that this post won’t be insanely long, I’m going to include the Liebster Award into one award, except with more facts. Thank you so much to Rebecca, Yash, Beezus, K.A , and Eliza for nominating me for this award. ๐Ÿ™‚ To anyone else who has nominated me for this award, THANK YOU!

Le Rules|

  1. Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  2. Display the award on your blog.
  3. Provide ten random facts about yourself (optional)
  4. Nominate 5-11 bloggers whom you feel deserved this award and have less than 200 followers.
  5. List these rules.
  6. Inform nominees.

50 Random Facts About Moi ( ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ˜ฎ )

  1. I’ve been playing the piano for 8 years.
  2. I’m going to be acting in a The Sound of Music play next year. Woohoo!! I love that movie!
  3. I love the movies My Fair Lady (but what’s with the ending?!) and The Sound of Music. โค
  4. I’m going to faint before these 50 facts are over.
  5. I have six siblings.
  6. I’m in the process of writing three books.
  7. I’m also writing a prompt book, so four books.
  8. I’ve been homeschooled for forever.
  9. I can’t do a cartwheel or a handstand.
  10. I have two nephews and one niece. (the cutest babies/toddlers in the world!!)
  11. My height is 4.5″
  12. I like working for my money, I don’t like getting it for nothing (sometimes). ๐Ÿ˜›
  13. I love the word smile. ๐Ÿ™‚
  14. I love logic and analyzing.
  15. I love discussion posts.
  16. I love babysitting!
  17. I keep changing my blog posting schedule. So now I’m just going to post three times a week, no specific days. ;D

Guys I can’t think of anymore. XD I already did ten eleven facts in the last Liebster award and the rest you already know about me!

I nominate|(who hasn’t done this yet?!!)

Clara@Clara-and-co

Rebecka/Rebcake

Tess/BlackieSunshine@Steeple Chase Blog

Mirra@A Young Writers Dream

Hope@Nerd Notebook

Mukta@Born Free

Bella@Totally Random

If I didn’t tag you and you would like to do this, feel free to do it! ๐Ÿ™‚

Also, if you nominate/tag me for something else, please link to one of my posts so I’ll know and I’ll be able to do it! ๐Ÿ™‚

If that didn’t make sense, this helpful post by Bella will, so check it out! ๐Ÿ˜€

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The Kind of Thing I Think Blogging Should Be + BIBPC

Hiya lovelies! ๐Ÿ˜€

When I first started blogging back in 2015, I started it because I wanted a place to share my thoughts, and my life.

Over the months I’ve been blogging, I’ve kind of been trying to be like other blogs. Change my content so that people will read my blog as much as they read someone else’s. Make it as pretty so people will visit it more.

That’s all good. It’s a good thing to make your blog likeable and appeasing to your readers. That’s why I have a blog survey. ๐Ÿ˜‰ But don’t try too hard, guys!

Blogging should be a thing where you can vent out your feelings and share your life. Have fun and don’t stress so much! Personally, I like reading blog posts of people’s thoughts and their life. Other posts are good too, and I’m not saying you shouldn’t do posts other than what I’m talking, but I don’t think we, as bloggers, should spend so much time trying to please our readers.

I’m struggling between having a schedule or not. I feel having a schedule is kinda limiting, because I should be able to post whenever I like. But I also think schedules are good, so I can be consistent and not run out of posting ideas.

I’ve put heaps of my posts back into drafts because I’m afraid people won’t enjoy reading about my life.

Don’t do that! Even if you think your life is boring, maybe someone else can smile about it. ๐Ÿ™‚ So be yourselves, humans! There is no one else like you. โค

Next up: The Kinds of Posts I Really Hate

Haha JK. XD

But I do think there is such a thing as useless posts, such as an apology post. Apologizing to people for not blogging for a while. Sure, it’s okay to apologize, but don’t make a whole post about it, folks. ๐Ÿ˜‰ i just went of track there didn’t i


BIBPC #5, Category 3 – Books

First, I just want to apologize to all the bloggers who’ve nominated me for the Liebster Award or any other tag/award. I’m sorry for the delay in posting them, but I will soon, as well as the results for Define That Word.

I’m also going to be trying to post every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Just so I can get posts up consistently. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Megan, I’m on Team Watermelon. ๐Ÿ™‚ Anyone on my team, don’t forget to post extra photos to make up for the team members who aren’t able to enter any!

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The story behind my picture is that we have heaps and heaps of old books in our house. We also have some creamy colored flowers out the front yard and some ornamental pear trees. So I stuck the book into the branches and snipped of a flower and took this picture! ๐Ÿ™‚

I’ll post extra pictures on the BIBPC page as soon as the next category comes out!

God bless!

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Day In The Life Of A Homeschooler {Spring & Playground Photography} UPDATED

Hi my friends! ๐Ÿ™‚

Spring is coming! The daffodils and the Narcissus Hybrids Erlicheer are everywhere now. That took us a long time to figure out the name of the white flowers! ๐Ÿ˜€

Today we scootered (is that a word?) to the playground and had a little BBQ. We also brought our Science books and played Guardian of The Keys and Giants Treasure.

I was being a little silly and I told my Mom that if I went into the middle of the bare winter mulberry tree and kissed the trunk, it would blossom and I’d stuff myself with berries. So I did that and bet my Mom $5 that when we came back from the playground I would have enough berries to pick I wouldn’t have to have dinner.

Obviously it bloomed and I ate the berries. In my mind. I didn’t lose $5 after all. Even if I wasn’t supposed to anyway. There were berries on the tree! I promise! in my mind. Shhh! Don’t tell my Mom. She might give me $5!!

There were a lot of Daffodils on the walk to the playground.

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Bokeh.

My brother cooking the sausages on the playground BBQ. I can smell them from here!

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I also took some pictures of a magpie in the blossoms and on the grass.

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“Is it raining??”

MAGPIE BOKEH in the blossoming plum trees.

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“WAH! What’s that??”
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“Peck peck!”

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Taking a pic of moi shadow.

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My brother trying to be a circle for me for BIBPC (Boring Into Beautiful Photography Contest, hosted by Megan). XD As you can tell, it’s not working. Thanks, though, bro! โค

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Blossoms on the tree. Can’t wait till they turn into fruit!

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Kinda blurry. :/

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Eh. The lighting isn’t very good!

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I love the above one! โค

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So pretty! It was a lovely day today. A nice day after a week’s worth of raining. I love the blue sky in-between the branches.

*sings* Mr. Blue Sky! Please tell us why, you had to hide away for so long (sooooo looong!)

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Hanging dangerously close to dropping my camera; I take my shadows’ portrait… ๐Ÿ˜› ok not really

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Circles. But not for BIBPC! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Monkey bars.

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Close up on the monkeys.

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The other monkey bars.

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More circles, but still not for BIBPC. You’re probably thinking, “If she’s not entering these ones in, then the ones she is entering is probably really good.” Well, sorry. You might get your hopes dashed cruelly.

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More of the evil playground things that make your hands red and make you look like you’re falling when you flail your feet around to get to the next bar.

After I took half of these photos before we had sausages. YUM.

After that, we played Giants Treasure and Guardian of The Keys. Giants Treasure I am terrified of grabbing the treasure and running away. And terrified of being the giant and having my precious treasure stolen. Are you like that?

Then my brother and I had a running race across the grass. I won. ๐Ÿ˜‰

The moment you’ve all been waiting for. My BIBPC #5 photo. Megan, I’m on Team Watermelon. ๐Ÿ™‚

Thank you so much for hosting this contest!

The story behind the photo:

I had a lot of photos that were circles, such as the monkey bars and the bolts on the wobbly bridge. I decided to take a picture of the water spurting out of the drinking fountain. When I took the picture, it turned out they looked like circles! It took me a while to get an OK photo of it though. I thought this was a little more unique than the monkey bars, so… ๐Ÿ™‚

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It’s a little blurry, but they are pretty fast, right? And also, the bolts are circles as well. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Thank you so much for reading guys, and I have reached 73 followers, so a sincere THANK YOU SO MUCH! โค If you haven’t already, please take MY SURVEY, so I can give you better posts. I’m going to try and reach 100 by October.

Also, one of my followers suggested doing a GIF post. I’ve been wanting to put GIF’s in my posts, but where do you guys get good clean GIF’s? Please help!

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What is your favorite picture? | Did you like my BIBPC picture? Do you think I should have used one of the monkey bar ones or the shadows of the circles (or my brother) instead? | How was your day?

God bless! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Photo Dump {Of flowers and such}

I finally figured out how to change the file names of my pictures from RW2 to JPG! ๐Ÿ™‚ So more pictures coming up! A lot of them aren’t very good though. :/

It’s almost Spring!!

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In our backyard. UPDATE: Sorry, this is the front yard! ๐Ÿ˜‰
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We can smell these flowers from the other side of the yard! They smell so good.

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The ornamental pear trees in the front.
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In our front yard.

 

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This would be so pretty if it weren’t blurry. :/
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Spiky things in the front yard.

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Daffodils in the backyard.

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Working on the neighbors’ house.
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Bird feeder bokeh.
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Parrots usually perch there.
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BOKEH
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The bird feeder close-up.
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Pretty little flowers. Does anybody know what these are? I’m just going to call them Bell Flowers. Sorry for the blur!
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More Bell Flowers.
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Garden shovel.

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Mandarine tree and morning sun.
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Beyond the fence: a basketball hoop.
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Neighbors’ daffodils on the way to the playground.
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Blossoms

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Old motorcycle zoomin’ down the road.
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Afternoon sun peeking through the trees.
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More sun through the leaves.
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Hook through the fence.
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Mom and brother walking through the orchard. We’re lucky to have these fruit trees! There are plum trees, apple trees and almonds.

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Thanks for reading! ๐Ÿ™‚

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BIBPC #5 {First Category} – Team Watermelon Rules All!!

Hi everyone!

I have exciting news! I have finally learned how to change the file name of my pictures from RW2, to JPG. Yay! Now I can download pics from my camera to here. ๐Ÿ™‚

Here is my entry for Megan’s BIBPC photography contest. Any Watermelons out there?

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I don’t know why there are blue lines around the leaves. It may be from the lighting; I don’t know. I didn’t notice them until now. Sorry about that!

We get extra points if we do a story behind the picture, so here it is:

Before I took the picture, I was waiting for my Dad to come home with a watermelon in the grocery bags, but he couldn’t get one so I settled with this picture. ๐Ÿ˜‰ The morning I took this I was feeling a little sad because I missed our old land, so I decided to take some pictures and look at my world in a different view. This is the mandarine tree hanging over our neighbors’ fence.

I’ll post more pictures soon!

Due to me downloading to many pictures at a time my media files is sooooooo slow therefore no sign off.

Smile! Zielle

I need help for The Wands of Trystal {SPOILERS ALERT}

**IF YOU WANT TO HAVE THE STORY SPOILED THEN GO AHEAD AND READ THIS POST**

BUT I NEED SOME HELP SO I WOULD APPRECIATE IT IF YOU READ THIS ๐Ÿ˜‰

Hi everyone, sorry for two posts in a day, but I need some help. Instead of Jovial Drinnigan going of to find some wands to restore peace to the lands, should I make it that she has to go and find some warriors or something, and the Trystalines and the Marinos have to go into battle so the Trystalines can get their land back?

If I do that, then the title will most likely be The Quest (‘Quests’ if more than one book) For Trystal.

Sorry if it’s confusing. ๐Ÿ˜›

But then the whole point of a human fairy coming to Trystal to save them will be ruined.

Here is the whole outline of my story, so you can actually understand what I mean. I want to change a few things so it’ll be more exciting.

Twelve year old Jovial Drinnigan has lost just about everything. Her home, her family, her freedom. Only a year before, her Father had left she and her Mother, and just three weeks ago, her Mother had passed away. Jovi is sent to live with her Aunt, and in only two days, her Aunt has arranged for her to be shipped of to Miss Steepleโ€™s Boarding School For Girls. Trapped in a world where she doesnโ€™t belong, Jovi makes a wish. A wish that she had been wishing ever-since her Mother began reading her fairy-tales every night before bed and every morning as soon as she woke up. When that wish that she had wished for so long finally becomes true, Jovi is only happy to escape reality. Finding out that Trystalsโ€™ land has been stolen, Jovi is put on a quest to retrieve the five wands of Trystal and put them in their rightful places to restore peace to the lands.

Reunited with her Mother in a strange world called Trystal, she finds out that her Mother is the Queen of this fairy world, and that it was time for her to return to Trystal. Upon finding this out, Jovial’s Mother, Queen Alalia informs her that their land has been stolen by the Marinos, and until a human comes to Trystal to become a fairy, they can not collect any wands to bring peace to the lands. Now that Jovi is in Trystal, she can retrieve the five wands, but her mother won’t allow it, saying she doesn’t want to lose her again. But when fairies are kidnapped and turned into slaves for the Marinos, Alalia has no choice but to allow her daughter to go on the dangerous journey. Accompanied by Kip, a warrior fairy to protect her, and Lark, who volunteers to join them, they embark on the quest for the first wand. But their quest is interuppted when Jovial is kidnapped by the Marinos as a slave along with the other fairies. Un-beknownst to the Marinos that Jovi is the human fairy, they set her to work and it is up to Kip and Lark to free her. Stopped by the Guardian of Kinghill Valley, he gives them some weapons to help them on the way and a map.