March 2020. *sighs*

Hey hey. How are u guys? I’m good ๐Ÿ™‚ Well, relatively good. I’m not bad but I’m kind of done with this whole corona-quarantine-social-distancing thing. I get why we’re doing it, I would hate for more people to get corona and all the families with sick people are in my prayers. With that being said though, I believe that the media has over-exaggerated this and I don’t know if it’s as bad as they say. In all honesty, I don’t know. I don’t know how this is gonna end. I don’t know how it started. I don’t know what to think of the ordeal. I don’t know. But the good thing is that God knows. And He is holding us all in his hands. So I’m trusting in Him and hoping and praying and crossing my fingers that this pandemic ends soon. What are your thoughts on the COVID-19 ordeal?

Well anyways, another month passed by, and I’m just standing here. with my mouth wide open. Like “How?!?” March went so slowly yet so quickly! So many changes. So many new things!

  • I started my 3-month journey of being gluten free. As I explained in my last monthly update, (read it here) I have to go gluten free for three months. I started in march and so far, it’s not horrible. If you know me, ya know that I LOVE gluten. bread is one of the best inventions ever in my opinion. I love the stuff. But I found a decent brand of gluten free bread, and I’ve got good gf flour and Chick-fil-a has gluten free buns so we’re good ๐Ÿ˜‰ The main time when I’m remorseful about being gluten free is when everyone else is eating gluten and I can’t. And then it gets depressing. But luckily it doesn’t happen all the time. So yeah, That’s the update. I’ve made some good gluten free cookies so maybe I’ll have to do a recipe post soon ๐Ÿ™‚
yummy chick-fil-a ๐Ÿ™‚
  • We went to our first (and maybe last) garage/yard sale of the season. I’m big on thrifting so goodwill and garage sales are amazing. I love the deals you can find and it makes you feel so (ummmm idk the word) good? It makes me happy. The garage sale we went to was really good and I found some stuff I love!
garage sales are the BEST
  • I went to my friends for a weekend sleepover and it was SO FUN. We watched Jumanji 1+2, ate ice cream, stayed up late, talked for hours, ate food, went shopping, drank coffee, and tried on crazy and cute clothes. It was an amazing weekend and I’m so happy to have met these new friends ๐Ÿ™‚ Smiles at u guys if ur reading this :)))
we got coffee, and yes, it was amazing.
  • My protocol event for school happened. It was fun! We had a jewel heist dinner thing and it was a lot of fun. All of us girls got together and got ready and then we went and took picture (which sadly I cant share bc FACES and PRIVACY) and then we went to the dinner. It was super fun and I cant wait to do it again next year if we do CC!
My hair for the protocol event, I loved it!
  • Basically everything in my life was canceled and we are on quarantine. The thing I was most disappointed about it being canceled was my softball season. As of right now, it’s not canceled but they’re doing a evaluation on the 6th and we’re social distancing until the 30th at least so there’s like a .1 % chance of us actually getting to play the season :(( Another thing that I was disappointed about the cancelation was our co-op. We’re doing zoom meetings online but its a lot less fun and doesn’t really motivate me as much as in-person classes. But my next debate is next week so please pray for me ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s against the electoral college and I am STRESSED.
Our weather was lovely for a while there and our plum tree had blossoms on it. I love the contrast in this photo!
  • My sister and I had a painting day, and we made a bunch of little inspirational watercolor card things to stick in letters and such. I loved how they turned out! We painted for about 3-4 hours and I ended up with about 40 cards (not counting my sisters) I think they’re quite adorable though, and I’ve now hung them on my wall ๐Ÿ™‚
Which one is your favorite?
  • drank coffee, read books, and made collages. With quarantine and everything, I’ve had some spare time on my hands so I’ve been reading, drinking coffee, and making collages. Highly recommend all three of the above activities.
all my books โค
One of my latest collages ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m quite happy with how it turned out!
I tried whipped coffee. It wasn’t as good as i hoped but I want to try making it again with some changes.
  • And to finish off this post, a meme and a quote:
This kills me. I love it ๐Ÿ˜‚
good stuff, am I right?

And thats all for this post! Sorry it was kind of short, March was a pretty messed up month for me, but wasn’t it for us all? Hope you enjoyed and happy April! 2020 is officially 1/4 of the way done-thats terrifying and exciting? How was your march? How are u doing with COVID-19? I hope your all well, stay safe โค๏ธ

Xx, Jasmin

January 2020. *claps excitedly*

Hey guys! How have u been? I can NOT believe January (aka the first month of 2020) is almost over?! Like how?! It seems like it flew by but also like time passed sooooooo slowly xD. 2020 is now 1/12 of the way over *wipes away tears* Just kidding, but it’s sad how quickly the years go by as you get older and I’m not even THAT old yet ๐Ÿ˜€ January was a good month for me, getting back in the groove of school ( ughhhh, more on that later), Trying to keep up in my goals and resolutions and just living life has kept me busy!

Things that happened in January:

โˆ™Went to a Hotel with some good friends for their birthdays and it was a BLAST. I had so so much fun ahhhhh it was amazing :))

โˆ™Drank lots of tea, like I mean LOTS. My mom got me 60 packs of pomegranate pizzaz tea for Christmas and so far I’ve only made a small dent in the pile of tea bags but I’ve drank a good 20 cups xD

โˆ™ Found out what my Mom is having! Little backstory, we found out my Mom was pregnant in November and she’s due at the end of May! This is the last kid she wants to have (6 is a lot xD) and it’ll make us a family of 8, including our parents and the new baby!! So any who, we found out what she’s having!! Can u guess? Ok, enough suspense… My mom is having a:

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BOY!!!!!!!!! Yay! I’m excited but I didn’t realize how much I wanted a girl until she told us ๐Ÿ˜‚ Don’t get me wrong, I’m still super excited but baby girls wear dresses and bows in their hair annnddddd their just sooo cute but I’M EXCITED! My little sister REALLY wanted a girl and when she found out it was a boy she cried for a good 10 minutes ๐Ÿ˜‚ Now she’s warmed up to the idea and she can’t wait to hold her baby brother!

โˆ™ We got our first real snow of the winter and the first snow of the year! We ended up getting about 3 inches over about 4 days, but we were excited and extremely thankful for the snow we got bc none of our friends in town got much snow ๐Ÿ˜ฆ We went sledding and snowmobiling (until the snow mobile broke:(() and enjoyed the cold weather. Now we’re back to 47 degrees with rain and cloudy skies ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

โˆ™ Found a lot of good memes xD. I’m in a group chat with like 15 ppl from my co-op and basically all we do it send memes ๐Ÿ˜‚ So every once in a while I have to go on Pinterest and stock up haha, its fun tho xD

โˆ™Started school again. I’m now in second semester and the work load is pretty light as I’m just starting a couple new subjects! My two new subjects are economy and Drama, and I’m enjoying both of them so far! For Drama we’re reading The Taming of The Shrew which is by Shakespeare. At first I wasn’t really excited but I’m so far really enjoying it, My teacher is reading us the play and its in English and not all Shakespeare-y and then later in the year we’re gonna tackle the actual play, wish me luck lol ๐Ÿ˜‚ For economics, weโ€™re playing a game in market watch and investing in stock with fake money ( itโ€™s a simulation) but yeah, Iโ€™m in first place out of my class so thatโ€™s exciting! Later this semester weโ€™re doing an experiment where we find jobs we might like to do and places we would like to rent and basically we calculate how much it would cost for us to live when weโ€™re 23 years old! Iโ€™m excited for that project, it sounds fun!

โˆ™ Had a mental break down in the mall. Whew that was fun. But life ainโ€™t all sunshineโ€™s and rainbows kids xD Iโ€™ll spare u the deets but basically Iโ€™m self conscious about how I look and itโ€™s hard shopping in stores where everything/a lot of things are made to fit a certain body type and thatโ€™s not ur body type. Love urself guys, itโ€™s important.

โˆ™ I signed up for a softball team! Now just crossing my fingers thereโ€™s enough girls to make a team for my age bracket. One of the perks of playing on this team is my sister gets to play with me and so do two of my awesome friends so weโ€™re all super excited!

โˆ™ got in a fight with a friend, didnโ€™t talk for a while and then I called and apologized. I feel like I put 80% of the effort in that friendship tho so itโ€™s tough. I donโ€™t want to be petty but friendship is a two way road. I still love u if ur reading this ๐Ÿ˜‚โค๏ธ

โˆ™ ate a TON of good food. Food is actually life. Like without it we would die. And itโ€™s a huge plus when that food is delicious.

โˆ™ Did quite a bit of baking. I made mini chocolate chip scones, egg muffins and fried cheese sticks. Yum :)) Would u guys like to see a recipe post? I need to get into baking more, itโ€™s so cool to be able to make something that makes ppl happy ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ

โˆ™ read quite a few books, my goal for the year is 50 and Iโ€™m already 1/5 of the way there but itโ€™s fineeee. Iโ€™ve been enjoying my books ๐Ÿ™‚

โˆ™ blogged pretty consistently. I mean, I kinda slacked in the middle of January but I think I got my five posts up! So pat myself on the back for not failing. Woo. That was unenthusiastic ๐Ÿ˜ฆ WOO WOO!!!!! Thatโ€™s better ๐Ÿ˜€

Ok thatโ€™s the basics of what I did in January. Now enjoy some pictures with maybe a little context ๐Ÿ˜€

For New Years eve, My mom and aunt made this ^^ It’s called danish puff and its like this insanely flaky pastry type thing and you put coffee flavored frosting and its pretty good ๐Ÿ™‚ Usually we make donuts on New Years Eve but since my Mom’s pregnant, she didn’t feel like standing up for 4 hours and frying them all ๐Ÿ˜‚
The view from the hotel we stayed at with our friends! It was so pretty and peaceful ๐Ÿ™‚
Another picture of the view + Sydney’s hand. We took a ton of pictures in those two days lol :))
Subway = YUMMMMMM. I feel like subway is underrated bc its just a basic sandwich shop but basic sandwiches are actually bomb. Idc what u say, subway is good and my food was delicious.
Our cute wittlle feet awwwww ๐Ÿ˜‚ yes I’m weird but its fine xD Does anyone else take pictures of their feet?I do it all the time, but I also take pictures of everythingggggg.
Ahhhhh I love this picture! The colors compliment each other and it just looks really nice idk? This food was really good! It was at the Hotel and you got little vouchers for a free breakfast so you went to a restaurant and ordered ur breakfast instead of a all u can eat buffet thing. I kinda prefer the all u can eat thing bc duhhh u can eat all you want and not be limited to one thing but this was a fun experience!
The hotel we went to had a heated outdoor pool and it was AMAZING. It looked super cool in pictures too bc all the steam was rising off of it!
We got some super cool pictures in the pool with the steam and morning sun. I LOVE this picture.
As I said, I drank a LOT of tea. I had quite the amount of mugs in my room, our mug cupboard downstairs was empty ๐Ÿ˜‚
*MASSIVE HEART EYES* Snowwwww its so pretty ahhhh
seen this at this cute little shop, if I had my own house to decorate, I might have even bought it xD
Spent WAY to much time making my science notes look pretty ๐Ÿ˜€ But it was fun!
Went to town with a friend and learned how to pump gas! Its not that hard, except we couldn’t figure out how to pay with the card xD We’re smart in real life usually, I promise ๐Ÿ˜‚
Chinese food is SO good. I love orange chicken and sweet and sour pork? Also: crab puffs are AMAZING <33333
Sent a late Bday/Christmas present to my wonderful pen-pal! I think she’ll be getting a blog soon so keep ur eyes out for that!
In return, she sent me a package too!!! I absolutely LOVED everything she got me, the Oreos were great, I’m super excited to watch Wonder again, and I love the beanie, the pom pom thing is so cute!
this is actually me ^^^^ I’m so socially awkward ๐Ÿ˜‚
haha, my gramma did this with me a couple times, back in the day when I still could pass for a kid ๐Ÿ˜‚
Ahhhh don’t you just love having siblings??? Thank you Aubrey for the toilet paper xD
Made myself am acia bowl for breakfast, It was pretty good :))
Got a new record for likes in a day! Thank you guys so much for joining this journey and following along, I’m so thankful for you all!
haha, this is awesome! But hey, they still got 40 bucks!
Caramel White Mocha frap <33333 It’s so good! It’s sweet but I like sweet ๐Ÿ˜€
This cat is weird. she just stares at me.
I lovveeeee this picture! The colors are so niceeeee
some more of our snow. It wasn’t much but it was AWESOME!
Did some journaling ๐Ÿ™‚
One last foot picture ๐Ÿ˜‚

And that is all for this month in review!

Hope you enjoyed! How was your January? Did you do anything amazing? Anything awesome happening in February? My Birthdays in the end of February so I’m excited for that! Talk to me in the comments, I love hearing from you!

Thank you so much for reading!!!!

xx, Jasmin

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