Sunday, February 15, 2015

Day-After-Valentine's-Day Lyric Shoot

Hey, y'all! Happy day-after-Valentine's-day! As promised, here is the second lyric shoot that I took yesterday for Valentine's day. It is inspired by the past Valentine's days where I felt lonely, because of the lack of a significant other. I didn't feel that way this year though, which was really great! But anyways, here is a shout-out to those girls who feel that Valentine's day is actually Singleness Awareness day!
All By Myself by Celine Dion
When I was young

I never needed anyone

Those days are gone

Living alone, I think of all the friends I've known

When I dial the telephone

Nobody's home

All by myself, don't wanna be all by myself


Hard to be sure, sometimes I feel to insecure

And loves so distant and obscure, remains the cure

All by myself, don't wanna be

All by myself, anymore

All by myself, don't wanna live all by myself

I know that this kind of thing isn't for everyone, but I thought I would give the other side of Valentine's day a chance to come forth in these photos. But what's really nice about Valentine's day, is that it isn't just about romantic love, but a love for your family and friends as well! That's how I have spend all of my Valentine's days so far, and it's fun! Why waste the day feeling lonely, or sorry for yourself, just because you don't have a boyfriend? And also, it's a great day to remember the love of Christ for us!
I hope that you had a fantastic Valentine's day, full of fun!
XOXO Ginger Spice

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Happy Valentine's Day! 2015

Happy Valentine's day, y'all! I hope that you had a fantastic day doing whatever y'all did! I had a nice day of relaxation before I head back to school in a couple of days. I took some photos today to share with you over the course of the next couple of days. Emma from Wack-A-Doodle-Dolls helped me with editing these photos, so thanks, Emma!
But anyways, I thought that in the spirit of Valentine's day, I would take a photo shoot inspired by a love song. So, I present to you my very first lyric shoot!
Far Longer than Forever from The Swan Princess 
If I could break this spell

I'd run to him today

And somehow I know he's on his way to me

Derek, you and I were meant to be...

Far longer than forever, I'll hold you in my heart

It's almost like you're here with me

Although we're far apart

Far longer than forever, as constant as a star 
I close my eyes, and I am where you are
As sure as the dawn brings the sunrise

We've an unshakable bond

Destined to last for a lifetime

And beyond...

Far longer than forever

I swear that I'll be true

I've made an everlasting vow

To find a way to you

Far longer than forever

Like no love ever known

And with your love, I'll never be alone

Far longer than forever

Much stronger than forever

And with your love, I'll never be alone
So, whatcha think? Have you ever heard this song before? If you haven't, I would definitely recommend you listen to it. I recently downloaded it from iTunes, and I love it! I have another lyric shoot ready, and I'm hoping to post it tomorrow. Although it is Valentine's day inspired, it's different from this one. You'll see what I mean when I post it. (*slightly evil laugh in the background*) You'll just have to wait and see!
Happy Valentine's day!
XOXO Ginger Spice

Friday, February 13, 2015

Just a Quick Note

Hey, y'all! Guess who finished her first college class last night? This girl!! I'm only off school until Tuesday, but I've got some plans for posts until then. In fact, I was working on something fun today with Emma from Wack-A-Doodle-Dolls! I'm hoping that we can post it either tonight or tomorrow. Even though I don't have anything really good to show you right now, I just wanted to update y'all! Talk to you soon!
XOXO Ginger Spice

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Rules, Rebellion, and Revolution - Part 4

Hey, y'all! I know this is long overdue, but I'm really excited to present to you the fourth installment of Rules, Rebellion, and Revolution! I hope y'all enjoy it! If you haven't read part three yet, click here.
The Saturday after meeting up with Hunter Huntsman, the Ever Afters were keeping themselves busy until Hunter arrived to work on fliers with Raven.
Blondie was typing away on her laptop, intent on her job of sharing the horrible new rule with the rest of the student body. "Everyone is going to see this blog post and protest against the rule!" she thought. "If I can only think up the right words..."
Raven and Ashlynn were sitting around the dining room table, beginning to fight.
"Why can't I help you and Hunter brainstorm what will go on the fliers?" Ashlynn argued.
Raven sighed in exasperation. "I've already gone over this with you, Ashlynn! You're too nice! You wouldn't come up with any sayings that would stir the fires of revolution! Just look at your strike poster!"

Ashlynn tilted her head slightly, glancing at her pretty poster.
"Yes, it is nice, but are you proposing that Hunter will come up with something mean? He would never!" Ashlynn protested.
"We aren't trying to come up with mean things to say!" Raven explained. "We just need to say some things that are... Outside your wheelhouse!"
"Well, I..." Ashlynn began a retort, but was cut short by a slurred bang against the door.
"Hunter?" Ashlynn jumped up from her chair, her eyes aglow.

"Whoops!" Madi exclaimed as she walked through the door. "This is a little awkward to carry!" she said, gesturing to her bundle.

Ashlynn plopped back down into her seat, her shoulders slightly stooped.

"What is that, Madi?" Blondie asked, implying the brightly colored fluff roll that Madi was holding.
"Oh! I can't wait to show you!" Madi beamed. "It's a rug!"

"Where did you get it?" Ashlynn inquired. "And why would you buy a rug that doesn't coordinate with our color scheme?"
Raven smirked slightly. "What color scheme?"
Ashlynn shot Raven a dirty look-- or as dirty a look she could muster.

"I got it at the marketplace! And come on, who doesn't love purple?" Madi smiled. She then threw her purse into the air, where it did a little flip, then landed perfectly on top of Blondie's head.
"Careful, Blondie, the water in there is still boiling!" Madi giggled.
Blondie's eyes shot open. She kept her head very still.
"Why do you keep boiling water in your purse?" Blondie asked, but then quickly zipped her mouth shut as the teapot wobbled precariously.
"You don't?" Madi cocked her head.

"Hang on, Blondie, I'll get it off you!" Ashlynn said as she trotted over to her friend.
Madi flung the rug across the floor, revealing it's full purple glory. Ashlynn stopped mid-motion and stared at the neon rug.

"Madi, I'm sorry, but that rug has got to go somewhere else!" Ashlynn exclaimed. "Even if we don't have a color scheme--" she threw an evil eye in Raven's direction-- "this rug doesn't help anything!"
Blondie tried to recapture Ashlynn's attention without turning her head too much. "Ashlynn!" she quietly said.

"HOLD up!" Madi threw a hand in the air. "This rug isn't just any old rug! It's a very special rug!"

"Oh, really? What makes it so special?" Ashlynn placed her hands on her hips.
Madi's turquoise eyes sparkled and her lips curled into a wide grin. She leaned in towards Ashlynn and said, "It's a magic rug!"
"A magic rug?" Ashlynn said dubiously.
"A Wonderland magic rug!" Madi explained. "It can fly!"

"See, you just sit on it-- like this," Madi explained with a grunt as she arranged her long limbs. "Then you unlock it's magic potential by speaking a riddle to it!"

As Madi spoke in Riddlish with the rug, Ashlynn looked to Raven for help. "Raven! Please tell Madi that she needs to take her flying carpet somewhere else!"
Raven seemingly contemplated what Ashlynn said, but then replied, "I actually think it brings a nice touch to the living room. It adds a fun bit of color!"
Ashlynn's face turned slightly pink with frustration at this remark. "Yes! It completely enlivens the room-- along with the hideous yellow couch!" Ashlynn's said, her voice thick with sarcasm.

Madi jumped to her feet, picking up the bright purple rug. She shook a finger at it, demanding, "Work, magic rug! You were working perfectly at the marketplace!"
Blondie continued to hold her head completely still, not even wanting to speak for fear the pot would tumble down her face.

When the magic rug still wouldn't work, Madi threw it down on the ground and said, "Maybe it's one of those magic rugs that only works once you speak the riddle, and you dance on it!" She began a native Wonderland dance on the carpet. After about five minutes, she finished the crazy dance with a dance move that left her standing on her head, but the carpet still wouldn't work.
Ashlynn threw up her hands in frustration. "Madi! It's not going to work!" Ashlynn said, her voice mounting in anger. "It's broken or something!"
Raven looked at her frazzled friend and said, "Ashlynn, I think you need to calm down. It's just a rug!" Raven gave Ashlynn a knowing glance. "Did you get any sleep last night?"
"Well..." Ashlynn hung her head, her anger starting to diminish. "I guess I missed just a few hours of sleep last night... The latest installment in the Fairyworld Series is absolutely riveting!"
"I think you need to go rest for a bit," Raven suggested.
"Fine," Ashlynn conceded. "But promise me that when Hunter gets here, you will let me know."
"I promise."
Madi twitched. "Could you guys maybe help me get back up?"
Blondie piggybacked on Madi's request for help with one of her own. "And maybe you could take the boiling water off of my head?"

The hours dragged on, but Hunter still didn't arrive. Madi, Blondie, and Ashlynn had fallen asleep in the living room, while Raven sat, still waiting for Hunter.

Raven's forehead was wrinkled in worry. Hunter always follows through on the commitments he makes... What happened? She didn't know what to think.

She looked over at Ashlynn's still form. She slept on the floor out here just so she wouldn't miss a moment with him... Only for him not to show up!
Raven placed her hand on the paper that she and Hunter were supposed to have been working on. Somehow, she knew deep down that something was wrong.
Very wrong.
Sooo... Whatcha think? I'm hoping that you are getting into this as much as I am! What do you think might have happened to Hunter?
XOXO Ginger Spice