Spring Photoshoot With Jess

Happy National Ravioli Day!

Today is the first day of spring! ๐Ÿ˜€ In honor of spring, I’ll be giving y’all a spring photoshoot of my American Girl doll Jess. ๐Ÿ™‚











I think Jess is so photogenic! ๐Ÿ˜› What do you think? Also, are you looking forward to summer? I don’t really enjoy it, but there are some good things about it. ๐Ÿ˜€

Thanks for reading!

Do you have any dolls? Do you enjoy photography?


The Positivity Blogger Award

Happy National Coconut Torte Day!

Today I am doing the Positivity Blogger Award! Thanks so much to Hannah for nominating me. Below are the rules for this tag! ๐Ÿ˜€


Thank the blogger who nominated you.
Display the award photo and rules in your post.
Share the reason behind the award.
Answer the set of eight questions.
Nominate the bloggers whose blogs you love!

the story behind the award:

The Positivity Blogger Award was started by Maggie @ Dreaming of Guatemala to encourage and uplift other bloggers. Our journeys as online writers can be an arduous one, so remembering why we started, as well as going back to our roots as a blogger, is a beautiful way to stay inspired and motivated to keep on writing. Hereโ€™s to the world of bloggers!

the questions + my answers:

Why did you start your blog? 

I started my blog because my older sister Clara had a blog, and I thought it looked like fun! ๐Ÿ˜›

Are you still blogging for that same reason? 

Hmm…. I would have to say no. When I started, I was just doing it because it looked fun, but now I am blogging because I enjoy it and I love getting to know other bloggers!

What is your favorite thing about your blog?

I really like my blog’s name! ๐Ÿ˜€ Since I can remember, my nickname has been “Lula Boo”, so when I first started thinking about making a blog, that was what I wanted it to be called!

Is your blog your favorite blog? (Because it should be)

I don’t really think my blog is my favorite. ๐Ÿ˜› I really like my blog, but I know of several bloggers who are my favorite! ๐Ÿ˜€

What posts of yours are you happiest with?

I am always super happy when I spend a long time on a post and it is high quality. ๐Ÿ™‚ I really like my photography posts!

What is your favorite kind of post to write?

I love writing “My Life Lately” posts, mostly because they are fun to write and my readers seem to enjoy them! ๐Ÿ™‚

What is something that you could do to improve your blog?

I could become better at graphic design. I don’t have much patience when it comes to designing a graphic, so I haven’t really tried to take the time to learn graphic design. I want to learn more about it in the future! ๐Ÿ˜€

Are you happy with your blog?

Yes, I really like my blog! However, I am definitely planning to redo the design in the near future. ๐Ÿ™‚

my nominations:

Here are my nominations. It’s totally up to you if you want to do this tag!


Thanks for reading, everyone!

Do you enjoy tag posts? Why did you start your blog? What is your current favorite song?

My Life Lately

Happy National Oreo Cookie Day!

It is time for another My Life Lately post! ๐Ÿ˜€ It’s been a while since I’ve written one of these. I hope you enjoy it!

1. We went to our homeschool group Valentine’s Day party! I ate a lot of treats and played some games. Did you have a fun Valentine’s day?

2. I started a Goodreads reading goal this year! My goal is to read 50 books this year, and next year I hope to make it to 100! If you have any book suggestions, I would love to hear them. ๐Ÿ˜€

3. I have a bulletin board on my desk that I love to decorate. I recently re-decorated it for spring! If you have any bulletin board decorating ideas, I would love to hear them! ๐Ÿ™‚

4. We got sick at the beginning of December, and we were sick on and off all the way until the end of February! Did you make it through the winter without getting sick? What is your favorite thing to do when you are sick?

5. I went to eat at a local Italian restaurant with my dad and sisters. I got a big bowl of pasta. ๐Ÿ˜› Do you like eating pasta? What is your favorite restaurant?

6. We started watching the Lord of the Rings movies! They are so good! We are about halfway done with the last movie. ๐Ÿ˜€ Do you like the Lord of the Rings movies?

7. It is already getting into the 80s here. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ I am not ready for winter to be over. XD Are you looking forward to summer?

8. My friend Hannah from The Striped Plaid Co has created an AWESOME blogging podcast! ๐Ÿ˜€ I’ve really enjoyed listening to it and I’ve heard some awesome blogging tips. You guys should go check it out – I’ve already learned a lot!

I hope you had a fun time reading about what I’ve been up to lately! ๐Ÿ˜› I would love to hear what’s been going on in your life. ๐Ÿ˜€

Thanks for reading!

What is your favorite kind of dessert? What is the temperature at your house?

Bunny-Themed GIVEAWAY!

Everyone go and check out this AWESOME giveaway hosted by Allison! Congrats on 5,00 followers!! ๐Ÿ™‚

A Farm Girls Life

Hello, dears!

EEEP, Iโ€™M HOSTING A GIVEAWAY! ABOUT BUNNIES! To celebrate that this blog has reached over 5,000 followers! Wow. I can hardly wrap my mind around that. You guys are the best. โค

We shall take a very brief look at some stats (because how could I not?), and then Iโ€™ll show you what Iโ€™m giving away! I think youโ€™re going to love the prizes! ๐Ÿ˜€ And if you donโ€™t live in the U. S., donโ€™t worry โ€“ I have some alternate prizes for international participants too!

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ImaginationSpot Giveaway WINNER! + Stream Photography

Happy National Strawberry Day!

Today is the day, everyone! Let’s find out who won the super cute hedgehog keychain from The Imagination Spot!














































MADDIE! Fromย theย Blogย ofย Toys!

Congratulations! I will contact you shortly about your prize!

Yay! I love hosting giveaways. ๐Ÿ˜€ Now on to the pictures. I went down to a little stream on our farm and took some photos. Here we go!








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I hope you all enjoyed those pictures! ๐Ÿ˜€ Thanks for reading!

Are you looking forward to spring? What was your favorite picture?

Peach and Poppy Snail Mail Kit | Review!

Happy National Cherry Pie Day!

Today, I am going to be reviewing a snail mail kit from the amazing Etsy shop Peach and Poppy Co! The owner of the shop is Megan from A Barefoot Gal. I have been looking for a snail mail kit for a long time now, so I was super excited to see that Megan had made one! Let’s get on with the review – stick around to the end to find out how to get a discounted pen pal kit!

Photo credit: Megan @abarefootgal

The snail mail kit came in this beautiful packaging!

Look at that cute sticker! It is so photogenic. ๐Ÿ˜›

Eeeeek! I could hardly take the time to take this picture because I was so excited to open it!

Megan included this super cute note saying thanks.

The first thing I pulled out of the package were blank ATCs. I LOVE making ATCs, but am usually too lazy to cut them out. XD Next were some beautiful postcards and some twine! I have already used some of the twine to make a little banner on a letter. ๐Ÿ™‚

The next three things I took out were two pretty rolls of washi tape, three envelopes, and some glitter! Yay!! I love glitter. XD

I was so excited when I pulled out these blank bookmarks! I can’t wait to send one to a pen pal. Also included were three sheets of patterned scrapbook paper and some wildflower seeds. ๐Ÿ˜€

Notebooks are a great thing to have when you are writing letters! The beautiful coloring page is made by the awesome Color Box Studio. We also have a list of questions to ask your pen pal + ideas of things to send them!

Last but not least are some super cute paper cutouts, some BEAUTIFUL stickers, paper clips, and binder clips! I use paper clips ALL the time, so those are going to be super helpful. ๐Ÿ™‚

Be sure to go check out Peach and Poppy Co on Etsy! You can get 15% off your order using the code LULABOO. Go get yourself a snail mail kit before they are gone!

Thanks for reading!

Do enjoy writing letters? What is your favorite thing from the snail mail kit?

My Top 5 Favorite Board Games

Happy National Tortellini Day!

Today, I am going to show you guys some of my favorite board games! I LOVE board games, so it was rather easy to come up with five of my favorites. ๐Ÿ˜› Let’s get started, shall we?

*all photos below are from amazon.com*

1. Apples to Apples

Mattel Apples to Apples Party in a Box Game

I LOVE this game! It’s super fun, and sometimes pretty funny. ๐Ÿ˜›

2. Clue

This game is so much fun! I love how it really makes you think in order to solve the case. ๐Ÿ˜‰

3. Sequence for Kids

This is another great game! I know it looks a little lame, but I love it. XD You can also play Go Fish with the included animal cards.

4. Jumanji

This game is awesome, especially if you listen to scary music while you play. ๐Ÿ˜› It’s even better if you’ve seen the movie!

5. HedBanz

This game can get really fun and chaotic. I love it!

I hope you all enjoyed seeing some of my favorite board games – thanks for reading!

What are some of your favorite board games? Do you enjoy “top five” posts?

The Imagination Spot Review + Giveaway!

Happy National Frozen Yogurt Day!

Today, I will be reviewing and giving away an item from an amazing Etsy shop called The Imagination Spot!

image credit: theimaginationspot.etsy.com

The Imagination Spot is the perfect spot for fun, whimsical and sometimes quirky stationery and gift items that are sure to make you smile. Based in Indiana, this shop sells everything from greeting cards to keychains. Thank you so much to The Imagination Spot for sponsoring this review – let’s take a look at what they sent me!

The shipping was very fast and the packaging on the product was super cute!

I love that little bow!

There were two enamel key chains inside the package. Let’s start with this adorable fox keychain!

This keychain is very well made and has lots of tiny details.

This is definitely one of the nicest key chains I have ever seen! This will be going on my purse for sure. ๐Ÿ˜‰

The second keychain was this cute little hedgehog, which I’m giving away to one of you!

Look how adorable it is! โค Just fill out the entry form below, for a chance to win! The giveaway ends on February 25th, and I will announce the winner on the 27th!


Thanks again to, The Imagination Spot for sponsoring this review/giveaway! You can visit them on Etsy, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and their website. ๐Ÿ˜€

Thanks for reading!

Do you use key chains? Did you enter the giveaway?

My Christmas 2018!

Happy National Croissant Day!

Before we begin, I wanted to mention that Lula Boo is now on Instagram and Pinterest! I’d love if you guys would follow me by clicking those links. ๐Ÿ™‚

I know this is super late, but I wanted to show you guys what I was given for Christmas this year. My friends and family picked out some really thoughtful gifts! ๐Ÿ˜€

The first gift is this BEAUTIFUL mug from my sweet friend Hannah! Thank you, Hannah! ๐Ÿ˜€ Hannah sells several pretty mugs in her Etsy shop, The Striped Plaid and Co.

My younger brother gave me this neat bike bell and two bike lights. ๐Ÿ˜€

My mom gave me the llama sock, and my grandparents gave me the awesome unicorn baseball cap! ๐Ÿ™‚

My best friend gave me this. I LOVE IT!! (If you can’t tell, I like unicorns.) XD

My grandparents gave me both of these. The first was a “paint your own” unicorn kit! And the second is a little unicorn jewelry box. ๐Ÿ˜›

One of my pen pals sent me these SUPER cute Christmas sloth stickers! I love them. ๐Ÿ˜€

This is an ADORABLE bunny calendar and some awesome brown envelopes! ๐Ÿ˜€ These are from my sweet friends Megan and Allison – thanks, guys! ๐Ÿ™‚ They also gave us an awesome board game!! ๐Ÿ™‚

My mom gave me the Disney notebook, and a friend from our homeschool group gave me the other one + the pen. It’s so pretty! ๐Ÿ˜€

My mom gave me the washi tape and the fine-tip Sharpies, and my grandparents gave me some fine-tip felt pens. ๐Ÿ™‚

This is a stuffed reindeer (actually a moose) that I named Rudolphia! I LOVE IT!! Thank you so much, Madi! ๐Ÿ™‚

And last but not least, my grandparents gave me this super cute doll-sized unicorn nightgown! ๐Ÿ˜€

I really enjoyed writing this post, and I hope you all enjoyed reading it! ๐Ÿ˜€ I hope you have an awesome week. ๐Ÿ™‚

Thank you so much for reading!

What was the best gift that you gave this Christmas? How long after Christmas do you leave up your decorations?

Peach & Poppy Co. Launch!

Everyone go check out Megan’s awesome new Etsy shop!

A Barefoot Gal

Hello everyone!

I have some very exciting news today! At least Iโ€™m excited about it, and hopefully you will be too!

As a lot of you know, I love snail-mail and writing letters. Well, Iโ€™ve been thinking about opening an Etsy shop to sell pen pal kits for a while, and now I finally have! I started working on it in January and hoped to open it by May and I guess you could say I beat the deadline. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Iโ€™ve had so much fun putting these together and making them and Iโ€™d love it if you checked out my shop! You can view it by clicking on the graphic below:


I currently only have one kit for sale, and a small supply at that, so if you want one hurry up and get it! I plan to make more once they sell out, but it may take aโ€ฆ

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