Posted in Mother Hood

Mom Talk: Why I Decided To Fix An Old Friendship

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So, if you have been reading or following my blog since April of this year, I talked about how I had to get rid of one of my best friends because it was too much unwanted drama and stress. I didn’t fix that relationship, believe me, it’s not worth fixing, to me.

I’m talking about another relationship that I destroyed back in my senior year of high school. I can’t really remember why I got rid of her as a friend. I believe it was because I thought she was more drama, but I don’t have a set reason on why I did what I did.

I’ve known her since the 10th grade, but we really connected and became best friends in 11th grade. We had many fights, but always fixed them as soon as possible. When senior year was coming to an end, I ended the friendship. Maybe because I didn’t think I would see her as much? Maybe I wanted to end the pain of losing her as a friend?

The only thing I can think of is that I was very immature and everyone in high school can be immature. What really made me look back and realized all the stupid shit I did and all the people I pushed out of my life, was when I lost my son.

When you go through something as difficult and it changes you. You think of things differently, you rethink all your actions, and you become more mature after going through something as difficult as death or anything.

After my son died, I deleted my old Facebook and created a new one a few months after, I wanted time away from social media. Well, in the past couple weeks, I saw her profile pop up on my suggestions list for friends. I debated on whether on messaging her or not, just because on how I ended things so quickly and without reason.

I’ll be honest, when I finally got the courage to message her, I literally had it all wrote out on my phone, planning on what I was gonna say to her. Deep down, I knew that I should at least be an adult and say sorry for all the crap I caused. All I thought she would do is have my ass handed to me, which I totally deserved, but I was shocked.

I think she was shocked too when I sent that message, but I’m glad I did. She forgave me, something I didn’t think that would happen, but she did. It shows how much we have both grown up in the past almost 3 years.

We ended up telling each other everything we have done within the past 3 years. We even talked about our high school days. I was shocked to find out that she had been thinking about me too, wondering why I got rid of her as a friend.

If I looked back at the only really close friendships I had, the one I had with her, was probably the best because we clicked a lot better that I did with my other ex best friend. The ex best friend, we had a few things in common, but I feel I was more issues and drama because she wanted to be center of attention.

I’m glad I took the shot to fix a broken friendship that I ruined. It felt good to know that after 3 years, we clicked back, just like that. Even now, that I have kids, she still would’ve stayed if I just kept her in my life, but the past is in the past. I’m going to try my best to, hopefully, keep this friendship for many more years and years to come.

Posted in Unclear

My Writing: Unclear – All Just A Dream (Chapter 19)

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This is the second to last chapter, for Unclear! Your votes came in on a tie, but in the time being, I am going to be working on Unclear Part 2 and Friday, I will let everyone know what book is next!

If you haven’t read Chapter 18, here is the link!
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/27/my-writing-unclear-prayers-anything-please-chapter-18/

~All Just A Dream~

Jade’s P.O.V.
I woke up in the hospital, face hurt and my entire body was in pain. I looked around the room, no one. I looked over to the stand to find my phone. I grabbed it and then looked at the time. 6:27 pm. But the date didn’t seem right, it was in the middle of May, but last time I remembered, it was September, not May.
It didn’t seem right to me, at all. The middle of May? But where’s my children? My heart started to beat faster, making one of the machines go off. Then I heard a knock on the door and Dr. Locke came in, smiling.
“Well, well, you are finally up.” He said, walking over to the heart rate monitor and pressed a few buttons. “How are you feeling?”
“Okay, but where are my babies? Where’s Tanner?” I asked. Locke looked confuse, but I knew he knew Tanner.
“Babies? You think you were in the hospital because you were pregnant?” I nodded. “Sweetie, you were in a car accident almost a year ago, you just finally woke up.” My eyes started to water.
“But-but, I came here because I was going into labor. Where’s Tanner?” I’m just so confused, it doesn’t make any sense.
“You’ve never been pregnant, I would’ve known that.” He paused. “You were out on your birthday and on your way home, you drove into another vehicle. I got a frantic call from your mother, she was crying, saying that you were badly hurt. You’ve been here ever since.”
Tears fell from my eyes. “Where’s Tanner?” I asked again. He looked up at me and frowned.
“Tanner is, ” he paused. Making me feel like something happened. “He was the one you hit, but he is alive. He’s been coming here every day to see you. I’ll be back later, I’m going to let the nurses know you are up.” He then turned around and left the room.
A few moments later, Tanner walked in with some flowers. He walked in and placed them in the vase that was next to my bed. Then he sat down in the chair next to my bed. I looked up to him, he looked like crap. Looks like he couldn’t sleep.
“Tanner.” I spoke, his head shot right up and he looked at me and smiled. “You’re awake! I’ve been waiting for you to wait up.” He then held my hand, placing a kiss on it.
“Where’s our babies?” I asked. His eyes opened up a little more. “Did you dream about that too?” I nodded.
“I did, but we’ve only met once, at that party that was at your house, but I feel that I’ve known you longer than that.” He explained, as I sat up in bed. I tried getting out of bed, but couldn’t. I couldn’t feel my legs at all. “Did the doctor tell you?”
I looked at him, puzzled. What did he mean exactly? I shook my head no. I took a deep breathe. Please be good news.
“When we got in that car accident, you were hurt more than me.” He paused. My stomach felt sick. “You’re paralyzed from the waist down. I’m so sorry. Dr. Locke doesn’t think you’ll be able to walk again.”
I started to cry in my hands. How can this be happening to me? I haven’t done anything wrong. I felt Tanner’s hand grabbed mine, as I looked up.
“I’ll do whatever you want, since I caused this.”
“Don’t, it’s not your fault. I was the stupid one to drive drunk.” I then placed my head in my hands. God, why did I had to be so stupid?
“Jade, it doesn’t matter, okay? I want to do this. Please, let me.” He asked. I rolled my eye’s and said ‘fine’.

If you can’t wait to finish Unclear, check it out on Wattpad! Search for katieasehl and you’ll find Unclear and a few other works that I am currently working on!

Chapter 20:

Posted in Unclear

My Writing: Unclear – Prayers, Anything Please (Chapter 18)

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After this chapter, only to more chapters will be left! If you like to vote on if I should make an Unclear or show one of my other works, check out my Facebook page to vote! There is only a few days left!

If you haven’t read Chapter 17, here is the link!
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/23/my-writing-unclear-new-life-chapter-17/

Tanner’s P.O.V.
~4 Weeks Later~
This wasn’t suppose to happen. She should’ve made it out okay. Now, the mother of my children, may not even walk out of here alright. We need a fucking miracle, something. She can’t leave this world, not now. Her babies need her.
Jade hasn’t improved since she gave birth to our twins. The babies were able to come home the 4th day since they were born. They only got to see her once. I’ve been visiting the hospital as much as I can, but it’s been difficult with the twins home. Jade’s mom has been a huge help with all of this. She told me that she would help me out until Jade is well and able to come home.
They don’t know what caused it. Its like she’s sleeping beauty, but someone did something to her. She looks like she’s in a deep sleep that she can’t wake herself up. Doctor’s think that she just lost a lot of blood and pasted out because she just gave birth, but I don’t believe it. I think that someone did something to here.
As I looked over at Jade, hoping that she just opens her eyes at me, touch my hand back, or move, something. I grabbed her hand and held it in mine and just watched her as the doctor came in.
“How is she doing?” I asked as I looked up at Dr. Locke. He frowned. “Okay, the same she was or has been for the past couple weeks.”
“Do you know when she will wake up?” Rubbing her soft hands.
“Unfortunately, we are still unsure about it, but the good thing is that she’s stable.” He paused, “However, we did get a phone call from a Mr. John, he said that he wants you to call him back. I guess he didn’t know you or Jade’s number.” As he handed me a piece of paper that had a number written on it. “I’ll be bad in a few hours to check up on her again. Have a good day.”
As soon as Dr. Locke left, I dialed the number in my cell phone and placed it to my ear. It rang a few times before I heard the familiar voice that I didn’t think I would ever see or hear from again.
“So, sorry to hear about how my beloved Jade isn’t doing well. What a shame.” Lucas spoke. My blood started to boil, just hearing his name pissed me off.
“How the hell do you know all this? I thought that we were done with all this high school bullshit.”
“I have ears, James. I’m not that stupid, but I’m not into Jade anymore. Since I have came to the conclusion that she will never be with me, I have decided that if she can’t be mine, she can’t be with anyone.”
“What did you do to her?? Her children need her now, they need their mother!” I yelled.
“I know a doctor who’s drugging her up and keeping her from waking up. I told you not to call this cops, but you did and sent me to jail, yet again. And of course I know her children need her, that’s why she will be woken up, but soon. So don’t get your hopes up, she could be gone before your eyes.” He laughed.
“You just aren’t going to leave her alone, aren’t you? You can’t let her have the life she wants, unless it’s with you? She’ll never love you the way she loves me now. What you did to her, she’ll never forget. So what are going to do now, huh? Drug her and have the family that you wanted? I don’t think so, whatever you thought about doing to her, forget it. You won’t get past me to get Jade or our children. Go ahead and try, I dare you, because as soon as you do get anywhere near her, I’ll make sure that some one is there to arrest your ass and make sure that you never get out.”
“We will see about that, just because she has that restraining order on me, don’t mean shit to me. I’m not the one who’s going to get her or your children and besides, I’ll make a better father to them than you ever were.”
“Like hell you are! You keep dreaming about that buddy, cause it won’t ever happened. Why don’t you go bother someone else for a change.” I hung up.
I just sat there and just kept thinking. How will I be able to protect both Jade and the babies? Just in case this dumb ass actually comes out and tries to get them.
Why the hell does this stuff have to happen to us?

Next chapter will be out on Friday!

Chapter 19:

Posted in Podcast

Let’s Rant Podcast – Ep. 1 (Minecraft Aquatic Update)

Hello Dearies! I figured that I would talk about the new Minecraft update that just came out on the PC! I will also be uploading this to my YouTube Channel, if you want to check it out, I will leave the link down below!

The link with the list of what was added to the Aquatic Update:
https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Update_Aquatic

Here is the server I was talking about, HomeTown, this is their website:
https://hometownmc.com/

Here is the link to my YouTube Channel, this will also be uploaded to my channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzooJ6mOChq1CCHgAiPGC8g

 

If you have any suggestions on what I should rant about next, feel free to comment or send me a e-mail at katie_farrington@aol.com

I will try to keep doing podcasts every Thursday, if I am unable to, I will post and let everyone know on my Facebook page!

Posted in Wrestling (WWE)

WWE Raw Superstar Of The Week – Natayla

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The Queen of Harts is our Superstar of the Week! She has been in the WWE for quite awhile. If you watch Total Divas, you will see that she is one of the main people that shown. She is also part of the Women’s Revolution.

If you already didn’t know, Bret Hart is actually her uncle and even her father wrestled back in the older days too! So, she comes from a long line of Harts that have wrestled in the WWE.

WWE has been off and on, when it comes to push her. She has had a few title shots, but she has only won 2. You think with the last name ‘Hart’ would get you a better push, but I’m not sure why they don’t push her. She’s even turned heel and still, nothing.

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Right now, she isn’t on TV a lot, but she did get saved by Ronda Rousey, multiple time. Who knows, WWE might make her turn on Ronda, if she ever becomes champ.

I think a lot of people know that her nickname is ‘Nattie’, and that she LOVES her cats, talk about being a cat lady much? She is married to WWE Former Superstar Tyson Kidd, they knew each other since they were 12 and they are each other’s very first love and first person they ever went out with.

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Talk about love at first sight! They don’t have any kids, which is sad because they would make some really cute babies! Unless you consider their many cats their children.

Here are the titles she has won:

  • WWE Divas Champion – 1 time
  • WWE Smackdown Women’s Champion – 1 time

 

Next Wednesday we will have Smackdown Live Superstar of the week!

Posted in Arts and Crafts

Crafty Sassy: 5 Easy To Do Beginner Projects For Crocheting

Looking at crocheting project, just looking at them makes you want to learn how to do it, if you are like me, you like to save the page you see them on and come back to it whenever you have time.

Some projects can be very tricky or confusing, so then you forget all about it and never look back until you see it again. This has happened to me so many times, that now that I know how to crochet, I try to go back and find them and see if I am ready to attempt them.

So, if you are truly wanted to enter into this fun and amazing hobby, sit back and check out these easy to do projects, if you are a beginner! Lets begin!

  1. Granny Square Blanket

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This is the current project that I am working on for my fiance. This is perfect for beginners! If you want to just make a simple blanket, this is perfect to do! Whenever I looked at a granny square blanket, I didn’t think I could make one.

If you don’t know, but I am a visual learner and need everything broken down step by step. YouTube was the first place I looked to find a video that would slow it down, and I finally found one, The Nervous Knitter.

She broke the granny square steps as slow as you can go, but it was easy to understand and learn. I always watch the videos first, before trying them, so I picked up on the steps very quickly. Once you learn how to do it once, it is like riding a bike, something you can’t forget.

If you want to check out her video, here is the link!

 

2. Scarf

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Scarves will always be something that is easy to do. The only difficult thing about them is the patterns you choose. I didn’t understand why my grand-grandmother makes scarfs so much, but after realizing how quit they are to make, I understood why kept making them.

3. Bookmarks

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You are probably thinking to yourself, bookmarks?? Yes, almost anything you can think of, you can crochet. Now, not all bookmarks are easy and I will be posting a how-to on how to do these ones.

These ones are as simple as granny squares, plus they are cute and pretty quick to make. Why have a plain boring paper or plastic bookmark when you can have a bright and colorful one instead!

4. Beanie Hat

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Just like the scarves, this is another quick and easy thing to learn how to do. So, if you are a beginner and don’t have any gifts in mind for a birthday or Christmas, you can always crochet a hat and scarf.

I haven’t had a chance to learn how to crochet, but really can’t wait!

5. Granny Square Patchwork Blanket (Mini Granny Squares)

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I know that I already have the giant granny square blanket on here, but here is the other version that your grandmother might have around her house. The difference between this blanket and the other one I mention is that this is just smaller squares you sew together.

While the other one is just a giant granny square, this one you can get creative and mess around with different colors and see what works and what doesn’t.

 

Which one would you like to try out? Or which one should I show you how to make? Or which ones have you already made? Leave a comment down below!

 

 

Posted in Unclear

My Writing: Unclear – New Life (Chapter 17)

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Good Morning! Here is another chapter of my book! Only a few more chapters left! I also wanted to let everyone know, if you haven’t noticed, I have updated each chapter, so before you read the current chapter you are on, I will have a link for the chapter before and at the end, I will have a link to the next chapter, from the one you are currently on. 

If some of the link aren’t working, let me know, so I can fix them! I also have a list of all the chapter. I will be updating that as well, until the end of the book!

If you haven’t read Chapter 16, here is the link!
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/20/my-writing-unclear-its-time-chapter-16/

Enjoy!

~New Life~

Jade’s P.O.V.
“Just a few more pushes.” Doctor Locke said as I pushed. “One more.” Then I heard crying. Tanner looked at me and kissed me. “It’s a boy!”
“How is he? He’s healthy right?” I asked. Worried that something might be wrong.
“He’s perfectly fine, but we need to get the next one out now.” He said as he handed my son to one of the nurses. “Okay, push.” I pushed and pushed.
“Okay, I see it’s head, now one more push.” I pushed and then hear the crying of my second child. “It’s a girl!” I smiled in relief. I felt exhausted. Tanner kissed me once more.
“They are beautiful.” Tanner said. I smiled. I then started to fade. “Jade?” I heard Tanner say before I completely blacked out.
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Tanner’s P.O.V. 
“Jade!” I said.
“Her heart rate is slowing down. You need to leave.” The doctor said as I was being pulled out of the room. They closed the door and I threw my hands in my hair. Why the hell is this happening? James came up to me.
“It everything okay?” He asked.
“The babies are fine, but they kicked me out because Jade’s heart rate started to going down.” I just wish that they would tell me what the hell is wrong. I can’t lose another person who I love. I just can’t. It would kill me.
“Don’t worry, she’s a fighter, she’ll be fine.” He said, then walked back to the waiting room. I started to pace back and forth for about 20 minutes, until one of the nurses came out from the room.
“How is she? What happened to her in there?” I asked. I couldn’t wait any longer, I needed answers.
“She lost a lot of blood. Currently, she is fine, but she is in a comma. We aren’t sure how it happened, all we know is that it might be a while, before she wakes up.” My eyes started to water. How the hell did this happen? Then the nurse spoke again. “You can go in and see her, if you like, but why don’t you meet your son and daughter.”
I followed the nurse to the nursery. She then picked up my son and handed me him. Just holding him in my arms was priceless. It really was. A tear slipped from my eye, as I held his little hands. He was just so tiny. Perfect.
The nurse then switched with me, so that I could hold my daughter. She looked so much like Jade. It sadden me that Jade wasn’t able to hold our children before she went into a comma. I just hoped that she will wake up in time for us to all go home as a family.
“Did you have any names in mind?” The nursed asked as I looked up at her and then back down to my daughter.
“Yeah, we had names picked out.” I paused, “I just didn’t think it would just be me to name them.”
“I understand, but they do need names.”
“I know.” I said, looking down at my daughter. She was just as beautiful as her mother. I then started to think back to when we were talking about baby names.
A few months ago…
“What about Matthew?” Jade said, we were siting on our couch, both looking for baby names. She was looking through a baby book that had a list of names, while I was looking on my phone.
“I like it, but what about Norman?” I said. Jade looked at me and questioned me.
“Norman? That sounds like a old person’s name.” I looked over at her. “So? Everyone names their kid Matthew, it’s a very common name.” I explained, she looked back at her book.
“What about Logan? Logan Michael? I can see that. What do you think?” She asked.
“Sounds good to me. I think I can live with our son being named that.” She smiled. “And for a girl, we should name her Athena Lynn.”
“That’s beautiful. How did you come up with that?”
“It was my great-grandmother’s name.” I said, looking at her. She smiled. “So are we done with name picking because I think that we are done, finally.” She rolled her eyes.
“Yes, we are done.” She paused and placed my hand on her stomach. “They are kicking.” I smiled when I felt them kicking.
“They must like their names.” I smiled and took my other hand and placed it on her cheek. “That and they must love their mommy.”
“And their daddy.” Jade added as I came in and kissed her.
I smiled. As I looked down at my daughter. “Her name is Athena Lynn.”
The nurse then handed me my son and I held both children in my arms. “His name is Logan Michael.” I then placed a kiss on both of them. The nurse took my daughter and placed her down. I then placed my son down.
Now that I saw my children and held them for the first time, I wanted to see Jade.
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Jame’s P.O.V.
As I walked back to the waiting room, Jade’s mother and Savannah were waiting. Savannah shot up and walked over to me.
“How is she? Is she okay? How are the babies?” She questioned me. I looked at her and my face sadden. She’s gonna be just as hurt as I was when Tanner told me.
“The babies are healthy, but Jade’s heart rate started to go down and the doctors kicked Tanner out. They haven’t said what was wrong with her, yet.” I said. Savannah started to cry. Jade’s mother walked over and her eyes started to water.
“I feel so bad.” Jade’s mother said. “I could’ve fixed the relationship we had, but instead, I give all my attention to my husband.” Savannah hugged her.
“It’s not your fault. People do crazy things, when their in love.” Savannah said. She had a point. I ruined a chance to be with Jade and because of that, she’s with Tanner. They’ll make one great family. “But we aren’t here about that. We are here to support Jade and Tanner. Come on, let’s go get some coffee, while we wait for more news from Tanner.”
I ended up siting in one of the waiting room chairs. I can’t believe that this is happening. Jade doesn’t deserve this. She doesn’t deserve me as a friend. Why the hell did I come?
My phone then started to go off. It was my girlfriend calling me.
“Hello?”
“Where the hell have you been?” she yelled.
“I’ve been at the hospital. Jade just had her babies.”
“What! Do you even know what day it is today?”
“Um, our anniversary? Your birthday?”
“No and no! We had plans to go out to the club tonight!”
“Well, I’m really not up for clubbing.”
“Why not?? You promised!”
“Ugh, fine. Just let me find out what the hell happened to Jade and then I’ll be on my way to pick you up.”
“Well, hurry the fuck up! Or you don’t get your surprise.”
“Okay, okay. I’m on my way now. See you in a few.” I then hung up on her. Fuck. I got up and started to walk out the door, until Savannah stopped me. She was just by herself.
“Where are you going?” She asked. I really didn’t have time for this. I just realized that ‘surprise’ my girlfriend had for me, it’s a threesome and I’m not going to pass it up.
“I’ve got to go. Keep me updated.” I said, as I ran out of the hospital.

Next chapter will be out on Friday! If you can’t wait to finish the book, you can always go to Wattpad and search katieasehl, not only will you find Unclear, but you will also find other books that I have wrote or I’m currently working on. 

Chapter 18:
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/27/my-writing-unclear-prayers-anything-please-chapter-18/

Posted in Unclear

Unclear: List of Chapters

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Hey guys! I wanted to make it easier for you guys to get to each and every chapter of my book, Unclear. So, I will list all the links of the chapters, just to make it easier for you guys to find!

*If any of the links aren’t showing up or working, please let me know, so that I can fix it!*

Into –
 https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/05/14/my-writing-unclear-intro/

Chapter 1: 10 Years Later – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/05/21/my-writing-unclear-10-years-later-chapter-1/

Chapter 2: The Mistake – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/05/28/my-writing-unclear-chapter-2-the-mistake-chapter-2/

Chapter 3: Does He Love Me? – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/06/04/my-writing-unclear-does-he-love-me-chapter-3/

Chapter 4: What’s Wrong With Me? –
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/06/08/my-writing-unclear-whats-wrong-with-me/

Chapter 5: Uh, Oh – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/06/11/my-writing-unclear-uh-oh-chapter-5/

Chapter 6: I Need To Tell Them – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/06/15/my-writing-unclear-i-need-to-tell-them-chapter-6/

Chapter 7: 3 Months – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/06/18/my-writing-unclear-3-months-chapter-7/

Chapter 8: It Was Me – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/06/22/my-writing-unclear-it-was-me-chapter-8/

Chapter 9: The Father Is – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/06/25/my-writing-unclear-the-father-is-chapter-9/

Chapter 10: 5 Months – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/06/29/my-writing-unclear-5-months-chapter-10/

Chapter 11: Its A What?? – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/02/my-writing-unclear-its-a-what-chapter-11/

Chapter 12: He’s Coming For Me – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/06/my-writing-unclear-hes-coming-for-me-chapter-12/

Chapter 13: What’s Going On? – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/09/my-writing-unclear-whats-going-on-chapter-13/

Chapter 14: Marie’s Hope –
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/13/my-writing-unclear-maries-hope-chapter-14/

Chapter 15: The Last Long Love –
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/16/my-writing-unclear-the-last-long-love-chapter-15/

Chapter 16: It’s Time – 
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/20/my-writing-unclear-its-time-chapter-16/

Chapter 17:
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/23/my-writing-unclear-new-life-chapter-17/

Chapter 18:
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/27/my-writing-unclear-prayers-anything-please-chapter-18/

Chapter 19:
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/30/my-writing-unclear-all-just-a-dream-chapter-19/

Chapter 20:
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/08/03/my-writing-unclear-10-years-later-happy-ending-chapter-20-end/

 

Posted in Unclear

My Writing: Unclear – It’s Time (Chapter 16)

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Happy Friday! There is only 4 more chapters left after this chapter! I need your input! Show I make a sequel or show one of my other books on here? Let me know in the comments or feel free to message my Facebook page and let me know!

If you haven’t read Chapter 15, here is the link!
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/16/my-writing-unclear-the-last-long-love-chapter-15/

~It’s Time~

Jade’s P.O.
It’s been a few weeks since Marie was taken and turned into a vampire. I still couldn’t believe it was true. I never thought there would be such thing as vampires. As long as Marie is alright, I could care less of what she is.
I’m 39 weeks pregnant. Only one more week until Tanner and I’s baby’s are here. I’ve been working from home, since that I’ll be having twins, while Tanner has been working overtime. I haven’t been able to see him as much. I miss him.
I woke up with Tanner still fast asleep. I had to get up and start working. Any money that we can save, the better it will be for us.
As I walked into the kitchen, Tanner had left a note on the counter with a box filled with donuts.
‘I know I’ve been working a lot, but I’ll make it up to you, tonight.’
I smiled, grabbing the box and bringing it into my desk.
Then I went to work. The best thing about working from home is that I can work whenever I want. Especially since that I’m going to stay home to raise our children, until they go to school. Then I’ll go back to work at the book store.
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Tanner’s P.O.V.
I woke up around noon. I’ve been busting my ass to put money aside for the babies and for bills. Nothing much I can do. Plus, the more overtime I get, the more time I’ll be able to help out Jade with the twins.
I wasn’t going to worry about it right now. Tonight, I’m going to do something nice for Jade. Since she has only 1 more week until her due date, I thought that I would make her a special dinner and watch ‘The Notebook’ with her.
I got up and rubbed my face. I’m still really tired from last night. Got dressed and walked out to find Jade working. I smiled to see that the box of donuts I got her, were completely gone. I walked over and kissed her on the cheek. She froze, her hand was on her stomach.
“What’s wrong?” I asked. She looked up at me.
“I think I’m having contractions.” She said as my eyes opened.
“A-are you sure?” I asked again.
“I don’t know, but either I peed my pants or my water just broke.” She said as she pointed down to her wet to her wet pants.
“We need to get to the hospital, now.” I said, grabbing the bag, that we had by the door, for when Jade was about to have the babies. Jade moaned in pain. “Shit! We need to get going, now!”
I ran down the stairs, started the car, than ran back up the stairs and helped Jade down to the car. My mind was rushing with emotions. I just couldn’t believe that I was going to be a father! I kept thinking that all the way down to the hospital.
Once we got there, Jade was admitted into a room, I ended up making a phone call to Jade’s mother, letting her know that Jade is in labor. Then I called James’.
“What the hell do you want?” James answered. I wish he didn’t have to be a dick.
“Well, Jade wanted me to call you and let you know that we are at the hospital.” James went completely silent.
“S-she in labor?” He stuttered.
“Yes. I think it would be best if you were here for her. I know you two haven’t talked in a while, but you are still her best friend. She needs you.” I said. It sucked saying those last words, but Jade should have her best friend by her side.
“Okay, I’ll be down there as soon as I can. I’ll see you there.” James hung up.
I then texted Jade’s other best friend and told her what was going on. There was one person I wanted here with me, but for the safety of my children, Marie won’t come.  I dialed her number. I haven’t talked to her since she died.
“Hey, you reached Marie. I’ll call you back when I can.” It went to voicemail, again. Then once I heard the beep, I said this:
‘Hey it’s me. I just wanted to let you know that your niece and nephew are about to be born. I wish you could be here for this. I still haven’t heard from you since you left the hospital with that guy. Please, call me back as soon as you can. I miss you, sis.’
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Marie’s P.O.V.
I looked down at my phone. Tanner called again. I called my voicemail to hear his message:
‘Hey it’s me. I just wanted to let you know that your niece and nephew are about to be born. I wish you could be here for this. I still haven’t heard from you since you left the hospital with that guy. Please, call me back as soon as you can. I miss you, sis.’
Tears came to my eyes. I missed him too, but I can’t. My craving for blood is too strong. I can’t even be near a human, while out hearing their heartbeat and the beat of their pulse.
The reason why I haven’t called him back is because he would want to see me in person. I can’t do that. I can’t look at my brother in the eyes. All he would see is a murder. I ended up killing a girl yesterday. Tanner wouldn’t look at me the say way.
I looked out the window and laid my head up against the glass. I just wish that there was a cure. I hate being a vampire. I hate having to crave on blood, even though it tastes so good, I hate it. That’s why I’m trying to drink from blood bags or live off of animal blood, but ever since I drank that girls blood, I’ve wanted nothing more that to do it again.
“Well, I see that you are crying again.” Eli said,handing me a blood bag. “Is it about that girl, again?” I wiped my tears.
“Kinda.” I said, opening the blood bag and started to drink. “Tanner called me today.”
“What did he say?” Eli knew I wouldn’t answer the phone to anyone, but him.
“Jade’s in labor. I’m gonna be an aunt soon.” Another tear fell from my cheek. “And I can’t be there because I’m not strong enough to resist blood. I hate being this-this monster!” I covered my eyes and cried some more.
“I know. I never wanted you to have this life, but your curse was broken once you died. Vampire blood can only go so far. It can’t cure curses, but it can give you a second chance at life. Think about your niece and nephew. Think about your brother. You did it to be with them longer and now, you can.” He came up and I felt him wrap his arms around me. “I know this isn’t the life style you wanted, but you can do this. You can fight the craving for blood. It might take some time, but think of all the good reasons to why. You still have a family left, I don’t.”
“I’m trying to, but these emotions are everywhere. I can’t take it!” I yelled. “I just want to turn them off, but then I wouldn’t care about my family and I can’t do that.”
“Don’t ever shut off your humanity. You’ll regret it. I did once, and it took me a long time to get it back.”
“I won’t. I know what happened with your brother. I’m not going to let it happen to me.”
“Promise me you’ll never go the easy way, just deal with your emotions like a human would.”
“I promise.”
If you can’t wait to finished this book, you can always find it on Wattpad, just look up my user name, katieasehl. Not only will you find Unclear, but other books that I have been working on. 

Chapter 17:
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/23/my-writing-unclear-new-life-chapter-17/

Posted in Arts and Crafts

Crafty Sassy: Types of Yarn

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As a beginner, if we ever wanted to start a project, using yarn, we would just find the color we wanted and grab it, right? Then once we get home, we find out that the knitting needles or crochet hooks, aren’t for that type of yarn.

The chart that is shown above, will be your best friend while shopping for the right kind of yarn. Most of the yarn, that you can get, have one of this pictures with the yarn on it, saying the number of what kind the yarn is.

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Something like this. I will tell you what size the yarn is and even recommends what size crochet hook or knitting needles you should use with this yarn. Most of them have this on their packaging, which is very helpful for everyone.

Now, let’s get into detail with each one.

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The picture that is shown about, shows the thickness of what each one looks like. I will be going through them all and explaining which one would be ideal for the project you are looking for.

0: Lace

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This is one of the thinnest yarns that will be on this chart. If you are looking to make fashionable clothes, scarfs, hats, or hand warmers, this is what you would mostly use.

Lace yarn makes the project look more ‘perfect’ or it looks better in presentation. If you are a beginner, I would hold off on going right to the thinnest yarn.

1: Fingering/Super Fine

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Fingering yarn, or what the chart likes to call ‘Super Fine’ yarn, is used for making baby socks or anything clothes wise. Or, what you can find a bunch on, shawls. I’ve seen a few that have actually made a table cloth, for decoration.

2:  Sport/Fine

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Sport, or Fine yarn can be used to make headbands, for babies, little cute stuff animals/characters. If you are looking to make some baby booties, this might be the yarn for you as well!

3: DK/ Light

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If you are looking to make some 3D objects for your projects, such as flowers, this would be the yarn you work with. If you are looking to make a baby set, or baby blanket, this yarn will be soft enough to use to make them.

4: Worsted/Medium

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This is the typical yarn that you would get for most of your projects, the possibilities are endless with this type of yarn. If you are a beginner, this is the type of yarn that you can basically make whatever you want with it.

I’ve seen people make blankets, hats, gloves, scarfs, handbags, baby blankets, baby shoes, crochet flip flops, etc. I’ve been using this yarn to make the backing of my latch hooks and also used my loom knit with is as well.

5: Chunky/Bulky

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If you are looking to make some stuff for the winter time, then you would use this. The type of yarn is thick to make great blankets with, or have a hat, scarf, and mittens for yourself. Although, you might need bigger crochet hooks and knitting needles for these projects.

My son and daughter’s blankets, I used this type of yarn, of course, they didn’t come out perfect, for my first time, but they loved them both!

6: Super Bulky

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With this type of yarn, you can Arm Knit with this type of yarn, which I have always wanted to try, but with the price of Super Bulky yarn being very pricey, it’s something that will have to wait for me.

You can even finger crochet with this as well, or just make a nice big pillow to go on your couch.

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With all of these yarns, the projects are endless. The best part of buying yarn, is that each one comes with a pattern, so if you have been throwing them away, you have been missing out.

Next Tuesday, I WILL have a tutorial on how to make a bookmark, crocheting. I just forgot about it and haven’t had a chance to get into it, due to I am working on a blanket for my fiance, which I will blog about when I am finished! Happy Crafting Dearies!

 

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The Sims Saga: Which Do I Prefer?

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When you here the game Sims, what comes to mind? I think about The Sims games, creating a character and controlling their life. A lot of people forget that the Sims first originated from SimCity, where you created a city and made sure that it was successful.

I’m not going to talk about SimCity, though. This is mainly about The Sims. I’ll be honest, I’ve never actually played the Sims, but for it’s time, it was amazing. To be able to control their life, made them do whatever our hearts wanted them to do.

It was like GTA, but without the violence and free will to move your Sim manual. You could even create your dream house, have a family, or get the job of your dreams. When I got hooked, it wasn’t with the first The Sims, it was The Sims 2.

The Sims 2

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The first time I saw The Sims 2, was when I was on YouTube. I had came across it and it was recommend to me. A lot of people actually used The Sims 2 game, to create movies or series, or what got me hooked on, was the teen pregnancy series.

You must think that I’m weird to like to watch them, but seriously, look up the series ‘My Life’. The creator of that series, she really got me to thinking that I wanted to do something creative like that. If you actually watch her series, from her very first episode, to her newer ones, she has come a long way.

The Sims 2 had more to offer, as well. There were more add-on’s to the game, such as the different seasons, hobbies, and even jobs. It made the game play more like real life.

I finally had a chance to buy it for myself, and I am currently, trying to learn how to film and make a good series, that I will post on my YouTube channel.

Even if you aren’t trying to make a series, its a great way to past the time on a rainy day. Hell, I even when forward and created my fiance, son, daughter, and myself into the game. I highly recommend getting this game! It’s the best of both worlds.

Now, let’s talk about its, aftermath…The Sims 3.

The Sims 3

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I’m going to try my best not to bash this game. It wasn’t a bad sequel to The Sims 3. They added a lot of new things, such as making it easier to custom clothes and items, you didn’t have to wait for loading times to get from one place to another, and you could follow your Sim to work, the hospital, etc.

There was one BIG issue with this game. It is SO buggy. If you didn’t have the best computer in the world, you were bugging because your game would lag. Brand new or with mods, it would lag, or the loading time would take forever. Especially if you are in create-a-sim.

To me, the creators wanted to get this game out, as soon as possible because of the high demand that The Sims 2 was, so they did rush it, a little, by adding some stuff that the other games never had.

The one thing that I LOVED about it, was that you could follow your Sim anywhere without having to deal with those loading screens and the way you could custom, almost everything.

The Sims 3 was the first Sims game that I have ever own and I had the season, pets, and supernatural packs that made the game play so much fun! I wonder, now that I have a better computer, if it would run better?

Last, but not least, let’s get to the newer Sims game that came out in the last few years, The Sims 4.

The Sims 4

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Again, this is another game I haven’t touched, yet, and I have looked into seeing if it is really worth getting, but to me, the creators went back a couple steps. You think with a newer game, it would be better and would fix the problems from the last game, well, they did, but not very well.

I have heard that the game play is okay, graphics are okay, etc. It is missing A LOT from The Sims 3 game. You have loading screens for EVERYWHERE you go, even if you are going to the next door neighbor.

It’s not as buggy or laggy, as The Sims 3 was, but they had to get rid of a lot of stuff, in order to fix it, which a lot of people were disappointed in. The Sims 4, seems to me, boring. Just because they didn’t add anything new that would make us get excited.

Although, they did add a pack that basically makes you do your Sims job. Which was something that we could do in the other games, but I would rather just fast-forward my Sim’s job, then doing it, I’m already controlling pretty much them, why should I have to do their work for them?

Which is worth playing?

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The Sims 2, hands down. I would recommend it to everyone. It plays great on Windows 10, there is a few glitches, but it’s still playable. I like how the Sims are in this game and how you can do so much.

Plus, it still has that SimCity feeling to it, so that I could make my own town, I could. I am hoping to get a few more packs, just to play around with it some more. I do have the the Late Night and University packs, so I am hoping to either get Pets or Seasons next.

If you are a Sims fan, which game do you prefer? Leave a comment down below! There has also been a rumor that they are working on The Sims 5, do you thinks they should have another Sims? If so, what do you think they need to improve or leave alone?

Posted in Unclear

My Writing: Unclear – The Last Long Love (Chapter 15)

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Good morning! What a great way to start your day with a little Unclear! Sadly, only 5 more chapters left! If you are one of my readers that has been reading this on every Monday and Friday, I need your help! Should I make a sequel or just show another story? 

If you haven’t read Chapter 14, here is the link!
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/13/my-writing-unclear-maries-hope-chapter-14/

~The Last Long Love~

Marie P.O.V.
“Y-You’re here?!?” I coughed again, this time there was blood coming out. I was dying and it was starting now.
“I finally found you. After two years of searching, I found you.” Eli said, coming closer to my side of the bed. Sitting down next to me, taking his hand and feeling my cheek. His hands were cold, but that’s because he’s dead. A vampire.
“I thought you were a goner when you were trapped in that house fire.” Tears started to my eyes, remember that night was torture. Deep down, I did love Eli, but he didn’t find out that I was dying until that very night when I told him. Sadly, vampires can’t have children with the living, they must be a vampire in order to have any young.
“No, I escaped in time, but was very weak. It took me a long time to heal myself, after that, I went off in searching for you.” He said, wiping my tears away. God, was he was just as beautiful as the day I first met him. “I love you, Marie. When I got here, I was told that you were in the hospital, dying, but I can help you.”
“Please help her. She’s my only family after our parents left.” My brother spoke out, but he was right, ever since our parents left, he was the only family that I had left. But he wouldn’t be alone, he has two unborn children on the way and I know for a fact that he will be a amazing father. “What can you do to help her?”
“Well, I can try two things,” Eli paused and looked up at Tanner and Jade. “One, is I give her my blood and see if she heals.”
“Okay, what is the second thing?” Jade asked.
“I’d give her my blood and if it didn’t heal her, she would become a vampire, like myself.” Eli said those last words, I didn’t think he would let me become a vampire. He wanted me to enjoy my human life, since he was unable to enjoy his.
“Wait, if she turns into one of you, she won’t be able to stand in sunlight? Or can’t be around holy water? And have to survive on just blood?” Tanner sounded worried.
“My friend, she will be fine. I’ll teach her everything she knows. I also have a ring that allows her to walk in the sunlight.” Eli said as I coughed again, harder and more blood started to come out. Eli grabbed a towel and handed it to me. “She’s getting worse. A few more coughs like that and she might be dead.”
“But what if I become a horrible beast that might feed on my niece and nephew? And don’t ever stop.” I asked. That was the only thing that I was worried about. I didn’t want to become a monster that hurts everyone in my path. I can’t do that.
Eli pushed my hair out of my face and I looked into his eyes. “I won’t let you get like that, my love. I’ll make sure of it.” He kissed my cheek and looked up at Tanner. “It’s her choice if she wants to change. I won’t force her to do anything, but just remember that she won’t be the same after this transformation. Because of this, once she is changed, I’m going to take her far away from here and help her get over her craving for blood, so that when your children are born, neither you or your family will be put to harm.”
Tanner walked over to me and kissed my forehead. “It’s your choice, but I would want you to be there for my unborn children. If you think you can do it, I’ll support you.”
“I want to change.” I coughed harder again. Eli then bit his wrist and fed me his blood. Once I started, I couldn’t stop. Then Eli pulled away.
“You must let me take her away from here now, otherwise you’ll have to watch her go in pain and die.” Eli said as Tanner nodded ‘yes’. He picked me up and we were gone, just like that.
“It hurts!” I yelled. My heart felt like it just exploded. I couldn’t breathe or move. I just laid there in pain. “Just kill me!”
“Love, it is. I can kill you, but I don’t want to hurt you like that. It’s almost over.” Eli said. Then my vision became blurry. Everything stopped. I didn’t feel alive anymore. I felt dead.
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Eli’s P.O.V.
Her transformation was complete. It was only a matter of days of when she would awaken as a vampire. I grabbed her phone and dialed the number that was her brothers.
“Marie! Are you alright?” He answered
“It’s me, Eli. And she has just finished her transformation.”
“Okay, but when can I see her again?”
“Well, once she wakes up, I’ll teach her to survive on blood bags. Then I’ll have to teach her to refrain from killing any humans. It really depends on how strong she can maintain it.”
“And how long will that take?” He asked. I knew this question couldn’t be answered right on. It all depends on Marie and how she changes.
“I can’t say for sure, but I will make sure that she contacts you when she is awake. It could be months or even years. It all depends on her. I’ll keep you updated.”
“Please take care of her, she is the only one I have left.” Then he hung up. I then placed her phone down and walked over to the window.
I can’t believe that I changed her. I wanted her to live a wonderful human life, but after that curse that was placed on her, she might not wake up for weeks. I love her, but I never wanted her to have this life. The only thing I can do now is help her, so that she doesn’t do the same mistake that I did years ago.
That might take a very long time. I just hope that she won’t change to become a completely different person. Just like my brother did.

Next chapter will be out on Friday! If can’t wait and want to keep reading, my book, Unclear, is on Wattpad! Just search katieasehl, and you will not only find Unclear, but other works that I written or are currently working on. 

Chapter 16: It’s Time
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/20/my-writing-unclear-its-time-chapter-16/

Posted in Unclear

My Writing: Unclear – Marie’s Hope (Chapter 14)

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Happy Friday! Here is another chapter to start your day off on a good note! Enjoy!

If you haven’t read Chapter 13, here is the link!
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/09/my-writing-unclear-whats-going-on-chapter-13/

~Marie’s Hope~

Marie’s P.O.V.
I woke up in the hospital. I guess I fainted, but I knew what was happening. I was dying. Nothing could save me now. Nothing could. I looked over to see my brother and Jade by the side of the bed. Tanner was holding my hand.
“How you feeling?” Jade asked as my brother looked up and saw that I was awake. How long had I been out for?
“I feel…Weak.” I said. I did. Every bone in my body felt cold, like I was starting to die. I can’t die. Not now.
“As long as you are alive, that’s all that matters.” Tanner said and kissed the top of my forehead. “Do you want something to eat? I’m gonna go down to the cafe and get some coffee.”
“If they have sour cream and onion chips, that would be great.” I said. Tanner looked over to Jade and she replied, “Water and maybe just some fruit.” As he left the room, Jade sat down in the chair that Tanner was sitting in.
“You are going to be a wonderful mother. I can already see it.” I said, then coughed. “You’re good for my brother. I haven’t seen him this happy in a long time.”
“Thank you, and you will be a wonderful godmother.” Once Jade spoke those words, my eyes watered. She is letting me be a godmother? The only thing that’s wrong with that is that I won’t be there for my niece and nephew. As soon as she saw me crying, she spoke again. “Please don’t cry, I wasn’t trying to make you cry, I just wanted you to know. I haven’t told Tanner yet.”
“I’m crying because I won’t even make it threw the night. Tonight is my last night on this Earth. Nothing can save me. Unless, no, that won’t work.” I coughed again, this time I felt that I was coughing up a lung.
“What? Tell me, anything that might be able to save your life. I’ll do anything.” Jade asked. The only way that I could escape death would be to drink a vampire’s blood, but their are none in the area. I’ve checked.

“It won’t work, Jade. There are no vampire’s in town.” I said as Tanner came in.
“What about them?” Tanner asked, giving Jade her water and fruit and me my sour cream and onion chips. “They aren’t real.”
“So you think.” I said. “They are real, one of my good friend’s is one, but he lives very far away.” As I said that a strange guy walked into the room. I knew exactly who he was. Eli Litton.
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Such a cliffhanger! Next chapter will be out on Monday! If you can’t wait until then, you can always go to Wattpad and search katieasehl, you will find Unclear and other works that I have worked on or what I am currently working on. Unclear is slowly coming to an end and I want to know if I should make a sequel or just post one of my other works. 

Chapter 15: The Last Long Love
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/16/my-writing-unclear-the-last-long-love-chapter-15/

Posted in Wrestling (WWE)

WWE Smackdown Superstar of the Week – The Miz

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The Miz, ‘looking like a blind nun.’ A quote that Dwayne Johnston said to him when he visited Raw.

Every time we hear ‘AWESOME’, we know who’s coming out to the ring. The Miz has been with the WWE for over 10 years. He has won our heart and made us want to choke him, at times.

Miz, along side his wife Maryse, they have been the ‘must see couple’ of WWE. I rather see them than Rusev and Lana. The difference between the two is that the Miz and Maryse shows how much in love they really are.

The Miz is known for being the Intercontinental Champion, but he no longer carries the title. However, he is known to start trouble. It’s wither his way or the high way. Right now, the Miz doesn’t have a huge part in WWE because he just had his newborn daughter.

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I believe every wrestler on the roster knows how hard it is to see family. The Miz has always been a heel, maybe they can bring him back into a baby face. I don’t think that will happen, just because of the fact that he’s known to always be a heel.

The is one match that I’m hoping to see that involves the Miz. When both brands switched off and became separate, Shane McMahon got Smackdown and he chose Daniel Bryan as his General Manager.

The Miz was drafted to Smackdown, and he had a lot of beef with Daniel Bryan, to the point that we all wished Daniel could wrestle again so that he could kick his ass. Now that Daniel has been cleared for wrestling, we are all waiting for the match between Daniel Bryan and the Miz.

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As I said above, The Miz is married to Maryse and this year, they just had their first litttle girl, Monroe. I thought it was funny that they got pregnant, almost right after when John Cena asked if he was shooting out blanks.

Here, as always, is his list of titles while he has been in the WWE:

  • WWE Championship – 1 time
  • WWE Intercontiental Championship – 8 times
  • WWE United States Championship – 2 times
  • WWE Tag Team Championship w/ John Morrison  (1), Big Show (1), John Cena (1), and Damien Mizdow (1) – 4 times
  • World Tag Team Championship w/ John Morrison (1) and Big Show (1) – 2 times
  • Mixed Match Challenge – w/ Asuka
  • Money in the Bank winner – 2010

Next Wednesday, I have a surprise for all of you, we are going to talk about a Superstar that EVERYONE knows, or show know. Stay tuned for the Superstar of the Month!

Posted in Arts and Crafts

Crafty Sassy: How To Make A Latch Hook Pillow/Pillow Case (My Version)

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Good Morning all of my dearies! So, I figured I would show you how I make my latch hook pillows. I have already done a tutorial on the latch hook, and how simple and easy it is to do.

Now, I did this all on my own, I didn’t find this online, I came up with the idea because of the fact that some of the latch hooks were too amazing to just have as a rug. So, I figured that I would make a latch hook and turn it into a pillow. Not all of my latch hook pillows are perfect, I haven’t really mastered it, but I try to be better than the last time.

These are great gifts for family or friends, I would say for everyone, but it depending on the size of the latch hook and making the backing, it can be a very long process. The quickest that I was able to do, was about 2 months, but that was a small foot by foot latch hook. If you have kids, expect the project to take longer.

So, first things first, you need to have the following supplies:

  • Latch Hook kit
    • If you are a beginner, I recommend with starting out with a small latch hook, a foot by foot one would be perfect to start on and it won’t take as long as a bigger one.
  • Yarn (Medium)
    • The backing I just basically knitting small squares together or two long parts that I end up sewing together. The color can be any color you want it to be, as long as it is medium thickness and somewhat matches your latch hook.
    • I would try and get two yarn rolls, just to start out, but do keep in mind that you will also need it to sew the pillow together.
    • *Note* Try and avoid black yarn, especially if you are a beginner, black yarn is very hard to work with. Dark colors might be okay, but try and avoid them, if you are just starting out.
  • Metal Thick Needle
    • You’ll need this to sew your pillow together, or pillow case. I recommend using a thicker needle (Not talking about knitting needles!), the reason is because it will make it easier to sew them together. Plus, with the thinner needles, you can tend to break them, believe me, I have broken a few.
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    • Make sure that you have the knitting needles suggested size, it is on the yarn roll and suggests a size.
  • Rug Binding
    • This you will used around the sides for the latch hook, making sure that it doesn’t fall apart when finished.
  • Fabric Glue
    • I found that it was easier to use fabric glue to keep the rug binding together. You can use an iron, but I have tried and It didn’t work, I’m not sure if I did it right or not.
  • Stuffing (for making a pillow)
    • You can stuff it and then close it, or if you or anyone you are giving the latch hook pillow has any pets, I would take a pillow case and fill it and then put it into the pillow. It’s totally up to you.

Once you have everything, that I have suggested to have, you can finally start! First, before we can begin our pillow, we need to complete the latch hook, first. This might be the longest part that you need to do to make this pillow.

Then, knit the backing, you can either knit a classic square, or make it longer and have different pieces that you end up sewing together. Whatever is easier for you to do, I found that the squares were easier, depending how big your latch hook is, it made it easier to see the progress versus just knitting a long part.

The reason why we should make the latch hook first, is because once we trim it down, it will be easier to measure or know how long or wide you need to go. Some latch hooks don’t have a printed picture on them, some of them are blank and give you a big blank latch hook, just to make sure that you have enough to make the latch hook.

That’s only with the bigger latch hooks, a since foot by foot is usually has a printed design on it, so that you can follow the pattern.

After both parts are completely, just sew them onto the latch hook, making sure that you cover the latch hook grid. If you are making a pillow case, only sew around it, leave the top untouched, so that you are able to place a pillow into the opening.

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It should, almost look like the picture above, this was a project that I made for my aunt for her birthday. Her favorite Disney princess is Belle, so I made her a small foot by foot pillow.

This latch hook, I got from Hobby Lobby, but I am pretty sure you can find it on Amazon, you might be lucky and find it at Walmart, but I wouldn’t get your hopes up. This latch hook did not have a grid, with the picture, so that you can follow it on key.

The picture was printed on the latch hook and I made the best judgement for each one. The background isn’t green, it’s purple, I changed it to my aunt’s favorite color, instead. Another note, for this latch hook, the yarn is SUPER thick and was a pain in the ass to hook on.

However, the yarn I used for the background was a simple medium yarn, what most latch hooks use, so I was glad that the background wasn’t as difficult to do.

Next Tuesday, I have a surprise! I am going to show you how to make a book mark! Not just any kind of book mark, a crochet-made bookmark!

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Minecraft: PC Review

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I know it has been awhile since I have done a blog for gaming. So, I finally got a better computer to game with and I was able to play Minecraft for the PC version. Let me just say, I had to get used to the controls.

Now, keep in mind, I haven’t played the PC version is such a LONG time. I mean really long time. The last time I played it was back in my Sophomore year of high school (So around 2012ish, so about 6 years or so).

The first thing that I did was multiplayer. I googled a couple of servers, I will leave them down below with their IP address, just in case you want to check them out. Now, I haven’t done any games, yet, so I figured that I would find a kingdom or town to start in. Let me just say, they have came a long way from when they first started.

Back then, I remember being spawned into town hall, other players jumping everywhere, shops and cities as far as I could see, everything was so close! You weren’t aloud to get into the castle, but there were some trees that made it possible to jump over the wall. You could do basically anything, but break blocks in the town.

Now, they have made it possible to not have to use signs, but make the words appear in front of you. Towns aren’t the same, everything is spaced out, making you have to use the ‘key words’, such as ‘/spawn or /home’. etc. I was never one to open the chat box, but some of the servers, its something you NEED to do.

The only thing that bugs me about using the ‘key words’, is that it is different for every server, which isn’t a bad thing, but I get them mixed up. If you are like me and can’t remember shit, get yourself a notebook or sticky notes, because you are going to have to write them down and have them at your fingertips.

Other than that, it’s nice to play with other people, though, I’m not sure if you can or can’t use a microphone on it, as much as I hate mics, this would be something that would make it easier to play and chat, instead of pausing every minute to chat.

The only other thing that I wish they would do, if they haven’t already, make it possible to play with your friends, just your friends, but I don’t think they have that unless you are willing to spend some money to have a server to play on. If that’s the case, I’m better off playing with my brother on Playstation.

I have yet to try out, on my own, creative and survival, I was actually thinking about making a video on it, but I’m still unsure. I will have to try it out, whenever I have the chance too.

*Here is the list of Servers that I have visited or even played in*

  •  Castia
    • Play.CastiaMC.com
  • The Oasis
    • play.theOasisMC.com
  • Elitecraft
    • EC-MC.NET
  • SwanCraft
    • play.swancraftmc.com
  • The Lord of the Craft
    • mc.lotc.co
  • HomeTown
    • smp.hometownmc.com
  • Kingdom Skies
    • 192.99.194.144:26493
  • Elyssia MC
    • mc.elyssiamc.com

*NOTE*

I do not own any of these servers, I am only a player on these worlds. All rights go to the owners and creators. I only added them, so that if anyone wanted to try out these worlds, they can. If there is any problems with me posting theses servers, feel free to e-mail at katie_farrington@aol.com. 

Also, if any of the servers aren’t working, I do apologize, I might of typed the IP Address in wrong. If there is anything wrong with the servers, I don’t have anything to do with them, it might be because there is no one on the server, or like I said, I typed them in wrong.

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My Writing: Unclear – What’s Going On? (Chapter 13)

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New chapter to the start of a new week! Now’s it’s going to start to get a little better, we are going to find out of Marie’s hidden past. Anyway, here is the next chapter of Unclear! Enjoy!

If you haven’t read Chapter 12, here is the link!
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/06/my-writing-unclear-hes-coming-for-me-chapter-12/

~What’s Going On?~

Jade’s P.O.V.
Tanner has been pacing back and forth for over an hour. I tried to ask him what was wrong, but he just kept telling me that he’s fine, but I know he’s not fine. I wish there was something to do to make him feel better.
“Tanner?” I asked. He looked up at me and smiled. “Are you sure that everything is okay?” He came over and sat next to me, hugging me. Why wouldn’t he just talk to me?
“I don’t want you to stress over it. I want you to focus on taking care of our babies.” He answered. I have been taking care of the babies, but I want to know what’s troubling him.
“Please, just tell me. I hate seeing you like this.” I said. He took a deep breath and then looked at me.
“Marie was the one to bail Lucas out of jail. She thought that having him back, he would take you away from James, but once I told her that you were pregnant with my baby, she locked him up to keep you safe.” He then paused. “He escaped this morning and he is threatening to kill my sister, if I don’t hand you over to him, but my sister is already going to die.”
“Why is she going to die?” I was just too shocked to say anything else.
“In my family, my grandmother was a witch. My parents didn’t want anything to do with magic because it killed my grandfather. When my sister got burned in the face, my grandmother did a spell and in order for her to live, she must have a baby before her 21st birthday.” He explained. “That’s why she went after James, but since he loved you, it wouldn’t work. She has to have a baby with someone who loves her.”
“Oh, that explains everything. I thought she was just doing that because she didn’t like me.” I felt so bad. I had no problem with her, but I just wish that she had open up to me about this. “Wait, did she tell Lucas that I’m pregnant with your babies?”
“Yeah, but he doesn’t seem to care. He said that he was going to raise them as his own on his old family farm.” He then threw his hands in his hair. “I’m just trying to find a way to save my sister, without getting you involved.”
“He just wants me, but I have a restraining order on him. He doesn’t want money?” When I mentioned that I had a restraining order on him, his eyes lit up.
“Does he know? About the restraining order?” Tanner asked and I nodded my head no. He smiled. He might of just thought of something. Before I could say anything he spoke again. “This is perfect. He can meet up at our place, but I’ll make a phone call to one of my friends, who is a cop, and once he steps on our property, he’ll be arrested again.”
Tanner then got up and made some phone calls. I then got up and walked over to my desk to find the papers. Once I found them, it flashed back to some old frighten memories of what he did to me and my sister. I just hope that they do throw him back in jail, I want my kids to be able to grow up safe and sound.
He came back in the room and I handed him the papers. “So when is this all going to go down?” I asked. Tanner kissed me on the forehead and smiled.
“He’s on his way.” I froze. I haven’t seen Lucas in years. I’m not sure what he might do. As long as his ass gets thrown in jail and far away from my new family. I hope Marie is okay, as well. I made a lot of sense to why she didn’t like me, but since things have changed, I would like her to at least hold one of her nephew or niece.
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Marie’s P.O.V.
I couldn’t see anything. All I know is that I could be in the trunk of a car. I tried to free myself, but I couldn’t free my hands, from what felt like rope. My head was killing me. The last thing I remember is hearing Lucas on the phone with my brother and that’s when I blacked out.
A car door slammed shut and someone opened the trunk. I could feel the fresh breeze hitting my face. A pair of hands grabbed me and pulled me out of the trunk.
“Here’s what’s gonna happen,” Sounded like Lucas’ voice. “I’m going to hand you over to your brother, while your brother hands over my girl. Got it?”
I nodded. I felt so wrong for betraying my brother and Jade. I should’ve never bailed him out in the first place. I should’ve just found a different man to fall in love with, but my time is soon coming to the end.
Then the blind fold was taken off my head. I could see Tanner and Jade right in front of me. Lucas was still holding my arms. Jade looked scared as she saw Lucas.
“Damn, you just got even more beautiful then you were littler. ” Lucas said. “Can’t wait for us to start a life together. Especially, with the two little ones on the way.”
“They aren’t even yours.” Jade said, holding my brother’s hand.
“I don’t care who’s they are, they will be our children.” Lucas grinned. I wanted to just punch him in the face. “Don’t worry, Tanner. They will be in good hands.”
Tanner grinned back at Lucas. “We will see about that, now won’t we?” Tanner said as a two cops grabbed Lucas and handcuffed him.
“What the fuck? You can’t arrest me for doing nothing!” Lucas yelled as they placed him in the back of the cop car.
“Actually, you are breaking a restraining over that Ms. Roy has against you.” One of the officers said. “Since that violates your patrol, you are most likely going back to jail.”
“This isn’t fair! I’ll get you for this! And your family too!” Lucas yelled as he was taken away.
Tanner and Jade came up to me and untied me. Jade hugged me, which surprised me, but made me feel a lot better that my nephew and niece are safe now. Now since that creep was going to be locked up, I think that all three of us felt a lot better.
My head started to spin, I was losing my balance. Pain in my chest was literally killing me. It was too late. I didn’t want to leave this world, but I didn’t find true love in time. I fell to the ground, Tanner screaming my name. That’s when everything went completely black.

Next chapter will be out on Friday! As always, if you can’t wait until Friday to read Unclear, the book is currently on Wattpad, just search my username katieasehl and you will find Unclear and a few other books that I have out on there. If you have checked out my other works, what should I do next after Unclear is finished? Should I make a sequel and make it all about one character, or do what I did in Unclear and focus it on everyone?

Chapter 14: Marie’s Hope
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/13/my-writing-unclear-maries-hope-chapter-14/

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My Writing: Unclear – He’s Coming For Me (Chapter 12)

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Happy Friday! Bring another chapter to you. Again, I’m really sorry that these chapter’s haven’t been the greatest, but still hold on! It’s going to start getting a little better pretty soon! Enjoy!

If you haven’t read Chapter 11, here is the link!
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/02/my-writing-unclear-its-a-what-chapter-11/

~He’s Coming For Me~

Marie’s P.O.V. 
I was dreading about today. I had to left Lucas out, but I had a bad feeling about it. I was thinking about not letting him out all morning long, but I finally got the guts to go up stairs and break him free, but when I got up there, he was nowhere to be found in his cage. I panicked. Where could he be?
I opened the caged and walked in. “Let’s go Lucas, I don’t have time for your games this morning.” I said as I turned around, Lucas was right in front of me.
“Hello.” He said as I pulled my hand out, he put something around my wrist. I tried to choke him, but my powers weren’t working.
“What did you do to my powers?” I said, trying to remove it off my wrist. He then shut the cage door and locked me in it. “What the hell?? Let me out! I was going to do it this morning, like I promised you!”
“I got impatience.” He said. “You really didn’t think that I would sit on my ass any longer than I had to? I told you that when you freed me out, I wanted my girl back, but since you treated me like shit and got on my bad side, I thought I return the favor.”
“Seriously? How did you get this?” I said pointing to the bracelet around my wrist.
“Well, it didn’t take long to find it.” He grinned. “You really think I didn’t know about witches? Please! My mother raised me to become a wizard, but I never had any magic myself. You were the lucky one. It skipped me.”
“What do you want?” I asked. I just wanted to get the hell out of this cage and kill him.
“Well, for one, I want her. And you’re going to tell me where she is, but if not,” He paused, took his knife out and started to sharpen it. “I’ll kill your brother, right in front of you. Then I’ll leave you in there, where you will die.”
“Why don’t you let me out of here and I’ll show you to her instead.”
“How about no. You are going to stay put here. While I visit my love.”
“What do you see in her anyway? I thought you loved her sister?”
“I did, but she didn’t love me. She cheated on me and I threaten her if she ever did leave me or cheat on me, I’d kill her and rape her sister.” He said.
“It doesn’t matter, she doesn’t love you. And those aren’t your babies. Those are Tanner’s and they will always be!” I yelled.
“I don’t care! She is mine now!” He said as he was about to walk down the steps, but stopped. “Oh, I did think about having a child with you, but since you tried to kill me, I’ve changed my mind.” He then left.
I reached in my pocket and got my phone. The least I can do is warn them.
“Hello?” Tanner answered.
“Listen, I’ve made a huge mistake.”
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Tanner’s P.O.V.
“You did what!!??” I yelled.
“I’m sorry, I thought that he would take Jade away from James, but once she became pregnant, I locked him up and he just escaped.” Marie said, she seemed really sorry, but of course, she did it for her own personal reasons. Now the mother of my children is in danger.
“Fuck, Marie. Are you okay?”
“Yeah, I’m alright, but don’t worry about me, protect Jade and the babies. He’s going after them. He plans on taking them to his old home and planning on raising them as his own.” She said.
“I will, don’t worry.”
“Just protect her-,” Her side went silent.
“Marie!? IS everything okay?” I asked, I hope she was okay.
“Oh, don’t worry, she’ll be fine.” A male voice spoke.
“What did you do to her!?” I yelled.
“Nothing… Yet.” He  paused and just as I was about to speak, he spoke instead. “Listen and listen good, Tanner. In order for your sister to live, I want Jade. Otherwise, I’m going to kill her by 10 pm tonight.” I then heard Marie yell, ‘Don’t worry about me, save yourselves.’
“I know what you did, Lucas. You are never going to get Jade. Never. Let my sister go, now!” I said, I knew it was Lucas, I put it together.
“How about no. And besides, your sister is gonna die anyway because of your grandmother.”
“What are you talking about? Our grandmother passed away a long time ago.” I was so confused.
“Oh, she never told you? Well, since your grandmother did some magic on her, she has been cursed, until she has a child before this coming up full moon. So me killing her now, is doing her a favor. I’ll see you at 10.”

Next chapter will be out on Monday! It you are too impatient and really want to keep reading, Unclear is on Wattpad, just search my username katieasehl. You will also find my other works, as well. Unclear is going to be ending soon, so if you would like me to create a sequel for it, send me a message or comment down below!

Chapter 13: What’s Going On?
https://katiesblog96971617.com/2018/07/09/my-writing-unclear-whats-going-on-chapter-13/

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Mom Talk: Is It Possible To Work From Home As A Stay-At-Home Parent?

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Yes, I know it’s been a while since I have done a ‘Mom Talk’, but I wanted to go into detail to see if it is really possible to work from home as a stay-at-home parent. Whether you are trying to make extra cash for spending or looking to create a permit career.

Every since I had my kids, I’ve always wanted to be a stay-at-home mother and also have a career from home as well. There is a lot of scams, but their are a few that are very legit and could even give you benefits for you and your family.

I search everyday for a work at home career or even just a part-time job, but there is always an issue. Either I don’t have the experience, I don’t have a quiet place, or don’t have the sale mind to bug people to buy the products I’m pushing to sell.

So, I looked into doing survey’s for cash. However, there is always a catch. You either can’t cash out until you make, at least, $20-$30 bucks, which takes forever to do. Plus the survey’s were either the same thing, that I would spend 30 minutes to an hour to complete and only got less than .25 cents, or I wouldn’t qualify for most of the survey’s.

Let me tell you something, it IS possible to work from home. You just have to find it at the right opportunity.

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I’ve heard so many stories of people that are making enough money for even their spouses don’t have to work, plus still having enough money to buy their dream home, or have that car they always wanted, or even have a big family, like they have always dreamed of having.

I’ve always thought that if the time was right, the opportunity will come to me, I just can’t stop searching. Although, I’ve been trying to get back into the Customer Service pool, but the two things that stop me are: I have a loud, barking at whatever moves or makes a loud sound, dog and not feeling confident enough to do both working and taking care of my daughter.

That’s why I started this blog. I wanted to have a job where I could work whenever, but still have time for my kids. I still haven’t found a way to actually make money off of it, yet, but it’s possible. I just can’t give up.

Maybe one day, I’ll be able to look back on this all and enjoy my life as a stay-at-home mom and a working mom. Like I have always told myself, if it’s meant to be, then its meant to be. If it isn’t, just keep on swimming and don’t give up.

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WWE Raw Superstar Of The Week – Roman Reigns

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Ah, yes, let us talk about the Big Dog of the yard, Mr. Roman Reigns. Roman first appeared on the WWE roster when he made his debut with none other the Shield. After the Shield fell apart, WWE has been pushing Reigns for quite some time.

Although, not a lot of fans loved the push he was getting. I’m still not sure why, other than he is okay on the microphone. A lot of people say he’s trash and no good, but to me, I think he is a great wrestler. I loved him in the Shield.

He has had a few big matches with some very legendary Superstars, one of the big ones being the Undertaker. The world thought that the Big Dog had retired the Undertaker because the Undertaker took off his gear and left it in the middle of the ring. Anyway, that is a long story and for a different day.

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I would have to say that one of Reigns most popular achievements, would have to be in the Shield, but that’s just my opinion. Everyone LOVED the Shield because of the fact that they were kicking the Authority’s asses. As usually, WWE made Seth Rollins turn heel and well, the rest is history.

Reigns is currently trying to get another match with Brock Lenser, because if you saw the last match that they had together, Reigns feet hit the ground first, but Brock was still determined the winner due to a ‘bad judgement call’. He would have became the Universal Champion, but the WWE Universe would rather have a part-timer defend the title.

So, here’s some little fun facts about Reigns. He is married, I know, and he has 3 kids, 1 daughter and 2 twin boys. He is also related to the Rock(Dwayne Johnson) and the Usos. It didn’t take me long to figure out that they were all related some how.

As usual, here are the list of titles that Reigns has won being on the WWE Main Roster:

  • WWE Intercontinetal Championship – 1 time
  • WWE Tag Team Championship w/ Seth Rollins – 1 time
  • WWE United States Championship – 1 time
  • WWE World Heavyweight Championship – 3 times
  • Royal Rumble – 2015

Tune in next Tuesday for another Superstar of the Week from the Smackdown roster!