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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

I’ve had a great year of blogging and I can’t wait to continue into the new year. You are all so amazing. I thought since this is my last post in 2015 that I’d show you some cool stats from my blog and also some flash backs. Enjoy!

January 2015

I start the premiere of my first ever series! Worst Enemy, Best Friend.

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February 2015

I was nominated for a bunch of awards including The New Blogger Award.

March 2015

I took a very pretty photo shoot called Frozen Heart.

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April 2015

In April I took my first ever photo story that wasn’t a series called, Failed Photo Shoot and Manicures.

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May 2015

My second series, Camp Summer premieres.

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June 2015

I had my first  blogiversary and went to the AG store New York.

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July 2015

I answered the Beautiful People questionnaire.

August 2015

Two of my dolls almost drown while taking pictures for Episode 5 of Camp Summer.

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September 2015

The girls make brownies!

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October 2015

I finally write about Nikki being back from the doll hospital and share some writing prompts.

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November 2015

I get my newest doll, Brooklyn!

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December 2015

I have C2C2015 and you learn more about me, the blogger, in the 12 Days Of Christmas Challenge.

A Christmas Challenge

And also this is my 101 post! I can’t wait for more to come. Now onto a few fun stats about 2015.

Crunchy numbers

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,000 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people.

There were 965 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 3 GB. That’s about 3 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was November 23rd with 88 views. The most popular post that day was New series Ideas! Winter 2015-2016.

In 2015, there were 70 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 101 posts.

15 countries in all! Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Your most commented on post in 2015 was Writing Prompts!

Now last but not least, the top commenters!

In first with 70 comments is…….

Megan! (Congrats you get a lot of brownie points:)

Second & third with 34 and 27 comments…

Hayley (she used both her blogs to comment)

And 4th and 5th tied with 27 comments…

Sunny and Clara! (Brownie points for you two as well)

Thank you so much for all your sweet comments!

Also, thank you happyhouseofag and clarascraftcorner for being the top referrers!!

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I hope you had an amazing 2015 and hope you will have an awesome 2016! I am very proud of myself for blogging so much this month (if I do say so myself 🙂 One of my many New Year’s resolutions is to blog more, but you’ll hear a little bit about that tomorrow. Anyway, have a great rest of winter break! Talk to you soon.

Merry Christmas, From Americangirlguide

Bye 2015! Bye Count down to Christmas! *sobs*

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NEW SERIES! Forever Family

I came up with a new series. It’s called Forever family. Don’t worry Worst Enemy, Best Friend fans! I will be finish that and then start Forever Family. I came up with a summary and some posters for the series. Here they are.

Summary for Forever Family

Emily’s parents just died. She’s sent to live in a group foster home with two other girls. What she doesn’t know is that the strict caretaker, Ms. Johnston, gives the girl tons of chores and never enough time for homework and fun.  The girls devise a plan to escape and Emily finds what true friendship and family is all about.

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Jessica- Emily
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Bethany- Natalie

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Nikki- Cailin

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Bailey- Ms. Johnston

Bye!!!!

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p.s. Only two episodes left of Worst Enemy, Best Friend.

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Worst Enemy, Best Friend PART 4

I hope you like part four! Thanks to everyone who had suggestions for ways to improve the series! For this part it will mostly be in Jasmines POV. Unless otherwise noted. Also, some of these pictures I took at night to make to look more night like. So some may be darker or with the flash. Keep checking back!

                     Dakota’s House

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“Bye Girls! We’ll be back by 9:00!”, John announced.

“I’m going to the bathroom.”

“Ok”, Dakota said reluctantly.

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I couldn’t believe mom was making me stay home alone!

She knows how much I hate it.

I mounted the steps my mission find Dakota’s room

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She must have something embarrassing!

I entered her room.

AHA! A diary.

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I grabbed it and ran out. I went to descend the steps when my phone beeped. Sophie.

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 Sophie: Hey! I’m having an epic party. Come over now.

Jasmine: KK. One sec.

                      Sophie’s house 

Music blared. People danced. Glasses clinked.

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“Sophie, great party!” I announced.

“It so awesome, right?” she called over the loud music.

“Yes! I just have to be home by 8:40”, I told her sadly.

                       Italia’s restaurant 

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“it’s so nice of you bring me here”, Amber said,”Where we had our first date!”

John cleared his throat, “There’s something I’ve been meaning to ask you……”

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“Will you marry me?”

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I love cliffhangers:) I’m not sure how long until this series is over but it will only have one season. Bye!!!!

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OOTD: Cute Coconut Outfit or Comfy & Casual

I have wanted to do an outfit of the day post for a while but I just got around to it 🙂 Comment telling me what outfit you like better and next week I’ll have a photo shoot with that doll in the outfit. Let’s begin.

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~Cute Coconut Outfit~

For this outfit Jessica is wearing the coconut fun top a pair of AG retired skinny jeans and sparkly converse from Sophia’s and in her hair is in pigtails.

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~Comfy and Cute Outfit~

Nikki is modeling the old JLY top, grey leggings and pink headband from the Coconut fun outfit and pink moccasins from Sophia’s. Her hair is in half fishtail pigtails.

Vote for either here!!!!

QUICK NOTE: Thank you to everyone who is reading Worst Enemy, Best Friend. I was given some suggestions and will be adding them. Thanks to those who gave their suggestions.

Bye!!

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Worst Enemy, Best friend Part 3

Part three is here! I have been spending all my time with my blog on this series. But I am working on something other than a part in the series;p

I also made a poster finally!!!

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YAY! Thanks DOLLDIYs for the help with the posters. Enjoy 🙂

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“Bailey it’s time to leave.”

“I’m not going Mom, you can’t force me.”

” Bye!”

” Wait! You know I can’t stand being home alone.”

” Well, I guess you’ll have to come.”

(Sighs) ” Fine! Let me get changed. ”

                    At Dakota’s house

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“Hi Daddy! Who is coming over?”, I asked excitedly.

“Well I’ve been doing online dating and we moved here to be closer to Amber, my girlfriend.”

” Oh, so she’s coming over?” I said disappointed.

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“That would be them.”

“I’ll be right back. I need to get something from my room.”

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“Hi Mr…..”, I stuttered.

“Call me John. You must be Jasmine. Your mother has told me so much about you “, he babbled.

“Oh, that’s nice “, I nodded. Looking for an escape I casually asked, ” Where’s the bathroom? ”

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I walked down the steps and stepped to the dinning room.

“Hi, I’m Dakota. It’s nice to meet you Ms. Amber “, I commented.

“You can call me just Amber “, she replied warmly.

Suddenly the door creaked open.

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I gasped.

” Hi Dakota!”, Jasmine exclaimed.

I could tell she was faking. “Oh, Hi Jasmine!”, I responded playing along.

“Why don’t you two catch up while John and I talk “, Amber suggested. obviously oblivious to our silence.

I took a deep breath and counted to ten. This would be a long night.

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Dear Diary, It was horrible! Jasmine was giving me dirty look the whole time. If I tell dad though his hopes will be crushed. He loves Amber.  

Love Frustrated,

Dakota

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(Sighs) “What will I do?”

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Thanks for reading! Sorry the last picture is randomly edited:)

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Worst Enemy, Best Friend Part 2

Read part one here. That’s all I have to say:) Also if you have any suggestions on how I can improve my series or post request comment telling me!

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My alarm went off at 5:45 AM like always. Groaning I stumbled out of bed to get ready.

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I dressed quickly. Then, I headed downstairs.

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” Morning Mom. Did you just wake up?”

“Something like that”, she replied, “Have good day at school.”

I grabbed my lunch box and headed to school.

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I sighed thinking about my C- chemistry homework. I reached Albany Middle school.

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There was miss perfect new girl. Getting her books and A+ homework. Her life seemed perfect. She had it all together. I was so envious.

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I found Sophie and we went to say ‘hi’ to Dakota.

“Hey!”

Startling her she dropped a few books.

“Your such a clutz always falling and dropping things”, I remarked.

I left her and headed with Sophie to class.

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On the way home my guilt caught up with me. Why was I so mean? When did I change? I entered our house.

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I dashed up to my room. In the haul, I collided with my mom. She was dressed in a mini skirt and had on make-up.

“Where are we going?”, I questioned.

” Don’t you remember were going to my boyfriend’s house? He just moved here with his daughter from Tallahassee. She goes to your school.”

“DAKOTA?!”, panic rose up inside of me.

” I think that’s her name”, my mom replied calmly.
“Your boyfriend is Dakota’s father?! Are you kidding me?!!!!!!”

In a mad rush I stormed into my room.

Meanwhile……..

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Hmm. What is 4 squared? 16. More gummy bears!!! Dakota sat at her desk finishing homework when her phone beeped. She had a text.

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Dad: hi Dakota:? Dad: we r having company tonight Dakota: KK Dad:  Please change into something nice. Also can u clean up a little Dakota: Okay

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Well, I guess this homework will have to wait.

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That’s all folks! 🙂

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P.s. Here is a new poll.

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Worst Enemy, Best Friend Premeire

So here it is my first ever series. 🙂 So when this posts it will be 12:00am on January 1, 2015. Happy New Year!!!!! Before we get into part one I want to let you know I will be unable to post Thursday and Friday. Then I will go back to school soon after that. So I might not be able to post for a bit.

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“Bye Dad!”, I called as I looked over my shoulder. Then I entered Albany’s Middle School for girls. I walked to find my locker in daze. It was gigantic compared to my small school in Tallahassee.

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I kept walking, glancing every which way. The next thing I knew I was lying on the floor. I heard laughing.

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The contents of my bag was everywhere. As I scrambled to pick it up I heard a girl say sweetly, “Oh, I’m sorry.”

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I looked up and that was when I first laid eyes on Jasmine. “Sorry!”, she said with a sweet smile. Her and her clone laughed and waltzed away. Embarrassed, I picked myself up and headed to class. I was determined to forget this  run in.

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Later at lunch, I picked a table as far away as I could from Jasmine. She still pranced over, with her clones, to taunt me. “Hey, This is MY table, we don’t want YOU here”, she announced loud enough that every kid heard.

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For the rest of the day no one would look at me. I walked home eyes stinging. I was determined not to cry. Our new apartment was a wreck. Boxes and papers strewn everywhere.

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I glanced at the desk and found a note. Dakota- Went to the store. Back soon. love, Dad.

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I went to do homework but couldn’t focus. It’s not everyday you meet your worst enemy. I let the tears fall.

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I began a letter to my Mom. Dear mom, I miss you.

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That’s the end of part one. Hope you enjoyed!

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