This week’s post is a different one. I saw Stacey do this on her blog and I just thought this was such a unique idea. While I have used some of her questions in this article, I have crafted some questions of my own as well. Be sure to check out her post to see her answers, and give her a follow! Also leave a comment below to let me know what your answers would be. Subscribe to my blog as well to receive email notifications on future posts.
1. FAVORITE AUTHOR?
My favorite author is hands down Cassandra Clare! I will always claim the Shadowhunter series as my favorite book series. These books are the reason I began reading in the first place.
2. FAVORITE BOOK?
This question is a little harder to answer. I could easier list my top three as City of Bones by Cassandra Clare, A Touch of Darkness by Scarlett St. Clair, and Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins.
3. FAVORITE MOVIE?
My favorite movie is easily The Perks of Being A Wallflower. I just want to be a part of this friend group so bad!
4. FAVORITE TV SHOW?
This one has a tie between Teen Wolf and The Bold Type. The characters are just so good and the storylines are so inspirational! I sobbed like I had lost a limb during the series finale of both shows.
5. GO-TO STARBUCKS ORDER?
- If I am wanting a hot coffee, I always get a cappuccino.
- If I want a hot non-coffee drink, I get english breakfast tea.
- If I want cold coffee, I get a Butterbeer Frappuccino off their secret menu.
- fIf I want a refreshing drink, I get a iced passion tango tea, sweetened, and with lemonade.
6. WHAT DOES YOUR WORK STATION LOOK LIKE RIGHT NOW?
My desk has my bullet journal and GYST journal laid out with some pens and highlighters. I also have my journal laid out that is filled with writing notes. My workspace stays pretty organized because ai can’t stand it to not be.
7. GUILTY PLEASURE?
Any kind of ice cream. I can even eat it in the winter. I am also a sucker for Keeping Up with the Kardashians. ALL THE DRAMA!!!
8. BEST ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?
Unleash holy hell on anyone who tries to hold you back. – The Bold Type
9. WHAT PROJECT ARE YOU CURRENTLY WORKING ON?
I just recently started writing as a staff editorialist with MuggleNet. I am also tackling something else that is a bit of a secret at the moment. Any guesses????
10. FAVORITE COLOR?
YELLOW! Most of my closet is yellow now, and sunflowers are my favorite flowers, so it all comes full circle.
11. DREAM JOB?
I would love to have a job where I can write and travel. A perk would be a job where I get paid to read books and write, such as YouTube.
12. WHERE DID YOU GO TO COLLEGE? MAJOR?
I graduated in 2020 with my Bachelor’s Degree at Tennessee Wesleyan University with a degree in Accounting. I also minored in entrepreneurship.
13. FAVORITE SPORT? FAVORITE TEAM?
Soccer all the way; I literally watch no other sports. I specifically watch the United States Women’s National Tea and my favorite player is #8, Julie Ertz. So ready for the next World Cup. Ready to be back to back to back champs!!!!!
14. FAVORITE BLOG POST TO WRITE?
Anything about books. I may be a lifestyle blog, but books are a huge part of my persona, so I love writing about them.
15. FAVORITE BLOGGER?
I always love reading Stacey’s posts as well as anything on MuggleNet and BookRiot.
16. FAVORITE YOUTUBER?
If I am watching fashion, then I always love Best Dressed. If I am watching Lifestyle, then I watch Angie Bellemare. If it’s makeup, Jamie Genevieve is an easy choice! The Potter Collector is great for all Harry Potter fans.
17. DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN THREE WORDS
Loyal. Creative. Dedicated.
18. WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO COLLECT?
Books is probably the easiest choice since I own over 250 books. I also love finding cool bookish things, specifically Harry Potter.
19. HOGWARTS HOUSE?
Hufflepuff is the clear answer here just based on my favorite color and three traits alone.
20. WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY MOST GRATEFUL FOR?
My friends and family as well as my MuggleNet community. They are all very supportive and always helping me become the best version of myself.
21. WHAT ARE YOUR THREE BIGGEST GOALS FOR THIS YEAR?
First on the list is finishing my reading goal of 40 books. Considering it’s July and I am on book #34, I think I will make it. Second, is hitting my 100th post on my blog. My third and final goal for this year is to save $10,000 towards moving out.
22. FAVORITE HOLIDAY?
Halloween all the way!!! They are my favorite movies and I love the weather. Plus, I love getting to dress up and be my favorite fictional character for the night. Halloweentown is the aesthetic I live by.
23. WHICH FICTIONAL CHARACTER DO YOU RELATE TO THE MOST?
Jane Sloan from The Bold Type is my absolute spirit animal. I have discussed the importance of this show and how much this character has inspired me in a previous post. Her striving of her goals is a huge motivation.
24. FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST?
Single artist is definitely Halsey; I am so ready for her movie! Duo is The Driver Era because they are such a vibe! Group/band is obviously Jonas Brothers, no competition!!!
25. FAVORITE DESSERT?
Anything red velvet. I love red velvet cookies the most, but I will eat red velvet anything!
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26. FAVORITE ANIMATED DISNEY FILM?
Either Lilo and Stitch or Anastasia and Treasure Planet.
27. DISNEY+ OR NETFLIX?
Netflix purely because of Stranger Things, Shadow and Bone, and Outer Banks. I am loving the Marvel tv shows, but I am just so obsessed with these Netflix shows.
27. FAVORITE LIVE ACTION DISNEY FILM?
The Sandlot and Christopher Robin are so good and always put me in tears.
28. FAVORITE PAGE TO SCREEN ADAPTATION?
The Hunger Games was such a good adaptation and Francis Lawrence adapted the perfectly.
29. SOMETHING YOU’RE EXCITED FOR?
I can’t wait to go to Universal Studios with my parents and my cousin in December, and I also can’t wait to go to Disney two weeks after that with my aunt, uncle, and my two cousins.
30. FAVORITE SUPERHERO?
Spider-Man all the way! I could do without Toby McGuire, but I enjoyed the movies none the less. I have also enjoyed all of the adaptations since. I can’t wait for the new movie this December!
31. DISNEY WORLD OR UNIVERSAL STUDIOS?
My family might disown me, but being a Potterhead, I definitely have to say Universal Studios. I love Disney too, but nothing beats the immersive experience of Hogwarts and Diagon Alley.
32. FAVORITE ACTRESS?
Jennifer Lawrence is phenomenal in everything, and I will watch anything she is in.
33. FAVORITE ACTOR?
This one is hard, but I love Tom Hiddlestone and John Krasinski!
34. FAVORITE TALK SHOW HOST?
Graham Norton is always hilarious to watch, and they are always the funniest interviews I see. Plus, I love that he gets several different actors and actresses all on at once.
35. THREE THINGS ALWAYS IN YOUR PURSE?
A book is always with me, just in case. My wallet is always in there obviously, and I also usually have my iPad with me for work days.
36. IF YOU COULD HAVE A DINNER PARTY WITH ANY THREE WELL-KNOWN PEOPLE, ALIVE OR DEAD, WHO WOULD YOU INVITE?
Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots is someone I would love to meet. I would also love to pick the brain of JK Rowling and just look into the eyes of Daniel Sharman.
37. FAVORITE MAKEUP BRAND?
Vieve is beautifully made and I always love a good Morphe pallet.
38. FAVORITE DISNEY CHARACTER?
Princess wise, that’s Rapunzel. Sidekick character would be Hei Hei because I relate spiritually, and non-princess would be Stitch.
39. MOVIE THAT ALWAYS MAKES YOU CRY?
If I Stay and Mighty Joe Young get me every time!
40. WHAT PLACE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO VISIT?
I have always wanted to see Greece and Bora Bora, and I want to go back to London so badly!
41. IF YOU COULD TRAVEL TO ANY FICTIONAL UNIVERSE, WHERE WOULD YOU GO?
Hogwarts and Narnia would be magical. Hogwarts kind of seems like my worst nightmare with all of the danger to children, but I would love to live in that world with the magical creatures and spells.
42. WHERE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO LIVE?
If I had the money, I would live in London, England so fast. I have alway wanted to move to London and live my best life.
43. FAVORITE RELAXATION ACTIVITY?
Reading is obviously a go-to and I also love to journal and meditate to relax.
44. BEST BOOK YOU READ THIS YEAR?
A Touch of Darkness by Scarlett St. Clair, The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes, and Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover have been QUICK reads this year and I need the sequels now!
45. WORST BOOK YOU READ THIS YEAR?
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by VE Schwann was overhyped and a major let down.
46. FAVORITE PLACE TO SHOP IN PERSON?
Altar’d State is one of my favorite stores and I want them to come decorate my house. It is always so dang aesthetically pleasing. H&M is always a good place too. It has the vibe I wish I was putting off to the world.
47. FAVORITE PLACE TO SHOP ONLINE?
I always love to buy from The Bookish Box as well as Fabletics. The Bookish Box has great graphic book tees and Fabletics has some of the best quality workout gear I own!
48. ALBUS DUMBLEDORE?
Nope. Don’t trust him.
49. HOW DO YOU BRAINSTORM BLOG POSTS?
Whenever I hit inspiration, I add it to the note in my phone with all of my ideas listed. I like to get inspiration from TikTok and podcasts.
50. FAVORITE ACTIVITY?
I obviously love to write and I like to sit and doodle and plan as well.
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51. FAVORITE PODCAST?
The MuggleNet podcasts are always a good listen for Harry Potter fans, and I also love to listen to Snacks, which is a soccer podcast lead by two member of the women’s national team. The new Drama Queens podcast has been fun to listen to Haley, Peyton, and Brooke discuss One Tree Hill.
52. FAVORITE INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT?
I love seeing Jamie Genevieve’s makeup look posts as well as Angie Bellemare and Lacey McIntyre for my daily dose of funny.
53. HOW MANY SIBLINGS DO YOU HAVE?
Two older brothers. One is Navy and the other is National Guard, and no I am not joining the military. Too much effort. Unofficial sibling include my two cousins, Karli and Hallie who I see almost every day. We do practically everything together. I also have a cousin in the army, Chase, that I grew up with and is like a brother to me.
54. IF YOU WON A MILLION DOLLARS, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Travel for sure! I would have that place in London and I would hit all of my bucket list places to visit.
55. WHAT DOES A TYPICAL DAY IN YOUR LIFE LOOK LIKE?
Getting up at 6:00 AM and work 8:00 – 5:00. When I get home from work, I will workout and catch up on anything needing done. I usually hit the bed by 9:30 and actually go to sleep around 10:00.
56. ANY PETS?
A Yorkshire Terrier, Sammie who is such a house dog! I also have two outside cats, Copper and Bear (I named them when I was like ten). Sammie is my buddy, even when he is getting on my nerves.
57. WHAT IS THE BEST CONCERT YOU HAVE BEEN TO?
The Jonas Brothers was a whole experience. Especially since I had floor seats and grazed Joe Jonas’ shoulder as they walked down the runway. I also had awkward eye contact with Kevin Jonas as the only thing I could think to do was yell “YEAH” and do this: 🤟🏼
58. FAVORITE 90S SITCOM?
I have seen Boy Meets World a million times and I quote the lines daily!
59. FAVORITE 90S SITCOM CHARACTER?
Going off of the previous character, I would either say Cory or Eric Matthews.
60. FAVORITE HARRY POTTER CHARACTER?
Adult wise: Minerva McGonagall is a queen and I appreciate her sass. Student wise: the Weasley twins are so splendidly wicked.
61. WRITE OR TYPE?
Write. I love writing in a journal. I also got this Hufflepuff 52 week guided journal which I love!
62. VIRTUAL OR PHYSICAL BULLET JOURNAL?
Physical, I love using my pens and markers to create new designs and aesthetically organize and plan.
63. FAVORITE BOOK GENRE?
Young Adult in general is what I always buy from. More specifically, I always love a good fantasy YA.
64. FAVORITE VILLAIN?
Loki is always a solid choice, but I think my favorite villain has just been claimed by Ben Barnes as The Darkling.
65. WORK WITH MUSIC OR WITHOUT?
I like to work with music. I have a playlist that is all Lofi music and provides a quality work flow.
66. FAVORITE RESTAURANT?
Easy. Olive Garden. Salad, breadsticks, and some fettuccini and I’m all set.
67. FAVORITE SEASON?
I love everything about fall. The colors, the weather, the aesthetic, and the Halloween holiday season is also nice.
68. IF YOU WERE A TEACHER, WHAT WOULD YOU TEACH?
I would either be the librarian or teach algebra. I have always loved algebra, so I think I would enjoy teaching it.
69. HEELS OR FLATS?
Depends on the outfit. One thing I was quote is a line from Monte Carlo with Selena Gomez where she says “If they ain’t hurtin, they ain’t helpin.” So, if the outfit calls for it, heels are the direction I take.
70. JEANS OR LEGGINGS?
I actually prefer jeans. If I am lounging around the house, then it’s leggings, but if I am anywhere else, it’s jeans. Jeans just make me feel more productive.
71. FAVORITE DECADE?
While Stranger Things has certainly given a strong appeal to the 80s, I love love love the 90s with a passion! The mom jeans and the baggy teas with the scrunchies is where it’s at.
72. WHERE DO YOU BUY YOUR BULLET JOURNAL SUPPLIES?
Mostly Amazon and Hobby Lobby. I love the Micron pens and the Tombow dual brush pens for bullet journaling! I get my journal itself from Archer and Olive and I get my washi tape from Amazon.
73. WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE SOMEONE WANTING TO START A BLOG?
Just go for it! Don’t let anyone tell you it’s weird or no sensible. If it is something you enjoy then do it for you and no one else!
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