Sunday, June 29, 2014

I'm having one of those days . . .

Sigh. You know the kind of days where you run into and/or drop everything in sight? Today has just been really, awkward and I don't even know why. Sometimes life is just strange and bizarre and, weird.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Book Review! Shayla Witherwood- A Half Faerie Tale

Genre: Fantasy
Age: 12+
Content Rating: PG, for mild language
My Rating: ***

(summary from the back of the book)

Shayla Witherwood is not exactly normal. First, she's spent her entire life being home-schooled, traveling in an RV around the country with her grandparents. And second, there's the kind of inescapable fact that her mom was a genuine faerie.

But now that she's starting a real life in regular high school, Shayla desperately needs to stay out of trouble in both worlds, because even her faerie powers might not be enough to protect her from what's coming.

This book wasn't bad. It was a fun easy read even though it's not particularly life changing literature. I would reccommend it to anybody looking to read something that's not exactly mind boggling. Ever since I was little, I have really been into fantasy books like these. I probobly would have enjoyed this more if I was a little bit younger.

Hope that you found this helpful!!!!
<3/ Audrey

Monday, June 16, 2014

Dear Audrey #5

Hey Audrey,
So, you know how they always ask the question, "What would you do if you knew you couldn't fail?"  Well, I would try out for the sophomore basketball team.However, there are SO many problems with this.  One, I am not good at basketball.  I am certainly willing to work hard this summer, but I don't think it will be enough to make the team.  I was considering joining the freshman team, but how embarrassing would that be? 2, I don't know if I'll have time.  I'm taking 2 AP classes, and all honors. But, I really want to do this.  I just LOVE basketball so much. Another thing that's keeping me from doing it is the fact that everyone else has been doing this since they were 5, and I just barely discovered my passion for basketball 2 weeks ago. Any advice would be appreciated. 


When I got your message I literally let out a squeal of excitement because I know exactly how you feel! When I started playing tennis about two years ago, I knew I wanted to try out for the team in high school but I wasn't sure if I would make it because I had just started and everyone else had been playing for their entire life. I didn't let that stop me though and I worked the hardest that I had ever worked at anything in my life. When freshman year approached, I took a deep breath and tried out. When I got the results, I made bottom JV!! It wasn't much but it was a start. This upcoming year I am trying to make varsity. If you stay with it, even if you haven't been with it for a long time to begin with. If this is something that you are truly passionate about, I say go for it!! What do you have to lose? Worst case scenario: you don't make the team. You are only a sophomore once and I say take advantage of it. Hope that this helped! 

<3/ Audrey

Friday, June 13, 2014

15 Weird Questions TAG

#1. What's a nickname only your family calls you? Briez
#2. What's a weird habit of yours? I tap my fingers when I'm nervous, excited, anxious, etc.
#3. Do you have any weird phobias? I really don't like sheep (long story, +1 if you want to know)
#4. What's a song you secretly love to blast and belt out when you're alone? Seasons of Love 
RENT Soundtrack – Seasons Of Love
#5. What's one of your biggest pet peeves? When people chew with their mouths open
#6. What's one of your nervous habits? Over applying chap-stick :) am I alone?
#7. What side of the bed do you sleep on? The right side
#8. What was your first stuffed animal and it's name? I had a Webkinz named Nutmeg when I was like ten. Does anybody still have one of those?
#9. What's the drink you always order at Starbucks? I don't drink coffee and the nearest Starbucks like 20 minutes away from my house.
#10. What's a beauty rule you preach, but never actually practice? I don't really have one
#11. Which way do you face in the shower? Forward when I'm washing my body and backwards when I wash my hair
#12. Do you have any 'weird' body 'skills'? I have an abnormally long tongue.
#13. What's your favorite comfort food that's 'bad' but you love to eat it anyways? Potato Chips :)
#14. What's a phrase or exclamation you always say? Oh goodness!!!
#15. Time to sleep, what are you actually wearing? Leggings and an over-sized tee-shirt

Friday, June 6, 2014


Hi Guys!
I got back from girls camp today so that's why I've been gone for a while. I tried to pre-write and schedule some posts before I left but I was so busy!! I am officially on summer break as of Monday, June second, and I am soooo bored right now. I am starting a new thing on twitter. Whenever you do something noteworthy this summer, tweet me #summeradventures @audreyryanblog. I want to know what all yall are up to (and get ideas of what I can do this summer). Tell your friends, family, and lets see if we can get it trending!!!!! I am also going to be trying to post Monday, Wednesday, and Friday this summer starting next Monday so Subscribe ( if you want to be notified of new posts. Talk to you on Monday!!!

Monday, June 2, 2014

Get to Know Me Tag + 7k Page-views!!!!!!!!

Hey Guys!
I just hit 7000 page views so I thought that I would do a special post. Here is the "Get to Know Me" tag. I hope you enjoy and find out all you ever wanted or needed to know about mwah! (is that even a word?)

Vital Stats:
Name: Audrey Avery Ryan
Nicknames: Briez
Birthday: 15 April
Place of Birth: Ohio
Star Sign: Aries
Occupation: Writer/Blogger/Dreamer (starting an etsy shop soon!)

Hair color: Copper Bronde
Hair length: Long
Eye color: Greenish Bluish Grayish
Best feature: Eyes
Braces: Yup
Piercings: Yup (just one on my ears)
Tattoos: Nope
Righty of Lefty: Righty

Best friend: Bently (we met in preschool. I lost contact several years ago.)
Award: Dance National Competition (third grade, second place)
Sport: Tennis <3
Real Holiday: Memorial Day
Concert: I've never been to one (shocker!!!!)

Movie: Anything prior to the 1960's (especially Roman Holiday with Audrey Hepburn. No, it's not because we have the same name :)
TV Show: Once Upon a Time (I really wish that they'd put the third season on Netflix)
Color: Forest Green & Chocolate Brown
Song: Arms by Christina Perri
Restaurant: Tucanos (mmmmmm :)
Store: Barnes and Noble, or any thrift store. (I also quite enjoy Forever 21)
Book: Princess for Hire by Lindsey Leavitt
Magazine: Better Homes and Gardens
Shoes: Any type of flats

Feeling: Hapee (+1 if you know the reference :)

Single or Taken: Single
Eating: nope
Listening to: My grandpa talking to my brother
Thinking about: Summerrrr! (and girls camp because I leave on Monday!!!! :)
Watching: myself type
Wearing: soccer shorts and a tennis tee shirt

Want Children: Maybe
Want to be married: Maybe
Careers in mind: Graphic Artist, Web Designer, National Geographic Photographer
Where do you want to live: New York

Do you believe in:
God: Yes
Miracles: Yes
Love at first sight: No
Ghosts: No
Aliens: No
Soul Mates: No
Heaven: Yes
Hell: Yes
Kissing on the first date: No
Yourself: YES!!!

Hope you guys enjoyed this. I tag ALL of you so leave me a link down below if you do this tag. Thanks again for 7k page views!