7 January 2013

of returning, california, john and eggnog.


heelllloooo my lovelies!!
well, it's been a while. it's been ages. I mean, it's been, like, a whole month and two weeks since I've posted properly. which is practically a gazillion years. I've missed you all so much! not just sayin that either. truth.
but, I must say, that I loved every single one of those guest posts. they were pretty darn ah-mazing. so, all in all, I'm giving up blogging and they're gonna take over! see ya!

ha.
ha.
ha.

although they all do a much better job than me at posting, I'm going to stick it out. to the death and all that. so. I've done gone been to california. and I had the most lovely lovely time. thanksgiving and food and coffee and food and coffee and eggnog (a first for me!) and pumpkin pie (also a first) and more food and soft pretzels (....also a first) and coffee and beaches and apple cider (um...also a first!) and chillaxin. it was great. starbucks people really didn't get my accent when I said my name. I was jiss, janice, jesses, janes, jen and john. john? really people? JOHN?! walmart peeps told us to tell the queen to set up walmarts in england. but I thought, nah. I'd just tell kate middleton instead, seeing as we're best buds.

anyway. I had many fun experiences, some of which I've been sharing on twitter along the way and it's good good good to be back on my wee little blogging space. I'm in NZ at the mo, and I have lotsa pictures to share. also, tell me what you've been doing while I've not been posting! I really wanna know! coz I is nosey. also, I wub yous all.

also. see that picture up there of me and another beautiful, lovely young lady? yeah. she's awesome and minty biscuits and I love her and she's mah lil sheep.

love you all.
be good, tell all and hug a hobbit.

jess xoxoxo
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p.s. just to let you know, I was on the same plane/in the same airport as richard armitage, andy serkis, elijah wood, and martin freeman when we arrived in NZ. claim to fame. but I didn't even see them. I die.
p.p.s. photos in colour aren't edited. ain't got no editing software on mah mac. poop.

34 comments:

  1. You and Petie.. and your adorable family, and your perfect hair.. It's too much goodness!
    Let's embarrass ourselves over Skype again real soon??

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  2. WHAT YOU WERE ON THE SAME PLANE AS THEM WHAT DID YOU TALK TO THEM PLEASE SAY YOU DID OMG I HAVE FEELINGS LIKE LIKE LIKE

    also let's skype soon. i want to hear your lovely british/NZ accent and i want you to tour me around the island. yes? yes.

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  3. I'm SO HAPPY YOU'RE BACK! As much as I loved the guest posters, there's no one like you.
    As cheesy as it sounds, it's true. You're the only blogger I follow who isn't so serious in their posts, you have a great sense of humor, and I love you. (not in a weird way)

    Just saying, I'm super duper happy you're back, and am going to go be happy the rest of the day.

    Oh! And during your break, I watched the LOTR trilogy. And participated in much music stuff. Yeah, my lifeeeeee...

    xoxo,
    Rachel Nicole

    rachyracheshobbycorner.blogspot.com
    circlescarvesandredlipstick.blogspot.com

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  4. ARE YOU SERIOUS?! RICHARD ARMITAGE? Martin Freeman? Elijah Woods? Annd Andy Serkis? Wow. That's like a dream come true...except for the fact that you didn't see them. I feel your pain. But...I'm so glad you've had fun visiting everywhere. I love the picture of you and Petie, and I'm so glad you are back! Pictures are amazing!

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  5. You're back! Yay! *does happy dance*
    So I guess I should tell you is that I'm nearly finished writing my book and I got a new lens for my camera. Not that those are important things or anything. Oh no, just little everyday occurances. ;D

    hugs,
    ~bree

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  6. OH MY GOD were you really on the same plane?? I would have started hyperventilating and flailing my hands from excitement. :)

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    1. Hah. I would've promptly passed out. Example : "OH ELIJAH, ELIJAH, ELIJAH!! SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEE-FAINT."

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  7. girl, we missed you! glad you had fun here in the states. not offended at all that you didn't come and see me. (ok, maybe a littles bit.) i'm also kind of in shock that you had never tried eggnog or pumpkin pie before, but SO GLAD YOU'VE HAD THEM NOW. <3

    so, dude, when you're famous, you can hang with richard whenever, and he'll be all "remember that time we were in the same airport at the same time? good times."

    anyway, i been up to bunches. we should skype sometime soon. i'll have my people call your people, he he. xoxox

    ( the alcove )

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  8. You shoulda made a little detour and come up to Oregon and we could've met and hung out a little!! XD And awwwww Petie is so prettyyyy!! <3 Love that girl.

    And you are beautiful, hun. Your hair is gorgeous!

    Glad you had a good time on the American soil!

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  9. ohmigoodness. you were on the same plane as RICHARD ARMITAGE, ANDY SERKIS, ELIJAH WOOD, and
    MARTIN FREEMAN?!?! what! okay--too awesome. I think I would have been frantically trying to find them on that plane;)
    looks like NZ is ahh-mazing. I so wanna go there someday. looks gorgeous.
    love california, one of mah fave states. :D
    we missed you! glad your back to blogginggg! can't wait to hear more of your exciting adventures!

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  10. you went to California?? Oregon is so close... :)

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  11. My sister and I were in California shortly after you arrived. Too bad you weren't near Redding. I would have loved to meet you, and still would someday ;p That would be awesomeness! Thanks for sharing your last few months. I always like hearing what's up with you.

    Don'y worry about the peeps in Walmart, I personally, like the way you say Jess ;p Your accent is just perfect. I love you vlogs and could listen to them all day...... Ok, I'll quite with the flattery ;p

    Thanks for posting!

    Have a great, blessed day.

    Kaykay

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  12. Oh.my.word. That is amazing!!!! You were on the same plane as Richard Armitage???? Did you figure that out after you got off? How'd you figure it out?
    Haha now I'm day dreaming about being on the same plane as him :)
    -mal :)

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  13. all i can say is i've missed you and your posts, jess. although all those other guest posters were just plain amazing. and that last pic of your family? HA. literally laughed out loud. QUITE literally. you guys are so cute. okay. i reallyreallyreally want ya'll to come visit us. just sayin'. and awwww, thanks mah lil sheep. i love you too.

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  14. thanks for share.

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  15. I love your pictures!
    ohmyword, you were on the same plane as Richard Armitage??? ooooh. :)

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  16. This is awesome, John...eh, that is Jess. Ha! For the record it sounds nothing like John when you say Jess...judging by your vlogs anyway.

    Eggnog, apple cider, soft pretzels- don't know how you've made it this far in life without them...that's all I can say.

    -p.s. in the same airport as Martin Freeman? I would have died.

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  17. I stopped by your blog after seeing mentions of you all over the blogosphere...and can I please just say, you're absolutely completely adorable.
    kthanksbye.

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  18. You'd never had pumpkin pie, egg nog, apple cider or soft pretzels until your visit here?! :O
    Ah, California; I wonder if that's the main place Europeans want to go to when they come to the US for a trip...I had another friend (from Germany) who visited California not too long ago - but I haven't been to my birth state in years and I didn't get to meet her either. :(
    I haven't talked to any girls (or guys) with British or Kiwi accents recently...I want to visit Europe and Kiwiland! I do love lots of European accents. :)
    You should come visit Pensacola, Florida in a few months (where I'll be going to a school for the Navy for some time) so I can meet you in person; I'm sure I'll be able to understand your accent well and I won't call you Jen or John. ;)
    That reminds me; once I ordered something to eat at Arby's (a fast-food restaurant serving mainly roast beef sandwiches) and my receipt had my name as "MACKS." XD
    I imagine you like Doctor Who? I want to watch it soon - probably starting with the Tenth/David Tennant Doctor (I liked him in The Weeping Angels). Ok, I'll shut up now. Well, nearly.
    - Your distant American cousin (my great-grandmother's last name was Linlithgow - like the city in Scotland, so perhaps I have some distant relatives in the UK - perhaps you might be one! :) Ok, now I'll really shut up.

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  20. And I thought I couldn't become more envious of your trip if I tried and now I find out you were in the same plane/airport as RICHARD ARMITAGE!?!?!?!?! I just can't... that is amazing. Can't wait to see more pictures, because I've been wanting to visit New Zealand for years and at least I can sort of live it through your blog. :)

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  21. dear john,
    how you so precious. how.
    maybe I don't even need your brother, if you're john now, I'll just marry you.
    I love the bird picture :o
    and your whole family is so darn... weird. (psh don't lie you have such a big head you thought I was going to say cute didn't you.)
    ALSO WE'RE SKYPING TONIGHT YESSS?!?!?! :D

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  22. OH MY GOSH THAT IS SO UNREAL. THE SAME PLANE AS THOSE AMAZING PEOPLE?! SOOOOOO JEALOUS!!! EVEN IF YOU DIDN'T GET TO SEE THEM. XD AHHH!

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  23. this is so cute!!! i <3 cali {except like right now when it's 52 hundred degrees below zero}, that's probably why I liver here. you are adorable {but I'm sure you already know that ;)}. love your blog, and have become a new follower.

    postscript :: your about me makes me laugh every time I read it. ;) xx's

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  24. Hey Goober. Nice fish face! You haven't posted in ages...Tsk tsk. Isn't it a rule that you're supposed to post every week at minimum, or something?

    So, you have no idea how sorely tempted I am to put up that picture of your manly smoulder.

    It was great talking to you just before, and watching Les Mis with you, and pulling silly faces for you and seeing your big-real-life-un-photoshopped nose ;-) Looking forward to some epicness on Saturday...

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    1. ehee, you weirdo. and it's not a MANLY smoulder. it's a FLYNN RYDER smoulder. geez, get it right. also, the saturday plan is a-formin....mwuahahahahaha.

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    2. Are you saying Flynn Ryder isn't manly????

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    3. I'm saying that flynn ryder is FLYNN RYDER. it's a WHOLE different thing. goshness. p.s. why is he smiling at me??

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  25. Well, I guess that's true. Oooh part of our epicness should be going out to buy frying pans!

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  26. Also, that portrait summarises your family extraordinarily well.

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  27. That dove shot.. is really cool. Skype me really soon miss!

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  28. These pictures are absolutely stunning!
    xo TJ

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