100 Blog Followers, Blog Stats, and NEW Blog Logo! 🎉📈

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Hello, everyone! 🙂

Today’s post is a VERY exciting one to share! I fair bit has happened to this blog lately, and I wanted to update you on some exciting news and some new changes!

First…

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I can hardly believe this has finally happened! And that it happened SO quickly. All I know to say right now is THANK YOU SO MUCH!! I appreciate all of your support, likes, comments, and shares. This blog would not be continuing without you. I have enjoyed getting to know a lot of you, and look forward to getting to know even more of you in the near future! I know my posts lately have not been quite as often, but I promise you that in this new school year I will be able to get more posts up for you!

My schedule has been clearing up as I now have my Beginner’s Licence and hope to finish last year’s school TODAY, and begin this year’s school TOMORROW. 🙊

Thanks for sticking around when the posting wasn’t as often, I will never forget your support for this blog, and am SO excited to share better, more fun, and MORE exciting posts with Y’All! 😃

 

Second…

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Third…

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I am very excited to introduce the NEW ‘Total Bradness’ blog LOGO!! Here is the old logo as well as the new logo!

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NEW LOGO:                      bradness

 

Well, that about wraps things up. I was so excited to share with you these exciting updates and changes that have happened to ‘Total Bradness!’ Thanks so much for your continual support, likes, comments, and shares! I hope you enjoyed today’s post!

Thanks for reading, and feel free to leave a comment down below! I always love hearing from you! 🙂

 

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My Amazing Florida Vacation! Post #2 – My First Time Eating Chick-Fil-A!

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Hey, everyone!! 😃

I hope you’re having an awesome day! Thanks for stopping by for another post about my Amazing Florida Vacation! I’m super excited to share my first experience at the popular restaurant known as ‘Chick-Fil-A!’ I know a lot of you are big fans of the place, and I heard for a long time just how incredible it was, so I know I had to go.

This post is dedicated to my awesome Floridian cousin, Matt! Thanks for taking me out for my first Chick-Fil-A experience! The food was SO good, especially after travelling all day and hardly eating at all.

                                               

                        ⬇️⬇️ Chick-Fil-A! ⬇️⬇️

chick.pngThe outside of the restaurant! It was so good to see Palm Trees Again. 🙂 🌴

chick2.pngOh, the FROSTED LEMONADE!! 🍋 I wasn’t expecting anything special, but it was the best drink I have had in a LONG time! If you go to Chick-Fil-A, order one! 

chick3.pngSorry, it’s kinda blurry :/ The Deluxe Chicken Sandwich! SO GOOD!!!! 😋

chick4.pngYes, and you NEEEEED to try the Waffle Fries! Better than I could have imagined!

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             ⬇️⬇️ It was so tasty, I went to Chick-Fil-A the next day for lunch ⬇️⬇️

chick6.pngThe Spicy Deluxe Sandwich! It was very good! 😋

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NOW, EXCITING NEWS FOR ALL CANADIANS!!!!! 🇨🇦 CHICK-FIL-A IS COMING TO CANADA!!! 🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦 There are already 15 Restaurants planned for Toronto, ON! The first one opens in 2019!!

Chick-Fil-A was an incredible experience! The food was super tasty and the workers are really friendly. I’m so excited that they are coming to Canada!

One thing that surprised me was how much free food they give away! This may be more popular to do in the US than in Canada, or it may just be Chick-Fil-A. For instance, they have a day once a year where if you dress up as a cow and go to one of their restaurants, they will give you your meal for FREE!! That’s unheard of where I am. And, when I took my cousin out for Chick-Fil-A (the second time I went) my receipt said that if I complete a survey online, I would get a free Chicken Sandwich! Free food offers like that I never knew existed!

       Anyway, thanks so much for reading today’s post! 😃                                                                                                                                              I’d really love to hear from you! 💬

 

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My Amazing Florida Vacation! Post #1 – My Experience Flying!

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Hey, everyone!! 🙂

Now I know you have a lot of questions and are wondering, ‘Am I actually reading a new post on Total Bradness?’ Has his schedule cleared up? How could he afford to take a vacation to Florida?

Well, YES, this is actually a new post you are reading! I am really happy to be publishing a new post after SO long. My schedule is just as busy, but I can’t stop publishing posts for such a long time or not update you on some exciting new things happening in my life! I really couldn’t afford (timewise) the vacation I took to Florida, but my tickets were booked far in advance.

I had a lot of fun on the trip and accomplished a lot of things I wanted to do on it, so I have decided to make a couple different posts about my trip! My first one is going to be about my first experience… FLYING!! I have to say it was an AMAZING experience, and wanted to share with Y’All what it was like!

My first flight left from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The reason I didn’t fly out of Ontario was because it was far more expensive than flying out of the US.generateImage.jpg

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Here are some pictures from the plane. They aren’t the best, but I thought they were pretty cool. 🙂

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They also had complimentary snacks and drinks:                                                                          

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Flying is SO much fun! I did stress a bit before I left about whether the flight or not would hurt my ears, or whether it’s hard to breath when you fly, etc. The first flight my ears hurt a little bit, but it was fine. The other two didn’t bother me much. Just swallow when you take off the ground. It can be a little hard to a couple times, but that should keep your ears from hurting the whole time. It is so strange, though. Even yawning can change how your ears feel. Anyway, flying is a breeze!! 😉 😉 And SO much fun!

I really liked flying with Delta Airlines. They are very professional and their service is great. The food was good, and the seats were comfortable. Most planes now have entertainment screens with games, movies, a live map of the flight, etc. My first plane didn’t have one, but my second one after the stopover did! It helps kill time! I watched some of the Minions movie:

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JetBlue was also a great airline to fly on. Once again, they had complimentary food and drinks and the seats comfortable. The flight attendants were friendly, and the flight went well. They also had entertainment screens to enjoy!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               I love this picture from the plane!lo.png

 

I recommend both airlines if you are looking to fly anytime soon! 🙂

 

Well, that about wraps things up! It was so good to write another post up. I have really missed Y’All! I’m still really busy, so your prayers are appreciated! Thanks so much for taking the time to read, and sticking around during this busy time in my life. You mean so much to me!

 

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WARNING: Operation – Overload: An Update on Blogging, Life, and Work 🙈

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Hello, everyone!

Oh, my. Where to start…

First of all, I’m SO very sorry that I have not been posting as much lately. I should have informed Y’All about what is all going on in my life right now. Let’s just say, I am under ENORMOUS pressure.

#1 – I am trying to get my G1 License

#2 – I am working Monday through Friday from 7AM-5PM

#3 – I still have to finish Science, Geography, French, and Logic this year!!

AHHHHHH!!!!!!! I am going insane Right Now. Trying to do all these things at once is so hard, and fitting blogging into all of that is even harder. I still have loads of school, am working most of the week ALL DAY, and am studying for my license!

Now, I still hope to post here on ‘Total Bradness,’ but for a while not quite as often as I was. I really hope that Y’All can understand my extremely stressful time.

It would mean a lot if you still continued to support me and stick around even though my posts won’t be quite as frequent for a bit. You support means so much, and this blog and all you followers mean a lot to me.

Thanks for your kind understanding. Your prayers are appreciated. 😃🙏

 

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Fascinating Friday! – 12 Amazingly Fascinating Things You’ve Never Seen Before! 😮

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Hello, All! 😃

Thanks for joining me today for this week’s ‘Fascinating Friday!’ Today’s post is a really random post, but I think all of the things you are about to see are pretty fascinating! Hope you find this post exciting, let me know what you thought in the comments below! Sorry for this post being published so late, but I worked all day, so I didn’t get to finalizing it until tonight.

Ok, here are 12 Amazingly Fascinating Things You’ve Never Seen Before!

 

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#2 – Two trees that share a single branchj2.jpg

#3 – This amazing looking Path-Laying Machine. Yep, it’s a real thing!j3.jpg

#4 – The world’s deepest pool, which holds 600,000 gallons of water and is a mind blowing 113 ft deep.j4.png

#5 – These are horizontally stacked bricks. This is a building taken to another level.j5.jpg

#6 – Grass after it has been struck by lightning.j6.png

#7 – The chair that Abraham Lincoln was shot inj7.jpg

#8 – Velcro under a microscopej8.jpg

#9 – An entire amusement park crushed into a four-meter cubej9.jpg

#10 – World’s largest underground trampolinej10.jpg

#11 – Roots that have found a way to adaptj11.jpg

#12 – A two-headed milk snakej12.jpg

 

There are 12 Fascinating Things that I’m sure you’ve never seen before! I hope you found this post to be fun and entertaining! I had a ton of fun preparing it for you, and if you liked this post, let me know if you want another one like it! Thanks again for reading!! 🙂

If you have a minute, feel free to drop a comment below! I would love to hear from you! 💬😃

 

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Northern Ontario Cottage Tour! – Family Vacation in Fenelon Falls 🌲

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Hey, everyone! 😃

Thanks for joining me for a tour of the cottage I recently went to with my family! We went to a cottage in the little town of Fenelon Falls, ON! We made some great memories there and had an awesome time boating, fishing, swimming, and hot tubbing. I didn’t get a ton of photos from the trip, but I can’t wait to show you the ones I have!

First off, here is the town of Fenelon Falls!!pic1.png

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Cotton Candy and Mango! 😋cream1.png

The Watson Family – A super neat store downtown!bus1.png

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FENELON FALLS!! – This is how the town got its name!falls.png

Ok, time for the cottage tour!!cottage1.pngThe view of the cottage from the lake

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Well, there are a few pics of my vacation and of the cottage! I had a really fun time and hope that you enjoyed reading this post! Family vacations are always the highlight of my year, especially when I find and plan them! I am now preparing to fly to Florida in July!! I can’t wait to share with you that trip as well!

I’d love if you dropped a comment below if you have a minute! 💬😀

 

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Here Is Some Of My… Sunset Photography! 🌇

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Hello, there! 🙂

Thanks for joining me to view some of my sunset photography! Living in the Country comes with some epic benefits, and one of those is being able to take great open photos and view amazing sunsets! I am not a professional photographer, but am having so much fun taking pictures, and really hope you enjoy some of my favourites! ALL PHOTOS ARE ORIGINAL AND UNEDITED.

Here are 25 of my favourite sunset photos! ~

 

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There are 25 of my sunset photos! 🙂 I really hope that you enjoyed them and found this post to be interesting! Let me know what you think of these kinds of posts, and let me know what other kinds of posts you want to see here on ‘Total Bradness!’

If you want to view more of my photography, check out my ‘Flower and Plant Photography!’

 

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Fascinating Friday! – 15 Shocking Food Facts You Need To Know! 🍉🍞😱

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Hello, all! 😃

Thanks so much for joining me for this week’s issue of ‘Fascinating Friday!’ I am really excited about today’s post, and hope that you really enjoy these incredible food facts! I had a lot of fun creating Fascinating Facts about Mcdonald’s, and thought I would do another issue about food!

Well, I won’t keep you waiting…Let’s learn some new and awesome facts!! 🚀

 

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There you go! 15 amazing and shocking food facts! This is only my second post on facts, let me know what you thought and if you want to see more posts involving facts like these! I had a ton of fun making this post, and hope you enjoyed reading!

If you have the time, please drop a comment below, I would love to hear from you! 🙂 💬

 

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[The Versatile Blogger Award]

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Hello, everyone! 😃

I have been nominated by Gracie and Gaby for the Versatile Blogger Award! Thanks, both of you for the nomination! I have wanted to do this award for some time, and have finally gotten to doing it!

Please check out Gracie’s blog, “Through The Eyes of Gracie” and Gaby’s blog, “Quaint and Darling.” I think you will enjoy both of their awesome blogs! 🙂

 

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The Versatile Blogger Award was created to feature and recognize blogs that have unique content, high quality of writing, and fantastic photos. As the web-page about the Versatile Blogger Award says – “Honor those bloggers who bring something special to your life whether every day or only now and then.”

 

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  1. Thank the person who nominated you with a link to their blog.
  2. Include the banner in your post.
  3. Tag it under #versatilebloggeraward in the Reader.
  4. Tell 7 things about yourself. What are some fun facts about yourself?
  5. Keep up with the chain and nominate 10-15 bloggers for this award.

 

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#1 – I have a huge fascination with abandoned places

#2 – I am working at a greenhouse this Summer for my Uncle

#3 – I have been to 5 US States

#4 – I have been blogging for less than 4 months

#5 – I am torn between whether I want to live in Northern Ontario or South Florida

#6 – I will only use Gel ink pens for school, and I buy my own every year

#7 – I find all our family vacations, including booking our hotels and rentals.

 

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Hope your able to do this really fun award! 🙂 No pressure, though.

 

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Hiatus Over! – Overview and Update

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Hey, everyone! 😃

I had a fantastic vacation at a lakefront cottage in Northern Ontario! I enjoyed my first hiatus but am So happy to be back again! I have missed writing and publishing my posts for Y’All and am excited to share with you some new and exciting ones! Thanks for sticking around while I was gone.

You are going to get some posts that I think you will really enjoy!

  • We are going to get a tour of the cottage I went to!
  • We are going to get a tour of an incredible pioneer village!
  • We will tour the town of Fenelon Falls, ON!
  • You’ll receive travel and vacation tips!
  • And Much More!

Can’t wait to share with you these posts! FYI – The posts related to my recent trip may still be a bit before they are published as I want to gather the best photos and organize the posts as best I can!

See Y’All Monday!

 

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