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hello. welcome to my blog. im new to this so bare with me. i am 16 years old and live in good ole orem, utah. i have this crazy mindset that i am going to change the world and so im going to do my best to achieve just that. life is too short to live with regrets so give it all you've got and take chances and don't you ever look back.

Sunday, June 30, 2013

{ June 17-23 }

this week was filled with lots of working and a lot of laid back hanging out with my partner in crime :) 

me and Mel went to my grandpas singles ward's family home evening which was a BBQ and swimming party which was a lot of fun and silly! 

super laid back day we went to lunch with my friend Bridger who we used to be really good friends with but have just drifted apart from so it was fun to catch up with him :) 

I ended up working all day and surprisingly by night fall I just wasn't tired therefore I called up my main girl an we went on a sketchy late night run.

this little girl is my absolute favorite EVER! I taught soph in swim lessons at riverside and she never failed to keep madi and I laughing! Words can't express how much I love little miss Sophie :) 

rodeo time! with nothing to do on a Friday night why not head to the strawberry days rodeo an enjoy some delicious strawberries and cream! love me some cowboys! ;) 

when all else fails just have a laid back movie night with your best friend and go get a shaved ice because that's what I did! 

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

{ summerfest lovin }

what a fun week I had :) I'm loving summer and loving working and riverside as a lifeguard. 

on our breaks madi, micah and I went swimming :) I love riverside and love working with these two beauties.

laid back day hanging out with my baby brother.

when your friends are being mean I'm so glad I have brothers to cheer me up :) especially jax. tonight we went to get snow cones and he told me all about his girls ;)

went shopping and scored a darling swimsuit from lime ricki then went hot tubbing with my two most favorite people in the world.

got off work late then headed to summerfest to check things out... lots of sketchy people but it was fun! 

went to the parade then watched fireworks and went to the carnival. Boston and Braxton are honestly the cutest little boys and have me wrapped around their fingers.. :) 

Father's Day. My dad is really the best and ill forever be a daddy's girl :) we went to see superman because that's just what he wanted to do. Love him❤ 

loves to you all 


hailey mckell 

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

{ first week of summer }

 This week definitley had its ups and downs believe me...  I want to remember this summer and so I decided to do a picture a day and blog them once a week! 

Here's my week in pictures:

I was having a rough night and so Mel treated me to dinner then we picked up kait and headed to an outdoor movie party. Fun night :) 

Isn't he the cutest thing you've ever seen?! On Sunday I worked all day and then came home to a family Blittle cousins always make my day a billion times better... 

went to squaw peak for the first time and it was beautiful!! 

such a fun night! I got to play with sarah, oli, and Melissa. We roasted marshmallows and had a blast! 

went hiking to bridal veil falls with my favorite big sis! 

Late night scooter rides with Mel always are a good time :)

the worst night ever. I said goodbye to my baby in hopes that someday soon I will get something else. tons of tears. 

today was danny balsers mission farewell. he's headed to Mexico City to serve The Lord. he's going to be the greatest missionary ever! he's the best example and I'm going to miss him so much! love you elder! see you in two! 


hailey mckell

Friday, June 7, 2013

{ the best bestfriends }

“Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” 
-Albert Camus

there have been so many people who have impacted my life throughout the years and i really have no idea where i would be without them. i will share a few of my favorite people in the whole entire world with you. brace yourselves for some lovey dovey heartfelt messages to these special people. 

miss melissa sue simpson

this girl is seriously my idol. i hope that when i grow up i turn out to be half the person that she is. i grew up with this lady in the grovecreek 5th ward. at first we were enemies and slowly but surely we became the best of friends. lissa was always there for me and always will be. she holds a special place in my heart and forever will. we have had so many good times together i don't even know where to start. from staying up all night, middle of the night grocery shopping, sleepovers, baby dolls, tyson chicken patties, and eating an entire tostitos pizza each we always seem to have the best of times. melissa is one of the most out going and friendly person who always has a way of making you feel better. needless to say i have no clue who i would be if it wasn't for this girls special role in my life.

tara lynn stubbs

she's a beauty isn't she? i met t in 7th grade at pleasant grove jr. high. we had pe together. at first we didn't really talk to much but by the end of the school year she was my other half and still is. she knows me so well and always says the right things. i tell her everything and can confide in her with all my secrets and she has never once told a soul. most trustworthy girl award goes to her without a shadow of a doubt. tara and i both have been through hell and back together and i feel like we are literally twins. gosh its a good thing we aren't sisters because our parents wouldn't be able to handle it. haha :) i have never met someone who is so willing to help you and that would do anything for you. we can go a few weeks without talking and still remain so close and absolutely nothing has changed. we have had our fair share of ups and downs but i'm so grateful that we are where we are today! i admire her strength to keep pushing on even when things are hard and not fun. forever and always t <3

melanie christene wolf

mel mel mel. i was lucky enough to meet this pretty lady in 9th grade in my foods class. what a lucky girl i am to know her! she surprised me.. when we first met she was quiet and kinda kept to herself and so i just figured that she was just that kind of girl... boy was i wrong. she is hands down the funniest person i have ever met. leave it to mel to make you pee your pants and cry from laughing! i feel like i have known her my whole entire life but in reality its only been about a year and a half. this past year we have become the best of friends. we have been through so much in this short amount of time and have always come out on top. i don't think there is anyone who is more optimistic then her. no matter what is going on at home she always always always tries to stay positive and see things from other peoples points of view. she truly is a blessing in my life and i am so beyond grateful and lucky that i get to call her one of my best friends. 

abigail kate brooksby

abs is my role model. the one that keeps me sane and listens to all my vent sessions and just doesn't say a word even when i get so frustrated and literally just lets me cry to her. the girl who is so crafty has perfect handwriting and is so spiritual. shes my second mom. literally. she mothers me and i absolutley love it haha! abby has such a big heart and honestly gives everything she can to the people she loves. anytime i am having a hard time i can always count on her to be there. 

these girls have been through every little thing with me and i don't know what on earth i would do without them. i feel blessed to call them my best friends and to have them as a constant presence in my life. they put up with me even when i'm difficult and love me even when i feel i don't deserve it. i love them with my whole heart and hope that they will always remember that.

forever and always


hailey mckell 

Sunday, June 2, 2013

{ happy birthday brit }

holy moly am I slacking on blogging or what?! I promise I'll get better now that things have slowed down and summer has begun! it almost doesn't feel real!! 

see this pretty lady standing next to me?! yeah... that's my big sis! her name is brit:) I met her at the begginning of the school year because she was in my clothing class. I've loved her ever since then. 

in January I got put in charge of the preference dance at my school. overwhelming, time consuming, and requiring lots of talent and creativity! this sweet girl came to my rescue as did a few others and made it possible for the dance to happen. anyhow... from the start I wasn't planning on going to the dance because I thought I wouldn't have the time and that it would be too stressful. miss brit didn't think that would be the case and convinced me to go... she was even able to convince Mel to go and that was a huge accomplishment! I did end up going and I really did have the best time all thanks to this girl! 

what am I getting at? the fact that I don't know how I would have made it through my first year of high school without her. She was always there without hesitation and always knew the right things to say to make me feel better. Brit puts everyone else before herself to make sure everyone is included and feels loved.  Not to mention she has the BIGGEST heart and is so loving and forgiving. She's seen me at my best and at my worst and still loves me...

well last week was her 18th birthday! me and Mel were able to go to her surprise birthday party which was SO fun! she absolutely deserved to have the best day and I hope she did! there I had the best pink lemon sour snow cone ever!! (thanks to her parents). she also graduated and is leaving me to go to college... :( sad day!! good thing SUU isn't too far! roadtrip!! 

thanks for being the big sis a girl could ask for! I'm going to miss you so much next year. good luck at college Brit! I love you to death! 

happy sunday lovelys


hailey mckell