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Sunday, August 9, 2015

An Elven Princess' Adventures Are Ending

Hello my dear friends,

This has been a long time coming, but I'm finally ready to officially announce it.


When I started this dear blog...

I was 15 years old, about to be a junior in high school. It was made to be a place to share the creation of my second cosplay, Tauriel, with anyone who would read it.

Well, this blog has grown so much bigger than I ever anticipated when I created it that day in July on a whim.  I've been sharing my mundane adventures with you all for over 2 years now, and have met so many awesome people through this, more than I ever would have thought was possible.

But, guys, there's a time for everything.  The past two years have been a time for blogging and internet friends and costume making and all the other joys I experienced in my amazing final half of high school.  It was the time when I was "An Elven Princess."

But a new chapter in this little life of mine is beginning.  I'm going off to college, Liberty University, in just one week.  I'm taking 6 classes, all of which I'm insanely excited about.  I'm in the Honors Program, which was a huge answer to prayer.  My time will be dominated with going to classes, hanging out with the new friends I make, doing homework, studying, going to football games, and just enjoying life as a college student at the college of my dreams.

But there's the thing: I won't be "An Elven Princess" anymore.  It's time for me to move on.

Where I'm going from here...

Some of you might already know this because I told you, but I'm taking a 1 month (or more) break from Pinterest starting tomorrow, Monday, the 10th of August.  It really just serves as a distraction (an extremely enjoyable distraction, but a distraction none-the-less), and I want to be fully focused on college and I don't want to give myself even more reasons for procrastination... ;)

Now, don't worry!  I'm not going to disappear from the internet for good. ;) One spot you'll always be able to find me is Twitter:


Because it's so quick and easy to be active on there, I'll definitely be hanging around Twitter fairly regularly.  Are you on there???  Shoot me a message on there, because I'd love to follow you back! :)  But basically, that's the only spot you'll be able to find me in the next month or two.

I do have some plans to create a new blog, one which will be designated to my college life, but that's still in the early stages and there's no knowing when it will come to fruition, if at all.  If I do, I'll most definitely post the link to it on here. :)

Lastly, I'm so sad to say goodbye to all you dear followers.  You've meant so much to me over the past years, and I've been so blessed by you and to know you.  So, a thousand thank you's, from the bottom of my heart, for sharing in all my little adventures.  Y'all rock, and I truly mean that. :)

So, after this extremely lengthy post, it's time to say goodbye to The Adventures of An Elven Princess.  It's been so fun guys. 

Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
- 1st Corinthians 1:3 -

18 comments:

  1. Beth, I am so sad to hear that your blog has now come to an end :'(. I completely understand why though! Life does get busy especially now that you will be heading off to college. Will you keep it up still? I have truly enjoyed following you and reading your posts. They have been a great encouragement to me at times. May God's richest blessings be upon you at Liberty University as you pursue this new chapter in your life! ~Cara :)

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  2. I'll miss your posts - they've been so enjoyable to read over the past two years. Your cosplay chronicles were amazing, your reviews interesting, and many of your other writings thought provoking. It's been a pleasure to peruse these adventures of an Elven princess. :]

    I'm so glad for you about this new chapter of your life, as you fittingly put it, and hope that your time at Liberty college will prove to be a wonderful and productive time for you!

    If e'er you do click that li'l grey button labelled "New Blog", I'll be among the first of your enthusiastic followers! :]

    Blessings to you, Beth. :]
    ~Zoë

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  3. Oh that is so sad, yet very understandable, there is a time for everything, even goodbyes. so fare you well, Elven Princess who has now to grow up, it has been nice knowing you for a short time.

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  4. Bummer. And I had just figured out how to follow you so I don't miss your posts! Well, I'll still be seeing you around. . I hope! <3

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  5. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!
    *composes self because we have means of communicating mwhahaha*
    It's been a blast Bethie!! Good Luck! *tackle hugs*
    <3
    Evie

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  6. Farewell, Elven Princess, may your memory never fade! I bid you a very fond farewell!!!

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  7. I have gotten so much inspiration from you for designing outfits for my characters:) You are so kind, fun, and inspirational=) I hope you enjoy your time at college! I will be praying for you:)

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  8. We will miss you dearly Beth!! I bid you good wishes as you embark on this new and exciting journey in your life!

    Farewell!!****sobbing****
    <3 Juju

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  9. *sniffles*

    I keep hearing "The Last Goodbye" in my head…anyway, this post is extremely bittersweet, and we all will really and truly miss your sunshine in the blogging community, but all the luck in the world for this new season of your life. May God richly bless you! Never lose sight of Him and how much He delights in you. Best wishes! <3

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  10. Aw, I'll miss you and this blog! I will keep following you on twitter though :) and I would love to follow your new blog, once you get it going.

    I hope everything goes well with your move and starting university! (Or college, or whatever you call it in America ;) )

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    1. Oh! And that Tom Hiddleston GIF is beautiful ;)

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  11. Sad to say goodbye! You are definitely one of my favorite bloggers, and I owe you much credit to helping me get started and staying inspired :)

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  12. Hey your new blog name can be "Adventures of Lady Liberty" :P

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  13. That last little bit made me want to cry inside. :( So happy for you and your new college adventure! Thanks for all the great inspiration!

    May the Lord bless you and keep you, may His face shine upon you! Num 6:24-25

    Good luck!
    ~Sarah

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  14. Farewell, Beth! You've inspired me in so many ways - cosplay, blogging, etc. I hope to get my own blog up and running soon. The Tom Hiddleston gif makes your post even more bittersweet.

    Nai Anar caluva tielyana (May the Sun shine on your path!)

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  15. awwww. I really enjoyed your blog. Good luck at college!

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  16. Oh, my goodness, Beth. You are an amazing woman. I have so enjoyed your blog. Have lots of fun at college!

    Oh, and I also started watching Doctor Who, just for you information.

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