Did You Hear About These Two?

Two of my most amazing, wonderful blogging friends are launching brand-new blogs today! Julia and Rebekah were super sweet to agree to a double interview (and it’s so amusing to read; they’re like twins)!

Help me support these beautiful new blogs and get to know these bloggers a little better! Here is the awesome interview.

How long have you had the idea for your new blog?

Julia: Well.. I played around with a personal blog last summer, but it was definitely not what I wanted. I will never give anyone that link… ever… XD anyways, I tried again, thinking that this would definitely be it! Wrong again. I finally decided, in 2018, to go with juliaroseauthor.com. My birthday came, and voila – blog! So, I’ve been thinking about this since June of last year. Eight months. Eight very long months. XD Plus, as soon as Rebekah and I agreed to the twin blogiversaries… that just was awesome. It was SO fun!

Rebekah: I think it was sometime in December when I began considering updating my former personal blog, Head In The Clouds. At first, I was just going to fix some pages/design problems and go through and delete some of my cringey old posts, but the whole process was so tedious that I thought, why not just get a fresh start on this whole personal blogging thing? 😀 I toyed with the idea in early January and finally decided on a name and everything for my new personal blog, and the idea of a coordinated launch with Julia was totally enough motivation for me to complete all the setting up in early February!

What was your favorite part about the whole new-blog process?

Julia: Buying my first domain ever. XD I was SO super excited to see ‘juliaroseauthor.com’ actually be real, I did this whole happy dance. XD Plus, now that I’ve put more into it, I’m not going to give up as easily! I also loved finding the color scheme and making all the pretty flower/rusticish designs. 🙂

Rebekah: Figuring out the new design, definitely! I just LOVE tinkering around with different designs and trying to figure out what color schemes fit the mood of my blog, etc.! It was so much fun to do that for Tunes Of My Heart, and I really enjoyed working on all the design elements. 🙂

What is the favorite blog comment you’ve gotten on your new blog so far?

Julia: (uh, un momento. I forgot to enable the commenting. *facedesk*) Okay, now that people can actually comment on it, Christina (Christinaandcamera.wordpress.com) left a sweet comment: I’m so excited for you, Julia! Can’t wait to add my part on Friday.


Rebekah: *goes to find first post in order to check* I got a super sweet comment from Emmie (pheonixamericangirlworld.wordpress.com): “I love this so much! I’m so excited for it and can’t wait for all you post in the future! You are such an amazing blogger and I am so lucky to have you as a blogging friend and a sister in Christ!” Along with all the other super sweet comments, it made my day. 😀

What are your goals for your new blog?

Julia: I started Julia Rose (the blog!) to document my journey of writing, and to share the joy of writing with the world! It’s my passion, and it spills into everything I do! I want to improve my web design stuff *gulp* and be really, really consistent (like Rebekah!) and not give up. XD I’m going to try not to focus on followers, ‘cause that can give false results and false hope/discouragement. I am hoping to start an email list in the next couple of weeks or so – once everything isn’t *quite* so busy. Isaiah 43:7 is my verse for me and my blog: Everyone who is called by My name, and whom I have created for My glory, whom I have formed, even whom I have made. (NASB, emphasis added)

Rebekah: I’d like to be consistent in posting at least once a week (I stick to a pretty consistent schedule for my toy blog, but I’ve never been too consistent in personal blogging). Another one of my goals is to improve my blogging skills in general — developing a blogging voice, writing more poetry and short stories, becoming better equipped in writing skills, etc.! As always, I one of my main long-term goals is for my posts to be nice and professional and interesting, and for my design to be pretty. 😉 I don’t have many goals for followers, but it would be awesome if I could expand my audience. However, my main goal is really to glorify God in whatever I do, and my new blog is no exception.

What is your favorite part about each other’s blogs?


Rebekah: THE BEAUTIFUL HEADERRRRR. *dies* And all the beautiful pagessssss. *dies some more*

Opinions on chocolate? >:)

Julia: I NEED SOME. R I G H T N O W. But sadly, I can’t. *sobs* Rebekah and I had a *ahem* several page long discussion on ‘chocolate’ when I found out I can’t have sugar.. Or dairy.. Or starch.. But my very favorite chocolate is Rolos. ROLOS ARE THE ESSENCE OF LIFE (though I guess I’m not living?!). XD XD Rebekah once got like, a four pound bar from Trader Joe’s and made me really jealous. XD LIKE HOW AWESOME IS THAT?!?!?!

Rebekah: AHHHHHHHHH CHOCOLATE!!! How could I live without you, my dear precious chocolate? *stuffs face with chocolate* But seriously, chocolate is like, my second favorite food. 😀 I especially l o v e the 70% cocoa stuff…stuffed with caramel…and yeah, like Julia mentioned above, one of my favorite Christmas gifts ever was a four pound chocolate bar from Trader Joe’s. XD XD (It’s only been two months, and it’s already almost gone. Whoops. >:D).

You have got to check out Julia Rose and Tunes of My Heart right now! Give Julia and Rebekah a follow and support their (absolutely beautiful) brand-new blogs.

What is your opinion on chocolate? And these two new blogs, of course.

P.S. Stay tuned: On Monday, the antagonists of Warfare Book I will be answering all of your questions. I they had a lot of fun and I hope you enjoy reading their answers!

By | 2018-02-16T15:47:52+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Interviews, Uncategorized|41 Comments

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Hey! I'm Madi, a blogger, writer, doll collector, & minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. You can learn more about me by clicking here and more about this blog by clicking here.


  1. Julia February 16, 2018 at 3:53 pm - Reply

    These girls sound great! I’ll definitely check out their blogs. 😉

    • Madison Grace February 16, 2018 at 3:54 pm - Reply

      Thanks, Julia! (I have two blogger friends named Julia, you and Julia Rose — I hope I’m not confusing anyone 😆)

  2. olivehiddenhollow February 16, 2018 at 4:00 pm - Reply

    Most crazily, ~Olive

    p.s. their blogs look so cute! i will check them out when i have time. 🙂

    • Madison Grace February 16, 2018 at 4:01 pm - Reply

      *sniffs and wipes tear* Beautiful thoughts on chocolate. Beautiful.

      P.S. YAY, I hope you like their blogs!

  3. Emmie February 16, 2018 at 4:23 pm - Reply

    Sadly, now when I think of chocolate all I can think of is needles. XD

    • Madison Grace February 16, 2018 at 4:24 pm - Reply

      Aww! XD There are some yummy sugar-free chocolates out there, I think.

      • Emmie February 16, 2018 at 4:27 pm - Reply

        XD But, a friend gave me this GIANT BAG of GHERADELLI dark chocolates that are only 5 carbs!! **Mouth waters**

  4. Emmie February 16, 2018 at 4:23 pm - Reply

    Oh yeah. And their blogs are good too. XD

    • Madison Grace February 16, 2018 at 4:24 pm - Reply

      Yeah, but chocolate is better. Just kidding, just kidding. XD

  5. Hannah February 16, 2018 at 4:36 pm - Reply

    Nice interview! Chocolate is da best! #loveschocolate

  6. Kendall Henson February 16, 2018 at 4:42 pm - Reply

    Ooh, new blogs! So exciting! I will check them out!
    (and about chocolate… I would say my life priority is a Bible shaped chocolate bar) :DD

    • Madison Grace February 16, 2018 at 4:43 pm - Reply

      A Bible-shaped chocolate bar… that’s so genius! 😂

      • Kendall Henson February 27, 2018 at 6:26 pm - Reply

        Well thank you. T’would be pretty epic, no? 😀

  7. 💖Hope💖 @agdolldreams February 16, 2018 at 5:30 pm - Reply

    CHOCOLATEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!! THE VERY ESSENCE OF FOOD AND QUEEN OF ALL SWEETS. GIVE. ME. IT. ALLLLLLLLLLLL ok if u couldn’t already tell I have a slight chocolate obsession xDDDDD ANYWHOO. EEEEEK YAY! I followed! (But Julia’s won’t let me yet *cries*)

    • Madison Grace February 20, 2018 at 4:30 pm - Reply

      I have a slight chocolate obsession, too. XD Thanks so much for following them! Hmm, that’s weird. I hope it lets you soon!

  8. Kendra Lynne February 16, 2018 at 5:49 pm - Reply

    I am so checking out their blogs. They sound like amazing peeps! 😀

    • Madison Grace February 20, 2018 at 4:29 pm - Reply

      I hope you enjoy reading their posts! They’re fantastic. 😀

  9. AAG February 16, 2018 at 7:04 pm - Reply

    CHOC-CHOC-CHOCOLATE! I just visited their blogs, they’re amazing!

  10. Enni February 16, 2018 at 7:13 pm - Reply

    THEY’RE BOTH SO BEAUTIFUL, LIKE SERIOUSLY. Chocolate. Yum. I like the Lindor Truffles. XD

    • Madison Grace February 20, 2018 at 4:28 pm - Reply

      I KNOW RIGHT. Same! They’re delicious. XD

  11. Rebcake February 16, 2018 at 9:52 pm - Reply

    Ahhh, thank you so so so much for participating in our coordinated blog launches, Madi!! *dances around the room* The double interview was SUCH fun, and I absolutely loved reading this post! 😀 I cannot wait to begin officially posting on my new blog; thank you for being a part!

    • Madison Grace February 20, 2018 at 4:28 pm - Reply

      You’re so welcome!! It was so much fun! I can’t wait for all your new posts!

  12. Zielle February 17, 2018 at 2:48 am - Reply

    Both blogs look so gorgeously beautiful!

  13. agdolladventuresblog February 17, 2018 at 11:16 am - Reply

    Great review! I love the blogs! 🙂 Would you check out my new photography blog asapphiresstardust.wordpress.com? I’d love to know what you think!

  14. Kirstyn February 17, 2018 at 7:11 pm - Reply


    But seriously guys, have you ever tried melting chocolate into your oatmeal? PURE. HEAVEN. IN. YOUR. MOUTH.

    Personally, I’m pretty interested in Julia’s writing blog, and REBEKAH THAT SLOGAN WITH THE NAME OF YOUR BLOG IS SO POETIC AHH *dies*

    • Madison Grace February 20, 2018 at 4:17 pm - Reply


      I am going to try that tomorrow for breakfast! SOUNDS AMAZING.

      • Kirstyn Todd February 27, 2018 at 6:24 pm - Reply

        OH, IT IS.

  15. JACKTWARD February 17, 2018 at 11:14 pm - Reply

    What a very interesting post, I remember when I first launched my blog 15 months ago, it seems like forever ago! Looking forward to reading all their content.

    • Madison Grace February 20, 2018 at 4:12 pm - Reply

      Thanks, Jack! I know, right? I get so absorbed in my blogs, it feels like I’ve had them forever. I hope you enjoy reading their posts!

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