24th Birthday Q&A

I turned 24 on September 21st and it was definitely not what I expected. I’m not real big on my birthday or celebrating but I wanted to do something to let you guys into my world a bit. I asked you guys to send me questions and here’s what you asked:

Deanna stilwell:

Q: Have you achieved your goals for the year?

A: I haven’t achieved my life goals yet but I am crushing my blog goals thanks to all of you beautiful people.

Q:What advice would you give a 23-year-old? (Me soon lmao)

A: The advice I would give a 23-year-old would be to do all the things you’ve held off doing before. Live as stress free as possible! Happy almost birthday to you my love.




Q: What would you like to achieve by your 30th birthday?

A: By the time I turn 30 I would like to have achieved being a designer to the stars, become a mom, helping women and children all over the world and being stress free.

Q: Where do you see yourself in five years?

A: In five years, I see myself as 29 lol no seriously I would like to be bringing other happiness while doing the things I have dreamed of doing all my life.




Q: Which accomplishment are you most proud of?

And happy birthday!

A: I’m proud to have started this blog and to see it flourish more than I thought it would. I am also proud to be surrounded by all this virtual love from you guys! Thank you for the birthday wishes love!!

Suitcasesix Travels:

Q: If you had to live in another country, where would you go?

A: I would love to live in either Greece or Barcelona!


AI Love music:

Q: What is your favorite song and why?

A: I don’t have 1 favorite song lol I love music so it’s hard to choose just one. Any Beyonce and Aaliyah is my go to because I love dancing and singing!


Its My Crazy Beautiful Life:

Q: What are your goals for 10 years from now? And happy birthday love! Enjoy the 20’s while they last!!

A: I hope to change the world in any way I possibly can. Thank you!!!!



Q: What are your favorite holidays to celebrate?

A: My favorite holidays are Halloween and Christmas!



Q:What has been your greatest challenge throughout your 24 years?

A: EVERYTHING has been a challenge to try to make it through in a positive head space. My greatest challenge would be to remain focus when surrounded by negativity.



Q:What has changed most about you in the past five years (aside from getting older lol)?

A: I’m not sure if much has changed, I have always been a what’s next kind of person, trying to constantly move and grow.

Q:What is the most important life lesson you’ve learned so far?

Happy birthday!!

A: The most important life lesson I have learned is to take a step back from those who drain your positive energy.

Thank you Cici!!!


Q: What Inspired you to start blogging?

A: Life! There’s so much negativity in the world especially now and I wanted to throw my positive two cents into the bunch to try to brighten other people’s lives.



Q: What was your favorite age & why?

A: I don’t think I have had a favorite age. Hopefully I will have one soon!



Q: What is your favourite memory of the past year?

A: my favorite memory this past year would be becoming a part of this blogging community.

Q: What are you most looking forward to about being a year older?

A: I’m looking forward to changing both my life and others lives.

Q: Do you have any exciting plans for 2019?

A: As of now I’m not sure of my plans for next year but I’m sure I will blog about it when I figure it out haha.



Q: What the biggest lesson you learned this year and what would you do differently at this age?

A: I have learned to not give all of myself to people who don’t deserve it and to take care of myself more. That’s also what I will be doing differently in this new year of my life.



Q: What would you tell your younger self about the future?

A: I would tell my younger self that it won’t be as easy as you are planning
Q: Funniest birthday memory?

A: Not sure if I can remember one.
Q: Anything you’d change if you got the chance to? 💕

A: I would change my life entirely to see if the outcome would be different. That may be interesting to see.


I would like to thank all of you incredible people who sent in questions. Make sure you guys go FOLLOW them on Twitter if you aren’t already.

I’m so grateful to be able to bring in this new year of life on my blog and I truly never thought my blog would get this far. You guys have no idea how much it means to have your support.

You guys pick a question from above and answer it in the comments! I would love to see your responses.

Subscribe to GFL, I will have some exciting posts coming up for the holidays including the reveal of my Halloween costume.

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Until next time my darlings!

Erica Raquel


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10 thoughts on “24th Birthday Q&A

  1. Happy Birthday!! I love everything about this post. You are so positive and empowered! I started blogging to bring more positivity and light to this world too. I’m glad to have met someone like you!!✨

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  2. Aww happy belated Erica!!! Psst I’m 24 this month 😭 we’ll be the same age then! Haha.

    I agree about the greatest challenge is being positive around negative things. Always trying to be positive 💪🏻 it was nice to know you bettter!

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