About Me

Hi there, and welcome to A Ramble Through the Woods! My name's Molly. I'm eighteen, homeschooled, and most importantly, a child of God, saved by the love and grace of Jesus Christ.

That's me in Luray, VA. <3

I absolutely love to draw, and have been doing so ever since I can remember. There's just something so wonderful about finishing a sketch or painting, and seeing how all of the little details came together to create one complete picture. I'm also an avid photographer, although I don't use my camera nearly as often as I'd like to! I just love capturing little moments of life through the lens of my camera. :)

I'm a huge bookworm, and I always take something to read with me wherever I go! Some of my favorites include Jane Austen's novels and the Anne of Green Gables series.

I also love history, vintage fashion, old jazz and big band tunes, knitting, sewing, and iced coffee. ;)

Most importantly, I'm a follower of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, whom I love with my whole heart. He has blessed me with so much, and I seek to bring Him glory and honor in all that I do!

"So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God." - 1 Corinthians 10:31

The Meaning Behind the Name, A Ramble Through the Woods


The name for my blog comes from one of my favorite book series, Anne of Green Gables. As I was thinking up possible blog names one day, I came across a quote that I had copied down from Anne of the Island, where Gilbert is talking to Anne: 

"'You're just tired, Anne. Come forget it all and take a walk with me--a ramble back through the woods beyond the marsh. There should be something there I want to show you.'
'Should be! Don't you know if it is there?'
'No. I only know it should be, from something I saw there in the spring. Come on. We'll pretend we are two children again and we'll go the way of the wind.'"

See where he says "a ramble back through the woods?" Well, that's where the name for my blog comes from! I just love the sound of it, and I'll always think of Anne and Gilbert when I see it. :)

15 comments:

  1. hello, Molly!! I stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say your design is just ADORABLEEE. <33 totally following

    sarah » the introverted extrovert

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  2. Such a cute blog! I want to go to Williamsburg so badly <333
    -Mic from Mic's Room (http://lovelypinkduckshome.blogspot.com/)

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    1. Aww thank you! Ah yes, Williamsburg is such a lovely place to visit. :)

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  3. Oh, and, I'm the moderator from the Goodreads group GFG ;) so you know.
    -mic

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  4. We were at Williamsburg just a couple years ago, and it was amazing! I came home with a hat, and it looks like you did as well. :)

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    1. Oh awesome! Well, that's my little sister's hat that I'm wearing in the picture; I had borrowed it from her for the day! ;)

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  5. What a lovely blog Molly! I can't wait to read more! So glad I tumbled upon it!

    ~Miss Woodhouse

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  6. I am so happy to stumble on your blog! It is so lovely and like a little garden of peace :) <3 We have a lot in common! I am an avid fan of the Anne series, homeschooled, and the oldest of five siblings and...I could go on for a long time because we do have lots in common! :) Do you happen to live in Virginia by any chance? *crosses fingers*

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    1. Thank you so very much, Anna! That is so sweet of you. :) Oh wow, we do have lots in common! Yay for finding a new kindred spirit! And yes, I do live in Virginia! I take it you do as well? :)
      -Molly

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    2. I do! I thought I'd never find a blogger in the same state as mine :) I'm excited to see new posts and get to know you better.

      Anna - www.worldthroughherheart.blogspot.com

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    3. You know, I think you're the first blogger I've met that also lives in VA, too! So cool. :D
      I can't wait to check out your blog soon!

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    4. I know, It's pretty exciting! :) Do you write?

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    5. I'm sorry it's taken me so long to reply to your comment, Anna! But in answer to your question, I do enjoy writing if it's journaling or blogging, but I'm not much of a writer of a fiction. Are you? :)

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