Fun Target finds !

Hello, my bucket list friends ! On Saturday I went to Target and I got some cute and fun items that I wanted to share with all of you . Without further delay here we go !

 

                                                                     Fun Target finds !

I love going shopping at Target and one of my favorite things about Target is the dollar section . I was really excited to check out the dollar section on this trip because I knew that they would have their Christmas items out and let me tell you something the dollar section did not disappoint ! I found two painting projects that I really had fun painting .One was a seal made out of plaster wearing earmuffs the other was a wooden snowman . I also got a Disney Christmas book for a dollar and  cute stuffed penguin  it was one of the three dollar items that dollar section has . Outside of the dollar section I got a new My Little pony toy an Apple Jack figure that is covered in a beautiful glitter design . My other awesome Target find is a box of  Crayola crayons ,they are a special pirate themed pack and they cost under a dollar ! It was a fun shopping trip and I hope to go to Target again soon !

bucket list #142 make a perfect cupcake

Hello, my bucket list friends ! I’m so happy right now because I crossed another item off my bucket list ! I’m so excited to tell you about it ! Here we go !

 

bucket list #142 make a perfect cupcake

It was kind of hard at first to figure out what kind of cupcake to make since perfect is a matter of opinion . After some thinking I decided the prefect cupcake would have the following qualities. First they would need to be easy to make but they would also need include peppermint and my little pony decorations . I decided the best thing to do would be to use a box cake mix and then decorate the cupcakes with crushed candy canes and My Little Pony decorations.  I ordered two different kinds of My Little Pony cupcake decorations. The first ones that I ordered were cute plastic rings with My Little Ponies on them but after I ordered them it looked like it might take them a while to get to me. I decided to order  some other My little pony cupcakes toppers as well. These cupcake toppers were little tooth picks with ponies on top ! Buying everything else was pretty simple .Cake mix, frosting, and candy canes are pretty easy to find. Once I had everything I needed it was time to get baking ! Once I started to get everything together I realized that the vegetable oil in the kitchen was expired after searching the internet I found out that you could use butter instead .Then it was really time to get baking ! First I preheated the oven and then I put together all the ingredients as the box instructed . After I mixed everything together it was time to pour the batter into the cupcake pan  . I found some really cute cupcake liners in the cabinet that had balloons on them . After pouring the batter in the liners I put them in the oven and set the timer . After the cupcakes were baked perfectly I let them cool and then I put the rest of the batter in the oven .  When all the cupcakes were cooled they were ready to be frosted and decorated . The Cupcakes were very easy to frost with the premade frosting  and then I sprinkled the cupcakes with the peppermint that I crushed up . The last step was to put on the pony decorations. My cupcakes were really perfect and tasty ! I’m glad I crossed this fun item off my list .

Rock on – Christina Epperly

 

products I’m loving right now

Hello , my bucket list friends ! I’m always  amazed towards the end of the year at how fast everything has gone by but we still have a little bit of 2018 left ! I thought that it would be fun to tell you about some of the products I’m enjoying right now  at the end of 2018. Let’s get to it !

*I’m not sponsored by any of the products below all opinions are my own !

Nature’s truth essential oil blend Lavender spray

I talked about this some in my pervious blog post( you can read about it here ) but I wanted to give some more information about it . I got this particular brand at Walgreens and I having really been loving it . It’s so relaxing and calming. It’s a good thing that I can keep with me to help keep stress away ! I also like using it before bed time .

 

Shea Moisture extra dry skin body lotion

I’ve been having very dry hands lately and this lotion has been a life saver or should I say a hand saver !  I love how thick and creamy this product is . Shea Moisture offers many other products . It’s also a cruelty free brand ( no animal testing ) I want to get more Shea Moisture products in the future .

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Celestial seasoning peppermint tea

I’ve wrote on this blog before about how much I love peppermint ! ( you can read about it here and here ) Also in this cold weather it helps to have a nice warm drink. This tea is prefect for cold weather and peppermint lovers.

Free prints

I love the app free prints ! It is a wonderful app that I use to get the pictures on my phone printed and sent to me . I’ve used the app a good amount of times and the prices are great ! You pretty much just pay for shipping. If I need a picture printed I know just where to go ! img_20181119_105138

 

Rock on – Christina Epperly

 

I love Lavender ! ( especially when times are tough )

Hello, my bucket list friends ! I consider myself to be a very open and honest person.  I have talked about my struggle with OCD on this blog before . The truth is things have been hard for me lately . My depression was acting up a few weeks ago . I became exhausted from everyday life. All I wanted to do was sleep . I became more prone to panic attacks .Then things really got bad when a friend of mine died unexpectedly . Since then I’ve had more panic attacks and even some chest pain . There lots of things that I do to help me through a hard times. Such as getting enough sleep,( but not too much) working out , praying , and writing .  Lately I’ve been getting more into essential oils . One of my favorite essential oils is Lavender it is so calming and relaxing . I’ve been using it the past few days or so and it is amazing ! It helps to calm me down very quickly ! I got some in a spray bottle that I can carry with me and use it as needed . I know that there are other kinds of essential oils that can be helpful for stress as well but for now lavender is my go to for stress relief !

Rock on – Christina Epperly

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Check out my poems !

Hello, my bucket list friends ! It’s obvious that I love to blog but I also enjoy writing pomes!  I had been posting my pomes on other sites but I thought it would be a good idea to bring my poetry to my blog .I added a new page to this blog . To see it go the home page there is a new tab at the top that says my poems just click on that tab to read my poems . I plan on adding more pomes soon ! I really love to write and I’m very excited to share my poems with all of you !

Rock on – Christina Epperly

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Hello bubble gum troll

Hello , my bucket list friends ! In My last blog last blog post I wrote about some fun and happy things that have happened to me this month but one thing happened after I started writing the post so here is a fun blog post about a new a friend that came in the mail .

Hello, bubble gum troll

 

Last month when I was I playing Candy Crush there was a pop up about a bubble gum troll plush . It said I could get one sent to me free I thought I was going to have to pay for shipping but nope it was completely free . On Wednesday November 7th a very cute and smiling Bubble Gum troll plush arrived ! I love his big happy smile he is so cute ! I’m very happy to have a happy Bubble Gum troll friend !

 

Early November fun and happy things

Hello, my bucket list friends ! It’s hard for me to believe that it already November. I don’t have any big plans this month but things have gotten off to a pretty good start and I can’t wait to tell you all about it ! Here are 5 awesome things that have happened in November so far .

 

 

 

Early November fun and happy things

  1. Finding a Lisa Frank paint kit at a thrift store – My mom and I were looking around a local thrift shop and I found this amazing Lisa Frank paint kit at a really good price and I just had to get it . The next day after I got it , I had a really fun time painting I loved using the stamps .

2.Going to see the Nutcracker and the Four Realms – I’ve wanted to see this movie ever since I saw a preview for it . The day after it came out I got to see it and it didn’t disappoint ! It was a fun adventure movie and I recommend going to see it .

3.Peppermint is everywhere ! – As wrote about in another blog post (you can read it here ) I love peppermint ! I keep seeing so many fun peppermint treats . I love getting peppermint mochas from Starbucks and this year I’ve discovered peppermint drumsticks ! I can’t wait to see what other peppermint treats I will try this year .

4. New laptop! – I’m so excited to announce that I finally got a new laptop ! Mine broke earlier this year and I’ve been missing having one so much ! I’m so happy to have one again!

5. A very cute squirrel ate my pumpkin – Last month I got a pumpkin and a squirrel has been eating it . I actually  saw the squirrel next to the pumpkin today it was so cute ! I’m happy that I could provide a treat for the squirrel !

Rock on – Christina Epperly img_20181104_074818_0841

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