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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The end of the great refrigerator saga of 2018

Hello, my bucket list friends ! Some of you may recall a post I wrote in September about our refrigerator breaking and all the problems that we had trying to get it fixed then trying to get it replaced . ( you can read about it here ) At the end of that post the issue was still on going although we did get a mini refrigerator as a temporary fix but the saga continued until October 31st when we finally got a new refrigerator ! Now it’s time for the happy ending !

 

The end of the great refrigerator saga of 2018

After another failed delivery and feeling like we may never get a new refrigerator October 31st was the day we finally go a new one ! It was a long stressful road but at last it had a happy ending ! The new fridge is up and running and I’m ready for a new box of Ice cream bars! It’s so great to buy whatever I want at the store without worrying about fitting everything into the mini refrigerator . After not having a full sized refrigerator since August I’m very happy to have one now ! Here are some pictures of our new beautiful refrigerator.

Rock on – Christina Epperly