My 2020

Hello, my bucket list friends! Can you believe it ? We are at the end of 2020! It’s probably huge understatement to say that this year had it’s challenges. However it also had many highlights for me personally. Even with everything going on I managed to cross nine items off my bucket list. I traveled to Idaho, Montana, Seattle, and Hawaii. I got promoted to full time and I celebrated one year of working for that company. I got some pretty cool items from thrift stores including a lot of great books! I also was able to spend time with some of my favorite people. I did experience some lows as well I had to say goodbye to my beautiful kitty Blanca and there was a trip to the ER. With all things considered this year was alright. My hope for 2021 is that it is a much more relaxing year. Happy new years !

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Things I love October 2020

Hello,my bucket list friends! It’s hard to believe that’s it’s November already! Before we get much further into November let’s take a look back at the good things October had in store!

Going to the pumpkin patch – I had a fun time picking out the perfect pumpkins with my mom. ( You can read about it HERE)

Getting my nails done – I had a great time getting my nails done with my friend. I loved the way they looked! ( You can read about it HERE)

Arts and crafts! I always love arts and crafts but this month I had a lot of fun decorating my pumpkins and trying out mess free glitter art! ( You can read about it HERE and HERE)

Dressing up as a unicorn for Halloween ! – On Halloween I worked most of the day but I was able to dress up. I loved getting to wear something different to work. It was fun to wear a unicorn horn all day !

Trying a new Kit Kat flavor – I love trying new candy flavors! It was fun to review this interesting flavor of Kit Kat! ( You can read about it HERE)

Thanks for reading – Rock On Christina Epperly

Things I love September 2020

Hello, my bucket list friends ! Well it’s time to wave goodbye to another month! This month was very busy and not always the good kind of busy. Like having to wait in a very long line at the DMV. However there were some things I loved this month so let’s take a look at thoes!

Things I love September 2020

Books – Reading is becoming one of my favorite hobbies. On my latest trip to Savers I got ten books! ( You can read about it HERE) I’ve actually already finished the book I’m going to use for October’s book club. I can’t wait to discuss it with all of you.

Childhood memories – I’ve been going through old photos a lot lately. I wanted to gather phots to use for throwback Thursday . I really enjoy looking at these photos it’s like traveling through time.

Kid’s toothpaste – I’m a kid at heart so it’s no surprise that I love useing kids tooth paste! Having cute pictures on the tooth paste tube makes brushing my teeth more fun! Plus I can buy it at the Dollar Tree.

Going to the mall – I went to the mall with my friend Amy one day before work. Yay for Jamba juice and Claire’s!

There you have it some of the things I loved in September 2020! Thanks for reading and Rock On – Christina Epperly

The missing money mystery

Hello, my bucket list friends!  I’ve been into mysteries a lot lately. I just finished reading an American Girl mystery book and then I started another one. Also I have been watching a lot of Murder She Wrote reruns. Yesterday I ended up staring in my own mystery and I thought it would be fun to share it with all of you so here we go!

 

The missing money mystery

My mystery first started when I picked up my mobile order at Starbucks. When I was walking back to the car with my coffee in my hand I notice that the money that I knew I had in my pocket was not there. In a panic I looked everywhere ! In all my pockets ,in the car and in my purse. when I couldn’t find it  I called my dad and asked him to look around the house . He couldn’t find it either . I even went back to the store that I had been in before  Starbucks and it wasn’t there either. In all of my story telling I haven’t  mentioned that it was $60.00 that I was missing. I’m mean it’s not like a million dollars but it’s still upsetting to loose. On the way home I still had some hope that it may be outside around the house somewhere . When I got out of that car I started looking right away and guess what? Right on the road in front of the driveway was my money! I was so happy that I had found it ! The money had fallen out of my back pocket and on the the road when I was going to the car. Mystery solved ! The big lesson in all of this is don’t put money in your back pocket ! This mystery had a happy ending but I hope from now on the Mysteries stay on TV and in books.

Rock On – Christina Epperly

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Wooden flip flop art

Hello, my bucket list friends! The last time I went to the Dollar Tree I got this wooden flip decoration art kit. It’s a very simple kit where you just use the little markers that come with the kit to color the wooden flip flip picture. I found the overall design of the flip flops to be very cute. I especially love the little seashell detail on the flip flops.The markers that came with the kit worked well to color the wooden picture. When I was done coloring  the main parts of the the flip flops I decided to make a bunch of little marks in different colors to give the flip flops a look that was both colorful and fun! I enjoyed this simple summer craft kit .

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Things I love May 2020

Hello,my bucket list friends ! Here we are on the first day of June. Another month has flown on by so that means its time to look back on the things I loved in May 2020!

 

Things I love May 2020

Doing  lots of arts and crafts – I did a lot of creating this month! I had a fun time gluing ,painting and making beautiful works of art. ( You can read more and it HERE, HERE and HERE. )

Shopping at the Dollar tree and Target – I had a fun time shopping at two of my favorite places this month. I got some pretty amazing stuff. ( You can read more about it HERE)

Going thrift shopping – I also got to go shopping at another one of my favorite places this month. I was happy to get some fun craft kits and more ! (You can read about it HERE)

Doing reviews of some fun flavored candy – My sweet tooth was very happy this month ! Click HERE  and HERE  to read more about my candy adventure.

Going to the beach – This was such a fun adventure ! I had not been to the beach in a while. I was so happy to be there again! ( You can read about it HERE )

Sloth Beanie Boo – On the last day of May I got a very cute sloth Beanie Boo for my collection ! A perfect way to end the month .

Rock On – Christina Epperly

 

 

 

Things I love April 2020

Hello my bucket list friends ! Well It’s time to say goodbye to April 2020 and look back on this months highlights ! Here we go!

 

Things I love April 2020

Painting a Piggy bank – I had a great time painting a very cute piggy bank. I can’t say it enough I love Melissa and Doug craft kits! ( You can read about it HERE )

Drinking lots of coffee – I drink a lot of coffee most months but I’ve fallen in love with mobile ordering . I love ordering coffee on my phone and then having it waiting for me when I get to the coffee shop.

Lanie’s real  adventurers – I read Lanie’s first book for my April book club. I then went on to read her next book and I loved it ! ( You can more about the books HERE)

Dollar Tree – I got to go shopping at one of my favorite stores this month ! I love going to the Dollar Tree. You never know what treasures you are going to find !

Springtime craft kits – I celebrated spring 2020 by doing some fun springtime craft kits ! (You can read more about it HERE)

My 2nd American Girl doll – I got another American Girl doll this month ! I named her Coral and I’m so happy I got her . ( You can read more about it HERE)

There you have it ! The things I loved about April 2020 !

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Things I love March 2020

Hello, my bucket list friends ! March 2020 has come and gone so that means it’s time to look back on my highlights for this month ! Here we go. 

 

Things I love March 2020

Getting new hair bows – I was so happy when I got some cute Claire’s brand hair bows from CVS !

Going to Claire’s – I also got to go to a Claire’s store this month. It is one of my favorite stores !

Mirror craft kit – I really enjoy this Melissa and Doug craft kit ! ( You can read about it HERE )

Scribble Scrubbies – I love these fun and creative toys  ( You can read about it HERE )

petroglyph – I got to visit one of my favorite local business this month ( You can read about it HERE)

Staring my own book club –  I can’t wait to discuss the first book in my book club ! ( You can read about it HERE )

Getting a big box of dolls from E Bay – This was a lot of fun ! ( You can read about it HERE)

Rock On – Christina Epperly

 

 

 

 

 

Things I love February 2020

Hello, my bucket list friends! As we say goodbye to another month it’s time to look back on the highlights here we go !

 

Things I love February 2020

Petroglyph – I got to go to a ceramics studio with two of my really good friends it was a lot of fun. (you can read about it HERE 

Crossing off my first bucket list item of 2020 ! I was so excited to cross a new item off the list ( you can read about it HERE )

Thrift shopping – I went thrift shopping the same day I went to Petroglyph plus I also went to the Goodwill on the last day of February !

Valentines day craft kits – I had a fun time creating valentine’s day art ( you can read about it HERE )

Training for work – This month I went to a training at my work’s corporate office.  I learned so much and got to meet some great people and dogs !

There you have it my highlights for February ! Here’s to a great March !

Things I love January 2020

Hello, my bucket list friends ! It’s time to say goodbye to another month. This month has been rough for me so i’m happy to see it go ! Let’s review the things I loved this month.

 

Things I love January 2020

Lisa Frank catch a character game –  One of my favorite thrift finds ever ! ( you can read about it HERE)

Going to the spa –  I had a gift card to get a massage and it was just what I needed ( can read about it HERE)

Craft kits  – I had a lot of fun with craft kits this month You can read about them HERE ,HERE and HERE 

Dollar Tree –  Earlier this month I went to the Dollar Tree to get a 2020 calendar I got that plus some other fun items.

There you have it my highlights for this month ! Rock On – Christina Epperly