Savers in the morning and more adventures

Hello,my bucket list friends! Yesterday was a pretty busy day but it was mostly the fun kind of busy. We ending up leaving the house earlier then we normally would. After we went to Starbucks we got to Savers a little bit before it opened. There were are few people waiting outside already so I decided to join the line. By the time the store opened,there was a pretty long line of people behind us. As soon as we got in the store there were carts waiting for us. I grabbed one and headed to the back of the store where the toys are. I was excited to see that there was so many beanie babies! I ended up getting four bags that had two beanies each. Also on the same wall there was a bag with two Lion King plush toys in it! I love finding 90s Lion King items. I also got the Lion King sound track. One of my other favorite finds from this trip is an American Girl art studio kit. I also got two pairs of jeans and some Disney key chains. It was a successful thrift trip! After that we had some errands to run including Whole Foods and mailing an item that I sold on Poshmark. We went back to the house to get my neighbor’s dog. We had plans to go to a pumpkin patch with Amy but due to traffic that didn’t end up happening. We ended up going to dog park and taking a walk around the park where the dog park is. Last night I listed some more items on Poshmark. I’m getting more into this reselling thing. Thanking for reading!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

Bucket list items I crossed off in Los Angeles 2021

Hello, my bucket list friends! I had so much fun exploring Los Angeles in July. I did a few of posts about it but what I didn’t mention was some of the places I visited were actually bucket list items! I wanted to highlight them in their own post so let’s get to it.

Visit the Getty Center 277 – I would love to visit this beautiful place again. It is filled with so much amazing art.

Take a bus tour of Hollywood 253 – I took two bus tours while I was in Los Angeles. They were both a lot of fun. I especially liked the one that took us up the hills where the celebrities live.

Visit the Griffith observatory 276 – Amazing views and interesting exhibits this a place to add to your list if you are in Los Angeles

Go to the Grove in Los Angeles 238 – The American Girl store here was so much fun to explore! I wish I lived closer to this location. I would visit as much as I could.

See the La Brea tar pits 226 – This was a very interesting place to visit. I enjoyed seeing the tar pits as well as the exhibits inside the museum.

Thanks for reading! Happy bucket listing!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

My wonderful birthday weekend :)

Hello,my bucket list friends! My birthday was on Thursday August 26th. However, I kept the celebration going into the weekend. I spent the weekend in the Monterey area with my family. My mom and I drove there on Friday evening and stayed in a hotel. The next morning we were ready for adventure! We started off our day of adventure with the seventeen mile drive. I have done this drive before but I enjoyed it a lot and wanted to do it again. It does cost to go on the drive but to me it is worth it. There are a lot of wonderful views and plenty of photo opportunities along the way. The lone cypress and the house know as the gingerbread house are two of my favorite things to see along seventeen mile drive. After a truly beautiful drive ,we went to the Cannery Row antique mall. This antique mall is two stories and it is packed full of things to see. I bought some great items here including a 1980s button from Disney World . Other items I got were McDonald’s Barbie toys, Disney World magnets, a Disneyland pen and a McDonald’s beanie baby toy. After antique shopping we went souvenir shopping. My favorite souvenires I got are a plush otter with a Monterey sweatshirt on and a visor that says Monterey on it. There is a free trolley that you can take around Monterey I had fun riding it. It’s cute on the inside and out. It almost feels like the vehicles that they have at Disneyland. My mom and I went through the Monterey mirror maze on Cannery Row. We did a similar maze in mall of America. These mazes are fun to take pictures in. They are challenging without being impossible. I hope to do more mazes like this. We also spent some time at the beach.I took a good picture of a sea lion. After the beach, I got to visit a place in Monterey that I have always wanted to visit. Dennis the menace park. This is one of the cutest playgrounds I have ever seen. Some of the things this playground had to offer were a roller slide, a sun shaped bridge and a rock climbing wall. I really want to go back to this playground and spend more time there. After all that adventure we met my dad for dinner. He was diving at the beach that day. After eating a yummy dinner,my mom and I went to old fishermen’s wharf. I went to a candy store there and I got a lot of taffy! Later that night my sister came to the hotel and brought me the best birthday cake ever. I chose this ice cream melting cake from my Pintrest profile and it tasted as amazing as it looked. The next day my mom,sister and I drove to the big Sur area. We had lunch then we explored Phifer Beach. The beach was really amazing. It had some truly beautiful caves and it also had some purple sand! It was one of the best birthday celebrations I’ve ever had!

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Pictures from Los Angeles July 2021

Hello,my bucket list friends! As I write this I’m on my way back from Los Angeles. I had an amazing time in my favorite city. Some of the places I went to were the La Brea tar pits, the LA and the Griffith Observatory. I will do more blog posts about my adventure. However for now I wanted to share some photos of my adventures. I hope you enjoy them!

Rock On – Christina Epperly

My ten favorite pictures from June 2021

Hello,my bucket list friends! We have completed the first month of summer and I thought it would be fun to share my top ten photos from June.

Photo One – At the Tracy aviary. I love this picture that my mom took of me at the Tracy aviary in Utah.

Photo two –  Water fountain at the zoo. Water fountains are every day objects but this one had a fun design!

Photo three – exploring Red Butte Gardens. This was another fun place I visited while in Utah. I have a lot of great pictures from the garden including this one.

Photo four – hanging out with sheep in Utah.

Photo five – Summer mall adventure !

Photo six – One of my favorite Goodwill finds!

Photo seven – At the mall with Amy!

Photo eight – A new Barbie color reveal doll!

Photo nine -a slurpee with a cotton candy topper!

Photo ten – shopping at the Dollar Tree

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Friday and Saturday adventures

Hello,my bucket list friends! I did some fun things recently and I thought it would be nice to share my latest adventures with you. Here we go! On Friday I got off work early so I decided to walk to a nearby mall. The first thing I did was buy a new shirt. I found this super cute t-shirt at Old Navy. After I bought it I changed into it as soon as possible. It was a hot day and I was getting uncomfortable in the shirt that I was wearing. While at the mall I went to Claire’s where I found some great items on sale. My favorite item I got there is a set of flipflop earrings. I went to Lush were I got a bubble bar and a bath bomb. I also got food at a vegan restaurant in the food court. When I woke up that morning I wasn’t expecting to have a mall day but I’m glad I did. The next day my friend Amy picked me up and we went on a bunch of little adventures starting with a library book sale! I love books and all the books there were only a dollar. I found some great book at the sale including two American Girl books, two Barbie books and some travel books. Some of our other adventures that day included the Goodwill,the farmer’s market,the Dollar Tree and putting our feet in the pool. We also went out to dinner. Some of my favorite things that I got while shopping that day are a big bag of beads,a colorful t-shirt,and three My Little pony washclothes. Also I got nectarines at the farmer’s market! I’m so thankful for day like these! I hope you are all having a fun filled summer.

Utah adventure part four and wrap up!

Hello,my bucket list friends! Welcome to the fourth and final part of my Utah adventure! On the last day of our vacation we went to explore a church called the Cathedral of the Madeleine. It was so beautiful. I took so many pictures. It was simply beautiful inside and outside of the church. After exploring the church we went to an antique mall it was my first time going to one because I always thought that they were to expensive. Turns out I was wrong. They had some great items at great prices. There we also expensive items as well but the were plenty of great things in my price range that I was excited to add to my collection. I need to explore more antique malls. After all that exploring it was time for some lunch. We went to this restaurant called Red iguana. It was highly recommended. I’m glad we went there. The food was amazing. Plus they had a giant iguana statue out in front of the restaurant that was really cool to see. And that pretty much sums up our last day in Utah. This vacation was absolutely amazing! My favorite things were probably the zoo, the aviary, and the Park City museum. I’m glad we went to Salt Lake City. It was a lot of fun to explore.

Rock on – Christina Epperly

Utah adventure part three

Hello,my bucket list friends! It’s time for part three of my Utah adventure. On the next day of our trip,we went to the Tracy aviary. This was one of my favorite places we visited. There was so many amazing birds to look at. Some of my favorites included flamingos, owls, and vultures. One of my favorite things there was that you could buy food to feed the ducks and swans. One duck had babies and it was so fun to watch them. We also saw a bird show. I can now officially say that the Vulture is now my new favorite bird. One of my other aviary highlights was climbing up onto this big log to take a picture. I really like the way that the picture turned out. After the aviary we walked around the park where the aviary was. We found a free art museum in the park. We had some time before our Uber arrived so we went to check it out. There was a quilting exhibit that was fun to see. When we left the park we went to the Utah state capital building. It’s a very beautiful building that has a lot to see. After the capital we went to a souvenir shop across the street. Of course I was able to find some things there that I just had to have. After all that adventure, we went back to the City Creek Center for food. We ate at the same restaurant that we had before. It was another wonderful day of vacation. The next day we decided to explore Park City. The first thing we did in Park City was to go to the Park City museum. You enter the museum through the gift shop I bought some souvenirs before we went to see the exhibits. I really enjoyed this museum a lot. They had exhibits on mining,skiing,and more. I would definitely revisit this museum if I was ever back in Park City. After the museum, we walked around town and went to a bookstore and a art gallery. For our next adventure we went to a ski resort. During the summer the resort has rides that you can do such as the chair lift, a coaster, and a slide that you ride down on roller boards. We decided to do the zipline and the slide with the roller boards. The slide was a little bit scary but overall fun and the zipline was fast but I really enjoyed it. After adventure in Park City we went back to Salt Lake City to do some thrift shopping. We went to a Goodwill and at first it didn’t seem like I was going to find much but I ended up finding some things I was really happy about. I found a Barbie book, a Build-A-Bear puppy, a wishbone dog plush, and some Barbie DVDs. Thanks for reading this part of my adventure.

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Weekend road trip May 2021 part two

Hello, my bucket list friends! Well I’m finally getting around to posting part two of last weekend’s road trip. Our big adventure for the next day of our road trip was going river rafting. This was my first time ever going river rafting and I was a little nervous but excited at the same time. It was scary at some parts but I enjoyed it overall. There was a photographer that got some great pictures of us! That night we went to Black Bear Diner and I got some fun pictures there too.

Thanks for reading!

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Weekend road trip May 2021 Part one

Hello, my bucket list friends! This weekend I went on a family road trip. It was a big adventure and I can’t wait to tell you more about it so here we go! My adventure started on Friday after work. When we began the drive up to Redding it took about four hours. We made a stop for dinner. After dinner we went straight to the hotel to get some sleep. We had a big day ahead of us. On Saturday we started off our day with a tour of the Shasta caverns. After driving and parking we had to take a boat and a bus to get to the caverns. I had a fun time on the boat. Once we got to the caverns I was amazed at how beautiful they were! I felt like an explorer as I walked around the caverns taking pictures. If you ever get the chance to check it out I highly recommend it! After exploring the caverns it was time to explore the gift shop. I got some fun things at the gift shop including a hat and a magnet. Are next adventure was at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park. It was hard to get to because there were so many people there. It took a long time to get in. Also finding a parking spot seemed impossible. My mom and I went to look at the falls while my dad looked for a parking spot. I didn’t think that we would be able to enjoy the park altogether. However eventually we were able to find a parking space and go explore all together. We looked at the beautiful waterfall and then took a hike around the waterfall. There were so many people looking at the waterfall that it was overwhelming for me. I could understand why there was so many people there it was such a beautiful place and it was also a holiday weekend. However after we looked at the waterfall and and started on our hike, we noticed that there were not near as many people around. The hike was relaxing and enjoyable. After the hike we went to the store that they have at the park. I got some great souvenirs including a teddy bear and a snow globe. When we got back to Redding, we stopped at the Goodwill. I found some great things while shopping at Goodwill. Some of my favorites include a Barbie doll from 1997, a Barbie car, and lots of Mary-Kate and Ashley books. It was truly an adventure filled day! Thanks for reading

Rock On – Christina Epperly