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

Weekend highlights

Hello,my bucket list friends! This weekend was pretty great so I thought it would be fun to share it with all of you. I hope all of you had a great weekend as well!

Going to Target – Friday after work I went to Target. I got a lot of fun things including a small Barbie color reveal doll,a Barbie doll that came with a bathtub, shoe liners to wear with my Crocs, a My Little pony coloring book, bath bombs and two art kits.

Bath bombs – I used two bath bombs this weekend. One on Friday night and one on Sunday. The one I used Friday night was one of the ones that had gotten a Target that day. It was a little mermaid themed bath bomb and came with a cute pendent inside it. The bath bomb I used on Sunday was also from Target but I got it on a different shopping trip. It’s was an ice cream cone shaped bath bomb and it had a cute squishy toy hidden inside. This bath bomb was very similar to another bath bomb that I had gotten at Target before except for it was in the shape of a gummy bear.

Art ! – I did one of the art kits that I got at Target. It was make your own necklace kit where you painted a large butterfly. It came with three colors and it was very simple. I enjoyed this fun and quick project.

Succulents – I finally got around to planning the succulents that I already had. I put all three of them in one pot and I like the way they look. I hope this becomes a new hobby for me.

Celebrating mother’s Day – Sunday was mother’s Day and we went up to Napa to celebrate. We had a good lunch at a cute restaurant that had porch swings outside.

Walks – I was able to go on a couple walks this weekend. It’s amazing how something so simple can be so relaxing and enjoyable and healthy.

Thanks for reading

Rock on – Christina Epperly

Early May highlights

Hello, my bucket list friends! We have not been in May for very long but I already have somethings to talk about. I’m so excited that summer is just right around the corner! At the rate this month is going already Summer will be here before I know it! Anyways let’s get into this month’s highlights so far.

My cousin’s birthday party- On Sunday I had a wonderful time celebrating my amazing cousin’s birthday! We had breakfast,got our nails done, had massages and had cake!! It was a wonderful day!

Teacher appreciation week-this week is teacher appreciation week. It has been really awesome! The school that I work for did a really great job of making me feel appreciated this week. I loved getting small surprises each day at work.

Succulents- I got three succulents. And I can’t wait to plant them when I do I’ll be sure to blog about it!

More Barbie color reveal – On the last day of April I got two more Barbie color reveal dolls at Target. On the first day of May I revealed them. However I did get my first double meaning I already had revealed that same doll before. but the other doll was one that I had been wanting. So it all worked out.

Crocs – I got my first pair of Crocs and I love them! They are so comfortable!

Rock on – Christina Epperly

Bucket list #294 Go shopping at the Gilroy Outlets

Hello, my bucket list friends! I’m super happy to say that yesterday I crossed another item off my bucket list. The last time I went to the outlets,a lot of the stores were closed. However this time the stores I wanted to visit were open.My mom and I started our outlet adventure with the Disney store outlet. I’ve been to the Disney store before but not the outlet. They had good deals on a lot of items including some items from the theme parks. My favorite thing that I got was a mouse ear headband that was summer themed. After that we went to Claire’s. This location had a pretty large clearance section I enjoyed looking through all the items especially the ones on sale. I was able to find some really great accessories and one of the best curly straws I’ve ever seen in my life! After those two stores we went to go visit the California welcomeCenter again. I’ve been here once before and I love looking through all the travel brochures that they have. I had a lot of fun crossing this item off my list and I hope to go back to the Gilroy outlets sometime.

Rock on – Christina Epperly

Idaho February 2021 wrap-up

Hello, my bucket list friends! It’s time for the last post about this month’s trip to Idaho. My last day in Idaho I went to a family member’s farm and saw some very cute animals. It was like being at a petting zoo! I have so much fun each time I visit the farm. After the farm visit I went out for one last dinner with some other family members before going back home the next morning. I’m back home now and I’m happy to be back in the sunshine but I miss being able to eat inside restaurants!

Rock On – Christina Epperly

More adventures in Idaho

Hello, my bucket list friends! I’m back in California but I’m still excited to share my latest Idaho adventure with you. On Thursday I went to go see the Titanic exhibit at the Discovery Center of Idaho. The exhibit was very interesting it was amazing to see the artifacts that came from the Titanic. At the end of the Titanic exhibit there was a dinosaur exhibit. That was fun to see. I loved dinosaurs a lot as a kid. After the Discovery Center I went for a walk on the Boise river green belt. It was a fun walk I enjoyed looking at the river. This was a really good day filled with adventure! I hope all of you are enjoying adventures as well.

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Hello Idaho 2021

Hello,my bucket list friends! As you can probably tell by title of this post I am in Idaho visiting family. I arrived last night but I’m already having a great time. Highlights so far includes spending time with family and an amazing dog named Jewels, going to Olive Garden, going to Michael’s, and playing in the snow. I’m not a big fan of snow but being up here is making me feel like a kid again.I’ve been having fun making footprints and drawing smiley faces in the snow. I’m excited to have even more adventures this week.

Rock on – Christina Epperly

Goodwill adventure and a hike

Hello, my bucket list friends ! On Saturday I had a fun adventure with my mom and my friend Amy. It all started when my mom and I met Amy outside of the Goodwill. I was excited to see what we could find. I was a able to get a few fun items on this thrift trip. Some of my favorite items that I got were a Vermont Teddy Bear, an American girl cookbook, and a make your own puzzle art kit. After our thrift store adventure. Amy took us to her favorite coffee place called coffee cat. Their coffee was so amazingly good I can’t wait to go there again. After that we had one more thing to do. Amy took us to one of her favorite hiking spots that had amazing views. I had a fun time exploring a new place. I hope all of you are having wonderful days as well.

Rock On – Christina Epperly