Hey, look, it’s another weekend blog post!

Hello, my bucket list, friends, and happy Monday! It is time for another what I did this weekend blog post. I guess I haven’t gotten tired of writing these yet. I actually kind of look forward to writing these posts each week, and that is kind of funny because with my current job, I work at least one day during the weekend. Last week I worked Friday and Saturday. I also worked yesterday, so every day I talk about in this post will be a work day. Alright, with all that being said, let’s get to it!

Friday – On this day, I worked the closing shift. Before my shift started, I went to Starbucks and the toy store that is close to my work. At the toy store, I got two eggs that have a squishy toy inside, plus other surprises. I also got a PEZ dispenser, some fun shaped erasers, and a toy that has suction cups so that it can be stuck to different surfaces. After shopping at the toy store, I walked to work to begin my shift. Friday was also St. Patrick’s Day, and there was a big celebration going on close to my work. I got to hear the band playing while I was working. I felt like I was part of the celebration even though I was at work. After work, I went to Safeway. In addition to basic food items, I also got three more Kinder Joy eggs! It was a good way to start the weekend.

Saturday – I also worked the closing shift on this day. Before going to work, I went to a few places, including Walgreens. At Walgreens, I got some stuff I needed like shampoo, but I also got some fun things. In the Easter section, I got two light up toy chicks, a pen that also lights up and has a carrot on top, and a plush bunny that is also a bracelet. I also got a tin of mints for my purse. In addition to Walgreens, I went to Petco ,Starbucks, and the park before going to work. I really enjoyed walking in the park. It was not super sunny when we were at the park, but it was not raining either. The park was not very busy and that was nice. Work went well, and I went home afterward. It was a pretty good day.

Sunday – This day, I worked the opening shift. I went to a local coffee shop before the shift started. I also went to the candy store, and I got some vegan gummy bears and taffy. I had a pretty good day at work, and I went home afterward. However, I decided I needed more coffee and some food as well. I ordered Panera Bread on Uber Eats. I was so happy when it was derived. I love their hazelnut coffee so much! A delivery from Panera Bread is a good way to end your weekend.

Thank you for reading and have a blessed week.

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Yay, for beautiful sunny days!

Hello, my bucket list, friends! I’m just writing this post really quick because I want to say that I’m so happy that it has been sunny lately! I am blessed that I’ve gotten to get out and enjoy it! I’m also happy because I got a new PEZ dispenser yesterday! As we all know, life is far from perfect, but the happy little things in life help make life better! What are some happy little things that you are thankful for?

Thanks for reading!

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Books, walking and two more Kinder eggs !

Hello, my bucket list, friends! I had a pretty good day on Tuesday, so I decided to write a blog post about it. There is a book store not to far from where I live that has both used and new books. I like to go there to get their used books because new books are pretty pricey. Yesterday I  went there to see what I could find. I was hoping to get some American Girl books, but they did not have any. However, I did get a My Little Pony book, a Barbie book, and another book that looked like it would be good. The prices were really good since all the books I got were used. After the book store, my mom and I went for a walk on one of my favorite local walking trails. Before we had gone to the books store we went to Starbucks so I took my coffee on the walk with us. It was a windy day, so it was a little on the cold side, but it was not bad over all. I was happy to be walking on that trail again. When we had finished our walk, we went to Safeway. I was pretty hungry after the walk. I got some regular food items, of course, like bread and fruit, but I also got two Kinder Joy eggs and a new flavor. Coke a Cola that I’m excited to try and review. It was a pretty fun day!

Thanks for reading!

Rock On – Christina Epperly


Taking walks, taking pictures, making a mess, and drinking coffee

Hello, my bucket list, friends! January seemed to go by pretty fast, but here we are in February, and it seems to be dragging slowly by at times. It’s probably partly due to the cold. I’m a summer girl. I’m not a huge fan of the cold and having to bundle up. Don’t get me wrong. This is an important season, but I would rather have sunshine and flipflops. I’m looking forward to the summer, and I hope time starts to pick up a bit and then slows down again when the summertime gets here. I have big plans for the summer so I have to stop my spending for a while to save up and that is already frustrating me. Anyways I should probably stop ranting and get on with the post. I started this post so I could write about what I did yesterday. I had the day off yesterday, and I stayed home for most of the day. I posted an article on Vocal Media. ( You can read it HERE ) I was also watching my neighbor’s dog, so we went on a walk. On our walk, I took a bunch of photos, including one of a deer. It is not a very good picture because the deer was kind of faraway, but I’m happy I got to see it. Walks are good for my health, so I was kind of glad that the dog made me get out and walk. Later on in the day, I got a craft kit from my room and brought it up to the table. It was a craft kit where you put colorful gems on plastic figures. I ended up getting frustrated with how hard it was to put the gemstones on that I just ended up dumping the gems on the plastic figure that I had chosen. It made a big mess, but I’m ok with how the project turned out, but I won’t be buying any more kits like this in the future. The highlight of yesterday was going to Starbucks. After Starbucks, I went on another walk. It was an okay day overall, and I’m glad I learned more about what kinds of craft kits not to buy!

Thanks for reading!

Rock On – Christina Epperly

My weekend fun, including Savers and Point Lobos!

Hello, my bucket list, friends! This is another weekend blog post, but I did some really fun things this weekend that I’m excited to tell you about, so let’s get to it!

Friday – The big highlight of this day was going to Savers! This was my first thrift shopping trip of 2023 . I was super excited to go to Savers and see what I could find. However, before we went to Savers, we went to Starbucks. I found some really great items to add to my collection. Two of my favorite items that I got were a Barbie doll and a Barbie book that had a picture of the doll that got on the cover. I didn’t realize that until I got home. It was a pleasant surprise. Some other items I got were an Equestria girls doll, a Barbie matching game, a Ty beanie Boo and My Little Pony party invitations. It was a great thrift shopping trip to start the year with. After thrift shopping, I went to Safeway. I go this really amazing cupcake with two rings on it. Friday was a pretty awesome day.

Saturday – Just like Friday, Saturday was a really great day! My mom and I went to Point Lobos. It is a truly beautiful place. The water was such a beautiful color, and the Cypress trees were very interesting to look at. I had a wonderful time hiking and taking in the beautiful views. I also got some fun souvenirs at this cart that was located by the trail head to the Cypress trail. Point Lobos is definitely worth going to if you get the chance. It was so amazingly gorgeous that it was had to believe that it was actually real at times. I highly recommend adding this location to your bucket list. I wish I had had this location on my bucket list because it was so interesting and beautiful. After exploring Point Lobos, we went to Monterey. In Monterey, we got coffee at a place called Tidal Coffee. The coffee was really good here, and so was the veggie burrito. We also got some fancy soaps at a store on Cannery Row. The soap I got has a unicorn toy in it. Then we met my dad for dinner before driving back home. It was a really wonderful day.

Sunday – This day started off with a walk. We got to see my some of my favorite animal friends on our walk. After our walk, we went into town and we went to Petco, got coffee at Starbucks, walked in the park, and I went to two different grocery stores and CVS. At Safeway, I got this plastic egg that has a surprise toy inside. I also want to add that I went down one of the slides at the park. The rest of the day was spent relaxing at home. It was a great way to end the weekend.

Thanks for reading about my fun filled weekend!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

The not so great things that have happened so far this year

Hello, my bucket list, friends! I know I usually keep a happy tone on this blog, but every now and them, I need to rant about the things that have been stressing me out, and this is one of those times. When 2022 turned into 2023, I was and still am very optimistic about the year ahead. However, we all know that life is not all cupcakes and roses. Pretty early on in 2023, I got the news that the store I had been working at since October was going to be closing. Back in October, I made the choice to leave the field of childcare due to my stress level also I was wanting to pursue other careers. I was happy when I got hired at the health food store (Urban Remedy), and I have really enjoyed my time working there. I was upset when I found out the store was closing because it meant that I had to leave a great job it also meant that I had to go back on the job hunt again. I hate going on interviews it makes me nervous. However, I’m happy to say I got a job that I’m excited about, but it was a long road to get there. The other not so great thing that happened to me was somehow I ended up getting pink eye! Not only is pink eye unpleasant, but it also caused me to miss a day of work. When the infection cleared up, I was ready to go back to work the next day. However, due to a power outage, that was not possible. I’m happy to say that things are looking up now. I’m excited to start my new job and see what adventures are waiting for me!

Thanks for reading.

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Paint + Pez +pasta = my weekend!

Hello, my bucket list, friends! It is time for another weekend blog post! I’m including Friday in this weekend blog post as I do with a lot of my weekend blog posts. Without any more introduction, let’s get to it!

Friday – I didn’t go anywhere on Friday unless walking outside in the rain counts. However, on Friday evening, I got to eat pizza, and I had been craving pizza. I also decided to do a Breyer horse art kit that I had. It was hard to open the paints in the kit, and I wish that they had been a wider variety of colors included. The colors that came with the kit were black, brown, and white. It makes sense because those are realistic colors when it comes to horses, but it was kind of hard to paint with just those colors. When I was done, my horse looked like he had been rolling in the mud, which is something horses do, so I chose to name him Muddy!

Saturday – The first activity I did on Saturday was going on a nice walk during a break in the rain. Even though everything was wet, it was still nice to get out and walk. After that, my mom and I went into town to do some errands. We went to Pet Co, and they were doing cat adoptions there. I enjoyed seeing all the super cute kittens! We also went to Starbucks and Safeway. Starbucks is always a highlight for me. However, my favorite part of this day was going to Safeway and getting a new PEZ dispenser! I’ve gotten into collecting PEZ dispensers lately, and I was happy to add another Valentine’s day themed one to my small collection of PEZ dispersers. I also got a vegetarian cup of noodles at Safeway. I ate it that afternoon, and I had way too much fun taking pictures with the noodles! It was a pretty good day.

Sunday – I stayed home all day on Sunday. I stayed in my pajamas and relaxed most of the day. However, I did publish a short story on vocal media for a contest they are having. ( You can read it HERE) It took me a while to write, and I’m really happy how it turned out. That evening, I made some super yummy rainbow pasta it was the perfect way to end the weekend.

Thanks for reading about my weekend! I hope you are having a wonderful week!

Rock On – Christina Epperly