Things I love August 2019

Hello, my bucket list friends it’s time for another better late then never things I love post. Enjoy!

 

Things I love August 2019

My day trip to San Francisco – Its great to live just an hour away from this major city ( you can read about it HERE )

Build a Bear workshop – I’ve loved this place for a long time and it was the perfect place to go for my birthday ! ( you can read about it HERE)

My new phone case – Whenever I get a new phone I get these awesome phone cases from amazon that are an work of art . Take a look at the picture below it’s pretty awesome !

my new hair cut – I love having short hair but my hair grows so fast that it often gets longer then I like pretty quickly but in August I finally got it cut! I love it .

crossing get acupuncture off my bucket list – Another item is off the list ! ( read about it HERE)

Rock on- Christina Epperly

My 29th birthday !

Hello, my bucket list friends ! On August 26th I turned 29 ! It was a really great day and I can’t wait to tell you all about it so here we go !

My 29th birthday !

My birthday started of with a nice relaxing day at home. I slept in , put up a new blog post and just enjoyed the day. That evening the fun began. It started off with meeting family and friends and one of my favorite places Build a Bear Workshop. I already knew which bear I was going to choose. I saw this bear online that was brightly colored and she had ice pops on her feet. I found her at the workshop easily and my guests picked the animals they wanted then it was time build them. The employee that helped us was very nice and even made me a birthday sticker. I named my bear August Summers and I got her an outfit that had ice pops on it ! Her fur is so soft I’m so happy I choose her to be my birthday bear! My guest’s animals turned out really cute as well. After all our bear building fun it was time to chow down at the food court. I finally got to try out this vegan restaurant I’ve been wanting to go to. The food was pretty good. After that we went to the Cheese Cake Factory for Cheese Cake of course ! I got the very pretty and very yummy celebration cheese cake. It was truly a wonderful birthday! A big thank you to everyone that gave me birthday wishes and helped me celebrate.

Rock on – Christina Epperly

 

Summer wrap up 2019

Hello my bucket list friends I guess it’s time to say goodbye to summer since it is the last day of August and labor day will soon be here. So without out further delay let’s say goodbye to my favorite season.

I have a hard time saying goodbye to summer but I also enjoy looking back on all the fun times I had. Ok ,where do I start This summer was jam packed with fun! Let’s just go over some of the big highlights. I saw some great summer movies including Toy story 4 and the Lion King, I went on my big summer shopping spree, crossed four things off my bucket list ( you can read about them HERE, HERE , HERE and HERE . )  I had an amazing vacation to Portland were I visited the world’s largest book store, walked around some beautiful gardens , explored the zoo and an awesome science museum. I spent some time with some pretty awesome people. Painted a very cute ceramic bunny at petroglyph. Oh and how can I forget about the beautiful weather. Yes, some days it was hot but I just love the sunshine. The more I write about my summer the more fun things I remember like the amazing  day trips I took to Monterrey and San Francisco. In Monterrey I got to explore the 17 mile drive and take some fun pictures at Selfieville. In San Francisco I took a boat tour,went to aquarium of the bay, and took a bus tour around the city. In conclusion my summer was a lot of fun and I can’t wait until next year

Rock on – Christina Epperly

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Bucket list # 218 get acupuncture

Hello, my bucket list friends ! I crossed another item off my bucket list and I can’t wait to tell you about it so here we go !

Bucket list # 218 get acupuncture

Sometimes I talk to other people about the items on my list and when I mentioned this item it turned out I was not the only one who wanted to give acupuncture a try. For this bucket list adventure I was joined by my sister and my cousin. We started off the day with an awesome breakfast at Black Bear diner. After that we went to a mall for a bit then it was time for our acupuncture appointments.  Since there was only one doctor working at the health center that day ,our appointments were all a half hour apart.  When it was my turn I walked from the waiting room to an area that was just behind the wall that separated the waiting room from the treatment rooms. I sat down at a table across from the doctor and I told her about my shoulder pain ,after asking me some questions about my medical history and taking my vital signs it was time to go to one of the treatment rooms and begin my acupuncture experience. The health center we were at also does massage so it was no surprise that that treatment room looked just like a room at a massage clinic. When it came time to put the needles in I was nervous .I knew the doctor could tell I was nervous because she told me to relax. I did my best to relax my muscles and before I knew it the needles started going into my shoulders and the surrounding area some of the needles I barley felt as they went in some of them pinched a little bit when they went in. After just a little while all the needles were in. The doctor left the room and told me she would be back in 30 mins. As I laid there in the room I felt very relaxed I was close to falling a sleep at certain points. It was more relaxing then I thought it would be. Before I knew it the doctor was back to remove the needles. After the treatment my shoulder felt better. I enjoyed this experience and I hope to do acupuncture on my knee sometime.

Rock on – Chrsitna Epperly

San Francisco day trip Aug. 2019

Hello, my bucket list friends ! Earlier this month my mom and I went on a fun day trip to San Francisco. I can’t wait to tell you all about it so hold on tight and here we go !

San Francisco day trip Aug. 2019

I’m so blessed that I live only about an hour drive from a major tourist city! I’ve been to San Francisco quite a few times but this city has so much to offer it wasn’t hard to find things there that I haven’t done before. When we got to SF we signed up for a boat tour that passed under the golden gate bridge . ( I’ve walked across the bridge before you can read about it HERE) Before the boat tour we took a walk over to pier 39 and I did one of my favorite things souvenir shopping! I all ready have some souvenirs from my previous trips to San Francisco including some snow globes but I had some things in mind that I was looking for. I found this amazing snow globe that has the whole state of California on one side and San Francisco on the other side . I was so happy when I saw this snow globe I knew I just had to get it ! I also knew I wanted to get a stuffed animal wearing a San Francisco shirt I have quite a few stuff animals wearing shirts from other destinations but I didn’t have one from SF. I got a very cute seal that was wearing a San Francisco sweat shirt I picked out a few other things then it was time for the boat tour ! We were one of the last people to get on the boat but we found some good seats by a window on the upper deck. The boat ride included an audio tour. I enjoyed listening to the audio tour it provided all kinds of interesting facts about the places we were passing. It was so cool to pass under the Golden Gate bridge! The boat was packed full of people so it was hard to get good pictures but I managed to get some good shots of some of the things we passed. After the boat it was time for lunch. Went we went Boudin bakery I loved looking at all bread in fun shapes.  For lunch I had an amazing veggie sandwich . After lunch we went somewhere I’ve been wanting to go for a while the Aquarium of the Bay. This Aquarium was pretty small but it was still fun. I enjoyed looking at the fish and the otters. After enjoying the aquarium we decided to go on a bus tour. We went on the big bus tour. On the big bus tour you can hop on and off the bus at different locations but we decided to stay on the bus for the most of the loop and listen to the tour guide as he gave some interesting information about every stop. We ended up getting off the bus a stop or two before the end of the full loop. When we got of the bus we ended up walking  around pier 39 some more and we went and looked at the the famous seals. After that we walked to a Starbucks for some food and drinks before heading back home after a fun filled day.

Rock On – Christina Epperly

 

 

 

 

 

Things I love July 2019

Hello, my bucket list friends! I know we are in the middle of August but don’t worry I haven’t forgotten to do a things I love post for July! without further delay here we go !

 

 

Things I love July 2019

Portland OR. – I had an amazing vacation to Portland. I wrote many posts about this adventure but HERE is the first post I wrote about this vacation.

Lion King remake – I enjoyed watching the high tech remake of one of my favorite movies, You can read about it HERE

helicopter ride-  While in Oregon I crossed an item off of my bucket list. You can read about it (HERE)  

Winning a $100.00 Yogurt Land gift card-  I crossed another item off my bucket list when I won a contest and got a sweet prize ! You can read about it ( HERE)

Getting to paint a cute ceramic bunny ! You can read about it ( HERE) 

There you have it,just a few of my favorite things from a month that was jam packed with fun!

Rock on – Christina Epperly

 

 

Summer fun catch up ! 8/2019

Hello, my bucket list friends ! I’ve been so busy writing the posts about my vacation to Portland . I’ve gotten behind on telling you all about my summer fun so let’s catch up shall we ?

Summer fun catch up ! 8/2019

Ok, so where do I start ? I know I’ll start with going to see the Lion King after I  got back from Portland. If you knew me when I was young you would know how much of a Lion king fan I am. It’s still one of my favorite movies to this day. When I saw the remake last month I was able to pick out some the lines that were different from the original. I enjoyed the remake it’s was very impressive I recommend going to see if you get the chance. I’ve also been using my Yogurt Land gift card that I won. I’ve been having a fun time treating people to yogurt. My friend and I went to one of our favorite books stores and we picked out blind date books for each other. A blind date book is a book that is wrapped up and you don’t know what it is till after you buy it!  Before I left for Portland I had a fun time celebrating the 4th of July I got some great pictures of the Fire Works . I also got to go to Petroglyph  which is a studio where you paint ceramics and I painted a very cute bunny ! On the last day of July I bought a set of my little pony toys their tails turn to rainbow colors when you put them in water. You know how the saying goes time flies when your having fun and that perfectly sums up Summer for me. I think we are pretty much caught up now so enjoy some pictures of my summer fun!

Rock on – Christina Epperly