Summer shopping fun 2022

Hello, my bucket list friends! This past weekend I had my summer mall weekend. This is a tradition of mine where I go to the Dollar Tree on Friday and then I go to the mall on Saturday. I love shopping and summertime. That is the main reason why I do this in summer. Plus it is a great idea to spend a hot summer day inside of an air-conditioned mall!

Dollar Tree- After work on Friday I went the Dollar Tree. I didn’t go to my favorite location because it was further away from my work. The location I went to is usually pretty disorganized and this time was no different. However, I still got a lot of great items. Some of my favorite items I got are two Hot Wheels monster truck toys, summer wall decorations, a 4th of July themed craft kit,a Barbie craft kit, summer stickers, and a My little pony coloring book. Yes, the store was disorganized but it was still very easy to find things to put in my basket. I was very happy with the items I  got. I also got some Jelly Belly brand sparkling waters. I love getting thoes when I go to the Dollar Tree.

Mall – On Saturday I visited my favorite local mall. The first store I went to was Claire’s. This store is always at the top of my list when I go to the mall. They have a clearance section and this great buy three get three free promotion. I bought some nice items here including some hair clips that have strawberries, ice pops, and watermelon slices on them. I also got this super cute movie theater themed earing set that was on sale. I was very happy about this super cute headband that I got too. After Claire’s I went to the candy store next door. I got two pieces of candy there. My next store was Old Navy where I was looking for flip-flops and a a new t-shirt and of course I found both. Old Navy has great flip-flops and I have a few of their graphic tees. Now, this next part is a lot of fun because I went to Build a Bear Workshop!! They have this collection called Heartables where you open a bag and see what animal you get to make. I got a very cute purple fox. I named her Violet Waves. She is super cute! After that I went to Daiso where I got some fun things. Including erasers that where shaped like sheep and stickers. While I was at the mall I went to this really good vegan place for lunch. One thing about this mall that makes it my favorite is that it has a Target in it. I went to Target and as always I found some great items. Some of my favorite things I got are a new Barbie doll, a slap bracelet ruler, a bag of erasers,and bath bombs that have prizes inside. I also went to Forever 21 where I got some cute socks. I also love taking pictures when I’m at the mall. I was happy to see some art and a floral display that made great backgrounds for photos. It was a warm day so I got a refresher at Starbucks before going home. It was a good mall day and I’m very happy with the items I got.

Thank you for reading about my summer shopping spree!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

Savers,Target and Mother’s day!

Hello,my bucket list friends! It’s time for another weekend in review post. This weekend  started by me doing one of my favorite things. when I got off of work on Friday ,My mom and I went thrift shopping at Savers. I got some awesome things for my collection including three Barbie dolls and a lot of Barbie movies. ( You can read more about it HERE) after thrift shopping I went to Safeway. I got a big cupcake that had pretty pink frosting on it. It was a good way to start the weekend. On Saturday I made another work of art with my paint sticks . ( You can read about it HERE ) we went out to dinner with family on Saturday but first we made a stop at Starbucks. After that we went to Target. At Target I got my first Barbie Extra doll! I love her hair so much! Her outfit is also amazing! I also got some bath bombs that have prizes inside. Other items I got include light up bathtub toys and kinetic sand. It was a fun trip to Target and an overall good day. Sunday was mother’s day! We started off the day by going to church and ended the day by going to a fancy dinner. In between church and dinner I went to Starbucks ,went on a walk and took a bath with two very cute bath bombs. Dinner was amazing the picture I took of my dinner turned out amazing. It looked like a picture from a magazine.

Thanks for reading about my weekend!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

Two more thrift shopping adventures

Hello, my bucket list friends. Yesterday and the day before I went thrift shopping. I found some great items and I’m excited to tell you more about it so here we go. On Thursday I went to my favorite local Goodwill location. I was so happy when I saw this Barbie ornament from the 90s. It was still in the original box. Another item I found that got me excited was a color your own squishy toys art kit! I had a kit from this same brand before but this kit had different squishy toys in it. Other highlights include a mug from 1986, and a dog purse! Yesterday day after work I started off my weekend by going to Savers. When I got there I headed right to the toy section. I was happy to see that there were a good amount of dolls to chose from. I ended up getting three Barbie dolls. My favorite doll I got is pearl beach barbie. she still had her super cute earrings on and her blue bathing suit too! I also got a lot of Barbie movies. It looked like a whole collection of Barbie movies had been donated. I kept finding ones that I wanted to add to my collection. Some of the other things I got were two American Girl books, a bag of Disney Parks buttons ,a flip fllop pin, and new ear buds! Thank you for reading about my thrift shopping adventures!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

And another weekend gone …..

Hello,my bucket list friends! It’s time to morn the loss of yet another weekend. There are some who say that we should focus of the happy memories and not the loss. For this post I think that’s a great idea! Let’s start by talking about Friday. On Friday we got surprised with some really awesome cookies at my work! I got a confetti cookie it was so happy looking and it was also really yummy! After work I went to the Dollar Tree. I was excited to see that they already had some of their summer items out. My favorite item that I got that day was a pack of summer themed trivia cards. Some of the questions are really easy but some are really interesting. Some other things I got at the Dollar Tree included some squishy toys, a My Little Pony sticker set, and some paint! It was a good way to start the weekend. On Saturday I had my first marketing class through my voice acting school. It was really interesting and I look forward to the other sessions. I also got to go to a store that I love and that store is Michaels. I’m very creative person so I love stores that are filled with art supplies. I got some really fun things at Michaels including two packages of wooden animal shaped ornaments, a wooden pineapple, paint sticks, stickers, and beads shaped like sea animals. However my favorite thing that I bought at Michaels was a TY squishy beanie leppard toy! It is so soft and squishy I love it so much! After shopping we went to Starbucks! I got an iced coffee and a cake pop! Later that day I went back into town and walked on one of my favorite trails. After that I went to 7-Eleven and got a slurpee. That night I a took a bath with bath bombs! On Sunday I went to Starbucks again but the big highlight of the day was going to a restaurant to celebrate my cousin’s birthday! It was a pretty great weekend!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

An amazing Goodwill trip!

Hello,my bucket list friends! On Thursday, I went thrift shopping! I had not planned on going on thrift shopping that day but my dad had to get some items from the store next door. As you can probably tell by the title of this post it was a really good day for me at the thrift store! One item that I was really excited about finding was the game pretty,pretty princess. I remember this game from when I was a kid and I have been looking for it when I go thrift shopping. I was so happy when I saw it on the shelf. I haven’t counted all the jewelry but it from what I can tell it’s all there or mostly all there at least. This was a great find! Another great find from this thrift trip was a blanket that had some characters from The Lion King two printed on it. I also got some Tennie Beanies and a Barbie calendar. I also really love the plush purple cat that I got. It’s originally from Build a Bear Workshop and it has a cute little bow on its tail! I wish all thrift shopping trips could be like this.

Rock On- Christina Epperly

Tuesday’s Savers trip :)

Hello, my bucket list friends! On Tuesday I went to Savers with my mom. Tuesday is senior discount day at my local Savers. It is a good day to vist because my mom can get 30% off. The doll section at my Savers has gotten a little better lately and I ended up getting four dolls on Tuesday. One of my favorite finds from this trip was a tin box that was from Tokyo Disney. I love the art on the front of it. Another one of my favorite finds from this thrifting adventure was 102 Dalmatians book that came with posters. I remember when this movie came out so it was a really cool thing to find. I did good with books in general on this thrift trip. I got some American Girl books and some other interesting books. I also got this really nice painting set. It was a successful thrift shopping adventure!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

A Target run and more Barbie reveal fun

Hello, my bucket list friends! On Friday I went to Target after work. Target is one of my favorite places to go shopping and I was excited to see what I would find there this time. In the dollar section I got a very cute Crayola brand craft kit. I’m akso excited to say I got three Barbie dolls two more mermaid color reveal dolls and another cutie reveal doll. I also got three bath bombs including an Easter themed one. Some other things I got included a cute pair of socks and play-doh foam. I really love shopping at Target I wish I lived with in walking distance of one. I was excited to reveal the new color reveal dolls. I’m really glad that I got two of the mermaid color reveal dolls because I ended up getting a third purple mermaid doll! I was frustrated but I was happy that the other doll I got was the green and blue mermaid doll. She had a peace sign theme to her. It was a great trip to Target. Thanks for reading!

Rock On – Christina Epperly