Spring Break

It’s that time of year again – spring break.  That time where all of the college kids forget what school and responsibilities are and adventure off somewhere new.  This spring break my place of choice was California.  I love the beach and the vibe in California so I went and visited a friend.

IMG_0011.JPGI drove from Las Vegas to Camarillo, CA on Sunday and it took me the longest time to get there.  It normally is only a 4-5 hour drive… and it took me 8 hours to get there.  8 HOURS!!  It was the worst and I was all alone the whole time.  Never again aha.

When I arrived I more or less just went to sleep because it was 11:30 at night.

Monday, I went to Panera Bread and got a pitaya bowl.  It was a pretty relaxed day considering my friend had school.

Tuesday, we went to Good and Healthy, then drove out to Santa Barbara.  We spent the afternoon walking down State st. and peeking throughout all of the cute shops.  Then we stopped on the beach for a little photo shoot.

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Then we drove home. It was such a relaxed, chill day that it really just made me realize how much I can’t wait for summer!

Finally, the last day arrived and it was seriously tragic.  I was so so sad that I wasn’t able to stay a little longer.  But on the bright side… I got my belly button pierced!

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I had some super duper cute outfits throughout the few days I was in Cali, so cute I just HAD to snapchat them duh. (add me tasianicolec)

Day 1:

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Day 2:

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Day 3:

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The rest of break I just spent my time at home or at work… so what I do typically.

Sunday was Easter and so I had dinner at my grandparents house here in town and then went to my sister’s house for a little while to play board games with her friends.

What did you do over spring break?

DISNEYLAND!!!

Disneyland is probably my favorite place on this planet.  I don’t really know why, but when I think of Disney, I just immediately become overjoyed!  So, I’m thankful for having some friends who feel the same way about it!

My lovely friend Lacy had her 19th birthday on February 28, so we decided to go to Disneyland to celebrate!

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So, Monday the 27th at about 11pm we got on the road from Vegas to Anaheim. There wasn’t any traffic so it was a smooth drive straight there!  We stayed in a little motel for the night and got some sleep for our big day!

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As we arrived at Disneyland and walked up to the gate, we scanned our tickets overjoyed when we head the WORST sound EVER!!!! The ticket was being declined.  Not just one ticket either, no, 2 tickets.  Nick and Ashley’s tickets were both declined and Lacy and I had already gone through the gate.   Now, if you haven’t been to Disneyland before, the tickets expire one year after purchase, so as long as you don’t scan them you can go anytime.  However, once you go through the gate you can’t get a refund.  Whether you were inside for 5 minutes or 5 hours.  It doesn’t matter.

Now we start to panic, because Disneyland tickets are not cheap.  Apparently, what had happened, Disney refunded the tickets to the cards and the money would return in 3-5 business days.  This is upsetting because now how are we supposed to enjoy our day at Disney if we don’t have everyone there.  So, I ended up paying for Nick’s ticket in full and then Ashley and Nick payed for her ticket.  We made it in the park!

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Now, the world was our oyster!  We walked around and rode on so so many rides!  I don’t know about you, but I love to be comfy at Disneyland.  So, before we left, Ashley and I went shopping!

For any of the below items, if I couldn’t find the exact same item I linked to similar or something else I loved & recommend.

The jeans – Forever 21

The shirt – Forever 21

The flannel – Forever 21

The backpack – Forever 21

The shoes – Vans

The ears – Disneyland

Anyways, I took a lot of super cute pictures so here is a slideshow of me & my cute friends!

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Pretty much, the moral of the story is – don’t take life for granted.  Take an adventure, stay up that extra hour, do what you want to do to be happy because in the end that’s all we have.  Memories and joy.  Live your life.

 

 

Life Update/New Segment

Hi everyone!  How have you been?  I’m pretty good just have started back up with the second semester of my lovely little college life.  But, I wanted to go ahead and share a couple fun things that have/are happening in my life recently!  They are quite exciting and definitely open a new chapter for me in “adulthood”.

First off, I invested in eyelash extensions.  I know what you’re probably thinking and that’s that they are a complete waste of money but I 100% disagree.  I barely have to wear any makeup anymore and it’s the best thing ever!! And, I take the best selfies in the world now.  Just kidding but they are quite photogenic and are a great investment.  See for yourself!

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Next thing is that I am moving out of my house!  I’m moving at about the end of the month into a nice house with a handful of other friends and my dog.  And I probably couldn’t take this step without how awesome my parents took the news and support me in my decision to take this next life step, of course with a few concerns behind them which are completely understandable but I definitely am thankful to have their “blessing” in a way!  Also, my friends are also so supportive as well, (shoutout to Regan and Ashley) I definitely couldn’t leave my comfort zone without them right behind me.  I will have my own room and I’m very excited to be “adulting” and really just taking that next step in life to becoming an adult.

Last but not least, I’ve decided to add a new segment or a little extra thing to look forward to in my blog posts and that’s a little bit of poetry.  I was given “A Book I’ll Never Write” by my lovely friend Regan and I haven’t really had time to sit down and read it so instead of trying to sit and read it I’m going to flip to a random page and write the poem down at the bottom of my posts or in their own posts if I like it too much to just add it to some other idea.  I really can’t wait to share all of these amazing poems with you but always keep in mind that they are not original ideas in any way they will all be coming from “A Book I’ll Never Write” so just keep in mind I am not poetically talented in any way.   I will start doing that next post!

Alright so comment below your goals for the upcoming year or maybe some types of posts or topics you would like to read from me very soon 🙂  Remember, you don’t need an account to comment!  I can’t wait to decorate my room and show you all how awesome my new house is!  Also, I would love if you all contacted me so feel free to follow my Twitter or Instagram by clicking on the word and I can’t wait to hear from you !

 

A parade, a bachelorette party, and a wedding!

You could say I have been a little busy this holiday season.  Just like last year, I was in the annual Downtown Summerlin Holiday Parade as a little dancer, and I loved it just as much as last year too.  Here are some pictures I wanted to share from that, as well as the display picture for this post.  Also, I made it a slideshow cuz I thought it was cuter.  Don’t judge.

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Next we had a bachelorette party and a wedding for my brother Bret and my friend Bella’s wedding.  Probably the most adorable thing I have ever been a part of and might I add I am so thankful for having been a bridesmaid in their lovely wedding.  I will definitely share more professional pictures of the wedding on my Instagram and Twitter so definitely check those out (links on the Contact ME! page).

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So definitely been an experience.  On top of all of this madness, I had my birthday and Christmas which were both wonderful thanks to my friends and family.  Love you all.

How was your holiday season?

Just a Little Chat

Hello! I just wanted to get a few thoughts and feelings out before my brain explodes so here it is.

I have finished my first semester of college, and to be honest I am not really too happy with my final grades.  I definitely believe I could have tried a little harder in some areas and I definitely know my attendance for a couple classes weren’t amazing.  So, I know what I need to change.

I am going to definitely study a little more, try a little harder, and treat attendance as mandatory unlike I had been.  I guess what I’m trying to say is this is my way of confirming I will try harder.

Also, I abandoned my youtube channel (if you didn’t know, I have one of those) and that makes me sad because I really did have fun making the few videos I did make, and I do enjoy editing it is quite calming.  So, this is my way of saying I am going to try to post on youtube a little more as well.

On another note about youtube, my 18th birthday is almost here and once it hits I am going to make a new youtube channel that I can actually use for content creation rather than just posting random fun videos.  To be a real content creator you have to register with Adsense and start promoting your channel and in order to do that you must be 18.  Well, on the email that I used to create the channel I may or may not have said I was 18 😦 whoops.  So I am going to start fresh and actually start creating.

Also, I feel like I have been abandoning YOU all a little bit as well.  I know, I still post once every week or every other week.  Pretty much I post very sporadically.  And I don’t think that is very fair, especially since there is over 50 of you now!  Holy moly!  So, this is my way of saying that I am going to start creating fun and interesting content on here as well!  This may or may not start picking up pace until the new year but just know, I have not abandoned you in any way.

So, thank you all so much for sticking around and if you have any other ideas to help me out with the things listed above, that would be awesome.  Also, if you have a blog and are following me but I don’t follow you back, comment below and I will definitely give you a look 🙂 AND if you have a youtube, leave your name or URL below and I will subscribe when I make my new channel.  Thank you again for sticking by me. xx

Facing My Fears

I have decided to face my fears.  I know this sounds vague so I will go into a little detail before I continue.

I have recently been looking into studying abroad, and the place I want to go is Brighton, England.  I have thought about all of the risks and all of the benefits and have decided I am going to give it a shot.  This is very nerve wrecking because I have never even been out of the country, let alone living there for months on end.

I have, however, made up my mind that I am in fact going to apply.  It will cost a little bit of money out of pocket, but not too much that it will effect me in any way.

I guess, I’m writing this post to get your stamp of approval?

Is this actually a good idea?? Or am I just crazy …

I would love to hear your thoughts about this, maybe convincing me that this really is a good idea?

Breakfast of Champions?

The other morning, I was running late for school (which happens to be a normal thing for me) so I wasn’t able to grab anything on the way to school for breakfast because on this particular morning, I was running REALLY late.

So, I was in my car when I realized… I HAVE A BAG OF FLAMING HOT LAYS IN THE BACKSEAT OF MY CAR OMG.

Now I know what you are probably thinking, flaming hot lays? What? When has this ever been a thing?? Well, I didn’t discover them until the other day when I went to Walmart with my friend Lacy.  She decided to walk down the chips isle and BEHOLD – flaming hot lays.  Sure, I’ve had your typical flaming hot Cheeto or your Takis, but never had I ever had a flaming hot lay.  So I tried them, and OH MY GOODNESS!! They’re delicious.

Back to the story – I was driving and I realized I had the bag of chips and I got ridiculously excited because well, I love those chips.  Only problem, however, it was 7:30am and I don’t know about you but I don’t really consider that the prime time for eating chips. But, I did it anyways.

I ate the whole family sized bag.

Not my proudest moment.

Now, it was around 8am and my mouth was on fire and I had nothing to drink because, once again, I was running late.  I noticed a bottle of water on the floor of the passenger seat of my car and deeply thought about whether or not that was the best idea.

I concluded that yes, it was a perfect idea.  So, I sat and drank my water that was probably sitting in the car for about a week.  It tasted a little funny but in the end it was an okay decision.  So, that’s it.  That is the best breakfast you can have when you’re running ridiculously late. 🙂