My 21st birthday was last last friday, January 28th. I woke up for my 8am class and was greeted by cute little signs in the hallway… its probably a good thing you cant read all of the 3rd one thats not my name…… 🙂 and at the end of the trail I found all of … More My 21st birthday – best birthday yet.
After 12 days in lovely New Zealand, I am home! Getting back was a bit more difficult than I had anticipated. After a three hour flight from the South island to the North island and a 12 hour flight to the US of A, I arrived at LAX. I figured I could just take Amtrak … More New Zealand wrap up
I am not sure if the title of this post means anything, but I feel that it is worth noting. Day 3: Madre and I woke up and had breakfast at the hotel and then set out for what is said to be the prettiest section of the Queen Charlotte trek. Unfortunately for us, it … More Bird poop in New Zealand is clear, but in the States it is white….
Hello! I am currently in Portage, New Zealand! I left on Saturday around noon and arrived in New Zealand almost exactly 24 hours later. The 12 hour flight from LA to Auckland was actually perfectly comfortable. Being in coach on New Zealand Air (or pretty much any other country…) is like being in business on … More Greetings from New Zealand!
Hello everyone! I hope you have all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday so far. I flew out of Sacramento on Wednesday afternoon and landed in Chicago that evening. On Thursday, my entire mother’s side of the family united at a big hotel in Chicago for festivities and a big dinner. It was amazing to see … More Big Love + My first giveaway!!!
These last couple days I have been at my annual family reunion. I have a large maternal family. My mom has 5 brothers and 1 sister. I believe the size is due to our overwhelmingly Irish and Catholic lineage. That is 7 children. One uncle decided to make it a tradition and has 7 kids. Another … More Your 7 year old just referred to me as a Joke Terminator.
This weekend was so nice. Loryn, my best friend since 3rd grade (!) and I drove up to Waco to stay with my mom and Steve. We watched lots of movies, went out on the lake, and cooked up a storm. Breakfast Parfait Bottom layer: 1/4 cup oat bran microwaved for 1 minute with 1/3 … More Weekend with the fam