I’m alive

Hello all,

As you may or may not have noticed it’s been a few days…

Last weekend Brian and I attended our first concert of the summer, Weezer! As always it was such a great show!

My absence on the blog has not been a result of an unbalanced life by any means, I am currently taking the time to learn and understand my role. I have entered one of the most upbeat, empowering, and positive environments. Day 1 all of my “what if” questions disappeared.

Tomorrow Brian and I embark on Pokémon Go Fest 2018! The excitement is real!

Thank you for stopping back to check in.

More to come on my transition into my new job and some fun summer activities we have planned.

See you soon!

-A

Vacation Recap

Hello all,

Better late than never.

As I settle in from my absurdly long vacation I am so grateful for all I did while enjoying time with my wonderful family and boyfriend.  The picture below represents my feelings on being 26.

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As many of you saw via my Instagram, my dog Bella cut the webbing of her paw prior to my vacation.  Although we do not know what she was injured on in our yard we do know she’s a wild child and loves to get into things.  This didn’t ease my animal loving heart when I first found out.  I shed a tear for sure.  This also allowed for lots of cuddles with “Coney,” our official nickname for this little one.

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Bella is officially cone free and loving life again.  She enjoys running around in the yard looking for bunnies and jumping up on hind legs too look over our deck at the neighbors dog while barking.  I swear the neighbor dog thinks we are insane (she doesn’t know the half of it).

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A few days after my birthday Brian and I went to Replay to see the Pokemon set up for their event (As mentioned in prior post).  Since, they’ve now expanded the event to incorporate the entire bar and a Pokedex to “catch em all.”

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The time this must have taken earned my respect and also made me want to hire them! What do you think about the decor?  Have you gone to Replay or are you interested in going?

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Brian and I received all of our badges and it was such a fun time!

Later in the week my friend Kayte was in visiting from Seattle.  Oh man did I miss her!  It is nice to have friends who’ve nearly lived your entire life with you.  It is like choosing your family.  16 years of friendship and still holding on for dear life trying to adult. : )

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Brian and I also finished 13 Reasons Why 2, I haven’t found the words to express how I feel about it yet.  I suppose it’s similar to how I felt after season one, check out my 13 Lessons post for my recap of what I got from season one.  Did you watch season 2?  What are your thoughts/feelings about the seasons huge end?

To wrap up vacation Brian gave me my gift.  Literally one of my favorite gifts of all time!  The gift of a hobby and art, in the form of a Cannon Rebel T6.  I’ve always loved capturing a moment and being able to see the beauty in it forever!  I am so excited to have the highest of quality memories for both myself and my family.  Thank you again babe!

Special thank you to everyone who called, text, facebook messaged, and spent my birthday with me.  Here is to 26!  I am ready for what this next year has in store for me!

– A

Monday vibes

Happy Monday!

Hope everyone had a great weekend!

This weekend was so relaxing. I was able to go get my nails done with my mom and do some shopping (my favorites)!

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My hands can once again be photographed….

What did you do this weekend? Let me know in the comments.

We also made some homemade enchiladas which were so delicious!

Now after a long Monday it’s time to eat dinner and relax.  Brian and I will be enjoying one of these facemasks (yes we are nerds).  Anyone interested in us reviewing the masks please leave a comment and let us know what you would like to know…

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This quote is all I needed for motivation Monday.  My take away: You’ve got to realize that what you feel is NEVER WRONG and that you must always trust you intuition but also accept the consequences of things.

Wishing you a wonderful week to come!

As always remember you are a bad ass!

-A