Monday, April 25, 2016

My Small Adventure: Birthday Getaway

My Birthday was literally a month ago on March 25th so this is a very late post.

I had gotten some bad news and instead of letting it ruin my birthday, I decided to give it a one-finger salute and enjoy my weekend anyway.  One of my dear friends has a birthday a couple weeks after mine and she wanted to do something spontaneous.  Well, she went bought a ticket to Miami, FL but that wasn't enough.  She went on Snapchat and asked if anyone wanted to hit up Austin during Easter weekend.  I was midway through my California trip and realized my fiance would be in California while I would be at home, *alone during my birthday, so I took her up on her offer and texted her "ME!"

She picked me up early Saturday, after I texted her, "Where you at" and she said, "Damn just woke up.  Be there ASAP"  Everyone has their strengths, but waking up before 7 isn't hers.

One hour later, she's at my apartment gate and three hours later, we're at McKinney Falls State Park.

This trip is especially different compared to my other Austin trips because this is the first time I didn't go to get drunk and party.  We went for the nature, for the hikes, for the experiences. I only packed sneakers and gym clothes this time.  I mean we hiked for like 10 miles that day.  I literally started to wheeze.

Romy my Homie

Ok... I'm not gonna lie I did pack one nice outfit but no heels!  I mean what else do you wear when you hit up Rainey Street for some Detroit-style pizza.

I also wore this *nice outfit to grab one bloody mary and check out the view from the Oasis that looks over Lake Travis.

The next day was just the same, except this time we went to check out the most famous *pool in Texas.  Hamilton Pool in Dripping Springs, TX.  If you've never heard of Hamilton Pool, put it on your bucket list.  It's seriously one of the most gorgeous swimming preserves.  *To be fair, this is the first one I've been to.

I've never seen such beautiful scenery, the water was so blue and bright, the greenery was so... green. Now some tips for your Hamilton Pool trip.

  1. Show up early!  They don't open til 9:00 a.m., but seriously, they only let a few people in at a time, and then you can either wait until someone leaves (60-70 min), or you should just go back to your hotel pool and order some room service.
  2. Wear some sort of hiking outfit, including shoes, because it's about a quarter mile of a walk down to the actual pool.
  3. Take some snacks and water, we left early because we wanted some barbecue, but I really wish I would've brought some honey buns or something.
  4. Bring a blanket to sit on because it's gravel, not sand, and that shit does not feel good on your bum.  
  5. Lastly, call beforehand, I've heard about there being some bacteria build up especially after it rains.  I'm not sure, something about some asshole shitting in the pool.
  6. Oh and no cell service, so save your Snapchats if you want them to upload to your story after you leave.
This was my most recent Small Adventure, I'm not sure where I'll be heading to next, but I'm hoping it will be back to San Clemente, California to see my fiance.

Here's a video to some up my Hamilton Pool experience.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Old Navy Active Wear 50% off Sale

old navy 50% off sale

Old Navy is having a 50% off sale for their fitness gear.  So much good stuff on sale, especially if you're trying to get in gear for that summer vacation in Cabo.

I might just get in there myself!

Thursday, December 11, 2014


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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Loft Haul

Back in October I went into Loft because they were having a 40% off sale on their sale items.  Since it was such a long time ago, I don't have the receipt anymore, but I think I only spent a little more than $100, maybe $125?  Anyway, I got a few items for a very good price.

My Small Adventure: ACL 2014

I went to Austin City Limits this year during the first weekend.  I got the tickets pretty early, sometime around May, maybe?  They really are crazy expensive something around $400?

Austin City Limits, or ACL, is a three-day music festival, and this year it took place during two separate weekends.  I went the first weekend of Oct 3-5.  I didn't get to go on that Friday, I had school and it was easier for us to just leave that night and just go on Saturday.  I also didn't get to go on Sunday.  My boyfriend was really tired from the day before and we're not really crowd-loving type of people.

Some of the artists I saw included the Avett Brothers, Rebelution, Juanes, and a bunch others I don't know the names of, but I do know some of their songs.  

Also, ACL has some awesome little tents and artwork set up for you to take pictures of and buy.  I bought a really cool poster of The Blues Brothers (one of my favorite movies) that I have yet to put up because I need a cool frame.

Kate Spade Earrings

Such a late post.

I've been really busy with school and work and blah blah blah, so I haven't really been able to keep up with this blog.  However, I will be doing a bunch of posts within the next few weeks.  Mostly because I have still been gathering gifts for loved ones and I like talking about them because I can't talk about them with everyone else because they're gifts!

Back in September, (I know, I know) I bought some earrings from Kate Spade during one of their 75% off events.  I had a hard time deciding who to gift these to, because I know everyone would love these.

I got three pairs of earrings for $77.22 and they all came in these cute little personal bags and I think that's the perfect touch as a gift.  

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Lorac Haul from Hautelook

My hand slipped.  I saw Hautelook had Lorac on sale and bought some stuff.  Lots of stuff.  Initially, I was going to get something for myself, but then I realized that I should probably start some holiday shopping.  This year I'm doing something really cute for Christmas, I'll get into that later once its more than just an idea.