Adulting 101: Please Help!

Here are 11 things on my mind currently (including questions for people who clearly have life more figured out than I do if you can answer them): My grandma tap dances (how cute is that??), and her group is tapping at the OC Fair today. They did such a good job! I’m a fan😉! I…

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City by the Bay

Last weekend, we were in San Francisco! I know I say this every time, but it was a blast! I guess it helps that I have such a cute travel buddy😍. We got back on Monday morning, and we were exhausted! Our flight took off at 6 am, so we had to leave our hotel at 4am- not…

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Hamilton Pool

Did you see that picture?? Did you see it??😱 That’s from Hamilton Pool which was AMAZING!!! It was so hot in Austin, so we tried to stay cool by hanging out in the water, and this is one of the places that we visited.  If you are ever in the area, it’s a must see. The…

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Austin to do List: SoCo Edition

Austin was a blast! It was so great to see Mason’s family, and we had too much fun hanging out around town! On Monday, we decided to window shop around South Congress Street. All the restaurants and shops down that street are so cute, and you can follow up your walking tour with a visit…

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The Worst BBQ in Texas!

This week, we are in Austin visiting Mason’s family! We got here really late Thursday night (technically Friday morning😶), and it’s been a blast so far! I’ll write more about the rest of the week later, but yesterday we went to Rudy’s and it was too fun not to share! Rudy’s is a BBQ place…

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Help Your Littles!

Studying Elementary Education (ElEd) is SO fun, and a lot of people think it’s a wimpy major because all we do is make puppets and sing our ABCs. We do make puppets, and we figure out how to make a list of letters fun, but such activities only constitute about 15% of our education (I…

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Update on the Slades

I haven’t been very present on here lately, so here is a quick update on the Slades: I am officially a Slade! I finally changed my name on EVERYTHING, so my name is officially Amanda Slade! Woohoo!!(My driver’s license picture is hilarious) Mason and I moved to California for the summer! It’s been a blast…

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Monday Motivation: You Matter!

Here is a little procrastinated Monday motivation! I love the SoulPancake channel on YouTube, it’s just a good place to visit when you need a good pep talk, and Mondays are notorious for being super fun and making everyone feel good so… As kid president will soon tell you, “You’re here, you take up space. You matter!…

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Arches National Park

A week ago at about 5am, we embarked on one heck of a great weekend! Have you ever been to Arches National Park? If not, you should definitely fix that because the park is STUNNING!! We had a car full of sleep deprived college kids who’d had maybe 12 hours of sleep in the last…

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It’s a Girl Game

This weekend I got to help celebrate one of my best friends, Madeline! She’s getting married in May, so I threw her a bachelorette party before we start finals. It was such a blast!! I planned a spa night for 15 girls, and it could not be more excited about the way it went! Madeline’s…

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