Hamilton Pool

June 28, 2017

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

June 25, 2017

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!

June 20, 2017

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!

June 13, 2017

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

May 26, 2017

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!

April 24, 2017

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

April 16, 2017

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

April 3, 2017

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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March 30, 2017

Over President’s Day weekend, we decided to take a quick trip to my parent’s place. My mom keeps promising warmer weather, but Mother Nature does not seem to enjoy delivering on those promises when we’re there! ;P I feel like every time it starts getting warmer, someone comments on how warm it is, then the…

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Tin Tic

March 29, 2017

A few weeks ago, Utah started getting warmer (Wahoo!! if only it had stuck around… brrrrr), so Mason decided that we were going on an adventure. It was a blast! He wasn’t going to tell me where we were going because he wanted it to be a surprise, but I totally guessed. 😉 The drive on…

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