Cinco Ideas for Cinco de Mayo

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This Saturday is Cinco de Mayo (where has April gone?!) so I wanted to share a few ideas for how to celebrate. I’ve taken four years of high school Spanish, and the teachers always remind us that Cinco de Mayo isn’t a real Mexican holiday. It celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla during the French-Mexican War. However, besides in the town of Puebla, not many Mexicans celebrate it (or at least, so I’m told). Rather, it’s an Americanized holiday used as an excuse to drink margaritas. 😉 But that’s enough history for one day! If people are going to celebrate, I figure we should get in on the fun too, so here are five ways to spend Cinco de Mayo this Saturday (that don’t involve alcoholic beverages). Continue reading

In the Dark of the Night, This Zombie Will Find You

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Thank goodness it’s finally Friday! I’m so sleepy today—trying to catch up from all the Halloween festivities still. Even though the holiday has already come and gone, I wanted to share the costume I actually wore on Tuesday. We just started reading Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in my English class, so I was inspired to dress as the monster. However, my costume ended up looking more like a zombie. When you think about it though, Frankenstein’s monster is basically the OG zombie. 😉 Continue reading

Hey, Pumpkin

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Good morning girlies! I hope you had a fabulous Halloween last night—those trick-or-treater kids are so dang cute. Today I’m just sharing some photos I took at a pumpkin patch in Puyallup, Washington, on Saturday and randomly talking about a bunch of crap that pops into my mind. Sound good to you? Okay. 😉 Continue reading