MIMM: How did I get senioritis?

Guys, I have senioritis. This is appropriate too because I’m over my own classes…

So this is what I’ve been doing to make it MARVELOUS.

After not painting my nails for months…
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Perfect weather for some green juices.

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…and sushi (or a Samurai Burrito).

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Fundraising gala with teachers… I thought this was appropriate after wine and 2 Moscow Mules at the hotel bar, Fireside.

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In the morning, I headed to Venice Beach.

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Muscle Beach

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Abbot Kinney, which is one of the coolest streets ever. Lots of shops not as many bars or restaurants though.

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We had to head home though, but I stopped by for some pizza.

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Ice cream with my cousin

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I tried this brand at the Natural Products Expo with some kombucha. I immediately grabbed a bottle to mix with lime-flavored sparkling water when I saw it at the store. Austin, Texas is so hip.

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Because summer is here, I’m planning a Cinco de Mayo housewarming party.

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Baron is home! We finally picked him up from my aunt’s house.

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Now I can use the hashtag #dogsofinstagram

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Sunday was spent decorating:

String lights are so hard to find when it’s not winter.

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Funky flamingo and cactus from Party City and $1.50 paper lanterns from Daiso.

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I also picked up some paper tissue flowers. I only made one but finally made use of my empty Cheerwine bottle and washi tape (from Target).

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A Cinco de Mayo party wouldn’t be complete without a colorful banner. This Bud Light umbrella also appeared at the house (from my uncle) and a folding table “for parties (thanks mom!).”

 

IMG_4894I considered buying this but wasn’t sure if it would be culturally appropriate.

 

IMG_4895I’m already looking forward to my nap today… 🙂

Do you have senioritis or spring fever?

Five Things Friday: Spring Fever

Hi everyone! Popping in to say hi. It’s very late and I’m up because I took a nap, I’m watching “Bones,” and I have some homework to do and I just can’t stop because I won’t have time this weekend.

5 things I’m doing this weekend

Trying the free trial of Barre3.

Fundraising gala tonight

Watching “Moonrise Kingdom.” I was looking for pictures – every scene is postcard-worthy as this post states.

There’s talk about going to Malibu & Hollywood this weekend 🙂

Homework #fml

Plan a sushi-making party

…and if I ever get the chance to make a dish soap dispenser from a mason jar, this is how I want to do it.

5 links

Lemon poppy seed pound cake with lemon poppy seed buttercream

5 way to love your body RightThisVerySecond

20 ways to love your body

4 simple tweaks for faster weight loss and I mean, this whole site.

The health hazards of sitting infographic

The best way to end a casual relationship

45 lesson from a 95-year-old woman

5 things I did this week

Homework, kind of.

Drink a few [read: 3] beers and sing “Just A Friend” and “Cooler Than Me” with two random strangers.

Gush all over tall mountain of a man. Uh, so was every 21 year old girl.

Get observed by my college supervisor, which went perfectly. The students were angels.

I told the class to introduce themselves.

“Hi, I’m ___ and I like cats.”
“Hi, I’m ___ and I’m a typical Mexican.”
Me: “What does that mean?”
“I like soccer.”
“Hi, I’m ___ and I’m a common white girl – I like Starbucks.”

Haha. What one thing would you say?

MIMM: Spring Break 2014!

So the days have pretty much run together. I didn’t expect spring break to actually be SPRING BREAK! What I mean by that is, I got NO homework done… and it was MARVELOUS. This isn’t something I would do all the time because by Sunday, my body hated me… then I got my sweat on and some coffee and am getting back to some responsibilities (homework).

Monday – Class 😦

Tuesday

  • Worked all day
  • Taco Tuesday with other Julie & a new friend but no tacos to speak of. Instead, we went to The House of Blues at Downtown Disney, drank too much, and had way too much fun. 🙂

Wednesday

  • Corona del Mar to walk on the jetty

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Thursday

  • Late dinner at Buffalo Wild Wings (naked tenders with salt and vinegar seasoning!) with some guy friends.

Friday

  • Worked a half day
  • Bought an Apple TV and set it up!

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  • Friends came by the house to drink wine and play flip cup.

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Best picture ever…

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Saturday

  • Slept in while relatives came over for a housewarming party.

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  • Girl date part 2: dinner and another beer at Provisions Market. I ate a whole freaking sandwich and I didn’t care. It was good and I didn’t feel bloated.

(photo from their Facebook because I didn’t want to be creepy on my girl date)

I cleaned up for my girl-date. 🙂 Although this dress is less attractive in person cause it doesn’t support my booty.

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Post-girl date

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And this is what I’m left with…

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And hey, one is not like the others.

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If you get spring break or some sort of week long vacation, what do you do?
I definitely need to get back to some normal foods…