Thursday Things

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1. I want this in my mouth RIGHT NOW. (please and thank you).

2. When I try stuff like this it NEVER works.

3. Avocado in a smoothie……hmmm.

4. Must. Make. These. Nachos.

5. Need to try this challenge, definitely.

6. Give me these straws, and I’ll love you forever.

7. Inspiration boards…are my true loves, here’s mine. 

8. Apparently I’m happy and relaxed….?

9. This pizza looks crazy good.

10. 5 Unspoken rules of a best friend (totally agree!)

What have you found around the web? Much love, Brianna.

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Vacation Recap

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Hola friends! So last week my family and I took a vacation. We drove through Texas then we headed to New Mexico then…..Durango, Colorado! My ears were popping let me tell you. It was so pretty and not as hot as Oklahoma. So first off we had to get some lunch. I mean you gotta eat right?

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Lemon Rucola Pizza at Fired Up Pizzeria (super yum!)
We explored the town for a little while then headed to our beautiful condo at Durango Mountain Resort. The view was breathtaking and we ate dinner at Purguy’s in the resort.

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Quinoa Burger with Onion Rings. (didn’t fall apart and was delicious!)

The next day was a longgg day of hiking at the beautiful Ice Lake trail. We hiked over 5 miles and about 2,000 feet up in elevation. It was super hard and we took tons of breaks because of the altitude. But the view was totally worth it. Breathtaking.

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Dinner was not very noteworthy in my opinion so no photograph in this case. (It was BBQ)

On Tuesday we went to Mesa Verde were the Anasazi Indians built their homes inside the cliff dwellings. It was very interesting to hear the culture and see how the place has survived. We toured Cliff Palace which is the biggest community that was built. To get out we had to climb out on this ladder that was pretty high up but we survived. (thankfully)

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For dinner we ate in the Mesa Verde Park at Far View Terrace. It was a buffet and I wasn’t expecting much but it was actually really really amazing!

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Mesa Veggie Panini with Homemade Kettle Chips.

On Wednesday we went to a Clay Room (a clay class to be exact) and we worked with clay and the potters wheel for an hour and a half. Later that day we went out on a Jeep into San Juan National Forest and explored it was pretty fun (minus the wind).

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Later we ate at Grassburger which has all grass fed beef and it was pretty cheap. We order sweet potato fries and regular French fries.

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Black Bean Burger with all the goods.

Thursday was kinda of a dud day but I did zip line at the resort!

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(i’m freaking out here!!!)

Friday was our last day and the Fourth of July! We enjoyed a cool day and a hike at Coalbank Pass it was so beautiful. We ate dinner at James Ranch everything was soooo good and came from the farm. It was called Harvest Grill and Greens.

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Inside Outside Cheese Melt on Focaccia Bread with homemade cheese with black current jelly and fresh salad greens.

Then we enjoyed the fireworks on the college campus overlooking the town!

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So that is that and here a few pictures from the week that I’ve decided to share. (feel oh so lucky!)

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(that’s snow FYI)

Much love, Brianna.

June Self-Portrait Challenge

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This month has flown by like a sandstorm. It’s been nice to be out of school though. I am really taking this time to reconnect with myself and spend more time doing the things I love. Here is to July an another month of summer!

Week One:

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I mastered the top-knot and overlays.

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Lady is the sweetest.

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Hiking with friends.

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I suffered various bug bites because of this picture!!!

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Doing what I love with a top-knot.

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This pizza was the BEST.

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Hiking once again.

Week Two:

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Full of deep meanings that you’ll never know…

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Casually smiling out the window while I pretend to drink coffee.

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Because Pretty Little Liars is on tonight!

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We took a GAZLLION pictures. No regrets.

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Okay? Okay. I cried like a baby during the movie.

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More hiking.

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Swims with friends and Chaco tans because we cool.

Week Three:

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Best Dad out there.

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Getting back into the running game WITH pretty flowers.

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Love life. Live life.

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Just chillin.

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Avocado Pea Pizza in the making.

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Summer vibes.

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I am a silly flower child.

Week Four:

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I am so thankful a tic did not attach itself to my leg while taking this picture.

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Sisters.

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Early mornings.

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I am in this picture just so you know.

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Pilates is my favorite.

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Can you guess what I’m reading?

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Vacation ready!

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The amazing view…

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No words.

I hope everyone had an amazing June! Much love, Brianna.

June Favorites

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Everyone has their favorite things. Whether it’s what they’ve been eating reading or their favorite beauty products. Here’s what I’ve been loving and obsessing over this month!

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First off this picture has got me in love with it. This month I’ve been obsessing over golden hour, ALOT.

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So I guess this would be considered a favorite? I have taken up running again and it’s such a good workout and I have been loving it recently.

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Now this would not be a favorites post without this book in it. I read this book over a year ago and I am in love with it. The movie made me sob! The spoon I have been obsessing over.

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EGGS are my favorite thing to eat this month. Scrambled, sunny side up, on top of a salad, nachos, pretty much anything which is quite embarrassing. But! These are farm fresh so it may not be such of a problem…

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So as you can tell I am already obsessed with The Fault In Our Stars so this phone case was a no brainer as a favorite this month.

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Bagels have been my absolute favorite this month as well. If it’s blueberry, cinnamon raisin, or everything I will not complain!

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As a really recent favorite I’m loving making these loom bracelets and my Fitbit Flex is still up there in my favorites it helps me stay active and healthy!

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I have two song favorites this month. Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You by the Four Seasons and Boom Clap from The Fault In Our Stars. I fell in love with both of them from the recent movies that have came out. The Jersey Boys and The Fault In Our Stars.

What are you current favorites? Much love, Brianna.