Great America Amusement Park

Not too long ago Aiden’s school had a field trip to California’s Great America and I volunteered to chaperone. I was a little nervous because I hadn’t been a chaperone before, and we were headed to an amusement park, but after we each broke into smaller groups so I only had 3 kids to watch.

We got there early in the morning, at the same time the park opened. All of the kids behaved so well and really loved the rides. Aiden even went on his first roller coaster. I think sometimes they feed off of each other’s adrenaline rush, haha. We also went on everything else in the kids area, and an adult roller coaster called Psycho Mouse.

After going on most of the rides we broke off to enjoy lunch, and then headed to the water play area. I tread the kids to some ice cream and then it was time to head home.

It was really smoky from the summer wildfires that day, you can see it in the last photo.

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Master Bedroom Before and After

From the moment I saw the master bedroom I knew that I wanted to do something with it. Today I’m sharing our Master Bedroom before and after photos. I had to do something. Anything. It was what I will refer to as “a pepsi blue color”, and seemed to need a warming touch. I’m very fond of interior design and I’m glad that Steve is pretty fond of letting me decorate how I want to. Either that or he secretly deep down likes my interior design style. Anyway, here is our bedroom from start to finish.

Some items we had from before when we lived in the apartment because I knew what direction I wanted to go in. Others were purchased separately just for this room (Like the Calvin Klein duvet cover and 500tc egyptian cotton sheets I stalked at Macys until I got some awesome discounts on. — My goal was to create my dream bed). I personally still think it needs a rug and maybe a headboard for the bed. But that might just be me being picky, as usual. Anyway, here are the pictures. Opinions would be appreciated especially since I consider interior design/decorating of one of my many “arts”. One of my good friends has dubbed it our, “Avocado Room”.

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