Welcome to my Randomness X

So I admit I’m behind on my posts about what I’ve been up to lately. I’m making it up to you by providing a few pictures.

**All photos taken with my camera phone**

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Manhattan Beach was GORGEOUS!

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Pink’s Hot Dogs. We stood in line for an hour for those puppies!

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My mom went to the vitamin store last night she bought coconut oil, neem leaf oil, & neem leaf extract. The neem leaf smell horrid and it tastes like it smells too. Neem life is apparently good for your skin. It’s also been used as an insecticide and other uses. Look it up πŸ˜‰

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Guess what I saw on the way to hang out with Nate?

This is pure beauty...

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It has been heating up lately! As I walk out of my car at 8:30 or 9am I do not expect to be hott and sweaty by the time I reach my office. OK so not sweaty but definitely uncomfortably hott!

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Really? What are these?! I wore these in middle school when I had no fashion sense at all!

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Oh and I love Americana at Brand in Glendale.

Americana at Brand

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Because they have Crumbs and Beard Papa’s πŸ™‚

Crumbs cupcakes Samoa

I don’t have a picture of Beard Papa’s because Andrew quickly engulfed that cream puff!

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Just in case you didn’t see my WOC post. Here’s a teaser…

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This post was fun. Hope you enjoyed it!

Welcome to my Randomness IX

Yes, I know kinda early right?

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Last week my post was a day late-so it’s even now πŸ™‚

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This past weekend was hectic (More detailed post with pictures to come): LAX, Cheesecake Factory at Pasadena, KBF, LAX, Pink’s Hot Dogs in Hollywood, Universal City Walk, Hollywood Blvd, Sunset Blvd, Bel-Air/Beverly Hills, Griffith Observatory, Americana at Brand, LAX, Manhattan Beach, Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles on Pico Blvd in LA, 21 Choices at Pasadena.

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Last night the Hatches and my friends went to Bonelli Lake to sea-doo/wave runner. I went to the lake but didn’t participate. I’ve been on it so many times already. Oh and Ben managed to flip the sea-doo within the first 2 minutes of driving.

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We went to Shogun in La Verne afterward. Yummy….Unfortunately I was so occupied and hungry I completely forgot to take pictures… sorry. Next time, I promise.

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Today after church we’re going back to Pasadena for some ramen noodle. Even more yummy

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Tomorrow I’m going to Disneyland! I’m excited because I haven’t seen California Adventure’s World of Color yet! I don’t know how it’ll go exactly since I’m on a non-starch diet (post still to come). Don’t worry, QueenP I will answer your question!

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Saturday my friends leave. Sunday the foreign exchange students leave. It’s going to be really quiet in the house now.

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Actually, if I remember correctly…I think my mom invited one of her old best friends to stay at our house for a few days. Something about them traveling down here to go to Disneyland πŸ™‚

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So it may not be a quiet house yet

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Saturday before my friends’ flight I think Danny and I are going to take them to the Promenade… Marc’s idea

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My bff is about to get a girlfriend… I’m sad but happy. Happy for him but sad for me… ah, life. It was bound to happen sometime. Although I find it ironic that he incited me to join in on his singles club… hm… lol

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Food so far: Cheesecake Factory-fresh veggie omelette, McDonalds-southwest chicken salad, potluck lunch at my house-calabasa, adobo-chicken & pork, bbq pork, kilawin, pinakbet, pancit, Pinks Hot Dogs-martha stewart dog, my dad cooked brunch monday morning-fried rice, chicken, & egg rolls, In N Out-protein hamburger, Crumbs cupcakes-Samoa, Beard Papa’s cream puffs-cookie with strawberry filling, Roscoe’s chicken & waffles-chix special & 2 thigh combo (hey i shared with my siblings!) then 21 choices-honey vanilla, raspberry & pomegranate Shogun-banzai chicken entrΓ©e. More food tasting to come tonight, tomorrow, and saturday.

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Yes with all this food tasting it sounds like I’m just blowing off money?! Oh no, I was on a spending fast all last month and the weeks prior to this friend visit. Also, when they leave I am back on that spending fast.

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Oh yesterday at the lake I was hanging out with my niece (2 years old). She was throwing sand into a pile building a sand castle. I was sitting down next to her helping. I would occasionally stand up to stretch my legs. She would say my name, “Melanie… “

Yes Cayleigh? What do you want?

She would point beside her and say “Sit Down”

Ah, kids…