London Day 3 & 4

On the 3rd day, we decided to check out the Changing of the Guards because we were not going to be able to see it on our tour. Although it was not the most exciting thing ever, I kind of got a upfront view of the inside gate. Waiting for that day that I marry royalty.

My tour officially started that day and we took a bus around the city especially the main tourist landmarks. I swear I love this city and hope one day (when this whole Brexit fixes itself) that I might live there.

The next day we went to the Tower of London, I realized that the history that occurred in the city was far cruel than I knew. After exploring the Crown Jewels and hearing the stories of the two princes, we took a speed boat down the Thames which was absolute best thing ever! And seeing my favorite blogger, Eleanor Calder, on the same boat a few weeks later made me excited.

We went on the London Eye and I do not think I will ever go on it again. Being in a small pod, high in the air, there is not much of an escape route and feeling it abruptly start again and nearing knocking me over ended with me sitting on the bench and gripping the side.

Afterwards we walked towards the Covent Gardens but first finding a Carousel and a hidden skate park, like this city has hidden beauty. We had gone to the Charles Dicken’s Cafe for some food and went down towards the market. I swear every time I start to head back where he had came from, I find a cute street that I have to go down to visit!

I love London.

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London Day 1 & 2

On June 13th, my grandma and I took an overnight flight to London, England! Having felt anxious for the 7 hour flight, we made it around 6 am London time and as soon as I got there, I felt refreshed. The airport even had cute coffee shops that I would see in vlogs. FYI they offered me a drink on the flight, I am 18 so it is considered legal in England, but I opted for tea.

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After an insane drive and a 2 hour nap, we had tea planned at the restaurant in our hotel. To my surprise, it was one of those fancy hotels, because I am so used to Holiday Inns that I never knew what it was like to stay at a very fancy hotel. This hotel is thanks to the tour company that we used, Tauck, and they treated us like royalty.

It was rather weird being an American and viewing England’s very proper attitude and that such being a customer they literally treated like I was the Queen, only I can wish. The food is so different that I ate about 3 cucumber and cream cheese sandwich slices, I am at least trying. I got the Hibiscus Tea which was not too strong or bitter for my liking so I quite enjoyed it. I especially loved the centerpieces, especially the flowers and I have also learned that I am not a big fan of jelly. The dress I wore to tea if from Free People.

Our hotel was in the Marble Arch neighborhood so we decided to find it and we did not realize how close we were to Hyde Park! So our effort to stay awake was to walk walk around the city so we, I mean I, came with the idea to go to Madame Tussaud’s . I had to see the Zalfie wax figures of course! I texted my mom the picture and she actually thought that I had met them, sadly I did not ūüė¶ .

We headed back for the hotel so my grandma fell asleep while I watched the people from out hotel window. Other than having a cereal bar for dinner, I really enjoyed the first night in London because it was so magical to me.

DAY 2

The second day started bright and early because we had to catch a bus to head to Harry Potter Studios of course! I am a huge Harry Potter fan and a movie fan so going there was a complete dream! I might move to England to work for a film company, but that is just an idea for now.

Here are the few of many photos I took and I highly suggest going even if you are not a Harry Potter fan, it was so cool to see how everything was created. I even rode a broom in the green screen room which I am not to sure if I am allowed to upload but if I am, it will possibly be up on a vlog. Ravenclaw for life!

After we left, we took a walk through Hyde Park and towards Harrods, legit the biggest place I have ever seen. Instead of buying anything, we ended having the most delicious ice cream in the cutest shop that gave me an idea to having my own ice cream shop.

Just look how yummy the ice cream looks! I do not really count my steps, but in total we walked 7 miles, gotta keep up my summer bod!

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Starbucks Refreshers Strawberry Lemonade

I have been searching far and wide for the perfect summer drink to use my little “Mason Jar”, I really do not know how to call it because it is not the popular Mason Jar. I recently took a trip to Target and discovered these Starbucks Refreshers Strawberry Lemonade. I personally did not like it at first, but the trick is to just put half of less in, instead of the whole packet!

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Easter Fun 2014

Hey everyone! I am hoping that you will or have an amazing Easter! Remember it is the day to remember Jesus dying for our sins and saving us and Resurrected on the third day! If you are not religious then I guess you do not have to worry about that! I always have fun with Easter as I love candy and the colors and recently started having a love for bunnies! So as my neighborhood had an Easter egg hunt, so many adorable kids, I was making little cake pops which I was inspired by Bethany Mota! I will leave a link to the video to make them here. Or I can give you the recipe below!

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  • Cake Batter
  • Peeps
  • White Icing
  • Food Dye
  • Treat Pops holder

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So start by baking the cake like you normally should, my cake did not come out as well as I hoped, last year did not work out either but we manage to deal with it.

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While the cake is baking, yes cut off the heads of the peeps. You can always eat the butts though.
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Put food coloring into the icing and stir until you get the color that you want. I went with blue, and red food dye along with mixing both to make the most wonderful purple color.
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As soon as you cake is done, put some cake inside the treat pop container and put icing in. Keep adding cake until you are ready to put on the bunny peep head!
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Here is my ending result!

I will  be posting my outfit soon as I was hoping to put a video together! I will see you soon!

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Outfit Of The Day: Easter

Happy Easter y’all! I am very Catholic so of course I celebrate Easter, but if you don’t well I hope you like what I wore today! So this is my first Easter without my grandmother (RIP) so its kinda sad for me but lets get happy! As I live about a few minutes or so from Washington D.C., my mom had us planned to go see the cherry blossoms, but thanks to the snow last week they have delayed So we are staying home.

If you haven’t seen my posts before but I am like¬†obsessed¬†with MacBarbie07 videos so we tried out the peep cake pops which kinda failed because the cake wasn’t right so I’ll probably post a pic of those and we also dyed eggs!!! Which I haven’t done in like forever! So that was fun with my mom! So please enjoy and by today this account will be known as Lost In Neverland, hopefully and I’ll be starting an instagram for this! Enjoy!

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Me and my brother Christian having a little joke time and fyi he is younger than me.

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Excuse my face please

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Where I got my outfit:

Dress: American Eagle
Shoes: J Crew
Denim Jacket: J. Crew
Bracelet: Francesca’s
Mood Ring (of course I would wear that to church): My aunt gave it to me
Naild: Lavendar from CoverGirl and Mint Candy Apple by Essie
Brother: My mom
Peeps/ Chocolate Bunny: “Easter Bunny”

 

Sorry my mom took most of these pics and well she can’t as she states so here are mine!

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DID YOU KNOW THERE IS PINK LEMONADE ICING!!!

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Spot the egg!

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YES A PEEP BOUQUET!!

SO thats it my Easter festivities, so enjoy this Sunday. I’ll be heading back to school next week so I might be updating more and I’ll probably watch the BIBLE tv series thing tonight!.

P.S. I watched Les Mis last night, I don’t think I’ll ever watch it again of how sad it is!.

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Recipe: Hot Cocoa Pudding Mugs

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Disclaimer: Found this Jello ad on YouTube, I don’t own anything.

I have found this ad while on Youtube and I’m like why not, I have nothing else to do today so yeah. P.S. there is a reduced sugar version but I don’t think that will be as yummy as I want.

Materials:

  • 2-1/2 cups milk divided
  • 2 packets of KNOX Unflavored Jello (1/4 oz each)
  • 2 oz of melted BAKER’s Bittersweet Chocolate
  • 1 package of JELL-O Chocolate¬†Instant¬†Pudding (3.9 oz)
  • 12 miniature pretzel twists, broken to make little cup holders
  • 1-1/2 thawed COOL WHIP whipped toppings (yummy ūüôā
  • 1/4 cup JET-PUFFED Vanilla Mallow Bits (even more yummy)

Directions:

  1. Add 1 and 1/2 cups of milk to dry Jello in small saucepan; then stir. Let sit for 3 minutes for it to become soft. Cook and stir on medium hear 3 minutes so it will dissolve. Remove it from the heat source and add the chocolate in while stirring it. Also cool it 5 more minutes.
  2. Beat pudding and milk in a medium bowl with whisk for 2 minutes. Add in JELLO and whisk it in. Separate in into shot cups that have already been spreaded with pan spray to come out nicely after 3 hours of refrigerate.
  3. Tap the little chocolate out of cups and placing them on a plate. Add a pretzel that has been broken to the side of each chocolate cup to similar to a mug. Add COOL WHIP to the top of each and add little marshmallows for the finishing touch.

I might not have¬†explained¬†it as well as they can so go to kraftbrands and hopefully you’ll find other yummy recipes! Hope your Christmas was fun!

Disclaimer: Again I don’t own anything, not even the picture