2017 Recap

Hello and happy Tuesday!

2017 was a chill year, but a great year. I just want to show you how my year went!

January

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I began 2017 with my amazing boyfriend. This was our second new years kiss with many more to come! Fingers crossed!

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This was also the month I began working out, but I still ate what I wanted!

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Ended January by having a cute frozen yogurt date with my little cousins.

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February

I took tons of pictures of my dog. Look how cute she is! Lol

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For Valentines day I decided to surprise my boyfriend with a fun water balloon fight.

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My parents even surprised my boyfriend with a new puppy, which we named Logan.

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And of course started school. Props to my boyfriend for this awesome photo!

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March

Logan had his first puppuccino, which he loved!

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Took him for tons of walks.

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Went out to eat with the whole family,

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and ended the month by visiting my boyfriends family in Corpus Christi.

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April

Began the month of April by celebrating my cousin’s baby shower to celebrate the arrival of baby Sebastian.

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Three weeks later baby Sebastian was born!

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Ended April by celebrating my little cousins birthday at her favorite place Peter Piper Pizza!

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May

Started off May by studying for my organic chemistry final exam.

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Went to San Antonio to watch a Spurs game and took a picture with the biggest spurs fan!

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Went to the Natural Bride Wildlife Ranch in San Antonio, Texas and fed a buffalo!

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Watched a ton of old videos with my grandma. (Those are my parents on Jan. 1, 2001)IMG_3820.JPG

Went bay fishing with my family in South Padre Island, Texas.

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And ended the month by celebrating my boyfriend’s mom’s birthday.

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June

Started June by watching my little sister graduate from high school,

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and my cousin!

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Celebrated my sisters big achievement by having a party!

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I even rode a mechanical bull!

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Ended June by celebrating my 21st birthday!

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July

Started off by going to Las Vegas for the first time!

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Had some awesome cupcakes at the Paris Hotel.

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Took tons of pictures with my boyfriend,

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and we even got a caricature done for us!

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Ended July by trying crawfish for the first time!

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August

Started August with the thought of starting a blog,

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while someone just didn’t stop growing!

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Ended August by starting my blogging journey!

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September

Started this month by adding a new addition to the family,

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and of course school had begun!

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Was able to see my boyfriend’s aunt, who I just adore, since a long time ago.

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October

Started October by celebrating my grandpa’s birthday,

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and my boyfriends birthday!

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Ended this month by carving a pumpkin for Halloween.

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November

Spent a whole lot of time going to Starbucks because of school.

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Took Lulu to the dog park for the first time, which she loved!

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Traveled to Corpus Christi, Texas to spend Thanksgiving with my boyfriend’s family,

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and ended November by going to work!

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December

Started December by celebrating my dad’s birthday,

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and I even got to hold baby Sebastian for the first time! He wasn’t too thrilled of me.

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Took a cute polaroid picture, which is now my favorite picture of us, with my boyfriend.

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Even got to make a snow angel (who would’ve known!)

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And finally…ended the year the same way it started!

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I hope this next year is just as amazing, and I can’t wait to be able to show you what 2018 looks like.

-Ashley N. Barron

Five Facts About Me


Five Facts About Me

Day 1:

It’s day one of my five day challenge and I am so excited to get this ball going! 

I decided to write five facts about myself. I feel like it would help people know a little more about me.

Let’s begin!

Fact 1: I am working towards my Bachelor’s in Science. 

Since I plan on one day going to medical school, there are certain prerequisites that need to be obtained. I decided that majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry would be the best choice for me. I would be able to complete all the prereqs, for ceratin medical schools, without having to take additional classes. 

Fact 2: My birthday is June 22, 1996.

Which means I’m a cancer baby, and that I just turned 21!

Fact 3: I am a substitute teacher!

I have a love/hate relationship when it comes to this job. I mostly hate it because we never get called into work the first three to four months, which means no money for us! When the end of school comes though, we are getting job offers left and right! I love it because it gives me the freedom of making my own scheduel and making my own choices. I especially love working with the kids. I’ve come to learn that not all kids are the same.

Fact 4: I am a black belt in the style of Goju-Ryu karate.

This fact comes to a shock for most people when I tell them. I started martial arts when I was seven, because I was bullied on a school bus. I recieved my black belt when I was fifteen! It took a lot of hard work, but I am so grateful for my parents who consistently took me to practice and pushed me. I know this might be shocking what I am about to say, but I am so thankful that I got bullied that day. I know weird, but hear me out! If I hadn’t gotten bullied then my parents would of never enrolled me into karate classes, which means I would have never met my current boyfriend.

Which brings me to fact number five!

Fact 5: I’m in an amazing relationship.

It’s true, if I hadn’t been bullied I would’ve probably never met Hector. I feel like everything happens for a reason and we just have to wait to figure it out. 

We currently turned four years and a month about three days ago. He is the most amazing, funniest, dorkiest person I have ever met! He is also a black belt, just in case you were wondering. 

Let me say that it took him three different tries to get me, but I am so happy he persisted and never gave up. 

These are some facts to help you get to know me better. I hope you enjoyed my post/day 1! If you have any tips for a new blogger, feel free to help a girl out!

-Ashley N. Barron

Introduction!

IMG_0579.jpgHello! My name is Ashley Nicole Barron. I am 21 and currently a student at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. I am finally a senior and plan on graduating in a year! Fingers crossed! I hope to one day attend medical school and accomplish my dream career of being a physician!

I wanted to start a new hobby, but I couldn’t figure out what to do. While scrolling through Pinterest I started noticing pins on tips/topics for blogging. After doing a couple hours of research I decided that blogging would be a pretty interesting hobby for me to do.

My posts will mostly consist of lifestyle, makeup and pretty much anything else that pops into mind. I hope you enjoy this blogging journey as much as I do, and I apologize in advance for any grammatical errors or miss spelled words. Lol

-Ashley N. Barron