Thankful for the Journey💖✈️

Oh my goodness I cannot believe it has been over a year since my last blog post! With school, sports, and other activities, I have not had any time to update you all. This weekend seems like a perfect time to reflect on the past year and everything that I am grateful for in my life…

FALL/WINTER 2015

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Cross country 2015: An awesome season filled with laughs, personal records, spaghetti dinners, and amazing teamates. So thankful for ALL of you! 🏃🏼🍝💪🏻👟

Winter: Sledding with the neighbors, ugly sweaters with my best friends, beautiful Christmas lights, and a Happy New Year with my dad made winter 2015-2016 one to remember. 😍❄️🎄🎁🎉

VACATIONS 2016

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Arizona (January 2016): Last January I traveled to Arizona with my amazing best friend Jessica and visited my godmother Tina (“Teeney”). We played many rounds of golf, enjoyed some amazing views, and of course-took beautiful pictures. I am so thankful for this opportunity to bask in the sun, play some golf, and spend time with the people I love. 💗😍🌴⛳️✨

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California (February 2016): I am so lucky to have been able to visit my awesome grandparents and uncle in February. This trip was filled with golf rounds, hikes with Uncle Gary, old movies with grandma and grandpa, picture sessions of the night sky, 3 mile runs to the farmers market, and of course family dinners at De Anza Country Club. I am SO thankful for the opportunity to visit my amazing Californian family once a year and I cannot wait to see them again next year. Love you all! 💗😍🌴⛳️✨🏃🏼🍴🌜

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Spain (March 2016): Over Spring Break I had the amazing opportuntiy to travel to Spain with the band and dance program of Rosemount High Scool. It was so cool to visit the cities of Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid, and Toledo! We were able to personally witness the sights of Spain through the concerts we performed, many spectacular bus tours, and even practicing our Spanish while buying chocolates in a local bakery! (Yummmmm😍) I am SUPER thankful to have experienced a country as awesome as Spain with some of my best friends. 😍🌊☔️🎺⛪️🏰

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Domincan Republic  (June 2016): As a celebration of my 16th birthday and Teeney’s 50th birthday, we (my mom, godmother, and I) went on a trip of a lifetime to the Dominican Republic. Our good friends from upstate New York, Doug and Jan, joined us as well. They really made the trip one to remember. We stayed at a fabulous resort called the Melia Caribe All Inclusive Golf & Beach Resort. This trip was one of the most amazing in my entire life! The Dominican Republic offered spectacular beaches, tasty  virgin strawberry daiquiris, paddleboarding, upclose encounters with exotic peacocks, countless pools, fantastic room service, and even swimming with the dolphins (a dream come true). I am truly thankful for the great memories made on this opportunity of a lifetime! 💗😍🌴🏄🌊🍸🐬🐠

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Chicago (August 2016): In August my mom and I surprised my grandma with a trip to Chicago! This was an absolutely incredible trip. We ate delicious food, toured Chicago on the Architectural River Cruise, and rode the famous Chicago ferris wheel. This trip was especially amazing because I got to spend time with my mom and grandma. I am so thankful for such lovely ladies in my life. Love you! 🚆🌆⚓️🌞🚢🎡🍦

SPRING 2016

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Golf 2016: This seasons was absolutely amazing, as documented by these fun selfies, action shots, and of course-jumping pictures. Some highlights from the seasons included playing in a tournament at Hazeltine National Golf Club (the site of the 2016 Ryder Cup) and placing 2nd in our section! Two of my teamates from Rosemount high school even qualified for the state tournament! Congratulations Jess and Gretchen! I’m looking forward to another spectacular golf season in 2017 with my amazing team! So thankful for all of you. ⛳️☀️📷🎉🏆

SUMMER 2016

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Cousin Love: My awesome cousins Taylor and Jazzy, (plus their awesome mom and dad) arrived home from Indonesia in early June. It was great to see them for the first time in one year. Unfourtunately they had to leave in August for their new school in Shanghai, but we had an amazing summer together. We made many fun summer memories that I would love to share with you through these pictures. SO gratfeul for the love and joy that my family provides me with every day. 👪💖🌞🏃🏼🐬

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16th Birthday (June 2016): On June 28, I turned 16! I finally was able to take my driver’s liscense test. Although I was really nervous, I felt confident I was a pretty good driver. Luckily, my test instructor Ellen thought so too. When I pulled up next to the curb after completing the exam, she turned to me and declared, “you passed today.” With a huge smile I headed inside to snap my picture and make it offical. I am so thankful for my mom and dad who supported me and were willing to drive with me even when I was slightly inexperienced! Love you two so much. (P.S. I recently got a new car!!)🚗😅👪1️⃣6️⃣

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Up North (July 2016): In July, I visited my friend Jessica’s cabin on Person Lake in Wisconsin. It was a great trip filled with awesome adventures and a super fun golf tournament. We kayaked, waterskiied, wakeboarded, windsurfed, performed paddle yoga, swam, found a cute turtle, and took some beautiful star/moon/sun/sky pictures. Everything on this trip was amazing (as seen by these pictures). I am so very thankful for nature’s beauty and Jess. ⭐️🌊🏄🌞🌚📷

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Adventure Club: This summer I was able to hang out with my wonderful group of best friends known as the “Adventure Club.” Our awesome adventures ranged from a professional photoshoot (with glitter and bubbles), a night out at Punch Pizza, boating on the St. Croix, and so much more! I am so thankful for such amazing friends and I cannot wait to make countless new memories. 🌊📷🌸🍕

FALL 2016:

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Vikings Game (August 2016): On August 28 I attended the final Vikings Pre-Season game with my dad. It was so cool to see the inside of the U.S. Bank Stadium in person! It was also amazing to spend some quality time with my dad and witness the Vikings crush the Chargers (my dad’s favorite team) 23 to 10. This is something I will never forget; I am thankful for this awesome opportunity and my amazing dad. Love you! 🏈😍💛💜🏆

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Gary’s Visit (October 2016): Mid-October my Uncle Gary visited Minnesota to run in the Twin Cities Marathon. It was so fun to hang out with him and my dad! We played a round of golf, played wii baseball (I definitely did not win😅), and crafted some caramel apples. Although this weekend was short, spending time with my crazy uncle is always a great time! Thankful for you! ⛳️🎉☀️🏃🏼🍎⚾️

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Teeney’s Visit (October 2016): At the end of October my awesome godmother Tina (“Teeney”) visited Minnesota! Teeney was able to watch my final cross country race, and together we ziplined in the Mall of America and ate some delicious food at Pizzeria Lola. (As shown above🍦😍) I am thankful to have such a great godmother and I cannot wait to see her soon. 🏃🏼🍕🍴💞😘

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Cross Country 2016: This seasons was honestly one of the best ever! From personal records to pasta dinners, we shared many laughs, made amazing memories, and improved as a team. Although we nearly missed making it to the state tournament, I am incredibly proud of our team and cannot wait to rock it next year for our Senior season. Love you all!  🏃🏼🍝💪🏻👟

Thank you all for being such AMAZING friends/family and thank you for continually reading my blog! Wishing you a happy holiday season filled with your own spectacular memories… 🎄

Trip Recap!

I am finally able to do a closing blog about our amazing 3 week vacation. So, here is a brief picture/caption from each awesome experience of our trip. Enjoy!

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We made it to Ireland!
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Our first B&B… The Ben Breen House!
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Kylemore Abbey
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Sitting by the sea!
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The Cliffs of Moher
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The Green Fields Farmhouse (Ballybunion) 
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A cow at the farmhouse!
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A view from the Ring of Kerry
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The Old Cable House (Waterville) 
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The White House B&B (Blarney) 
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The Blarney Castle
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Kissing the Blarney Stone! 
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A beautiful flower in the gardens of the Blarney Castle
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The Waterford Crystal Factory
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An intricate crystal piece
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The Fitzwilton Hotel (Waterford)
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Running in Dublin
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The Travelodge Hotel (Dublin)
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Trinity College in Dublin
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St. Patrick’s Cathedral
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Grandma in downtown Dublin!
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The Golden Strand Hotel (London)
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Buckingham Palace
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Selfie!
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Big Ben
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Westminster Abbey
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The London Eye
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The Victoria Tower
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St. Paul’s Cathedral
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London bus ride!
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The Tower Bridge
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The Tower of London
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London at night… Beautiful! 
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Stonehenge
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My mom and I😊
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Jumpin’ for joy!
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Fieldways Hotel and Health Club (Trowbridge, England) 
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Sydney House Hotel (Shrewsbury, England)
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The Shrewsbury Castle/ Regimental Museum
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A beautiful view of the river in Shrewsbury
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The gorgeous landscape of Wales
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Ropes Course at Tree Top Adventures!
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The Power Fan Plummet… so awesome!
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Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch! What a long name!
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The pier in Southport!
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Jumpin’ at the beach!
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Leaving our mark!
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The beautiful English sunset
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We made it to Scotland!
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Ready to zipline!
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Ziplining!
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Segway Tour!
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Sheep!!!!!!
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The Women’s British Open
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The awesome lighthouse at Turnberry!
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We love it here!
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The Inverlea Guest House (Ayr, Scotland)
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The Old Course at St. Andrews
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Swilcan Bridge at St. Andrews
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The British Golf Museum
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Trying some traditional clubs and hats at the British Golf Museum!
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The Duke of Wellington in Glasgow, Scotland

Sadly, Glasgow was the final stop of our amazing trip. We had such a great time and we will remember this trip forever.

Thank you for reading all about our wonderful vacation!

Bye everyone! 👋

Scotland Day 4👋

Hello everyone!

Today sadly is our last day here in Scotland… Tomorrow morning we are leaving for home! It  has been such an amazing trip, but it will be good to get back to the United States. 😃

Our day started out early when Teeney and I went on a nice run in a nearby park. We jogged for about 30 minutes and then went back to the hotel. I ate a Krispie Kreme donut and it tasted AMAZING! Then we took showers, packed up our bags, and got on the road.

It was about an hour and 15 minute drive to our next destination… Glasgow. When we arrived in Glasgow, we parked the car and walked around George’s Square. (A popular tourist attraction that has many statues). Then we went to an Italian restaurant for lunch. We each had our normal meals, and I also had a vanilla milkshake for dessert!

After lunch we walked down “Queen St.” to see the Duke of Wellington statue (click here to see a Wikipedia sight about the cone on his head). Then we checked into our hotel, called the Premier Inn. It is a very nice hotel only about 5 minutes from the airport. The location is very convenient for our early flights tomorrow!

Once we got settled in our hotel, we repacked our bags so they were ready to fly. Then we went to dinner at the hotel restaurant. My mom and Teeney split chicken wings and french fries, and I had a steak, grilled corn on the cob, and mashed potatoes. Finally Teeney and I ordered dessert. I had a triple chocolate sundae and Teeney had three scoops of vanilla ice cream. Everything was so delicious!

Now we are relaxing in our hotel room. We are going to bed soon because we are getting up at 5:00 tomorrow for our flight!

I will do a recap post about our trip a few days after I get home! For now, enjoy these pictures from today:

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A seagull perched on a statue in George’s Square!
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A beautiful flower in George’s Square😍
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The Duke of Wellington!

Sorry the network is so slow that I am unable to post any more pictures from today. Stay tuned for more when I get home. Goodnight and Goodbye! 😃

Scotland Day 3🌿

It has been a great day here in Scotland!

We began our day at about 8:30, which was the time breakfast began at the Inverlea Guest House. I had rice krispies, scrambled eggs, bacon (basically ham here), toast, and a kiwi. Teeney had rice krispies, toast and an over easy egg. My mom had scrambled eggs and toast.

After breakfast we packed up and got on the road. It was just over a two hour drive (we stopped halfway through at a rest stop and we got donuts from Krispy Kreme😍), but eventually we made it to our destination… the old course at St. Andrews! It was so awesome to see the course where golf began. I had also just watched the Open at St. Andrews, so it was cool to see it in real life! As soon as we arrived we took pictures on the famous bridge on the 18th hole (the Swilcan bridge). We also saw the “road hole” (the 17th hole) and the “valley of sin” (on the 18th green). Then we went to the “British Golf Museum.” It was so cool to see the history of golf! Following the museum, we walked around the town a little. We saw the St. Andrews Cathedral and Castle and then we ate lunch at the Dunvegan Hotel. Teeney and I both had fish and chips and my mom had nachos with chili. After lunch we shopped in a few of the shops around the course. We bought various souvenirs to remember our visit to St. Andrews. This included a hat, ball markers, a jacket, a poker chip, and tees. Overall, our visit to St. Andrews was spectacular and I am so lucky to have seen the home of golf. 😊

We soon left St. Andrew’s and headed to Perth, where our next accommodation was. In about 55 minutes, we made it to the Station Hotel. It is a very nice place!

Once we got checked in, we headed out to dinner. We eventually decided on Pizza Hut… classic, American, and delicious! Teeney and my mom split a cheese pizza, and I had “cheesy triangles” (basically mozzarella sticks). We all enjoyed our dinner. I also got the “ice cream factory” special for dessert. This is just like a build your own sundae bar. I had vanilla ice cream with carmel, m & m’s, and chocolate buttons. Our dinner was very good!

Now we are back in our hotel room. I am writing this blog and we are all watching “Shawshank Redemption.”

Here are the pictures from today… Enjoy!😃

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Delicious donuts!!
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A sign for the Old Course!
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St. Andrews- The Home of Golf!
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“Caution… Golf in Progress” 😃
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The clubhouse, the stands, and the 18th fairway!
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My mom and I on the Swilcan bridge!
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Such an amazing place!
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What a champion! 🏆
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Teeney and I on the bridge!
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Just a “teeney,” tiny bunker! 😏
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The Open!
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The Swilcan Bridge😃
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The clubhouse at St. Andrews!
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The British Golf Museum!

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VERY old golf clubs!
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The Silver Club- The first trophy the British Open was played for!
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Early golf balls… Some were made of feathers!
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Practicing with ancient golf clubs!
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Old Tom Morris’ House was here!
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St. Andrews Cathedral
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St. Andrews Castle!
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The bridge!

Today was an amazing day! Seeing St. Andrews was absolutely spectacular. I am so thankful😃

Thank you for reading! Bye!

Scotland Day 2⛳️

Hey everyone! I am excited to blog about this day because it was the reason we planned this trip in the first place- to go to the Women’s British Open at Turnberry! So, here we go!

The day started bright and early when Teeney and I woke up to work out in the gym at the Cairndale Hotel and Leisure Club. I was really tired at first, but I felt better when I started to run on the treadmill. I ran 6.35 kilometers in about 40 minutes. I was proud of myself because I was sprinting at 12.0 kilometers per hour at an incline of 10.o to finish the run. There was a reason why I was so exhausted afterwards! After our workout, we both felt ready to take on the day. When we got back upstairs, my mom was planning our driving route for the day. Teeney and I showered, we got our things all packed up, and then we headed down to breakfast.

Today was surprisingly a little different at breakfast! I still had toast with strawberry jam, but I also had rice kris pies with milk! They were so delicious… I was glad I could take a break from scrambled eggs for a day.😉

Following the great breakfast, we left the hotel and got on the road. We drove for about 45 minutes and then we stopped at a gas station to fill up our tank. I also got a little cup of ice cream! In about an hour and a half of windy, Scottish roads (which I was asleep for most of the ride), we made it to Turnberry! I was SO excited to see the Women’s British Open in person!

When we arrived, we picked up our tickets at the will call booth (Teeney’s friend had ordered them for us) and then we parked the car. We then added our many layers (it was chilly!) and we were off! Seeing all of the ladies I had seen on TV my whole life was amazing. I was able to see many great golfers including Lexi Thompson, Suzann Pettersen, Inbee Park, Stacey Lewis, Cristie Kerr, and many more! I loved the day even more because I got to experience true Scottish weather. About 1:30, we started to see very dark rain clouds. The wind was already very strong because the course is right on the water (“The Firth of Clyde”), but by 2:00 it started raining pretty hard. I was actually happy because I wanted to experience the weather I had seen the British Open played in on TV! The rain only lasted about 10 minutes (we still got soaking wet!), and then it started to clear up. After walking around the course for a while and buying a few souvenirs from the gift shop, we made our way to the 11th hole. It is an awesome par 3 directly on the water. We stayed there for the final 7 groups, so we got to see the leaders as well! Overall, it was spectacular to see the Women’s British Open at Turnberry.

After the tournament, we drove about half an hour to our next accommodation (where I am writing this blog right now!). It is called the “Inverlea Guest House” and it is one  of the nicest places we have stayed in yet! The rooms are huge, neat, and the house is beautiful. Even the garden here is gorgeous!

Once we checked in, we went to dinner at a small Italian Place in town (the town is Ayr) called Vito’s. I ordered penne bolognese, my mom ordered spaghetti bolognese, and Teeney ordered lasagna. We also had garlic bread and a baguette with butter. For dessert, Teeney and I both had 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream. Everything was so delicious!

Now we are back in our big, awesome room. I am writing my blog, Teeney is reading on her kindle, and we have the TV show called “Mystery Diners” playing in the background.

We have had such a great day… It couldn’t have been any better. Enjoy these pictures from our day today😄:

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The Scottish Flag flying high at the tournament.
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Ricoh Women’s British Open!
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The welcome sign!
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The famous lighthouse at Turnberry.
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The Trump International Hotel at Turnberry.
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A panorama of the 12th hole at Turnberry. It is so beautiful with the water and the lighthouse in the background.
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One of the flags blowing in the wind.
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A panorama of the 8th green. If you look closely, you may notice the rock in the background. This is called the Alisa Craig.
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Selfie with the 8th green! As you can see it was VERY windy!
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The fescue and the dark rain clouds.
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The hot chocolate I got at the tournament. It was so nice on such a chilly day!
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One of my favorite golfers- Stacy Lewis- tapping in her par putt.
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Scotland- “The Home of Golf”
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My mom standing underneath the British Open sign!
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The flags on the driving range… The Women’s British Open is so diverse! 
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The main leaderboard.
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The ominous rain clouds heading right towards us!
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A panorama of the sky. It is so amazing because you can see blue sky on the left but the rest of the sky is black!
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Selfie!
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The “donut” bunker!
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My mom and I loved the British Open!
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Selfie with the lighthouse!
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Teeney!
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A picture of me taking a picture!
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The leaderboard and I!
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We love it here!
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The leader- Suzann Petersen- lining up her putt on the 11th hole. She made the putt for birdie!
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The Inverlea Guest House!
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A beautiful flower in the Inverlea Garden.
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Another rose in the garden.
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Vito’s… Yum!
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My penne bolognese!
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My wonderful vanilla ice cream!

Today was an amazing day. I am glad I was able to finish my blog and catch up!

Thank you for reading! Bye✌️

England Day 6/ Scotland Day 1🐑

Another day here in the UK! I am STILL a day behind on my posts because the wifi is usually on and off so my pictures don’t load very fast. Maybe today will be the day I can catch up! So, here is the scoop on yesterday:

We woke up at the Albert and Victoria Hotel and ate the complimentary breakfast. You will never guess what we had… scrambled eggs and toast! (Actually, Teeney had an omelet- changing it up!) After breakfast we packed up and left Southport.  About an hour into our drive we stopped for lunch at the “Toby Carvery.” They had delicious meats (turkey, ham, pork, and beef), along with stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, peas, carrots, and broccoli. Everything was so delicious!

Following breakfast we continued our drive north into Scotland. We were so excited to see the “Welcome to Scotland” sign! (see below) Eventually we made it to Laggan Outdoor Adventures,  where we would be spending our afternoon. We had a 3:30 session on the zipline and then we had a 4:00 segway tour. I will start with the zipline:

We rode up to the beginning of the zipline in a small jeep. The jeep even got stopped by cows in the road! The ride up was very bumpy… I was happy I was wearing a helmet because I hit my head on the side of the jeep so many times! Finally we made it to the top of the hill/mountain. The view was amazing from up there! It was also very windy!

Teeney and another man zipped down the 820 meter zipline first, and then my mom and I went. The  ride was SO FUN! Even though the rain droplets stung a little when they hit your face, seeing the sights while zipping down was awesome. I enjoyed observing both the ocean and the little sheep! Overall, the zipline was amazing😃

After the zipline, we took off our harnesses and swapped them out for elbow and wrist pads… It was time to segway! The segway was a little tough to get the hang of, but after the “training course,” we all managed to get the hang of it. At the beginning of the tour, we got to ride up to the top of the hill we ziplined from! We also were able to ride through fields with sheep grazing in them! The segway tour was just as fun as the zipline, and I enjoyed learning something new. Before we left the Laggan Outdoors place, I ordered a hot chocolate to warm me up (it was about 60 and raining). It tasted very good! Then we got on the road.

We drove to our next accommodation, which was the Cairndale Hotel and Leisure Club. It was located in the town of Dumfries. Our drive was only a half hour, so we soon arrived. It was a very nice hotel, and I was excited to use some of the facilities. After getting checked in, we began the night by going to dinner at “The Granery.” I ordered fish and chips, my mom ordered a steak, and Teeney ordered “scampi” (what they call shrimp in Scotland). We all enjoyed our dinners. I even had room for dessert after my meal, so I selected a warm chocolate fudge cake with ice cream. Just like everything else, it was delicious!

Following dinner we went back to our hotel room, and then I went swimming! It was super fun. I played a game with Teeney where she threw a mini frisbee somewhere in the pool and I had to try and find it as quick as possible. One time I found it in just 17 seconds! I had a blast at the swimming pool, but eventually I had to go back to write my blog about the day before. Then we relaxed and went to bed.

Our day was overall great yesterday! I hope you enjoyed reading this summary… Below are the many pictures from our day. Enjoy!

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A seagull perched on a lampost I spotted as we were getting ready to leave Southport.
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My lunch at the Toby Carvery… yum!
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Welcome to Scotland!
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The Scottish countryside.
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We made it!
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Ready to zip!
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The view is amazing from up here!
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Ta daaa!
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Teeney ready to go!
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My mom on the zipline!
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Here I come!
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On the training course!
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Segway fun at the top… What a picturesque view!
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The three musketeers take on the segway tour!
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My hot chocolate really warmed me up after the segway tour!
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After leaving Laggan Outdoor Adventures, we stopped to take pictures of the sheep. This guy looked right at me!
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Sheep photoshoot part 2!
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Part 3! So adorable😍
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The place we ate at for dinner. So good!
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My fish, chips, and peas!
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Chocolate cake, warm fudge sauce, and ice cream… What more can I ask for?
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Swimming in the pool. What a great way to end our busy day!

Yesterday was a great day. Stay tuned for the update about today! Thank you for reading. Bye! 😛

England Day 5🌲

Hello everyone! I am still a day behind, so it is really our 6th day in England, but I am writing about yesterday. So, here we go!

We woke up at the Sydney House around 7:15. We were planning on getting everything packed and then going to breakfast at 8, but we eventually realized we needed to leave at 8. Since we had to be at the “Tree Top Adventure” place (I will explain later!) by 9:30, there was not enough time to eat breakfast. Instead, we left the Sydney House and we stopped at a little gas station right before the “M6.” (A huge dual carriage motorway here in England) I bought rice krispies and a little cute bottle of milk along with strawberry yogurt. Teeney and my mom had bagels and “crisps” (chips). At least it was different than our typical “scrambled eggs and toast” breakfast! Soon we started on our way towards the “Tree Top Adventure!”

The drive was SO beautiful! We were actually heading into a new country- Wales- and it’s rugged, mountainous landscape was spectacular! Here are a few pictures from the drive:

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The drive was about an hour and a half long so we made it just on time! (Actually our session started at 10:00, but the website requested we get there 30 minutes early). We then checked in and got our extra layers on (it was a little chilly!). At the “Tree Top Adventure” place, we were going on a high ropes course! The course included logs, tires, tight ropes, and even a short zipline! There was also a 15 meter plummet at the end of the course. It was so fun and all of us enjoyed it! Here are some pictures from the high ropes course:

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“Tree Top Adventure” was located in the Snowdonia National Forest in Wales. It was amazing!
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Tight rope walking!
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These tires were a little challenging! But they were fun!
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Just hangin’ around while I wait to move onto the next obstacle! 
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My mom on the zipline!
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Teeney on the wire!
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Selfie! (There is a photobomber in the back…) 
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My mom walking across one obstacle!

Following the high ropes course, I checked in for the other activity I was going to do. It was called the “PowerFan Plummet.” It was a 30 meter (106ft) drop from the top of a HUGE tree. The first part of the tree was climbing up the 30 meter tree. That took me a while… it was so tall!

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The PowerFan Plummet… As you can see it is VERY tall!
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Making the climb to the top!
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Jumping off! “Flying Squirrel” style😉

Once we left Tree Top Adventures, we headed for a small little town in Wales. This specific town has the longest town name in Europe! Here is the full name:Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. (I know… amazing right?!) There are 58 characters in the town’s name and it means “St Mary’s church in the hollow of the white hazel near to the fierce whirlpool and the church of St Tysilio of the red cave.” We got our passports stamped with the town’s name and then went to lunch. I ordered fish and chips (again!) and my mom and I had ham and cheese panini sandwiches. We all enjoyed our lunch and afterward, we even got a lady who lived there to say the name of the town for us! It was really long and I can’t believe she was able to say it all!

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A sign saying the town name… Can you believe it?

After lunch we headed back into England. We would be staying at Albert & Victoria Hotel in Southport. It was a two hour drove to Southport, and when we arrived, we checked in and then walked along the pier. Teeney and I walked out to the beach, while my mom stayed on the pier. We even got donuts from “the donut man!” Following the pier, we went to dinner at “Cafe Italia,” I worked on my blog, we played cards in the hotel room, and then we went to bed. I have limited time so I will just attach the pictures from the rest of the night, enjoy!

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The pier in Southport.
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Jumpin’ at the beach!
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Teeney loves to jump!
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We left our mark on the beach!