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~Something New~

Something new is evolving and I am beyond excited about it. Last weekend, I went on a day trip to Lockhart, Tx with Matt (<3) and his friends. I’m terribly awkward when in a group of strangers but it was a lot of fun and he and his friends are a wonderful group of people.


The reason for the trip was to try out BBQ at several different places because Lockhart apparently has the best BBQ. Now I love food, usually I stuff my face even after I’m full. I don’t recommend doing that. But I have a sensitive stomach and have learned how to take care of it…especially when traveling. I was prepared to hold back and only eat a bit from each place. We hit 3 different places…

  1. Smitty’s Market
  2. Black’s
  3. Kreuz Market

Now, I skipped the third place and only had a bite at the second… I was off my game but was also worried I would destroy…ahem things. TMI. I was playing it safe. Even though I didn’t eat a lot, I still think #1 was extremely delicious. And I liked all of the antique stores that were in the area. We walked around a bit before heading to the third place. It was wonderful. And the area we were exploring reminded me a bit of Stars Hallow or the kind of feeling I imagine Stars Hallow would have.

I sort of wish I bought something from one of the stores we explored, but nothing called out to me. But I did manage to snap a few pretty photo souvenirs. One of the most magical coincidences is that Abby, a now new friend, has been on a quest to find an antique compact mirror. Which brought up the chance for me to mention my compact that my mother had given me while I was in high school. It’s a silver compact with an embossed design on it. And there in the store, snuggled under other compacts, just happened to be the same compact! This one was engraved with initials and in much better condition than mine. I really wish I knew the brand of compact and a bit more about it’s history. It was my grandmother’s beforehand, and I just loved the idea of owning something that was handed down. I hope it lasts long enough to continue being handed down. Abby bought it along with two other compacts, should I ever come across the same compact, I might end up buying it. But what are the odds of finding another one, who knows?

We walked around a cemetery before hitting the 3rd place but Matt and I skipped out on eating anything from there. Next time, we will have to start there so as to actually get a chance to try the food. It’s been wonderful getting to know him and I’m looking forward to continue getting to know him and spending time with him as often as I can. ๐Ÿ™‚ That’s all for now, expect more gushing next time. And hopefully I’ll actually get up the courage and ask him to take an actual selfie with me. I was too nervous/embarrassed to ask.

Thanks for reading and commenting.


  1. Joy Said:

    on November 19, 2016 at 11:59 am

    All that I really have to say is…AWWWWW!

  2. Georgie Said:

    on November 20, 2016 at 5:08 pm

    Aww. ๐Ÿ™‚ I am sure the selfie will come naturally! You probably just have butterflies every time.

    What luck and coincidence that Abby found an antique compact just like your grandmotherโ€™s. I love looking through antique stores, even though I may not always find something to buy. When I go to new places I always feel like buying souvenirs and new things, but if nothing really interests me I am a little disappointed… but I donโ€™t want to be buying something just for the sake of it, so itโ€™s OK. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Glad you had a good time and looking forward to hearing more of your time with Matt ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ โค๏ธ

  3. Kate Said:

    on January 11, 2017 at 5:02 pm

    This was lovely to read. So cute! Glad you had a good time with Matt’s group of friends & hope you get a selfie with him soon ๐Ÿ™‚ my boyfriend hates photographs bless him haha.


  4. Paula Said:

    on January 12, 2017 at 6:05 pm

    This is so cute!! Love the pics ๐Ÿ™‚

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