The Wrap Up Vol 3

Baby It’s Cold Outside

Out of state moves and important lessons learned during a southern’s first snow in this week’s the wrap up vol 3

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Hello from OKC (Oklahoma City)!  After parting ways with H-Town (Houston, TX), I am now an official resident of the great state of Oklahoma.  And as an official resident of less than 1 month, I’m happy to report “so far, so good”.  The pace is a lot slower and the weather is more diverse, but these are all welcome changes.  And I must admit, it’s pretty nice to be closer to my parents too.

And speaking of weather . . .

Ups, Downs & All Arounds

Ups

I survived my first Oklahoma snow.  I woke up and everything was covered in a blanket of white.  It was beautiful.

Downs

“And with great snow comes great responsibilty . . . “

Responsibility that I just wasn’t prepared to have.  And if my first snowfall was a test, I failed (miserably).  Here’s what I didn’t know about when it snows:  1.  Freeze Alerts = Drippy Faucets.  Mental note:  next time, don’t accidentally use hot water for overnight dripping.  Ugh, my poor electricity bill.  2.  Knitted Uggs and Wet Snow Don’t Mix.  Wet feet, anyone?  *adds waterproof snow boots to her online shopping list.  3.  Ice Scrapers are a Necessity.  Period.  4.  Keep that Pantry and Fridge Full.  Thank God I had just made a grocery store run.  I guess I (accidentally) got at least one thing right.

& All Arounds

Currently practicing shouting “Thunder Up” for future Oklahoma City Thunder games.  Now, can someone tell me exactly what “Thunder Up” means?  Ok, thanks!

On ResplendentlyLiving.com

From Rain to Rainbows:  What I Resolve for the New Year

Best Instagram Worthy Places in Houston (picture below is one of my all time favs)

On the Internet

The Masked Singer – seriously, why are you not obsessed too?

7 Coolest Hotels in UAE

It’s going down (or up) in the Golden Globes’ elevator – turn your sound on and prepare to laugh

If you take a local’s photo while traveling, do you owe them a tip?

LA’s best kept secret:  The secret swing at Elysian Park

 

And that my friends is a wrap!

-XOXO Melissa

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Photos by:  Lauren Williams & De’Zell Mathews

Photo Editing by:  Yours Truly (Melissa Drake)

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