Iâ€™m really happy to say Iâ€™ve had a handful of â€œbest days in a long timeâ€ days lately, amidst a sea of low days, and yesterday was actually a day thatâ€™s been in the works for a while.
If you didnâ€™t know, I have this (weird, I know) thing with llamas and alpacas. After my birthday at Foxwoods, we were going to stop at an alpaca farm on the way back, but we got stuck in a snowstorm, because February birthdays really ruin everything.
My buddy Blake and I were both having A Week, so she decided that we should take some ridiculous adventure outside of the city. â€œLikeâ€¦alpacas???â€ I asked. â€œNah, itâ€™s ok, thatâ€™s my brand of weird.”
LUCKILY SHE WAS TOTALLY DOWN FOR IT, so off to the alpacas we went!
NYC friends: thereâ€™s actually an alpaca farm just in Westchester (!!!) called Faraway Farms. Which is not actually that far away. Blake is an angel and drove, and it took ~about~ an hour, but you can also take the Metro North to Croton-Harmon and take a ~$25 taxi to the happiest place in the world.
You would not believe how happy I was when we pulled up.Â
This gets close, though. Happy, crazy, whatevs.
Oh hey buddy.
Leda, the owner, explained to us that they donâ€™t like to be petted (wah), but that they werenâ€™t aggressive, so we could get as close as we wanted..and theyâ€™d let us know if they werenâ€™t into it.
SO SO HAPPY. Just me and some alpacas in a field, NBD.
After an amazing hour at this idyllic little oasis inâ€¦Westchester? we went farm hopping and found ourselves at Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm. Unfortunately, it was just before it was closing and the lines for everythingÂ were insane.
Except the corn maze!!Â
After, we found dinner at Little Sorrento, a lovely little Italian place recommended by the sweet high schoolers working the corn maze.Â
AND THEN TARGET.
When in the â€˜burbs, right?
My mom decorated for everyÂ holiday. Honestly, I never decorated for much beyond Christmas, but Iâ€™m trying to do this in my momâ€™s honor, so I bought a bunch of Halloween stuff.
I got llama stuff!!!!
Just before getting to Target, I actually got a message from someone on IG alerting me to the llama selection!
I got this print for my bathroom. (It may technically be kidsâ€™ butâ€¦so are most of my other prints so whatevs.)
Also, looks like Iâ€™m dressing up for Halloween this yearâ€¦.
My wallet is certainly glad I donâ€™t live that near a Target IRL.
Fave random animal? Fave Target purchase as of late?