Things are looking up for Amanda Bynes ! During a break from fashion design school in LA, the actress headed south to Cabo San Lucas, where she scored some time in the sun on Tuesday. Donning a revealing neon-green bikini, Amanda relaxed on a sundeck  and cooled off with a dip in the pool just two days before celebrating her 28th birthday. The former Nickelodeon star took the vacation with her parents, Lynn and Rick, who have been instrumental in her recovery after she completed rehab  last December. Ever since, Amanda has channeled her energy into her studies at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. The actress positively glowed during an appearance at the school's runway show  last month, smiling wide while snapping photos with her mom. Keep reading to see her relaxing day, and take a trip down memory lane with all the GIF-worthy reasons we've rooted for Amanda  through the years.