Friday, July 31, 2015

From The Mountains to the Sea

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outfit details: Mermaid Graphic t-shirt ℅ Moodcatz / Coffee Graphic T-shirt ℅ Moodcats, Levi Vintage Shorts from Aritzia

Graphic t-shirts have really been grabbing my attention lately, but especially these two from MoodCatz. Their cute sayings actually really jumped out to me because I really do relate to them. I love spending the cool summer days hiking with a big bottle of water + a thermos of coffee (or mochas), and bright sunny days at the beach – pretending to be a mermaid in the ocean.

Sometimes I can find that I’ll idealize a season, for example I can think of winter as a beautiful snow covered wonderland – and then once winter comes I am counting the days for it to pass. But this has never been the case for summer. Even while we’re in the midst of it, its magic is never lost for me. In fact, rather than looking forward to the seasons to come – I am trying to soak up every last second of summer. The next few weeks will be filled with days in the sun, trips around BC, and lots of hikes + beach days. Click through to find out more on what will be going on this august!
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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Windy Hair, Don't Care

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outfit details: Forever 21 Blush Pink Playsuit (Also available in black!)

While I was going through our Cuba photos recently I stumbled upon these photos. I completely had forgotten about our last night’s stroll along the beach. That day had been so overshadowed by my jellyfish sting (ouch!) that I had forgot all the fun we had just hours after. We had grabbed my camera and headed down to the beach for our final stroll along the soft white sand before catching our flight the next day. One thing I love about the tropics is that even when it’s stormy, it’s still so warm and lovely out. You can't completely tell from these photos (aside from the very obvious wind) that it actually was becoming quite stormy out, and pink, orange, and red tinged clouds were rolling in. On our way back from our stroll, we stopped in this pretty little gazebo. It was too pretty a spot to worry about my messy hair flying everywhere, so instead we just grabbed a few photos and settled in to watch the ocean & the rain for a bit.

Nothing makes you realize you need to travel more than travel itself. Secondary to that, looking through photos can also really evoke that sense of need for adventure. A few years ago when I had the opportunity to travel a little around Italy I promised myself that I would make those experiences happen more. And now after just going to Cuba a few months back, I already am getting the itch to plan my next getaway.  Click through to read more on travel plans for 2015 / 2016!
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Spa Day at Home with Amopé

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During the summer season, you can almost always be sure to find me walking the sea wall, picnicking at a nearby park, hanging out at a funky patio bar, or stretched out on the warm sand at the beach. I love summer and everything to do with it, but I especially adore summer style & beauty. For me, everything about my style & beauty lightens up in the summer months. I shed some layers (goodbye cardigans!) and allow my skin a beauty product breather. My summer beauty essentials are really simple and basically come down to having healthy hair, glowing skin, and getting pretty pedicured feet with my favourite nail polish & my Amopé Pedi Perfect electronic foot file. Click through to read more on my version of the perfect spa day at home! 
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