Tucson

Biosphere 2, Tucson, Arizona

July 3, 2015

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The Biosphere 2 is located only about 45 minutes north of downtown Tucson. It’s an Earth systems science research facility located in Oracle, Arizona. It has been owned by the University of Arizona since 2011.

The drive took about 20 minutes from where I live. It’s tucked away in the desert hills and the surrounding landscape were lots of green plants. The location is peaceful and quiet. We were able to catch the last tour of the day, which lasted for a little over an hour. There are 5 areas that we were shown, Rain-forest, Ocean, Savannah, Marsh and the Desert. I really enjoyed the ocean area; the smell of it reminded me of home. It’s a must to visit when you come to Tucson.

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July Goals

July 1, 2015

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Lately, my work shift has turned to night shifts. So when I get home it’s already 11pm. I go to the gym for 30 minututes and come home and eat dinner. Then sleep and start over. I don’t have much time to do anything in the day, so I don’t. On my day’s off, I’m too tired to do anything. Which in the long run saves me money. I have been slacking on my posts, well as far as adding my own photos. The month of June feels like nothing has happened.

JUNE GOALS
+ Building a Capsule Wardrobe : I suppose this is part two, since now I have only a hand full of clothes, it’s time to start adding pieces in. This will will be ongoing, until I feel I have reached all the items I need. From there I will rotate and use the “one in, one out rule” It’s ongoing but I have no desire to add any pieces in as of late. For the most part – COMPLETE
+ Plan A Giveaway : I haven’t done one in quite a while. I have ideas in mind, so I have to narrow it down. It’s going to happen soon, and will be something useful!
+ Plan My Birthday : There’s nothing wrong about planning your own birthday. I want to do a little weekend getaway either for San Diego or just staying here in Arizona for my birthday in July. Oh it’s done! I’m going to Seattle, the Emerald City! More on that later! – COMPLETE

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Fashion

5 Minimal Black Swimsuits

June 22, 2015

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Choosing a minimal swimsuit to add to your wardrobe starts with what fits you now. A swimsuit is a practical piece of clothing as much as an ornamental one. So, in support of sunbathing, surfing and canonballs, I present a few ideas for minimal swimwear:

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Tory Burch Solid Wrap One Piece SwimsuitMikoh Banyans Bikini TopMikoh Lanai Bikini BottomFlagpole Swim Perry Color-Block BikiniL*Space Jaime Bikini Top L*Space Sly Bikini Bottoms Zeus+Dione Bandeau Bikini

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I love both a one and two piece suit. I’ve never been one to have multiple suits, but if you must, have both! What’s your take? One-piece or two?

Lifestyle

Finding A Signature Skin Care Regimen: Aesop

June 19, 2015

On the road to living minimal, it’s also time to create a signature skin care routine. Think about what has worked for you and revisit those products. Aesop has products that range for all skin types and targeting problem areas, that will keep your skin healthy and glowing. Continue Reading…