City Guide

Destination, San Diego

August 28, 2015

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I’m headed back home since I moved. It’s just for a long weekend and is just a 6 hour drive away. I won’t be doing touristy activities, but I definitely want to hit up my favorite places. Here’s what I have on the list:

  • Drink Better Buzz coffee everyday
  • Coastal ride on the train
  • Eat at Vanoos for the best hummus and pita
  • Party at Omnia Nightclub
  • Grab cookies from Baked Bear
  • Eat at Mad Beet for an acai bowl
  • Visit Seal Rock in La Jolla
  • Hangout at in Downtown San Diego

Have you been to San Diego? I’d love to hear your favorite places and things to do in the comments!

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Seattle

Seattle Aquarium / Argosy Harbor Cruise / Seattle, Washington

August 24, 2015

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The Seattle Aquarium was a fun little place to check out, it’s located right on the ocean front. I haven’t been to an aquarium in a long time, my favorite has to be the jellyfish and octopus. I also like the fact that a lot of the workers were students (possibly, Middle and High) The creatures are beautiful and amazing. Right after we made our way to the Argosy Harbor Cruise, we go there just in time before the line got long. This is something you should definitely do when you visit. The tour was only an hour, but the views are amazing.

Fashion

All You Need is 3 Pairs of Jeans

August 17, 2015

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It might seem like a crazy idea, but seriously, how many of those jeans do you really wear? Boyfriend, cropped, distressed…there’s always a new must-have jean style that makes it hard to keep up. To really streamline your jean collection, you only need 3 styles:

1. Skinny Jeans

This style fits in everywhere and is easy to style up with heels or down with trainers. You can cuff or tuck them into boots.

2. Boyfriend Jeans

Ditch the sweat pants and look more put together in these slouchy, comfy style. Pair them with sandals and head out the door.

3. Flare Jeans

It’s best to wear heels, unless you have model long legs. It creates an elegant silhouette.

To find jeans that will last and won’t break your budget, head to your local thrift store. I recently scored 2 pairs of Calvin Klein’s (boyfriend and flare) and 1 pair of H&M (skinny). There’s always Levi’s, Express, Banana Republic, even Lucky Brand jeans.

Seattle

Pike Place Market / Seattle, Washington

August 14, 2015

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This was one of the most exciting places to visit. The hustle and bustle and FOOD!! The early morning wasn’t very crowded, however, by lunch the place was packed. The market is an interesting place, it’s like a maze with nooks and crannies. I really just wanted to try the seafood, but of course the lines were long. We were able to snatch up a table at Lowell’s Restaurant, with a water view. The food is amazing and the drinks we so good. I definitely wanted to find the gum wall, even though it was pretty gross. It is an interesting sight. I would love to live nearby to get fresh groceries and food.

Lifestyle

My Top 4 Instagram Editing Apps Revealed

August 10, 2015

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1. VSCOcam – I discovered this app a long time ago, only until recently and tried it again and loved it. They have the most perfect collection of filters, some for free and some for purchase. I definitely recommend purchasing “The Limited Edition Collection”which includes 16 packs. If there was one app I couldn’t live without..it would be this one!

2. Squareready – This is the second most used app for me. This app allows you to fit your entire photo without cutting anything off!

3. Afterlight – I have been using this one prior to VSCOcam and still use it. My favorite has to be the clarify tool, which does so beautifully.

4. MeituPic – I don’t take as much selfie’s like I used to. Sometimes, okay, maybe all the time I don’t want to have a huge zit showing in my photo. This app zaps those away and evens skin. I know were not perfect but I want to go back and remember that I looked good that day, not the zit I had that day. Even though it’s in another language it’s easy to figure out.