Fashion

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

By on September 20, 2017

The seasons change so quickly here in the Pacific Northwest! I shot these photos a few weeks ago when it was 90 degrees out and now it’s 53 degrees and raining. Although I’m ready for fall weather, I wanted to say goodbye to summer with one last summer fashion post.

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Top 10 Things to Do in Lisbon, Portugal

By on September 18, 2017

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On a recent trip to Europe with my little sister Rocio, we visited Lisbon, Portugal. This city had long been on my list of places to see. We both fell in love with this charming and colorful city! The orange rooftops, colorful buildings, and cobble stone streets were like out of a dream. Beautiful views lurked around every corner. Here is a list of my top ten things to do in Lisbon!

 

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Top 10 Things to Do in Barcelona, Spain

By on September 10, 2017

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Barcelona, the capitol of Spain’s Catalonia region, is known for art, architecture, and the fantastical Art Nouveau landmarks designed by the famous Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi. I had wanted to see these magnificent buildings for so long and I was lucky enough to get to share the experience with my little sister on our recent trip to Europe. I’ve put together my top ten things to do in Barcelona along with tips to help you make the most of your trip! Bonus; at the end of this post you will find a list of some of my favorite coffee shops, restaurants, and views in the city.

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A Magical Guide to Harry Potter Locations in London, Edinburgh, and Ireland

By on September 3, 2017

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My sister and I are hardcore Harry Potter fans (fun fact: she’s a Ravenclaw, I’m a Gryffindor)! We have both watched the films and read the books numerous times and still cannot seem to get enough of the wizarding world. On a recent trip to Europe we took together, we got the chance to take not one but TWO Harry Potter walking tours in London and Edinburgh, where J.K. Rowling lived while she was writing the novels.

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Summer, Bouquets, and JORD

By on August 6, 2017

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Guys, I am in love with my new JORD watch! Isn’t it gorgeous?

JORD creates stunning watches from natural wood and offers many styles for men and women! I love their branding; JORD goes above and beyond to present their watches in a unique way. I mean, look at the packaging!

I’m doing a giveaway with JORD and you can win your very own watch, so keep reading!

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Gingham in Biketown

By on July 30, 2017

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This past weekend, my good friend and I had a blast playing tourist in our own city! After fueling up on some Good Coffee, we rented Nike bikes from the Biketown kiosk on Hawthorne and headed to the Tilikum Crossing bridge for some stunning views of the city.

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Portland’s Best Coffee Shops III

By on July 23, 2017

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There have been a ton of new coffee shops popping up around Portland and I couldn’t be more thrilled! Sipping coffee at cute, local coffee shops is one of my favorite past-times. In this installment of “Portland’s Best Coffee Shops”, I’ll be chatting about some of my favorite coffee spots; Guilder, Figlia Americana, Barista, and Prince Coffee. Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy!

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Summer in the Pearl District

By on July 17, 2017

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Nothing beats summer in the Pacific Northwest! After months and months of rain, this summer weather has been making my heart happy. I put together a few of my favorite warm weather outfits this season.

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5 Awesome Oregon Road Trips

By on July 9, 2017

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There are endless amount of beautiful hikes, lakes, waterfalls, and state parks to explore in the beautiful state of Oregon. It’s one of the most diverse states in the US with landscapes of forests, mountains, and beaches. Oregon is the perfect state to visit if you are a lover of the outdoors. These 6 beautiful nature destinations make for great Oregon road trips.

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A Weekend Guide to Santorini, Greece

By on July 2, 2017

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Santorini is one of the most beautiful islands on the Aegan Sea. A volcanic eruption in the 16th century shaped the islands rugged landscape and colorful sand beaches. The picturesque clay cave houses that overlook the deep blue sea cling to the edge of the cliffs above the caldera (underwater crater). Trust me, the reality of Santorini is even better than the stunning pictures you’ve seen!

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