DIY

8 Unique Ways to Decorate Pumpkins

By on October 9, 2017

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It’s pumpkin season! Every year I go a little crazy buying tons of pumpkins, gourds, and mini pumpkins to decorate my apartment with. I usually leave them au naturale but this year I wanted to do something a little more fun. I found a ton of different pumpkin decorating ideas on Pinterest and decided to try a few of them. I couldn’t pick just one, so I chose eight different ideas to share with you guys!

 

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Fashion

Fall Fashion with Shop Thriver

By on October 3, 2017

Fall is finally here! I had so much fun kicking off the season by modeling some fall clothes for my friend Mckenzie’s boutique, Shop Thriver. We headed to the pumpkin patch for pretty fall scenery.

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Lifestyle

Birthday Invitations with Basic Invite

By on September 27, 2017

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Aren’t birthdays just the best?! I love celebrating my friends and family on their birthdays and making them feel special. My little sister Rocio has a birthday coming up this October. She is turning 19… it’s crazy how time flies!

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Travel

Top 10 Things to Do in Paris, France

By on September 25, 2017

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Paris, the city of love and my favorite place in the world! I have been lucky enough to visit Paris three times. The last two times were with my little sister Rocio. I had so much fun showing my sister around and sharing my favorite city in the world with her. There were endless amounts of baguette, chocolate croissants, and crepes devoured on this trip! I’m already dreaming of going back but for now, I’ve rounded up our 10 favorite things to do in Paris.

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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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