Saturday, July 14, 2018

Reasons to start wearing wide-legged jeans







I've been a huge fan of Wide-legged pants for a long time, legs look longer, the outfit looks better so why not? 

Now that denim has taken all over speaking of the most famous trends in fashion, I got to say I'm 
l o v i n g this style way more than before, is really easy to pair this pants and my favorite thing is that they fit in every occasion.

Here 5 main reasons:
1. They're super comfortable: Moving with them is so easy! plus the feeling is way better than wearing normal skinny jeans,  there is no such thing as wearing baggy jeans with style. 

2. From casual to elegant: This is probably one of the things I liked the most of this day, as you can see this was photographed on the daylight when I was wearing sneakers, after this, I transformed my look for dinner with some stilettos.

3. They are rarely seen and so unique: Probably this is not everyone's style... I know that, but I love trying new things, always, seeing myself in different kind of looks is so interesting because you get to learn more on how to mix and match your items inside your wardrobe.

4. So easy to match with any top: The great perk of wearing denim is that you are the queen on what color you decide to wear, jeans match with almost everything... 90% of the times.

5. They are perfect for any shape: You can't go wrong with this style.. my obsession is that with this style legs are for days!


Thank you for reading!
xx. Laura

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Sunday, July 8, 2018

Steps to Make a Beautiful Pitaya Bowl


Bowls are such a fulfilling meal, preparing them is so easy, on the go and healthy.

Start the day with a boost of energy:
The first thing to do is to freeze the fruits one night before making your bowl.
You can buy them already frozen or cut them in pieces and just take them to the freezer.
 I often have bananas cut in halves and small pieces of pitaya/pink dragon fruit
if you want the bowl with a consistency of almost an ice cream, it's essential to have the fruits already frozen. 

How to prepare the smoothie bowl:
Ingredients to add inside the blender
- bananas + pitaya (both already frozen and cut into chunks)
- add 4 ice cubes
-  200 ml of almond milk ( or the milk you prefer)
- 1 little spoon of Vanilla extract
- Stevia or Splenda
The toppings:
This is the part where you can be very playful, I always like to add different toppings because I tend to get bored of eating the same things constantly, here I added the following:
- Homemade granola
- Bananas + strawberries
- Shredded coconut
That's all, you can add pieces of protein bars, cheerios, dates,  almonds, chocolate nibs and more fruits to make it bigger... it is so simple and so so good! This is such a good day to fuel up your day

 Eating healthy is so delish! 
x. Laura



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Monday, June 25, 2018

Style your summer outfit to the next level


A graphic tee combined with a nice blazer will always give a good touch to your look.
You can decide to pull it with jeans, shorts or a skirt.

A light Summer blazer
is a great accessory to make your outfit to stand out. 

Ideas on how to style it:

- Monochrome white is always chic 
Try to add a pop of color to the top, also think about the purse you'll wear and off course shoes. 
In this case, I opt for white sneakers as they are so comfy and they easily pair with everything.

- The classic black blazer will never disappoint 
I love the idea of pairing funny and colorful dresses with gold accessories.

- The classic double-breasted blazer with shorts and white sneakers
This is such a great idea of looking casual with a pop of elegance. Like you even try it to make it look cool


In order to make a statement look, try to play with accessories. I love the idea of combining gold accessories: as bracelets (without exaggerating them), rings, layering necklaces and a adding a purse with a pop of color.

These are the brands I recommended for accessories:


Next thing up, check out some cool monochrome looks to copy this season.
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trying The New Water Gel Sunscreen from Neutrogena


I am a skincare obsessed. For everywhere I go, I need to have some product with me to assure my skin will be always protected from the sun, so I recently teamed up with Neutrogena to test out their new Hydro Boost Water Gel Sunscreen SPF 50.

Since summer days are practically here, protecting our face and body from the sun is especially a must-do. 

This lightweight Hydro Boost Water Gel Sunscreen is perfect for those pool/beach days where you don't want to worry about burning, but instead want to focus on having fun. It doesn't smell much like a sunscreen which I personally love and it's SPF 50. It also moisturizes while it protects and goes on non-greasy. Easy to carry, easy to use!


Thanks to Neutrogena for sponsoring this post
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Saturday, June 2, 2018

How to reduce pimples in less than a day


I started using recently the Light Therapy Acne Spot treatment, since I started getting a lot of breakdowns in some parts of my face. At this point, I was really concerned. It seemed that no product was the right solution to my problem.

Couple of weeks ago, I got the light Acne Spot machine, which was perfect because I literally carried it with me anywhere. The size is perfect and simple to use. It uses red and blue light to target inflammation.

Now I got to say, two weeks later my face is 90% recovered. I also used a few natural products that combined with this helped me to finally solve my skin problem.



Thanks to Neutrogena for sponsoring this post
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Saturday, May 19, 2018

A Day In The Tulip Festival


Tulips fields are one of those magical places that we all need to meet in certain point of our life. I was there for the second time and for me this is pure beauty. I mean pictures are nothing compared to all the greatness of nature and colors combined. Actually, one of my favorite things of living in Vancouver is that we have all these amazing locations outside the city and they are likely connected with nature. This time we decided to go a little bit farther, we opt for Tulips of the Valley between Chilliwack and Langley. Last year we went to Abbotsford. I believe they're still open.

Being here was definitely amazing you get to see all these tulips in shades you normally don't get to see. It's like a good source of therapy, there is no stress in there and you barely get phone signal. As it was sunny, was the perfect day for a picnic at this location, there's nothing better I would say if you are like me..  just chasing for the sun right now.

Sunday was the perfect day to go, I started the day at 5:00 am very early but totally worth it. We wanted to go to avoid the crowd on the fields and mostly the traffic, which turned to be a great thing because after that we went for lunch and to know a lit bit more around Langley.

Thank you all for reading!
x. Laura
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Trend Is ... Purple


Hi Guys!
Purple, purple.. This color's so electric, alive and fashionable. I got to admit that this look is one of my favorites since I started blogging. I'm not the kind of color who loves following trends, but this suit trend is amazing because it's playful and powerful at once!

What it really caught my eye about this look once I purchased it, was the combination of the classy attire of the same color suit paired it with the sneakers. I mean, cities like Vancouver are meant to be walked and to me, there's nothing better than being comfortable around.

I styled this look with silver accessories and a nude bag to make the lavender color to outstand more than anything, finally, I didn't wear a shirt because I wanted to showcase the cleavage. Personally, I think it looks more feminine and stylish. I clarify that this is not an office look, definitely more like streestyle. I will definitely recommend this suit for work but wearing a shirt underneath.

Hope you guys have a wonderful day!
x. Laura

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A Healthy Pint On-the-Go

Hi Guys! I wanted to share today this simple recipe you can leave ready from the night before. I reused this pint from Halo Top which I love because it has the perfect size for a quality breakfast or snack.
This is definitely one of my favorites meals is very fulfilling and easy to make. 

Ingredients:
- Main Topping: Granola, cheerios or oatmeal
- Yogurt
- Chocolate Chips or Nibs
- Peanut Butter
- Shredded Coconut
- Chopped Strawberries
- Half Banana

How to Make it:
The main thing for preparing this pint is to create layers, to make it easier to eat.
First, I added the Granola then Strawberries & Bananas, peanut butter and then the first layer of yogurt.

*You will repeat this process 2 or 3 times until you reach the top.

Finally, you can decore as you prefer, in this case, I added bananas, strawberries, non-sugar caramel sauce, dark chocolate nibs and sugar-free marshmallows.

That's all! Easy, healthy & on-the-go.

Thanks for reading! x. Laura
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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Seattle Travel Diary + Things to do this Spring

I was impressed of  in Seattle's natural beauty. Honestly I was amazed of how incredible it is to visit this city during Spring. To start, every corner is surrounded by the beauty of  the cherry blossom trees. If you are planning to visit, Washington University must be a place you check on your list. When we arrived, the place was full of people and parking was hard, even though it was totally worth it. I would describe that place as magic, to be honest pictures are nothing compared of how beautiful it is to actually being there.

Moving on to restaurants, another great thing about Seattle, on this trip we decided to try all different kind of places. Starting with The Cheesecake Factory. one of my favorite american restaurants, all the plates are always delicious and their servings sizes are insane!
For Brunch, I recommend The Biscuit Bitch, this restaurant was a random discovery, but a good one. Their plates are basically a mix between eggs, biscuits, bacon and some of them come with mapple. Was our first time there, we waited probably like 30 mins until we got our food, is basically to take and go kind of restaurant.
For Lunch, there's a great korean restaurant called Revel, we ordered different entries like chick pea pancakes, dumplings and the main dish was ramen. Soo good!

Walking around, bar hoping and going to turistic destinations like the space needle are great plans to make in here. There's no better therapy than the combination of eating, shopping and traveling at the same time.

Thanks all for reading! 
If you have any other recommendations please let me know on the comments.
x. Laura 


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Sunday, March 25, 2018

5 Ways to Enjoy Spring Season


Happy spring everyone! I actually got to admit that I was waiting for this season for a long time. The reason? Simple.. sunny days, the most perfect weather and all the gorgeous blooms are finally back!

As a big enthusiast of this season, These are the 5 main ways that will make us enjoy spring to the fullest.

1. No more winter coats = More wardrobe options! Now, that winter is over all the layers are off too. I love being able of wearing skirts, dresses, shorts and also the idea of going out in sandals, light shirts, and Blazers it simply makes me so happy!

2. The flowers! Decoring our home is always better in this season, I love buying colorful tulips and peonies in every kind of pink. The environment of coming home never felt better plus strolling around the city is the most beautiful thing with all the cherry blossoms popping out.

3. More & more flower events to assist. A beautiful tradition for every year is attending to tulips and cherry blossom festivals, this plan is amazing to go with friends, family and more even for a date!

4. More strolls and plans around the city. There is no doubt that during winter we prefer staying at home and watch Netflix non-stop, but with spring the amazing weather makes us so happy to go out rather than staying and wasting a day of sun.

5. Outdoor eating is the best! Being able to go to the beach, sitting there reading a book and bringing take-out food is one the most ideal plans to do this season. Plus they also start opening all the balconies of all the restaurants around, I mean like every shade of sun we see it's very appreciated.

Wish you all a great start to the season!
xx. Laura

 
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