Anniversary in review

Hey everyone, welcome back to another blog post. I hope everyone had an amazing July! It’s hard to believe summer is almost over and we’re already in August. This past weekend was my two year anniversary trip. My actual anniversary day was July 29th and my husband surprised me with an three and half day get away and it was exactly what I needed.

We left the night of the Saturday for the trip, but we had a party to go to the evening of the Saturday so we had to attend that event with both the girls. I absolutely hate party’s the start really late, am already a homebody type of women and I just hate having to attend late party’s especially with young kids and a baby. So the party started 7:30pm but did not exactly start until 9:30pm and let me remind you I got a five year old with me and an eight month old. You all can at least imagine what I was thinking especially since right after me and hubby was leaving for an hour away trip. Well we all started eating by after 9:30pm and stayed a bit because we didn’t want to seem rude and just leave. We finally left the party at 11:00pm with a tired five year old and a somewhat irritable baby.

After dropping off the kids at my mom we finally left for our trip. My husband surprised our get away at Niagara Falls, ON It’s about an hour and 10 mins away from Toronto. We arrived about 1:00am in the morning we were both so tired. I literally had to stay up the whole way to make sure he didn’t fall asleep at the wheel and I only started to get tired 15 minutes to our destination.

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So most of the time we spent away we of course had to spend it at attractions. The first place we went to was the arcade. Now I am literally addicted to this place because am always trying to get like over thousand tickets. Now I surprisingly learned something new about myself that weekend. I came across a black jack game 21 and my husband had to teach me how to play and you guys I swear to god I hit 21 like five times and got over hundred tickets. I left my husband shocked I didn’t know how I did it but I did I was so proud of myself.

We also visited an wax museum of celebrity’s, it was really interesting. That is some photos I took through out the museum. It was really insane how realistic the wax was done and the detail on them here are some more.

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So we also went to a house of mirrors maze, which I will never do it again! Your basically in a maze of mirrors and you have to find your way out! And I felt so trapped I was starting to gain so much anxiety. My husband is so relaxed and cool when it comes to these things and am just not. I didn’t get to take any pictures during this of course because I was too busy freaking out! But I ended up giving up and going through the chicken door exit to get out and my husband decided to finish alone. We did another maze but this one was much easier because it was outside and it was too crazy.

It was really fun sadly while we were doing the maze it started raining a bit but luckily it wasn’t so bad. We also went inside Riplys museum the book of records and it was awesome. We learned some things we actually didn’t know like the oldest man that ever lived, the tallest man and the biggest man that lost 920 pounds himself! And also the women with the most tattoos, the women with the tallest neck and the fastest women, fastest animal. Yeah it was all insane!

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This weekend was fun and well needed for the both of us, and it was actually the first time we actually spent time away from the kids. We both felt guilty and missed them but we realised we should have time for us now and then and it’s okay. We also have another trip coming up the end of August but I will leave that for a surprise. It’s always great to remember to take time out for yourself even if you don’t have kids and just need a break from reality to recuperate. It’s great for you mind, Heath and for you and your partner if you have one. Coming back seeing the girls was the best feeling ever! Even though all they was interested in was what we brought them. This was a great weekend well spent, and can’t wait for more exciting trips on the way. Thank you all for reading!

Blog Q & A

Hey everyone, welcome back to another blog post! Hope everyone is having a great start to their morning. For today’s blog post I decided to do a blog q & a post. I will be posting some questions and answering them so you all can get to know me more!

  1. Whats you favourite book? My favourite book that can absolutely read again is Cooper Sun. If you haven’t read that give it a look up!
  2. Favourite Foods? Pizza & Shrimp
  3. Favourite Movies? Sing, Confessions of a shopaholic.
  4. Binge watch shows? Keeping up with the kardashians, Big Little Lies, Criminal Minds.
  5. Whats your favourite day of the week? Sunday
  6. What are my biggest accomplishments am proud of? Graduating college and my two girls.
  7. Favourite singer? Aleesia Cara, I love her voice!
  8. What city was I born? Brampton, Ontario CA
  9. Tea or Coffee? Coffee, I am literally obsessed.
  10. Inter-vert or Extrovert? Inter-vert
  11. How old are you? 26 years old
  12. What is the first thing you notice about somebody? Personality.
  13. What are some places you’d like to go? Puerto Rico, Bora Bora, Paris.
  14. If you could have lunch with one person alive or dead who would it be? Honestly my grandma
  15. If you had to describe yourself in 5 words what would it be? Quiet, Kind, Funny, Stylish and random lol
  16. What big life changes have you recently experienced? It would be having my second daughter, moving from the first place me and my husband got together after getting married. We left all our first memories in that apartment together it was hard.
  17. What is your favourite holiday? Christmas lol
  18. Are you clean or messy? Clean, I sometimes wonder if I have an OCD problem.
  19. Favourite Season? Spring and kind of Fall.
  20. What three habits will improve your life? Setting goals, Staying organised, and saving!

And there you have it! 20 questions and answers to get to know. Hopefully some of these blog q & a questions have helped a bit in you getting to know me. Also I know I dont do much posts to where you all can get to know me but I am trying to open up more on my social media. I have realised opening up more to your readers is the beast way to also gain engagement on all social platforms. Thank you all for reading, I will try and do more blog q & a so you all get to know me through different questions. My recent past post lets you in a little bit about me check it out here.

Zara Haul Part Two

Hey everyone, welcome back to another blog post. Happy Wednesday I hope everyone so far is having a great start to their morning. I am so excited that in about a week or so I will be officially moving and I can finally get back to my space for blogging and get so much more posts up for you all. Its so hard to blog and take photos as my space is very limited due to having so many boxes around me. But as soon as I officially move you all of course will know, as for now I am working with what I can. For today’s blog post I am posting my part two for my zara haul because I love zara that much that I bought that many things that I had to break it up into two blog posts I know I know I have a serious problem but you all will be seeing a lot of zara hope that isn’t a problem? lol

So I am not exactly a shorts girl I actually haven’t really bought shorts since a child, I actually just started buying some because am so into the “cycle shorts” style and am loving how comfortable they are and I actually think am going to live in them this summer. I saw these cute leopard shorts and automatically had to get them they were the cutest! These went for 45.90 CAD but since I bought them online it came about little over $50.00.

I also bought these cute black flats I noticed they will go really well with the leopard shorts for a dress up look, the flats were about $45.00 CAD. My wardrobe was really lacking a lot of dress shoes and outfits so I decided to invest in a lot of dress clothing or at least clothing I can dress up or down.

This bag is a recent buy from zara, I got this iridescent bag, now this is something I normally wouldn’t buy t would be out my comfort zone but I decided to step outside of the box and purchase it. I would pair this up with most of my summer outfits that have a bit of colour or even if I decide to wear something toned down I would pair this bag for a pop of colour. This year I decided to redo most of my wardrobe and revamp it and change up my style a bit, my closet always and mostly consist of black clothes and I honestly cant live like that anymore and am starting to find it a bit boring. So lately I have been buying pieces even if its shoes or bags with colour to spice up my closet. I personally find fashion or even beauty fun and it doesn’t hurt to play around with it and show your personally style.

This last item I got is another recent item I got which is this cute leather skirt, I literally got it unplanned in the store. I actually have bought a denim mom jean high rise shorts but when I got home and actually tried them on they didn’t fit at all I literally couldn’t button the shorts or zip them up thanks to mom tummy lol. It hurt to return the item and I planned on switching for a bigger size but ended up running into this leather skirt and forgot about the denim shorts and ended up going with the skirt. So this skirt and the shorts were $39.90 CAD, thankfully the skirt fit when I got home I honestly was worried lol I cant wait to wear it out this summer another item that can be dressed up or down. And that is it for my haul for now of course because I am always buying and ordering items from zara I seriously have a problem and am trying to at least cut down because we all know zara is a bit pricey. Thanks for reading remember to comment and like I always love hearing from you all, let me know what your favourite item is? Or what is something you’d rock? Thanks for reading and talk with you all soon!

June Goals

Hey everyone, and welcome back to another blog post. Happy Wednesday! I hope you all are having a great week. It’s the 5th of June and I am just now writing my June goals for the month, I have realized that I probably won’t have high expectations this month because of a lot going on. This month I am doing a lot of packing because I am getting ready to move, I am super excited for this move I am so ready to be leaving my apartment. I am ready to start a new chapter in my family life, also after this move I will be putting up more content and be even more consistent with my blog.

One of my goals are to consistently at least on my social media platforms. Especially Twitter and Instagram I want to increase my followings, be more engaging with my followers because before increasing numbers I at least want connections with my followers. My second goal is pretty similar to the first, I want to continue to improve my content with Instagram. I am always trying to put up the best quality of pictures on my instagram; one thing I believe in is if you don’t put out the best or least quality it can always lead to lack of following and engagement. I am always hearing this consistently when doing my research on social media containing being a blogger. My third and last goal is to work hard and increase my views on my blog, I feel like this will always be a goal every month for most bloggers I mean even if you got a thousand every month you want to push for two. Sometimes I feel like giving up on blogging but I remember it’s not about the numbers I started all this because I love it. Soon enough my numbers will grow, heck today I made it to more views ! I am getting somewhere and I feel proud of it.

And there you have it three of my big goals for the month of June, its always hard to keep up with blogging especially being a mom and a wife but I feel like setting goals for yourself every month helps motivate you even more. I hope this blog helps in some way, thank you all for reading, sorry if my blogs seem short I am trying to put out posts while dealing with a move and kids running around. There will be a post up Friday morning at 9am EST standard time so look out for that! Remember to like & comment I always love to hear from you !

Favourite Lip Products

Good morning everyone, welcome back to another blog post. Happy Monday back to a whole new week, I hope everyone morning is going good so far? I noticed I haven’t been doing much make up haul or posts lately and I want to start posting more posts related to beauty for the next upcoming weeks. I decided to do a post on my current favourite lip products I am loving so far, I am so obsessed with these products I am using these four for pretty much every make up look I do. The first three I am obsessed with is from the Fenty beauty line, I am loving the glosses and lipstick. I love the texture and how it feels I first bought the shimmering rose nude loved that and had to try the diamond milk one. I was first hesitant to buying it because I honestly thought it would be like all the other clear glosses but I decided to give it a try, it was more like a last minute quick pick up purchase. But to be honest I love it as much as the fenty glow one it is pretty much the same result I love how it just looks on me. One of the things I love about the fenty beauty line is that the beauty products she makes is for all skin tones and women everywhere, and that is one thing the beauty industry needs more for women. As a women of colour one of the hard things for me when it comes to buying products especially either foundation or lip shades is that its hard for me to find ones that match or go with me perfectly. This is a brand I would continually buy from, I haven’t tried wearing it over other lip shades I usually just wear it alone.

The next product shown that I love is the Blackup gloss, I got this on sale but sadly I found out that it is not for sale on the Sephora site anymore and I am not sure if it would be back. So backup is a brand dedicated to women of colour and it was developed by women of colour and it caters to women of darker skin tones. This is one of the reasons why I fell in love with this product it does what the brand says, this gloss looks so good on me it blends in so well with my skin tone. The gloss is kind of like a clear gloss with a nude undertone it carries different under tone colours, so you can get a rose tone or a more brown tone and etc that is the best way I can explain since I cant bring it up on sephora. The gloss doesn’t come off to sticky the only issue is that when used it sometimes comes out separated from the colour so sometimes clear gloss comes out first then it coming out together.

So those are so far all and current favourite lip products am using when doing my make up. I do not want to go further in more detail with these because i just currently did a Sephora review post on my blog and I did go through these products already. But I wanted to do a separate post on what am currently loving at the moment for winter, if you haven’t tried fenty yet I recommend you do I can not find one thing I dont like. And if you are a women of colour and find it hard like me finding shades that go with your skin tone there is your brand, even if you are not of colour you can also check out the brand they have other products pretty much any one of any shade can still use. That is it for today’s post like & comment i love hearing from you all my next post will be up Wednesday at 3pm Toronto time lol, I am so happy I am finally on a posting schedule!