Galentines Day: Because She Appreciates the Little Things

This February forget Valentines – do Galentine’s Day Why you ask? Well because lets be real here, your boyfriend isn’t going to REALLY appreciate that new dress or your New Year booty you’ve been working on since January. Only your girlfriend will recognize and we all need a good hype woman in our corner! This Valentines, instead of flooding you all with more couple-y photos of Kevin and I – I asked this beauty Valerie to be my Galentine. It was so fun to do this shoot with her and I love collaborating with other creatives. Whether or not you have a man in your life, you can always use a day or night out with your girlfriend. So here goes – two looks and some Galentine’s Day date ideas for you and your girl friends. Sugar or Spice? She’s everything nice. Because it’s Galentine’s then there’s even MORE reason to…

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Banff Guide: Winter Wonderland

Banff National Park: My Winter Vacation Dream Come True Hello Fellow Wanderers! I am so excited to share with you my Winter Dream Trip come true. Ever since I was bitten by the travel bug I have been wanting to go to a place where I could really feel the winter vibes. And thanks to KHwa I was finally able visit Banff National Park this year while everything was covered in snow. It was truly a winter wonderland. If you love nature and photography, I highly recommend you put a trip to Banff at the top of your list. I honestly don’t know what else I can say to convince you so I’ll let my photos do the convincing even though they don’t do the beauty justice. Suggested itinerary: Friday: Fly into Calgary Fly into Calgary – Vancouver is super far and if you’re short on time like we were,…

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New Year, New Faves: Winter Essentials

Winter Faves Everytime the seasons change, I always have to switch up my facial skin routine! When it goes from Summer to Winter, I need to load up on the moisturizing creams. If you tend to have oily skin these products may not be for you since I have normal/ dry combo skin. This Fall I went to Bali and Thailand where it was humid and nice for my skin. And the drastic change when I got back to a Bay Area winter wreaked havoc on my skin. I immediately started breaking out in dry patches. So here are some of the products I purchased with my VIB 20% off to try that have become my new faves (and some other fun things I purchased recently): Loved: Glossier: Brown Boy Brow – I purchased this after hearing good things, and also because I really wanted to cut my morning ritual…

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Adventures Taken in 2017

In 2017 I was lucky to have had an adventure almost every month of the year So here are some snippets of the wonderful memories I made this year that I would love to share with you all 🙂 Looking back I can’t believe I was lucky to have traveled this much in 2017. Hope you guys enjoy these more spontaneous, raw and less planned(ish) photos. Let me know if you have been to any of these places or have any questions! January: Vancouver/ Whister We spent the long weekend in Vancouver and it was chilly but amazing, even though I fell off a lift. It was still a great way to start off the New Year. We hit up the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park right when we landed and it still felt very holiday-y. Tip: if you have student ID they have a discounted price. Then we took a…

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Party Wear: ‘Tis the Season to Dress Jolly

Holiday wear doesn’t have to mean sequins, here’s an alternative – VELVET! 2017 has seriously just flown by. It’s that time of year again – Christmas holiday parties and New Years! Holiday wear is sometimes seriously such a stressful thing to shop for. Can I be real for a second and just say that I have a really hard time rocking a sequin dress. If you’re like me and just haven’t found the right sequin dress yet – let me turn your attention to velvet! Velvet dresses are first of all, super comfy but also just channel all the holiday feels. This year there’s so many holiday wear dresses in all the colors I love – burgundy, forest green, and a new color I’ve been obsessed with mustard yellow! Check out some options below for dresses within all budget price ranges. But then again, when can you be extra with…

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