Highs And Lows

July 3, 2015

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{One last shot of my customized macarons before my works friends and I devoured them.}

Jamie and I arrived in Delaware yesterday to torrential downpour and an intense thunder and lightning storm. Although the both of us were determined to make the best of our 10 hour drive no matter what we decided that the first thing we needed to do was have a long nap. When we woke up from our three hour sleep the rain had stopped, and although the sky was still covered in fog we headed down to the Rehoboth boardwalk and dipped our feet in the ocean, which was long overdue. Our mini vacation couldn’t have gotten off to a better start regardless of the rain and I can’t wait for what the rest of the weekend has in store. Happy fourth of July weekend from Delaware, see you Monday!
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{Milo and I sharing a loving moment in between Monday’s outfit post.}
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{A fresh and bright mani pedi before our trip to Delaware. Essie Suite Retreat + Saturday Disco Fever}
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{Jamie picked me up this pineapple lip balm because he said it reminded him of me.}

Cold Shoulder

July 2, 2015

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It’s a rare occasion when I combine multiple seasonal trends into one outfit, but when it comes to this off the shoulder and culotte look I surrender to the trends. This top actually comes as a set but when it arrived I felt it a little too young and revealing for my taste. I can still see myself wearing the shorts with a chambray top or light sweater, but for now this flowy off the shoulder top suits these navy culottes perfectly and makes me want to go salsa dancing with some girlfriends.
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What I’m Wearing: Top; c/o Lookbook Store (here) // Culottes; Joe Fresh (similar) // Heels; Prabal Gurung for Target (similar) // Clutch; H&M (here)

Happy Canada Day Strawberry Shortcake

July 1, 2015

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Happy Canada Day everyone! I was planning on taking a little blogging break today but since this Strawberry Shortcake is just so easy and appropriate for Canada Day I decided that I had to share! My mom always made my sisters and I Strawberry Shortcake growing up so every time I eat it I am transported right back to my childhood. Of course the strawberry shortcake I remember eating was a little bit less elevated than this but because I didn’t make this shortcake from scratch I figured the perfect way to make it a bit more special was to serve it in a jar. It also mimics the Canadian flag, so how could I not? I hope you all have a fantastic Canada Day!
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5 Minuite Strawberry Shortcake
Swee and tart strawberry shortcake in a jar.
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3953 calories
534 g
283 g
184 g
54 g
75 g
1285 g
2984 g
330 g
0 g
99 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1285g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3953
Calories from Fat 1643
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 184g
284%
Saturated Fat 75g
376%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 30g
Monounsaturated Fat 69g
Cholesterol 283mg
94%
Sodium 2984mg
124%
Total Carbohydrates 534g
178%
Dietary Fiber 10g
40%
Sugars 330g
Protein 54g
Vitamin A
58%
Vitamin C
149%
Calcium
134%
Iron
79%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. Store bought angel cake, or homemade
  2. local, organic strawberries
  3. 1 cup whipping cream
  4. 1tsp vanilla
  5. 1 tbsp powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Finally dice strawberries, and angel food cake. Construct the cake by layering strawberries first, then angel cake and strawberries again.
  2. Mix together cream, vanilla and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form. Add the whipped cream into a piping bag with a large star tip.
  3. Top the strawberry short cake with fresh whipped cream and a strawberry.
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calories
3953
fat
184g
protein
54g
carbs
534g
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