My Moroccan Escape

heartyellow(smallblog) Now Playing: Spazzkid・Candy Flavored Lips

I went to Morocco for a week in September and had the chance to discover the cities of Essaouira and Marrakech. I had such a blast! Hope you guys like the video x

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Hello Summer!

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I flew to Los Angeles for a few days last month. I went to Malibu, Santa Monica, Venice, Joshua Tree, Palm Springs and around and about West Hollywood. I recently bought a GoPro so I decided to try it out and film this short trip with it. Hope you enjoy! x

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What a better way to enjoy the summer than walking bare feet on the beach, feeling the hot sand between your toes; wearing your brightest swimsuit once you have somewhat of a tan; eating delicious ice creams (this one is from pop bar in Manhattan. Absolute must try!); eating fresh lobster rolls and sipping on a margarita by the marina. Gotta love the summertime! What have you been up to this summer? x

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Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

Summer is officially here and I decided to create a list of 10 things I would like to do before Labor Day :)

heartyellow(smallblog) Organize a picnic with friends
heartyellow(smallblog) Go more often to the beach (New Jersey beaches are my faves!) and get a tan
heartyellow(smallblog) Watch a movie under the stars
heartyellow(smallblog) Host a World Cup viewing party for the final game
heartyellow(smallblog) Go on more weekend getaways in the Hamptons, Cape Cod or Rhode Island
heartyellow(smallblog) Read at least 3 summer books (1 down, 2 more to go!)
heartyellow(smallblog) Bake a blueberry pie
heartyellow(smallblog) Buy this beautiful beach towel…!
heartyellow(smallblog) Make s’mores and popsicles :)
heartyellow(smallblog) Find a friend with a pool….. or go to a public/hotel pool somewhere in the city

What is your bucket list for this summer? Do you live in a city or by the beach?

Hand-Picked Faves

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heartyellow(smallblog) Fun discovery: The vibe of a coffee shop right to your desktop
heartyellow(smallblog) How adorable are these camera straps?
heartyellow(smallblog) I’m a sucker for time-lapse videos and this one is gorgeous!
heartyellow(smallblog) This website to easily organize a Secret Santa with your friends or co-workers!
heartyellow(smallblog) New green cabs are showing up in NYC. But what are they?
heartyellow(smallblog) My new favorite thing to create: Instagram photo albums with Artifact Uprising
heartyellow(smallblog) How adorable is Cartier’s Winter Tale :)
heartyellow(smallblog) Just ordered this cute stripped skirt and I can’t wait to try it on!
heartyellow(smallblog) Oh you! I need you on my shoulder!
heartyellow(smallblog) Philippines Typhoon Relief: A great list of ways to help

Have a good weekend! Bon weekend!

Insta-Lately #4

Insta-Lately #4

heartyellow(smallblog) Beautiful day in Paris, Place de la Concorde (Scarf: Zara, Dress: H&M)
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Pretty MoMa umbrellas at Merci
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Jay Z “Magna Carta Holy Grail” concert in Paris – So much fun!
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Barbie Factory pop up store with my girls Bubbles & Fashion & Helowise
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My favorite Fall Starbucks drink: Pumpkin Spice Latte :)
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Brunch at Eggs&Co – Delicious!
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On my way to Coachella! lol #tbt
heartyellow(smallblog) Stopped by Le Manoir de Paris for Halloween
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 My carved pumpkin
heartyellow(smallblog) Halloween party with my girlfriends!

Now Playing: One Direction – Story of my Life

Happy Monday!

Meet Jack.

HALLOWEEN - PUMPKIN CARVING

On my Fall bucket list I obviously wrote to carve pumpkins for Halloween. I make Jack-O’-Lanterns every year but I had never painted a pumpkin before. So I decided to give it a try this year and I’m pretty happy with how it turned out! It’s pretty basic but I think it looks adorable! What do you think? :)

6 easy steps to carving a pumpkin:
heartyellow(smallblog) Get a pretty pumpkin (obviously)
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Cut the top of the pumpkin at a 45 degree angle (so the top doesn’t fall in)
heartyellow(smallblog) With a spoon (or hands!) scoop out the flesh
heartyellow(smallblog) Draw your design on the pumpkin with a pen or by poking small holes
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Carve the features with a mini saw
heartyellow(smallblog) Place battery-operated tea lights inside the pumpkin to light it

✶ Don’t throw away the pumpkin seeds once you’re done! After being roasted they make a healthy and delicious snack!

Dans ma liste de choses à faire en Automne, j’ai bien sur parlé de la création de citrouilles pour Halloween. Je le fais chaque année mais je n’avais jamais peint une citrouille avant cette année. J’ai donc essayé de jouer à l’artiste et même si elle est simple, je la trouve plutôt réussie! Qu’en pensez-vous? :)

6 étapes pour créer votre Jack-O’-Lantern:
heartyellow(smallblog) Trouver une jolie citrouille (évidemment)
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Découper le dessus de la citrouille à un angle de 45 degrés (afin qu’il ne tombe pas)
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Avec une cuillère (ou vos mains!) enlever la chair
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Dessiner votre motif à l’aide d’un stylo ou en faisant de petits trous
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Découper votre motif à l’aide d’une petite scie
heartyellow(smallblog) Déposer des petites bougies à pile à l’intérieur de la citrouille pour l’éclairer

✶ Une fois terminée, ne jetez pas les pépins de la citrouille! Après être passés au four, c’est le snack parfait!