Watermelon Mint Refresher

I thought this was a nice refresher for the hot weather, and it was super easy to just throw these ingredients together for a nice refreshing and healthy drink.

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  • 4 cups of watermelon
  • 2 cups of strawberries
  • 1 handful of fresh mint
  • 1/2 a lemon (juice)
  • 1 cup of apple juiceFullSizeRender (2)Directions:
  1. Add watermelon, strawberries and mint into a blender
  2. Pulse for a few minutes and then add half of a squeezed lemon and apple juice.
  3. Blend until all ingredients are mixed. Add a mint leaf on top of each glass poured. Serves about 4 glasses.


Hope you liked this quick recipe!


Happy 4th of July

Instant download of DIY printable Chalkboard by GraceWarrenDesigns, $3.00

Happy 4th of July!  For some last minute, quick ideas for the 4th of July, I left a bunch of pictures below. I also left the link for more creative ideas and decorations.

Fourth of July Celebration

Easy Homemade Fourth of July Desserts | 4th of July Red Velvet Cupckes by Homemade Recipes at http://homemaderecipes.com/holiday-event/22-easy-homemade-fourth-of-july-desserts-recipe

Free Printable USA Banner for the Fourth of July via @PagingSupermom.com.com

Fourth of July Chalkboard Print - Instant Download - Let Freedom Ring - 8x10 - 16x20

How cute would these be at your 4th of July parties next weekend?

For more ideas: https://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=fourth%20of%20july&term_meta%5B%5D=fourth%7Ctyped&term_meta%5B%5D=of%7Ctyped&term_meta%5B%5D=july%7Ctyped&remove_refine=script%7Ctyped

My Trip to the Bahamas

I went to the Bahamas for vacation and loved the resort I stayed at called the Memories Resort in Freeport, Bahamas. The beach was so pretty, and the scenery was beautiful. I shared some pictures below. All of my pictures are from the resort and the beach nearby.




At night, my sister and I would change into nicer clothes for the evening, so I had a lot of fun with maxi dresses and different prints. Tomorrow I’ll post more about the clothes I wore during my vacation.



There was a sports bar right by the beach where people could get snacks and drinks. My family shared calamari, nachos, Canadian poutine and buffalo wings. Also, at the steakhouse, I ordered a petite filet steak with a Gorgonzola butter on top and garlic roasted mashed potatoes. For dessert, I had a chocolate cake.




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My Weekend in Montréal

I went to Montreal with my sister and brother over the weekend, and absolutely loved it! There was so much to look at, and I thought I’d share some of the pictures from the trip. I included some stores, the restaurants I went to, and the museum I visited!

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We went to 3 Brewers on Saint Catherine St. Saturday night for appetizers, and got the charcuterie platter which was dry aged artisanal meats and cheeses, marinated eggplants, roasted peppers, Italian sausage, pickles and crostini. We also got calamari with a teriyaki, horseradish marmalade.

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In the morning, we checked out Paris Crepes which was right across from 3 brewers. I got a Nutella crepe with an Americano.

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Finally, we checked out the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and it was so beautiful. Inside the museum, we went to the M Boutique and Bookstore. Then, we checked out the art. The ones below were a few of my favorites.

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Hope you liked the pictures! If you liked this post, follow me and comment below.

M Loves M

I’ve been posting a lot about other bloggers and how inspiring their blogs are. As a new blogger, I find a lot of amazing blogs and websites everyday including M Loves M. I really love her blog and how picturesque it is!

There’s various categories to look at  such as travel, weddings, inspiration, recipes, and clothing. There’s a link below to check out the amazing work she’s done!


Also below are some of my favorite photos from her blog along with some thoughts!

blue beaded darling dress M Loves M fashion blogger @marmar
Loving this shift dress! The embellishment and cuffed sleeves adds a sweet touch.

Along with outfits, the recipes are also  neat to check out; especially if you have a sweet tooth. These mini grapefruit cheesecakes look and sound delicious.

mini grapefruit cheesecakes M Loves M @marmar

Then there’s travel and life! What I love about travel and lifestyle blogs is that we get a peak into someone’s life. It includes clothes, different landmarks, food, and much more. M Loves M does a great job at capturing all of these in her blog and photography.

maui hawaii photo diary M Loves M @marmar
Oh Hawaii….. http://www.mlovesmblog.com/search/label/travel%20and%20life

Check out her blog, twitter and instagram for more fun posts and photos! Hope you enjoyed this post! Happy Monday everyone!

New Darlings

With Valentine’s Day coming up, I thought I’d share this adorable couple’s blog.

Their photography is amazing and their blog has everything I need: food, fashion, stunning scenery, beauty tips and just a daily look at a couple’s life.

Here’s a blurb from Robert and Christina blog:

“For more than twenty years, we called New York home. We were raised just a few miles apart, met when we were teenagers, and tied the knot in 2013. After the big day, we packed our bags, said goodbye to our family and friends, and moved across the country to Phoenix, Arizona. New Darlings began as a photograph, and has turned into a diary. This is a place where we can share our day to day lives, things we love, and our inspirations. We want to welcome you and thank you for following along. We’re happy you’re here!”

Here are some of their photos from their blog!

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New Darlings-Coffee and Tea Collective

New Darlings-Betty&June Sweater-FreePeople

New Darlings - Chicken & Donuts

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