Tag Archives: summer

How to Make a Pineapple Collar Pin

30 Jul

So…

I LOVE collar pins. I just think they are such a fun and easy way to jazz up an outfit. And whats more fun than a pineapple in the summertime?

Here’s a video I just posted on how to make a collar pin yourself. Its super easy- I promise!

It’s also the first DIY I posted on my channel- so let me know if you love it or hate it 😉

You can get the pineapple charms here: Gold-plated Charms Yellow Green Pineapple Shape Handmade Jewelry Making Findings(pack of 15)

Playing by a Lake

19 Nov

Every now and then, I get random whims.

Like, sometimes its 3am and I absolutely HAVE to have a jerk chicken patty and coco bread. Or, on a random Tuesday afternoon, I can’t focus until I hunt down and watch 1986 cinematic classic Short Circuit.

The best part of such whims is that, most times, my friends indulge me.

Which is basically how Big Bear went down.

A couple texts later, the adventure was planned.

Its not a far trek from LA, so we went up and back in the same day. We took one of the longer trails, which winded around the lake with some pretty spectacular scenery.

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A couple unfortunate things about me I should tell people before they do anything with me ever:

  1. I’m ridiculously clumsy. So, yea, a couple scratches and bruises definitely happened.
  2. I always forget to drink extra water the day before a long hike, so dehydration leg cramps happened as well.
  3. Food is an absolute requirement, so chicken tacos at a random Big Bear taco spot was mandatory before trekking home.

If you’re planning a trip to Big Bear for a day hike like we did, definitely plan it in advance. There’s tons of trails there and some are much tougher hikes than others. Get yourself a map, bring plenty of water, and load up on snacks. And keep in mind that the dark hits pretty quick and its really tough to navigate your way out in the dark (true story).

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Its a beautiful place with a slow, mountain lifestyle and I was pleasantly surprised about how much I enjoyed being out of the city for a day. This whim actually worked out much better for me than 3am jerk chicken patties. LA Jamaican restaurants, I’m gonna need you guys to get it together.

 

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