Life/Food: A Day Out With Friends, Part 2

Here's part two of our adventure! We found a lake, went to Whole Foods, visited a Vintage store, and got some gelato. WARNING: PHOTO HEAVY

I don't usually like being out in nature, but this was actually quite peaceful. Looking out into the calm waters and the mountains afar was a pleasant sight. I tried to vlog, but I just looked ridiculous, so I would not be posting that ;)

Don't the sweets just look decadent? In a perfect world, I probably would have purchased half of them. Instead, I got Vanilla and Raspberry Macarons. This was my third time trying them, and I finally nailed my choices. They were not as sweet, which was perfect for me. The raspberry had the perfect sour and sweet combination, while the Vanilla tasted so pure. I love how macarons taste very true to their flavor.

We ended up at a farmer's market after going to Whole Foods. I love farmer's market for some reason. I don't really know why, but I love going even just for a little while. Afterwards, we found a Vintage store. I couldn't help but check it out. My friend said it smelled musty, and I told him that that's one of my most favorite smells! Everything looked cute and old. 

Our last stop was the gelato place. I decided to get something light and simple, so I went with the Chocolate Chip. I think they literally just put chocolate chips into plain vanilla ice cream. It was still good, though.

I hope you enjoyed today's post!
Let me know in the comments what your favorite ice cream flavor is :)


Life/Food: A Day Out With Friends, Part 1

On Sunday, my friend and his sister came down to visit. They really wanted to eat at Yellow Deli and just hang out for a bit. I wouldn't be posting their photos here, but I thought I'd share the first part of our day. I hope you enjoy!

I've always loved going to Yellow Deli because not only did they have amazing food made in-house, but the atmosphere was also very calming and peaceful. It always looked very cozy and warm, as you can hopefully see in the photos above. The wait was quite long, but with good company, we barely noticed. Now, feast your eyes on the amazing food. My friend got a bowl of chili that came with a slice of jalapeno bread; his sister got salad and a side of chips; and I got Spinwich :) One word: YUM.

Needless to say, we enjoyed our lunch :) If you are in the San Diego area, I would highly recommend visiting Yellow Deli and experience the serenity of the place.

315 E Broadway
Vista, CA 92084


32011 Lilac Rd
Valley Center, CA 92082

I hope you liked today's post! Check back this Friday for the second half of our adventure :)


Beauty: High End & High Street Haul

I have been buying quite a few things because I need to restock my very modest collection. As soon as I realized that my products have been expired for a good few years, I decided it was time to say goodbye and find some replacements.

Vaseline Rosy Tint Lip Balm - I love the smell of rose and I have been loving Vaseline lately, so it made sense that I would buy the tinted version. It's sticky and I don't like sticky, but maybe if I put it in the fridge, it'll get better?

Aquaphor - I get dry around my chin and Vaseline wasn't strong enough. Aquaphor was the only thing that worked for me, so I went ahead and bought one!

Up and Up Oil Blotting Sheets - this was amazing. It was in a latex form, but I don't know if it was actually made of latex. It got the job done so I was fine with it.

Botanics Hot Cloth Cleansing Balm - I wanted a dupe for Liz Earle and Emma Hardie cleansing balms, so when I saw this, I wanted to go and try it. It also had good reviews at Makeup Alley, so I thought, "why not?" This balm also made my face feel really soft. It looked like solid olive oil.

Burt's Bees Radiant Facial Cleanser with Royal Jelly - this cleanser had my favorite smell of all time! It smelled so good and it literally made my face radiant the next day.

Alba Botanica Facial Sunscreen with SPF 30 - I finally got this facial sunscreen! It was the only one I was eyeing. I saw it at Marshalls for 50% off and I didn't think twice. I bought it and I was happy that it didn't make my face greasy!

The Body Shop Aloe Eye Defense - I don't know if I needed an eye cream, but I thought it would be nice to get one. This was supposed to be an eye gel/cream, but it's more in a liquid form for me.

Tarte Clean Slate 360 degrees Creaseless Eye Primer - It was 3.9 out of 5 at Makeup Alley and it was actually super incredible! It didn't crease AT ALL and kept my eyeshadows as fresh as when I applied them!

Smashbox Try It Kit - I needed a new travel size BB cream and when I saw the Try It Kit, I thought it was a good deal. The kit itself was $29 and the BB cream alone was $20. The kit came with a small kabuki brush, the Halo Hydrating Powder, and a small sample of the Original Photo Finish Foundation primer.

Let me know if you've used any of these products and how you like them!