Goodbye Summer!

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I'm wearing: cargo vest - similar and less than $30 - THIS ONE comes in pink! - LOVE this one | HM top (old) - similar ($5) - similar  - similar| High waisted shorts - similar |

Oficialmente el verano ha acabado, y es ahora mismo que vamos pasando por esta etapa de transicion entre estaciones que es super rara. Los dias siguen largos y soleados pero ya se empiezan a ver las hojas de lo arboles caer. Al mismo tiempo, no esta lo suficientemente fresco para salir con sweater pero si se necesita una tercer capa ligera. Y el dilema diario es si ya debemos desempacar la ropa de invierno o seguir sacandole provecho a nuestras prendas favoritas de verano por unos dias mas.

Yo en lo personal pienso seguir en shorts, faldas y vestidos hasta que este lo suficiente frio que sea imposible no congelarse las piernas. Tu que opinas? ya estas lista para sacar tus outfits de otono, o tienes la nostalgia de verano como yo?

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Summer is officially over but we're right at this weird transition period where still feels like summer and all out your favorite patio bars are still open but starbuscks is already serving pumpking spice latte. Temperatures are starting to drop, but not enough to wear your favorite jacket. And the daily dilemma is if it's still to soon start unpacking our winter clothes.

I plan to keep wearing shorts, skirts and dresses until my legs freeze as soon as I step out of the door. What do you think? Are  you ready for fall fashion or you're having summer blues like me?


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Let's go to the Niagara Falls with Mazda

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What I'm wearing : Banana Republic Petite Pants | Forever 21 crop top (still available in most colors)|  Target slip on sneakers |  Foster Grant sunglasses  (only $10)

Back in August we flew to upstate New York to attend Eric's friends wedding. The city where she got married, Fairport, is about 90 miles away from the Niagara Falls. Since we were so close to that popular destination we decided to make a little weekend getaway out of this quick trip. A lot of people don't know, but you don't have to cross the Canadian border to visit the Falls. The Niagara Falls State Park in New York contains the American Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls, and a portion of the Horseshoe Falls.

Luckily for us, Mazda let us borrow their Mazda 6 for the weekend. That made much easier to make it to the Niagara Falls and explore the surrouding cities in such a short period of time.

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Hace unas semanas viajamos a Nueva York para ir a la boda de una amiga de Eric. La ciudad donde se caso, Fairport esta a unas 90 millas de las Cataratas del Niagara. Ya que estabamos muy cerca decidimos visitar este destino tan popular. Mucha gente no sabe pero no se necesita cruzar la frontera a Canada para poder ver las Cataratas, en el parque estatal de la ciudad de Nueva York puedes ver la parte Americana de las Cataratas, ademas de "the Bridal Veil Falls" y "the Horseshoe Falls'

Aunque llevabamos muy poquito tiempo, se nos hizo mucho mas facil visitar la ciudad y sus alrededores porque Mazda nos presto un carro para el fin de semna, Gracias Mazda!

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Our first stop before the park was the Fisherman's landing, a Fishing pier under the south Grand Island Bridge. I'd like to say I'm a professional traveler who researches what are the insta worthy places at every city I visit, but no. We found this little spot when we took a wrong turn after taking the very first picture at the information center. It totally worths the detour!
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La primera parada antes de llegar al parque fue un lugar llamado Fisherman's landing donde tomamos unas fotos padrisimas de el " South Grand Island Bridge" . Me gustaria decirles que yo soy de las que investigo cada lugar a donde voy para saber en donde tomar las mejores fotos, pero NO! encontramos este lugar de pura casualidad cuando dimos la vuelta en direccion equivocada. Vale mucho la pena el desvio!

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 After getting back on the right road , we made our way to The Niagara Falls State Park.  There you can visit any tourist information stand and get tickets for all the different activities you can do at the park. We were somewhat short on time so we decided to do the Maid of the Mist , the Niagara River Gorge / cave of the winds, and the trolley tour. In my opinion these are the most important attractions, but if you want to get the full Niagara Falls experience you can get the city pass for about $10 more.
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Una vez nos pusimos en el camino correcto, al fin llegamos al Parque nacional de Niagara Falls, ahi puedes visitar cualquier centro de atencion al turista y comprar tickets para las diferentes atracciones. Nosotros no teniamos mucho tiempo ya que habiamos llegado tarde al parque asi que nos decidimos por el "Maid of the Mist" , "cave of the winds" y el paseo en trolley. En mi opinion estas son las atracciones mas importantes , pero si quieres tener la experiencia completa te recomiendo que compres el pase de la ciudad.

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This was my second time visiting Niagara Falls , New York and this time I enjoyed it even more. I got to see the falls lights and fireworks show and we also found out that the city has a few dive bars and lots of chain restaurants and casinos. I this this city can be a fun one day trip destination if you're around the area. I definitely recommend you to get there early if you want to visit all the attractions at the park and have enough time to explore the city as well.

If you've visited the Niagara Falls (us or canadian side) tell me in a comment what was your favorite part about it!
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Esta fue mi segunda vez visitando Niagara falls, y creo que esta vez me la pase mejor. Me quede en el parque hasta que empezo el show de fuegos artificiales y las luces en las cataratas. Tambien recorrimos un poco la ciudad y encontramos que tiene varios bares locales y restaurantes de cadena, ademas de casinos. En lo personal no creo que la ciudad sea ideal para pasar varios dias, pero si se los recomiendo visitar si estan cerca de la zona, es el destino perfecto para pasar un dia divertido.

Si alguna vez han visitado las Cataratas, ya sea del lado americano o canadiense, dejame saber tu experiencia en un comentario











I finally found the perfect white ankle boots!




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I've been looking for a pair of white boots for what it seemed forever. I found this pair at ShoeDazzle when they reached me out to do an Instagram Campaign. I honestly never heard about this brand before but after checking out their website I found out that it's like a shoe suscription where an stylist send you some choices to chose from based on your personal style. I thought that was pretty cool so here I am talking about it . You can get your first pair for $9.99 when you sign up for the VIP Memebership. I think that's pretty cool!

Have you heard about Shoe Dazzle Before?


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Why I'm loving the "chunky" sneakers trend ft FILA Disruptor 2


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Hello Friends, how was your long weekend? I would like to say that I did a lot of fun things but no, I spent the majority of the time running errands instead. From driving all around chicago to deliver the last couple invites for our wedding, to shopping in a bunch of different malls to try to find the perfect gifts for our bridesmaids and groomsmen. Seriously one of the things no one tells you about planning a wedding is that sometimes you have to walk A LOT! Luckily for me I was super comfy all the time wearng my FILA Disruptor 2

I've never been a fan of sneakers but since athleisure became a trend I've experimented with different styles to try to find that one pair perfect for me. I"m so happy that FILA decided to reintroduce their popular 90's sneaker because THIS IS IT! You know that a comfy pair of shoes are always a win in my book, but besides that these shoes are an easy way to make a statement too. So far I've only paired them with high waisted pants and simple tops, also with denim shorts with t-shirts. I've seen a few girls rocking their chunky shoes with femine dresses and classic two pieces suits and I love how chic the contrast looks. 

How would you wear your chunky sneakers?

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