5 Things I'm Loving Right Now ♥

Good morning & happy Friday to all. I hope you had a pleasant week & can enjoy a restful, peaceful weekend. These last couple of weeks have been filled with delectable cuisine, San Diego Fashion Week, family time, & trying to sleep earlier. However, I feel like it's nearly impossible to actually catch up on sleep. Oh well. Here is what I'm loving right now!

panna cotta

Panna Cotta

I was invited to the Foodie Fest Encinitas media party & sampled a lot of local grub. Anything from fancy looking deviled eggs to handcrafted pizza with an amazing crust to the most decadent chocolate torte. I tried everything I could get my hands on. This bright panna cotta beauty is from Bistro West.

la jolla brewing company

La Jolla Brewing Company

Fred & I love exploring all the breweries San Diego has to offer. It seems like we've made a dent in trying them all but there's so many options. While we were sauntering around La Jolla, we found ourselves at La Jolla Brewing Company & decided to share one of their flights. 

golden fire hydrant

Golden Fire Hydrant

I don't run in to golden fire hydrants very often, or ever, if I'm being honest. Definitely not your typical fire hydrant. I thought it had such a cool look. It reminded me that all you need to switch things up is to try something in a different color.

unexpected selfie, california lifestyle blogger

Unexpected Selfies

Of course there's all those cool Snapchat filters (the Coachella-esque flower crown is my favorite) & there's a myriad of photo editing apps out there, but this spoon made for my most treasured selfie of the week. It was fun & unexpected. Don't I look amazing?

easy vegetarian recipe

New Recipe!

In case you missed it, I came out with a new vegetarian friendly recipe mixing pasta with vegetables. It's been a while since I last recipe, so I hope you take a moment to check out Easy Vegetarian Dinner: Penne Pasta with Veggies.

What are you loving right now? :]

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43 comments

  1. Right now I'm loving my new Mac Notebook my beautiful son gave as a gift on my birthday last week. Now I can blog from anywhere. I can tell from your article that you had a marvelous time in the last couple of weeks. Loving and sharing that veggie recipe. Have a glorious holiday weekend!

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  2. Wow, a golden fire hydrant?? What a classy place San Diego is!

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  3. The panna cotta looks wonderful!

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  4. I love food, and i won't miss it

    DreamyDressShop

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  5. The golden fire hydrant looks so chic haha! Could definitely have one just for the sake of style! XX

    www.thefashionfolks.com

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  6. Carmen Jny (carmitive)May 28, 2016 at 2:33 AM

    Aaw I love this post Carmen! This golden fire hydrant is so funny ;)
    Currently I'm just so happy that summer slowly arrives - it's so beautiful to enjoy these summer days :)
    Have a great day!
    xx, Carmen - http://www.carmitive.com

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  7. Ooh nice! Veggie pasta! I will definately give it a try :)

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  8. That gold fire hydrant is too cool! Thanks for sharing the fun pictures!

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  9. This looks like so much fun! -Hanna Lei

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  10. That Panna Cotta looks amazing! <3 Too bad I'm not in California... Right now I'm loving the pics taken with my new phone - it was a much needed upgrade after few years :) Thanks for sharing, have a great weekend! xo

    Sabina | www.IveGotSunshine.com

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  11. That gold fire hydrant is amazing! haha

    -Emily www.coatandcoffee.com

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  12. OK, I never knew I needed a fire hydrant in gold until now.haha That one looks so cool! And fun selfie!

    Tif
    www.brightonabudget.com

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  13. Obsessed with that fire hydrant haha! So sassy xx
    www.britishmermaid.blogspot.co.uk

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  14. yummi that pasta looks delicious!

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    www.thevogueword.com

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  15. I love panna cotta! Such a yummy dessert! :)

    xoxo
    Regina
    http://mybeautymusings.com

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  16. Foodie Fest Encinitas sounds AMAZING! I would definitely have eaten everything in sight!

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  17. I have never tried panna cotta, but after seeing that pic, I will def be giving it a taste!

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  18. The fire hydrant is dreamy! Need one near my house!
    XO,
    Anna
    www.blushingrosestyle.com

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  19. PLAYING WITH APPARELMay 29, 2016 at 8:39 PM

    Aw love this posting, so cute. I LOVE panna cotta too!

    Filipa xxx
    PlayingWithApparel.com | Instagram

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  20. These are all things I think I would love too, good choice!

    My Vogue Style | www.myvoguestyle.com

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  21. The Veggie Pasta looks delicious!
    Jamie of Hello There Lady!

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  22. That beer flight looks amazing! And also am totally loving that golden fire hydrant as well

    Characters & Carry-ons

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  23. Although I am a chocolate kind of girl, panna cotta is one of my favourite desserts! This one looks delicious!! :)

    Yiota
    PinkDaisyLoves

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  24. Beautiful pictures!
    Cheers,
    T.
    https://tbymallano.wordpress.com/

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  25. Haha, oh yeah! Stay classy, San Diego. :]

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  26. I never knew a golden fire hydrant would look so chic. :]

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  27. It's good & you get plenty of left overs. :]

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  28. I, on the other hand, have been enjoying this June gloom. It's always sunny here in San Diego. :]

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  29. Oooh, a phone upgrade is always good. What did you get? :]

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  30. They should be on every corner! :]

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  31. I'd never tried it before, so it was a true delight. :]

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  32. Let me know if you try it out. It's super easy. :]

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  33. I love those kind of positiv articles ! :) Give me some good mood for the weekend, and I'd also to try new recipes :)

    Kenza from http://travelwithkenza.blogspot.com/

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  34. The panna cotta looks so yummy.
    Haven't see such a fire hydrant before ;)

    http://beautyfollower.blogspot.gr/

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