5 Things I'm Loving Right Now ♥

The sunrises & sets as fast as I exhale one solitary breath. The involuntary nature of the expulsion & inhalation of air within my body can be compared to the passing days. Each moment goes by as quickly as my lungs draw in oxygen. Instantaneously. It's not something to control or have a say in. It just happens. Time & time again. Friday, we meet again. Here are five things I'm loving right now.

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Work Views

It's official. I'll be traveling to Southern California resorts nine out of 12 weeks each quarter (three months). I'm in the midst of creating a schedule of where I'm going, what day I'll go, & what I'll be covering. This is a shot from Coronado, California. I'm enjoying a sparkling cranberry lemonade.

rooster

Roosters

Roosters are pretty animals. I never knew that because I've never spent any time around one. But there's always room for change. There's a surprising & beautiful range to their looks. This rooster might as well consider a career in modeling or maybe even acting. I could see him in a commercial.

san diego county fair

A Night at the Fair 

The San Diego County Fair (or has locals still call it: the Del Mar Fair) is a long-standing tradition in the community. It's grown tremendously because it was utterly packed this year. It was like going to Disneyland on Saturday — shoulder to shoulder, traffic galore. I especially adore looking at the photo gallery & paintings, the farm animals, & of course you have to grub on some fried fair food.

chuao chocolatier

Chocolate

I love when Fred surprises me with dessert. He recently brought some Chuao Chocolatier chocolate bars for me to try out. I love tasting their various concoctions. Although milk chocolate isn't my favorite, I really enjoyed the Strawberry Waffle Wild & Caramel Apple Crush.

neon sign

Neon Signs

Upon exploring Coronado, California's crown jewel, I saw a whimsical sign for a motel. I was immediately drawn to its vintage, classic vibe. Super cool. It was like a blast from the past. You rarely seeing neon signs these days.

What are you loving right now? Do you have any weekend plans? :]

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53 comments

  1. I love that sign! I haven't been to Coronado since I was a little kid. I'd love to go again!

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  2. I'm always loving chocolate!

    Xx

    Molly

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  3. Okay 1. chocolate is always good! 2. How is it possible that I just thought a rooster was cute?? HAHA. Happy summer! :)

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  4. Those chocolates look so good! Your photos are gorgeous! Wonderful job.

    x. Cattleya

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  5. This post is so amazing, enjoyed reading it xx

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  6. Oh I miss SoCal so much! // omg how did you come across a rooster and how did you get so close to it?? I've come across roosters before but not for awhile // The fair looks like so much fun!! I love places like that, where you can get small eats and small treats // The chocolates look so delicious!! I need to add a chocolate bar to my grocery list... -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey's

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  7. If only I wasn't dairy intolerant!! That chocolate looks stunning! Love the photo's too X

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  8. Amazing post, I love it, thank you for sharing!!!

    xxx

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  9. Love that vintage neon sign as well, I'm petrified of roosters though so I can't say I see the beauty in them!

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  10. April Rose PengillyJune 25, 2016 at 9:57 PM

    Great picks! I would love to go to that fair. :-)
    April xx

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  11. That lemonade look so good! I'm craving anything bubbly and sparkling right now! I love chocolate all year round, and also roosters, all animals are beautiful!
    xx
    Ana

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  12. the views are amazing more photos of them pls
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  13. i am obsessed with neon signs and lights!! i keep photographing them...i don't know why but they are so pretty<3

    xx from Brighton
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  14. I love those chocolate bars! I've tried them before and they are so good. I'm also a big fan of neon signs. There's a museum in Cincinnati, OH that has lots of them. Next time, I'm there I will have to go and showcase them on my blog.
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  15. Incredibly creative post here, love it. I feel bad I have never truly appreciated a Rooster before! X
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  16. Stunning shots! The chocolate looks so yummy and I love the vintage sign. Hope you had an amazing weekend!

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  17. Cool post. About the roosters though, all I can say is they wake me up so damn early every morning lol

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  18. That strawberry waffle looks enticing!

    - Seyra x
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  19. Oh my gosh, I wish I could travel to SoCal as often as you are! Gorgeous shots.

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  20. So many pretty captures! Gorgeous!

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  21. You write so beautifully and I love how you added chocolate, that one will always be on my faves!

    Have a great day, xx

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  22. I love these posts, the pictures are gorgeous as well!

    Lauren Ashleigh xx

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  23. am i the only one who thinks neon signs are actually very instagrammable :p
    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

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  24. Loving this sensory intro!! You are too funny talking about the rooster!! And how exciting to get to travel for work and enjoy the location!!


    Amber
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  25. I love going to the fair! So much fun! :) Great photos!

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  26. Well, that must be the best rooster photo I've every seen! Beautiful post!

    Alina
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  27. Love this post :)
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  28. Love your selections, so unique, but totally awesome!!!

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  29. I definitely need to explore Coronado a bit more. Have any suggestions? :]

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  30. Right?? He's like a model rooster. :]

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  31. He was at the fair, but I didn't get too close - the wonders of a good lens. :]

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  32. If you go for a good dark chocolate, there's no milk. :]

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  33. I understand. They're not the friendliest. :]

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  34. Fizzy drinks just feel fancy, right? :]

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  35. Do a post. They're really cool. :]

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  36. Do you have a favorite one? I've been trying all their chocolates. :]

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  37. Where do you live? Roosters can certainly be annoying. :]

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  38. Ha, thanks Amber. I appreciate it. :]

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  39. Your shots are amazing! Also, I'll have to try that chocolate (I'm a huge chocolate lover and those look delicious)!
    - Cynthia

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  40. Your pictures are lovely, such a lovely post too...

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