5 Things I'm Loving Right Now ♥

Wishing everyone a happy Friday! I went to the gym this week & that deserves a pat on the back. I did some reading. I did some stretching. It felt good simply to be able to spend some time alone & take care of myself. As if that wasn't enough, here are five more things I'm loving right now!

whiskey candle


Candles are my jam. Come on, you know this. I happened upon a variety of drink scented ones & obviously had to give it a go. There were Gin, Whiskey, & Bourbon scents. I opted for Whiskey simply because it smelled the best. It has a sweet honey scent to it.

Fall Transition 

I love the slow, subtle transition to autumn here in sunny Southern California. At the moment it's just a bit cloudy, but I'll take it. I thoroughly enjoy those gloomy days & grasp onto them whenever I can get them. 


Fred & I just finished watching Alias, which is good timing because Netflix is taking it off on September 25. We truly loved this show with all its crazy twists & turns (& a young Bradley Cooper). It was well written & captivating. The story line always kept things interesting, & it was cool to watch the character development as the seasons progressed. Highly recommend! 

French Toast

It's a joy to have extra time to make a nice breakfast, something other than oatmeal or cereal. I made a stack of thick French toast to share with Fred, layering blueberries & a drizzle of pure maple syrup between each piece. It was just magnificent. He sipped on some tea while I drank a homemade mocha.

Snapchat Filters

Shoutout to Snapchat filters because they totally make me look awesome! I'm loving this butterfly filter because of its tendency to make me look 100 times better. It's smoothes the skin, gives me a rosy glow, makes me look more awake. Sounds pretty legit, right?

How was your week? What are you loving right now? :]

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  1. *this is me high fiving you through this comment* because girly candles are the bomb dot com! I myself have already been lighting that new yankee candle crisp fall night scent! Get it girl!
    xoxo, simona and indre


  2. Love this series on your blog! Hahah the snapchat filters are my fave too and I also love candles! I had a busy but good week so far! I hope you had a good week too!! :)


  3. I'm loving Snapchat filter, too! They're so funny! Kiss


  4. I know what you mean about taking the extra time to make yourself a tasty breakfast. I started doing that for myself every Saturday morning, and I look forward to it greatly each week!

  5. I'm loving that Kramer mug, haha! And the drink scented candles sound really cool, they sound like really great candles for chillier weather for some reason! I'm kind of loving the weather we're having this week. It's very warm (though maybe a bit too humid) and it's nice to have summer for a bit longer!

    Erin | Explore, Refresh

  6. I love candles as well, i have them in every room in my house , and each room has its own fragrance from the scent they release. Great posts and hope you're having a lovely weekend.


  7. Lovely post! I love seeing what people are loving! Thanks for sharing!

    Darriyan xo


  8. Great post. I love autumn - it's just so cozy!

    Olivia at oliviaalexis.com

  9. I'm a candle freak myself! I have so many, haha :)

    Edye | gracefulcoffee.wordpress.com

  10. I am loving gingerbread green tea at the moment, it's really getting me into the autumn spirit!

  11. Totally agree with you on the transitioning thing! Can´t wait to shop for some new fall clothes!

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  12. I love Autumn! And burning candles during this season is quite possibly one of my favourite things ever. That whisky scented one sounds incredible :D x


  13. That whiskey candle sounds HEAVENLY. I love whiskey, scotch, and Bourbon, so that's RIGHT up my alley! And you have me giggling when you had French toast as a favorite right now. I love a girl who says, "I don't care what you think. This is 100% something I'm loving right now!" Food should be on everyone's list =D


  14. I just started going crazy with my fall candles and I love them SO MUCH. My favorite is to burn a pumpkin cupcake candle at the same time as a french vanilla candle. So yummy!
    Danielle @ afloat on a full sea

  15. Ooooh those sound good. I've only have one wine scented candle, but I forget what it smelled like. :]

  16. It kind of smells like the honey whiskey. :]

  17. Thanks Crissy. Snapchat helps me look good even if I'm just just brushing my teeth. ;]

  18. Yes! The fruit filters are super hilarious. :]

  19. That sounds perfect. What's your Saturday morning brekkie? :]

  20. Kudos for knowing it's a Kramer mug! :]

  21. I burn through candles so quickly. It's a pricey habit. :]

  22. That sounds positively delicious. Must try. Where do you buy it? :]

  23. Do you have an autumn fave candles? The whiskey one is lovely. :]

  24. Hey, I love French toast at the moment, so I'll shout it from the room tops. :]

  25. Pumpkin cupcake sounds interesting! I just say a pumpkin cheesecake one, but it just made me hungry. :]

  26. It's by Twinings, I just buy little boxes of them at my local supermarket. I'm pretty sure anywhere should sell them :)

  27. That Whisky candle looks sooo pretty and it sounds like it smells amazing. Also, you look super adorable in that snapchat filter!

    Characters & Carry-ons

  28. Thank you Joyce! I'm almost done with the candle! :]

  29. Who wouldn't love Bradly cooper at any age?
    How about we follow each other on bloglovin'? Follow me and I'll follow you back.

  30. Too true! I love whiskey ANYTHING and french toast is also my jam. This list is perfect.

    x, Tyler | http://tinymisstyler.com

  31. That snapchat filter is 100% the best one, and you look great. Also I'll take French Toast at any time.


  32. Bradley Cooper keeps looking better! :]


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