LA Diaries | Part Un

hmmm.. so where do I start for the La diary ? I actually thought this would be easier but to be honest the weeks have gone by so quickly, it feels like it was a long long time ago.

I’m going to try my best to re-tell it through photos for you all.

But before I do that, I just want to touch on the word “Family”. Family to me is a very important thing, especially my immediate family. We are a tight, loyal bunch who are always there for each other no matter what. Here, in Australia I don’t really have as much family as I do overseas. So there is always this sort of… hole in my heart, and I do miss them often, quite alot actually. It’s funny though when I tell people I miss my cousins, they look at me in shock. I guess sometimes people don’t appreciate and realise just how lucky they are to have the warmth of loved ones around them in the same state or country.

So in saying this, I just want to let my family know that wherever you are in the world, no matter how far apart we are I love you and Miss you and I wish we could be with each other always. And if you are reading my blog, thankyou, I just wanted to let you know just how important you are to me, even if you already knew that.

Travelling overseas, isn’t always about experiencing the culture, the surroundings, the food, it’s also about spending as much time as you can with the people you love. This time around though, I didn’t get to do that much, too little time and busy running around – before I knew it, Time was up and it was a long flight back home. But I guess that’s okay because there will always be a next time, another opportunity to catch up.

What I love though, Is that every time I go back, It is like I never left and that I had been there with them everyday. That hole in my heart just fills right up, infact it overflows with warmth, acceptance and love ❤ Love you all from the bottom of my heart.

So, Where do I start ?

Let’s just let the camera roll do most of the talking Shall we ?

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You know when you’re in California when you see those Palms…

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Honolulu in Montrose was so beautifully lit up with Christmas Lights and decorations – It looked so beautiful in the night.

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I love landscapes.

LA scenery really trips me out – It always look fake.

I always just want to scrunch my hand up against it because it looks like really good wallpaper or something.

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IN N OUT ! Seriously if you don’t eat this while you are there you are completely missing out.

Animal Fries because I was hungry like animal –

and ofcourse appropriate tags – #YESiateboth #dontjudgeme #onvacation

(Don’t count the calories, seriously…don’t!)

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Just the start of my shopping…

(I did this much damage in a few hours… but hey if I really have to look at it –

The above photo is a minor dent compared to the overall shopping on this trip. #quickhideyourbankstatement)

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USarmenia!?

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BIG WANGS !!!!

Say what ?

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Okay, honestly – I HAVE NEVER SEEN “PEPSI-COLA” THIS SIZE !…

IT WAS MASSIVE….. OMG who needs REFILLS HERE !!!!!!

One of the best places to have spicy-ass hot wings, a great hangout with friends, and karaoke (if that’s what you’re into) !

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Follow that up with some hooka – The night is not over until you have had some hooka

p.s we look so white – we have such GLOW !

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Christmas at my Aunties place is always incredibly decorated.

Gotta love Christmas Spirit !

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Why look – Where could we be ?

It is the happiest place in the world #disneyland

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Spending New Years Eve at Disneyland

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mmm Candy… Lots of Candy

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Ahoy ! Pirate Ship time.

 

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It’s a small world After all…

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Every time I am at Disneyland I visit Esmerelda.

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Just quietly, Some more shopping… I did good Winking smile

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Two weddings and no funerals.. Thankgod !

Thankyou to my amazing cousin for doing my makeup and going out of her way to get me where I needed to be on time looking like a doll !

And to my auntie who did my hair – Love you both so much !

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I’ll have to wrap it up now – But don’t worry There is a Part Deux Coming soon !

Oh oh oh and before I forget I hope everyone had a great Valentines day and weekend and that everyone has a safe and happy work week.

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Bonnuit Lovers !

 

xoxo Much love, Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD

Wonderful weekend <3

Crazy busy weekend, such beautiful and unforgettable moments with the people I love, and a splash of shopping !

That pretty much sums up my weekend…

Saturday morning began with a mad rush to our local “mall” as mum and I quickly tried to get some super important pre-christening errands done.

I was feeling very drained from the work week, struggling to get out of bed and get to it, so I thought I’d try and refresh myself for a big day ahead by adding a fresh pop to my outfit.

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Nothing screams BRIGHT louder than a neon multi-coloured cross appliqued across your chest on a sheer pastel.

Add a neon textured scarf to it and VOILA you’re shining “bright like a diamond”.

Do we love it ?!

Limping around with my knee I just couldn’t resist ! I had to stop by at Betts,and well… we all know what happens when I stop by at Betts Smile

YAY – Brought new shoes ! *smiles like a loser*

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With my knee, back problems and all, These shoes don’t actually have much of a high heel AND are a great spring/summer style that go with pretty much anything in the wardrobe.

Love the wood and thick black strap design – Cannot wait to take these babies on a Test run.

Shopping was over – we quickly headed home so that I could get my face and hair “did” for our beautiful baby Alex’s christening and First birthday !

Half a can of hairspray and 40 minutes of makeup later, it was dress time !

It seems that when I have important functions there is always something wrong with at least one part of my body, but it’s okay no panic here, we just keep our fashion face on !

For this look I meshed formal with confidence and comfort and with that I present to you the beautiful Saskia Maxi from Zen clothing !

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A gorgeous blue and yellow print, elasticated waist, gold embellished high scoop neck and halter cut.

It was just perfect for all my “body” problems.

I wanted to hide my legs,thanks to knee surgery they were uneven and slightly muscle-less, so the smartest way to do it was with a maxi !

As the dress already had a gold embellishment on the neck, Accessorising it was easier than ever.

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we added one of these babies.

Gold plated waist belt.

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Completely on-trend and very easy to find.

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After the gold comes the nude !

Nude beginnings ?!

Add a big envelope bag made from textured material to dress it up.

and instead of cluttering the look with bangles and bracelets, I just did it simple with a tortoise-shell like Fossil watch.

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and finally the shoes.

Usually I would dazzle it up with a pair of platforms but due to my knee I found the perfect pair of not-so-casual flats.

Thankyou Therapy and my Boss for helping me hunt these down !

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Snakeskin detailed straps.

and a little heel so the back and knees don’t cry.

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Now we were ready to go to the church for the christening.

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Congratulations Little one on this very special day, you have a whole life ahead of you an we are so happy to be apart of your life – Sharing every little step you take.

After the Church comes the reception of course !

The wonderful parents and Godparents or Alex did a tremendous job at decorating.

Every Child’s heaven.

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Wonderful weekend. Complete.

 

 

I’m off to bed lovers, xoxo

Goodnight all over the world, Lights out

 

Much love

Yours Truly

RHYversusWORLD