Life Lately

Happy Monday and hope you all enjoyed your weekend! Happy belated Father’s Day to all of the amazing papa bears out there who work so hard including my man! This weekend was the quite the start to summer with soaring hot temperatures.  Although we had to cancel plans we were really looking forward too on Saturday as my hubs was sick, we still enjoyed it and spent time outside at a beautiful forest area close to our neighbourhood.  Today I thought I’d change it up and share some pictures of my life lately (Warning: I may have over-shared with all of these pics).

In April it was my daughter’s 5th birthday and we had this amazing cake made by Lavish Cupcakes (on Weston Road close to Langstaff for any locals).  It was so beautiful I didn’t even want to cut it and super delicious too:

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We live close to Canada’s Wonderland (local theme park) so we get to visit often even just for a stroll when it’s a nice day out and here are some recent pics from our trip there:

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I haven’t baked anything lately but found this awesome article I wanted to share with 10 Super-Helpful Baking Charts. I recently had this divine blueberry layer cake at Illy Coffee, yum:

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As you know I’m always on the hunt for easy meal ideas so when I found this Chicken and Veggies Foil Packets recipe I tried it out, it’s so easy to make and healthy too:

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I have neglected my nails for a long time so this summer I’m all about treating myself to regular manicures and here are a couple of my latest nail polish shades.  I can’t remember the name of the first shade which is by OPI but the second also by OPI is “Cotton Candy”:

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On Saturday the girls and I went for a walk to this gorgeous forest area near our home, we love how peaceful and relaxing it is there:

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Of course I couldn’t pass up sharing some fashion updates, here are a few classic pieces I’ve recently picked up from Old Navy (#1,2,3 & 6) and a few I have on my radar (#4,5 & 7):


  1. Sweater vest / 2. Denim jacket / 3. Chiffon cover-up / 4. Printed tankini / 5. Tassel hobo bag / 6. Gladiator sandals / 7. Linen cocoon dress

Thanks for stopping by and reading!

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  • Reply kandja

    Hey Marta! Great share!
    Gia’s cake is sooo cute…
    I love being in the woods too 🙂 There’s nothing like recentering in Nature. xx

    June 20, 2016 at 2:29 am
  • Reply Whitney & Blaire

    that cake is super cute! I love OPI’s cotton candy too. Hope your hubby is feeling better soon.

    Whitney & Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

    June 20, 2016 at 6:21 am
  • Reply Kathrine Eldridge

    Thanks for updating us on what’s going on with you. I love all the nature pics and the OPI colors are so pretty. Enjoy your week Marta!

    June 20, 2016 at 7:37 am
  • Reply Jill

    Love your update and seeing all of these gorgeous photos! That cake is adorable and I love your mani colors! Have a great week!

    Doused In Pink

    June 20, 2016 at 7:51 am
  • Reply Deena

    Canada’s Wonderland are on our ‘to-do’ list this summer when we come there!

    June 20, 2016 at 8:42 am
  • Reply Red Tag Chic Los Angeles

    Thanks for sharing these lovely pictures of your sweet life Marta!!!

    Come see how I welcomed Summer in a boho-inspired look this week at the blog – Happy Monday!!


    June 20, 2016 at 9:03 am
  • Reply Shaunacey

    Hasn’t the weather been amazing?!?! We’ve been outside tons!
    Omg that cake is amazing!! What an awesome job.
    I can’t wait til the kids are old enough for wonderland!

    June 20, 2016 at 10:36 am
  • Reply Tara

    That cake is totally adorable!

    June 20, 2016 at 2:32 pm
  • Reply Cara

    What a pretty park! I really love that cake too, adorable! Looks like you all have been having a lot of fun lately!

    June 20, 2016 at 4:14 pm
  • Reply Darcy

    How cute is that cake!? I wouldn’t want to cut it haha!

    June 20, 2016 at 5:23 pm
  • Reply Lanae Bond

    Looks like you had a lot of fun times and great food!

    June 20, 2016 at 9:37 pm
  • Reply Jacqui

    Your cake looks great, some cute photos too, an interesting blog to read, thanks Hun..x

    June 21, 2016 at 6:09 pm
  • Reply katelyn

    LOL-this cake is the cutest thing…oh my gosh!

    June 21, 2016 at 11:00 pm
  • Reply Jill

    I am swinging by from Alice’s link-up. Nice to meet you! I love the MLP cake. My daughter went through that phase and I miss it! I still have the pony figurines lined up on the bookshelf, ha ha. My favorites were Rarity and Applejack. My girl (now 9) has moved onto Pokemon which I don’t find nearly as charming. Enjoy this special time with your daughter!

    June 23, 2016 at 5:14 pm
  • Reply Edye

    What an adorable cake! Hope you have a great week 🙂

    Edye |

    June 24, 2016 at 3:19 pm
  • Reply Elaine

    Those foil packets look good!

    June 24, 2016 at 9:15 pm
  • Reply Happiness at Mid Life

    I love cooking in foil packets!

    Thank you for being a part of TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you soon!


    June 27, 2016 at 11:23 pm
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  • Reply Emma Peach

    I love the My Little Pony cake! My daughter is MLP mad and it’s her birthday this weekend. Last year I made a cake and bought a MLP cake topper but I think I’ll just buy one this year 🙂

    Emma xxx

    June 28, 2016 at 6:50 am
  • Reply Jessica

    I’m loving that white nail polish and the grey tassel bag!
    Jeans and a Teacup

    June 29, 2016 at 10:15 pm
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