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Hi! I'm Shabana. I live in Bahrain. I'm a businesswoman by day and a fitness instructor by night. I believe that dressing up is the easiest way of loving yourself, and this blog is where I journal my outfits and my life. If you'd like to know more, click on the About Me tab on top. I hope you enjoy my blog!
                            
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Our Trip To Kollam, Kerala, India- What To Do, See and How To Get There

Our Trip To Kollam, Kerala, India- What To Do, See and How To Get There




If you've been following me on Instagram and Facebook, you know that my brother Arif and I recently visited Quilon, or Kollam, in Kerala, India, to attend the wedding of one of our close friends. I usually despise weddings, but since this was our friend Rahul, the guy who was responsible for Silver Kick being born. {Read the full story of how that happened, by clicking here.} So of course, I had to go. Plus he was getting married in Kerala, a place I always wanted to visit. This is the full travel blog of our trip, and the truth about Kerala and India, which you must know before you travel. So keep reading.

Kollam is a 3-hour taxi ride away from Trivandrum/ Thiruvananthapuram Airport. We went directly from the airport to Kollam in a taxi. The ride was terrible as all the highways are two lanes and traffic sense does not exist. So we had to endure 3 hours of our driver speeding up and honking to overtake the car in front, and then slowing down. It gets really nauseating.

The first two days of our stay were spent attending the wedding ceremony and reception. After which we were free to explore the place. We had just 4 days. We moved to Harisree Residency, a 3-star hotel 30 minutes away from Kollam Town. The hotel was terrible, to say the least, but it was super cheap. On booking.com not many hotels are listed for Kollam and this one looked like the best amongst its peers. Note to self- for India, look for hotels on Indian hotel websites and not on booking.com.

Here's what we did and saw in the next few days. Click on the pictures to zoom in. Photos are by Arif and me.

Day 1: Thangassery Lighthouse


When we went to book our houseboat tickets for the next day at Ashtamudi Lake in Kollam, the kind ticketing officer told us that we could visit Thangassery Lighthouse right now as it was just 20 minutes away. He told us to go to the top of the lighthouse, and also check out the fort in the area. So we did.

The lighthouse is located on the coast of Thangassery in Kollam. It was built in 1902. We paid just Rs 50 to go to the top via an elevator that was conveniently installed inside the lighthouse. 

The view from the top was exquisite, with a sea of green coconut trees all around, buildings popping up through them, and the beach with the fishing port making its way into the sea. The weather up here was incredible, with a cool breeze blowing. I wanted to sit here all day.


The fishing port on the right


The lighthouse still works, by the way. After we got down, we explored the fishing port and trampled over lots of plastic waste to get to the beach. One of the advantages of travelling with a photographer is that they always want to explore the unexplored in search of photogenic scenes.


After walking a bit along the beach, we came across the Portuguese Fort that the houseboat officer had spoken about. The Thangassery Fort or St. Thomas Fort was built by the Portuguese in 1518. Today the remains of the fort stand facing the beach. The government of India has taken over the fort and it is being considered a historical landmark. We were told that the restoration of the fort is ongoing. There is no information about the fort at the location, unfortunately.


After exploring a bit more of the beach and the fishing town, we headed back.

Day 2: Houseboat on Lake Ashtamudi


The previous day, we had booked a houseboat cruise on Ashtamudi Lake for the next day. We did the booking at the DTPC stand- District Tourism Promotion Council, which is a government agency that promotes backwater tourism. We bought the package tour of the 6-hour houseboat cruise for two people. It departs at 11 am and arrives back at 5 pm at the same place. These boats are available with 1 or 2 bedrooms {we chose the 1 bedroom, we didn't need the room anyway}and they provide lunch on the boat.




I can safely say that this was one of the most incredible experiences of my life. The calm waters, tall green coconut trees as far as the eye could see, beautiful exotic birds perched on stumps in the water or on the trees, and boats passing by on the water made the experience unforgettable. I even spotted a turtle swimming in the waters!

Our lunch!
There were three boatmen on our boat- the driver, the engine driver, and our chef. The engine driver spoke English but all three of them were lovely and welcoming. He informed us that Ashtamudi is a sweet water lake, but the salty waters of the Arabian Sea mix into it in some places, thus making it 'backwaters' as well.


As soon as we got on the boat we were served freshly made lemon juice and mini-bananas that are native to Kerala. The lunch- we opted for fish curry- was massive. There were so many curries! All of this was made fresh by the chef in the small kitchen in the back of the boat. Even though I didn't want to miss a single scene, the food made me feel so relaxed and full that I had to take a nap in the pretty little room in the boat. I was woken up by my brother calling me to have tea and snacks as we made our way back. They really did think of everything!

Arif in front of our boat when it stopped near an island so we could have our lunch
On the way back we stopped at Asramam Adventure Park which is a huge garden with lots of play areas for children and shaded with trees. We were told that the boat would fill up on sweet water at this stop. Our beautiful journey ended after this, as the boat took us back to the port.

Day 3: Palaruvi Waterfalls


The next day, we went to see the Palaruvi Waterfalls at Thenmala Ecotourism. We hired a private car with a driver to take us there. It was about 3 hours from our hotel. These falls are located in the Southern Western Ghats of India, and the journey up these picturesque hills was amazing in itself. This entire area is made up of reserve forests protected by the government. The area is guarded by the staff of the Thenmala Forest Development Agency and is a plastic-free zone.



Once we reached the base of the falls, we were pleasantly surprised as to how organized everything was. Our driver had to park the car in the allotted parking space, after which only the Palaruvi bus could take us to the falls. There were forest reserve officers in smart military uniforms everywhere. They were polite and very helpful, and while we waited for more people to turn up to fill the van, we shopped at the eco-shop. We bought sandalwood, lavender and neem soaps, pure forest honey, black pepper and lots of herbs and spices. The prices were extremely cheap as compared to other gift shops. Even the ticket to see the falls was super cheap- just Rs 70 per person! 

Once ten of us tourists had arrived, a bus took us to the base of the falls. Again, we were happy to see how organized everything was. There were neat stairs with railings that went all the way up to the falls. Officers sat at mid-points, keeping an eye on us. There were signs reminding us not to litter and not to tease the animals. There were platforms with railings, as lookout points so it's easy and safe for tourists to take photos. 

The falls were beautiful to look at, being the third highest falls in Kerala. The name Palaruvi translates to 'stream of milk' in Malayalam. True to the name, the falls are pure white as they pour from the top of the cliff. They join the Kallada River at the bottom. 

We really liked that we could take our own sweet time to explore and look at the falls and that there were lots of monkeys all around, running up the rocks and stair railings beside us. One cheeky fellow tried to make a grab for Arif's camera bag and then refused to leave our side as we took photos. 



Thenmala Ecotourism and Dam


After the falls, we had a Kerala lunch at a government motel/ restaurant nearby. I wouldn't recommend this place as the food was sub-par. After lunch, we drove to Thenmala Dam. We weren't allowed to take photos of the dam and when we were on the dam. I can only share a photo of the pretty path leading up to the dam which also had naughty monkeys on the cliff-sides, whacking each other and falling off branches as they played.


The scenes on both sides of the dam are absolutely breathtaking. I'm sad that I couldn't take any photos but then it's also nice to keep some things only for your memory. One side of the huge dam was the Kallada River in all its turquoise fullness, surrounded by lush green hills. It looked like a picture from a storybook, one which you can't stop looking at. On the other side of the dam is the river flanked by the town. It's amazing to look at the full river, filled up like a swimming pool on one side of the dam, and a thin, snaking river running through the town, on the other.

Day 4: Kappil Beach and Lake


On our last day here we decided to explore the other lakes and beaches close by. The way we were doing this was by looking at the area on Google Maps. Most of the places are underdeveloped and not marketed to tourists. There's almost no information online, so we had to resort to Google Maps. We decided to go to Paravur Lake. However, the rickshaw dropped us off at Kappil beach saying that we were near boating and a lake. We didn't mind as this was a gorgeous place, too.


The Arabian Sea runs along one side of the long highway while a lake is on the other. After having a delicious breakfast of dosa and omelette at a road-side cafe, we went for the boat ride on the lake right behind the cafe. This was a very different boat to the houseboat. It was a smaller boat, with just the driver. It was only a one hour ride but it felt longer and was no less beautiful than the previous ride. The driver even invited me and Arif to drive the boat as he guided us. We were astonished as to how big the lake was as we kept going further.

The roadside cafe with the lake behind it


After the boat ride, Arif and I walked along the Arabian Sea beach. At the end of the long road is just the beach, with the lake on the other side. The sea is salt water while the lake is sweet water. Both these bodies of water are separated by a small strip of land, making their differences of water even more extraordinary.

The Arabian Sea on the left and the sweet water lake on the right
After taking a break with fresh pineapple juice from a little shop on the beach, we hailed a rickshaw which took us along the beach all the way to Kollam Town. We still wanted to explore the area but there was a lot to see and not enough time. Furthermore, the lakeside and the beaches are not developed for tourists, so we were content to see them through the rickshaw as we went past.

An old ship moored on the beach. Photo taken from the rickshaw
And that's all! Those were 4 days of sightseeing in and around Kollam Town. If I had more time I would definitely spend it at Thenmala, exploring the forests and sanctuary around.

The best part of our trip is that since Kollam is not really a touristy place, there were literally very few to zero tourists. Which meant that we didn't have to jostle for space while taking photos at scenic locations. Another reason why you should visit Kollam is that since it's not yet tapped for international tourism, prices are extremely reasonable dirt cheap. The people are very hospitable and helpful, even if they don't speak your language.

But in the end, it is India, and you have to face up to the realities of the country. Which means that you can't go anywhere without mosquito repellant lotion, the roads are terrible, there is no traffic sense, people tend to stare at you and they can be a bit mannerless. Trivandrum and Aleppey/ Allapuzha are the tourist hubs in Kerala. Kollam is a small town which does not see a lot of foreigners or North Indians for that matter, and we got quite a few stares during our stay. You have to be very careful of the water you drink. If you're non-Indian, I would highly recommend that you travel with an Indian friend. Not just to Kerala, but anywhere in India.

However, as compared to the rest of India (and I've travelled within India quite a bit), we were SHOCKED to know that the taxi drivers and rickshaw drivers didn't rip us off. They don't follow the meter but ALL of them charged us the same rate for the same distance. Shocking!

I hope you found this travel log helpful. If you have any questions, leave me a comment below. Keep following me on Instagram for more photos of this beautiful place!

Until next time

xoxo
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Al Hashimi Pearls Giveaway: Win a Real Gold and Pearl Bracelet

Al Hashimi Pearls Giveaway: Win a Real Gold and Pearl Bracelet




Last year in November, when my blog turned 7 years old, I had promised you a giveaway. It's Feb now, but these things take time. Okay, okay, I took time. But it's here now and it couldn't be at a better time because it's February and it's the season of luuurrrrrrrve. Let me show you how much I love you, by offering you this beautiful real gold and natural Bahraini pearl bracelet from Al Hashimi Pearls. It's worth BD 170 and I'm giving it away for free to one lucky follower. The bracelet is elegant, dainty and goes with any outfit. I picked it especially for you, dear readers, to say thank you for all the love you have shown me over the years and keep showing me. I appreciate each and every one of you.

I've always loved pearls, and Al Hashimi Pearls is by far my favourite for real natural Bahraini pearl jewellery. The jewellery store is one of the oldest on the island, run by the Shah family, headed by Vijay Shah who came to Bahrain from India in 1982. Located in the heart of the Manama Souq, they have an incredible range of luxury gold and pearl jewellery, as well as a breathtaking collection of diamond jewellery. Their divers find pearls from the waters around Bahrain and their in-house artisans handcraft the pieces. I love that their jewellery is designed by Vijay Shah, as well as his young daughter Ishita Shah. The entire family comprising of husband, wife, and three adult children is involved in the family business. Having known and worked with them for quite some time now, I'm blown away by their dedication to the trade and their level of expertise in the pearling industry. 

This Valentine's Day, AHP has launched a campaign telling women to love themselves and treat themselves. Usually, Valentine's Day makes me gag but I love this message of making yourself happy. Why wait for a man? Whether we're single or in a relationship, we have the power to make ourselves feel pampered and loved. So on 14 Feb, get yourself some lovely pink coloured dark chocolate from Maya La Chocolaterie, book yourself a spa treatment for one at Sparadise, and buy yourself a beautiful piece of handcrafted, exquisite jewellery from Al Hashimi Pearls that you'll enjoy for years to come. Sounds like a good V Day to me! 

P.S: I have not been paid by Sparadise and Maya to plug them here, I just love them.

For their V Day collection, AHP is showcasing the Prive Collection, a modern, trendy and lighter jewellery line designed by the young and bright Ishita Shah, keeping us working professionals in mind. I'm a big fan of this collection as all the pieces are delicate enough to wear daily, and in a price range that can be afforded by the young working girl. They are also showcasing their diamond jewellery collection this V Day, in case you want to splurge.

Coming back to the giveaway, this bracelet is a rope chain design with natural Bahraini pearls, set in 21k yellow gold. It's worth BD 170. Here's how to enter:
  1. Follow me on Instagram: @TheSilverKickDiaries
  2. Like my Facebook page: The Silver Kick Diaries
  3. Follow AHP on Instagram: Al Hashimi Pearls
  4. Like AHP Facebook page: Al Hashimi Pearls
  5. Name your first-born after me. {Optional}
  6. Comment on this post with 'Done'. Remember: If you don't do this last step, you won't enter the giveaway!
The competition will run from today until 14 Feb, Valentine's Day. The winner will be announced on Thursday, Feb 15 by a random pick. The contest is open to Bahrain residents, but if you're living in Saudi Arabia or the GCC and can pick up the bracelet from Bahrain, you can enter. 

Thank you so much to Al Hashimi Pearls for collaborating on this giveaway!

Until next time,

xoxo
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Green, Cream and Back From Holiday

Green, Cream and Back From Holiday








I'm a little tired of blazers with the classic folded lapels, and I'm always looking for work jackets or blazers that have a different collar or lapels. I love the high collar in this blazer. High collars always look classy and sassy. The clean lines of the break in the front make the jacket look sharp. The lines extend down in tails in the front but the back is shorter, hitting just above the waist. The material is soft and breathable, with 5% stretch and a satin lining inside. A well-structured blazer like this is everything because it pulls an entire outfit together. 

I wore the blazer with a cream coloured satin blouse. The blouse has short sleeves, so it's great to pair with full-sleeved jackets. I love the contrast in both the colours and the texture. The jacket is a soft cotton-like polyester, and the shine of the satin blouse complements it. The deep forest green of the jacket adds substance to the light cream top. These wide-leg pants are my favourite formal black trousers {I have quite a few black pants}. The material is stretchy, crepe-like, but super-soft, making the pants flow as you walk. Even though they're high-waist, they don't feel restrictive at all. I'm so glad that wide-leg pants are trending this year. I hope to see more of them in shops and in different designs. They're comfy, they look elegant and they flatter most body types. It's high-time they trended!

Having talked about the wide-leg trend, another trend I'm completely in love with are embroidered shoes. I've already got two pairs of them- one flat and one pair of heels, {seen here}, and I love them! Embroidery was always a big love of mine. I'm loving the strategically placed embroidery trend of a bit on sleeves/ collars/ yoke of shirts or tumbling asymmetrically down one shoulder {like this shirt with embroidery on just the sleeves}. But on footwear it looks especially gorgeous, adding that much more detail and soooo much more prettiness.

That's why when I saw these nude shoes with embroidery in pinks depicting Chinese trees and birds, I fell in love. Thankfully they had them in my size. They were perfect for this outfit as I'm wearing solid colours.The embroidered shoes add detail and interest. I matched tiered earrings in pink to the shoes and finished with a cut-out bag. The hue of the maroon matches the deep hue of the jacket. 

I wore this outfit on a work day when the weather was like it is now- hot in the morning and coller at night. So when it gets warm or you're inside a stuffy office, you can remove the jacket and still look smart in a simple blouse, pants and embroidered shoes outfit. I should have taken a photo without the jacket so you could have seen how it looks. Oh well. You live. You learn. 

You can see more about layering and putting together summer and winter outfits in my book, Loving Yourself In Style. The book is available online as well as in Jashanmal and Words Book Stores in Bahrain. {Get in touch with me if you'd like a signed copy.}.

Jacket: ASOS, Top: Own Design, Pants: Koton, Earrings, Bag: Gifted, Shoes: New Look

It's been one week since I've been back from my short and sweet trip to Kerala with my brother, to attend a friend's wedding. {I've been sharing photos of it on my Instagram. Still am.}. We hung around a few days after that and explored the place. I'll be doing a detailed blog post on where we went, what we saw, what we ate, and how you can do it too, soon. Hopefully this weekend I'll get the chance to sit down and transfer the thousands of photos of the backwaters, lakes and forests. Since I've been back I've been rushed off my feet with classes and work. I've literally had no time for myself. I'm finally feeling the dust settle this week and I'm so looking forward to a relaxing weekend.

Until next time

xoxo
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How To Get Over A Cold In 3 Days (With No Antibiotics)

How To Get Over A Cold In 3 Days (With No Antibiotics)



I was sick with a cold a few days back. It was horrible. I felt weak, my whole body hurt, my nose wouldn't stop running, my throat itched, my left and right ears took turns to hurt, and my nose felt all buzzy as if germs were jumping up and down inside it, having a party. So yeah, it was bad. But after three, yes, only THREE days of feeling like this, my cold was over. I felt fit and fine, and I was back to giving back-to-back classes. And other than the slight sniffles right now, I'm feeling completely fine. And just like you, I was completely astonished at how quickly I recovered.

I can put it all down to the constant herbal remedies I had during those three days. My mother kept making me hot herbal teas and medicines from the kitchen, and I myself kept making and having hot teas and drinks one after another. And since I amazed myself by becoming hale and hearty after this horrible, horrible cold so fast, I wanted to share what I ate and drank so you too can do the same when you get a cold.

Here's a list of what I had. You're going to see a few herbs and spices in almost everything, such as black pepper, ginger and turmeric. These spices are superheroes which is why I put them in everything when I catch a cold. But below you'll see how I took them so you're not having the same one drink again and again and wanting to throw up.


  • Each morning I have a tall mug of hot honey lemon water. When I was sick, to this, I added lots of ground black pepper. It opens up your sinuses when they're blocked, especially when you wake up in the morning when you have a cold and feel so sick as if you're going to die.
  • Turmeric milk: If you don't know what an incredible spice turmeric is, you've been living under a rock. Turmeric is an antiseptic and antibiotic spice that kills infection and makes your immune system stronger. Turmeric milk is gaining popularity so much nowadays that Starbucks has started a Turmeric Latte. Screw you, Starbucks. I've been drinking 'turmeric lattes' since I was born. Here's how to make it:
    • 1 cup milk/ coconut milk/ almond milk
    • 1 tsp turmeric powder
    • Heat milk on low on the stove. Add the turmeric. Stir. Take off the stove. Add 1 tsp of ginger powder and a few sprinkles of black pepper. 
    • P.S: Turmeric milk is frikkin' amazing. Have it every day. Make it for your family daily and force it down their throats. 
  • My Extremely Potent Herbal Cold Killer Drink: This drink is so amazing that I dedicated an entire blog post to this. Click HERE to read the post and to know how to make it.
  • Home-made popcorn: Popcorn makes a sore throat feel SO much better. It's low in calories so you can have lots. And it's good for you. Buy a popcorn machine so you can make healthy popcorn at home. Add extra virgin olive oil and salt. I always make and have lots of popcorn when I'm sick and I'm too weak to do nothing but lie in bed watching Netflix or reading. 

  • Soup: With every meal, I was having home-made vegetable soup or mutton soup. You can make your own veg/ chicken/ mutton soup, just add lots of black pepper and onion.
  • Boiled egg: Eggs are full of goodness and good protein that keeps you full for longer. When you have a cold you don't feel like eating anything so boiled eggs are great. And yes, put lots of black pepper on them.
  • Mung Dal Khichdi: This is a typical Indian rice and lentils dish that is easy to eat when you're feeling super sick and even have a fever. It's filled with herbs, spices and has lots of excellent nutrition. It's soft and tasty, and when eaten hot, it feels blissful on a painful, sore throat. How to make:
    • 3/4th cup {any} rice, 1/4th cup split green lentils {mung}. Wash and soak at least for an hour in water. 
    • Add 3 cups of water. Cook uncovered on high heat. Add 1/4th tsp turmeric, and salt to taste. After it boils, cover and reduce heat and cook for 12-15 minutes. The consistency should be soft and creamy like a risotto.
    • In another saucepan/ frying pan, heat 1 tsp ghee, add a pinch of cumin seeds, 2 cloves chopped garlic, and a handful of curry leaves. Add to the rice and lentils mix. Enjoy with soup.
When you're sick with a nasty cold, you just want to feel good. Which is why you should be having comfort food like khichdi and popcorn which soothes you. You can have all the above even when you don't have a cold. None of it has any side effects but is great for your health and immune system.

As a result of all the herbs and spices generating heat in my throat and sinuses, my nose was constantly flowing. This is a good thing as you don't want phlegm to be blocked in your chest, throat and even in your face, giving you that horrible sinus headache and facial pain. And then you have to blow your nose when all the icky phlegm accumulates. Eww. Better to have a runny nose and let all of it flow out. As Hagrid wisely said, "Better out than in".
















In addition to the above, I ate extremely healthy food during mealtimes and as snacks. Being a fitness freak instructor, I eat clean and healthy all the time, but I monitored what I was putting into my body even more during these three days as I wanted to recover quickly. So lots of fresh fruit and veg, and home-made smoothies and juices. 

Here are a few more things you can do to recover quickly from a cold:
  • Avoid sugar.
  • Avoid eating food from outside.
  • Rest up. All 3 days I didn't do classes, and I worked from my bed. As much as I could, anyway.
As a result of my barrage of herbal remedies and clean eating, not only was I able to be up and running in three days but also none of my family members caught my cold, which usually happens. I hope this helps if you or a family member have a cold or want to avoid one.

Until next time,

xoxo and happy new year!
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Instagram Outfits Round Up

Instagram Outfits Round Up


So it's that time again when I round up my outfit photos from my Instagram @TheSilverKickDiaries. As I get busier and busier I find less and less time to take blog photos. Which is why I love sharing these quick ensemble photos that I post on my IG. But I'm still doing my proper blog shoots and photos too, don't you worry. I'll admit here that because it's colder, I'm A) Too lazy to take blog photos and B) too cold to stand in the cold and take them. The last few days have been slightly warmer though. Which is why I rushed out in the middle of work today and got my poor mom to take some photos. You'll see them later, but for now, moving on to these.

I love these chinos for weekends. They're quickly becoming my favourite replacement for jeans. This was in the summer where I paired these khaki chinos with one of my favourite pink shirts. I finished with a big bag and burgundy sneakers.

A soft feminine look with a white embroidered top which you saw before in this post. This time I wore it with blush pink pants. Yes, those are the same pants from the blog post, but in pink. I have these pants in several colours because they are freakin' comfortable. 

I'm in LOVE with these bright pants which you saw in the previous blog post. I especially love the combination of white with this gorgeous fuchsia, and as I look at this photo I wonder why I didn't take more photos to do a blog post on this outfit.

A simple workwear look with a black cotton button-down worn over skinny blush pink pants. I rolled up the sleeves, not because I wanted to look 'cool', but because I had a shitload of work that day and I was feeling hot. I wore my staple statement watch, a ring and finished with embroidered grey heels to add some interest to an otherwise simple look.

You've seen this dress before in this post. I wore it here with a short cropped jacket and I love how that one addition changes up the look to make it look smarter, formal and less girly. Baby pink heels completed the look.

If you've been following me a long time, you'll remember this dress from this blog post from a few years ago. I updated the dress by adding one more layer of lace to the hem. It makes it feel grander, and I wanted the dress to be slightly longer. Plus I love this baby blue lace and I can't get enough of it. I co-own Lace Love with my mother, where we sell laces like these and even match and stitch them on to your clothes for you. So give us a shout on our Instagram or Facebook page if you want some lace for yourself.
 
A work outfit with a snug ribbed top, a cropped navy jacket and floral pants from this post. I wore sneakers as I had walked around in high heels the whole of that week and I needed to give my feet a rest. A few long layered necklaces and a pink bag completed the look.

It had just begun to get cold and this thin fuchsia pullover is perfect for a thin layer of warmth. I wore it with a navy blue silk button-down, and stone trousers to tone the brightness down. Check out Snarf looking over his kingdom in the back.

A girly lunch on a cold weekend at The Avenues meant jeans and sneakers for comfort, and my big black wrap coat to stay warm. P.S: It wasn't warm enough. That area is COLD. And funnily, the mall is colder inside. You need more layers and more winter wear when you come here! The floral t-shirt I wore was too summery but I love the print and the fit.

That's all for now. Catch you soon on my next blog post. Follow me on Instagram @TheSilverKickDiaries to keep up!

xoxo
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