August favourites πŸŠβ€β™€οΈπŸŒžπŸŒŠπŸŽΆ

Holaaaa lovelies πŸ’•,

It’s time for another favourites post. I will share with you all what I did in August. I saw a lot of good movies, swam in the swimming pool, bought some awesome stationery, I bought The Album of Taylor Swift which came out last month and I did some other nice stuff as well. It’s less warm right now which is better but also makes me realize that Summer is ending soon. Summer is my fav season and I get always sad when Summer ends 😭. The dark Winter months make my mental health worse. I love the sunshine 🌞 . I’m just a Summer girl forevah! Right now, I have a bad cold. Hopefully I will feel better soon πŸ™ .

Things I did with my family πŸ‘ͺ:

I bought Taylor Swift Deluxe Album Version 4 😍🎢

I’M SO HAPPY YEAHHH!!!! I bought the beautiful new album Lover of @taylorswift at @elcorteingles when I was going out with my parents πŸ˜πŸŽΆπŸ’—πŸ‘Έβœ¨πŸŒ₯ I love it so much. My fav songs are Paper rings, Lover, YNTCD, London Boy and Soon you’ll get better. I really liked the conversation I had with the worker in El Corte InglΓ©s when I bought it. She said I was lucky because these deluxe versions where sold out that day. She deserve it all! πŸ’— Then she put the cd Lover on and said so you can get in the mood. It really made me so happy haha 😍 I asked her if she also listened to it and she said yes and then she said it’s really nice. I’m so happy I have chosen Taylor Swift as my idol all my life. Tay Tay means so much to me. I love her personality. She’s always so kind, so lovely and so honest. She also got through a lot of though times. I’m so happy that this album is her own album with her credits. Being a fan is more than supporting just your favourite artist. It’s a way of life. They are more than just being an artist, they are a person and deserve their privacy and also I know they aren’t a kind of God.

I love her so much but I also know that she is just a human being who also suffer, cries, goes through though times as loosing the people we love and having a heartbreak πŸ’” . I wish people would think of this more when we love an artist and when we are supporting them. Often in this world it feels like famous people have those perfect lives when they haven’t. I always think that’s much more thougher to go through life being famous because you are always in the public eye. People judge a lot and that hurt. I’m just so blessed to have Taylor in my life. I have been following her for years now since Love Story came out. I was 17 years old and I was falling in love with my first love. It was that time that I listened to songs such as Fairytale and Jump then fall. I felt happy and so in love. Then I turned 19 years and had to go through a though heartbreak. There was Taylor with her music who got me through it. I’m so thankful for her music. I love the song Teardrops on my guitar and Our song.

Thank you Taylor for being such an amazing artist and person. I can’t wait to go to a concert of you! 😍 You mean so much to me. I love you so so much πŸ’• xoxo

Drinking a tea and a piece of pie in hotel El Olid 🍡πŸ₯§

The day I bought the new album of Taylor Swift I also went afterwards to the hotel El Olid with my parents. I love to drink camille tea. I had a delicious chocolate pie and my mother had a piece of apple pie. We had a nice time together.

Eating chinese food with the family 🍽

We celebrated the first anniversary of the wedding of my brother Rafael and VerΓ³nica and the birthday of her mother all together with my mother and her brother in a chinese restaurant in Valladolid. The food was so good 😍. I really loved it so much! We drank sangria 🍷 which was so delicious. We ate rice, chicken, vegetables and noodles. It was really way too much food so we brang some food home for the next day. We had such a great time together. I had never been to this restaurant. It also looked very cozy, nice and the service was really good. I love Spanish food more but this dinner was also very delicious πŸ˜‹. We gave my brother and wife some cookies and a card and we gave the mother of VerΓ³nica some perfume and a card for her birthday. They loved it very much.

Going to the swimming pool 🏊🌞

I went another 6 times to the outdoor swimming pool this month. I’m a mermaid forevah! πŸ§œβ€β™€οΈNow they are closed again until next year which makes me sad. I only go to the swimming pool during the Summer but I really want to go during the Winter too. It’s just harder because I don’t like to wear wet hair outside when it’s cold outside. However, I enjoyed the last days in the swimming pool with my mother and my friend. I was reading The Great Gatsby these days too in the sunshine.

Carrefour shopping πŸ›’

I went to Carrefour one day which is a French multinational. It’s one of my favourite shops and supermarkts. I love that we have so many in Spain. I went one day with my mother to buy a SD card for my phone as the other didn’t work again. I also bought a book πŸ“™ which is about how to make good things happen to you. I heard a lot of great reviews about this book. The writer is a psychiatrist which knows all about mental illnesses and mental health. I hope this self help book will help to conquer my anxiety. I also bought some cup a soup which I always drink in The Netherlands. I also bought some crafts which I can use to sent washi tape to my pen pals or do something else with it. I’m also happy to have bought finally some beautiful Stabilo highlighters which I have seen always on mia‘s blog which is one of my fav bloggers here πŸ’•.

Shopping in Granada πŸ’—

When I went to Granada I bought some nice writing paper in a shop where they had books and stationery. The writing paper is very beautiful with a red rose on it 🌹. In my favourite shop Alle-Hop which we don’t have in Valladolid I bought a golden shiny notebook, colourful markers, cute colourful bracelets, some nice mangets (one is for my daddy, one for myself with the donut on it and the other ones are for some good friends) and a lovely sticky notebook which 15 pages full of beautiful colours, unicorns and clouds. In a hippie shop in Granada I bought some beautiful postcards which I always love to buy in every place I travel to. I also bought in that shop some lavender soap and a beautiful box for it.

Movie night with my mother πŸŽ₯πŸŒƒ

I saw some good movies with my mother because my brother fixed our television. It’s so nice to be able to watch movies and series on TV πŸ“Ί . The movies we watched were Everything, Everything which is also the book I have read this Summer, Pitch Perfect 3, Coco, Mama Mia 2, Dumbo, Blue Jay and Toy Story 1. I loved Coco the most as we never watched it before. It’s such a beautiful movie with beautiful music. It made me realize the importance of family and made me learn that the people we loose in life will never be forgotten. They will always be there for us. I also loved Dumbo so much. I had never watched that Disney movie. I loved it and learned a lot about that movie such as there’s nothing bad about being different.

We also watched some Spanish movies such as La Llamada, Toc Toc and Ocho Apellidos Vascos. The one I loved the most was Toc Toc because it was about 6 people who had a mental illness which was OCD and there were all waiting in the waiting room for the doctor. They were all dated the same day at the same time. The doctor didn’t arrive because he was late from a flight. One only thinks in numbers, another one is afraid of virus and bacteria and another one checks everything at home all the time and is religious. There was also a man who was cursing all the time and saying inappropriate things. Then they begin to share their different OCD’s in the hope to find a cure. It’s such a crazy and funny movie. I think it’s really important to show mental illnesses in a positive light rather than always sharing the negative side of it. This movie definitely will make you feel less alone and will help the ones who suffer from it to know that it’s okay to be sick. There are always people who care about us.

Other amazing things of August ❀️:

Trip to GijΓ³n with my lovely friend πŸŒŠπŸŒžπŸŒ΄πŸ„β€β™€οΈβ›΅

Our trip to GijΓ³n last week was amazing! 😍 It was definitely one of the best holidays evah. I love to discover new cities especially in Spain because every place I go is beautiful. The beaches in Spain are one of the most beautiful ones in the world. They are so wild, beautiful and amazing. Asturias is a beautiful region of Spain. I always get emotional when I have to go back home. I fall in love with every place I go. Asturias has beautiful nature, green landscape (because of the rain) and beautiful beaches 🌊. The people are super friendly, helpful and outgoing. It didn’t rain at all. It was about 25 degrees and at night it was 22 so it was really such a perfect temperature.

Sometimes the sun was shining too. We went to the beach La Playa de San Lorenzo which is so beautiful. There were so many waves. I’m sad I didn’t surf again but I will do it soon. There were loads of people surfing, doing sup or swimming in the sea. We also swam in the sea which was awesome. The water temperature was 19.5/20 degrees which is really warm for the north. I loved it so much! 😍 We ate delicious food and also from the region of Asturias such as fabada Asturiana which are bones with chorizo and sauce. We tried cider 🍻, had delicious breakfast, ate a delicious ice cream and loads of other good food 🍲. We also went to a beach bar called Pura Vida Bar to have breakfast there which was amazing. Pura vida always! ✌️ We also enjoyed the night life which was crazy. We danced the nights away 🎢. There were so many people at the port βš“. I love the beach vibes so much. One boy came to me and said he liked my flower headband 🌸✌️haha forevah a hippie girl!

One night we met lovely people from Basque Country who were celebrating a bachelor party πŸŽ‰. I have family there so it was nice to talk to them. It was so much fun! It’s so nice to meet people who only bring good vibes and respect you. There are so many good people in the world, you just have to find the right ones. We stayed in the Hotel BegoΓ±a 🏩 which was in the city centre and 15 minutes from the bars, beach and shops. I’m happy I went with my lovely friend πŸ’— Te quiero! Let’s keep travelling more and more!

Rotterdam is going to host Eurovision Song Contest 2020 πŸŽΆπŸ‡³πŸ‡±

I will show you below the beautiful video that shows the world that next year Eurovision Song Contest 2020 will take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.Β I cried and felt emotional watching this 😍😭 It’s so beautiful. I love how creative and special they made the announcement last Friday. The Netherlands is going to be one of the best host places ever. I just feel it.Β It’s going to be so special ✨. After 44 years Eurovision is coming backΒ to The NetherlandsΒ hell yeahhhh let’s do thisΒ πŸ˜ŽπŸŽ‰πŸ˜πŸŽ€πŸŽΈπŸŽ™οΈπŸŽΆ I hope the tickets will be not so expensive to be able to see it live for the first time in my life. It will be a once in a lifetime experience.

Two years blogging anniversary πŸŽ‰

I’m so happy with my achievement of two years blogging! Times goes by so fast. I wrote all about it in this blog post. Writing definitely heals my life and makes me so happy. I will do it all my life and will never stop writing. I’m so thankful to have met you all. This community is amazing. I love you all so much πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–.

Writing paper from UK πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ“„

I bought beautiful writing paper from a shop in UK online. I bought it from the shop Sweet Stationery on Etsy. It was so cheap and also the delivery was so fast. You get 26 pages from each design. One is with mermaids and another one is a girl with a flamingo. I find it so beautiful! 😍 I also got free stickers from the shop. I can’t wait to buy more from this shop as I find it difficult to find writing paper in the shops. If anyone know more shops to find it, let me know. I will appreciate it.

10K views on my blog πŸ–₯

I was looking at my statistics of my blog and saw that I have reached 10K views πŸŽ‰. I’m so happy about that. It means so much to me. 10.000 views on my blog wow it sounds so much! I also have almost 400 followers. I hope my blog will continue growing. Much love to you all!

Thank you all for reading this blog post. I hope you all liked it. What did you do in August? Do you have a nice Summer time? What are your favourites of my post? Let me know lovelies. I will speak to you all in my next blog post.

Much love πŸ’•,

xoxo Christina




7 thoughts on “August favourites πŸŠβ€β™€οΈπŸŒžπŸŒŠπŸŽΆ

  1. Sounds like you had the most amazing month as always !! You always get up to so many things! So cute how you were so excited about Lover hehe. That writing paper is beautiful too! I might check the shop out because I need some! Congratulations on all of your blogging achievements as well and 10k views – here’s to many more !! xxx

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    1. Awhhh thank you so much beautiful! 😍 Your words always make me so happy. I’m glad you like these posts. It always take me so much time to write. Yeahhh I love Lover so much πŸ’• I love to have more writing paper. Let me know if you find other shops too. Thank you so much lovely! Blogging forevah yeah yeah πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

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