Sunday, 8 July 2012

weekly wrap-up : instagrams

This past week has been insanely busy for me! To kick it off, Caleb & I went backpacking in the gorgeous mountains of Kananaskis and had an absolute blast celebrating our one-year anniversary which I blogged about here.
I look pretty hardcore, don't I? Sadly, we didn't actually catch any fish =(
I also made another DIY summer fedora with some leftover ribbon from our wedding & another hat I found at the dollar store =)
I also had the pleasure of meeting & hosting the lovely Calgary blogger, Celine, of the Driftwood Diaries. She's such an inspiration & so wonderfully creative! Blogger, musician, artist, and master of words, this girl is amazing & I'm excited about our new budding friendship =) She played us a song that she had written for a wedding in Edmonton and I absolutely fell in LOVE with this girl. So much beautiful raw talent!

This week marked the beginning of my summer job as a tennis instructor, I'm sooo excited!! & very happy to say my first week was amazing!

& because it was absolutely gorgeous with a lovely high of 30 degrees, Caleb & I took our boat out to Lac St. Anne, where I had a very relaxing time reading & modeling my new fedora while Caleb fished his heart out aaand...caught nothing. Poor boy. 

I also made a little furry friend while stopping by the University of Alberta campus =)


And lastly, my week ended with Caleb waking me up at 3 am this morning to go and investigate all the sirens that he had woken up to. We found over 20 emergency vehicles surrounding an apartment that caught on fire only a block away from ours! Thankfully the fire was mainly contained to one unit and only 4 were injured with non-critical injuries.

It made me so thankful to all the hardworking men & women who bravely risk their lives for others. 


Looking forward to what the next week will bring~

ps: clara 


8 comments:

  1. Looks fun! The mountains are gorgeous :)

    Erin @ writedreamrunsing.blogspot.com/

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    1. why thanks! although it is a bit of a trek for us to make it to the mountains, we definitely live in a beautiful country :)

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  2. This is darling! I can't wait to get out to Kananaskis this coming weekend! You just made me twice as excited!

    Wren

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    1. I hope you have a lovely weekend in Kananaskis! I LOVE it there, it never disappoints

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  3. I'm from down in the U.S. and I've, sadly, only been to Canada once in my life, but wow! Those mountain shots are incredible!! My hubby and I have got to visit Canada sometime soon.

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    1. yes, yes you do!! =) the Rockies are absolutely wonderful!

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  4. Looks like you guys had a great week (other than the fire :S ).
    I absolutely love your fedoras! I am for sure going to make a couple for myself. I bought a bunch of feathers that were on sale at Michaels this week :) I think buttons would be cute too!

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