Shine Bright. by Camille Puche


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This is my first calligraphy piece made on Procreate.
I must say… not bad!
I’m so excited to be more creative now that I have an iPad Pro. There are a lot more things I can do even when I’m out or travelling.
Thank you! Thank you! You know who you are. <3


Dalina. by Camille Puche

For someone who lives all the way from Richmond, discovering cafes in Vancouver is like when a kid walks into a candy store… that’s me.

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For the past couple of weeks, I have been commuting from work to my dance training every Mondays. I’ve been passing by this cafe at the wrong time so I always missed their opening hours. Two Mondays ago, I was way too early for my training and I was able to get there 30mins before their closing. Thought it was just about enough time to order, sit and enjoy the sun, ambiance and their food.

The cafe was very inviting. Seats are comfy, interior and colour palettes were on point! This location is much more intimate and relaxing which I prefer.
It must be because it is more like a cafe than a cafe and grocery store located in Main Street.

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Initially, I ordered their pistachio cannoli and london fog latte. However, since the cream in the cannoli wasn’t as filling, they gave it to me for me. But since because I already paid, I asked if they can just give me a slice of their lemon poppy seed bread instead of my money back. They said yes and I am so glad I was able to try! Honestly, I liked it more than the cannoli. Mmm, the flavour was just right - sourysweet!

I am definitely adding this place in my cafe list!


Dalina Broadway (@dalinavancouver)
992 W Broadway, Vancouver | Hours: Mon-Fri: 6:30am-6:30pm, Sat-Sun 7am-5pm

The Garden. by Camille Puche

Been itching to check out The Garden Strathcona and finally yesterday was the day! The cafe welcomed us with their huge glass doors with the reflections of the plants from the inside. It’s spacious, cozy and has a rustic-garden vibe which instantly, I felt so homey and relaxed. We got there at 11am on a Saturday and lucky enough it wasn’t that busy. Ordered their mushroom + cheese for my savory toast and matched it with their matcha latte with oatmilk. Oh so good!

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The Garden Strathcona (@thegardenstrathcona)
868 E. Hastings St. Vancouver, BC | Hours: Tues-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4pm

Gift. by Camille Puche


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Sometimes you just need to take it easy. Sit back, relax and watch the sunset.  And just before we left, we took a couple of shots of the beautiful sunset and noticed that mother nature surprised us with a beautiful view — a rainbow and a sunset perfectly aligned! Front row right there!

Oh can’t ask for a better day to relax.


Mission. by Camille Puche


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Let us be real, sometimes you can’t always be camera ready — where you need to have your makeup on, wear the nicest outfits and/or like for me, have the best AND controlled curls. Sometimes switching it to no make up days and choosing to be comfortable over the glamorous look is refreshing too.

Remember, a smile is the best accessory!


{ Below are some photos from our stop over at Mission, B.C. }


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new year by Camille Puche


 
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b.r.u.n.c.h
 
 
“ma? what kind of flower is this?”, 
i asked.
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' baby ’ s  b r e a t h '
 
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[ g r a d i e n t  *  s k i e s ]
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*recalled this conversation the day our family checked out our house*

“this room is smaller but it has a better view of the sky...”, said the old owner. 
“i’ll take it!”, i quickly claimed. ツ