Just Inspire Me…



Oh my do I love this bathroom. After I found this I remembered that I barely posted any of my “outfit” posts from Hawaii. So because this jogged my memory…I feel like the landscape and my outfit well resembles this dreamy tropical bathroom! 


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What I’m wearing: Top: Club Monaco | Hat: Gap | Sunnies: Kate Spade

…just inspire me…



Here we go! The fiancé and I are headed to sunny Cali for a work trip for me/mini vacation for the two of us! Have been to Cali before but I was quite little. And with this upcoming wedding we are planning…we are cutting back on the vacations – but this should be fun!


Catch me on Instagram @lovenataliechong for up to date details!

be right back

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Leaving for a trip is always such an experience. You are excited to go somewhere new/different…but sad to leave home.

But I really don’t like packing…

Luckily I won’t be gone for too long. But a break is needed…and wanted. And this Canadian goose needs some sunshine on her skin and warmth on her face.

Won’t be too long my lovelies! Follow along on Instagram @lovenataliechong


Nest lately…



nestlately.feb27A vacation in AZ to see the family. Snuggle times with Buns. A new photoshoot with my photographer for my portfolio.

Thanks January, it was a great month!

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Big Island Part 3 {the last one}













* Hat: Target | Swimsuit: Victoria’s Secret | Sunnies: Kate Spade | Striped tank: Club Monaco *

Oh boy was that trip fun. So as you can see we didn’t do a crazy amount of stuff. The Big Island is a pretty chill island. There are things to do and places to see, but most of it is like a huge day trip. It is the biggest island, and that means plenty of driving. Not to mention the fact that we were there during the government shutdown, and the Ironman competition…which meant busy busy busy.

Because things were so busy, we decided to just mostly stay around the resort, or do small day trips to beaches.

The town in the top pictures, is called Hawi (ha-Vi). It was small and quaint. We had some yummy ice cream and then headed elsewhere. But small interesting details, like the wooden carving face on the old chipping painted buildings. Details that are just really neat…that make you remember that this is totally a beach town.

So as the water washes away our little memory note on the beach…the 10 days went by so quickly. I can’t wait to go back to another island in a few years. Like I said…I love it there…too much!

Happy Friday lovelies, have a great weekend!

xoxo thanks for reading


Big Island Part 2







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Well we had plenty of beach days…and then we had some sunset evenings. Some beautiful sunset evenings. The only “problem” is that because we are so close to the equator, the sun sets very very early. So we almost missed it a bunch of times!

Luckily we got one great night, the night where we get to see the man blowing the conch. Oh that Hawaiian man…that buff man. So we were wondering why at the other resort we were at the guy was like a “typical” Hawaiian guy…not overly buff, maybe a little soft, but tatted, and just Hawaiian. This guy was SO skinny. And then we realized that it was because this resort was HUGE. He was so fit because he had to run so much further! Haha..well buff and hot none the less. That was wonderful entertainment for sure…at least for me and my Step Mum.

One of our last nights there, we made the drive up to Mauna Kea. Now last time the sister and I were there, we got to see all the stars in the sky because it was such a clear night. This time though, we went to the top…but it was crazy cloudy. I do not deal well with altitude sickness…because I was definitely light headed. But being that high, was awesome. They do say that from the bottom of the volcano – because a huge part of it is under water, it is taller than Mt. Everest. Insane. 

Thanks for reading lovelies!