Disneyland was SO MUCH FUN! Deff worth going on a vacay there without the kids for some fun in the sun. It was wonderful to let loose and be young again! See the entire set here, all photos with Canon Rebel SL1.
Thank you again to Disney Canada for sending on the trip of a lifetime!
We packed up to leave LA with our suitcases in the back seat of the convertible. The sun was shining bright, tanning my shoulders, and I could smell the sweet salt of the ocean as we left Santa Monica. It felt like I was in a movie.
We had so much fun cruising around in the 2013 Chevy Camaro Convertable in California. We randomly decided to get a rental once we got to the hotel and I’m so GLAD they had this. It was $25 more per day than a compact car from Hertz and so totally worth it! You deff need a car in LA. I can’t imagine being on vacation or living there without a car. I loved hitting the open road and driving to the beach, top down of course.
I loved Venice Beach the most. It reminded me so much of where I lived in Bondi Beach in Australia. Did you know that the real Abbot Kinney was a tobacco millionaire who founded it in 1905? Oh the things you learn on Wikipedia.
Yesterday we went to Laguna Beach. It was fun. Lauren, Sarah, and I had a little photoshoot after our BBQ cookout. I have heaps of photos to share but we are all meeting for brekky so I gotta run. Here’s some GIF action of us girls and tweets from the crew yesterday.
We drove home in our sweet convertible and caught the end of the sunset before making it back to Disneyland. Today we hit Adventure Park and go on as many rides as we can! Follow our adventures on Twitter/Facebook with #disneyvacay hashtag or click HOME above to see the live feed.
I really wish I had a mashup of Drake ‘Started from the Bottom’ and the song from the OC so I could have made the title of this post “California here we come, Right Back where we Started from the Bottom”. We are off to Laguna Beach and Orange County for the day. Yahoo! Follow all the updates on my homepage at casiestewart.com
These are some photos of things I liked from my visit to Over the Rainbow the other day. All photos are taken with my Canon SL1. Have it here on my Disney trip and totally love this camera. It’s my first DSLR. See Tweet below for details on the event at OTR on Thursday next week. I have a $100 gift card for someone who comes to the event. You must be following me on Twitter to win as that’s where I will be telling you how to win on Thursday.
Quick update as we just checked into the Disneyland Hotel and I’m dying to go outside, cruise around, see the park, and maybe hit the pool. Weather is beautiful, sunny California ILU. Nice to be back in YOU!
Oh hey, today I am wearing a Canadian tuxedo (summer style)! Tonight I’m heading to Over the Rainbow in Yorkville for a denim fitting. I’m also styling two mannequins for their September back to School COOL windows as a ‘Rainbow Insider’ style influencer. I’ll be posting a contest over the next week for a $100 gift certificate for the store and you can meet me at the Back to School event on Thursday, August 29th to pick it up.
In other news, I’ve been selected by Toronto International Film Festival as 1 of 50 the city to partner with them for the festival in next month in two weeks. I’ll be first with the scoop on all things TIFF. So, in other words, stay tuned right here for constant updates on all things awesome. Invites are starting to roll out for lounges, events, and after parties. Doing a little press for the documentary I am in the premieres September 14th too.
Took this panoramic on my way to work and check how long the streetcar is. I call this “Never-ending TTC”.
Little grassy patches have popped up on around the trees on Queen Street. I like this. Adds character to the little guys.
Tonight after my shoot and styling at Over the Rainbow I’m zipping to the Thompson Roof for a Molson event then home to pack. We are off to LA at 10:30am tomorrow. No work, all fun in the sun with my BF and best friends. I am dyyyyying of excitement. Make sure you are following me on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and Pinterest. I will be updating them ALL with Disney everything for the next six days. Hollah!!!!
Last night I had dinner with the Toronto group of media/bloggers going to Disneyland, California next week. We have a full action packed six days of everything a little girl could dream of matched with big girl dreams of parties, shopping, and fine dining.
We get to to visit the original Walt Disney apartment (that was only opened to the public last year), rides, haunted house, sunset cruise and more. It’s going to be so romantic. I’ll be there with my BF and besties having the most fun at the happiest place on earth. Can’t. Freaking. Wait.
Yesterday I got myself a dozen roses from Loblaws ($9.99!) and when I arrived back at the office I had received a flower delivery! These beauties arrived from a friend on Twitter just to brighten my day. How did he know! Thank you 🙂
Here’s to making today a great day. I’ve got a special lunch at the Trump Hotel followed by a work walkthrough at the Rogers Centre, and a beauty launch at the Thompson Hotel post work.
A week ago I was in Brooklyn, NY on a press junket with the 2013 Justin Bieber tour sponsor essence cosmetics. It was awesome. I got TO MEET JUSTIN BIEBER. (I’m sure you saw or knew when I was there because I could not simply help myself from documenting the entire thing!) He was very… mellow. The concert was really good though, he’s a great performer. I was swooning, actually.
essence is the #1 value cosmetics brand in the world and I started using their products about six months ago after receiving them at the Canadian launch. All the essence products can be found at Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada and range from $.99 to $4.99.
There’s a new collection for fall that’s jam packed with great new items and colours. I’m in love with the new matt lip paint (the red I’ve been wearing recently) and the Extreme Lash mascara. There’s some rad new nail polish colours which are great because they dry really fast. Look at Shoppers, you will see a massive rainbow.
Exciting news! Meet my first post in a partnership with one of my fav companies in the world, VICE! I’ve been reading the mag for about 10 years after finding it outside a cool little boutique in Bondi Beach, Australia. I’ve blogged heaps about VICE since then and attended a ton of VICE parties in back alleys, abandoned spaces, and hipster hangouts.
VICE’s music channel Noisey, is launching a new series called Before Monday Comes. The 8 episode series is the ultimate weekend adventure of eating, drinking, dancing, music, and partying across five cities in five countries.It looks like a whole lotta fun, and partying, and fun.
Check out this episode from Berlin and get a glimpse into some of the worlds most exciting underground music scenes via Dismantle and Boxfresh. The series is them travelling around and checking out party scenes in New York, Beijing, Berlin, Stockholm and London as part of a partnership with Boxfresh. I love it.