Merry Christmas Love Alfie

Merry-Christmas-Love-AlfieAlfie got a surprise parcel in the mail this month, and it was an adorable Christmas scarf. I still wanted to include his Santa-looking outfit (which is technically his Canadian winter coat from Canada Pooch a few years back. So, ya got the best of both worlds!

Tomorrow will be my last blog-day of the year (a cozy looking OOTD), and after that I’ll chat to you in 2017! Until then, oggle at some adorable photos of our little guy…

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Alfie goes hiking | POM Friday

Wide-open-hikeWell, I take my words back on saying that its cooled down and fall has arrived. Mother Nature lied. I seem to forget how long these sunny days last. I mean, it’s almost there, with a cool morning but then it ends up being one scorcher of a day come mid-afternoon.

standing-stillMy mistake taking Alfie hiking on Tuesday when it was 34+C (I think it was in the 90’s if you’re in the Fahrenheit-speak). So the hike was cut short, but I think the little mister definitely enjoyed himself. He loves his car rides and now he’s started to pick up on the word “adventure”, and whenever I say it to him or my husband that I’ll be taking Alfie on an adventure, Alfie looks at me with excited eyes. I’ve also been getting quite a bit of good use out of my Mizuno Sayonara’s. Anyone want to see a review between the Wave Riders and the Sayonara’s I have? Thoughts?

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Alfies-AdventuresAgain, I took the Mazda 3 hatch out for a drive down to South San Jose (I think). That’s Alfie’s excited face :)

Lucky-RingsBut whenever hiking alone, I remove my wedding rings and don’t carry valuables with me. Pthf…never know! Creeps are everywhere man. I get sketched out, plus Alfie isn’t exactly a protector dog size, even though he’s a loud-mouth he will deter any weirdos with his loud barking lol. So I’ve seen these silicone wedding rings around the internet for a few years but didn’t think anything of it. Lucky Rings reached out to me and asked if Scott and I wanted to try them out. Honestly, they’re just that — silicone so they’re super inexpensive (and I got 7 colours to choose from lol) but handy to have around when you still want to wear something on your ring finger, but don’t want to wear the bling. If I was still into CrossFit (It’s too much $$$ here for my membership) I’d wear it to that too, since it’s bendy and won’t scratch or damage your real rings. Scott got a two-pack as well, but I’m not sure how often he’s going to wear them if we’re being completely honest! By the way, I wasn’t sponsored by any of the brands mentioned. I did receive product to try, but wasn’t required to blog about it. Thought I’d let you know! 

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Alfie-jumpingEnjoy the pics! Have a great weekend :)

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Trip to Los Gatos | POM Friday

explore-headerI admit, I was a little stumped as to where to take Alfie the past 2 weeks for another POM Friday post, but I knew that Los Gatos was quite pretty and I hadn’t been there in a while (besides my regular trip to Blvd Coffee one of my fave coffee spots).

Los-Gatos-Creek-TrailThe first stop Alfie and I made was to Los Gatos Creek Trail, but when I pulled into one of the many entrances, I noticed there was a daily parking fee, so after taking a quick few photos, I swung around and drove away to explore the city a little more. While I don’t mind paying the parking fee, I knew I wouldn’t be there for very long and didn’t think it was worth it for 5-10 minutes.

los-gatos-libraryNext stop on our afternoon adventure was to the Los Gatos Public Library. It’s nestled right in front of a woodsy area, so I actually walked around the grounds for a while, with Alfie (and of course getting him to pose for some photos), heeh!

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2016-Mazda3I have a 2016 Mazda 3 hatch to review for the week (quite an update from my 2007 Mazda 3 hatch!) so expect more photos of it on here and on social over the next week, while I go cruisin’ around in ‘er! Some stylin.

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