Something You Don’t Know About Me #1

A few post back, I was writing about my honeymoon in Hawaii and how Frank and I went on a hike and saw a super cool light house. Upon writing that I realized something you don’t know about me,  I love lighthouses.

I have no idea why I find lighthouses so fascinating. If I ever go somewhere coastal, I try to make it a point to to see if there is a lighthouse nearby. When I was younger, my favorite type of calendars to get were lighthouses. For some reason I find them mysterious and like there is a story to be told about it. They usually seem desolate and creepy. I hope I am not the only one who thinks of lighthouses like that- Ha!

Here are some of the coolest lighthouses I haven’t been to, but am looking forward to exploring.

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I took this photo last year, at the Cape Henry Lighthouse in Virginia Beach.

There are so many more I would love this see in the Unites States. 🙂 I can’t wait to take you along with me!

xx

Jazmin Mac

Brian Adrian Photography

A few weeks ago, I had a photoshoot with Brian of Brian Adrian Photography. He is an up and coming photographer in the Washington DC area, and I had the honor of working with him. First I want to apologize to Brian for taking so long to post this! We shot these pictures a week before the wedding and as you can imagine time got a way from me. To redeem myself here they are for your enjoyment 🙂

Feel free to check out Brian’s work at Photographicbrian.comFacebook, or email him directly at brianw224@gmail.com

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What I’m Wearing:

Sweater: Old TJ Maxx Similar here and here

Pants: Old Navy (sold out)- similar here

Necklace: Charming Charlie’s

Shoes: Nine West (sold out)- similar here

Bag: Michael Kors

xx

Jazmin Mac

Gym Time

Ever since I could renumber I have always had a love for being healthy and taking care of myself. Over the course of the years I have started and stopped so many work out regiments, that never seemed to stick. Until now, the longest I have worked out on a consistent basis was four or five months. Back in January Frank and I decided to get a gym membership to help get in shape for the wedding. I thought to myself it is cheap enough that if I don’t go on a regular basis it wouldn’t hurt so bad, but it turns out I love the gym. It is a great stress reliever, amazing for your health, and I love workout clothes. Lately, I have been going anywhere between 3 and 5 times a week.

Normally, I am a little high strung and I find it difficult to relax. I have no idea why and I think I have been like this my entire life. When I feel like I have a lot going on, which is usually always, I try to find things that calm me down. Working out dosen’t exactly calm me down but, it does help me to relive stress. After my session, I’m usually clam and mellowed. It could be because I am tired, but that is neither here nor there.

Having a healthy lifestyle is extremely important to me. I want to age gracefully in a healthy way. To be honest, I love love love french fries and I could eat them every day. Not the most healthy thing to do, oh and ice cream, pizza, did I say french fries? Nonetheless, working out is so good for us humans. It keeps our heart healthy, keeps our blood circulating and other great things that someone with an MD could tell you.

Is it just me, but when you get home from a long day the first thing you do is find a comfy pair of yoga pants? I do! I whenever I am out at various clothing stores I always make a pass through the workout section to see if i can find any workout clothes on sale. Usually, I find really cute things for less than $10. Which is amazing!


xx

Jazmin Mac

Honeymoon Recap Pt. 1

As promised I am back with a post all about my honeymoon. The secret is out, Frank and I went to Hawaii, and had an amazing time. The resort we stated at was in Downtown Honolulu, above some of the most amazing shopping. One afternoon we decided to take a walk and ended up in Louis Vuitton. Overall, the entire trip was amazing. The weather was soooo nice, 84 and sunny every single day!

I decided to break this blog post into a few segments, because there are so many pictures I need share with you all and my server won’t let me (or I don’t know how).

Getting there:
We got to Hawaii a little later then we planned because we missed our first flight. It must have been 3am when I decided to book the flight, because I realized it was not the best idea to get married on a Saturday night and have a 7am flight the next morning. You know the rule that you have to be at the airport 2 hours prior, which has us arriving at 5am. So that didn’t work and and we decided (or had to) change the flight, which caused us to arrive later than anticipated.

Day One:
First we had to eat, dare I say, we ate at one of the most amazing Cheeseburger places I have ever been too. Quick back story Frank and I love to eat great cheeseburgers (well turkey for me) but if they have a Gluten Fee bun I am so there! After lunch we took a hike, up a mountain (I thought it was a volcano lol) the entire hike took about 3 hours, but it was so worth it! Look at the view, breathtaking. There was a small lighthouse on the side of the mountain, so amazing!

Day Two:

Shopping… As I said there were so many great stores in the area. So, how could I possibly miss out on all the amazing shopping? We ended spending way to much money in Kate Spade, but Frank insisted. Maybe I will do a haul on my Youtube Channel 🙂

Day Three:

We went to Germaine’s Luau, apparently it is a must do when in Oahu. We had such a good time, I would describe it as an amazing dinner theatre. With our tickets we received three free drinks each. Funny story, Frank and I went up separately, he got his drink no problem. As for me, I decided to leave my purse at the table, and had to jump out of line to go back to get my ID, oh and they had to give me a wrist band to let the staff know that I am allowed to drink. Slightly embarrassing but we do what we have to for a drink… I guess (lol).

  

Stay tuned for Part 2

xx

Jazmin Mac

Mission Update

Recently, I have been thinking about how I can make My Purple Scarf better. My goal is always to provide you all content that you want to read. Which got me thinking what do you all want, I don’t really know what that would be, so I needed to take another route. What can I give you?  Again, that can’t be defined until I tell you what I am doing. So here we go!

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I want to provide you all with content that makes each of you inspire to be different and to embrace being different.

Looking at my group of friends, each of my friends have such a different personality, from each other and from me. Which is just how I like it, I like to bring something different to the table, and take away something different from each person I share space with. I think that is what makes everyone unique and fun. I am all about fun 🙂

Be sure to check up the update about page to see what I changed…

xx

Jazmin Mac