Turning over a new leaf…

The summer has left…at least in Switzerland and that means that our time to return to Miami is drawing near. There was a time when I couldn’t wait to be home…and that’s still the case but the older I get, the more I realize how lucky I am to have this opportunity. To live here for the summer. To experience a kind of life that is so different than what we have in Miami. And yes, I am excited to be home (as there truly is no place like it) but I have to say that I really loved Switzerland this summer. We had wonderful weather, my little Mia and I ran around Zurich shopping the summer sales, the hubby and I sat by the lake and ate our lunches, we had countless dinners at the grill…it has been absolutely perfect. I’m counting my blessings and reminding myself that appreciation of current life is crucial to happiness….and that, my friends, is a fact ;)

French Connection Denim Jacket (same jacket but in lighter shade here)
Gap Essential Ribbed tank
Antik Batik Feather print silk-georgette maxi skirt (see same but in gray here)

IMG_6529IMG_6540IMG_6543Moral of the post (is there such a thing in fashion blogging??)…don’t forget to stop, look around, appreciate your life, enjoy the moment, be in the present and be grateful for what you have. In the big scheme of things…we are all very lucky indeed.



  1. Rachelle says:

    First you look beautiful, love the maxi and denim jacket combo. Second, you are very right it is important to stop the complaining and realize how lucky we are. My mom always says there’s always something to be grateful for. Kiss baby Mia for me ;)
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  2. Fleurani says:

    Martha, I couldnt agree more with on that. Live in the present and enjoy every Minute of it. Most of the People live in the past and future and Forget to live but more exist. Next summer we Need to meet in Zürich :-). What Connections do you have to Switzerland? Is your hubby swiss?

    And now to your super cute Ensemble. That maxi skirt is the perfect transitional fall Piece and gets an edgy touch by the denim jacket. Lovely as always :-)


  3. FASHION TALES says:

    I agree, and you’re doing the right thing, That’s my motto: live for the present, have gratitude, and enjoy life. We all should do that. Sounds like you had a great time. I have family in Switzerland, beautiful place. I love your colourful printed skirt here as well! Safe travelling dear. x/Madison
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  4. Tamara Chloé says:

    lololol you made me chuckle,”the moral of the post””
    Yes I guess there is one huh?, you are so cute haha!

    It sounds like you had the most amaziiiiiiing time.
    Wow so great you got to spend the summer in switserland!
    Lucky you.
    You look absolutely fantastic Martha,I mean you just had a baby not so long ago!
    Can’t believe how you got your figure back so quick.
    You are simply glowing and I love that gorgeous skirt.

    Enjoy a fab day dear kisses xoxo Tamara Chloé.
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  5. Chic Streets and Eats says:

    I couldn’t agree with you more Martha! as I am living a similar situation and that is exactly how I feel! I will miss you even though I didn’t see you, I knew you were closer to me then you will be when you are in Miami! hope that next year I can go around to visit you and/or vice versa! You look beautiful by the way, that’s what happiness does to ppl!


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