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Currently, August 2016

Today is the last day of August! That went way too quick. I thought a monthly currently type post would be interesting to do. I see it on other blogs all the time and I love reading them because I feel like it gives a little more insight to the person behind the blog. Also, I’m just a little nosy 🙂

Currently August 2016 // The Krystal Diaries

Achievement: I had my blog redesigned and relaunched plus I’ve blogged every week this month. Working full time can keep me super busy at times and on some days I get home so tired but I’m happy to get back into doing what I love.

Books: I’ve read nothing yet which is a little sad but I’m hoping to get back on the wagon soon.

TV: I don’t know about you but I was glued to the Summer Olympics. Gymnastics and swimming are my fave but I watched a little bit of everything. Even the ones that make you think Is this really a sport? I’m talking about you ping pong. Oh, and Puerto Rico won its first gold medal thanks to Monica Puig!  

Eats: I didn’t eat out too much this month, but I did try a vegan restaurant in the city, Vspot, in the East Village and Caliente Cab Co in the West Village. Vspot’s food was really good but unfortunately, the service was a little disappointing and I don’t think I’d go back. Caliente Cab Co was really good and if you’re in the city looking for Mexican food I highly recommend it.

Currently August 2016 // The Krystal Diaries (Caliente Cab Co Restaurant NYC)

Currently August 2016 // The Krystal Diaries (Caliente Cab Co Restaurant NYC)

Drinking: I was lucky enough to receive a couple bottles of wine from Cloud No 9 Wine and I’ve been enjoying their Sauvignon Blanc ever since.

Currently August 2016 // The Krystal Diaries (Cloud No 9 Wine 2)

Makeup: I’ve kept it pretty simple and light this month. With all the humid days we had, I didn’t want makeup running down my face. I’ve stuck to the MATCHCo foundation I received and I’m still pretty happy with it.

Currently 2016 // The Krystal Diaries (MATCHCo Foundation)

Looking forward to: It’s going to be hard to say bye to summer since it’s been such a good one but I can’t wait to go apple picking, experiment with some pumpkin recipes, and wear cardigans 24/7.

Do you like these types of posts?

How was your August?

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19 Comments

  • Reply Erin Cusack

    Love reading this kind of post- I’m nosy too!
    I’m definitely looking forward to fall, but holding on to every last bit of summer that’s left!

    August 31, 2016 at 11:15 AM
  • Reply Shann Eva

    Yes! I love reading these kind of posts too. It’s so fun to learn a little more about the blogger behind the blog. That food looked so yummy, and I could go for a glass of that wine right now.

    August 31, 2016 at 1:09 PM
  • Reply ivannar89

    I love the color scheme on your blog! And I do enjoy posts like this especially when I can find little useful hacks or products to try out.

    August 31, 2016 at 3:59 PM
  • Reply Falon Loves Life (@FalonLovesLife)

    Love this! I thought the Olympics were really fun to watch, but it felt like all the good stuff was over too soon! Excited for fall!

    August 31, 2016 at 4:34 PM
    • Reply Krystal

      This year’s Olympics were the best!

      August 31, 2016 at 4:44 PM
  • Reply Nellwyn Lampert (@cardinalpress)

    As much as I love summer, I’m looking forward to fall as well! I just love fall clothes and Thanksgiving is one of my favourite times of year!

    August 31, 2016 at 5:01 PM
  • Reply Michelle Adams

    This is so nice, it’s great to get to know you a little better! Maybe I’ll have to start doing these kinds of posts on my own blog 😉 Thanks for sharing!

    August 31, 2016 at 5:54 PM
  • Reply Rachel G

    Your blog looks great! A blog redesign always feels nice when it’s time for an update!

    September 1, 2016 at 2:48 AM
  • Reply Healthwealthbridge by Dr.Amrita Basu

    Round up posts are fun.Liked reading it.I have a new theme on my blog too!

    September 1, 2016 at 4:43 AM
  • Reply Divya @ Eat. Teach. Blog.

    My favorite kinds of posts! Helps me learn about the person behind the blogger if I haven’t followed them from the beginning of their blog journey!

    September 1, 2016 at 8:24 AM
    • Reply Krystal

      I love learning more about the person behind the blog too when I haven’t followed since the start!

      September 5, 2016 at 1:48 PM
  • Reply Chei

    this looks great!

    September 1, 2016 at 10:41 AM
  • Reply Paula (@Paulaa13t)

    I always get excited for Fall, but I’m still not ready to let go of the summer! Give me until after the Labor Day Weekend haha 🙂

    Paula
    Thirteen Thoughts

    September 1, 2016 at 4:41 PM
  • Reply Irene

    This is such a wonderful post! Have a nice day:)

    irenethayer.com

    September 1, 2016 at 5:45 PM
  • Reply Fatima

    I love trying new things every month. I guess that’s one of the many perks to being a blogger. 🙂

    September 1, 2016 at 5:47 PM
  • Reply Jasmine Watts

    I’m definitely looking forward to fall! I just love fall clothes and very excited for it.

    September 1, 2016 at 6:34 PM
  • Reply Megan

    I love this sort of post, it’s so fun to get a peek behind the curtain!

    September 1, 2016 at 11:51 PM
  • Reply Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy

    I am really slacking when it comes to reading too. I am hoping that this month will be better!

    September 5, 2016 at 4:24 AM
  • Reply Lexi

    These kind of posts are always great, especially as months start or wrap up! I love your blog’s redesign so much! Right there with you about getting back into blogging—work gets so busy and we get so wrapped up in it, but taking this time to do what we love is SO important. Glad that you are back at it!

    Lexi, Lex Be Livin’

    September 5, 2016 at 12:39 PM
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