February 22, 2013

Wearing my heart on my sleeves


I couldn't resist this sweater with the hearts on the elbows :)

 I want to share with you a special place of mine that is near and dear to my heart. My hubby and I stumbled upon this hidden gem of this beautiful cliffside near Santa Cruz few years ago, while driving around lost trying to find our destination. Needless to say, we decided to forego our original destination and stay put here. I absolutely love the serenity of the endless view of the shoreline and ocean and the soft continuous sounds of the crashing waves. I came to this spot when I first had to face my new diagnosis of cancer two and half years ago, which helped me find inner peace and strength at that time. I've returned to this spot from time to time for different reasons, but haven't been back for 2 years. We decided to revisit here while our time in California, this time to celebrate and appreciate life and health to the fullest. Now that I'm back to my regular fast-paced daily routine, it's refreshing to step back for a moment and to remember the bigger things in life that are important. 

Thanks for reading through my little divergence from fashion, and thanks for letting me share with you another aspect that is important to me.


{top} C. Wonder sweater (similar), Old Navy chambray shirt
{bottom} Celebrity Pink jeans
{shoes} Nine West
{accessories} C. Wonder earrings, Michael Kors watch, c/o Stella & Dot bracelet


Follow Style Cue by Suzie Q   

33 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing something that is a personal issue for you :) I am glad that you are healthy and happy! Love the sweater!

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  2. perfect! The look is sooo nice and cute with the heart patches! <3 Love these pictures!

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  3. Great pics and love this sweater.

    xo
    http://pinksole.com

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  4. I love the sweater, Suzie.. too cute and you styled it well. I love that medium shot of yours looking behind your shoulder into the camera, you look really pretty!

    GREETINGS FROM DUBAI!
    MRS JACK OF ALL TRADES DAILY
    http://mrsjackofalltradesdaily.blogspot.com/

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  5. that sweater is too cute with the hearts on the elbows!! xo

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  6. thank you for sharing this story, I love the sweater, it's so cute!
    xx

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  7. i love your story...your an inspiring strong woman

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  8. What a cute sweater, Suzie! Thank you for sharing your touching story. I can see that through the last photo. How gorgeous is that?! You are another strong person that gives me a reason to do what I do for Dress 4 Yellow

    Pink Carnations

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  9. what a fun detail to your sweater!!!! it's super cute.
    so glad you stumbled upon this special place & thanks for sharing your story.

    xo. c & v
    cake & valley

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  10. What a cute outfit! I love those hearts on your elbows!!

    xx Kait

    ChickadeeSays
    ChickadeeSays Facebook

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  11. cool sweater! http://katefashionstyle.blogspot.cz/

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  12. Adorable elbow patches!

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  13. Elbow patches are my jam! Adorable blog~ newest follower!


    ♥♥
    With Love From, B

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  14. love that sweater!

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  15. absolutely love this style! darling blog you have!
    i'm now following you - hope you do the same xx
    www.vicariousLA.com

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  16. I believe you don´t only wearing your heart on your sleeves - I´m certain you have in general a great heart <3

    Like your outfit so much!

    xx
    Rena
    http://dressedwithsoul.blogspot.de

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  17. You’re so pretty :)
    Much love,
    Wengie
    http://www.wengie.com

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  18. I'm happy to hear you are cancer free! I had to the same battle about 5 years ago. You look great darling!

    Best,
    Colour Me Classic

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  19. lovely look!

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  20. amazing views. I can see why you guys went back.

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  21. your sweater is adorable! what a gorgeous landscape as well.

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  22. Lovely look,
    I'm having a Firmoo eyeglasses giveaway on my blog! If you're interested pass by and make you're entry!
    Have a nice day xx

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  23. These pictures are beautiful. I love how clean this outfit is, even though there's a lot going on (in a good way). You look great :)

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  24. great post girl... so jealous - i would LOVE to stumble onto something like that. however it doesn't exist in Wisconsin.... boo. haha you look great girl!

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  25. I'm so glad I came across your blog! You're so cute and have amazing style, love the elbow heart detail.

    Christine
    www.trendenvy.com
    enter my giftcard giveaway!

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  26. I love that sweater, those cute heart-shaped patches are adorable! I am actually planning a trip to San Fran in the spring and can't wait to feel that California weather!

    Thanks for visiting my blog

    xx Debbie
    www.whatdoffydoes.blogspot.com

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  27. Cute sweater. Darling look.
    http://halielandry.blogspot.com/

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