Isabella David

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actress + slow fashion blogger 🇫🇷
contact: infoisabelladavid@gmail.com

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I’m starting to get excited to repurpose summer things for fall, even if temps are still soaring 🌞 Anyone else? Should I make that my first @youtube video 🤔 ? (I can’t believe I’m considering expanding my blog when I barely have time for it as it is 🙈😩😂) At any rate, I think this pretty @lacademie_ robe would make a great wrap with jeans & a tank? Maybe even over a skirt as a long coat? It would be fun to share options with you guys 🍁 .
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What are you considering buying for fall? I’d like to organize my closet first before I purchase anything else. Mostly because I want to refocus my blog as more of a vehicle to help me figure out my style & pare back on possessions again. We pared back on furniture this year, and it’s been MAGIC. It’s soooo much easier to clean the WHOLE apartment when you don’t own much & that means more time for books & coffee 🙌🏼 ... oh and my blog 🙈😂 I can’t believe it’s only Wednesday. If I survive this week with Ryan away at Notre Dame, I hope to catch up with my blog this weekend. So much I want to write about— creatively as well, so anything that helps me cut back & find time is welcome in my book! #thelifechangingmagicoftidyingup 
#coffeetalk 
#minimalism 
#isabelladavidvintage .
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I love all the food trucks in Philly! Does your city have a lot of them, too? I need to track this one down today... we are in the hot, humid, sticky part of summer😩. I love all the thunderstorms, though😅. We have a panoramic view over a valley, and we can watch storms unfold. What are some rainy day activities in Philly? We were thinking of taking Nana to a museum today... #chillybanana 
#foodtrucklife 
#isabelladavidvintage .
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Okay, Monday, let’s do this 💪🏼☕️ My husband is out of town this week, but Nana is here to help. The kids got so excited about it neither slept Saturday night 😩😩😩, but I caught up last night! And I hope to play catch-up with my blog (again) this week—some favorite green beauty products, books & podcasts, an easy veggie recipe, and some fair fashion fall tips! (Challenge: say that 5x fast!) Speaking of Monday mornings & pods, thank God for @mydadwrotea !!! It’s making my whole summer. I give it 5 😂😂😂😂😂 Have you guys heard of it? .
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P.S. Growing out my bangs again. What do you guys think 🙈? #mondaymorning 
#cofferun 
#lifestyleblogging
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The 70s called. They want their jumpsuit back & they CAN’T HAVE IT😋💗😉🙃 P.S. I don’t even deserve this back. I used to hate how strong I look. Now, when I see my muscles... I’m like, “Strong enough to bear the children. And get back to business 💪🏼.” @motherdenim #motherdenim #motherhoodquotes
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Waiting on Nana✨! This little girl is obsessed with her nana. It’s pretty cute. She really wants to be a scientist “like her Aunt Gabby”, but she asked me last night if it was okay she missed Nana more 😂💗 So excited to show Nana all our favorite spots this week. Any recs for places we need to check out in Philly? I’m still pretty new to this city 🌃 Also, while they both love reptiles, and I now knowwww way too much about snapping turtles, two guesses which one is obsessed with “dine-saws” 🦖. And dressed himself 😒 He’s definitely way more into fashion, such as it is, than she is. It’s all about expressing yourself, so I’m fine with whatever they want to wear! @motherdenim #mother .
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When plants, books, coffee, & serums are life 🍃 📚 ☕️ 💁🏻‍♀️. Going to be reviewing my favorite cruelty-free & effective serums & oils on the blog tomorrow! I also started a book club @thethousandlivesclub if you want to check out my two current reads. I’m always reading a “real” book & a Kindle book at the same time, since I go to bed so much later than Ry. Anyone else do that? What are you guys currently reading? 
@drunkelephant #drunkelephant 
#isabelladavidvintagereads 
#isabelladavidvintagebeauty
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Last night’s date night look ✨. One of my favorite outfits this summer. We had apps at the food truck behind me & then walked to @b2bluefin— or the best sushi in Philly! Thank goodness we took pics before our epic 2/3 of a mile trek through the 94 degree heat last night. As you can see, after only 100 feet, I already had sweat, or is that “highlighter” 😂, pooling on my forehead. (It’s definitely not highlighter. My skin is already too oily. I can’t wear that stuff!) .
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Also, note to self: do not wear a crop top when you’re planning to stuff your gut with deliciousness. I was so desperate I ended up tucking my napkin into the bottom hem of my shirt to hide my stomach 😂🤷🏻‍♀️ #lessonlearned #datenight #magichour #nofilter .
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Throwback to our exploration of the cutest beach town this summer. I had no idea the shore was so nice! I watched too many episodes of “Jersey Shore” I guess 🙈🤷🏻‍♀️. We’ll definitely try to find a house (that will take a zoo) and stay longer next year ✨ Hopefully, MJ will have outgrown his need for the same routine every day to maintain his/ our sanity. We actually ended up staying only two days, because he wouldn’t sleep. AT. ALL. Or eat. Or stop screaming. This serene image was a one-off😩😂 What’s been your favorite moment of the summer so far? @shopdoen #doen .
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So it’s only Wednesday... (it is Wednesday, right?) I don’t know what the day is anymore, because it’s summer, yes 🙌🏼 But also because I woke up to Apocalypse Now in the apartment this morning & am still reeling😩😂 It happens when you’re living in a zoo 🤷🏻‍♀️ Got it under control now & I’m finally sitting down to have coffee— oh man, it’s lunchtime, isn’t it🙈🙈, while updating the blog with an easy recipe. .
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This little pup is all worth it. I never understood what people meant by calling dogs “man’s best friend”. Maddie, our Newfie, is more like another child.  A sweet, perfectly behaved child... more like a dream child 😋??? I love cats, too, but this pup is becoming my absolute bestie. So I can live with the occasional apocalyptic mess. How is everyone else’s week going? I do wish we were back at the beach, though! Hopefully, we’ll make it one more time before the summer is done. Any recs for other Jersey Shore towns we should check out? @forloveandlemons #forloveandlemons .
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You came into the world in a gust of laughter. (The delivering doctor was also a redhead. The whole room burst out laughing when you were born, which is not a bad way to say hello to the world.) You continue to delight everyone who encounters you, so long as you’re not throwing a monster redheads-only level tantrum that is. But that’s okay: you’re two. About to be three in just a few more days. I’ll be able to reason with you soon enough, and maybe you won’t snuggle and kiss me the way you do now, so I’ll treasure the good with the bad. We stood in this same spot two short years ago and took this same picture with the trees flowering behind us. I don’t know how many more years I’ll be able to hold you aloft like this, but you’ll always be my little man. .
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Wearing a @lacausaclothing dress from @shopbaiae as a pool coverup & a @ragandbone scarf 💗#lacausa #ragandbone
A Monday motivation-type thing happened to me Saturday, so please excuse me sharing this bikini pic from last week. It’s on theme! Plus, it’s honestly what I’m spending my summer doing, watching my ducklings swim 🐥🐥
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Recovering from childbirth is also when I made the switch to being an athlete over being skinny & my whole life changed. I still have anxiety issues, but they’re manageable now. Best of all, my self-image isn’t rooted in my weight. That feels worthwhile to share, because I know how women suffer, trapped within bodies that feel like gardens to prune & landscape. A passive *object* rather than being your own tool to appreciate or to build your life. .
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It’s hard to encourage people to workout more without sounding annoying, so let me explain what I mean with a story about an incredible thing that happened in barre this weekend. This summer, I’ve been getting back into shape after a winter spent caring for MJ. One stomach virus after another & a lot of snow days, meant I rarely made it to the gym. What I missed most was running a 5k with ease. All relative 🤷🏻‍♀️. My time’s usually a (sad) 33 mins. A solid 11 minute mile 😂👌🏼🐢
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Back  to Saturday. My barre teacher’s a graceful dancer with perfectly delineated muscles, who ends each class by easily coming to his feet from a seated position, knees bent, without rocking or crossing his ankles. Try it. It’s IMPOSSIBLE. Or is it? .
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So much of our approach to our own bodies is filled with negative self-talk & an obsession with this false ideal of perfection instead of a pursuit of strength & well-being 💪🏼 No one else was in class on Saturday, so maybe that’s why I felt okay potentially making a fool of myself. I had to rock & kind of jump from my butt— it was neither graceful nor ballet-esque 😂🙏🏼— but I DID IT. This impossible thing. I felt this surge of affection for my own body that had nothing to do with weight or anyone’s opinion of my looks. Last week, I saw this pic Ryan snapped on his iPhone & my first thought was, wow, I look strong! In the past, I would have gone to weigh myself, too. I didn’t. I honestly don’t care. I CAN JUMP TO MY FEET 😂💪🏼🌈🙌
#mondaymotivation
MJ playing with this bubble is how I want to live every day 🌈✨
#sundayinthepark #afterlight #centralpark #gingerbaby