A Picture Perfect Stay-cation Day

Posted on May 3, 2014 by Laura

This challenge seems like it should be really easy but with one week down already, I am learning that it is actually difficult to truly make the most of the place up that you. It is much easier to be swallowed up by the business of life and just go to bed early after a long day at work!

Yesterday on the other hand was one of those days that was truly perfection for me. I had taken the day off of work because my best friend, Carly is in town for a few days. She used to live here, but 6 years ago, her husband took a job in Virginia and they moved their family there.

The day started off with breakfast at a delicious local place. Breakfast out is probably one of my most favorite things to do! The snuggling of. Carly’s 7 month old, Cooper wasn’t bad either!

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Then, with friends in tow, we all loaded together for a quick trip to the Gulf of Mexico. For those of you who don’t know… Slim and I actually live here- but life gets busy and time gets away. Every time I take the walk down to the beach and feel the sand between my toes, I wonder why I don’t make it so much more of a priority.

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My friend Erin lives in a beautiful home in a local neighborhood, so after the beach, we headed to their community pool. This was pretty much the greatest part of the day for me. Sitting in the sun with a cold PiƱa Colada, enjoying this beauty. Ahhhh- I kept having to tell myself that this was actually ‘real life’!

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To close out what could have possibly been one of the greatest days ever-, we went to dinner at Waterside Shops. It doesn’t take much to make me happy, but a stroll through Anthropologie is one of those things. For me, this store is a small piece of Heaven.

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The only thing that could have made yesterday better would have been having my love with me. I am excited for a fun weekend with him! Happy Saturday, friends! <3- Laura