02.17.2014

Weekend Recap

If you know Shannon and me, you know that our friends and family are the most important things in our lives. From family dinners to family vacations, date nights to wine and movie nights, we celebrate these important relationships everyday in ways big and small. If you read our posts last week, you noticed out love [obsession] with Valentine’s Day because it allows us to celebrate love in all forms. This weekend, we both did that in ways important and relevant to our lives. Shannon and TJ celebrated 9 years together in Carmel by the Sea, and indulged in wine tasting, beachside hikes, and exploration of the quaint and beautiful city. I celebrated my friendships with drinks and food with girl friends, and honored the temporary return of one of my oldest and dearest friends who currently lives in New York. It was truly a weekend of celebrating love in all of its forms, and I cannot think of a better way to spend a weekend!

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{The weekend started off with some brightening of Shannon and TJ’s apartment with new decorative accent pillows and fun table books. We then celebrated our sisterly love with a deluxe V-Day breakfast at Haute Cakes Newport Beach! Pillows: Anthropologie}

IMG_3383{Travel essentials: Shoes | Necklace: Wild Butterfly Boutique | Polaroid Camera  | Tee | Clutch | Knit Scarf}

IMG_3559{The view from a gorgeous beachside hike in Carmel by the Sea-the water was too blue!}

IMG_3657{A KIND bar-the perfect wine tasting snack!}

IMG_3513{A gourmet breakfast in bed and fun leggings…the best start to a day of fun and exploring with the hubby! Leggings: Target}

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{Poolside mai tais with best friends-catching up, laughing at old stories, and talking ideally about the future!}

Don’t forget about the Women’s Health Weekend Fitness Challenge to work off those Valentine’s Day chocolates!

I bought myself this fun Kate Spade candle to light up my room and as a little Valentine’s gift to myself…I just love this polka dots!

How did you celebrate all the love in your life this weekend?!