We Eloped! The Tale of Our Elopement to Mexico (With Video)

Big news! Blaise & I eloped!!! Here’s a little elopement video we took with our iPhone: We hopped around the Yucatan exploring Playa del Carmen, Tulum, & Cozumel. After an absolutely marvelous trip, we finally landed on a secluded beach where we said our vows. We eloped ultimately to save money so we can buy a home together,…

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TULUM : 5 Luxe Travel Guides

Blaise and I are planning a trip to {oh} Mexico for our honeymoon! Much to his dismay, I’ve convinced him to dare the trifecta of Yucatán towns : Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, and free spirited Tulum. You may have noticed I kinda have a thing for the beach, so I’ve gathered a round-up of my favorite Tulum travel guides from…

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Designer Loves : Hally’s in Parsons Green

Looking for some light-hearted interior design inspiration? I just fell in love with this little cafe/diner/hangout, Hally’s in Parsons Green. The look and feel completely embodies California, what a bright, airy, uplifting joy for such a rainy area! It’s such a quirky, fun little bistro. I’m stoked about the mixed media baths, dip-painted chairs, & the…

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Happy Weekend & Happy Adventures via Tiny Atlas

I’ve just discovered {+ instantly followed} Tiny Atlas’ Instagram feed. I’m thrilled! If you have any sort of wanderlust like me, this round-up of adventurers from around the world will be absolutely intoxicating. Via this Instagram journey, you can start your day off in the Italian bazaars for breakfast, gaze over the beach horses in Barbados…

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Happy Weekend from a Happy Beach : How to Pick Your Caribbean Island

Recently, I received word of this dreamy Tablet article Islands in the Sun : How to Pick Your Caribbean Island. My whole world stopped for a moment while I planned my ‘bbean vacay, dreaming I was kicked back in a hammock, sipping a crisp white wine, polka dot bikini clad. Thank you Tablet, for my weekly…

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Getaway : Sail from Athens to Santorini

A few years ago, ’round this time of year, I was planning the TRIP OF A LIFETIME. Surprises ensued but alas, utopia found us after all. HERE’S MY RECOLLECTION OF THIS AMAZING ADVENTURE FOR THOSE WHO DARE TO CATAMARAN FROM ATHENS TO SANTORINI… Did that prep you well enough for a crazy story? Cause this trip’s about to…

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Happy Weekend from Happy Beaches : Kate Spade

For this week’s happy beach collage, Kate’s starting a new “traveling colorfully” category for her blog and this compilation has captured the sunny, magical, inspiring moment I always crave at the end of a long week. Have a wonderful/colorful weekend! Cheers, Court

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Happy Weekend from a Happy Beach : Aska Ito

Loving this serene, young, sexy/happy, & bright board by Aska Ito on Pinterest. What a great way to start the year! Have a great weekend everybody. Cheers!

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Happy Weekend from Happy Beaches : NET-A-PORTER

Ahhhh, life in Colorado as a beach lover. Especially with a cold spell of 38 days below zero – I find myself looking at the mountains through my office window and imagining little palm trees and swimsuits and fruity concoctions with mini umbrellas. Enter, Net-A-Porter’s vacation issue… thank goodness! These three are my favorite spreads…

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Happy Weekend from a Happy Beach : Plum Pretty Sugar

I love Plum Pretty Sugar’s Beachy Pinterest board, full of peaceful, lovely, peach toned images. A bit vintage, a bit modern, very serene, and awe-inspiring all the same. Here’s to a wonderful, relaxing weekend everyone! Cheers, Court

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