30A is my favorite place along the Emerald Coast. Between the shops, the food, the pretty southern homes, the plenty of parks, and the beach near by, it is undoubtedly the most perfect southern town in my mind. 30A is the type of place that makes me want to live here forever.
We spent the weekend in Seaside, which is a small coastal town along Florida’s highway 30A. It is one of the sweetest and most quaint little towns I have ever been to. There are numerous food trucks, pizzarias, coffee shops, gelato shops, and local restaurants. In Seaside, everyone has come to the realization that cars are for losers. Instead, nearly everyone there rides beach cruisers to get to their destination. I have never been so in love with a town in my life (well, I mean, Sandpoint Idaho is also a personal favorite).
Because I was traveling for Valentines day, Scott and I decided to delay our date to Seaside until the weekend. We woke up early, Scott made a large breakfast filled with bacon, sausage, eggs, and fruit, and we packed our bags to spend the day on 30A. We first went to one of the many green grass parks and sat by the water fountain while playing tag with Aspen. Afterwards we walked further into town and ate some gelato, and eventually made our way to the historical and locally famous church. We let Aspen let loose and play in the grass before we started our trek back home.
For me personally, dates do not have to be elaborate or expensive. I much more appreciate some quality time with family in a gorgeous area, taking in the views and good weather with my two favorite people in the world.
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Thank you so much Pink Blush Maternity for influencing this post.
As promised, park three to our Thanksgiving outfit ideas is here. The purpose of this series was to prove that you don’t have to necessarily go out and purchase a whole new wardrobe for the holidays. You can recreate very similar looks with items you already have in your closet. And if you do not have anything in your closet that can be worked into these basic outfit ideas, I have linked very afforable and convenient shops to shop from. Two of my most reliable last minute clothing stores is always Old Navy, Target, and Charolette Ruse because of how afforable and near by they are. Have fun shopping my Thanksgiving Feast looks!
O U T F I T D E T A I L S
Sadie’s first outfit: Sweater // skirt sold out, similar here // heels, similar here // pearls // glasses
Sadie’s Second outfit: Sweater // Denim // boots // pearls // glasses
Aspen’s Outfit: dress sold out, similar here // mocs // bow
M I S C
Oh my goodness, friends. It has been years since I have sat down at my desk, with fabric in hand, and sewing an article of clothing. But last night I did it. And I am so beyond proud of myself.
Every time i am on pinterest I get an itch to be the ‘do-it-all-mom”. most times it makes me feel lousy and insecure, but every now and then it makes me feel motivated and excited. This time around, I ended up calling a friend whom I know is an excellent crafter, and asked her if she could meet me at Joann’s one day to pick out a pattern and some fabric. So we found this pattern and picked out some darling flannel fabric, and started on Aspen’s new, and very romantic, cape.
Might I add, we also watched Super Why and drank spike hot chocolate as we sewed. It was excellent.
Is there a particular piterest inspired craft you’ve been meaning to do? Let me know in the comment section and I might try doing it myself!