Friday, July 25, 2014

Friday Five - In Florida!


Happy Friday!!
I'm blogging from Florida today - so pardon all the iPhone pics - I can't get my big girl camera to upload :(  

Here's what we've been up to the past week!

1. Family Picnic!

Before we left for our big trip, John had a work picnic in Princeton out at a gorgeous lake!  It was so much fun, and we were able to snap a cute family pic :)  

We love stripes!


I wore my new favorite lip color - Rimmel Show Off Liquid Lipstick in "Apocalyptic"!
So fun and bright for summer!



2. Jet-setting

We left Tuesday for Pensacola, Florida!  It's my hometown - and it's always so much fun to travel back home, especially when home is at the beach!
My cute travel buddy....


It's just me and Andrew for this trip - so needless to say, this Mama was so happy for the plane to touch down after a long and stressful travel day!!  We made it though - and Andrew did great! 


3. Blogger play date!

Our first morning in Florida was spent meeting up with one of my favorite blogger ladies!  Annie and her precious son, Brody, from Home of Malones!  We met up for a music class, and the babies had so much fun!!  Yay for this blogging world, bringing new friends together!



4. Birthdays and Pool Fun

Back home, we celebrated my sweet Mom's birthday!  We had delicious shrimp pasta, grilled veggies, and I made a Chocolate Cake :)

I'm trying to get all the fresh seafood in that I can get while I'm home - there's just nothing like shrimp, crabs, and lobster fresh from the Gulf!



We've already had lots of beautiful weather - perfect for pool time!





5. Beach Day!

Yesterday was the most PERFECT beach day!
Check out this water!!






It was so gorgeous - 
we played in the sand, swam in the ocean, had a picnic lunch



...and even took a nap!





Dinner was at the Oar House - one of my faves!
I had a fried fish basket - shrimp, hushpuppies, fries....go big or go home, right!!??








"Catch of the Day!"



It's been such a fun week so far!!
We've got a few more days, so hopefully I'll post again while we are still here!

Hope y'all are having a great week!
HAPPY WEEKEND!

Linking up with Amanda from






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16 comments:

Ally Harding said...

Love that you met Annie! Looks like you're having a great trip! The water is so clear and blue! Have a great weekend! Life as I know it

Annie {Home of Malones} said...

ahh such a fun Friday Five!! Especially because it includes me :) haha. I know you are loving your time at the beach and Andrew is having a blast with his grandparents. Enjoy the weekend and have fun at your shower !

BLovedBoston said...

Looks like you guys are having so much fun in Florida!! I am loving your car selfie -you look gorgeous!! So exciting that you met up with Annie - love how small the world have become through blogging!! Have a wonderful weekend!

Annie said...

That water is crystal clear! Love lil blogger meetups!

MakeMeUpMia said...

Aw how fun!! Love the pics, and your bold lip is perfection. I can't wait to move to Pensacola!

Mree said...

Looks like a super fun time. Great pictures!! Enjoy your time with your family.

Best, Mree

Ashley said...

That beach looks amazing! I'm off to the beach this weekend and next week, and this post just got me so excited! Loving that lip color too, by the way. Gorge!

Nat said...

Looks like such a great trip! Andrew just keeps getting cuter and cuter! I'm so jealous you and Annie (and the boys) met- you're both of some of my favorite girls!

Amanda Elizabeth - Meet @ the Barre said...

Yeah love that you are down here!!! Oh and that lip color is amazing making a note of it. Thanks so much for linking up!

Jayme and Mendi said...

We love seeing all of the memories you are making! Andrew is a doll!! Love seeing your sweet parents too. So happy you are there and having such a wonderful trip.

Jayme & Mendi @ Her Late Night Cravings

Glitterista said...

Andrew is such a doll baby! Love every photo, but especially on the plane. He looks as if he knows how exciting it is to visit his grandparents and the beach! ;)

birdie to be said...

Love your matching stripes and beach cover up. Looks like a great weekend!

Liesl said...

I hope Florida is treating you well, looks like so much fun...so many adorable pictures! Hope your mother had a truly magical birthday! :)

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Pink and Fabulous said...

Looks like a wonderful trip!! So fun that you got to meet up with Annie!!

Sienna said...

you are the cutest little family! love your lipstick too