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Life Lately

May 30, 2014

TGIF.  Today marks the first day of our week long vacation and I am so excited to relax in the sun.

I guess since Monday was Memorial Day I never shared pictures from our weekend.  We traveled up to the mountains for one of my close friend’s wedding and it was just beautiful up there.  I am such a beach person but I do love the mountains every now and then.  We stayed in an awesome cabin in Valley Crucis.

We had such a good time with my old high school friends.

The happy groom and one of my best friends (his dad married Matt and I )

Before we left town Sterling graduated from his 3 year class.  I can’t believe next year will be his last year before kindergarten!  Gotta love the fact he chose to wear cowboy boots for his performance!

After his graduation we tried out a new restaurant here called Box Car Betty’s that was incredible.  It was the best fried chicken sandwich I have had.  All the chickens are organic and locally farmed, which I really liked.  This sandwich was slathered with pimento cheese, pickles, and peach cole slaw.  It was truly incredible.  They are located on hwy 17 for all my local friends.

We did a family boat ride Monday night, that was just gorgeous.

I started packing for our family vacation. I am so excited for a week to relax and most importantly spend time with my mom and dad and brother and sister and their spouses.

*If you like vodka try the Absolut Texas it is cucumber and Serrano chile. It is refreshing with a bite at the end!

Flamingo Towel | Burberry Bikini | LSJ Hat (use code LSJ-DBDD for free shipping) | Absolut Texas | JCrew Coverup | Cards Against Humanity

If you are looking for the perfect Summer Tee, I found it!  The Bella tee from La Senorita Jolie is my favorite!  I have been living in mine.  It is soft and the colors are gorgeous. Best part it is only $34!  Use code LSJ-DBDD to get free shipping on all orders!

I am wearing it with my Rag and Bone Boyfriend Jeans Shorts also here

Social Dress Shop is offernig 15% off all Zinke Swimwear.

I have this one piece and love it. Use code SWIM15

Zinke Starboard

I also love this mint one piece!!

I just started reading the best book.  If you are looking for an easy Summer read you must buy/download Jane Green’s Tempting Fate.  I am hooked.

Have a great weekend!

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  1. I just love your hair curled! You have the cutest kids ever! Have a great vaca and I want a date to Box Car Betty's when you get back!!!! Yum!!!!

  2. Your hair looks amazing curled! Hope y'all have a wonderful time at the beach!


  3. That chicken sandwich has me drooling…Have a blast on family vacation. Can't wait to keep up via IG!

  4. Your little ones are just adorable…so jealous you get to go to the beach all week! I will live vicariously through your Instagram pics! And that chicken sandwich looks RIDICULOUS!

  5. Christina says:

    that sandwich holy smokes. chickfila has nothing on that!!!

  6. Melanie says:

    what size did you order in the bella tee? i love the color!!

  7. love that tee!! great pinky color. have a great weekend! xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  8. Val says:

    Life Perfection, kids, food, life, you. I adore it all.

  9. Have a great vacay! I have the same J.Crew cover up. I wear it as a top as well.

  10. I saw that book in People magazine and took a photo of it to remember to read it! Glad to hear it's good. Just started reading Resurrecting Amelia – so far so good!

  11. emilydemill says:

    Where is the green maxi from?

  12. looks like it was a great weekend! (and i agree with everyone else, the green dress is darling). šŸ™‚

  13. I love a lot of the Jane Green books! All great reads.

  14. Julie says:

    that green dress and those jeans shorts…okay, and the comfy tee = amazing!

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