March 14, 2018 - Easy Outfits, I Feel Pretty, Style

A Floral Dress and a Last Minute Trip

A few weeks ago, Craig and I did something totally uncharacteristic and spontaneous.  We booked a last minute trip! OK, so not exactly living on the wild side but if you know what a huge planner I am, it’s pretty shocking.

We’ve both been working really hard lately, he’s been traveling for work and I worked for over a month straight, including weekends, with no days off.  On a Thursday night, I made an offhand comment about how much I just wanted to be on a beach in Mexico and a few minutes later the trip was booked to leave on Saturday!  I had one day to get packed which was no small feat when all of my summer clothes were in storage.

It was a whirlwind but totally worth it!  Here’s a picture of us the evening we arrived.

It was a much needed, completely relaxing four days spent on the beach and doing little else, except eating, of course.

When I posted the pic above on Instagram, this floral dress created quite the buzz. It was a last minute Target purchase that I stuffed into my suitcase the day before.  I didn’t even try it on and kept the tags on just in case.  Imagine my surprise when I ended up loving it so much. Sizing Tip:  I’m wearing an XS, it runs true to size.

Floral Dress + Gladiator Sandals + Opal Earrings

These Catherine Opal Tear Drop earrings were waiting for me when we got back from Mexico. They are just gorgeous when the light hits them!

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Catherine Opal Tear Drops




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  • Good for you guys! Why not be spontaneous once in a while, says the planner, LOL. The dress is beautiful and absolutely perfect for summer. Oh, spring/summer, how I’ve missed you.

  • You scored big on this dress! Super cute. So glad you had a spontaneous getaway. Sometimes those are the best for time to stress over planning. Happy Wednesday!

  • Suzanne E.

    Cute dress! I will have to look at our Target. I found a striped t-shirt dress at Kohls recently that will perfect for spring and looks really cute with my Converse sneakers for kicking around in.

  • Midwestern Melissa

    This dress looks great on you!

  • The dress is gorgeous! that’s great you were able to get away for a while.

  • jess

    Nice that you could get away a bit, I love florals and this is a pretty print! Love it with the blue earrings!
    jess xx

  • What a fun little trip! And you managed to get a nice tan in only 4 days, too!

    xo Jules

  • I’ve always wanted to do a spontaneous trip like that! You guys look so happy in that photo—I hope you had a wonderful time!
    Cheryl Shops |