Weekend Getaways

Weekend in Austin

Two weeks ago we took a little weekend trip to Blair’s home city, so I thought this week I should pay homage to my own birthplace and the city I called home up until 7 years ago.  We are actually going to be spending a week at Christmas back in Austin and I can hardly wait!  It’s been a few years since I’ve been a local, but these are still my favorite spots around this charming town… Weekend Itinerary Friday // Aaron and I stayed at Hotel San Jose the night of our wedding and wished we could have stayed longer. …

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Weekend In St. Louis

I (Blair) am probably the most biased person when it comes to talking about St. Louis, Missouri. I was born and raised in this Midwestern city, otherwise known as the Show Me State. That nickname makes perfect sense – it just has so much to offer! One of the only things people remember about STL is the arch. While it represents “The Gateway to the West,” St. Louisans don’t spend too much time hanging at this attraction. I am guilty of only going up in the arch one time in the entire 18 years of living there… but …

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Weekend In Big Sur

There is something about the fall that lends itself to the weekend trip. Summer is for the week long getaway or month of hiatus spent in the country, but a fall weekend is the perfect excuse to get away for a quick 48 hours and recharge before another busy week begins. If you read Monday’s post, then you know I have been daydreaming about heading up the coast and into cooler temperatures for a few days. The location of my daydreams? Big Sur, California. Our weekend itinerary… Friday // Check into Lucia Lodge (photo above), a …

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The Savvy Girl’s Guide

Anyone going away for the three day weekend?  Labor Day weekend is just around the corner.  If you’ve got a ticket to ride and a bag to pack, here are a few things to keep in mind: 5. Avoid Unnecessary Wrinkling: Stack Heavy to Light No matter where you’re going, you don’t want to be a crumpled mess; so to avoid smashing your lovely clothes, pop the heavy items you’re lugging into the bottom of your suitcase. Always use shoe bags, like these from Tumi, to protect your garments from the soles. And essentially, work your way up in …

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