Above is a collection of photos from when I traveled to Newport last month for a weekend for my friend Sara’s bachelorette party. If you’re interested in seeing additional photos of Newport and The Breakers, be sure to visit the travel page to find a few entries from a trip Alex and I took to the Sailing Capital of the World back in 2012!
1, 2 & 3. Since there were 10 of us, we rented out The Architect’s Inn, a 23-room Victorian Mansion 4. I stayed in the lovely Starboard Room 5. We toured Newport Storm Brewery 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. As well as The Breakers 11 & 12. And took in views of the ocean 13. We walked around downtown 14. Grabbed some hot apple cider at Coffee Grinder 15 & 16. And walked around Bannister’s Wharf, taking in the scenery 17. Before buying copious amounts of soap and lotion at Shore Soap Company 18. As well as an assortment of fudge from The Newport Fudgery
1. Easter brunch at Winston 2. Celebrating the return of Mad Men 3. First signs of spring 4. April Showers cookies 5 & 6. Visiting my parents’ chickens 7. A beautiful end to the day 8. Breakfast at Le Pain Quotidien 9. Elvis’ cookie face 10. Goodwill haul 11. Deep orange tulips 12. A gift of succulents from my mom
1. Daffodils 2 & 7. Elvis, lounging 3. Homemade dog biscuits 4. Unruly tulips 5. Chocolate chip cookies 6. Afternoon tea 8. An assortment of cookies that I baked for a local business’ opening 9. A cake to celebrate WrestleMania 10. A rock candy bracelet that I made at a friend’s bridal shower at CuRious Candy 11. A ocean themed collage house I made for a workshop I led at a local museum 12. Picking up fish & chips takeaway 13. Elvis enjoying the sun and warmer temperatures 14. Dinner at Terrain 15. A view from my pillow
1. My boys, in bed 2. Like last year, a birthday dinner for Alex at Purdy’s Farmer & the Fish 3. Coffee toffee ice cream from Deborah Ann’s 4. Tulips 5. Thrift shop finds 6. A botanical vignette 7. My first time at Sonic 8 & 9. Elvis Gene 10 & 11. Snow covered evergreens 12. Taco night at Truck
Back in March I took a trip to Washington DC to visit my best friend, Emily, who had just moved there the week before. Here is a collection of photos from my weekend in the District! To see more photos from previous trips I’ve taken to Washington DC, be sure to check out the travel page.
1. Despite visiting DC several times before, I had never traveled to Georgetown, and could not get over all of the incredibly charming townhouses that line the streets 2. I love the mid-century feel of this supermarket sign 3. Driving by the Washington National Cathedral 4 & 5. Jetties, a delicious sandwich shop 6. That also had incredible coffee ice cream! 7. Georgetown University 8 & 9. Some more deliriously lovely homes in Georgetown 10. Old Stone House 11 & 12. Martin’s Tavern – where JFK proposed to Jackie O 13, 14 & 15. Union Station