Wednesday, April 10, 2013

A liiiiitle behind but I'll catch you up

I know, I know...
It has been a few weeks since my vacation. I have been a complete slacker at getting a post typed up about it. Things have been a little crazy since we got back. Brad's great aunt is very sick and they had to call in hospice. Brad's brother is getting married this Saturday. Work, work, and more work. Oh and then I decided to start selling this amazing product called It Works

Back to the vacation. Brad and I went to Orange Beach, Alabama to celebrate our 1 year weadding anniversary. His aunt has a condo on the beach and is so sweet to let us go use it. Orange Beach is about an 8 1/2 hour drive from where we live in Arkansas so it really isn't bad at all. I was so ready to go on a vacation - the timing couldn't have been more perfect. The weather on the other hand didn't exactly cooperate with us. You go to the beach to get a tan...not come back from vacation and immediately go to the tanning bed.  Other than that I have no complaints. We had an amazing time together.
 
If you follow me on Instagram  then you have likely seen many of these pictures. If not get ready for an overload

. Saying goodbye to my sweet Bentley for the next 5 days. I hate leaving him
. A rainy drive. Please don't follow us all the way to the Beach
. Our home away from home for the week
.Going up - Penthouse rooms/view - I'll take it
. A little sneak peak of this chic beach retreat
.Overcast evening but we are loving it anyway
.My first fruity beverage of the trip
. This grouper was to die for
.Gorgeous Orange Beach Sunrise
.It was a little cool - so glad I packed layers!!
. It's never too early for a glass of wine on vacay
. Beach attire. Bikini, floppy hat, big sunnies
. Holding hands with my love
. "Refreshing" morning
. Love this little dress!
.These white pants were a blessing in my travel bag during this trip! Thank god I packed more than just dresses
. Shopping outlet style. I wasn't impressed this year
. Trading pine trees for palm trees
. New Ray Ban Jacki O's :) 
. Pretty bird
. Gotta stop by the hang out 
.One of the only pictures Brad would take with me!
. Love me a pretty maxi dress!
.Gorgeous Orange Beach sunrise
. I could get used to this view when drinking my morning coffee
. Hubby asked for breakfast - this is what he got. Definitely not the norm
. This is my "I'm over this cool weather face" ...beach walking attire
. Gorgeous view during our walk
. This tumbler was the perfect purchase before our vacay
. I still haven't finished this book....fail...
. Laying out in 60 degree weather... brrrr
. Just gorgeous
. Another perfect vacation tumbler purchase
.Brad didn't want to take pictures so I was being sneaky and got a few of him
. Writing messages in the sand
. Sunroof open - it's a good day!
. Brad always picks out the best car
. Getting ready for our anniversary date night. This robe reminds me of getting ready for our wedding
. Anniversary night dress. Thanks to my IG girls for talking me into buying it
. If you ever go to Orange Beach you MUST go to Cobalt - it's our fave
. View from dinner
. Outside a restaurant one night
. Sex on the Beach. My other love
. We frequented the Froyo Place
. Outfit of the night one of the nights
. Gorgeous Palms
. Brad was so excited to eat these crawfish. I was brave and tried them. Not as bad as they look
. Cosmos is another restaurant that is a must try
. Gorgeous Beach Pic

. I can't believe it has already been a year!!
. We brought the top layer of our wedding cake with us to eat on our anniversary
. It was too cool to lay on the beach so we were soaking up the sun on the balcony
. Evening with a few other men. Ben & Jerry
. Leaving to head back home before the sun was even up
. Sad our vacation was ending
. So so so so happy to have my baby boy back
 
 
 We had a great time on our vacation.
Reminisced over our first year together
Talked more about our future
Had plenty of "us" time
He completely spoiled me
Wined and dined

....perfection
 
 

13 comments:

  1. Such pretty pictures!! Looks like y'all had a great time!

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  2. Looks like you had a great time, even with the cold weather. We did too. I keep looking at my pictures and wanting to go back (but with warmer weather this time). Praying for your aunt!

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  3. What an awesome trip!! I want a vaca sooo badly!
    I'm also loving all of your outfits- especially your bathing suit!!

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  4. Looks like it was gorgeous and y'all had an awesome time!

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  5. Looks like a fantastic vacation! It's cold and rainy in TX today, I would do just about anything to be on a beach right now!

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  6. You know I stalked you during this trip! ;)

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  7. Love your beach trip! Happy 1 year! :)

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  8. Fantastic trip!! Great time!
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  9. Loving all the pictures, perfect get away!

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  10. Oooh I love Orange Beach - the most perfect sand & gorgeous sunsets! Looks like it was a wonderful time!
    Congrats on your first year together!
    xx
    Here&Now

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  11. Hi Amber,
    My name is Jane and I'm with Dwellable.
    I was looking for blogs about Orange Beach to share on our site and I came across your post...If you're open to it, shoot me an email at jane(at)dwellable(dot)com.
    Hope to hear from you soon!
    Jane

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  12. Oh my gosh...what an amazing vacation!
    Where did you guys go again? I'm sure it's on the east coast somewhere....far enough away from me on the west coast hahah

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