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So I'll start off by telling you, that as you're reading this, I'll be sailing off in the Caribbean. Yes, I'm excited. It's amazing. I know. No seriously, the best way to enter the New Year, right? I didn't even celebrate New Years eve. I offered to baby sit my niece (best aunt ever, I know) instead, because I figured I would be heading off to celebrate on the ocean with some of my favorite ladies (and a Marcus too) and that would definitely be a big enough party :) If you want to follow along on the ocean adventure, you can always follow along on the ohdeardrea instagram :)

So a week before I re-turned in my manuscript, I decided to take a much needed family day. We headed downtown to the market, ate popsicles, had coconuts, sat by the water, snapped photos---- you know, the good stuff. Later met up with my brother and his family, ate tacos, and shared a pitcher of margaritas, where I sadly got day drunk off of one drink. I pretty much stopped drinking this year, so I just can't hang anymore. One drink and I'm done. Anyway, the weather was beautiful and it was just a wonderful day to do nothing with the people I love most.


not into it. whatever, marlowe.

how we build snowmen in Florida. 


Theres this thing that my family does now-- where it's a constant joke about starting a blog about my blog--- and all pictures of me taking pictures of things. Pictures of Drea's pictures-- or something. So here's that.
   
my brother snapped one of me and this nugget. love her. easiest kiddo I know. 
...and of course there is a foraging, plant crazy alex in the background. 


M and I are bumming Alex couldn't join us for the trip. Especially since we haven't seen much of him this season--- but I know he'll be enjoying his quiet time while we're away. I expect a very well rested husband and an extra beautiful garden when we get back.  (We love you babe! More days like this soon!)

We'll be back in the country next week--- but no worries, I have lots of posts lined up for this week :) &don't forget to follow along on instagram :) Bon Voyage! 

14 comments:

  1. Day drunk off one drink is the best kind of drunk there is. Much more budget friendly, and no hangover. I don't see how this is a bad thing? Also, those are the best snowmen ever.

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  2. I need to move to Florida! Such a different world there, the things they offer. Beaches, coconuts, weather warm enough to get out in. That would be the life! Have a great and safe trip to the Caribbean, you are so lucky! I will be sure to tag along on your instagram!

    Heather Gendron
    raisingmeblog.blogger.com

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  3. Enjoy every minute of your adventure, girls!! xxx

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  4. I LOVE days full of nothing with great people. They're the best!! Great captures... and I love the idea of a blog about your blog. Hilarious!

    Where is that dress from? It's perfection!

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  5. you always make florida look amazing! sounds like this was the perfect family day!

    xx nikki
    www.dream-in-neon.com

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  6. I'm glad I'm not the only one who gets drunk off one drink now! It's a bit embarrassing to admit you're such a lightweight but babies and breastfeeding will do that I guess. LOVE your dress! Have a great time away, I'll be following along on Insta for sure!

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  7. Oh lucky you. I have a friend in Jamaica and I dream of visiting her there one day. I hope you have a really wonderful time Drea. CJ xx

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  8. You always have the loveliest photos.

    I thoroughly enjoy looking at them!

    Enjoy your holiday!

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  9. You look lovely in your shift dress. Could you do a post on how you keep your home so tidy and pretty?

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    1. I have! Google ohdeardrea trips on keeping a home clean :)

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  10. Beautiful images as always!! And I'm totally jealous of the cruise! Sounds so lovely.

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  11. Okay, this dress of yours is amazing! Where'd you find it?!

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    1. Bhalo :) Bit pricey, but fair trade, hand dyed, hand appliquéd, in india :)

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