Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Beyond Beaming!

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Good morning, loves! And happy Wednesday to you all!

I'm in such a wonderful mood as of late. I'm beyond busy prepping for my upcoming trip to New Orleans and for J's birthday but the warm weather, gorgeous flowers and light at the end of the tunnel are having quite the effect on me.

The trip is only a few more days away and now I'm taking care of last minute things. Packing, manis & pedis, and the like. Oh and I just found out that they have a fabulous pool at the hotel so guess who's packing the bikini? :)

Off to prep some more....

Hope you're all having a fabulous week!

xoxo

Images: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 All images edited by The Alternative Wife

52 comments:

Adele said...

Sounds bliss...sometimes half the fun is all the prep & pampering....and the expectations!!!
Have a fab Wednesday xoxo
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VM Creation Atelier said...

Wish you lovely,pretty,sunshine week,dearest Dawn:-)*

Oh...........these images making me happy,it's really vibrant and gorgeous mood there!!!

Love,
***Violetta***

The Dainty Dolls House said...

Sounds marvelous!! Hope you get everything done!!Have a magical day!! xox

M.E said...

love those chanel shades :)

Enjoy New Orleans!

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Rachel {little bits of lovely} said...

Oh those nail polishes are so pretty! Have fun getting pampered lovely, sounds like its going to be a pretty amazing celebration! xx

sugarhoneybaby said...

Sounds great.Oh my bikini!I just wont
to put off my boots:))

Debby Steele said...

The work week definitely goes by fast when a fun weekend is planned! Glad you are so excited. xo

lorenabr said...

Oh the Big Easy... have fun! :)

Mrs. Pancakes said...

Iove how the flowers look like they are beaming too!

Lindsey Regan Thorne @ be pretty said...

So jealous of the fun you and J are about to have... best way to celebrate a big bday! :) Pools, cocktails, sun, and your hunny! Wishing you the best time! xo

Kristin said...

An absolutely fabulous week to you, too!!! Love those flowers!

Kristin♥

Tanvi said...

Sounds lovely! And YAY!!! for being happy and bubbly!

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Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

oh lucky ladies!! glad to see you so happy, its contagious with your pretty mood!

classiq said...

It's going to be a fabulous weekend, I'm sure. :)
Ada

O said...

Happy Wednesday! Love the colors in the pictures xoxo

Katie*Belle said...

Thanks for spreading your beautiful mood to all of us today! It's contagious and I love it. I hope you have a wonderful time in New Orleans. It's such a special place.

Laura said...

Awesome!! I'm loving the warmer weather too and the winter blues are slowly departing, thank goodness! I think it's all those birds chirping that do it for me ;)

Leslie said...

How exciting Dawn! All the prep for a trip - women have so much to do!! :) Great Chanel polish (love all Chanel!)and those flowers make me smile.

xx
leslie

christine {bijouandboheme} said...

So happy to hear lovely:) This amazing weather really does wonders for the spirit.

Elisa @ Globetrotting in Heels said...

Hey girl! I hope you have a wonderful, wonderful time in New Orleans! Please bring back some pictures? I have wanted to visit for ages!

Also, pretty pics as usual, but especially fitting since I have been craving bright colors lately :-)

Dancing Branflake said...

Eek! Sounds like a fabulous trip! I swear, getting ready for a trip is half the fun. A mani sounds delightful right now!

Yola Thorp said...

Great pictures.

xx,
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*Glam Chameleon* said...

So nice to hear u're in a great mood, u gonna have beautiful time there for sure!!!! I love those pretty colors in the post!!! So girly and vivid!
kisses

Jelena
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Tamra {ever swoon} said...

This weather makes me beam as well!! Beautiful post, I need more of these vibrant colors in my life!

Bikini time! You are going to have so much fun in Nola!

Rachel Jensen {Da Paura ♥} said...

I'm so excited for you! So I'm thinking that we did a weather swap because it's cold and rainy here in San Diego!! :/ Hehe well enjoy it, you deserve...and I can't wait to hear about your trip -- poolside sounds fantastic.

xo
Rachel

Miss Samantha said...

I'd love to be going somewhere that would require a bikini :) LOVE the colour of that nail polish -- has inspired me to mani/pedi this evening xx

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B. in the Know said...

I love the giddiness of spring fever! The sun and a fun vacay - I mean how can you go wrong?! My week also just got that much more fabulous because I get to go on a date tonight - and I am actually excited about it!
Much love,
B

Aubrey {All Things Bright and Beautiful} said...

Ah, poolside with a new mani-pedi sounds absolutely divine to me! The warmer weather has me craving vacay time! (c:

Alexa said...

Yay! I feel you beaming from here! You're going to have an awesome time by that pool, Dawn! xo

Daily Cup of Couture said...

that all sounds so wonderful!!! xx

Katie said...

Your trip will be amazing! Hope to see some Instagram shots of it :)

yiqin; said...

love the chanel polish <3

two birds said...

have a fabulous time! it sounds amazing. and anything that "forces" you to get a mani/pedi is definitely worth it!!

Oh to Be a Muse said...

oh that pink Chanel polish looks awesome. you are going to have so much fun in NOLA. get the sweet treats and drink the hurricanes! :)

Erika [small shop] said...

That sounds lovely. I so need a weekend away! It's been busy busy busy around here. Have a wonderful time!!

Meisha.Style said...

the first picture brings a big smile to my face too! =)

{The Perfect Palette} said...

Have fun packing and prepping! Sounds like it's going to be a great trip.

xx, chrissy

ijinku said...

Have fun in New Orleans! It's a great place to visit-so much culture!

About Last Weekend said...

There is so many bits and bobs to do before you fly away isn't there - but how fun and this pool looks so atmospheric!

Ioana-Carmen said...

Beautiful photos darling :X

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navy and orange said...

have fun! love the pops of pink!

xoxo navy & orange

Annemarie @ Brunch at Saks said...

Your good mood is shining through this gorgeous post, Dawn! Love it!

Bad Joan said...

Love all the pink in this post! Have a wonderful trip!

GTBB,
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honey my heart said...

those flowers are such a bright and gorgeous. good luck with all the planning, the weekend will be great ;)

Samantha Elisabeth said...

Haha it's funny. I'm going to Manhattan as you're leaving! I hope you have a blast in New Orleans with your husband!

Maria @ Orchard Bloom said...

I hope you have a wonderful trip!!

Ali Rodriguez said...

Ahh it all sounds so exciting! Sometimes planning is half the fun!

Karolína Javůrková said...

Nice post

Mary Ann said...

Those Chanel shades are gorgeous! I just bought my first Chanel nail color recently - lovin' that pink one in the front. ;-)

em.me.ma said...

oh i love your blog! that chanel pink, never seen it before but i love that shade. ahh wish i had time for a nice dip in the sun. still a little chilly in toronto tho

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