Monday, June 12, 2017

Vacation {Nags Head, NC}

Well friends, I'm back! Last week was honestly a whirlwind and this past weekend was even more so. I haven't been this tired in a long time, but I somehow peeled myself out from under the covers this morning and to work on time. This is about the time I wish coffee came in IV form! ;)

I decided to (mostly) unplug while we were on vacation to really unwind and it was seriously refreshing. Vacation blog posts are always difficult to write because I can't really break it down by day; every single day was a good mix of the beach, pool, sight seeing, swimming, laying out and eating LOTS of food! So I'll just recap the highlights for ya!

We arrived Saturday a bit before dinner and luckily everyone was more than okay with ordering pizza, so we did just that! But not before taking a quick dip in the ocean! I hadn't seen the beach in YEARS so I was more than ready!


Our first day was a solid day. Lots of sunshine, pool time, and good food. That night Caleb and I tried out a gourmet seafood buffet and OH MY WORD. The crab legs. So good!

 Most nights ended with a walk on the beach, good conversation in the hot tub, or night fishing off the shore.

Tuesday was pretty gloomy so we used that day to explore a little. Caleb and I parted ways for a little day-date and headed to a fun OBX restaurant! After that, I hiked down to the beach to watch the guys boogy board and totally get eaten by waves. It was awesome.



The rest of our evening was filled with dinner at home, more hot tub time, and some ladder ball!

Wednesday was another beautiful day at the beach! I finished "Love Does" on our trip and I HIGHLY recommend it! We got so fortunate that the beach was NEVER busy or crowded. We truly had it to ourselves most days!





One of my favorite nights of the trip is when a few of us went to Sooey's BBQ in Kill Devil Hills. Guys, BEST RIBS OF MY LIFE. The entire experience was so fun! I mean, we even took a picture with the whole staff!



We went for a quick trip to the sand dunes and they did not disappoint. So gorgeous!

Other highlights worth mentioning: spending so much time w/ my nephew and best friends...that we had the coolest pool floats in the city... DUCK DONUTS...finding a giant yellow beach "chair"...and getting a good base tan!

Also waking up for sunrise at Jennette's Pier!


One of our last evenings there we made it a point to take some family pictures! I'm so glad we did because I think this might be my new favorite picture of Caleb and I! Thanks for the capture, Erin!

We had a great vacation with Caleb's family! Thankful for the time we got to spend together!

9 comments:

  1. Fun! I love the water shots. And of course that baby bum on the beach :) Looks like such a great time to spend with the extended fam.

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  2. What a fantastic trip! And that picture of the guys jumping #goals. I love a good jumping picture. Glad that you could unplug for a bit and enjoy your time.

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  3. My favorite place in the world is the outer banks nc! Glad you all had a fun trip, and these are beautiful photos! We're heading down this weekend and I'm so excited!

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  4. Looks like such a fun time! So glad you were able to finally get to the beach again. :) And I LOVE your bathing suit!

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  5. Ahhh I loved this mostly because I knew exactly where everything was! Jennette's Pier is one of my favorite places in OBX. So gorgeous! glad you guys had such a fun trip.

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  6. Love everyone's hats!! :) And your bathing suit is super cute! Sounds like a fun vacation. The water and beach look gorgeous.

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  7. Aw this looks like such a fun trip!!! Love that picture of you and Caleb. So fun to take a trip with the whole family!

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  8. Oh my goodness! It looks like you all had a blast!

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  9. I just love the Outerbanks and especially Duck Donuts (so good!!!)! It looks like y'all had an awesome time!

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