Friday, March 6, 2015

Whale of a Sail

outfit idea for boat sailing

It has been so much fun reliving our trip to Cabo and posting bits and pieces of our trip. I have been most excited about sharing this post today. It's not so much about what I wore on our sunset cruise, but more about what we saw and experienced. I will say that the outfit I wore had to encompass a head scarf...I felt the need to feel like a little pirate...ha!!

Anyway, let me back track with a few sentences. We were in Cabo almost five years ago. There were only six of us last time. On a whim decided last minute to take a sunset cruise. We just so happened to get lucky and randomly partnered up with Captain Bob of Day Sail Cabo. We had the BEST time! 

We knew we had to relive our sailing memories and book him again. He DID NOT disappoint, even though this trip was a tad bit more tame. If you go....book him...reviews don't lie!! The whale watching was almost unbelievable and we still cannot believe how lucky we got that evening. They were out in full force...mamas and babies galore. I uploaded a video. Not sure if it worked....hopefully it did and excuse the male verbiage! :) It REALLY is a sight to see with your own eyes.

If you plan on traveling to Cabo in the near future, I highly recommend going during the months of Feb-March as this is prime whale watching season. It's one of the MOST breathtaking experiences EVER!! Plus the weather is phenomenal!!

sunset sail in cabo san lucas

summer beach vacation outfit

altar'd state spring summer 2015

ways to wear a head scarf
Dress & Hair Scarf from Altar'd State (not available online) (similar dress option here) // Mossimo Sandals // Pom Pom Beach Tote // Heart Sunglasses // Wrenn Jewelry Necklace // Stone Necklace (old: option) // Michael Kors Watch c/o // Leather Wrap Bracelet (option)

I truly wish our photographs could capture real life time, but I hope you enjoy the small glimpses of God's mysterious creatures of the sea and a few fun pictures of our adventure.Viva Cabo!! Thanks for reading this week...this is the last of Cabo...for now! :)



whale watching in cabo san lucas
cabo san lucas sunset cruise

Shanna

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Pom Pom Palms

Tropical pineappple pom pom shorts

So, I told you guys yesterday that you were going to be seeing a few more posts with these metallic sandals and beach tote. I pinky promise, cross my heart that these are two items you NEED to add to your purchase list for the upcoming spring/summer months and/or if a sunny vacation is headed your way. Both came through for me every single day and held up like champs. Worth every cent!

I really wish these pom pom shorts weren't close to being sold out because I would recommend wearing them every single day when it warms up. The elastic waistband sealed the deal...much better than side zippers if you ask me. I am hoping ASOS will restock them, but in the meantime, I found a few other pairs listed below the last outfit photo that I love just as much!

Beach vacation outfit idea

Pom Pom Beach Tote

Orange Beaded Tassel Necklace

Pom Pom Shorts and Graphic Tee - Casual Beach Style

What should I pack for a beach vacation




Saturday morning we woke and none of us were moving nearly as fast as the day before. Ha! We managed to hit the road in our glamorous rented mini-van by 10:30 AM (only 30 minutes later than planned which is REALLY good for our crew) and headed into town. We spent the late morning and early afternoon having a serious meeting at The Office. If you ever go to Cabo this is a MUST...plus there are a few other really fun beach side restaurants along the shore. 

We did all our shopping while sipping mango margs and inhaling ceviche, guacamole, salsa and chips. All the locals come straight to you with gobs and gobs AND gobs of souvenirs and Mexico treasures. I don't think I have said "No, Gracias" more in my life. If you've ever been, you know what I am talking about. 

It was super relaxing with gorgeous views of the ocean, the ability to slide off our shoes and kick back on the sand. If you are feeling super adventurous, they have beer bucket bat races, snorkeling trips, banana boat rides and parasail excursions.

We packed up and headed back to the resort for our grand finale sunset cruise and unexpected whale watching tour. More on that Friday. You guys are going to DIE when you see the whales and how close we were. 

BTW, February is prime whale watching season in Cabo...we saw them every single day jumping out of the water from the shore. It was truly magical. 


Shanna

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Sunkissed

off the shoulder pom pom dress from asos

Okay, maybe fried pie is a better word for this post, but sunkissed sounded better. Right? All of us girls spent the entire day on the Cabo beach Friday afternoon while the guys were out fishing. I obviously didn't apply enough sunscreen and not proud of my forgetfulness. In all fairness, I was shaded by a palapa tree half of the day.

In case you missed my Facebook and Instagram posts, ten of us (five Delta Zeta sisters & our husbands) traveled to Cabo San Lucas early Thursday morning to celebrate one of my best friend's (big sister's) birthday. It was a short, but glorious long weekend; one that went by in a blink of an eye. These types of vacations always do. 

Regardless of our short stay, we packed in more memories than I think I will be able to share here on my blog.

I wore this off-the-shoulder pom-pom dress to dinner Friday evening with metallic slider sandals & the beach tote of all beach totes. Plan on seeing plenty of both over the next few days. I packed five pair of shoes, but these golden faves got all the love. I highly recommend snagging a pair for the warmer months ahead. I have two more Cabo vacation styles I plan to share this week. So stay tuned.

pom pom dress and beach tote

beach vacation style



beach vacation outfit idea

pom pom beach tote

off the shoulder black pom pom dress




Here are a few snapshots of our first and second day of the trip. The only time we got out our '"good' camera was for outfit pics and for whale watching....which I CANNOT wait to share with you guys. We were literally a football field away from a mama and her baby! So, here is my iPhone camera roll and all it's glory. 


If you are looking for a beach getaway, I highly recommend Cabo San Lucas. We have traveled there three times and it's one of our all time favorites. If you have any questions about what we did or are looking for suggestions on where to go & what to do, shoot me an email or leave a comment below.

Shanna

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