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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Akward and Awesome Thursday

I thought I'd use this post to show off some pictures of my fabulous trip to Palm Springs.
Awkward:
  • Lost luggage from Phoenix to Palm Springs  (really?, it's only a 20 min. flight)
  • Airlines totally messing up our flight home and having to return a day earlier than planned
  • The nannies at the pool swimming and playing with the kids while the moms just hung out on the side of the pool.
  • Thinking you are totally gonna score at all the Consignment Shops in Palm Springs, then realizing that 70% off of $1500 is still out of your budget! 
  • An acquaintance of mine told me that I looked just like her collage room mate which she had just happened to have seen.  She pulls up a picture on her phone.  There happened to be 2 women in the picture.  To this very moment I still have no idea which one she thought looked like me!!!
 Awesome:
  • Palm Springs
  • Skytram
  • Son1 home for the weekend and we actually shopped!
  • Son2 coming home this weekend for Fall Break!
  • Hosting a wine tasting party tonight.
 Today I will also be sharing the first photo's of the
Our participant is Callie from
 Coffee and Cardigans
Check out her cute stylings.

24 comments:

Style Journey said...

These are some awesome photos! Saw Callie's post. She styled the scarf beautifully :)

Teddi said...

nrett, your awkward things sound terrible! :P flying craziness bites, & is so frustrating. i don't like it when people tell me i look like somebody else. so glad you got to visit with your boys. callie looks fabulous! :)

Giovanna said...

Cute photos! Sounds like a fun trip! Wine Party should be awesome!!

xx
Giovanna
www.oliveandanarrow.com

Rebecca said...

That looks like a great vacation, but boo to the lost luggage.

Marion said...

Great pictures :)

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Amy Shaughnessy said...

Looks like you had a fun trip! I've never been. The pictures look pretty.

Amy


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Annmarie Pipa said...

lucky you!! fin shots.
enjoyed your awkward. awesome.

Jeannie@gracefully50 said...

How fun! I love the part about moms lounging while nannies play with the kids...SO messed up. Callie look so cute!

J9 STYLE said...

Awesome photos! Love how Coffee and Cardigans styled the scarf.

Tinfoil Tiaras said...

70% off of $1500??? Gasp that is outrageous, welcome to the land of the rich and the famous! I am so envious of these photos and your trip, I could use a palm tree right about now! The nannies swiiming in the pool probably make way more than I do-hmmm.... Love Callie's travelling scarf inspiration.

pastcaring said...

The photos of your trip are great. The palm trees and the mountains against the blue sky look beautiful, and oh what a lovely pool... It's bleak and rainy here so I am yearning for a little sun and warmth!
Hope the wine tasting went well. xxx

Laura said...

Sounds like a great vacation (except for the lost luggage)
Enjoy your boys!

Heather said...

Gorgeous pictures of Palm Springs!

XO
Pearls & Paws

Bravoe Runway said...

Oooo 70% of 1500 is still steep, but I guess it depends on what it is. And what is with those moms that don't mother their kids on cacao and still rely on the nanny.....ahhhh

Marie McGrath (The Joy of Fashion) said...

Waaao, sounds like such a fun trip!! Very pretty pictures too. Sorry about the luggage and the flight mixup, what a bummer :(

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Cara said...

Palm Springs looks divine and so relaxing! I love the printed shorts you are wearing in some of the pictures. Sorry to hear about the botched flights/luggage, flying can be such a bear!

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Alex Elizabeth said...

What an awesome trip! Lost luggage is always awkward, ugh.

Jessica @ Here(and)Now said...

wow, those pictures from Palm Springs are gorgeous. Bummer to hear about your traveling woes (airline companies seriously amaze me with incompetence sometimes!)

Sounds like you are having a great time with family! Fall break at home with my family's cooking is just what I could use right now! haha
xx
Here&Now

Kimberlee Van Der Wall said...

Aw looks like a great time in Palm Springs - can't wait to see more pics :)

WendyB said...

Is that a roadrunner? Did it say "meep meep" to you?

Peggy said...

great styling Callie!

Hazel said...

You can't beat stripes and print together x

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