abby-lately: holidays 2016 & welcoming in 2017

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Happy 2017!

I’m coming out of a super busy and eventful stretch so I thought I’d finally check in here. Between the usual Christmas and New Years activities, Chris and I had visits from his side of the family, his sister’s wedding and a visit from my parents. Christmas was great, the wedding (despite the pesky weather) was absolutely beautiful and showing everyone our home/life in Laguna was so much fun – but I have to admit, I’m a little exhausted – I am 30 after all. I’ve been having a good time today looking through some photos from the past few weeks so I thought I’d share a few!

Hope your year is off to a great start!

Christmas Eve

California Christmas

Christmas in Cardiff by the Sea

Christmas Eve

Cardiff by the sea sunset

Cheers to 2017

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I bet $20 that Chris wouldn’t go surfing on Christmas day. I lost, but it was worth it!

My “Christmas Wish” from last year that my parents texted me. My wish came true!

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Last In n Out of 2016 ^

Ojai when it wasn’t raining!

 

The most gorgeous post-rain post-ceremony sunset & sparkler send off!

Back in Laguna Beach to show my parents around. Lots of walking was done and drinks consumed!

abby-lately 8/23

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Hello there! Checking in with some snaps from the past few weeks. Since we are less than two weeks away from heading back east, we are busy bees trying to get ahead of the game and get prepared for our big day. Hope you’ve been well! Thanks for stopping by today!

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^ A Nellie burrito with her beloved lamp chop

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^Sips at my parents’ place in Princeton

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^ Nicole is our copy editor at Glitter Guide & the sister of my best friend whose wedding we were in in NJ!

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^ College Besties!IMG_9067

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^ It’s getting really real right now! The ring box is by Mrs. Box

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Pictures from the opening of the Plum Pretty Sugar opening in Orange County

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^ Fun times at Table Rock Beach in Laguna

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^ A pop of lilac thanks to this gifted Kate Spade bag.

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^ Neighbors moving out nicely gave this wicker set to us for free! I’m obsessed with it!

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^ Nellie met our neighbor’s tortoise….wasn’t sure what to think!

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^ The moment I found out that the Starbucks near Chris’ new office has coffee and wine….it’s like, the dream…

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^ Bringing out our fire pit for the first time and making Saturday night s’mores with our upstairs neighbors.

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