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Almost 2 whole months ago (gasp! Man, time flies!!), I took a fabulous trip to
So, here is what I love about
(btw, these are mostly in chronological order...not in order of fabulousness...)
After we landed at LAX, Doug and I rented a car and drove to
2. The Gibson Inn & Suites
After our day in
As much as I loved
We walked into town that evening and had dinner outside, over looking the ocean, at an amazing restaurant called
The next morning, Kate went to work and I stayed behind to do a bit of exploring in
Okay, even if you don't get into the whole "celebrity" thing,
5. Glen Ivy
I'm not much of a spa girl. I've only ever had one massage in my life and I'm not normally one for manicures/pedicures. So I wasn't sure how I was going to feel about spending the day at a spa. But Glen Ivy is simply amazing and not like anything I could have imagined. After Kate and I checked in, we grabbed a couple of chairs by one of the outdoor pools and began our day of total relaxation. Reading by the pool, floating on a raft in the pool, a couple of drinks at the pool bar, lunch on the terrace, Club Mud, The Grotto...I don't believe there was one ounce of tension left in my body when we left.
I think Doug and I love Disney just as much, if not more, than our kids do and we would have loved to have had an opportunity to spend a day at
On Friday, we had a few hours to kill before heading back to Kate & John's, so we walked back to Downtown Disney to have lunch and see a movie. The movie, Star Trek, was phenomenal...and not just for the movie, but for the fact that I didn't have to get up once to take anyone to the bathroom or to get more popcorn. Plus, it wasn't animated, so that helped too!!
6. In-N-Out / Sprouts
Two places I would frequent if they were anywhere near here...so I guess it's a good thing for my waistline and wallet that we don't have them on this coast!
If you ever have an opportunity to eat an In-N-Out burger, you should. No, you must. Even you vegetarians, you can still have the fries! I mean, we have good burgers here (Five Guys!), but there's just something about this place. It took every ounce of my willpower not to make Kate drive me back there 5 more times!
And Kate's store, Sprouts Farmer's Market is wonderful...just wonderful.
But the absolute best thing about
My sweet sister Kate. It has been way too long since we've had a chance to hang out...just the two of us. She made everything about the trip even better and I think my cheeks still hurt a little from all the laughs.
So thanks to my wonderful husband for working for a company that has conferences in cool places (next summer,
If you want to see all the pictures, just click here.
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Okay, technically she is a toddler. But she'll always be my baby.
I mean, seriously, look at those lips...
And then when she finally gets it...priceless!