Friday, August 30, 2013

Five on Friday

Hello from Mexico! I bet you thought I'd skip my post for today. No way! I am bringing you a Riviera Maya edition of 5 on Friday...
  - ONE - A little peek into my packing earlier this week:
 One of the greatest things about vacationing "off season" is that bikinis are super cheap! I scored the polka dot bikini from Victoria's Secret for $14!
I made sure to pack our bags wisely. And by wisely I mean we only packed travel size everything so we didn't have to wait on checked bags - the sooner we could get our toes in the sand the better! Oh, and thanks to Laura for the awesome iHome recommendation!

 - TWO - I wanted to make sure that McKinsey and I were going to be drinking in style on the beach so I whipped up a few customize tumblers for us. Large cups are a necessity for all-inclusive destinations. If you don't bring your own, you usually end up with teeny cocktails from the resort. But not us! We were prepared!
I picked up the mason jar tumblers from Walmart and purchased the monogram decals from Paisley Peacock Gifts etsy shop.
- THREE - After compiling all of your book recommendations, I went to the library and signed up for half of my reading list {every book had a wait list}! Days before the trip the library notified me that I had a few books waiting for me to pick up! Perfect timing. Here's what I ended up with:
 - FOUR - Vacation mani/pedi - the brighter the better!
- FIVE - Sorry y'all, but I have to get back to cabana!
Happy long weekend!
 
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36 comments:

  1. I LOVE Riviera Maya... totes jelly! Swimsuits are all SUPER CUTE, great mani/ pedi, the resort is beyond beautiful & the bringing your own cups is GENIUS!!!! I am so doing that on my next all inclusive vacay!!!
    Have a blast!!!
    Jules

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  2. I am making those cups... STAT! Super jealous of your vacation :)

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  3. JEALOUS of your trip! Post more pics when you get back!

    <3, Charlotte

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  4. so stinking jealous!! have a BALL, pretty girl! and those mason jar drinkies? i NEED some!

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  5. Looks like you're having an amazing trip! SO jealous!

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  6. You must be having the best time! Love you bikinis! You could easily mix and match them all!

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  7. Let me know how The Glass Castle is...my MIL gave it to me to read awhile back but I still haven't...don't know a thing about it!

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  8. Have a great time!! I love the cups - such a good idea :)

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  9. Have a good time! Let me know how Beautiful Creatures is. I watched the movie and was wondering how good the books were!

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  10. So jealous of your amazing vacay!

    P.S. Let me know what you think of commencement! I loved it as a nice, fun read!

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  11. So jealous of your amazing vacay!

    P.S. Let me know what you think of commencement! I loved it as a nice, fun read!

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  12. Jealous of that cabana view!! Your mason jar tumblers are so fun!

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  13. Have a blast and soak up that sun, girl! xo

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  14. Have a blast I know you are jealous of me sitting at work till 6 :( Drink one (or 6) for me :)

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  15. How fun is your trip going to be?! Such cute suits and you are so prepared with your adorable cups. Have a fabulous trip!!! I also want to know what you think of commencement as I have it but haven't read it yet.

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  16. Wow, looks like you're in paradise. :) I love these cups, so cute! I didn't read The Beautiful Creatures, but the movie was really good.

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  17. Wow, have a fantastic weekend! Those bikinis and tumblers are adorable!

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  18. Those bathing suits and the tumblers are adorable! Where are you staying? We'll be in the Rivera Maya this Fall :) Can't wait!

    Megan
    IG: megawat
    Hello Newlywed Life Blog

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  19. Would it be too intrusive if I jet setted down there this afternoon to join y'all?? Surely not, right??? ;)

    I love all of your swimmies - so cute!! And you know how to pack for vacation! Smart girl!

    Hope y'all are having so much fun! Please drink an extra cocktail or six for me and take a nap in that amazing cabana! xoxo!

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  20. Looks like such a wonderful vacation!

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  21. Looks like you're having a great time! We leave for mexico in Nov. and the diet began on Monday! Love those tumblers! fellow usweekly addict right here!

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  22. Awe I am SO jealous!!! Have so much fun reading those books and bumpin' your speaker!!

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  23. Jealous of your Mexico vaca! Hope you are having fun! :)

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  24. Love your polka dot bikini!! Nothing screams vacation like that does :) so jealous of you and your cabanas. Enjoy the rest of your vaca :)

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  25. $14 for that bikini? Great deal!!

    Have an amazing time in the sun!!!

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  26. Yay for vaca!!! Love all the bikinis!!!

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  27. Enjoy your vacation!! Love all your bikinis!

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  28. Have a wonderful vacation! Sounds like you'll have a wonderful time!

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  29. I love you for still using the library! And that shell bikini, LOVE!

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  30. the glass castle is such a great book!!!! so jelly you're leaving for vacay :)

    -kathy
    Vodka and Soda

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  31. did you use the ihome much?! we used it all.week.long!

    xoxo

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  32. Those cups are fabulous! I just asked you where I got them and now I feel stupid....read a little more, Sarah, and you will find them :) Heading to Wal-Mart tomorrow. Hopefully they have them!

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