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What to Pack for a Trip to Ireland

David and I are so excited for our upcoming trip to Ireland!  As we countdown the days I’m fixated on what to pack.  Ireland poses challenges as the weather changes quickly and we have a variety of activities including hiking, afternoon tea, a hawk walk, biking, site-seeing and a fancy dinner out.

Despite David’s efforts to get me to loosen up when it comes to packing, I still tend towards the minimalist side.  Though I recognize that this may seem completely unnecessary to most, it really does stress me out when I pack too much and I like to travel light.

This is evidenced by side by side comparisons of what we packed on our two week trip to the Amalfi Coast for our honeymoon:

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Wishing You a Wonderful Weekend 5.11.18

Happy Friday!  What are you up to this weekend?  We are going on a date to a new rooftop restaurant that just opened in Boulder called Corrida (pictured above).  They specialize in Spanish cuisine including tapas inspired by northern Spain’s Basque Country.

We also have dinner with a group of friends on Saturday night.  The hosts just returned from a trip to Scotland so I am excited to hear all about their trip.

Also thinking about all the moms out there (especially mine!) and hoping they have a relaxing Mothers Day Weekend.

Here are some things I’ve been thinking about lately:

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Rihanna in Maison Margiela Met Gala 2018 Via Elle
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Best and Worst Looks From the Met Gala 2018

This year’s theme for the Met Gala was “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”, which sounded like it had the potential to be pretty controversial.  Evidently Anna Wintour and the Met must have had similar concerns as they went as far as getting the theme approved by the Vatican.

In fact, the accompanying exhibit will even include 50 garments and accessories on loan from the Vatican.

I will say, while I had trepidations, I was thoroughly entertained.  Often, it seems like the theme is ignored but the celebrities really brought it this year, I love it for the absurdness.

Here are some of the looks that stood out the most to me, for better or worse.

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