#FBF: Blue by the Sea

Hi Friends and Happy Friday! In honor of the first snowfall here in the Midwest this week I thought I’d flashback to a sunnier time this Summer when I took a short, but amazing trip out West to visit a friend in Seattle! Check out my pictures from the trip and a couple of outfit pictures too, just to throw in for good measure! A blogger’s job never stops! 😉

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Airport selfie

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View from the sky. Can you see Mount Rainier to the left?

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I definitely need one of these in my dream home! 😉

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Original Starbucks for this Starbucks lover!

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If I lived here I’d have fresh flowers all the time – only $5/bouquet. Beautiful!

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Pasta and olive oils – my fav!

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Seattle view from the ferry

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Ferry selfie!

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Bainbridge marina, such a cute little island!

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Mount Rainier – doesn’t it look ghostly out there?! So magnificent!

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Back to Seattle

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Mighty-O’s Donut Shop – so cute and sooo good!

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The before picture of us on my first paddle boarding adventure. The after, well I’m soaked!

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Chihuly Gardens – breathtaking!!

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Can you see the Needle in the globe?

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Unfortunately my pictures from the Space Needle didn’t turn out, so we took one of ourselves instead!

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And I’m off – on my way home. I will definitely be back some day!

 While we were in Bainbridge, my friend Daphne and I stopped to take some outfit pictures for fun!

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I wish I still had that tan!

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Now this is graffiti I can get on board with!

We had a great time doing all the touristy things like going to Pike’s Market, riding up to the top of the Space Needle and seeing the Chihuly Gardens, which is a MUST SEE, if you’re ever in the area! We also made some time for a little paddle boarding, sit-in movie night with food trucks and ate at so many delicious restaurants! I’m pretty impressed with everything we got done in three days! It’s such a beautiful place!

On another note: tomorrow I’m so excited to be a part of my first Loop Giveaway! I am teaming up with 15 amazing boutiques and bloggers to give you the chance to win 15 awesome prizes! Just go to my Instagram account to get all of the details of how to enter! Contest starts at 10am (CST) tomorrow and goes until November 17th.

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As always, thanks for reading and have a great weekend!

 

xoxo, Hillary