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{weekend notes}

The weekend came and went in a blink of an eye. The memories made will last forever though. Lots of laughs. Lot of chardonnay. Lots of sand. Family + Friends. It’s was a good one. A weekend at the beach is good for the soul.

Intentions for the Week:

  • Clean out + wipe down the both refrigerators
  • Work out + hit my step goal each day
  • Plant Easter grass
  • Book Stinson Beach 2020
  • Get Bay ready for her C.A.S.L Conference
  • Store winter sweaters and clothes
  • Get back ON the wagon…lol (why does chardonnay have to be so good)
  • Plan out April budget
  • Old Navy Try-On
  • Bake with Bay for Omega Nu meeting
  • Plan a fun date night

This week on the blog: Pretty dress for under $30. Easter basket ideas. Mom’s stuffed bell peppers.

Highlights from the weekend…..

Saturday morning we found ourselves in Stinson beach. It’s our annual thing! We’ve been weekending at the Sandpiper Inn for about 5 years now. Just a quick beach trip. It’s good for the soul!

We stay at the Sandpiper Inn. And have every year. We love it!

You can read more about our tradition here:

Stinson beach 2018

Stinson Beach 2017

Stinson Beach 2016

This is the cottage we rent. Cooking and kickin it happen here. We also rent some of the cabins, which are two bedroom and have a kitchenette. They are perfect for a family.

The patio was updated since last year. This is the spot we basically take over from about 4pm till dark. It’s a perfect sitting area. Picnic tables. The kids and run around. And they provide BBQ’s.

First thing first….to the beach

It’s legit a 3 minute walk from the Sandpiper Inn.

Happy girl

Lunch at the Siren Canteen is always so good. It’s a cute little restaurant right on the beach.

They have booze now too. But this was pre-falling off the wagon. lol



The guys did some fishing.

Char-Kid-erie board for the kiddos

We took over the park #hellakids

My people!

Who knew the beach at night is so fun // After I fell off the wagon…lol.

Off to find ibuprofen and mass amounts of coffee…

Morning cuddles

Mom + Kissey made bomb.com breakfast burritos.

and donuts

Patiently waiting for the Easter Bunny to hide the eggs at the beach……

Bunny Bags in hand, ready for out annual beach Easter egg hunt.

and they’re off….

Claire found the Golden Egg with $10.

Our Annual family photo


Always, Always a good time. A weekend I look forward to each and every year. Thank you Mom + Abarca’s + Hostert’s + Fricke’s for another great trip. Lots of memories made and lots of laughs. Can’t wait to do it all over again in 365 days!

See you next year Stinson Beach!

Everyone checked out. Cory and I stayed to do a little more exploring. I’ve been wanting to check out the Steep Ravine trail. Due to a basketball knee injury, we weren’t able to make it very far. But, he gave it a shot. Ha!

The trail is about 100 feet from the Sandpiper. And it’s absolutely gorgeous.

Next time we’re going ALL THE WAY! I’m dying to climb the wooden ladder.

Pit stop in Sausalito.

We had lunch at a really cool spot that we’ve been wanting to try. The Barrel House Tavern. This is the view from the back patio. We saw seals swimming by. Watched the sail boats go by. And I ordered a glass of chardonnay. Little hair of the dog. We had the calamri fritto misto and the blackened snapper sandwich. Everything from the view of SF to the service. The wine and the food, was perfect. If you ever find yourself near Sausalito…STOP here!

And last but not least, some good ol Monday sale finds…..

Have a great Monday and see you back here tomorrow. I’ve got a really cute dress that I’ll be sharing.

xoxo stacyb

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