Sunday, September 25, 2011


If you ever need to get away from the pressures of everyday life, you can always plan an escape for a weekend. Sometimes, even one night at a quite place can help you recharge, reconnect and feel like yourself again.

For my friends and I, we escaped to the tiny maritime town of Astonia, OR - Population 9,477, the perfect setup for a relaxing get-a-way.

After a day on the beach and walking about town, we sat in our hotel room and bonded over girl talk. It was one of the shortest but also the sweetest vacations I have ever had. 

And the perfect girlie escape consisted of...

A stop at the visitor's bureau - how else can we find the fun?

Playing on the beach

Good scenery and historical sites

Quirky local shops

Yummy food

Beer and shots

and good friends

The kind who have known you since you were young, who won't judge you for being your silly self, and trust you enough with stories of their lives but also ask about yours.


  1. Aww that does look like a sweet vacation! Those are the best... those weekend breaks that are low key and relaxing. Small towns are awesome for that... the pace of life is a bit slower ;)

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  3. Lovely pictures! It looks very relaxing and fun! <3<3

  4. Wow that town looks so charming !!! That's awesome glad you had a great time ;)

  5. Looks lovely and relaxing!!

  6. Oh this looks so cute! I've never been to the west coast :(


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  7. This looks like so much fun! I love trips like this with close friends, they are so relaxing because you can be yourself the whole time without worrying. Great photos!

  8. Lovely pictures. Looks like a wonderful time!


  9. That sounds perfect!! I need to do something like that, haha...but I never have the time *sigh*

  10. Girl trips are awesome! Nothing recharges the batteries like good ol' bonding time :)

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  11. It looks like you had a great time! Good friends and those beautiful views make everything better!

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  13. Hi, i was just thinking today that I needed a girls getaway, and then read your post. As moms, we need to rejuvenate and one night away could definitely do that. Looks like you had a blast! Thanks for the post!

  14. beautiful pictures! I love them!

  15. So jealous! This looks nice and relaxing!

  16. Wow, that is a small town! @_@ It's so awesome how serene it looks. I definitely see why you girls chose it for your weekend getaway! =D

  17. What an absolutely lovely place to have a short break! Yours pics say it all.


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