Off to Europe!

(^We celebrated Jeff's birthday at the padres game a few days ago)

Hey everyone! Just wanted to check in and let you know I will be in Europe for the next ten days and decided to forgo any guest posts during that time. Feel free to join me on Instagram @holliegolightly to get a sneak peek of my travels. Can't wait to share with you my vacation! Have a great end of the summer!




(Totally caught in an extremely serious IG sesh. I mean my face is inches away from my iPhone screen....Whoops!)
(Such a hunk!)
(Oh heyyyyy, I'm awkward. And pasty, I swear I live in Southern California.)
This weekend we spent the day walking around Coronado, which is one of my most favorite places in San Diego. Not only is it picturesque but Jeff took me ice skating at the famous Hotel Del on our third date. I even saved the wrist band! Cheesy, much? I love how small and intimate the island of Coronado is, you can bike to one side or the other in probably ten minutes. The view of the bay, downtown, and the Pacific Ocean is breathtaking. It's magical. Also, the Mexican food at Miguel's Cocina does not disappoint. Go there if you're in the hood'!



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The new IKEA 2014 catalog came out and I could not have had more butterflies in my stomach when it landed on my doorstep. Isn't that dresser amazing!? Can I just say that I don't get IKEA snobs? Sure, they're a pain to build. But if you build them correctly and tightly they're perfectly fine furniture! And most of us aren't going to hold onto the same dresser for ten years so why not spend less and get new stuff in two or three years? Makes sense to me! I'm a HUGE IKEA fan and really have not had any issues with it. Those nesting tables are so cute and that mirror needs to find its way into my house.

Do you like IKEA?

Dear Self, Stop "Looking".

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It is possibly I've visited the Nordstrom website every day since the first day of the Anniversary Sale! I won't confirm nor deny it. Luckily, my birthday was a few days before it started so I didn't spend much other than what I was gifted. I did get a gorgeous new bag, leggings, and a cowl neck sweater. Even though I'm "done" shopping, I've been eyeing all of the gorgeous jackets on sale and a few funky dresses.

Did you buy anything at the sale?

*all items from Nordstrom*