Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Light and Breezy in Napa

A few weeks ago the hubs and I went to Napa to celebrate our anniversary.  As we were walking around I spotted this cool brick wall and thought it was the perfect backdrop. If backdrops had a personality, this would be me.  A little bit urban-esque and and little bit vintage countryside-esque. (Don't mind the furrowed brow... it was a REALLY sunny day. unfortunately. and my eyes are super sensitive to bright lights. boo)

I'm not sure if anyone is a fan of the MTV show Awkard or not (my guilty please and i'm not ahsamed!) but this totally reminded me of the main character's hairstyle... which my sister lovingly refers to as "jenna hair".  So of course i had to text her a pic of my 'do.

Pardon the next few washed out pictures, it really was a very sunny day.

I saw this hi-lo dress at Forever21 and fell in love with it. And when i saw these Steve Madden shoes at Nordstrom, I immediately envisioned wearing these wedge heels with this dress.  I decided to accessorize with a simple rose gold chain. I felt this outfit was the right "feel" for going to Napa... a little casual yet dressy and comfortable. All i'm missing is a nice glass of wine in my hand.

Of course, every time we go to Napa i HAVE to hit up Bouchon Bakery for my fave pistachio macarons.

And for dinner, we headed to Bistro Jeanty for some delicious French food.  I ordered the Coq Au Vin with buttered noodles. Totally YUM.

If you're ever in the area, I highly recommend a visit to Bistro Jeanty.  


  1. awww happy anniversary hon!!! yountville is one of my favorite places in the world!! the food is so yummy there.. i miss bouchon so much!! some of the yummiest baked goods i've ever had in my life! love your hi low dress hon so cute on you!

    and YES you absolutely need a ultrasonic.. i cannot live without mine haha :p

  2. ahh i wana go to napa!! you look great!

    Sandy a la Mode

  3. You look so pretty! I love this dress on you. I love that show too! :)

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  4. hehehe, i like your awkward look! =)
    loving the sheer dress!

  5. Cute , cute dress! Love it!


  6. beautiful backdrop indeed!!
    those macarons are HUGE!!!!
    definitely loving the high-low dress on you! :D

    Animated Confessions

  7. Napa is one of my favorite places ever. I went there on a girls trip and I'll definitely try to head back with the hubs!



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