Quick Trip to West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Vacation - But First Coffee blog

I spent the past 5 days in West Palm Beach, FL – visiting my mom.  As some of you know, my mom is actually making my wedding dress for me, and with less than 3 months to go (EK!) we had to squeeze in a fitting for the dress.

And, if you were wondering, so far so good: dress seems to be coming along just fine!

Paper Source Notebooks

We spent most of our time relaxing, the first two days I was working from mom’s house – however, it just looks a little different when you’re doing it from a pool.  I also picked up these adorable Paper Source notebooks which are my new favorite things.

I think I could get used to working underneath the palm trees in cut-offs with my feet in the water.

West Palm Beach Vacation - But First Coffee blog

Once we had some free time we ventured out.  We spent a morning shopping – and successfully picked a rehearsal dinner dresses (yay!)

West Palm Beach Vacation

On Friday we were supposed to go out on a sailboat ride that was unfortunately got cancelled last minute, however considering it allowed us to settled into a bar to watch some basketball and we got to see THIS ridiculous game, we called it a win.  We were just out of West Palm Beach in a place called Stuart, which was a VERY adorable Florida town, if you ever happen to be passing through.

West Palm Beach Vacation
West Palm Beach Vacation - But First Coffee blog

Michael even convinced be into a fruity frozen cocktail (which aren’t typically my cup of tea) with “vacation” as his excuse – which was enough for me. We told the bartender to “make us one of those frozen ones” and this is what we got.  Still not sure WHAT it was, but it was tasty, even if too sweet and I made Michael share it with me.

West Palm Beach Vacation - But First Coffee blog

On our final day we spent most the day being lazy and I even took a dip into mom’s pool (even though she claimed that the water was only 74 degrees which ISN’T warm enough – HA! warm enough for the New Englander.)

It was another fun trip, considering my last trip to Flordia to visit mom was 2 years ago!

I’m now in post-vacation blues on this drizzly Monday morning in Connecticut, however, spring is DEFINITELY on its way and I’m pumped!

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