Happy Monday!  A little later than usual, but the post is here!  How was your weekend? Holy moly, mine was busy!  Such a filling weekend, though.  Full of family, friends, good food, yummy treats, and lots of outdoor time.  Yay!  Let's jump into it! I didn't take any photos of Friday evening, because I made it a point to turn my phone completely off (something I'm going to do more often).  Anyway, Greg and I had happy hour (cocktail for her, beer for him) at Roy's, followed by a stroll downtown.  We made it back near where we started, and shared a gourmet pizza at Settebello.  SOOO good!  Highly recommend it!

2 (2)Saturday morning we grabbed coffee, and hit the road to Ventura for the weekend.  These pretty flowers caught my eye outside of Pete's, so of course I snapped a photo.

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4 (2)Once we got to Ventura, I met my bestie Emma at Cafe Nouveau for lunch.  We hadn't seen each other in a month, and even though it felt like an eternity, we picked up right where we left off.  Don't you love friendships like that?  I am so blessed to have a few as special as that!  :)  I digress...we each has a super refreshing strawberry hibiscus mimosa, and I had the Thai Chile Chicken Wrap, sans chicken, with a side salad.  I was really craving greens, and I got it!  So delish!

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photo 4The photos above are from Saturday night.  My parents had a small gathering to celebrate their 30th anniversary, and I officiated a vow renewal for them.  It was very impromptu, but I thought it would be a fun surprise for the guests, and my parents agreed.  It was very sweet, and I am so glad to be in the presence of such love.

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photo 2Sunday we spent the day at the beach with family.  We barbecued, laid in the sun, went sea glass hunting, and had so much fun together.  Isn't the rainbow cloud beautiful?  #lovealwayswins

Alright my friends, have a great rest of your day!

xo.  Jen

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