Navy Blazer and Cut Off Shorts

Transitional Outfit for Fall

I hope you guys read my post last Friday about our AMAZING stay at the Blue Heron Bed & Breakfast…if not, read it here.  I wore this outfit to the B & B.  It has been unseasonably cool here in Maryland for late August…usually we are STRUGGLING through the heat and humidity.  Monday night, for example, I was actually chilly standing outside at Matti Jane’s soccer practice.  Friends, I had on gym legging and a long sleeve shirt on…still chilly.

Anyway, I won’t lie, I did think of the fact that the Blue Heron B & B is on the water when choosing my outfit.  A navy blazer seemed perfectly appropriate to me!!  Plus, this outfit is ideal for transitioning straight into Fall.

If you don’t know by now, I wear this top quite often (here and here/here) and wear my cutoff shorts every other day 😉

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Old Lyme Connecticut Vacation

Old Lyme, Connecticut Vacation

Happy rainy Tuesday friends!!  As much as I dislike a gloomy day, I am thankful we are not in the situation that Houston and their neighboring areas are in.  I am going to donate today…seeing that picture of the elderly home as well as the man carrying the woman with her baby…  It truly makes you count your blessings.

We did our annual trip to Old Lyme Connecticut a couple of weeks ago.  It is a week we get to spend with Peter’s parents who live close by in Old Saybrook, CT but they come and stay with us at the Old House.  And, Emily, Peter’s sister and her family, who live in New Jersey, come and we get to spend the week together catching up and watching our children play together.  It was a GREAT week…however…

So, this is how our vacation began 🙁

Peter went out the night before to put the paddleboards on the car, so we aren’t sure if he left a light on, or one of the kids did.  We laugh now, but we were not laughing when we were digging the jumper cables out from UNDER everything we had packed.  Literally had to take EVERYTHING out and repack after the battery charged.

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Not to worry, we were on our way and stopped at our favorite rest stop on the way!!  PJs and all 🙂

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Once we arrived, we stopped at the Old Saybrook Train Station for a late lunch at the Pizza Shop.  We enjoyed pizza and went outside to watch the trains come and go.  The girls said it was for Shay but I think they loved it just as much (Peter too ;-)).

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We finally arrived at the Old House and started to unpack and got into vacation mode.

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We enjoyed some cousin time and invited some family that lives close by for dinner and dessert the following night.  The following day, Uncle David and Kate (Peter’s father’s brother) wonderfully invited us to the Old Lyme Beach Club and we had a blast!

The day began with Chandler and her many hats 🙂  First she borrowed Grammy’s and then she borrowed mine.  I cannot even take the cuteness of that face!!!

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Then we headed out in the Long Island Sound on paddleboards.  It was Chandler and Shay’s maiden voyage!!  So proud of them!!

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Notice the fish out there?!?!  Matti Jane just LOVES to swim and jumped off the paddleboard once they got  to shore.

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Shay and Grampy…Shay’s middle name is Christopher, named after his Grampy!!

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Soon it was time to pack up, get dressed and head home.

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We stopped on the way home and picked up Lobsters.  Because…when in New England…

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They did each take turns putting the lobsters into the pot, but there were many lobsters dropped which lent for fewer picture opportunities as I was chasing and grabbing lobsters…hahaha

The following day was the DINOSAUR PARK!!!  We had visited there 2 years ago and could not wait to return!!

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COUSINS!!

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And ended the day at the water park there on site.

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The following day we took a Ferry from New London, Connecticut to Block Island, Rhode Island.  You guys, this day was SO FUN!! If you were following on Instastories or Facebook stories, you saw that we saw US Navy submarines emerging out of the water on our ride.  The Ferry is located close to a Sub Base so we totally lucked out!!  Talk about COOL!!

Once we arrived, we went to pick up our bikes we had reserved the day before and went out to explore the island on bikes!!  Being that we only had bikes, everything had to be in a backpack, and well, Matti Jane had brought her Shopkins one for her toys, so that’s what I rocked!!

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We headed to the beach and enjoyed an overcast day…perfect weather!!

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From there, we ate lunch and got energy to bike to the Mohegan Cliffs.  It was definitely an uphill ride but worth every second.  The Mohegan Bluffs are clay cliffs that are on the Atlantic Ocean, also home of their Wind Farm.  You have to take 141 stairs to get down (and back up…haha) but sooooo amazing!!

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Notice the clay on their faces…they said that is what their mommy’s put on their faces at night.  I am thinking the hubby’s may have told them that joke 😉

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The following day was the day before we headed home.  We woke up early and headed to get donuts at Grampy’s favorite donut shop.

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From there we headed to a local pond and did lots of fishing with Grampy.  The kids had a BLAST and actually caught a lot of fish!!  (Not to worry, we threw them all back)

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Old Lyme Connecticut Vacation

That afternoon we decided to stay home and enjoy the Old House.  With the Old House comes an old super cool red truck that we all love to play on (and the guys love to drive!!) and a go-kart.  Fun all around!!

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We look forward to this vacation every year.  The Old House is such a special place and as Peter grew up making memories there, now I treasure that our children will as well.

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Until next year Old House…

Current Boutique Pink Coat

Current Boutique Pink Coat

Another fabulous and chic second hand find at Current Boutique!!   This coat is so gorgeous in person and it arrived in absolutely perfect condition.   If you read my post here, you know that this is my second piece from Current Boutique and it is another quality find!!

One of the indications that you know you are working with a great company in Current Boutique is that their pieces are affordable.  This Laundry by Shelli Segal pink paisley coat retails new for about $300 and I scored this one for under $100.   SCORE!!

I love the timeless paisley pattern and the pink is the perfect pop of color to cheer me up on those dreary Fall and Winter days.  And then, to pull it back out in Spring,

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How professional and neat is the packaging?!?!  Small things like that tell me that Current Boutique takes their presentation very seriously which I think is very important!!  The black is so darn chic.

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The belt just gets me!!  I think it brings the coat up a notch…even though it is already fantastic 😉

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Photography by Tom Turk

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