Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Belles of the Beach: Preparation

Hello lovelies!

Spring break is ALMOST here - just TWO more days. When it's so close, how do you prepare?

I start planning outfits for each day (like this one!)...

{one, two, three, four, five, six}

I love this look because it can get cool at night in March (even in the tropics), so a maxi dress is perfect for keeping warm but still showing off a newly-acquired tan. The wedges and necklace add pops of color, and I'm absolutely loving the coral of the lipstick and matching clutch.

I also make lots of lists, lists, lists!

 This packing list is a good start, but I like making my own (so I don't forget the little things: my favorite lip gloss, extra contacts, new sunnies, etc).

Finally, I have to get my body ready, as well! 


I incorporate Crest Whitestrips into my routine the week before.

And for my pale skin...


Self-tanners! Jergens natural glow lotion gradually gives your skin a natural golden glow with each use, and for $9 a bottle, it lasts quite a while. Tan Towel is a bit more expensive ($27 for a pack of ten towelettes), but these wipes are super easy to use and give you a beautiful tan!

Our flight leaves this Friday, but I'll give you one last update before I leave. This whole packing thing is killing me...

Hope everyone is having a great week!!

Love, Cait

13 comments:

  1. Love all of this! I'm so ready for warm weather.

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  2. I just got back from Key West last Friday and I wish I was leaving again! Have a great vaca!

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  3. White strips A MUST!! And love that you make lists too.. not just one, but multiple for me please!

    I can't believe you guys already have Spring Break! We still have til the end of March to go! Enjoy it for all of us!

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  4. Absolutely LOVE the outfit you've put together! Maxi dresses always remind me of vacation, and those wedges are so much fun! We have Spring Break in a week. My sister is due over ours, so I'm not going to get to go anywhere, but I'm looking forward to the break. I hope you have an awesome trip!

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  5. I've definitely in the planning for spring mode. And I'm wanting some more of the Jergens lotion!

    Also, your outfit is so amazing--the perfect pop of color!!

    xo, gina

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  6. So jealous that you have spring break next week. We have 2 more weeks after this one and I am soooo dying! I am flying to orlando for the week and it can not come fast enough. Hope yours is fab!

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  7. So jealous you get to get away for spring break! have fun lady! And I might have to try that Jergens lotion, Seattle is doing wonders for my tan. NOT. lol

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  8. Those espadrilles are darling! And I will definitely be using that packing list and Jergens for spring break!

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  9. Glad to know I'm not the only one that makes huge packing list, I completely agree about making your own (Templates never include the really important little things)! Have a wonderful spring break! -Elle

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