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

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  1. Great tips! Thanks (:

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

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

  4. 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!

  5. 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!

  6. 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

  7. 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!

  8. 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

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

  10. 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

  11. Have a great time on your trip. Enjoy!!!

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