Jul 29, 2015

Twin Lakes Beach

Twin Lakes Beach in Santa Cruz, California

Every year we try to make one beach trip as a last Summer outing before things settle down for school. Where did the summer go? I’m already doing my back-to-school shopping. While we did go to Maui this summer, we’re definitely still hooked on the beachy vibes. We’ve been to the beach three times since we came home and might try to squeeze in a few more. My mom joined the boys and I to Twin Lakes Beach in Santa Cruz, California. We’ve made this beach our last hurrah in Summer’s past, and this time was no different. The water was so vividly blue, and the weather was perfect.

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Poncho ℅ Nuraxi / Shades / Shorts (sold out, similar dark or light) / Sandals ℅ Famous Footwear

The outfit I wore has been one of my favorites lately when it’s not too hot. The poncho from Nuraxi is so soft and breezy at the same time, it’s perfect. And I’ve been quite literally living in the slides from Famous Footwear. Who would have thought this style would come back around? They’re still as comfy as my 6th grade basketball days, ha.

I’ve been really nervous for Aiden to start middle school. I know in my heart he’s ready and will do well but I’ve been secretly reading up on all the trends to make sure he seems cool. The Famous Footwear #ohsofamous style gallery has been a great resource for me. There is lots of inspiration, and you can see what others are wearing. All this week I’m sharing some of my own favorite styles using the hashtag #ohsofamous. Will you join me?

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Did you ever take any last Summer getaways as a child? What was your favorite?

This post was sponsored by Famous Footwear. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

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Twin Lakes is a great beach in Santa Cruz — dog friendly and right next to our Seabright Beach. Love that first photo of Walton Lighthouse. We wish we were there now! Come to Seabright next time you’re looking for a beach getaway!

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This post is fabulous! Stunning water photos!! You are such an amazing photographer!! <3
Amanda | http://www.TheChambrayBunny.com

Love your beach look here! Looks so comfy! I cannot believe those slides are coming back in there. I lived in those in middle school! I am sure your son will be the trendiest in the school since he has such a fashionable mother!!!

xoxo Amanda
The Miller Affect

There are so many trends coming back that we wore in middle school! Flares?! Haha I begged my mom for some back then. These pictures are beautiful.. hope you had a great time!

Aww such a lovely post! Convinced there is no better place than the ocean! Great pics! 🙂
CS Gems

I love your poncho! Your photos make me so jealous! I wish I lived by the ocean!

Amanda || http://www.fortheloveofglitter.com

One last beach trip before school sounds like a fun idea! Can’t believe it is almost August!

love those slides! they are perfect for the beach! While my grandfather was alive we went to Galveston every summer. not very glamorous, but the best of memories:)
Southern Elle Style

Thanks! The slides haven’t come off my feet for awhile, haha. They’re so comfy! I have a friend who LOVES Galveston and goes every year.

I NEED that poncho in my life. It looks so easy breezy… and perfect for the beach or just relaxing. Your photos make me so jealous for the beach!! Beautiful!
xx, Karen

I LOVE the photos of the waves! Plus you guys are adorable.

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