Insta-Lately: Beach Edition!

August 25, 2014

Happy Monday!!

I know I promised y'all a little recap of my beach vacation with my best friends, so I thought the perfect way to capture some of my favorite moments would be with an "Insta-Lately" post. I've seen these on other blogs and I love seeing their latest snapshots from their Instagram page with a little explanation of each picture (including outfit details)! Be sure to follow me over on Instagram by clicking HERE! So here's my beach vacation, through Insta pics! :) 


The perfect shirt for a girls trip (find it here)!
Nail polish: My new favorite hot pink (Morgan Taylor Pink Flame-ingo. Buy HERE)

The very first picture we took on the beach! Thank goodness for auto-timer & Haylie's awesome skills at timing it right to capture the jump! 

First day. This describes us perfectly :) 
My swimsuit: Victoria's Secret (no longer available) 

Before dinner our first night! I got this dress at Rue 21 before vacation on MAJOR clearance. Every girl needs a chambray dress in her closet! Sold out online but this one is cute HERE. Definitely will blog about this dress soon :) 

So y'all, I have a confession. Bought this hat at Wal-Mart in PCB on the first night of vacation & wore it every. single. day. It was so comfortable and kept the sun off my face! Not to mention CUTE. Who knew Wal-Mart had cute hats!? Couldn't find this exact one online but similar HERE (major sale!)

Black & white beach picture. Classic!

We love each other!
Dress: TJ Maxx
Necklace: Purple Peridot (here)

The day we color-coordinated our swimsuits, haha! Best friends for a reason :)

There is nothing more beautiful :)

This is my classic beach pose, y'all :) 
Bathing suit: Victoria's Secret (find it HERE, color is Berry Bliss)
Aviators: NY & Co. (not online, similar here).

This is one of my favorite bikinis; it's just so girly and feminine! So sad that Victoria's Secret doesn't carry it anymore :( However check out this cute one HERE

"Laid back in a thrift store beach chair..."
We had to buy this umbrella because I got a major burn on my back. Oops :) This pic was made on the beaches in Alabama, the day we went to pick up our Kenny Chesney wristbands!

This is one of my favorite pictures from our trip! Love these girls!

Beachin' all day every day. 
My bathing suit can be found HERE

Y'all I'm obsessed with palm trees. And the beach. Can I just move here???

This was the day we went to pick up our Kenny Chesney wristbands a couple of days before the show! In case you haven't heard, Kenny had a FREE concert called the "Flora-Bama-Jama" down at the Flora Bama on the Alabama/Florida state line! I was able to snag us wristbands online a month before the show, and we went a couple of days early to pick them up! 

Also, if you didn't know or pick up on it, I am seriously IN LOVE with Mr. Chesney. He is my favorite and has been literally my whole life. This is the 8th time I've seen him!
I'm wearing a Forever 21 dress here that is actually the perfect cover up :)


At the Flora-Bama when we went to pick up our wristbands! :)


Then, the day of the concert finally arrived!!! Here we were already making friends on the bus ride to the show. The sweet lady pictured with us was from Virginia! You meet Kenny fans from all over....and we all have one very important thing in common: we are Kenny crazy!! :) 
Oh and since the concert was on the beach, we all wore our most beachin' outfits. I figured a crop top would be cool for the show! 
Top: The Hanger (similar here)
Denim Shorts: Old Navy (very similar here)

Peace, love, and Kenny! 
We arrived to the show before the gates opened at 10 AM. The concert didn't start until 4:00 so we waited all day in the sun and heat. But it was SOOO worth it for the SUPER close seats we snagged....


Here I am with our AMAZING seats. That is indeed the stage, and that is indeed me standing just a mere feet away from the stage (and later, from Kenny!!). It was SO amazing (and more than worth the wait)!!!


Here we are waiting in line before the concert!! Nothing like seeing Kenny on the beach. I wanna go back!!!! Haley & I are already making plans to go again next year :) Since this was his "first annual" Flora-Bama-Jama, we suspect there will be more to come!

This shows how close we were to Kenny :) I took this picture during the show. Out of the 8 times I have seen Kenny, this was certainly my favorite!!!! BEST. DAY. EVER!


I hope y'all enjoyed some snapshots from my trip! :) We had an amazing time. I can't wait to go back!!! I seriously have an obsession with the beach. My birthday is a week from today, and my girlfriends & I are going to Orange Beach next weekend to see Kip Moore in concert!!! :) Told y'all I was beach-crazy :) 

Thanks so much for reading dolls!

XOXO
Ashley

3 comments

  1. Looks like you had a lot of fun :)
    xx
    Sarah

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  2. Looks like so much fun and you all had super cute outfits and poses! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  3. I love your tank!! Such fun pictures!

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