Monday, May 21, 2012

Weekend recap: Newport, RI

On Saturday my beau, Mike, and I celebrated the end of his first year of law school with a little day-trip. First we went to Ikea to get some ideas for our apartment. We got some new bedding and some kitchen items and we made a list of furniture pieces we might like to get when we're finally in our first place together in September. 

After the quick Ikea walk through (Mike is not a shopper) we headed down to Newport, RI for some sunshine, sand and seafood! 

Mike and I on Easton's Beach

The view from our table at dinner


Best lobster roll ever!


First we got some sunshine and dipped our feet in the water at Easton's beach, and we took a walk on the Cliff Walk. We wrapped up our day trip with dinner at the Marina Cafe and Pub. It is a cute little seafood restaurant a little off the beaten path. Dinner was delicious, but the best part was our amazing view of the harbor. 

How was your weekend?

7 comments:

  1. Looks like you two had a great road trip! I am jealous of anyone that close to any beaches!

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    1. Where are you located Katie? I realize I read your blog every day, but have no clue where you live!

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  2. omg you are too cute! :D I love your striped shirt--looks like you had a fabulous weekend! :D

    xo Allison of Curvy Girl Chic

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    1. Thanks! I was feeling very nautical:)

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  3. Congrats to Mike! I know how relieved he must be :)

    Looks like you two had a fun day-trip. Hubby & I have been wanting to go to Newport. Hopefully we'll make it this summer!

    xo,
    Hannah
    www.chillairandperfume.blogspot.com

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  4. Lobster rolls, yum!! One of my most favorite foods in the world.

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  5. Looks like you had an awesome weekend! You look so relaxed! I LOVE lobster rolls! Something about them screams summer!

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