Tuesday, August 30, 2011


I am quite behind on posting again. These are a week old. But HEY that hurricane slowed us down! the point is we had a nice weekend getaway at some point, and there are pictures and stories to be had. riiiight?

Ok, first off, I saw the most incredible spider web I have ever ever seen right outside Ryan's Aunt and Uncle's house. We stayed at their house in Nazareth, PA for a night and enjoyed family company and gorgeous, lush, green, misty countryside views. I think this dew covered spiderweb was my favourite part. It looked like a huge, delicate, detailed piece of jewelry.

such a gorgeous piece of art! I seriously spent an hour or more photographing and filming it and exclaiming how amazingly intricate and beautiful it was, and then Ryan was nice enough to volunteer snapping some outfit shots for me with the natural wonder.
Later that morning we went to a castle! A castle made of concrete and built at the turn of the century by the local tile/ ceramics tycoon, Henry Mercer. He collected and made his own tiles and became so obsessed he lined the whole belly of his castle with them. The castle is a museum now and holds tours.

(Ryan's cousin Noah. they are peas in a pod)

Outfit details:
dress: thrifted/ vintage
belt: thrifted
sunglasses: H&M


  1. WOW That castle looks amazing. I love the dress you are wearing too. The spider web is so beautifully intricate, what lovely photos you have taken.

  2. I'm not a big fan of spiders but I have to admit this web is a work of art. It looks like a strings of interwoven pearls with all the lovely raindrops. I love your dress too... I always sigh a little though when I see a pretty dress and then discover it's been thrifted and I can't have it too :)


  3. The spider web photos really are stunning...wow. And I love your vintage dress! The mix of patterns is great, and it looks so cool and summery.

  4. what beautiful pictures! i love the outfit posts behind the web! and that beautiful vintage dress looks perfect on you!

  5. Goodness, that spider web truly is beautiful. Nature can be just breathtaking at times.
    I love your dress! This place looks incredible. xx

  6. Gorgeous is right! I love this. It's also like you knew you were gonna see that spiderweb and wore the perfect outfit to compliment it, too. Nice!

  7. These pictures are amazing!! That web is so beautiful, and I love your dress too!
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  8. These photos are amazing! I always feel super guilty when I run into a spiders web in the mornings. All that hard work!
    That castle is seriously awesome too. Love your dress.

  9. beautiful pictures! especially the ones with the spider web! and your dress is just lovely!

  10. It was a really pretty spiderweb indeed! It reminded me of Charlotte's Web haha. Your blue dress is really cute too!

  11. that web is amazing. it could really hold up in the wind. what a fun trip. that castle looks quite amazing as well. i'm sure it's fun to see your husband get along well with his cousin. my hubs is a triplet and when his other brothers are around he has such a great time.

  12. these pictures are beyond stunning. and your dress is perfection. so cute. so happy i found your blog. i'm totally following. I'd love if you'd check out my celebrity fashion and style blog and see if your interested in following. Thanks love. xoxo


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  13. I don't know why but I love photos of spider webs and those are so beautiful.
    You look great in that dress and I like your hair!


  14. Amazing picture! I love your outfit and your hair! :)

  15. That castle is EPIC! And so is that dress. The perfect length, shape, color, and pattern. ERG, it's one of those times when I'm sad it is thrifted because I can't just go buy the same one haha.

  16. spider webs are so amazing. I love your dress.

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  18. you are so, so lovely. these pictures are stunning, too!

  19. spiderwebs like that always make me think of Flaherty

  20. The scenery of your photos is beautiful and you look feminine and elegant in that dress!
    But that spider web is unbelievable! I haven't seen anything like it and you did such a great job capturing it with your camera:)

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  21. i saw this last week and forgot to tell you your dress is beautiful!

  22. Oh my goodness, that web is incredible! reminds me of winter mornings on my way to college, 4 years ago. the stillness in the mornings...ah, thank you for reminding me of those days!

    Annah xx