Wednesday, May 5, 2010

boston trip

boston was A-M-AZ-ING! i stayed with my gracious cousin britney and her husband erik and their sweet daughter ava. it was 4 days of relaxing, eating good food, shopping, & fun!

i will tell you ALL about it......

we took walks on the charles river.
we got pedicures.
i had envy for charming homes.


we watched movies at home while sweet ava mae was sleeping. it forced us to slow our pace down and relax at home to recoup for the next outing. thank you ava!


we walked harvard square and harvard university.
i ate the most delicious crepes in the whole wide world.
the crepe pictured is the "ridiculous" , oreos, nutella, strawberries and whipped cream...
o my!

(!caution, this picture will want you to lick your monitor!)


bought and savored winfreys chocolates in Newbury Port.
browsed a few antique, fabric, & jewelry shops.





visited walden pond and concord.
sipped the best hot chocolate.


listened to and belted great tunes in the car.
visited L.M. Alcotts home, Orchard House.


walked boston common and boston garden and part of the freedom trail.



ava sitting atop the "make way for ducklings" mother duck.

roamed beacon hill & quincy market.


had a fun girls night out.
ate an o so yummy italian dinner at cibo.


shopped at H&M.
took some of the best desserts from lydells home. o my gosh... so much good food!


went to the top of the prudential tower to see the city lights. beautiful!

experienced public transportation.

had breakfast at zaftigs. chocolate french toast and banana walnut pancakes with date butter!

stayed up late.

had mama to mama talks.


j.p. licks ice cream. (are your arteries clogging just reading about all this!)

it was all so amazing. i cant wait to go back someday and take mark around. we would have to stay a good long week to enjoy everything there. thank you britney and erik and sweet ava for having me. i will never forget it!


Beth said...

i'm jealous- you just took my dream vacation. well, one of them. fun times!

Chels said...

AMAZING! I adore the pics of the trip... oh the goodies to eat!!! OH! That mailbox!!! Gush!!! Love love love! Oh, I am so glad you took sooo many pics! so cute!

Britney said...

i know you thought i wouldn't, but i'm totally linking to this did such a great job!

Tatum said...

I cannot believe you did that all in 4 or 5 days! Sounds and looks amazing!

Ashley Harris said...

Your trip sounds divine!