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Nashville and Birthday Musings

February 28, 2017

This past weekend I turned 26 and got to spend the weekend roaming around Nashville with my love to celebrate my birthday and our anniversary. I have to say, I felt super spoiled and loved on by so many. I really appreciate all your kind words, messages and thoughts. This year has probably been one of the first birthday’s I haven’t been super thrilled about turning another year older. I wanted to be 25 forever. (cue all the laughs) Now that I have gradually started accepting the fact I am in my late twenties, I am embracing more and more that these years will be some of the best of my life.

We visited Nashville about three years ago and fell in love with it. Since it had been a while, and we didn’t want to drive too far for our getaway, we decided to visit again and see all the new things the city had as well as a few things we weren’t able to see last time. Ian booked us a suite at the Hutton and it was divine. The customer service was amazing and I loved being near The Gulch. Some of my favorite stops of the weekend included Le Sel, Proper Bagel, Mas Tacos, The Pharmacy and Killebrew Coffee. (Can you tell I love food or what?!) We also loved shopping on 12th Avenue near Frothy Monkey and seeing all the new/old stuff there as well. Ian and I both really enjoyed the Gulch, and spent a good amount of time strolling through Two Old Hippies and gawking over all the interior design throughout the area.

Time away is so good for both of us. We have a lot of really exciting things coming up this year and with that brings a lot of late nights working and busyness with the season. Being able to get away just the two of us and explore and rest was really something special. No matter what we have going on, it’s important for us to say no to everything else once and a while to make sure our relationship is being poured into. We are both each others greatest supporters so if that portion of our life isn’t full, than nothing else will be either.

Here are some pictures below of the weekend. Thank you all again for your sweet words! Have a great week.


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  • Reply ellie February 28, 2017 at 10:39 am

    Happy Birthday!! Love that first look! So cute and cozy-looking!


    • Reply Victoria March 2, 2017 at 11:04 am

      Thank you so much, Ellie:)

  • Reply Cass February 28, 2017 at 11:31 am

    Happy Birthday! I am loving your looks in this post! Cheers to you on your special day- Nashville looks like a great place to wander. Xx

    • Reply Victoria March 2, 2017 at 11:04 am

      Thank you so much, Cass! It was so fun.

  • Reply Brittany February 28, 2017 at 12:13 pm

    A weekend in Nashville is always a great one! 25 was one of my favorite years, but I promise, late 20’s aren’t that bad 🙂 Happy Birthday!

    • Reply Victoria March 2, 2017 at 11:06 am

      Thanks, Brittany! That is good to hear! I realize I am being a bit silly about it. Haha

  • Reply Rachel February 28, 2017 at 12:55 pm

    Looks like you had so much fun! Happy Birthday!

    xo Rachel |

    • Reply Victoria March 2, 2017 at 11:08 am

      Thank you so much, Rachel!

  • Reply Christianne February 28, 2017 at 9:23 pm

    Happy belated birthday and also love the fringe hem sweater!

    • Reply Victoria March 2, 2017 at 11:11 am

      Thank you, Christine! fringe is so fun!

  • Reply Dani February 28, 2017 at 9:48 pm

    I’ve always wanted to visit Nashville and this is really making me want to fly there RN!

    • Reply Victoria March 2, 2017 at 4:07 pm

      You should! I hope you get to go one day:)

  • Reply Samantha February 28, 2017 at 10:17 pm

    Happy Birthday! Your photos are INCREDIBLE. I loved reading this post, thank you so much for sharing! 🙂

    • Reply Victoria March 2, 2017 at 9:24 pm

      Thank you so much, Samantha!

  • Reply Laura Mitbrodt February 28, 2017 at 10:50 pm

    These photos are so fun, I would love to go there

    • Reply Victoria March 2, 2017 at 9:25 pm

      Thanks, Laura! I hope you get to go:)

  • Reply Dayna March 1, 2017 at 1:53 pm

    Oh my goodness – this is such a beautiful recap of your trip! Love all the looks you rock! I’d love to stay connected! xo Dayna //

    • Reply Victoria March 2, 2017 at 9:26 pm

      Thank you, Dayna! Definitely! You have an awesome blog!

  • Reply Jessica March 1, 2017 at 5:31 pm

    This is so sweet!! I’ve only been to Nashville once and it was amazing. You guys are too cute and I have to say… I LOVE your photography style!

    xo, jess

    • Reply Victoria March 2, 2017 at 9:28 pm

      Jessica, that is so kind! Thank you so much.

  • Reply Rachel March 3, 2017 at 9:05 am

    Beautiful photos! Love your style!

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