I’ve always been a huge advocate of weekend getaways. They’re like mini vacations, but a realistic way to relax when you can’t sneak away for an entire vacation. Sometimes just a day or two can work wonders for your mental health.
The past weekend Colton and I went to Dallas and participated in some of our favorite things. We enjoyed two tasty brunches, a Dave Matthews Band concert, a Rangers game and some shopping.
As you all know, I’m not the hugest sports fan on earth, but I do enjoy going to baseball games. The atmosphere is just perfect and different than the typical sports game, at least to me. It’s outdoors and just feels more relaxed and fun, plus I love peanuts. Not to mention how many adorable daddy, son duos I saw, which melted my heart.
You may be shocked to see a beer can in my hand, but when I do rarely choose beer over wine, it has to be this seasonal Shiner Ruby Redbird. If you haven’t tried it, I would recommend a taste! It’s so grapefruit-y and refreshing!
Stole a quick photo of Colton. About six months to go until I can call this handsome guy my husband 🙂
But back to the food, we got to try a new brunch place called Mercat Bistro that I had never been to before but will definitely be back on my next visit. I just loved it! It was nestled in Hardwood District and felt very European, and I’m a sucker for that vibe. I had the most delicious, simple omelette topped with brie. Yummy! Colton enjoyed the eggs benedict and loved it.
And how fabulous are the glasses and sweet little tea plates? I definitely want to put some of those plates and glasses on my wedding registry! The glass is very Great Gatsby, am I right? Maybe Leo will come hang out with me if I have these glasses?
I am also very excited about my Adidas that finally came in. Right when they arrived I immediately put them on my feet. They sure know how to make a girl wait! I felt like I was anxiously awaiting the arrival of a dear friend who was taking way to long to visit. In reality, it was only a few weeks, but I just couldn’t wait to get them! These babies will be paired with boyfriend jeans, skirts, dresses, pants, etc. The hardest part will be keeping these shoes white! I already spilled some red wine on them but luckily it just wiped right off – whew! 😉
My top is from the brand Three Dots, purchased at a boutique in OKC – R Meyers. I just love Three Dots shirts because they are super soft and casual but actually hold up well and don’t fall apart after one wash. I much prefer spending a couple more dollars on a shirt that will last than buying one that gets a hole in it immediately.
The second brunch we were lucky enough to enjoy was at one of my favorite places, True Food. The first time I had brunch at True Food was when I was in Denver and I just fell in love with the vibe and their philosophy of eating only yummy, healthy food that is anti-inflammatory. I was so excited when I saw that it was in Dallas too. Next stop OKC? What do you say True Food? Come hang out with us.
See that fringe hanging out? There was of course a little shopping happening on this trip. I got a new fringe purse that I adore. I’m so happy that fringe is in again and hope that it never goes away! This particular bag is from Fossil. Are any of you all still shopping at Fossil? I just couldn’t help myself!! The leather is really nice because it’s soft, yet durable. I will be wearing this purse all summer long!
Of course we made our every time we go to Dallas stop, any guesses?…
Sprinkles – oops. I just can’t control myself around those cupcakes. Seriously, I don’t know what it is about them but they have the cupcakes down. I feel like Paul Rudd from This is 40 every time I eat them.
Are you all a fan of mini vacations? Or do you just prefer one big one?