MIAMI

fontainebleau • miami beach, fl //

last month, a few girlfriends & I went to florida for a long wknd. we stayed at the beautiful fontainebleau in miami beach and the five days we were there, I got a taste of what true luxury is like. for ex: (pictured above) one of the two chandeliers that greet you in the hotel's lobby.

for the first time in my "adult" life, I was able to take a step back and see that I must be doing something right. I was able to treat myself to a vacation of relaxing and indulging. everyone in their late-20'smyself includedgets so caught up in working towards the next thing that we don't appreciate where we are currently. it felt like just a year ago, my friends and I were squirreling money to buy 30-packs of beer and now we're all traveling, buying homes and getting married.

I hope you all won't think I'm superficial when I say that I had this feeling of success while I was at a nightclub watching confetti fall, but that's what sparked this ah-ha moment for me. (it could have also been the champagne...) ever since I realized I'm doing okay, I've made it a point to be easier on myself. & I hope that's something you can practice too the next time you're second guessing yourself.

ps: as exciting as a vacation might be, coming home to my apartment, boyfriend, cat & even my job is just as good. if not, better.

[x, nicole]


22 comments:

  1. It always feels so good to treat yourself. I'm glad you had a great time!

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  2. Sounds like a fun trip! But youre right, it is always good to come home

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  3. Miami is a great place to unwind and treat yourself. Good for you girl!

    Greta | www.gretahollar.com

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  4. That looks amazing! I'd love to check it out!

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    1. definitely. it's such a beautiful place to stay & the hospitality's amazing! x

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  5. Go you girl that you were able to treat yourself! I am dying to visit Miami- on my US bucket list for sure!!

    xoxo A
    www.southernbelleintraining.com

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    1. thanks babe, and you have to visit! south beach is a great part of miami too - lots of 'havana night' vibes. x

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  6. Treating yourself is just as important as working hard. You go girl!

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  7. The hotel looks so luxurious, and I'm glad you enjoyed your trip! Treating yourself is a must once in awhile!

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  8. That looks amazing, glad you had a good time!
    TBH, I love coming home to my cat after traveling too 😻

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    1. thanks...and at least I know I'm not the only one! x

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  9. Happy you enjoyed your trip! Hope you get to have another one soon!

    Rachel | The Confused Millennial

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  10. That looks like such a beautiful trip!

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  11. Such a beautiful picture! Hope you enjoyed your trip!

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    1. thanks babe! you should've seen the one next to it too. alllll the sparkles. x

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