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Mexico Birthday Surprise: Part 1

I’m baaaaacckk!! Sorry for the short hiatus but my sweet husband surprised me and swept me off to Mexico for my birthday last week!  I was beyond excited because I hadn’t been to Mexico since spring break ’96 in Acapulco.  This trip was of a different nature, however.  I traded in partying at Senor Frogs for a relaxing on the beach and enjoying quality time with my husband.

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We travelled one hour south of Cancun to Riviera Maya, Mexico.  I’m pictured here on the north end of our resort by the natural pool.

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We stayed at the Grand Palladium Hotel & Resort.  A sprawling property with four separate hotels, multiple pools, and restaurants.

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A few pictures of the gorgeous property…

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This picture doesn’t do this pool justice which was located at the spa.

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There were a lot of iguana crossings.

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My natural habitat….

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I’m on top of the world!

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A beautiful night in Riviera Maya…..

Stay tuned for the second part of my trip tomorrow!

I was wearing….

Cover up: Target. Bikini: Delia’s. Flip-flops: Haviannas. Sunglasses: Tory Burch.

Fashionably yours,

thestylishmd

What I Would Wear on Spring Break….

It’s that time of the year when families and friends head out of town on fun excursions for spring break.  I was not so lucky to be going anywhere fun this time  so instead I live vicariously through Instagram posts of happy people enjoying the beach.  I decided that if I can’t go anywhere, I can at least help someone plan a fabulous outfit for their fun trip.  This is something I would wear if I was headed to the beaches of say…St Barts.  I love eye-catching, bright swimwear.  Bright colors look so good in the sun and no one makes a more colorful bikini than Mara Hoffman.  I especially love the bustier top which is great for us ladies who aren’t as blessed in the cleavage area.  A soft, white tunic cover-up is a nice complement to offset bright swimwear and I love the bohemian feel of this one.  You can easily throw on some cut-off shorts and head to lunch.  Oversized sunglasses will be huge this season and they always add a touch of glam to a look.  A lot of people forget about wearing jewelry at the beach or pool but I love to accessorize at all times.  A simple pendant necklace is easy and chic.  All you need is a great straw bag and some fun sandals.  These Kate Spade sandals are too adorable.

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Shop the look:

Mara Hoffman - Ananda printed underwired bikiniKate Spade New York - Flat Thong Sandals - Tracie Bow

I hope you enjoy your vacation wherever you may be headed and have some fun for me too!
Fashionably yours,
thestylishmd