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April 24th, 2013

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If you guys follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably seen some of my amazing photos from our beach vacation!  I’m still sorting through the hundreds of photos I took with my real (non-phone) camera, so I’ll probably post those later in the week! 

It was such an amazing trip — after a crazy stressful year of buying our house, jobs, cars, learning the ropes of life in Houston (side note: I’m in Houston Magazine this month!  Go pick it up and see me!) and everything else, we’ve been in desperate need of a vacation.  A real do-nothing, lay-on-the-beach, chill-24-7 vacation.

And that’s what we got!  We went to Cabo and just loved it.  The beaches were beautiful, the food was amazing, the weather, the travel — everything was just perfect. 

But the highlight of the whole trip, hands down, was that the hotel, after I tweeted to them, found my blog and decided to create a special surprise!  When we came home to our room one night, we found a cake made in the shape of my iPhone case, which is a Sugarlaws sketch!  I couldn’t believe my eyes — I actually teared up a little.  I couldn’t believe they’d do such a sweet, lovely thing!  It was such an incredible trip and you’ll be seeing more of my photos soon, but for now:

A picture of the cake.

And because I know the obvious question is “Where did you stay?”, I’ll tell you.  We stayed at the One and Only Palmilla, which was mind-bogglingly beautiful and I will go back in a heartbeat.  I’m already counting down the days!

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7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Sarah // Apr 24, 2013 at 11:54 am

    That cake is too cool! (And it’s even cooler that it was a surprise for you!) Sounds like an incredible trip!

  • 2 Katherine // Apr 24, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    wow!
    By the way I think it is time to catch up one-on-one. This vacation sounds really amazing and I want to hear all about it.

  • 3 Shasie // Apr 24, 2013 at 3:29 pm

    Katy, that’s really awesome! Hotels are really great now adays with leaving special items, but I’ve never seen one bake a whole cake! That is super awesome! Whoo Hoo, I’ll have to check you out in Houston Magazine.

  • 4 Susan // Apr 28, 2013 at 6:03 am

    What a great surprise, I bet you didn’t want to cut into it either! too perfect.

  • 5 Cheryl // May 1, 2013 at 8:12 am

    That’s fantastic Katy! The Hotel looks incredible. My husband and I leave for Cabo this Saturday (return trip as so much to do and perfect for the ad vide photographer :)) , I will try to take a sneak peak at this amazing Hotel.
    Oh congrats on being in Houston Magazine this month

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  • 7 Victoria Gonzalez // May 7, 2013 at 6:39 am

    How sweet of them! Nothing beats the happiness that you will experience when you go on a vacation after being busy for a long long time. I am already excited to see the hotel pics and of course, Cabo!

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