Veni Vidi Selfie

‘Tis the season for family getaways, and this time our trip took us through Savannah to Hilton Head. We spent a day in Savannah and had a brilliant time in spite of the heat + humidity combination that quickly caused my straightened hair to wave up. The cities I’ve fallen in love with in my lifetime are a) Seattle and B) Charleston. However, while I didn’t experience that soul-clutching love-at-first sight with Savannah, I really did love it. The architecture and history alone make it worth visiting, and the art community there is really spectacular. Driving along we passed dozens of college students carrying huge sketchpads and easels, and the shops were diverse and fun. I came away with quite a few treasures. Hilton Head itself was beautiful – I wouldn’t say I’m dying to go back, but for a one-time trip I had a thoroughly good time. On to the photography!

(also one does not simply drive past a big Iron Man statue without stopping to take a picture)

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An avid cemetery lover, I chose our first destination in Savannah, and was not disappointed. It was huge and sprawling, carrying headstones with dates from the seventeen hundreds through 2004.

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“I don’t know all the history around here but I know they send everyone here during hurricane warnings. It’s all concrete so it’s basically indestructible. Built by a kid who knew what he was doin’.”

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Babes.

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Traveler Tip: If you go to Savannah, eat at the Pirate House. If you go to Hilton Head, eat at Marley’s.

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(also, for fellow fans of Restaurant Impossible – or people who just like to eat good food –  definitely eat at Robert Irvine’s Nosh and get the blue cheese burger with fries. I kid you not.)

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Also, this is as tropical as I get.

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7 thoughts on “Veni Vidi Selfie

  1. You have a seriously gorgeous family. Not joking at all.
    (Also, what lipstick shade did you use in the first picture? Not sure if it’s just the shadows, but it looks amazing! And, also due to the shadows, you look like you could make a stunning ginger. Not bright red, but more burgundy colored? Just throwin’ that out there. :P)

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      1. Can you do a post with pic of the different shades with the products you used? I want to get some darker ones for winter, but have never bought lipstick before. xD

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  2. ALL THE PICTURES EEEE
    PRETTY MIRRI IS PRETTY <3
    ALSO IRON MAN
    AND ADORABLE PUMPKINS ON STEPS

    OH MY GOODNESS THAT CEMETERY LOOKS JUST LIKE THE ONE IN BIRD OF THE SUMMER O_O
    WHAT
    HOW
    MIRRI YOU ARE SO EERIE IT'S EERIE
    "EERIE MIRRI" HMM RHYME I LIKE

    SORRY I'M A LITTLE EXCITABLE RIGHT NOW
    BECAUSE NANO SITE
    AND BECAUSE BOTS CEMETERY GIVES ME FEELS
    SO

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