Monday, June 4, 2012

More Stripes in Santa Cruz

Summer is finally here!! The schizophrenic weather in SF doesn't always reflect the seasons so we have to venture to places like Santa Cruz to get some fun in the sun. The boy and I took a weekend trip here for his birthday and we had a blast eating at various stands while making our way along the boardwalk. Wish I could do this everyday and finally get a much needed tan. *sigh* On the brighter side (literally), of course I wore my favorite pattern ever...stripes!
I liked the colors of this arcade area
 First time eating deep fried Oreos and it was a party in my mouth!
Old Navy western chambray (similar) -- F21 striped tank (similar) -- Old Navy shorts (current version) -- back zip sandals from HK (similar) -- H&M crossbody messenger bag (similar from F21)
On the pier
Accessories: thrifted leather belt (similar) -- H&M braided bracelet (similar in a different color) -- ASOS gold spike bracelet (buy) -- thrifted 'knot' bangle (similar) -- leather cuff bracelet from Fiji (similar)
Instagram artsy photo of the day
I miss the beach!

What is your favorite summer activity?

22 comments:

  1. I haven't been to Santa cruz in so long. It was definitely my favorite place to go when I was a kid. Love the rides and all the food, although I never tried fried oreos before. Tim always tells me how good fried pickles are. I'll have to try it the next time I am there. The beach is definitely my favorite summer activity, but it's so cold in SF. It's a shame that we hardly get to take adv of the beaches here.

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  2. witheachpassingdayJune 5, 2012 at 6:56 PM

    When I lived in northern California. I always wanted to go to Santa Cruz to hang out at the beaches but never got the chance to. Now that I'm living in San Diego and the beaches are about 10 minutes I rarely go to the beach. Funny how life is. 

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  3. KT of KTRstyle.comJune 6, 2012 at 11:28 AM

    Wow that beach is crowded! I haven't been to Santa Cruz in what feels like ages! Did you go on any of the rides? If the weather permits, we might take a trip down there this weekend thanks to your photos bringing back good old San Cruz memories. :)

    with love from SF

    KTRstyle.com
     

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  4. What a fun day!  It's finally warming up in Chicago so I can go to the beach soon and work on that tan although my Mom will not be happy.  She is not a fan of the sun. Love the instagram photo, your arm party is awesome.

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  5. What a gorgeous place. I miss the beach. My favorite summer activity is walking around the city in the sun.

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  6. Loved it! I am going again next weekend for my sister's grad. haha Mmm fried pickles sound hella good!

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  7. Where did you live in NorCal? Yeah that is pretty funny...SD has beautiful beaches!

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  8. Nope didn't ride the rides but was still fun! Let me know how your trip there goes! =)

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  9. Chicago gets super hot in the summer no? Thanks for the sweet comment, Bessie!

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  10. Yeah the beach is great if it's warm. Walking around the city is fun too when it's nice out!

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  11. santa cruz looks lovely! i've never been! what i love to do in the summer is barbecues during summer nights! 

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  12. Omg, do they actually sell those oreos?? My coworker marked these for us...also fried twinkies, lol!

    [oomph.]

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  13. Cute outfit! I definitely know how you feel about escaping to some place warmer than SF! I'm from the bay too =) Santa Cruz is always fun. I love finding other local fashion bloggers =) Following you now, hope you can follow back so we can stay in touch!

    www.StyleCueBySuzieQ.com

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  14. Looks like you had a great trip! Deep fried Oreos...Yummm =) I have never been to Santa Cruz but would love to visit one day.

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  15. Deep friend oreos? Sounds amazing!

    xo, Yi-chia

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  16. Santa Cruz is great for a weekend getaway! Mmm BBQs are so much fun!

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  17. Yes they actually sell them...and deep fried Twinkies too! haha

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  18. Thanks for stopping by Suzie! I'm following you now too! =) Hope we can cross paths one day!

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  19. It was a ton of fun! Santa Cruz is worth visiting if you like the sand and beach scene. =)

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  20. Really tasty but bad for you. =P

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  21. ooh I recently went to Santa Cruz boardwalk too! It's a nice sunny escape from foggy SF!

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  22. Santa Cruz was definitely a nice getaway! Thanks for being a new follower!

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