Weekend Recap | Wilmington

This past weekend Brian and I made a trip to Wilmington! It was kind of a spur of the moment decision, we just booked a hotel randomly one night and made it a done deal before we had time to back out ha! Sometimes spontaneous trips are necessary and after a crazy week I was so glad we were able to get away! Brian went to college in Wilmington and I spent many summers there with friends, so it was fun being able to go to all of our favorite places together, and even try a few new places!

On Friday night we got to Wilmington around 8 p.m., checked into our hotel & took a cab downtown for a late dinner. We started at Front Street Brewery, which is one of our favorite spots downtown for good beer and food! We lucked up because the beer that we like was their “Mug of the Day” and on special for $2! Can’t beat raspberry wheat beer for that price! After dinner we tried The Blind Elephant, after someone on instagram suggested it. We ended up running into Lindsey of Fifi Cheek and it was such a fun surprise! I have followed her blog/instagram for the longest time and it was so nice to finally meet her in person! After that we hopped around to a few more bars before calling it a night!

dress | scarf (similar, same brand) | sandals | bag | sunglasses

Saturday morning we woke up and headed across the bridge to Wrightsville Beach! It was one of those days that was seemingly perfect, not too hot and a great breeze, everything you want in a beach day! We spent a few hours on the beach before heading to Dockside for lunch. I love Dockside because it’s a beach staple, but I have to admit, I go mostly for the view! I love watching all the boats pass while sipping on a beer! Saturday night we headed back to downtown Wilmington for dinner at Elijah’s and it certainly didn’t disappoint! We got to sit outside and watch as the boats went by, all while enjoying a delicious meal. (p.s. I think it’s safe to say I got my fill for seafood this weekend!)

tunic (worn as cover up) | sandals
Mason Jar via Swoozie’s

Sunday was spent playing around downtown and exploring some of the locations where One Tree Hill was filmed! In case you didn’t know I am pretty obsessed with that show and have re-watched it in its entirety twice. Every time I go to Wilmington I always try to find where certain parts of the show were filmed. Well, this time I did a little more research and found the address to every location. I was in fan girl heaven! Brian was such a good sport and let my fangirldom take the wheel and explore some of the locations! I stopped by Brooke Davis’ childhood home on the way out. P.s. it’s even more gorgeous in person!

Hope y’all had a great weekend! 

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  1. Hanna Lei wrote:

    That dress is gorgeous! –Hanna Lei

    Posted 8.18.14 Reply
  2. Natali wrote:

    Wow! I'm in love with this white dress!! I'm always crazy after white dresses, esp. in Summer :)


    Posted 8.18.14 Reply
  3. Love the white dress!

    Liz @ ShoppingMyCloset.com
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    Posted 8.18.14 Reply
  4. Gabriela wrote:

    Sounds like the perfect weekend! High school me totally would have freaked out about the One Tree Hill locations too. I think Dawson's Creek was also filmed there! And that raspberry wheat beer sounds delicious!

    Posted 8.18.14 Reply
  5. Heather wrote:

    Isn't The Blind Elephant so great?! Glad you enjoyed your weekend here!

    Heather | Port City Prescription

    Posted 8.18.14 Reply
  6. Robyn wrote:

    Sounds like an amazing weekend! Super cute scarf!!


    Posted 8.18.14 Reply
  7. Loving your white lace dress! The perfect laid back summer piece! Sounds like you had a relaxing weekend! Wilmington sounds like a wonderful place to visit :)


    Posted 8.18.14 Reply
  8. Mae Nunez wrote:

    Love this! Sounds like so much fun. Sometimes you just need a little last minute vacation. That tunic is super cute too!

    Mae // Mae Amor

    Posted 8.18.14 Reply
  9. Zelle B. wrote:

    Wilmington is my very favorite place — I can never get enough of home! Glad you enjoyed the weekend, and you look fab, of course! xo

    Posted 8.18.14 Reply
  10. So I'm kind of obsessed with your flamingo mason jar. That is so cute!

    XO, Jaime

    Posted 8.18.14 Reply
  11. What a gorgeous weekend!

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  12. I love that flamingo mason jar. I also have watched all of OTH twice. I'm dying to go there and see some of the places it was filmed.


    Posted 8.18.14 Reply
  13. Brook Davis' home!! Loved OTH! And of course, love the dress!


    Posted 8.19.14 Reply
  14. just now getting around to reading this post (woof) and seriously so jealous about the OTH sites! i totally forgot that it was filmed there! i seriously LOVEEE that show, i rewatch certain episodes when i am feeling nostalgic. my all-time favorite is 3:13 because i about die the whole time that nathan is telling haley how much he missed her while she was on tour. i hope you know which one i am talking about!

    xo mk
    gold-hatted lover

    Posted 8.22.14 Reply
  15. Looks like it was a great time!

    Posted 8.23.14 Reply

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