sailing right along.

July 2, 2012

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yesterday, james surprised me with a celebratory morning sail around the new york city harbor. there was sunshine and a breeze and mimosas and we got to wave hello to our favorite green giant. i’m starting my 28th year with a sunburned nose and chapped lips. wouldn’t want it any other way.
and don’t you worry: there was also a tiramisu cake twice the size of my head. thank you sisters and friends.

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29 Comments

  • Reply Simply Mel {Reverie} July 2, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    Happy Birthday gorgeous girl! A perfect celebration indeed!

  • Reply Natalie Selene July 2, 2012 at 1:46 pm

    Wish you all the joy Erin! Happy birthday creative girl! 🙂

  • Reply J+H @ Beyond The Stoop July 2, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    sounds AMAZING! i bought tickets for an evening sail around manhattan through gilt.com, and after seeing pics from your sail, i'm SO looking forward to it!!

    what company did you use?

  • Reply Nicole July 2, 2012 at 2:34 pm

    That looks like it was the most amazing day. Hope you had a lovely birthday.

  • Reply Annton Beate Schmidt July 2, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    happy birthday from berlin too!

  • Reply Charlotte S July 2, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    Wow, this seems like the perfect way to celebrate a birthday. What a sweet surprise! Also, all these photos look like they came out of some incredible magazine or lookbook. So beautiful! Happy birthday!

  • Reply Shelly { @ Quiet Luxury } July 2, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    sounds like a nice relaxing way to spend your birthday.

  • Reply Miya July 2, 2012 at 4:41 pm

    Happy birthday, Erin! Looks like a fantastic time. What lovely pics. xo

  • Reply Mal July 2, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    Fabulous pics! Looks like a great way to spend your birthday

    Mal @ The Chic Geek

  • Reply she. July 2, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    happy birthday:)

  • Reply Joy July 2, 2012 at 8:34 pm

    seriously loving ALL the photos. happy birthday!

  • Reply holtkamp July 2, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    sounds amazing! happy belated birthday! 🙂

  • Reply rebecca July 2, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    well hellooooo gorgeous. so nice to see your face. and happy happy birthday!

  • Reply Cara July 2, 2012 at 9:14 pm

    Looks beautiful! I have such a soft spot for the Statue of Libery, and for the breeze in my hair. Ah. Happy birthday!

  • Reply Sophie July 2, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    you are such a natural beauty! so pretty! hope you had the best birthday! it looks and sounds like you definitely did! x

  • Reply nancy July 2, 2012 at 10:17 pm

    happy birthday! awesome start to the day 🙂

  • Reply his little lady July 2, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    oh my, what a beautiful surprise. it's been forever since i've gone sailing, but now you are really making me hope i go sometime this summer. these shots are all so perfect!
    xo TJ

  • Reply leyla. July 3, 2012 at 12:00 am

    i'm slightly afraid of being on a sail boat or any floating device, so i'll just enjoy looking at these. such a nice surprise. love the new york skyline. have a very happy birthday!

    leyla.

  • Reply Kayla Poole July 3, 2012 at 1:18 am

    happy birthday, beautiful girl! love seeing that face of yours. and a morning sail? wowee!

  • Reply Adriana F July 3, 2012 at 4:40 am

    Happy birthday from Mexico!

  • Reply RosieB July 3, 2012 at 8:31 am

    Happy birthday! It looks like you had a a wonderful day 🙂 Your photos are just stunning! Love your blog, I only found it recently and it's so classic and clean and simple. Gorgeous.

    http://www.ciderwithrosiebee.blogspot.com

  • Reply tinajo July 3, 2012 at 8:33 am

    Gorgeous pics!

  • Reply Tara July 3, 2012 at 10:02 am

    happy birthday Erin…such great shots of your day!

  • Reply Lottie July 3, 2012 at 3:22 pm

    happy birthday!

    and what a wonderful way to start the day 🙂

  • Reply Daniella July 3, 2012 at 3:22 pm

    How fun! Looks like it was a great time!

  • Reply Amielle July 4, 2012 at 4:43 am

    That sounds like a wonderful way to celebrate your birthday!And it looks like the weather was more than agreeable for you all. 🙂

  • Reply Jane Flanagan July 5, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    Ah! Amazing photos, perfect day!

  • Reply JayMoney July 12, 2012 at 6:32 pm

    Enjoying the content very much! Thanks for making me feel better about my daughter going to school in Chelsea in fall. I love the Matilda photo 😀

    • Reply Erin July 12, 2012 at 8:30 pm

      glad to hear it! thanks for reading!

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