charlottesville, va. part I + a GIVEAWAY! (closed)

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here are a few more photos from our weekend in charlottesville! ps. that bodo’s bagels? they aren’t messing around! josh and i both agreed those were the best bagels we’ve had… and we’ve had a lot of new york bagels over the years from our time living there. ;)
also, our new sponsor,, kindly gifted us 2 free hotel nights this spring which we chose to use for our weekend getaway to charlottesville. is also offering one lucky reader a free hotel night worth up to $250 (10 of their welcome rewards credits)! just comment below to enter! winner will be drawn at random and announced monday!

UPDATE: 4/30 :: congrats to our winner below!
please email me your contact info, rockstardiaries {at}
  1. have i mentioned that you have the cutest family ever?! thanks for the giveaway!

  2. Jacques

    Aw what a lovely time in Charlottesville! As a Virginian living abroad, it's nice to see my home state in all its glory!

  3. Wouldn't mind a nice hotel stay with the husband! Beautiful blog.

  4. Looks like an awesome weekend!

  5. Rebecca

    I would love to be entered in the giveaway!

  6. Rebecca

    sounds incredible! :).

  7. Elicia

    Agreed, Bodo's is pretty much the best! And I would love to win the free hotel night from!

  8. Lindsay

    Fun giveaway. Thanks!

  9. What a charming place to spend a weekend! I would love to win and plan a mini getaway too :)

  10. ad

    what a nice giveaway for summer!

  11. Would love to win the giveaway! Your blog is adorable!

  12. A hotel night would be great for my honeymoon this summer!

  13. Sarah

    yay traveling!

  14. Free hotel rooms?! Sign me up!

  15. Woo! Free hotel room!

  16. Janell

    goodness! those bagel sandwiches are making my tummy groan.. lovely photos, as always. Little E is such a ham in front of the camera!

  17. Does this apply if you're from England? If so, count me in!x

  18. Becky

    Charlottesville looks adorable…as do you & your family of course! :)

  19. if i won, i would probably use my hotel credit to go to charlottesville just to eat those bagels.

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  21. Steph

    Free hotel room! Waaa!

  22. Lindsey

    Love a little weekend giveaway, those bagels look incredible!

  23. Woohoo! That would be a great way to start off my honeymoon in August!

  24. Thank you for thinking is us for a night away! you are wonderful!

  25. Keegs

    Planning a trip to Utah this fall so I would love a free hotel stay!

  26. SERIOUSLY how much CUTER can you all get!

    Amazing pictures!!!!


  27. banksy

    Sweet! Hope we win to take a babymoon!

  28. Laura J

    Nothing much to say except you have the cutest baby I have ever seen. Hands down. xo

  29. Kitty

    I would love to take my tiny tot on an adventure too! (BTW – My parents met as grad students at UVA – it is a magical place.)

  30. Love these photos! Especially the ones with E and Josh…super cute. Your baby girl always brings a smile to my face :) Would love to be entered into this giveaway…thanks!

  31. Oh Wow! What a neat give away. I would go to Charleston with my fiance to visit some of our best friends!

  32. Sarah

    Absolutely love your blog and love this awesome giveaway!!

  33. Oh yes please! I need a vacation!

  34. My husband, little boy, and (then pregnant) self took a trip to Charlottesville last spring to visit UVA's law school. We didn't end up going there, but we absolutely fell in love with that charming town! So fun to see your pics.

  35. looks like a way fun trip!! Enter me in the giveaway so I can get a way! :)

  36. Fun!

  37. Martha

    I would love to be entered in the giveaway since I am planning a trip to NYC this summer to see New York City Ballet for the first time! I love the photos of Charlottesville – UVA is beautiful!

  38. ooh! enter me! our anniversary is less than a month away =)

  39. Rachel

    brilliant! what a great sponsor giveaway!

  40. hooray for! my hubby and I could sure use a night out!

  41. Nicole

    I need to win the giveaway!

  42. k8te

    i would love a free night's stay! cute pics, those bagel sammies look DELISH!

  43. Liz

    Yes, please! I would love to be able to afford to take a weekend trip somewhere with my biy before he leaves for the summer!

  44. Jenny

    We love Charlottesville and hope to move there one day! Glad you had a good time!

  45. L.

    I definitely love this latest pic with the ombrella!!!

    kisses from italy,


  46. You have the most awesomemest style ever! And Charlottesville looks pretty place to be!

  47. Selah

    I'm booking my honeymoon very soon, and a free night would be incredible!!

  48. We're planning to go to Charlottesville this summer too! Winning this certificate wouldn't too shabby. :]

  49. Such a cute post! And I love your outfit. :-) It'd be awesome to win that hotel night, my hubby and I travel all the time.

  50. I would love to win the giveaway! I would use the night in the hotel to go to Richmond to see my favorite band play at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in June!

  51. After seeing all these pictures I think I need to make it a point to get to Charlottesville. Looking adorable as ever!

  52. i visited charlottesville last year and loved it, too!

  53. Teresa

    I need a getaway, even a short one would be perfect!

  54. Janeal

    Well aren't you a lucky gal! Charlottesville looks lovely. :)

  55. Heather

    Love your pictures, they are always so great. Eleanor is so adorable!
    Would love to win the hotel night for a getaway with the hubs for our anniversary!

  56. Starr

    Looks fun!

  57. Carlyn

    love the outfit, especially the umbrella!

  58. Megan

    What a fun giveaway! I would love to win a special night away for me and my hubby!!!

  59. givawayyyyy time!! Hello Rockstars :)

  60. I would absolutely love a vacation and don't have the money to take one so winning this would be fantastic!

  61. I would absolutely love a vacation and don't have the money to take one so winning this would be fantastic!

  62. Abby

    Charlottesville is the best! I love living here. Glad you got to visit the Downtown Mall, too. (And I could eat Bodo's every day of my life…)

  63. Haleigh

    Thank you for the giveaway! you have a beautiful family:)

  64. Amy

    Your photos are lovely! It looks like a nice family getaway. :)

  65. Abby

    I so wouldn't mind a getaway! And that looks like such a fun weekend.

  66. Count me in, please! Love your hair in that last picture!

  67. Unknown

    Beautiful photos and how nice of I'll take it!

  68. Better than new york bagels? I have to check that place out, can never have too many bagels. Charlottesville is going on the travel list now.

  69. KelseyK

    Weekend getaways are always refreshing! A free night would be fabulous!

  70. First off, those bagels look AMAZING! Second, you are all looking adorable as usual :). Third, what a great giveaway, who couldn't use a vacation??

  71. Enter me in the giveaway.. that is awesome.
    PS- I totally use your twisted updo hairstyle- I do it when my hair is wet and then it dries in the perfect messy waves! Thanks!

  72. kateOD

    I love bagels & hotels — love your blog!

  73. I had no idea Charlottesville was so quaint. Your pictures are gorgeous!

  74. Gosh your family is cute. And thanks for the giveaway!

  75. Ash

    brilliant giveaway for us summer travelers!

  76. ariana

    what the amazing?! i love staying in hotels. so so much.

  77. Yay! I'm so happy you tried Bodos! Your pictures sure do make me miss my old stomping grounds. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. :)

  78. Oh, what a fabulous giveaway…Perfect for a mini-vacation. Love those!!!!

  79. melanie

    how generous! and those bagels look amazing!

  80. ellen

    I love to travel and would love to win!

  81. lauren

    would love a night away!

  82. Ashley

    LOVE your outfit! And I'd love to win this giveaway!!

  83. Julie

    oh wow, this is so cute!! pretty outfit and hairstyle and your babybumb looks incredible as well. you have like the cutest family of all-time.. x

  84. Rachael

    Lovely pictures you've really done my city justice! I'll be keeping my fingers crossed for this giveaway!

  85. oh I LOVE charlottesville! Would be great to visit and see my sister who lives there!

  86. manisae

    Hooray for Charlottesville, my new hometown. Bodo's is the jam. Hooray for as well!

  87. Ooh a 2 night get away with the hubs would be so fun! Keeping my fingers crossed!

  88. That picture of Eleanor with the map is the best! Kids make the greatest faces :)

  89. Great Giveaway! Traveling is the best way to spend your paycheck!

  90. Kim

    Looks like a great trip, and those bagels look amazing!

  91. Ooh! It looks beautiful! Love the picture of Little Miss Eleanor, wrong turn papa!!!!

  92. Melissa

    All of your pictures are making me want to go back to VA for another visit! How fun to win a free hotel room.

  93. I can't get over how cute E is! Looks like a fun place to visit, too!

  94. What a perfect and lovely giveaway and what an absolutely beautiful family! Your posts always make me smile!

  95. Laurie

    such a neat giveaway! it would be fun to win a free night at a hotel for the summer!

    ps: i LOVE your umbrella! where is it from?

  96. EC

    Great looking bagel sammies!

  97. Alicia

    great giveaway!! beautiful photos!

  98. laura

    i'd love a nice getaway…count me in!

  99. What a beautiful vacation! This would be the perfect thing for us, we are in desperate need of a mini-getaway! Thanks for the chance!

  100. Amanda

    what an awesome giveaway!

  101. jmarie

    Those bagels look divine!

  102. alyse

    wow, that would be AWESOME! what a great idea for a vacation. this is a great giveaway.

  103. Pick me for your giveaway! I love reading your blog Thanks:)

  104. Lindsay

    Thanks for the giveaway! I stayed near Charlottesville recently, but it was in a yurt! It was great, but I'm ready for another trip already :)

  105. Breena

    What a great giveaway! Love your blog!

  106. I love!!! I hope I win! And I love your blog!

  107. Anuka

    Thank you for holding the giveaway. I would love to go to Charlottesville too!

  108. Meghann

    Thanks for the giveway! Great pictures :)

  109. Jenn

    I have never been to Charlottesville, but meeting my boyfriend halfway on the East Coast would be SO fun! (He's in Jacksonville and I'm in Boston.)

  110. Sandra

    Your photos really capture great moments!

  111. Unknown

    this trip looks so picturesque! i can picture it now: stuffing my face with that egg sandwich ;)

  112. Amy F

    could use this giveaway with all the traveling we've got this summer for weddings!

  113. I have a one year old and am pregnant with my second. Would love to win this and take a little vacation with the husband before baby number 2 arrives! Thanks for your blog. Absolutely love it!

  114. Bridget

    Love the pics from Charlottesville it just reminds me of how beautiful Virginia really is–that sounded like such a fun family trip..

    Speaking of fun family trip-my sister-in-law and I are planning a girls weekend and would love $250 credit for a night in a nice hotel!

  115. I would love to win this! My husband and I just got accepted to UCF for grad school and we want to go check out housing sometime before we move there so this would be perfect!

  116. Unknown

    How great are Bodos?! Man I miss Charlottesville. And I live in DC so I don't know why I just said that….

  117. s

    love the look on eleanor's face in the map picture — she seems like such a happy, happy little one :)

    and what a fun giveaway!

  118. I hope today is my lucky day! Your trip to Charlottesville looks like it was an amazing time. I will be adding this to my places to visit. Love your blog, it's one of my favorite daily reads! :)

  119. And you can't beat Bodos prices either!

    I adore your umbrella, where did you get it?

  120. Katrina

    This trip looked so perfect! I'd love to win a little getaway of my own!

    xx, Katrina
    Sparkle is a Color

  121. would love a hotel stay as we are going to CA next month for my little brothers wedding!

  122. B

    Those pics are amazing. I need to head to Charlottesville soon!

  123. rori

    Would love a little getaway! Thanks!

  124. Stacia

    I love Charlotttesville–my fiance and I are getting married in 23 days and would love to take a trip to unwind after all of the wedding planning :)

    Thanks for posting–I love love love your blog!

  125. Katelyn

    yay! i need a hotel for my best friend's wedding in june :)

  126. Jen

    Would love to win the free hotel stay courtesy of! I love to travel and this would give me an excuse to getaway with friends :) I wanna feel like a "rockstar!"

  127. I wanna win! :)
    xo, Vanessa

  128. Enter me in the giveaway! (: Id love a little vacation Thank youuu

  129. allie

    This would perfect, as I am planning a mini-getaway with my guy now!

    Fingers crossed!

    (Keep up the great work, Naomi!)

  130. oh how fun! that place is SO charming!

  131. amanda

    what a fun trip!

  132. You and these white dresses – gorgeous!

    Would love to win a hotel stay courtesy of!

  133. sloan

    Looks like you had a wonderful weekend! My roommate is getting married in July in Chicago and I'd love to use hotel points for that!

  134. geelove

    better than David's Bagels in Stuy Town?! :) now i have a reason to go to Charlottesville.

  135. Thank you for entering me in the giveaway! Love that umbrella in the last picture!

  136. Virgina looks so beautiful! What a great trip. I'd love to be entered for the giveaway to use as a babymoon!

  137. Hay May

    I would love to win this giveaway!!

  138. Nicole

    Very adorable. I'd love to win this giveaway and use it for a vacation this summer!

  139. Emma

    I am in major need of a weekend getaway! Your trip looks super cute!

  140. Kate

    Free travel anywhere? Can't pass that up!

  141. That sounds simply lovely. :)

  142. Abbie

    I would love to win this!!! So looking forward to traveling this summer. On a side note, you are absolutely stunning pregnant

  143. maggie

    i love charlottesville! and would love even more to win that giveaway!

  144. Those bagels do look delicous! Free hotel nights sound awesome :)

  145. So glad your time in our little town went well! Bodo's is the best, truly. Would love to win this giveaway!

  146. Roxanne

    What a cool giveaway! These pictures from your trip have been so sweet — thanks for sharing! xo

  147. I would love love love to win this giveaway. I just graduated and me and my husband would love a nice little getaway!! P.S. Your family is beautiful!

  148. Caitlin

    The building in the top photo of the last two posts is Brooks Hall, which houses my cute little grad student office/dungeon in the basement. I wish I could have given you an insider's look (darn final papers!). I'd love to have a vacation eventually, so please enter me in your giveaway!

  149. I now have a desire for a yummy bagel! Plus I absolutely love your clear umbrella.

  150. amy

    what a fun trip!! bodo's is my favorite..and so is uva and charlottesville and everything about virginia. :)

  151. megan

    Would LOVE to win this!

  152. Louise

    Love to win this giveaway!!!!

  153. Anne

    My husband is joining me in Utah next month (all the way from our home in Africa) for the birth of our first baby. I would love to plan a little staycation/babymoon when he arrives (we'll have spent two months apart) so we have some time together just the two of us before the baby arrives.

  154. Looks like a great time! I'd love to take a babymoon [is it still considered a babymoon when you are bringing a 2-year-old?!] this summer!

  155. Sarah

    I love Charlotesville, my mother grew up right outside and we would visit every summer.
    I'm going to visit my sister in NYC this summer and could use a hotel, since her place is the size of a closet!

  156. huss

    wow, i would love to win this! i've been wanting to take my mom away for a while, and this would be perfect for a mother's day get-away!


  157. Laura

    I'm glad y'all are having such a good time on your road trip! Thanks for a chance to win the giveaway!

  158. Lauren

    I used to live in cville!! Definitely recognize where like all these pictures were taken. Ahh and I'm SO happy you tried Bodo's. :) They're one of a kind! I always have a mini heart attack when I go in there because of all the choices! haha its so intense.

    –very cool giveaway by the way!

    xo, Lauren

  159. I would love to win this!

    I loved the pictures of your trip!

  160. Elisa

    Oo, we'd love to go on a little weekend getaway! Looks like you guys had lots of fun! :D

  161. JK

    Great giveaway! I love your blog!

  162. i could definitely use some credit this summer! what a great giveaway.

    bodos bagels really do give nyc offerings a run for their money! :)

  163. JenLynn

    Great giveaway; we all need a mini-vacation from time to time.

    Fingers crossed.

  164. MCC

    I'd love a free hotel room for a night! Who wouldn't, really? :)

  165. looks like so much fun! i have the same umbrella and its my favorite!

  166. Julie

    Love your site! Getting married May 19th and since we are still in college could use a newlywed getaway this summer :)

  167. Allyson

    Oh goodness. I'd love to win this!!

  168. What a lovely giveaway! Thanks for sharing your family's adventures with us.

  169. i would love to win a free hotel night. in fact, we were in cville this past weekend too!

  170. what a fun weekend! virginia is for lovers <3

  171. Tess P.

    Awesome giveaway!!
    Thank you!

  172. Amanda

    Love, love, LOVE that maternity dress on you!

  173. Olivia

    OH BODO'S BAGELS!!! I miss them so. they are literally the best bagels in the entire world. Did y'all by chance stop by gas station that has the sandwiches (i can't remember the name of it now) – but the Farmington is quite possibly my most favorite sandwich ever.

    Maybe if i win I'll got to C-ville for those two things :)

  174. Barbara

    what a lovely treat if i'd win! :) a getaway sounds fantastic.

  175. YAY BODOS!!!! Yes. No other bagels compare fo' real. Thanks for the giveaway!!! Everyone loves!!!

  176. This is a giveaway I could REALLY use! :-)

  177. L

    I'd love a night or two away before my baby is due in August :) Thanks!

  178. oh where to go! fingers crossed (;

  179. those bagels look insane! and i'd love a free night :) crossing my fingers!

  180. Maddy

    I love a good bagel! & I love traveling even more. I want to take a trip with my boyfriend before he studies abroad for 4 months, this would be perfect! And seriously, the 3 of you are so cute… I can only hope to look so amazing when I'm pregnant some day. :)

  181. I would love a getaway–fingers crossed. :)

  182. tori

    LoOkd like such a fun trip! And what a great giveaway!

  183. bling

    i live in canada and i've always wanted to go to virginia! soooo exciting!

  184. Emily

    great giveaway! would be nice to help with summer travel plans!

  185. I LOVE Charlottesville. Such a beautiful town.

  186. Lindsay

    Enter me, please! I'm in the midst of planning summer trips as we speak :)

  187. LOVE! so awesome! your lil weekend away looks amazingly fun!

  188. Those bagels look excellent! YUM! Thanks for the giveaway :)


  189. ashley

    i want!

  190. so glad you enjoyed C'ville! I called it home for 4 years while at UVA. And yes, Bodo's is the BEST ever.

    Would love to win the giveaway, thanks for hosting!

  191. Lovely vacation photos – makes me want to go there. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

  192. Kelly

    LOVE your blog!!! Hope i win :)

  193. You and your family always seem so full of smiles and like genuinely down-to-earth and good people. I really enjoy seeing what adventures you'll have next and watching Eleanore grow up!

  194. This is an awesome giveaway! My boyfriend and I love taking our bike out to Skyline Drive in VA (to get out of Nova) and I keep wanting to go farther down to stay in Charlottesville once we finish our ride! We only hear good things about that little town. Would love to be able to go!!! Glad you had a great little trip.

  195. What a lovely little weekend with your family! So happy for you!

  196. Maren

    I love your little family! What an awesome giveaway too! Thanks!

  197. alice

    Looks like you had a wonderful time! That's so nice of to offer one of us a night as well :)

    lovealice22 at gmail dot com

  198. Just wanted to send you a little note that I love reading you blog every morning as I am getting ready to start the day at the office and I would love to win a stay at one of the hotels from!

  199. Anna

    We are actually heading to Virginia in a few weeks for my husbands graduation- you are giving me all sorts of ideas of places to visit during our trip. Thanks! :)

  200. I love I have used them for years and would love a free night :)

  201. Lauren

    Truly nothing more beautiful than Charlottesville in spring – it was my favorite in spring and will always, always have a place in my heart!

  202. i'd love to win this!

  203. I love a good giveaway! And i love your blog :)

  204. I would love a free hotel stay!

  205. Erin

    You are so beautiful. I love the dress. And "wrong turn papa" made me laugh out loud. haha

  206. fawn

    Those bagel sandwiches look so good right now, ha ha. Please count me in.

  207. I'd love a free night from!

  208. Love your pictures and the giveaway looks awesome!

  209. Dawn

    I love the pic of you in the rain. Thank you so much for the giveaway opportunity. As a full time nursing student, hubby and I would love a night away to relax!

  210. what a lovely giveaway for someone who has the travel bug! you're looking wonderful as always, too.

  211. Lindsey

    Looks like you all had a fabulous time despite some rainy weather. Would love to go on a mini getaway myself!

  212. I could use a trip for sure!

  213. Susie

    Please enter me in this giveaway! my husband and I love to travel and would put this to good use! =D

  214. Mindi

    I'm also pregnant (18 weeks!) and would love a little Babymoon getaway with my husband. Sign me up :)

  215. Lindsey

    I could certainly use a vacation!

  216. Alyssa

    What fun! Husband and I have been hoping for a weekend getaway soon (:
    Thank you for hosting the giveaway!

  217. Andrea

    Looks like a fun road trip! I would love to win this giveaway.

  218. Hannah

    First time commenting on your blog since finding it just recently. Lets just say I've logged many hours looking through your old posts.

    I'd love to win a hotel stay. We're due with our second little one in July and we want to visit family in Maine after he's born. We'd drive up there so it would help out so much!

  219. B

    wonderful giveaway! glad you enjoyed your trip.

  220. I so enjoy staying caught up with you through your blog, Naomi. Congrats on your growing family. It's hard to believe you are that little girl at Jackie's dancing with Kori. How did the two of you get 'all growed up?' You both did it beautifully!

  221. Love the bubble umbrella! I've been looking for one just like it.

  222. Awesome giveaway Naomi! Your photography is wonderful, as usual.
    Thanks so much.

  223. Allison

    We would love to have a free hotel somewhere! It would help with our summer travel plans :)

  224. Mary

    i'd love to have a mini vacation to celebrate finishing third year! ;)

  225. Natalie

    What a fun giveaway! Thanks!

  226. Lara

    Would love a trip!

  227. Free weekend getaway! Sounds like a date ;-)

  228. Joy

    Love the pics of Charlottesville! Thanks for doing the giveaway!

  229. sweet of to do that! and you look beautiful in that white dress.

  230. You are the cutest family!!!! Would love to win the giveaway! My son just turned 6 (our only so far…#2 just won't come!) and has not been to the ocean yet! Would love to take him there!

  231. Love the hair and the picture of E looking at the map! Too cute. This post makes me miss real bagels like mad; I'm studying in the UK at the moment and, while the Brits have sticky toffee pudding down, they need to work on their NY style foods. Those sandwiches look beyond amazing!

    (oh, and awesome giveaway much? thanks!)

  232. KLV

    Love the picture of E & the map! Hope you're having a wonderful vacation.

  233. Sarah

    my husband and I are taking a much needed vacation to charlottesville in 2 weeks, so this giveaway would be perfect for us. thanks for the chance to win!

  234. Katy

    Would LOVE to win so that the hubs and I could take a little babymoon!

    Thanks for the maternity fashion inspiration!

  235. Lindsay

    This is a great giveaway!

  236. hello!

    beautiful photos! I would love to win this giveaway!

  237. You really have such beautiful photos and a beautiful family! The trip looks wonderful and with a giveaway like this it could be possible for someone else. (me?)

  238. I can alway use a free night stay at a hotel!!

  239. heather

    I almost forget what a vacation feels like! Looks like you guys had fun on yours :)

  240. Katie

    Giveaway sounds amazing as that bagel looks! xx

  241. Someday

    Charlottesville! We have family there and have never had a bad visit!! Enjoy your road trip. :)

  242. I would love to get away with my Mister for the night! Great giveaway.

  243. Cortney

    I could definitely use a night away at a fun hotel :)

  244. Yum, the bagels look super tasty!

  245. It looks like such a quaint town!

  246. Rockin' that white dress on a rainy day! :)

  247. Dianna

    oh wow, my husband and I could greatly use a weekend away!

  248. Katie

    Great giveaway, would love a little getaway this summer! Thanks!

  249. Lyndsay

    I love Charlottesville! I hope you went to Splendora's for gelato!

    This is such a great giveaway. I hope I'm lucky enough to win:)

  250. taylor

    need a getaway!! i love your blog! Charlottesville looks lovely! makes me want to go there. thanks!

  251. your family makes me so excited to have my own one day soon. :)
    p.s. love the last photo.

    & here's to winning.

  252. Charlottesville looks beautiful! Such a great giveaway, count me in!

  253. Great pictures! Would love to win this Giveaway!

  254. Jessica

    Love your blog!

  255. I always use when I book! Would love to win, thanks!

  256. Love the pregnancy dresses.
    Excited for the giveaway too!

  257. Annie

    These are adorable. I'm sure they'll be even better with a cute little boy in the pictures.

    A free hotel would be awesome with all the travel plans we have this summer!

  258. awesome about the new sponsor and perfect photos as usual!

  259. a.

    Please enter me in this giveaway! I am in love with your outfit…so beautiful in the white dress!

  260. Steph

    I think I need to take a trip to Charlottesville!

  261. Yes! We are trying to head out to Seattle this summer–this giveaway would be awesome! And those bagels look delish!

  262. jessi

    Lovely pictures (:

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  264. Elvs

    I would absolutely love to win this getaway! Perfect timing for my trip to NY next month! *First time staying over in the Big Apple!* ;) Thanks!

  265. Megan

    Cutest family ever, I hope you enjoyed your trip!

  266. Yay for free hotel stays!

  267. fabulous photos!

  268. Oohhh we're moving to the east in two weeks. This would be perfect for a little temple getaway. Woot! Count me in.

  269. millie

    What a great getaway and giveaway! The picture of you in the rain is darling:)

  270. megan

    i actually was in c-ville this past weekend too, it's one of my favorite places to be!

  271. Emily

    Awesome giveaway! And you always looks so dang cute; I wish I looked that cute while pregnant.

  272. evelyn.

    Nice giveaway! Perhaps I can plan that summer trip now :)

  273. Oh! Why, hello new sponsor :)

  274. melissa

    I would *love* to win the giveaway! Your photos are always so inspirational to live life and love and appreciate everything it has to offer. (so thank you for that!)

  275. My husband and I are newly weds and would love a little getaway! Pick me!

  276. beautiful pics as always! i love reading your blog daily:) I would also love to get the giveaway!!

  277. I'd love to be able to do my hair like that :)

    And I'd love to win this giveaway as well :) thanks!

  278. kelsey

    Yum I am starving after looking at that Bodo's sandwich. I would also love two free nights from!

  279. Would love a summer getaway!

  280. Jessica

    Um hello! I'd love a free hotel stay! Adorable photos!

  281. megan

    i actually was in c-ville this past weekend too, it's one of my favorite places to be!

  282. Ah! I love you and your cute family! Would love to get away! :)

  283. Erin

    I'd love to win this and use it this summer to go on an anniversary trip with my husband.

  284. melissa

    I would *love* to win the giveaway! Your photos are always so inspirational to live life and love and appreciate everything it has to offer. (so thank you for that!)

  285. Rachel

    Charlottesville looks gorgeous, it really makes me want to visit Virginia!

  286. Your pictures are incredible! I love all these getaway recaps :)

  287. Jessica

    yes please! thinking about where to go now :)

  288. i would love to escape for a weekend! thanks for sharing!

  289. Amazing giveaway!!!

  290. -

    Please enter me in the giveaway! My husband and I would love to have our honeymoon! Thank you!

  291. Katie

    wow- here's hoping that hotel night is mine- it would be the perfect addition to a little vacation my husband & i are planning! :)

  292. Laurel

    Looks wonderful!

  293. thanks for the giveaway! my husband and i would love a night away!

  294. Erin

    I love I use them every time I travel. My husband and I went to Boston last year and stayed in the most amazing hotel and it was so affordable!

  295. I would love to win a free hotel night! PS love your blog! such a cute cute family :)

  296. Jess

    Yes, please! I've never been to the US and would use them to visit Washington.

  297. Sydney

    What an awesome giveaway!

  298. Erin

    I love! Husband and I went to Boston last year and used them. We stayed in a really nice hotel and it was super afforable!

  299. Joy V.

    Thank you for the giveaway! We are going on a long road trip this summer and 2 free nights would definitely come in handy! :)

  300. JM

    I would love to win that giveaway – I love traveling!

  301. Caitlin

    What an awesome giveaway! I mean, who doesn't love to travel?? Looks like you guys had a blast! :)

  302. Charlottesville looks so cute!! And so does your hair…

    I'd love to be entered in the giveaway!

  303. A free night in a hotel sounds amazing!

  304. Hotel? Free? Hmm… A babymoon would be nice before our first is born…

  305. Jessica

    How wonderful! The photos from your trip are great!

  306. kendra

    YES please!!!
    i need a trip so badly

  307. We'd love a little getaway!!

  308. Noni

    I need a vacation, I would love to win!!

  309. such a great giveaway! Count me in!!! Also love your dress and really just the whole last picture in general!

  310. Jillian

    thanks for the giveaway!

  311. such a great giveaway! Count me in!!! Also love your dress and really just the whole last picture in general!

  312. Liz

    I need that bagel breakfast sandwich in my life now!!!

    I'd also like to enter to win the giveaway!

  313. wonderful pics! and the bagels do look yum. hope to win!

  314. Fanny is the best. I always use them!

  315. Le Dub

    My baby brother is graduating from UVA soon, and I was lucky enough to visit and see what an insanely beautiful campus they have. Plus, bodo's is incredible.

    Would absolutely love to win this giveaway, thanks for hosting!

  316. I love your photos. Seriously they make me want to take better pictures. How much fun!!!!

  317. Gotta taste those bagels! Please enter me in the contest and make me win! please, please, please!

  318. Carrie

    i love this giveaway! it looks like you had a fun little trip!

  319. Close-to-home quick weekend getaways are the best!

  320. Jessica

    beautiful photos! My husband & I have a few weekend getaways we are trying to cross off our list this summer. Charlottesville looks beautiful!!

  321. TabiDee

    Oh, please pick me! I would adore a night at a hotel with my husband and our anniversary is coming up.

    p.s. Now I am super hungry for an egg and cheese bagel.

  322. Ooh how I would love to win this.

  323. Kels

    I would love a mini-vacation! Thanks for the giveaway! :-)

  324. thanks for the giveaway!

  325. E is so precious!!!

    I would loves an opportunity to be able to go visit family :)

  326. Meaghan

    Oh I so want that hotel night to go back to New York!
    Also your trip looks so fun and beautiful.

  327. love and really need a night away right now. fingers crossed!

  328. great! this would be so fun to win!

  329. Barbara

    Would love a night away.

  330. Amie

    YAY! Thanks for the chance to win!!! Have a fabulous day, your pics always make me smile! :)

  331. Katie

    E is just the absolute cutest! And YOU, you are the prettiest momma to be!

    Also, it would be really cool to win this giveaway. I'm trying to plan a weekend getaway for my boyfriend and I for his birthday and this would so help!

  332. Bodo Bagels are amazing! I would love to win the giveway! :)

  333. Love this blog, love, love to travel!

  334. Momo

    Nothing my husband love more than occasionally kicking back, far from home, in a comfy hotel. Please enter me!

  335. I am having a baby in about 3 days… I hope…. but I would love to have a hotel voucher for when I am feeling back to normal. Our family would have a lot of fun with that! Your little girl, by the way, is the most photogenic little thing I have ever seen!

  336. Hollie

    What a wonderful giveaway! The husband and I could sure use a getaway.

  337. mamamac

    love your maternity look!!!! you guys are all so cute :)

  338. mamamac

    love your maternity look!!!! you guys are all so cute :)

  339. mamamac

    love your maternity look!!!! you guys are all so cute :)

  340. mamamac

    you guys look beautiful!!!

  341. Alaura

    amazing give away! i love your family and hope to one day have a family of my own that is half as beautiful and cute.

  342. Looks like a fun trip! Would love a night away myself :)

  343. Leah

    I have been loving all of your posts and photos from Charlottesville! I went to college at UVA and I miss that town so much, especially this time of year when everything is in full bloom. And as a current NYC resident, I definitely agree with you about Bodo's bagels – so delicious and a contender with NY bagels for sure. Thanks for your wonderful blog (and instagram!) Naomi – I always look forward to reading your posts.

  344. Shea

    Thank you for this amazing giveaway!

    P.s. how is it that you always look so perfect?!


  345. Alyssa

    I would love to visit VA someday! Also a free stay at a hotel? count me in, thanks!

  346. fantastic photos!
    *crossed fingers for giveaway*

  347. I would love a night at a hotel for our upcoming anniversary!!

  348. alyssa

    fabulous giveaway! xo

  349. Catrina

    Awesome giveaway! Thanks :)

  350. Gail

    SO excited for baby rockstar #2!!

  351. So jealous of your mini vacation. My husband and I haven't been anywhere since we had our litte guy in September last year! We love visiting new places and a mini vacation sounds amazing right now! Please enter me in the giveaway! Thanks.

    PS why is your family so adorable! And you look amazing, I wish I was that stylish when I was pregnant :)

  352. Hannah

    Looks really lovely there. As a new US resident I will have to add this to my ever increasing list of must visit spots!

  353. Kelsi

    Ah! Perfect timing for the giveaway. It's my birthday soon and we're wanting to travel but don't necessarily have the means for a nice hotel stay. Thanks Naomi. :o)

  354. sounds amazing!

  355. I'd love to win this! I've been itching to travel somewhere and now would be a perfect time (I'm graduating from grad school!).

  356. A.

    What a great giveaway! I'd love a night away. Preferably at the beach. Keeping my fingers crossed!

  357. Charlottesville looks so lovely. Thanks for the giveaway!

  358. Briauna

    I would love to win! My husband has a lot of interviews for residency of medical school coming up and it would be wonderful to win such a gift!

  359. I'm partially sad to hear about Bodo's Bagels. Whereas before I was ignorant of the most amazing bagels being out there in the world, now I acutely perceive the lack of them in my life. Glad your trip was such a success though.

  360. emily

    yay for the hotel giveaway!! I love the photos :)

  361. amanda

    that would be so perfect. i love that umbrella!

  362. Bekah B

    My good friend lives there and has been wanting me, my husband and baby girl to come visit, those hotel rooms would really come in handy.

  363. Julia

    Oh my husband and I could TOTALLY use a lil' overnight stay somewhere fun. Thanks!

  364. I just cant get enough of Eleanor's adorable face. looks like you had a blast

  365. Oh gosh, I really need to get away. I would love to win this!

  366. Beth

    Wow, a free hotel room!? Thanks for the giveaway. I am keeping my fingers crossed.

    Those bagels look delicious! ~Beth

  367. This is such a great giveaway! Also that umbrella is quite lovely!

  368. LaurenT

    mmmmmm. Now I want bagels. (And a free night from!)

  369. Such fantastic vacation photos! I'd love to win a night away from NYC.

  370. Love your photos and would love to win the giveaway!

  371. Free night in a hotel? That would be awesome!!

  372. Kailey

    Ahhh I want to win! In desperate need of a vacation.

    xx K

  373. Meg

    I love Charlottesville! How fun :)

  374. Becca

    Oh my, I need a babymoon before my baby gets here!! I would love a free night with my hubs!

  375. Alicia

    That would be amazing! We only live one hour from Charlottesville (we're in Richmond) and it would be a PERFECT dental school graduation gift for my hubby.

  376. I just joined this week and would love this night to use toward my upcoming Europe trip!!!

  377. Oh how fun!!! The mister and I would love a little getaway! xx

  378. Morgan

    We'd LOVE to win!!
    Looks like you're having a blast!! xo

  379. What a fun trip! We travel a lot with our baby girls & would love the chance to have a free hotel night for our little family! ❤

  380. Ash

    Woot! Hotel room? Sign me up!

  381. love your blog :) thanks for this giveaway!!

  382. I would love to win a night for my husband and myself!


  383. What an awesome giveaway! I would love to have a little mini vacation before the husband starts medical school.

  384. Cate

    The kids and I did a DC trip last August, and your pictures totally make me want to go back already.

  385. Unknown

    Woot! A free night out sounds awesome.

    Meredith W.

  386. What a great giveaway! I'm heading to Portland for the first time, would be fun to stay in a funky hotel for a night!!

  387. Mandy

    I would love to visit Charlottesville! It looks like you had a wonderful time. I would love to win the giveaway!

    M loves D

  388. Jen CK

    great giveaway!

  389. Lince

    I really love your blog! Your photos are amazing!

  390. MeLisa

    Yay for and their giveaway! I'd love to win :)

  391. Amy

    What a pretty outing! Looks like you guys had a wonderful time!

  392. Unknown

    My husband and I both attended UVA and he lived in C'ville for a few years post-graduation, so it holds a special place in our hearts. My mouth started watering after seeing your Bodo's picture!

  393. Great photos, per usual! =) Would love a little getaway too!

  394. Ashley

    Love your cute family!

    Thanks :)

  395. this would be a great save for my birthday coming up.

  396. Eleanor is so cute! I can't wait til my girls have enough hair that I can use cute barrettes. My kids are so bald. :)

  397. Oh! Would love a free hotel night, maybe for a little honeymoon! Have a nice day!

  398. Arianna

    I would love to win this giveaway! I have lots of grad school visits to do, and a free night would be so helpful.

  399. I'm definitely diving into the baking unknown this weekend and making my own bagels! Yay for weekends away with loved ones!


  400. Looks like a fun weekend! Great giveaway, thanks! : )

  401. Ainsley

    Wow, what a great giveaway! I love this because I'm always traveling and I lovelove!

    mylittleartichoke at gmail dot com

  402. Ainsley

    Wow, what a great giveaway! I love this because I'm always traveling and I lovelove!

    mylittleartichoke at gmail dot com

  403. Sarah

    Great photos! It looks like you had a great time! I'd love to win the giveaway!

  404. Such pretty photos. I would love to win the giveaway and surprise my husband with a night away for his 40th birthday.
    Here's to magical getaways.
    Fritzi Marie

  405. Emily

    Oh, I just love fun adventures! Looks like your trip to Charlottsville was perfect.

  406. that's an awesome giveaway!

    your pictures are really cute, glad you guys had a blast :)

  407. Such adorable pics! Would love to win the giveaway so I can go visit my sister's new baby in Maine this fall!

  408. Brittan

    yes, please enter me! trying to figure out how to fund my honeymoon right now – so timely!

  409. Alison

    I would love to win a weekend getaway that looks half as fun as yours!

  410. i love your blog! and what a great giveaway!!

  411. oh how I would love a little getaway with my family, even if it's for a night!

  412. Rie

    i need a vacation the most!

  413. isabug

    i'd love to go on a little vacation right now :)

    and bodo's… seriously the best. i lived in charlottesville from ages 4-6 and i still remember my mom taking me to bodo's for a special treat.

  414. Ashley

    the East coast looks so AMAZING!! i definitely need to spend more time out there – maybe if I win? :)

  415. megs

    Fingers crossed! Don't know where I'd go, but fingers crossed!

  416. cathy

    Would love to win the getaway.

  417. Cute pictures, as always! :)

    And I'd love to win.

  418. Lindsee

    What a fun weekend! You have such a sweet family. We love, awesome giveaway! Thanks!!

  419. I love your style! It has completely inspired me. Please enter me in the giveaway. Have fun at the beach!

  420. Lynne

    I have a great hotel in mind to take my family to. This would be perfect!

  421. sweet give away! what an inspiring blog!

  422. Sheri

    Charlottesville looks like a lovely place! If I were to win a night in a free hotel, I would certainly go somewhere south, somewhere warm. Cheers!

  423. I adore this. I'm desperate for my husband to get in to UVA med next year!

  424. 4th anniversary and my sons 1st birthday today!! would love a weekend away to celebrate with my boys! charlottsville looks beautiful. adorable photos as always ; )

  425. Kieren

    Ohhhhh, I would love to win! One of the main reasons we don't take trips is because my husband is too cheap to pay for lodging! My fingers are crossed!

  426. Katie

    I have yet to have an authentic bagel and I want one SO bad!

  427. Leese

    Looks like an awesome weekend!

  428. this looks like such a fun family getaway! I would love to plan something like this :)

  429. Claire

    oh man, I sure could go for a weekend getaway!

  430. would love to enter your giveaway! love reading your blog!!!

  431. Abigail

    I would LOVE a weekend away with the hubby after this crazy semester!

  432. falana

    It looks beautiful there!

  433. I would love to win a get away with my boyfriend, who lives in another city than me. Thanks for a lovely blog <3 greetings from Denmark (Scandinavia)

  434. Gaby

    It looks like you 3 are having a fabulous time on your trip! I could also use a night or 10 away! Fingers crossed!

  435. love your blog so much! i hope one day to be like you!

  436. Kelly

    a getaway would be wonderful right about now!

  437. Love your blog! And I'd love to win this giveaway. :)

  438. Lindsay

    I would love to win the giveaway! Love traveling!

  439. oh my, a little getaway would be a blessing for me and my sweet husband!

    p.s. you "dress the bump" so well and it is inspiration for me as i try to do the same. :) love to you and your family!

  440. Erika

    Thanks for the giveaway! You rock!

  441. LeD

    I would love to take my little rockstar on a little vacation! :)
    Crossing my fingers…

  442. JenR

    Love your posts! Such a great giveaway, thanks and good luck everyone…!

  443. MGirard

    beautiful pictures! Makes me want to go to Charlottesville… and let my hair grow so I can style them like yours!

  444. Oh! I need to win this, I'm going on an art themed road trip this summer and free hotel accomodations would be fantastic. Love your blog!

  445. E is just adorable! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  446. Sarah

    I love your blog! You have an adorable little family!

  447. Erica

    It looks beautiful there! I would love to visit also. And as always, you and the family look adorable. You make motherhood look so dreamy!

  448. Charlottesville looks lovely!!!

  449. Mel

    I love any chance I can to get to south (Virginia counts!). Love these pictures and this chance to win! Daydreaming of all the places I want to escape to :)


    lordknowsilovetodance at gmail dot com

  450. Megan

    We would love a little getaway! Your photographs are lovely!

  451. Oh my gosh such pretty photos! I would love to getaway for a night if I won!

  452. Janey

    Getting married this year, would love this getaway!!
    You have a beautiful family!!


  453. Jen

    Thank you for sharing!

  454. Eli

    We've used a few times this year really like it. Great giveaway! Thanks!

  455. Megan

    Who doesn't love a good giveaway?! You guys are the cutest! I'm glad you had a great weekend away!

  456. I adore little getaways! We just got back from St. George for a few days :)
    I think this Giveaway is calling my name! My anniversary is next month and I want to get away for a night so badly!

  457. Love your dress! What an awesome giveaway!

  458. Jen

    Thank you for sharing!

  459. Karen

    LOVE the pic of you in the dress with the umbrella!

  460. Unknown

    What an awesome weekend adventure! Being in school, you don't get many chances to go out and do fun stuff like that, so sign me up! I would love to be entered into the giveaway!

  461. Your family is so cute! You look great! Thanks for the giveaway, love reading your posts. (:

  462. Great giveaway. I adore Charlottesville. Used to go to college not too far from there :-)

  463. Lindsay

    All these photos are gorgeous! This pics of Josh and E in the previous post are so hilarious and adorable!
    Thanks for an awesome giveaway!

  464. Carly

    Would love to win this :) Thanks!!

  465. Amanda

    Fabulous giveaway!!! Enjoy your vacation.

  466. anna

    You beautiful pictures make me want to get away immediately! Thanks for the amazing giveaway!!

  467. Kate

    yummy bagels :)

  468. Lovely family you have, and you look quite stunning pregnant. I adore your fashion and look forward to further posts. Enter me into the giveaway, i would love to enjoy a nice little vacation. Thank you!

  469. Suzanna

    would love to win this giveaway. i am in dire need of a vacation.


  470. What a Perfect mini vacation!! It looks like you had so much fun! I would love to win this Giveaway! :)

  471. What a great giveaway! We use all the time. Thanks Taza!

  472. Paige

    what a fun giveway!your umbrella is fantastic, too.

  473. Ellen

    I would love to attend a good friend's wedding at the end of May which would include a hotel stay! haven't seen her in awhile!

    Thanks for the giveaway
    ps-that bagel made my mouth water, no joke.

  474. Rosie

    I love your photos, thanks for sharing!

  475. Ok, I'm living my my in laws for the summer and I could really use a nights get away with my honny. I could really use this. Heres hoping and praying.

  476. Ok, I'm living my my in laws for the summer and I could really use a nights get away with my honny. I could really use this. Heres hoping and praying.

  477. Ok, I'm living my my in laws for the summer and I could really use a nights get away with my honny. I could really use this. Heres hoping and praying.

  478. Ok, I'm living my my in laws for the summer and I could really use a nights get away with my honny. I could really use this. Heres hoping and praying.

  479. I can't even handle, E. She is just too perfect. It looks like you guys had so much fun!

    Would LOVE to win the giveaway!! Such a cool opportunity!

  480. Naomi, I honestly LOVE your blog. I just think your little family is so sweet, thanks for sharing your lives with all of us! Also, THANKS for offering such an awesome giveaway! If we got it, we would head to Vegas or Park City…hmmm, can't decide.

  481. Great giveaway!

  482. alayne

    now I am craving a bagel!
    you look stunning, as usual. :)

  483. I'll take a free hotel night!

  484. April

    Oh I hope I win! My fiance's mother passed away in March and his grandmother had a stroke in April. Between funeral arranging and visiting the hospital, we sure could use a night away for "just us" time!

  485. Charlottesville is one of my favorite places to visit! It's the most charming little city!

  486. I would love to be entered in your contest! Your sweet family is adorable :)


  487. Terri

    ooo a free night huh?

    Anyway, i LOVE that umbrella. so precious

  488. a fancy hotel room stay sounds like the bees knees right about now!

  489. Amanda

    This is great giveaway! could totally use a night away with the hubby to recover from wedding insanity

  490. what an awesome giveaway! especially with summer break right around the corner :) thanks for the giveaway!!

  491. Erica!

    sign me up for this giveaway! i love the picture of Eleanor!

  492. Heidi

    My uncle lives in Charlottesville! So beautiful! I could use a getaway to go see him…

  493. Holly

    Love the pictures! I could really use a weekend getaway with my hubby!

  494. Ivy

    Great pics! Now I want a bagel!


  495. Thanks for the giving – I love charlottesville!

  496. Your hair in that photo of you is so gorgeous. And your family is precious. Thanks for sharing your trip with us. :)

  497. Emily

    I could use a vacation…

  498. Jill B.

    I love to travel and I'm feeling lucky today! It would be wonderful to get away with my hubby and son for a surprise getaway…

  499. BBC

    can i just say that you are just so beautiful! i love how you're able to look to hip and yet totally modest! thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

  500. I neeeed to be entered! I am in the midst of planning a trip this summer to DC!!

  501. AWow

    I've been wanting to check out C'ville for awhile now. Your beautiful pictures have inspired me to plan a little summer getaway!

  502. Deb

    Oh, I'd like a free night. Thank you very muuuch :)

  503. I would love to win the hotel giveaway!!!!!

  504. Who couldn't use a night away? I know I could. Thanks for your beautiful blog, it's my favorite to read each morning and see your happy faces.

  505. kristen

    This is awesome! Thank you for the opportunity!

  506. Hana

    enter me please! (:

    xx, hana

  507. Wow, a weekend getaway would be fantastic right about now.

  508. You guys are too cute!! Love it, and yay we could so use this we have a vacation planned for September and we need to get booking :)

  509. Melanie

    I SO love your little family!!!

  510. Those bagels look SO GOOD! Charlottesville looks so pretty! Great giveaway, the husband and I haven't been away together in a LONG time. Would be fabulous to win!

  511. Awesome Giveaway, Thanks! This looks like the perfect little trip:)

  512. awesome giveaway! i could definitely use a trip somewhere! looks like you had a great time in VA.

  513. That toothy grin gets me every time. What a cute kid E is!



  514. Shanna

    Would love to be entered in the giveaway! We just moved away from ALL our friends and family, and could definitely use a free night to go and visit.

  515. Those bagels look so good!

  516. Beautiful photos! The last one needs to be framed! :D

  517. pati

    I would love to be entered in the giveaway!!! What a charming place to spend a weekend!

  518. Such cute photos, you are all lovely! This is the best giveaway ever, I'd love to win!!

  519. oh wow! Awesome giveaway! My husband and I are going to Paris and this would come in extremely handy :)

  520. Alison

    Would love a weekend away with my husband to celebrate the arrival of our baby boy, who is due in September :-)

  521. how lovely! winning this to use as a surprise romantic getaway with the Mr. would be most excellent!!

  522. Katie

    Looks so fun! I totally want to spend more time on the east coast!

    katie.muirhead (at) gmail (dot) com

  523. Rachel

    Free hotel stay?? Yes, please!

  524. jordan

    Oh this giveaway would be magical!!!

  525. Wow this vacation is just gorgeous. I love old history buildings like these.

  526. Oh yes please…we are 7 months pregnant and very much in need of a weekend getaway!

  527. Alexa

    I would LOVE little weekend giveaway, those bagels look incredible!

  528. I love my hotels! Thanks for the giveaway Taza!

  529. Jenn

    My fiance and I are in need of a getaway. We have been trying to plan one but haven't been able to.
    If you could consider us it would be much appreciated!

    Thank you & thanks for sharing this giveaway.

  530. I would love to win, my husband I would love to have a few nights getaway alone :)

  531. kacy

    wouldn't mind a nice babymoon before our first little one arrives! you have a lovely family and i love your blog!

  532. love your blog! Thank you for reminding us to make each day beautiful.

  533. getting ready for a summer of friend's weddings, watching baseball games everywhere, and my own wedding…. I would love to win this :)

  534. Unknown

    Super cool giveaway!

  535. B+C

    love your hair! you're the cutest pregnant woman in the world.

  536. An overnight stay is just what the Dr. ordered!
    Thanks for the giveaway :)

  537. Tish

    Maybe winning something like that would inspire me to take a trip somwhere outside of LA…I'm due for some change.

  538. Leslie

    Your trip photos are great! I would love to win the giveaway. Gracias!

  539. hotel room? yes please! :) My husband and I live in Charlottesville. Glad you had a nice visit! Isn't it such a gorgeous town!

  540. I love Monticello! What a beautiful place to take your lovely family. :)

    Thank you for the giveaway! Fingers crossed.

  541. What a lovely trip!

  542. Kara

    I'm itching to get away to Seattle with my 2-year old daughter to visit my bff. all we're missing is the hotel room!

  543. Julie

    I would love a getaway with my sweet husband and little one!

  544. cutest family.

    I hope i win this giveaway! eek!

  545. BK

    Ooh, I'd love to win a night somewhere. :) Thanks for the great giveaway!

  546. ohh what a great giveaway! I hope i win this one!

  547. That would be WONDERFUL!!!

    Thanks so much~


  548. I live only about 30 minutes from Charlottesville in a small town called Staunton. I love living so close – downtown is perfect on warm summer days! Would love to win!

  549. newcomm

    Ahh, love these photos as always. The bagel place sounds awesome, if I'm ever in the area I'll have to check it out since you speak so highly of it. (I'm excited to try Shake Shack this weekend after seeing your raves!)

    PS: who doesn't love a free hotel stay?

  550. Great giveaway and thanks for sharing!

  551. MaggieC

    Love the pics, the umbrella is super cool. They use those transparent ones in Japan a lot, and they will hold them so low they have to look through them. The bagels look super yummy too, I might have to go purchase one now. Can't wait to find out who wins the getaway!

  552. Hayley

    I would love to win! We would love a weekend getaway!!

  553. What a great giveaway! And such a cute family :)

  554. CJ

    Would be great to win this giveaway so I could take a much needed weekend getaway!

  555. Leslie

    Great photos! Would love a little getaway. Gracias!

  556. I'm a new fan and am eating your blog up! Please enter me in the giveaway. is a big sponsor… nice work!

  557. Sara

    Love your blog!! I check it all the time – you have the cutest family :) Thanks for the giveaway opportunity! Fingers crossed. :)

  558. Pick me!

  559. What a great giveaway! I would love to do a little weekend giveaway before baby arrives!

    PS you look darling in the last photo!!!

  560. would love to win!

  561. Sarah

    Cville is awesome and Bodos is basically my absolute favourite. My ex worked there in high school and we'd go everytime we went back to visit his family. Having a reason to go to Bodos miiiiiight be one of the things I miss most about our relationship (kidding! Mostly).

    Can I get entered in the giveaway? It'd be great for a mini trip when my BF comes to visit.

  562. lina

    wow. what a great giveaway! definitely enter me : )

  563. Kim

    I love the picture of you under the umbrella! Awesome giveaway!

  564. Jill

    looks like a great trip- I've been enjoying your family's adventures- can't wait to see Boy!

  565. Kristie

    I've always wanted to visit that area! What better way to do so than with a free night stay? ;)

  566. Megan

    Thanks for the giveaway! It has been a long time since my family has gone on a trip.

  567. this DCer has never been to charlottesville! on the bucket list for the summer. fantastic outfit!

  568. Yes! That giveaway sounds incredible!

  569. Best giveaway ever. Please pick me!

  570. Free night in a hotel? Awesome! I already have so many trips I want to take planned in my head – the hardest part would be deciding where to go.

  571. This would come in handy this summer!

  572. I just love Charlottesville. If I won, I'd use it for a little getaway for my hubby and me.

  573. Jess

    gahh! this would be so perfect for a little weekend getaway! thanks for the giveaway! hoping i win :)

  574. my husband and i love! we use them all the time. we'd be stoked to win! gorgeous pictures as usual, your little family is just the sweetest :)

  575. What an awesome giveaway!! Would love a night away with the husband.

  576. Chrissy

    Would love to win this contest!!! BTW, cute hair!

  577. I've got some hotel stays coming up and could really use this! Great giveaway!

  578. hooray! i could definitely go for a vacay.

  579. Winning this would be so amazing while we're on a tight budget!

  580. Me and my honey would love to win this giveaway! :)

  581. Casey

    It looks like you guys had a wonderful trip-that little girl of yours is too cute!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  582. Tara

    We're planning a trip to Vermont and a hotel night would be amazing!

  583. Claire

    You take the sweetest photos!! Please enter me in the giveaway!

  584. Looks like you're all having a lovely little time on this little weekend trip.
    Count me in on the giveaway, that's such a great thing to win!

  585. great giveaway! adorable family!! looks like a great little trip!

  586. kate

    your family is adorable! thanks for the giveaway!!

  587. Lovely pics, looks like a good time! Now I want bagels.

  588. Katie

    We could totally use this for our upcoming trip to San Diego! Beachfront, anyone?

  589. Carlie

    a getaway is just what I need, it's been quite the month! :)

  590. Bethany

    beautiful photos!! you guys are adorable.

  591. Every pregnancy pic you take is beautiful!
    Would love to win!

  592. Cool! Summer trips here I come :)

  593. oooo me me! choose me!

  594. I love reading about your family.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  595. Great giveaway, and I love your pictures!

  596. Oh, that baby makes me smile.

  597. Lauren

    Great pics and giveaway!

  598. my husband and i love love love to travel (ok, maybe just me)–would love this giveaway!

  599. my husband and i love love love to travel (ok, maybe just me)–would love this giveaway!

  600. boylans

    A free night getaway? Pick me please! Love your blog :)

  601. What a charming place for a weekend get-away! And what a great giveaway!

  602. lizzie

    Thanks for the chance to win :)

  603. After I finish finals I would love to get away for a night!

  604. Ameya

    Charlottesville looks adorable!

  605. mp

    There are no good bagels in dc so maybe I could use that free hotel night for a stay in Charlottesville to check them out! Fun giveaway!

  606. Mia

    this makes me want to visit charlottesville!

  607. Eve

    Love your photos! Looks like a great trip. :)

    Would love to win the hotel night!

  608. nadia

    Fingers crossed! This getaway is exactly what my husband and I need :) Thanks for the opportunity!

    xo Nadia

  609. Lovely pictures!
    Would love this giveaway for my honeymoon this September!!

  610. Kelsi

    That's such a cool giveaway! Perfect for people who will be traveling this summer. :)

    Also, those bagels look ridiculous. I'm not usually a bagel fan, but dang!

  611. so cute! hope to win :)

  612. Please enter me in this giveaway!! Day dreaming of where I would stay. Love the photos as usual :)

  613. Wow this is such an amazing giveaway! $250 would be the best way to plan a romantic getaway with the bf <3

  614. After having our baby prematurely…we have been unable to really "get-away" since his arrival! We would love to be entered in this giveaway!

  615. beeTa

    Great giveaway…thanks!

  616. beeTa

    Great giveaway..thanks!!

  617. My husband, new baby, and I could definitely use a little get away! Great give away and I love the pictures of your weekend!

  618. ashlee

    i could really use that weekend getaway! fingers crossed!

  619. Flea J

    would love a fancy get away. :) thanks!

  620. Tiff

    Oh my husband and I would use that for babymoon! I have been saying I wish we could afford a little pre baby getaway!!! Fingers crossed!

  621. Great new sponsor…would love to win a free stay with my hubby ^_^
    Lovely blog and adorable family!

  622. SLAgirl

    Awesome giveaway! I cannot get over how cute you are while preg!!

  623. This would be perfect for our very 1st wedding anniversary in July!

  624. D$

    Please pick me! I'd love a good get away!

  625. What a sweet place to go on vacation! Looks like you had fun!

  626. Pam

    looks like you had a fun little trip! thanks for the giveaway!

  627. Elaine

    holy yes! my husbanda nd i would love this!

  628. Looks like you had a lovely family weekend, I must visit VA soon.If only I had somewhere to stay. :)

  629. Emily

    summer is for travel. love this giveaway!

  630. I have been loving your vacation pictures too! AND YOUR DRESSES! Adorable! :) Thanks for the giveaway!

  631. Rachel

    who wouldn't love a little getaway?

  632. Karin

    Ahhh Bodo's bagels, so good! And I hope you stopped into O'Suzannah when you were on the downtown mall…one of my favorite shops! :)

    I'd love to win a free night thru…great giveaway!

  633. Kristen

    We are heading out to Richmond for a wedding in September excited to visit Charlottesville as well after all of your pictures!

  634. this is one of the most adorably, refreshing blogs i have come across!

    thank you!


  635. My boyfriend and I definitely need a night away from home, and a date night included. The hotel room would be a great extra to the night!

  636. Sallie

    pick me! I would love a getaway with my hubs after school gets out!

  637. Amanda

    I'd love to win stuff from!! You're so lovely!

    Amanda Tully!!

  638. What a great giveaway! My husband and I are taking a roadtrip this summer and this would be perfect!

  639. Mandy

    Most useful giveaway ever!

  640. Lea

    I would be suffering from serious Bodo envy, but I went over an hour out of my intended route to acquire two of their irresistible ETs. Worth it. P.S. Great giveaway.

  641. Madyy

    Would love to be entered in the giveaway! Thanks!


  642. how fun!! I would love to enter. Every picture is the cutest!

  643. Charlottesville looks GORGEOUS! I was considering UVA's law school, but ended up deciding against grad school (for now).

    Also, that giveaway is amazing! Would be great to win and use it for a weekend getaway with the long-distance boyfriend. :)

  644. Elaine

    Great photos! And, how do you get little E to keep those cute barrettes in her hair?

  645. Entering the giveaway so I can go try me some of them bagels, too!

  646. Charlottesville looks wonderful!

  647. i absolutely LOVE charlottesville! your pictures capture the town's charm perfectly!!!

  648. Katy

    I would love to be entered in the giveaway! Perfect for a little summer vacation!

  649. Rachael

    charlottesville looks gorgeous! we just don't have places like that on the west coast. hopefully i will win & can go visit!

  650. gosh, i would love to win this giveaway! i've got the travel bug! great pictures.

  651. Awesome giveaway…and awesome blog! Hope to win!

  652. Laurie

    A night away with my husband would be amazing!

  653. I would love this!

  654. oh i have so loved looking at your trip photos! our family neeeeds a little getaway and would love to win!!

  655. Kylie

    Love these photos! I would love to go on a birthday weekend getaway this summer! ;)

  656. Alicia

    we'd love to take a trip!

  657. Looks beautiful there, all of your beautiful pictures remind me of how I need a vacation. Also, nothing sweeter then a girl who loves her maps.

  658. Camara

    isn't charlottesville a lovely place? i just went to monticello in february – i'm jealous that you got to see the blooming flowers! :)

  659. Wow with over 668 comments my odds are small, but would love a free hotel room. I love the southeast – it's gorgeous!

  660. Love it!!!! What great photos from a great vacation! You sure have a cutie patootie on your hands. Can't wait for you to have another!!! Would LOVE to win this prize as I just graduated college and my hubby and I could celebrate!

  661. e's expressions are priceless :) also i love your hair do.

    thanks for the giveaway!

  662. I am in need of a vaction so, so bad! fingers crossed :)

  663. Molly

    Such a great giveaway – I would love to win!

  664. Katie

    Beautiful photos! I'd like to be entered in the giveaway please : )

  665. Dana

    Oh my goodness does this make me miss C'ville. Bodo's is fantastic (as a New Yorker I was skeptical my first time as well but..YUM). If I won the giveaway I might just have to head back down to C'ville too!

  666. Baylee

    We have a great bagel place where I live called the Bagelry.. salt bagels are my favorite..

    Please enter me in the giveaway! Thanks!

  667. Lisa

    I think I need to win the giveaway so I can go get some of those awesome looking bagels :)

  668. RJF

    Ahh. such an awesome giveaway. My parents are comign to visit me in america, so I would re-gift it to them for chicago! :)

  669. Tracy

    i absolutely adore eleanor. she's undoubtedly the cutest baby i have ever seen!

  670. What a great giveaway!
    By the way, your little family is the cutest ever.

  671. Aya

    pick me please! :)

  672. your weekend looks like it went perfectly! and how sweet that hooked you up! Would love to win a night! I could think of many places to go! Maybe to even go try those scrumptious bagels. yummm.

  673. M.

    free hotel rooms? yes please!

    also- e's face… priceless.

  674. Zoë

    free hotel vacation, yes please!!

  675. So fun, what a beautiful green place!
    We would love a little getaway– "happy 3 years married and 1yr of law school down, 2 more to go!"

  676. Adam

    Is Bodo's Franchising? At least they should open a northern location here in DC. Preferably, downstairs in my building. <3 Bodo's.

  677. Awesome!! My husband and I have a 5 month ould and could def. use a night away!!!

  678. Lacey

    Ooh…I'd love to win this giveaway for my husband and myself. Our lives have been pretty much centered around our baby girl since her birth last year, so I think we're definitely due for a "grown-up" getaway, just the two of us.

  679. Signe

    Would love the giveaway … a night away with the hubs would be great.

  680. amanda

    Lovely giveaway! (And photos of course!)

    I'd love to take a little weekend trip somewhere. :)


  681. Tina

    I would love a free night's stay!

  682. Kayde

    A free night in a hotel sounds amazing! Your little one is so cute!

  683. You guys make traveling with a baby and a half look like so much fun!

  684. Cortney

    Great giveaway!! Thanks for the opportunity!!

  685. Hello Davis Family! Just wanted to let you all know my boyfriend and I came across your instagram photos on the popular page months ago and now we're glued to your blog! Naomi, you inspired me to start my own blog for my family back home in CA. I live in Hawaii With my boyfriend who's in the military and winning this giveaway – his parents could come visit us and stay a little longer ;)
    Whether we win or not, know you are so very inspirational. Really :)

  686. Jessica

    I moved away from Charlottesville about a year ago, but seeing those Bodo's pictures made me want to go RUSHING back :) Glad you enjoyed sweet lil C'ville.

  687. Betsy

    Great giveaway! We're getting ready to move and a free hotel room would be awesome for when we want to come back "home" and visit!

  688. Great vacation spot! I'm sure the rain wasn't as enjoyable as some sun would be, but everything looked so freshly washed and clean! Pretty!

  689. oh, my heavens! two nights away would be MUCH appreciated right now.

  690. I love these photos! I need to win this giveaway…my anniversary is coming up and it would be a hoot to have a free stay somewhere!

  691. Would love to win this giveaway. Just had a brand new rockstar join our family in March and haven't been able to sneak away yet. Crossing our fingers :)

  692. Kara

    Beautiful pictures!! and a great giveaway!

  693. Jessica

    I love the white dress!

    And this free hotel stay would be perfect! I have a couple trips planned soon!

    Thanks :)


  694. Tyra

    Free hotel? Yes please! Taking my hubby on a surprise bday trip to Chicago this fall and a free room would be perfect!

  695. Hana

    Thank you for the giveaway! I could use a weekend away!

  696. Oh dear, I've been consumed by finals in art school and a winning this vacation in Charlottesville would be grand for me and my supportive boyfriend who understand that I have to spend a lot of time at the studios. Some time away from DC and spent there would be lovely to decompress. :)

  697. WANT to TRAVEL!!! Love your maternity style!

  698. What a fantastic giveaway!!!

  699. charlottesville is officially added on to one of my places to visit thanks to you and your cute family making it look oh so appealing :)

  700. Your family is as precious as ever! giveaway? Yes, please!

  701. Casi

    Love your pictures and would love to win a night at a hotel!

  702. Best bagels ever? I'm in!

  703. Ana

    it looks like such a perfect vacation!

  704. Tarana

    ah! the last picture is priceless!!

  705. Annie

    Oh those bagels! I was just lamenting how tough it is to get a great bagel in Los Angeles.

    Oh and, I LOVE I was just using them yesterday, in fact!

  706. This would be ever so lovely with my 5 year anniversary coming up!

  707. Melissa

    A perfect giveaway for a summer getaway! Awesome, thanks!

  708. LA

    could totally use a free night when we are in san fran for our honeymoon!

  709. Jessica

    Yay! Great give away, i love your blog. I am preggo now too, i am so excited to be reading about your pregnancy. Congrats!

  710. colleen

    love these photos from my home! makes me eager for my July trip there

  711. Virginia is for lovers! VA is on the list of places to possibly settle after all our globetrotting. Looked like a fabulous trip!

  712. My husband went to college in Virginia. I would love to visit sometime, it looks fabulous. Hope you have a good trip in Jacksonville! Get some family time in before there is ONE more!

    Would love to win the hotel giveaway for my family as well!

  713. Tas

    yes please! can't wait to go to Paris this summer.

  714. Regina

    Eleanor is just too cute! Looks like you had a wonderful vacation. I wouldn't mind getting away for a few days either.

  715. Emily

    So many possibilities..where would I go?! Such a great giveaway–thank you!!

  716. How great?! I would love to use a free night at a hotel! It would come in handy when I visit some friends in DC next month!

  717. Kait

    I could really use a little getaway after graduation! Fingers crossed :)

  718. Katy

    Such a darling family!

  719. love all the photos!!

  720. I'd love to win a night stay! My boyfriend and I are going to Seattle this summer and need to book a room :)

  721. Carissa

    How fantastic and fun! Charlottesville looks absolutely gorgeous; I'd love to visit there some day. Thank you for posting such lovely photos that allows us to appreciate it (and your family)'s loveliness.

  722. jo

    The athmosphere in your photos is amazing! Wish to have the same when we travel to Barcelona with my girl end of the summer. xx

  723. Kym

    Hee Hee…that photo of Eleanor with the map is so cute. Perfect caption as well :) GREAT giveaway. Husband and could greatly benefit from a getaway right now… would love to win this.

  724. I would love a little weekend getaway. Great giveaway! Thank you :)

  725. Jade

    I need a vacation!

  726. sarah

    would love to win a getaway night!!

  727. Mindy

    have been craving a getaway! your trip to charlottesville looks adorable. mount vernon in the fall was another of our favorite day trips. the foliage behind the back wrap-around porch is unreal.

  728. what a great giveaway! and I love that a little rain won't spoil your day <3

  729. Oh, I'd love to win that! And I just love your pictures.

  730. Alex

    Need a vacation! I'm in. Pick me!!

  731. jbougie

    If I won the giveaway my husband and I would love a night's stay in San Diego or Palm Springs for a little R&R; before our little baby arrives. Thanks for the opportunity!

  732. Mia

    I would love to enter to win this! As a poor college student, I can't afford much :P

  733. Beautiful photos! I'd love to win this…my hubs and I are planning a little babymoon of sorts this summer, and this would be perfect!

  734. Jess

    Pick me! We love weekend getaways!

  735. Shaunna

    I want to win! Your trip looked awesome!

  736. That Eleanor is TOO CUTE!

  737. Always look forward to your posts-and a vacation! Thanks for offering the giveaway!!

  738. Cynthia

    Ooooh. I would use it to spend a weekend in NYC with my bf! :D

  739. I adore Charlottesville! I would love to win the giveaway- what an awesome prize!

  740. taylor

    i would love to win a free hotel stay!

    what are your favorite bagels in nyc?

  741. count me in on the giveaway! Also, I love your dress and really just the whole last picture in general!

  742. Kirstie

    yeah for! vacation here i come!

  743. kelsey

    a free night in a hotel and an excuse to travel! count me in! you look gorgeous in your dress!

  744. Please enter me :) I would love a getaway with my lovely boyfriend but as students there's no way we could afford it.
    Also, you have the cutest daughter I have ever seen, she's adorable!


  745. Thanks for the giveaway! And I'm thinking a trip to Charlottesville is in order.

  746. blythe

    what a great giveaway! we could definitely use a vacation!

  747. Liv

    I could seriously go for a night away.. and sleep, lots of uninterrupted sleep!

  748. Skye

    Oh wow, what a generous giveaway! If I win I will use it to stay at the nice hotel at my friend's upcoming wedding :)

    Your family is seriously the most adorable ever. And you have given me a serious bagel craving!

  749. Would love to use this for our two year anniversary in July!

  750. Sierra

    What a great giveaway…I would use this for our honeymoon this summer!

  751. Kate

    those bagels look incredible! love the vacation photos too :)

  752. Please enter us! :)

  753. What a lovely giveaway! You look beautiful in your photos. Thanks for sharing!

  754. LMT

    love free! and oh, how I miss the East Coast.

  755. Jayme

    Such an amazing Momma! You look stunning & another awesome giveaway! Enter me!!

  756. KSarge

    I love your purse (and hair and entire outfit)in the final picture!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  757. Wendy

    Love your blog, so inspiring on so many levels ~ Joy, Joy, Joy!!!

  758. I LOVE Charlottesville. Glad your trip was so fun. Thanks for another great giveaway!

  759. Your family is so darling! I would love to win the giveaway!

  760. Dee

    I'd love to visit Charlottesville. What a cool giveaway too!

  761. Julie

    I want a free night! Perfect for a little getaway!

  762. Elise

    oh my husband and I could really use a night away!


  763. Elise

    oh my husband and I could really use a night away!


  764. Jessica


  765. sooo perfectly adorable!! wonderful giveaway too! i could use a free hotel room this summer ;)

  766. Kale

    I would love to go on a trip! my husband just finished nursing school and we need to get away! Thanks!!

  767. I am a new follower and just adore your blog! That bagel looks ahmazing! THanks for the giveaway.

  768. Lizzy

    I love this giveaway! And your amazing mama style, I'm so trying the white dress with denim jacket look this summer!

  769. andrea

    This would be wonderful

  770. Mmm, I love bagels! Looks like I would love Bodo's :)

    I would like to be entered to the giveaway!


  771. Denise

    Please enter me in your giveaway. Also your daughter is too cute!

  772. Kelly

    These photos are gorgeous!

  773. What a wonderful giveaway!! We are expecting our second baby this fall so a babymoon would be great. Thank you so much!

  774. y'all are seriously the cutest family!

  775. I would love to visit Charlottesville!

  776. jessica

    This would be perfect for my husband and I to use for our 2 year anniversary getaway weekend!!!

  777. Molly

    thanks for the giveaway! :)

  778. laura

    Where hotel did you stay at in Charlottesville?

  779. Sabriel

    awesome! we book with hotels all of the time! You guys are so beautiful!

  780. linsey

    I love hotels and traveling!

  781. Shannon

    Just found your blog! Great read!

  782. Thanks for the tips…we are headed there this weekend!

  783. Summer is going to be here before we all know it and that means there are so many vacations to be had! A free night would be amazing!

  784. Erika

    Lovely post! It would be awesome to have a couple of nights to take the fam somewhere fun…..

  785. Jocelyn

    i absolutey love your blog and i would love to be entered into the give away! gorgeous hair is that a braid or a fish tail? 2 or 1?

  786. I love Charlottesville! It's simply beautiful.

  787. Holy smokes! I could totally use a getaway! Count this girl in!

  788. Erin

    I could definitely use a hotel room in DC soon!

  789. These photos have me yearning for the east coast… how I miss the beautiful architecture and magical campuses…


  790. What a lovely giveaway! I so need a vacation right now and how perfect would that be to make it all free?! Stellar!

  791. Kathryn

    Cute family! Cute pictures and great giveaway! Fingers crossed!

  792. Oh, I would LOVE to win a free night somewhere… anywhere! I'd take a little weekend trip too. :)

  793. katie

    i love charlottesville, especially the downtown mall. :) thanks for the giveaway.

  794. What a great new sponsor. Also I love the picture of you in the rain, adorable!

  795. I would love to win!! You have such a darling family by the way..

  796. What a seriously awesome giveaway! Those bagels looks amazing and your weekend looked so relaxing and enjoyable!

  797. Sonia

    Fun idea for a giveaway! Great pictures from your get-away :)

  798. Bodo's is AMAZING! Definitely took advantage of that while I was a student at UVA and love any excuse to visit Cville!

  799. Kellie

    I just love your sweet little family! And I love this deal too! My husband and I are actually planning a visit to DC next month to visit friends – might be nice to have a free hotel room!


  800. What a fun giveaway! I would love to win!

    BTW…you look so beautiful in the last picture! What a pretty mama!


  801. Kellie

    I just love your sweet little family! And I love this deal too! My husband and I are actually planning a visit to DC next month to visit friends – might be nice to have a free hotel room!


  802. Charlottesville looks so lovely, I will have to add it to our travel list :) My new husband and I have been using to plan our upcoming honeymoon (a Cali road trip) and they have been amazing. It would rock to win an extra night free!

    Thanks Naomi!

  803. Allison

    Adorable photos, as always :) And the giveaway would be the perfect celebration to me finally finishing up my Ph.D, woo hoo!

  804. Lucie

    Oooooh my goodness – 'You took the wrong turn Papa!' – CUUUUTE!

    And you look simply stunning in that bottom picture :)

    Maybe if I win, I'll visit Charlottesville too!

  805. Jenny

    your trip looks fab. I would love to win one of my own

  806. Love that last Picture! So pretty!

  807. Aubrey

    This is an awesome giveaway as I have some trips coming up ;]

    thank you!

  808. Lovely photos! Made me smile, thanks :o)

  809. Hillary

    Thanks for this great giveaway. I'm glad you and your family had a nice trip. :)

  810. You guys are the greatest little family! Looks like you're having the time of your life. I need a vacation!

  811. Lauren

    Love your outfit!!

  812. I would love to go to Charlottesville! I've never been and it looks gorgeous! Pick me, Pick me!

  813. Those bagels look delicious, and you are such a cute family!!! Thanks for this nice giveaway! xx

  814. I love charlottesville so much! and those bagels DO look amazing.

  815. Looks like the whole fam had a good time. I'd love to get in on this!

    Thanks taza. :)


  816. ACM

    What a wonderful giveaway! I would love love a little getaway! Thank you!

  817. theresa

    A hotel stay with the hubby and our ten month sweetie would be a wonderful family vacay!

  818. Robin

    I would love to win this so I could stay in chicago the night I see coldplay with my hubby, it would make his birthday present that much better!

  819. Lisa B.

    Great giveaway and great pics from a wonderful getaway!

  820. Crystal

    i love your blog!

  821. thea

    ah, i'd love to win a hotel night! i would love to visit williamsburg, va and just take in all the history and visit busch gardens of course!

  822. I love UVA and I'm so glad you did too! Thanks for the hosting the giveaway!

  823. what a great giveaway! And love the photos :)

  824. This giveaway is great timing! My husband and I will be celebrating our one year wedding anniversary at the end of May and we're hoping to getaway for a weekend to celebrate!

  825. Charlottesville is lovely! My hubby and I were just there for a marriage conference… we missed out on the bagel place though. We'll definitely have to try them out the next time around :) Love your blog!

  826. What a fun give away…maybe I will get lucky.

  827. Colleen

    What a great giveaway! My husband and I would love to win a night's stay. Your vacation photos are inspiring and show us that we can go on vacation with a young baby in tow too (something that we've been hesitant to do thus far).

  828. Jen

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  829. I would love to win a free night! We are heading to Seattle soon!

  830. Corinne

    You are always looking SO CUTE! Love your little family. And I would love to win that giveaway! Thanks so much :]

  831. Angela

    ah, I could use a vacation.

  832. Sarah

    I'd love to enter the giveaway! I have yet to book a hotel for my wedding night next month!

  833. Jen

    Cutest Family Award!!! You have such sweet adventures and look so happy being together.

  834. I'd love to win this for my parents! They only live 2 hours away from Charlottesville so it would be a wonderful trip! :)

  835. would love a getaway!

  836. I would love to win! My husband and I never got a honeymoon and a year and a half later with a baby in tow we regret not taking at least one night.

    By the way, as I read your blog and see your bump I wish I was as glowing as you are when I was pregnant.

  837. Bryn

    i would love a night away with the hubby! thanks for the giveaway!

  838. this is a great giveaway! i've only been to the area once and it was a long time ago for lacrosse camp … so this would be a much better trip :)

  839. Love your photos! what a cute family! Could really use this giveaway!!! :)

  840. MP

    ah the free night would totally useful during my job hunt! i very much enjoy your blog =)

  841. Sarah

    I am in love with the picture with the twinkle lights and the brick wall.

    Also, what a lovely giveaway!

  842. Would LOVE to win a free night away via for my Hubby and I before our baby is born end of June :)

  843. Oh this would be lovely! My wedding anniversary is coming up!

    Your little family is so adorable. I come here every day to get a little boost of happiness! Thanks for allowing us to be part of it all!

  844. Emily P

    I would love a hotel night I'd sleep and sleep and sleep

  845. Sally

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  847. SPIjadi

    Love E's sweet little hairpieces.
    Thanks for the lovely giveaway! Fingers crossed!

  848. Sally

    Love your blog–following since little E was born! What a wonderful family! Great sponsor too! :-)

  849. I would love to enter this giveaway! It would give me an excuse to get out of town for a while ;)
    smith.d.brittany at

  850. My fiance and I are in desperate need of a getaway!

  851. Vonae

    Oh how lovely this is!

  852. Gorgeous photos! Love the one of Eleanor in the stroller, adorable :)

  853. Gorgeous photos! Love the one of Eleanor in the stroller, adorable :)

  854. Ali

    what a great giveaway. i would love an excuse to go for a weekend getaway! looks like you had a nice trip!

  855. what an awesome giveaway Naomi +! would love a weekend getaway in the country with the man. it would be nice to spend some quality time in the country/mountains!

  856. I would love to win this! my husbubble and i need a getaway :)

  857. Cyrrene

    That outfit is fabulous. The city looks adorable too!

  858. M

    yum! i love me a good bagel :)

  859. i love that you all loved cville.

    bodo's is amazing; i always get it when I visit.

    great giveaway today as well!

  860. pretty please with sugar on top!

  861. Laura

    I'd love a free night in a hotel– who wouldn't? Thanks for the givaway! (Your dress is lovely, by the way)

  862. What a nice giveaway and super cute family vacation!

  863. laura

    beautiful photos and a fun giveaway! thanks for sharing! :)

  864. Caitlin

    I'd love to be entered into the giveaway! Love the blog :)

  865. julia

    what a lovely weekend getaway! would love to have one too :)

  866. Laura

    Oh me, oh my, what a fun giveaway!! Fingers crossed I'm the lucky winner! :-)

  867. Never been to VA, but now I want to go! Beautiful photos, beautiful family. Fingers crossed for the giveaway!

  868. charlottesville is just the best!!!

  869. Jen

    I love Yay!

  870. Oh my goodness, i would love a getaway night with my husband…it's been so long! thanks for such a great giveaway chance!

  871. Taylor

    Ooh Pick me pick me! I need to make my way to VA soon based on these gorgeous pictures. Love it!

  872. trent

    I love Virginia! So glad you enjoyed it! My hubby and I could use a vacation so we would love the room!!

  873. Oh, that bagel sandwich looks yum!

  874. oooh me please! My husband and my pregnant self would love it!

  875. Liz J.

    Yay giveaway! Your outfit is so cute in that last photo!

  876. I want a free night! Your trip to VA looks amazing!

  877. YES ! i NEED a night away!

    Thanks lady!

  878. Joanna

    mmm those bagels look delish!

  879. I would really enjoy a one night getaway to PALM SPRINGS! MY vacation fell through this week, so hoping I win!

  880. So awesome! I'd love a night out with my husband!

  881. Hannah

    I would love to win!! My husband and I are looking at first year anniversary getaways, and a night from would be amazing!!


  882. Nicole

    I would love to win! Your trip looks absolutely lovely!

  883. Jessica

    I went to UVA and love these pics :)

  884. i would love to win this giveaway! my husband and i are planning a trip right now… currently a hypothetical trip but we'd love to make it happen. :)

  885. Sweet pics! I'd love a night away!

  886. CinLiv

    Love Charlottesville and love the post! Please enter me for a chance to win! Thanks!

  887. Anait

    Your road trip looks fantastic! Would love to win this giveaway, my fiancé and I are in serious need of a getaway!!

  888. Katie

    I want! I want! :)

  889. My brother keeps telling me to go to Charlottesville, VA and after looking at your photos I'm intrigued enough to do so.

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  890. Emily

    what a lovely giveaway! thank you so much for always sharing such lovely photos of you and your family :)

  891. abowman

    Please enter me in the contest!

  892. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity! I LOVE your blog! This would be perfect for me and my husband! Have a great week :-)

  893. That baby girl is too precious! Praying the next one is just as wonderful. God makes some beautiful things!

  894. Jenski

    Charlottesville is so great. Nice giveaway.

  895. Andrea

    OOO A night at a hotel! I can't begin to pick where I would want to go!

  896. Erin

    Please pick me!

  897. Joan

    That bagel sandwich looks amazing.

  898. you and your family are just <3

  899. Charlottesville is one of the few places I haven't been, but would love to visit!

  900. Enter me please! Would totally love a vacation after all this college work…

  901. Alexis

    Love that last picture of you and the umbrella!!! You are beautiful pregnant! And little E. can't get any cuter:) Can't wait to meet your little boy!
    PS…I would love a free hotel night! We never even had a honeymoon and we've been married for almost 6 years with 2 kids.

  902. Jen

    that sounds like it would make the perfect babymoon getaway for me and the hubs! i'd love to win!

  903. Leanne

    That would be awesome!!!

  904. Megan

    Charlottesville looks amazing–I'm in DC as well and I'd love to go on a weekend getaway!

  905. I'd love the giveaway to get a hotel room when I travel to the east coast this summer!

  906. tamara

    We were just talking last night how we are in desperate need of a vacations! This would be perfect! I've used before and they are awesome!

  907. You look so pretty hiding from the rain under they umbrella!

  908. I'd love a free night away!

  909. OH BOY! I would love to win this giveaway!!

  910. Unknown

    This is the coolest giveaway ever!!! My fingers are crossed!

  911. whoohoo i'd love a little get-away in C'ville, it's only an hour away! So fun to see your photos!

  912. Jill

    I could use a free hotel stay!

  913. Rachel

    haha that picture of eleanor is way too cute

  914. azuajea

    I love to travel and would love to win the giveraway.
    Beautiful photos!!!

  915. LYNN

    The photos of your little trip have inspired my to take pictures of EVERYTHING when I'm in Italy next week. I am so charmed by the small moments you always capture. And, great giveaway!

  916. Susanna

    I just began reading your blog two days ago and I am HOOKED!! The pictures are beautiful and breathtaking! Enjoy your vaca. You are about to be a mother of two and deserve every minute of it! I would love to win the drawing and take a vaca with my husband and sweet girl soon! Y'all have a great time!

  917. Shelly

    I would love a getaway for a night with my husband! I love your blog. Your family is beautiful!

  918. Abbey

    What a fun giveaway! I die of jealousy over your hair and dress in that last picture, such a pretty mama ;)

  919. I can't get enough of little E! She's so darn cute!

  920. Carly

    Would love to win! Thanks!

  921. oh goodness, your family is so cute. and i would love to win the hotel credit! that'd be so much fun to have a little free getaway for a night.

  922. You look lovely! Glad I peeked in over here from Instagram!

  923. Maria

    A free night at a hotel sounds awesome!

  924. GREAT giveaway! I know just the place..

  925. Jenna

    So cute! I would love to enter the giveaway. Thanks for hosting it!

  926. Looks like you had a fabulous trip!! Hope I win ;)

  927. Whitney

    Ooh, I want a hotel to see Maxwell in Atlanta!

  928. HMB

    I'm there in a month for my 5 year reunion and so excited (how has it been that long?!)!!

    And don't even get me started on Bodo's… yum.

    Fingers crossed for the giveaway!

  929. I love your hair and eleanor is the cutest baby I have ever seen! Crossing my fingers for the giveaway!

  930. Sandy

    Looks like a great trip; excited to see more! Great giveaway too! Thank you :)

  931. gmz

    Cute pics!

  932. Ariel

    Oh goodness! What a nice giveaway. Your family is so cute!
    Thank you!

  933. Sherri

    Thank you for another amazing giveaway! Please enter me.
    Loving your blog :)

  934. Ok I just lOve you!!

    I hope we win!!!


  935. Lovely photos! I spent 4 wonderful years at UVA and am heading back for grad school. Cville is the best!

  936. Ali

    I love! I would definitely put it to good use!!

  937. Kat

    I could really use a hotel voucher for my trip to Utah this summer!

  938. Seriously I don't think you can be any cuter!!

    I sure hope I win!! :)

  939. Such a great giveaway! Could definitely use a vacation!

  940. That would be amazing! I already know where I would go, too!
    Also, I am totally dragging my friends to that bagel place next time we're in Virginia!

  941. Unknown

    my husband and I were just planning a mini getaway for our 1 yr. anniversary! :)

  942. What an awesome giveaway! Who would not want to win this?! Brilliant.

  943. Wow, you all look gorgeous!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  944. Crystal

    lovely photos as always! That eleanor is just too cute : ) Fingers crossed for the giveaway! x

  945. I'm in serious need of a vacation! Finals are approaching at UW Madison, and I would love a little getaway for when I am done!

  946. Oh, how I would LOVE to win this giveaway!!!! My husband and I are due for a weekend away!!!

  947. From the mountains to the ocean! What a treat.

  948. Susi

    Lovely pictures as always Taza! I never been to UVA! must be fun from the pictures. Thanks for the gie away , hope Im the lucky would love to finally visit NYC !:)

  949. Gorgeous photos! This is a great giveaway!

  950. Monica

    would love to win the hotel giveaway.

  951. Crossing my fingers! :)

  952. Wooohoooo! I would love to win a night out with my man!