Skip to main content

mexico : on the catamaran

diapers & skinny jeans travel diaries, 2013.
caribbean sea, mexico - sailing on the catamaya
february 15th

Here is where we swam, snorkeled, barbecued and stayed out late.
The wind whipped through our hair,  and the boat made some of us sick.
We watched the sun set and rode back through the darkness of the sea.


  1. Ah, it looks like so much fun and beautiful weather!

  2. There is nothing like being out on the water on a warm clear night. It looks like you had blast--I hope you weren't one of the people who got sick!

    1. Thankfully I was okay... Erick? Not so lucky.

  3. So fun! I love that striped mono swimsuit cover.
    I got sick on a whale watching cruise once. Ugh.

  4. this looks amazing! i wish i could transport myself there, sigh... x

  5. Although I'm not sure about the sea sickness, that's my kind of vacation!


  6. This looks like a lovely way to spend an afternoon!

  7. amongst all the beautiful pictures (which they ARE gorgeous) these words "and rode back through the darkness of the sea" made the post all come together. xxoo

  8. Oh my goodness, it just looks incredible! ahhhhhhh

  9. what an amazing trip! Love all those colours and everyone seems to be having so much fun, these pictures just make me feel happy (and long for a holiday, ha!) xx

  10. Looks divine, Kate. What a day that must've been! (Sorry to hear Erick got seasick though... that sucks.)
    Ronnie xo

  11. How beautiful! I could really use a day on the boat with a beer and the salty wind!

  12. I wish I had that little baggie with the date 2.16.13 on it.... The day I had my second littles!

  13. The girl in stripes has the most beautiful freckles!


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Easter Weekend

Hello! Happy mid-week to you. This is the roll of photos we shot over our Easter weekend, and oh what a wonderful weekend it was. It was so nice to have family here to visit - even if the weather was cooler than we anticipated! We visited the redwoods in Felton, ate vegetarian burritos, went to the epic shoreside in Montara, and the brewing company in Half Moon Bay. Our hearts are full and our home is feeling quite empty now ;)

As a side note, I've found a renewed love with film. This is a post for another time, but it bears mentioning here! There has been much on my mind re: photography, and hopefully this will be the space I can share that.

For the curious, all the above were shot on a Nikon FM10 with Fuji Superia 400 speed film.

The Long And Short Of It

Hi, friends. How was your weekend? After having non-stop rain for nearly a month, we finally received a short break in the El Niño weather to head to the coast. Even though it's not in our backyard, I still feel like twenty miles to the beach is a good compromise. It really is lovely here and it makes me happy to see the girls so at home in the sea.

This week we are gearing up for Easter and some very special visitors -- my Mama and my sister! It will be the first time Mom has seen our new home or visited the Bay Area, so to say we are excited would be an understatement. We cannot wait. I've even kept it as a surprise from the girls, so I'm sure the look on their faces alone when they see Grammie and their Auntie will be the highlight of the whole trip.

What about you? Any special Easter plans or crafting?

We made some hot crossed buns for the first time last year, and I'm hoping I can bake a little something special this year too. We're going to try this recipe a…


(silly photo of me saying, "whaaat?"  by the husband)

Hi friends. I wanted to take a minute to catch up together and fill you in on a few new things! To anyone new to our space, thank you for visiting and I'm glad you're here. You may have noticed the look around the blog has been much simpler and clean. It's something I'm trying to do not only in just the blog, but with my life itself... a bit of a spring-cleaning, if you will. My Facebook feed filled with "friends" I haven't talked to in ages, a twitter name that no one could pronounce or understand, blog columns and categories I couldn't keep up with, even pressure to post when I know I should just be enjoying my time with my family. The list is seeming never-ending for a lot of us out there, and I just wanted to be honest and say that I too have gotten "stuck" one time or another, and here's a few things I did to streamline my way out of it:

• Keep as many things cons…