Tuesday, May 8, 2012

The Rhododendron Garden


Yesterday the weather hit 80 degrees in Oregon! (Yes, here in the Northwest our lives revolve around the weather - that's why I mention it so much. I'd link to all the posts where I talk about the weather, but I'm pretty sure I'd have to link to nearly all my posts.) Josh and I are homebodies, so usually we love nothing more than spending the evening at home, lounging around on the couch and watching TV and reading. But 80-degree weather is one of the few things that gets us outside! We took a trip out to the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden in SE Portland last night, and had a picnic dinner on a bench next to the pond while watching the sunset.









Yellow tank top: Gap
Jean shorts: free from a family member
Blue and green wedges: Nine West from Nordstrom Rack
Sunglasses: Oscar de la Renta from TJ Maxx
Blue and green necklace: purchased in Florence, Italy
Butterfly bracelet: In Pink

5 comments:

  1. Lovely photos! Looks like a great place and a romantic time!

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  2. Your pictures are really great! And - I love the shoes! Yay for 80 degrees!

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  3. it's not just you, we are all obsessed with talking about the weather. Though I think my weather lately sounds more like "Gray Skies" than yours. It's been overcast for what feels like an eternity. I mean, yes, there were two nice days, but they were in between 10 days of rain.

    So, loving your sun, and sandals.
    Chic on the Cheap

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  4. Oh wow, what a lovely place! It's rainy and bleh here still, wish it were 80!

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  5. Wow. That place looks amazing! I'll have to make time to visit it!
    It was so nice running into you! I'm sure it will happen again. :)

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