As you know, our Spain trip has OFFICIALLY kicked off! ??
First of all, thanks for being understanding of the three straight sponsored blog posts in a row–I always try to space out my sponsorships as much as possible, but I wanted to get them all up before I left for our trip so I could really zone out and relax! (Granted, they’re with Everlane, Nordstrom, and Barbour–three of my favorite brands, so they hardly FEEL *sponsored* and I would’ve posted them regardless ?) But still–I hope you know that I don’t accept sponsorships from brands I’m not obsessed with, or brands that don’t allow me to bring my content to life in the way that is most helpful and inspiring to you!
Now that my mad “get everything done before vacation” dash is over–I think prioritizing my own self-care (and prioritizing my marriage!) means taking time off of work in order to fully recharge! What kind of *influencer* (I hate that word ?We really need to come up with a better job title) would I be if I didn’t practice what I preach?
Out of Office
That being said, I’ll be taking next week off, fully “out of office” if you will–until Monday, September 30th! (We get back the 29th!) So in the meantime, you can follow along on our Spain adventures on Instagram stories! I’ll be posting a lot during our trip–don’t worry!
Want more blog posts? I have SO MANY in my archives. Seriously–click on any of the subcategories in my navigation menu and start scrolling–there are years and years of posts that you can dig through!
I would also like to take a moment to say THANK YOU. Because without your support, there would be no Spain trip! I know there are lots of amazing travel bloggers out there who get free hotels, free meals, etc in exchange for coverage–but those are not me. I don’t want to have to work during my vacation (you know, like you learned in high school econ class–there’s no such thing as a free lunch ?) and therefore, much of our vacations (of course, in addition to Neal’s hard work in his career and our current DINK situation ?I can’t take all the credit) are made possible because of you.
Every time you share my content with your friends, leave a wonderful like or comment on any of my Instagram posts, purchase something through my blog links, or, most recently buy my TJ’s e-book (!)––you are helping to contribute to our bottom line. This life I have would not be possible without you. Neal and I both view this community as our online family and you bring us so much joy every day. Thank you for being my biggest cheerleaders, always. I hope you know how much your support truly means to me!
LOVE YOU! See you back here on September 30th! ❤️
Jess (and Neal too, obvi).