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Beach Day in Capitola, California

Capitola, California
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Last week, Edwin and I drove from my cousin’s wedding in Carmel, California to visit Edwin’s lovely aunt in Berkeley, California who graciously hosted us for a fun few days. It was a quick two hour drive but we decided to take the scenic route and stop for a beach day in the adorable little coastal town of Capitola. I used to visit Capitola every summer before or after I’d go to summer camp in the redwood forest above Santa Cruz but I hadn’t been back in years. It was so fun to take a trip down memory lane and show Edwin around.

It’s a true California beach town with barefoot surfers walking to and from the ocean, a buzzing beach dotted with turquoise lifeguard towers, colorful little beach bungalows along the water, a legendary pizza counter serving up slices to go, and an ice cream shop with a line out the door. I came prepared with my new favorite hydrangea print ChappyWrap blanket and a straw bag full of beach necessities so I was ready for a day in the sun, sand, and surf!

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Hydrangea Print ChappyWrap Blanket

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My frequent Rhyme & Reason readers know all about ChappyWrap!

I gushed over the brand and the adorable mother daughter duo behind the yummy, soft, durable blankets in this post but I’m back with more today because I fell in love with one of their new summer blankets! Here are a few of my favorite things: blue and white, hydrangeas, and being cozy. Wrap all of these up in one and you get my latest obsession… this reversible blue and white hydrangea print blanket. I simply cannot get enough of the print!

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One of the reasons I love ChappyWrap blankets so much is the versatility of them. I use my ChappyWrap blankets all the time inside when I’m snuggled up working at my desk, watching a movie, or reading a book but I also use them outside to wrap up in on chilly nights, at the beach, or at the park. When we’re home, we eat outside all the time so I always drape our Chappys over the backs of chairs for guests (or me!).

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Chappys really truly make the best house warming or hostess gifts too, especially since you can monogram them like I did with my hydrangea blanket! An added customization is always an appreciated personal touch. My sister just moved into an adorable new apartment in Santa Monica so I got her this blue and white stripe blanket as a house warming gift! Isn’t it perfect for California?

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P.S. if you’re wondering if it’s tricky to clean or wash ChappyWrap blankets after days when they can get dirty (like my beach day), then don’t fret! I never worry about using them outside because they are so easy to wash! Simply machine wash cold on gentle cycle and then tumble dry on low heat.

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ChappyWrap Hydrangea Print Blanket (c/o)

Photography by Edwin Eversole

This post is in partnership with ChappyWrap but all opinions are my own. I hope you can see my love for this brand and thank you for supporting the brands that make Rhyme & Reason possible!

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  1. Must get a hydrangea ChappyWrap!! And must get one for my friend who lives on Nantucket for a hostess gift!!!

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