i need the sea, it teaches me

I see a recurring theme surrounding my instagram photos.
the ocean.
where’s my mermaid tail, again?  

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  • Reply Ash

    LOVE all your sea pics.. i also am obsessed with the water- i feel so peaceful and at home by the sea (:

    January 11, 2012 at 9:44 pm
  • Reply brittany

    ahhh you've been killing me with these instagrams, girlfriend! my family has a condo in vero beach and every year starting january 1st it is pretty much the only thing i think about until i take my getaway trip. must. get. there. immediately.

    January 11, 2012 at 9:49 pm
  • Reply Miss Chelsea

    I love that first one

    January 11, 2012 at 9:49 pm
  • Reply Michelle (michabella)

    looooove the ocean. makes my heart happy. def love the first one!

    January 11, 2012 at 9:54 pm
  • Reply Marla Horenbein

    i'm an ocean fanatic myself. there's something about the beach- spring, summer, winter, or fall- that never lets me down.

    January 11, 2012 at 10:07 pm
  • Reply Erin

    you're so adorable πŸ™‚ I would love to be looking at the ocean right now!

    January 11, 2012 at 10:10 pm
  • Reply jillian :: cornflake dreams.

    YES please. so dreamy and peaceful! xo

    January 11, 2012 at 10:14 pm
  • Reply Ana

    LOVE all the pictures. I miss the ocean so much.

    So funny… I actually did everything listed on the first quote. But I fell in love first, then quit the job and bought the ticket. It's been SO good so far πŸ™‚


    January 11, 2012 at 10:24 pm
  • Reply Jacqlyn

    the title of your blog fits so perfectly, your posts are so dreamy, like a real life fairy tale (:

    January 11, 2012 at 10:42 pm
  • Reply Noelani

    These pictures totally make me miss the beaches back home!

    January 11, 2012 at 10:47 pm
  • Reply Natalie

    these quotes really speak to me right now!

    January 11, 2012 at 10:57 pm
  • Reply 17 Perth

    Haha. I am with you–beautiful photos.

    January 11, 2012 at 11:09 pm
  • Reply Katherine

    Seriously, those pictures are making me crave summer nights on the water rocking peacefully and relaxing on a boat.

    Which is tough in the middle of winter, in Arizona (or in summer for that matter!).

    I miss living in Seattle and being so close to water!

    ❀ Katherine

    January 11, 2012 at 11:21 pm
  • Reply Mrs. Yellow Ribbon

    Love your new header! Only YOU could paint in watercolors and not make it look sloppy πŸ™‚

    January 11, 2012 at 11:23 pm
  • Reply Jenni@Story of My Life

    And to think. All those amazing photos were taken with a CELL PHONE!!!

    By the way, I absolutely love the watercolor header you did. I've been meaning to tell you that forever now, but I've been such a lazy commenter and read most blogs on my phone… haha. Lookin good girl! πŸ™‚

    January 11, 2012 at 11:35 pm
  • Reply Jessica Wray

    I love the ocean… I could never not live right by it. I love being able to smell it from my house. Love your photos

    January 11, 2012 at 11:44 pm
  • Reply DiamondsandTulle

    I hear you. I feel that way in general about the oceanside. Once you see it (the sea), it's like everything else melts away…

    xx Vivian @

    January 12, 2012 at 12:09 am
  • Reply adesertgirl

    Gorgeous. Absolutely gorgeous. That is 'Good job, God' scenery for sure.

    January 12, 2012 at 1:48 am

    That first bit… would be the dream life, right?

    January 12, 2012 at 1:49 am
  • Reply Lauren

    I know exactly what you mean. I've always liked: "The cure for everything is salt water, whether it be in the form of tears, sweat, or the sea."

    There's something about the ocean that makes everything better or at least makes life just a bit more clear.

    January 12, 2012 at 1:53 am
  • Reply Britt

    Such pretty pictures!
    I want to live by the sea.

    January 12, 2012 at 1:59 am
  • Reply blue roses

    when i was younger, i wanted to be a mermaid when i grew up.

    now, i am older, and i still want to be a mermaid when i grow up.

    January 12, 2012 at 3:18 am
  • Reply Eesh

    Yup, I'm pretty much a mermaid myself. What else can you be when you live in the Bahamas? I mean, isn't it obvious =P

    Hopefully you find your tail but if not, you can borrow mine πŸ™‚

    January 12, 2012 at 3:27 am
  • Reply .Jessica.

    ahhhh, i love it. i love it all.

    January 12, 2012 at 3:49 am
  • Reply Alena: Oh, It's Just Perfect!

    Oh. So. Beautiful. Love the quotes too!

    January 12, 2012 at 3:53 am
  • Reply Marshall

    the first one.. YES.

    January 12, 2012 at 4:39 am
  • Reply HayleySF

    I definitely need to follow your first quote….quite my job…buy a ticket…fall in love….yes please. Now I wonder, so what European boy is my destiny?!

    January 12, 2012 at 5:11 am
  • Reply LindseyC

    Your first one is EXACTLY what I've done… I love all of these so much! So inspiring.

    January 12, 2012 at 5:54 am
  • Reply Sophie

    omg sarah, i am the same. i need the ocean in my life. i just had a straight month with it and i already have withdrawal symptoms haha. i love the first quote and like you, i am definitely a mermaid xxx

    January 12, 2012 at 7:34 am
  • Reply Melissa

    Love the photos and the cute quotes. I wish I lived that close to the sea. Lucky girl.

    January 12, 2012 at 3:10 pm
  • Reply Lottie

    Amazing photos! It must be incredile living so close to the ocean–I wish I did sometimes but the climate here isn't so beach apporpriate πŸ™‚

    January 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm
  • Reply briannelee

    I would love to be swimming in the ocean right now. Such pretty photos!

    Enter my Leuer earring giveaway:

    January 12, 2012 at 4:35 pm
  • Reply Anna

    I'm obsessed with this post. I LOVE all the quotes. Oh how I could use a beach vacation right now…

    January 12, 2012 at 5:31 pm
  • Reply Nat

    I love that first quote and now I think I need a trip to the beach!

    January 12, 2012 at 6:15 pm
  • Reply LindsayNicole

    LOVE every single one of these photos and quotes! Obsessed!


    January 12, 2012 at 6:24 pm
  • Reply K

    the last thing I did before hopping a plane back to sweden was go to the beach. I have always loved the water, sun and sand combination; so incredibly soothing. These photos are all a great reminder of one of my favorite places πŸ™‚

    January 12, 2012 at 9:04 pm
  • Reply Amanda

    I live in San Diego, so the ocean is very important to me too! When we lived in CH I could FEEL how land-locked we were. The lakes are beautiful there and lovely to swim in (hello, no salty lips!), but I always longed to be near the ocean again…

    January 14, 2012 at 6:16 pm
  • Reply Taylor Rae

    Just came across your blog and love this post!!!

    January 19, 2012 at 9:21 pm
  • Reply Kelli Diane

    these are beautiful!!

    January 23, 2012 at 3:02 pm
  • Reply charminglychesney

    good lord you just made me want to jump into a boat and sail away

    February 1, 2012 at 4:17 pm
  • Reply Danika

    I was born by the ocean….I missed it so much for years and then after a near death experience it called me…so I went back to the ocean…and regained balance…I go back every year now…my dream is to live by the ocean. I LOVE your photos! I was told years ago that I was a mermaid and i believe it! πŸ˜€

    April 17, 2012 at 1:30 pm
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