Saturday, February 5, 2011

BBTB2 Blog Hop Winner and Getaway Pix

Happy Saturday everyone! Thought I'd share a few trip pix from Post Ranch Inn at Big Sur, CA before I reveal what you really came here to see. Although David booked the trip hoping for a storm, I was more than thrilled with the gorgeous weather, especially when we saw the spectacular sunset from the balcony of our room. We stayed in an Upper Coast House with ocean view the entire length of the room (and bathroom). Total privacy so the curtains stayed open.

The property is large and all structures were designed to blend harmoniously with the natural beauty. This is the reception area.

and here is the lower meadow from where I took the pic.

Scattered throughout the property are fabulous sculptures.

Making a wish...a BIG one!

And amazing fountains. This is the entrance to the restaurant.

But here you can see it juts out over the ocean for unobstructed views.

There are hidden places at every turn

I wish I'd thought to bring my suit.

There's an amazing spa and even a yoga yurt. Truly a place to restore both body and soul.

It was hard to say goodbye to such beauty.

and wind our way back along the coast to home. But I appreciate your patience so without further ado, the WINNER of the $30 gift certificate to Custom Crops is...

Number 22 BunnyFreak! who wrote...

WooHoo! Congrats BunnyFreak! Please email me at dlmundinger(at) yahoo(dot) com so I can arrange for your prize. Thanks to everyone who participated in the hop (and put up with my travelogue). Also, it is not lost on me that I have recently reached 1000+ followers. I'm a bit overwhelmed and was afraid to mention it until I was pretty sure the number would stick (LOL) so stay tuned for more blog candy (as soon as I figure out what it will be) xx D


  1. What a lovely place. Can you email me more details about location. It is almost my vacation time. I would like to.

  2. Congrats to the winner! Love your pictures. Where were these pictures taken? If it had been me, I would of found a store some where and bought a new swim suit, but then my hubby says when I die , I am coming back as a fish. Have a lovely weekend and thanks for sharing.

  3. What a romantic looking place!!! I hope you guys really enjoyed your weekend!

    And, congratulations to your winner!!!

  4. That place looks freakin amazing. I better not show my hubby or he will be throwing our kids onto the nearest relative and booking us in there haha you lucky little thing x

  5. Wow!! I wouldn't want to leave either. How beautiful!!

  6. Oh what a beautiful place, I am sure you came back all rested ready to scrap. I am wondering what that "BIG WISH" was... hugs

  7. that looks so beautiful!! what a way to rejuvenate. thanks for sharing the pictures.

  8. That place looks amazing! What a way to wake up seeing those gorgeous pics. I feel relaxed already and I wasn't even there! Thanks!

  9. This place looks amazing. Thanks for sharing the photos.

  10. Oh my gosh - your pictures are just STUNNING!!! Looks like a beautiful, relaxing place... good for you. :)

  11. Oh, I want to go there....omg, I am so jealous!! LOL
    I hope it was as fun as it looks. :)

  12. Oh wow! It looks like such a lovely place! Perfect for relaxing! :)

    P/s: Could you email me at I can't seem to find your email address...I have something to ask you..:)

  13. Oh had me at the sunset and all the way through to the last pix! It looks like the ranch was serene and romantic...TFS!

  14. GORGEOUS! I need to be somewhere like that RIGHT NOW!

  15. I wanna be where you are. It's cold, dark and icky here. BLECCCH.

  16. Dear Donna,
    WOW!!!!! I was blown away when I looked at your blog today and found MY HOME in pictures there!! I am living in Texas now and I can't tell you how much I miss home. I am so happy for you and, of course, just a little jealous that you were able to visit Big Sur. I haven't been home in ages so thanks so very much for sharing your beautiful pictures.
    With Warm Regards,
    Carol Broney

  17. Oh...Donna, I need to go there NOW!! All I see out my window is 10 feet of snow!! Hope you had a incredibly romantic time :)

  18. Oh Donna what a beautiful place I bet you and hibby had a wonderful time!
    Congrats to you girly on 1000 followers WOW!!

  19. The nerve of you to go on vacation and leave me and Margie in snowy NY!! Looks beautiful and like you had a fantastic time. You look all sexy posing in the one picture:)


  20. What a beautiful location! I'm so jealous!!!!!!!!

  21. took some incredible pictures to remember the occasion. I'll bet you had a wonderful time and hated to leave!


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