Photography/ Travel

a birthday surprise

On Friday afternoon, Adam whisked me away for a blissful birthday escape to Lake Tahoe involving kayaking, hiking and deeeelicious food. The weather was absolutely perfect (sunny and in the 70’s!) and we stayed here- it was a terrific location, a stones throw from the lake and only about five minutes from cute and funky Tahoe City. We love the North Shore!

Thank you all so, so, so much for all your sweet birthday comments, tweets and emails! You really know how to make a girl feel extra loved. I hope y’all enjoy our photos although it seems impossible to thoroughly capture the pristine and breathtaking natural beauty of the lake.

As far as restaurants go, I can’t recommend Wolfdales enough. It was definitely one of the best meals of my life (and that’s a bold statement!).

Sparkly heels, #ftw!

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    Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga
    June 13, 2011 at 4:53 am

    Jenna, the photos are beautiful! What beautiful scenery AND what great photography skills you’ve got going on.

    My birthday was this weekend, too!!!!!!! It was on Sunday (yesterday) and I wasn’t in Tahoe, but in San Diego. I’d sure love to go up to Tahoe again soon…it’s sooo beautiful up there!

    Glad you had an AMAZING weekend! And have a great year, fellow Gemini πŸ™‚

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    Daisy
    June 13, 2011 at 4:57 am

    what gorgeous photos. did you get extensions?! either that or your hair grows fast?! very pretty. Happy Bday πŸ™‚

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      Charise
      June 14, 2011 at 5:53 am

      I was wondering the same things – your hair got SO LONG it seems really fast!

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    Hayley @ Hayley Daily
    June 13, 2011 at 5:01 am

    Jenna, you are so beautiful! I’ve been a reader for a while…it seems like your hair has grown so fast! It is just lovely though. All the food looks incredible, and of course your outfit/heels are amazing. I’m glad you had such a great birthday weekend (and good job, Adam!). πŸ™‚

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    Caroline @ chocolate and carrots
    June 13, 2011 at 5:01 am

    What a fabulous birthday get-away!!! Your photos are amazing! πŸ™‚

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    rachael (peace, kale, and yoga)
    June 13, 2011 at 5:02 am

    Looks like an amazing weekend! Gorgeous photos! So glad you had a wonderful time!

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    Blog is the New Black
    June 13, 2011 at 5:03 am

    You are so gorgeous- loving your long hair!!! Gorgeous photos- looks like a great weekend!

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    amy walters, aDESIGNdock
    June 13, 2011 at 5:04 am

    What a wonderful surprise Jenna! Those snap shots are beautiful!!!

    Cheers, amy*
    Ps. I just selected you for the Versatile Bloggers Award πŸ˜‰ Check out my post for details!

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    Molly @ RDexposed
    June 13, 2011 at 5:07 am

    You two are too much to handle-too cute! Cheers to 26!!

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    Karen
    June 13, 2011 at 5:07 am

    WOW….simply stunning photos, Jenna! I can’t even begin to choose my favorites! So glad you were able to ring in your birthday with a blast! Adam’s such a sweetie!

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    Liv @ The Salty n' Sweet
    June 13, 2011 at 5:07 am

    Wow what a beautiful place to be on your birthday! You look gorgeous, too πŸ™‚

    I can’t wait to go kayaking again…

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    Hannah (Balancing on Two Feet)
    June 13, 2011 at 5:07 am

    Jenna,
    I love this surprise! You both look like you had an amazing time!

    Clothing question…where is your blue shirt from? I love it!

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      jenna
      June 13, 2011 at 4:30 pm

      the button down? That’s from Forever 21..I got it last fall though!

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    Baking 'n' Books
    June 13, 2011 at 5:14 am

    1) Yoga(?) has made your back muscles insane.

    2) LOVE that birthday outfit. GOD.

    3) I kind of sort of hate you because your like the epitome of CA girl – long, blonde hair, blue eyes, fit…blah!

    4) Truffle fries?!

    5) The color of the orange kayak against the blue water….breathtaking…just sayin’.

    πŸ˜‰

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    Pam
    June 13, 2011 at 5:21 am

    Ooo la la! Love the long locks!

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    Sarah
    June 13, 2011 at 5:21 am

    Aaaaaand now I have planned my next vacation. And begun mourning that I only get 2 weeks off from my job. #lifewhyareyousounfair

    So glad you had a great birthday! Adam is so perfect for you and you look so darn happy and beautiful! πŸ™‚

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    kristina@beancakes
    June 13, 2011 at 5:30 am

    you look absolutely gorgeous. i LOVE those shoes ~ where can i get a pair?? i also LOVE lake tahoe, been going there since i was a wee little one πŸ˜‰ HAPPY BIRTHDAY jenna!
    xo~ kristina

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    Christie Inge
    June 13, 2011 at 5:33 am

    The photos are gorgeous!! I am glad you had a great birthday!!

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    emily
    June 13, 2011 at 5:33 am

    gorgeous photos jenna. what a beautiful life you have πŸ™‚

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    Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope
    June 13, 2011 at 5:34 am

    What an AMAZING birthday! Beautiful photos and looks like such a perfect day. Adam’s definitely a keeper. πŸ˜‰

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    Rachel
    June 13, 2011 at 5:35 am

    Those pics are all so gorgeous, what a cute couple you are πŸ™‚ And those are some serious muscles in pic #9 girl!!!

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    Amy
    June 13, 2011 at 5:36 am

    Gorgeous pictures πŸ™‚ And again, Happy, happy birthday, Jenna! May this next year be a wonderful one for you!

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    Natalia - a side of simple
    June 13, 2011 at 5:37 am

    Loving it πŸ™‚ The pictures are gorgeous and it looks like you both had such a wonderful time, and fantastic weather! Pure beauty.

    P.S. I’m kinda obsessed with your blonde locks…just sayin’

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    thehealthyapron
    June 13, 2011 at 5:40 am

    Happy Happy Birthday! thanks for sharing all the photos! I was just saying to my hubby yesterday that we need to go to Lake Tahoe!

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    jenna
    June 13, 2011 at 5:41 am

    happy bday jenna!! your shoes look awesome! i love the hair too!

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    Gina @ Running to the Kitchen
    June 13, 2011 at 5:46 am

    Gorgeous photos. I especially like the heels in th dirt and you look ripped in the kayak one! Happy Birthday, what an awesome way to celebrate!

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    Olympe
    June 13, 2011 at 5:54 am

    Happy birthday!!
    Love the pictures.

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    katie @KatieDid
    June 13, 2011 at 5:56 am

    I seriously can’t get over these pictures. The water is so clear and aqua, I thought at first glimpse you had gone somewhere tropical for the weekend. Tahoe just made my list of must- sees. So glad you had such an amazing birthday weekend!!!

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    Lindsay @ Pinch of Yum
    June 13, 2011 at 5:57 am

    You’ve got some amazing muscles, girl! That picture of you kayaking?! Inspiring!

    Your pictures are phenomenal, too!

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    Sarah K. @ The Pajama Chef
    June 13, 2011 at 5:59 am

    how fun!

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    emily
    June 13, 2011 at 6:00 am

    did your hair grow long or are they extensions??? looks awesome either way!!!!!!!! happy bday jenna!

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    Holly @ The Runny Egg
    June 13, 2011 at 6:06 am

    I love all the pictures! I’m glad you had a great weekend πŸ™‚

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    krista
    June 13, 2011 at 6:09 am

    Agreed with Daisy– your hair is awesome! πŸ˜€

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    Em
    June 13, 2011 at 6:09 am

    πŸ™‚ What a beautiful birthday adventure!!!
    Lovely photos. So glad you had a wonderful time!

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    Shannon @ Blonde Silver Lining
    June 13, 2011 at 6:15 am

    I’ve heard amazing things about the Lake Tahoe area, but these pics have totally convinced me that this is a must-visit place to add to my list! Honestly, these are stunning pictures. What kind of camera are you using? I’m looking at getting a new one this summer…

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    Heather @ Get Healthy With Heather
    June 13, 2011 at 6:16 am

    What a fun time! You are gorgeous girl. Beautiful weather and trip!

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    Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat
    June 13, 2011 at 6:17 am

    Gorgeous, gorgeous, GORGEOUS!! Everything about this – the photos, the pops of colour, you and Adam (ie super cute couple!) and those heels! WOW! πŸ™‚ Happy Birthday Jenna!

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    Jess@atasteofconfidence
    June 13, 2011 at 6:24 am

    Wow, looks beautiful, glad you had a great time. Adam is a keeper!!!

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    Natalie
    June 13, 2011 at 6:24 am

    Happy birthday! Stunning photos and I love your hair!

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    Tori
    June 13, 2011 at 6:26 am

    The colours are amazing! And you are absolutely glowing πŸ™‚ Happy birthday xx

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    Cait's Plate
    June 13, 2011 at 6:27 am

    I can’t believe how long your hair is!! And what a great boyfriend Adam is!! I’ll have to send this post to my boyfriend to drop some hints his way for my next birthday πŸ˜‰

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    Julie
    June 13, 2011 at 6:33 am

    Great photos! Love the shots on the kyaks!

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    Julie
    June 13, 2011 at 6:36 am

    Love the extensions! So different seeing you with long hair.

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    Vanessa @ Project Zen
    June 13, 2011 at 6:42 am

    The extensions look so natural.

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    Laura
    June 13, 2011 at 6:46 am

    Happy belated birthday! The pictures are amazingly beautiful. It looks like a fantastic trip and great time!!

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    Annalee's Ecstasies
    June 13, 2011 at 6:53 am

    Just to echo the rest of the commenters, your hair looks stunning! So lush and feminine. Hope your birthday was glorious. Longtime (like, longtime–since the running, bread baking, and green monster days) reader and fan!

    Annalee

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    Liz
    June 13, 2011 at 6:59 am

    Happy Birthday! Hope you had a great day!

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    britt
    June 13, 2011 at 7:03 am

    looks like you two had a wonderful time. the pics are AMAZING! i so want to go to lake tahoe

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    Kelli H (Made in Sonoma)
    June 13, 2011 at 7:09 am

    Looks like the perfect birthday weekend.

    You look beautiful!

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    Urban Wife
    June 13, 2011 at 7:19 am

    Lake Tahoe is unbelievable! I can’t get over how gorgeous the water is – and that’s really the true color of the water? Sigh, I will just add this the our long list of places to visit one day. So happy that you had such an awesome birthday! He’s a keeper. πŸ™‚

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    marian
    June 13, 2011 at 7:20 am

    loving your long hair! the pictures are all beautiful. happy birthday!

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    Alex
    June 13, 2011 at 7:33 am

    Talk about perfection! You look STUNNING! And those heels? Get out of here… just GET OUT!!

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    Maris (In Good taste)
    June 13, 2011 at 7:37 am

    Happy Birthday! What a fun suprise!

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    Ashley
    June 13, 2011 at 7:42 am

    I’ve always dreamed of going to Lake Tahoe! Lake Tahoe and Yosemite Park! You get to go to the two places I dream of going to (maybe SOMEDAY!) anytime you want it seems like. I AM VERY JEALOUS! It looks like you had an amazing birthday, you looked gorgeous!

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    Sara
    June 13, 2011 at 7:46 am

    Your pictures are gorgeous – thanks for sharing!! I hope to visit there someday. Happy belated Birthday too!

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    Jemma @ Celery and Cupcakes
    June 13, 2011 at 7:52 am

    Amazing photography! I’m glad you enjoyed your weekend!

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    KC
    June 13, 2011 at 7:53 am

    Girl your hair is getting looooongg! =P

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    Jessica
    June 13, 2011 at 7:59 am

    What beautiful pictures!!! Glad you had a great time. Happy birthday!!! I wanna plan a similar trip to Tahoe for my birthday coming up. I’m gonna send you a message now to get the scoop on where to go and what to do. πŸ™‚

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    Mary @ Bites and Bliss
    June 13, 2011 at 8:01 am

    Omg so much fun!! The photos are gorgeous! He’s definitely a good guy, lucky you!

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    Maria
    June 13, 2011 at 8:02 am

    Glad you had such a fun birthday! Yay!

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    Avery
    June 13, 2011 at 8:08 am

    Your hair looks so good long! Looks like you guys had an amazing weekend! I’m jealous. Why does California look so much like heaven??

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    Rachel S
    June 13, 2011 at 8:08 am

    Your pictures are beautiful!! Wow, what an awesome place Tahoe must be….never been there but now I really want to go!
    Happy Birthday!

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    Ashley
    June 13, 2011 at 8:09 am

    Your long hair is gorgeous! Looks like a fabulous weekend! πŸ™‚

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    Monika @ Powered By Paprika
    June 13, 2011 at 8:12 am

    You’re gorgeous! Happy birthday, looks like you had a fantastic weekend!! πŸ™‚

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    French Heart
    June 13, 2011 at 8:21 am

    What a fabulous birthday weekend! I love Tahoe so much–esp how the air smells so pine-fresh. Everything looks gorgeous, delicious, & fun.

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    Ally
    June 13, 2011 at 8:27 am

    Wow! What beautiful photos! Makes me want to pack up and leave Illinois for California!

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    Khushboo
    June 13, 2011 at 8:31 am

    Wow Adam sure is a keeper! You are looking so gorgeous and more importantly, SO happy!

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    Ingunn
    June 13, 2011 at 8:32 am

    That looks AMAZING. Happy birthday!

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    Mellie
    June 13, 2011 at 8:48 am

    I’m glad you had a good time! You take such great pictures.

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    Sarah@The Flying ONION
    June 13, 2011 at 8:49 am

    The pictures are stunning!! And ditto to what Khushboo said…your man is a real keeper. πŸ˜‰

    (p.s. I voted for you to wear the wedges but I can totally see why you went with the heels…you look gorgeous and your outfit is stunning! πŸ˜€ )

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    The Cilantropist
    June 13, 2011 at 8:50 am

    Happy Birthday Jenna! Looks like an amazing trip… and definitely amazing shoes. πŸ™‚ Want.

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    Moni'sMeals
    June 13, 2011 at 8:55 am

    Now that is how you do it! What a fun trip. Thanks for the photos!

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    mary (what's cookin' with mary)
    June 13, 2011 at 9:11 am

    Just made a shorcut to those cottages. That’s right up our alley. HOW CUTE! Must stay there next time we’re in Tahoe. Would love to come back now that is starting to warm up.

    How did your hair get so long ?! …and blond πŸ˜‰

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    R @ Learning As I Chop
    June 13, 2011 at 9:13 am

    Beautiful photos!

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    Holly
    June 13, 2011 at 9:30 am

    You look great – I’m dying to know about your hair! If they are extensions, what kind (clip in, sewn in, glued in, etc.). They are gorgeous!

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      jenna
      June 13, 2011 at 4:26 pm

      clip-in!

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        M
        June 14, 2011 at 6:27 pm

        Wow, really? Did you do them yourself?!
        How fun to completely change your hairlook
        for bday…and so glam for an outdoorsy kinda
        weekend, hee hee!

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    Adrianna from A Cozy Kitchen
    June 13, 2011 at 9:31 am

    You look like you had an amazing birthday, Jenna! P.S. Your hair looks super cute. πŸ™‚

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    Ingrid
    June 13, 2011 at 9:41 am

    same here! i loveeeeee your extensions! and your new color! please give us the deets! oh, happy birthday too! πŸ˜‰

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    Shayla
    June 13, 2011 at 9:45 am

    Wow what a fun bday trip, and you look absolutely gorgeous!! Please tell us where you got those hair extensions!! They look absolutely stunning on you and now I want to try them! πŸ™‚

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      jenna
      June 13, 2011 at 4:26 pm

      Sally’s Beauty Supply. So fun! πŸ™‚

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        Shayla
        June 13, 2011 at 5:19 pm

        Awesome! Thanks Jenna! Happy Birthday too πŸ™‚

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    Katrina
    June 13, 2011 at 9:45 am

    Gorgeous photos! Glad you had a lovely birthday!

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    Kay @ The Church Cook
    June 13, 2011 at 9:51 am

    What wonderful photos, food, outfit, and SHOES!!! Happy birthday, Jenna!!

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    Meghan @ StruggleMuffins
    June 13, 2011 at 9:58 am

    Wooo, what a wonderful looking weekend! Every part of it looks like it was so much fun πŸ™‚

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    Joelle (On A Pink Typewriter)
    June 13, 2011 at 10:03 am

    Haha I love that you wore your sparkly heels on the rocks!

    That part of the country is SO gorgeous- I just love it. My bf is from up there, and I got to experience Nor Cal/Tahoe and its pristine beauty for the first time this last fall. I would love to live up there someday… D.C. is not quite the same!
    -Joelle (On A Pink Typewriter)

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    Christine
    June 13, 2011 at 10:05 am

    These photos are absolutely stunning!! This sounds like my kind of trip – gorgeous scenerey, food, food and more food! Love it.

    Happy belated birthday to you!! (love the shoes)

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    gia
    June 13, 2011 at 10:08 am

    So cool that the boyfriend is outdoorsy and active! That is a really fantastic attribute, so you can share that time together! happy day!

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    Sarah Elizabeth
    June 13, 2011 at 10:17 am

    Wow, what a great way to celebrate! Looks like a blast. I love Tahoe! Thanks for sharing the gorgeous photos πŸ™‚

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    Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run]
    June 13, 2011 at 10:20 am

    I want to get in my car and drive to Tahoe stat! Gorgeous photos!

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    Amanda @ Still Life with Duck
    June 13, 2011 at 10:32 am

    Well, you’ve inspired me to plan a trip to Tahoe. Right. Now. It’s gorgeous! Happy birthday!

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    Cat @Breakfast to Bed
    June 13, 2011 at 10:36 am

    Love the sparkly heels on the rocks!!

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    Deanna
    June 13, 2011 at 10:36 am

    Gorgeous photos! OK you need a hair post! Are those extensions or did your hair just grow super fast? Looks so pretty!

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      jenna
      June 13, 2011 at 4:24 pm

      Extensions πŸ™‚ I WISH my hair could grow that fast….

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    kankana
    June 13, 2011 at 10:42 am

    We have been planning to to visit Lake Tahoe but it’s getting pushed every time because of the bad unpredictable weather that we are facing in the west coast. Thankfully looks like it will get better from now on wards.
    You had a fantastic birthday blast πŸ™‚

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    AshleyH
    June 13, 2011 at 10:44 am

    wow I can’t believe how long and blonde your hair has gotten! Looks like you had a lot of fun Jenna!
    Happy Birthday πŸ™‚

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    Lauren
    June 13, 2011 at 10:56 am

    What a sweet birthday surprise! I can’t think of a better spot than Lake Tahoe for incredible outdoor fun, and incredible food. You have a very thoughtful boyfriend!

    Stunning pictures, and you look absolutely beautiful! Happy belated birthday, and all the best for your 26th year. πŸ™‚

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    Dee
    June 13, 2011 at 10:59 am

    Amazing pictures. Tahoe looks like a beautiful place!

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    Keely (Sky Blue)
    June 13, 2011 at 11:12 am

    These pictures are absolutely beautiful, and so are you!!!!

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    Coco
    June 13, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    This looks like so much fun! My birthday is coming up soon so perhaps I’ll mention this kind of activity to my boy….

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    mary (sisters running the kitchen)
    June 13, 2011 at 1:05 pm

    your pictures are beautiful. it looks like you two had a nice, relaxing, and fun weekend together. happy 26th!

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    Gina (Yogattude)
    June 13, 2011 at 1:30 pm

    Wow, beautiful photos…you two look blissfully happy:)

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      Ella
      June 13, 2011 at 6:05 pm

      agreed! can’t wait to see what he plans for the weekend he pops the question πŸ˜‰

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    Kate @ NaturaStride
    June 13, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    You look fabulous and the food looks delish! Happy birthday πŸ™‚

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    elise
    June 13, 2011 at 2:46 pm

    happy belated bday. i hope you wore sparkly shoes!

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    Stephanie Murphy
    June 13, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    WOW. Simply incredible. Your photos take my breath away. I’m glad to see how happy you were on your birthday! Have a good one!

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    Megan
    June 13, 2011 at 3:27 pm

    Yay!!! Pictures of Tahoe. Thanks for taking me on a trip home. πŸ™‚

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    Louise
    June 13, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    Wow you look insanely beautiful! Loved looking at all your photos, was almost as good as being there myself (ALMOST!). Happy, happy birthday and you don’t look a day over 25 πŸ˜‰ Love your outfit too – that colour is amazing on you!

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    Lacey @ Lake Life
    June 13, 2011 at 4:14 pm

    Your photos are absolute perfection!

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    Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin
    June 13, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    What a perfect birthday weekend! Everything looks like it was amazing. Especially kayaking – what gorgeous pictures! I’m glad you had such a great time! πŸ™‚

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    Carey @ Positively Blonde
    June 13, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    Looks like you all had an amazing weekend! Absolutely beautiful pics!!!

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    Sarah
    June 13, 2011 at 5:35 pm

    I’m chiming in with everyone else. These pics are stunning. I’ve always wanted to check out Lake Tahoe, and loved seeing the kayak pictures. The sky out there is just amazing. {And, your hair looks gorgeous!}

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    Emily
    June 13, 2011 at 6:46 pm

    Woah! Your hair is GORGEOUS!! I didn’t realize it was so long! What a fun weekend, I’m so jealous!

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    kaila @ healthy helper!
    June 13, 2011 at 7:38 pm

    Gorgeous pics Jenna! Looks like an amazing!

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    kaila @ healthy helper!
    June 13, 2011 at 7:39 pm

    amazing time*

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    Jessica @ The Process of Healing
    June 13, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    That sounds like so much fun! So beautiful and I am in LOVE with your hair girl!

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    Justeen @ Blissful Baking
    June 13, 2011 at 8:03 pm

    Looks like you had a beautiful weekend! Great pictures!

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    Brooke @ Bittersweetb
    June 13, 2011 at 8:07 pm

    That looks like an amazing birthday! I love those shoes!!

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    Maria
    June 13, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Those shoes and jeans are super fab!

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    Steph
    June 13, 2011 at 10:32 pm

    your hairrrrr!!! Oh my god, the color is amazing!!! Do you know what kind of product your hairdresser uses to dye it?? (I’m going back to blond after a bad trip down brunette lane…..)

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    Lorin
    June 13, 2011 at 10:40 pm

    I guess you haven’t posted many photos of yourself in awhile, because it seems like your hair has grown out so much. Your hair looks great and so do you! It seems that you had a great birthday… Oh and I tried your peanut butter bread, I think I overmixed it though, because I couldn’t taste too much peanut butter and it was kinda tough. I’m going to try your breakfast double banana chocolate chip bars this weekend though πŸ™‚ Anyways, glad you had a good birthday!

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    kristen
    June 14, 2011 at 8:36 am

    loooove your pics! what a beautiful birthday girl you are! would it be weird for you to show us how you did your hair for the birthday dinner? so, so cute!!

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    Judith
    June 14, 2011 at 8:59 am

    Belated birthday wishes..and what an awesome place to spend it. When I was 26, I fell in love, moved to Lake Tahoe and got married, then spent the next 13 years in paradise. It does touch your soul, and your photos really do it justice. The weather looked perfect, while here in the Bay it was overcast, windy and cold πŸ™
    Thanks for a great post!

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    Chelsa
    June 14, 2011 at 9:06 am

    These are some great pictures as always. Lake Tahoe looks incredibly beautiful.

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    Hilliary
    June 14, 2011 at 11:36 am

    Great Pictures, I just love your blog! And I am in love with the glittery shoes!

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    Katherine Rogers
    June 14, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    Wolfdales is the BEST! So glad you went for your special dinner! I am intrigued….it looks like you went sort of vegan-ish there. I will have to check out that side of the menu next time. The seafood and steak are amazing too if you ever go back. I LOVE the seafood stew….you must try πŸ™‚ Happy happy birthday!

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    Kristin Murdock
    June 14, 2011 at 8:23 pm

    Jenna! Happy Birthday! I’ve been out of town for 2 weeks and I feel like I’ve missed so much. Hope it was the greatest day ever and that 26 is your favorite year so far. πŸ™‚

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    Kim
    June 14, 2011 at 8:43 pm

    Wow, your hair is so long! It looks great. I love how you styled it on the kayak. πŸ™‚ I was thinking it grew super fast until I saw your comment about the clip ins. Good call! It looks great!

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    kristin
    June 15, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    Beautiful hair! What a perfect birthday!!

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    Pam
    June 15, 2011 at 6:58 pm

    Wow what an amazing trip for your birthday! Love the hair extensions, they look great on you!

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