Family vacation Florida SUMMER The Ashmores Travels vacation

#theashmorestravels to Sandestin!

A HUGE thank you to the Sandestin Resort for sponsoring this post and our trip!

Also a big thank you to the small shops that provided products for our trip! They are listed throughout this post.

We weren’t able to take a family trip this summer so going in September was the next best option and we had the best time at the Sandestin Resort !!

We stayed at the actual resort and we have the best view of the beach from our corner room! There were no rooms next to us! It was the perfect set up complete with a kitchen, dining area, washer/dryer and bedroom! The kids slept together on the pull out couch. The kitchen was even stocked with pots and pans, plates, and utensils!!


Neither one of them took a nap during the whole trip. We were having too much fun for them to sleep!

We would literally go down the elevator and then walk past the pools and the beach was right in front of us! We had the perfect set up with two chairs and an umbrella!

San Destin


Ainsley’s bathing suit is from Ruffle Butts and it was sooooo adorable on! She LOVED the ruffles on the back. It’s perfect for little girls!



This adorable pom pom caftan is from SheIn ! It was perfect for the beach!!





This clutch was PERFECT for my beach vacation!! The pop of yellow went fabulous with all of my outfits I brought!! It’s from States of Summer!




Oakland won this little guy at the Blast Arcade! I swear we spent like $100 to win it too! Haha!


We had the most perfect breakfast at the Sunset Bay Cafe!  Our reserved table was by the water! I highly recommend the scrambled eggs and buttermilk pancakes!



Our view as the sun was going down! SO gorgeous!



I envisioned this photo with our feet in it but that didn’t work out. You can barely read this but I had to document our trip by writing in the sand!


The kids absolutely loved the beach!!!!! The sand was white and the water was clear!!!img_6982


Thanks Sandestin for our welcome gifts! The kids got sand pails full of toys and we got wine! 🙂img_6986





Dress: c/o Gray Monroe   Earrings: c/o Burkes Outlet


Our last dinner was at the upscale restaurant Marlin Grill !

I got the filet mignon and it was amazingggggggggg!

Jerod got the pepper crusted seared tuna and the kids got the filet mignon also!

The macaroni and cheese was phenomenal! If you are ever at the Baytowne Wharf you must eat here!





The Marina Bar & Grill had amazing fried pickles, sweet tea, and salad!!!


I loved having this gorgeous roundie for the beach! The kids sat on it a lot! See more of them here!


Packing was much easier this time around thanks to EzPacking ! I love the idea of clear cubes that come in all different sizes to store my items! My luggage was so organized and neat! 🙂 Check them out on Instagram.



This dress is perfect for my growing belly and has POCKETS!!! I love when I can share an Instagram small shop with you! You NEED to check out JAYKAIYCO  on Instagram! They have some of the most adorable items for you and your littles!!

The staff was great at the resort, we were checked on many times and we always had clean towels! The city was gorgeous and the resort was breathtaking! We will definitely be going back!

Our family vacation was so amazing and I am so grateful we got the chance to visit beautiful Florida! Thank you again Sandestin Resort for hosting us!


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    Meg O.
    October 13, 2016 at 8:35 pm

    SO MUCH FUN!!! Loved following along…. everything looks so amazing!! What an awesome trip, girl!

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    Stephanie Flores
    October 13, 2016 at 8:39 pm

    Wow that looked like so much fun!!!

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    October 13, 2016 at 8:46 pm

    Wow- great trip!! So fun to see what your family was up to and the great time you had at the resort!

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    October 13, 2016 at 8:51 pm

    This looks like the most gorgeous resort. I want to go!

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    Ashley Peavey
    October 13, 2016 at 8:59 pm

    Wow! I want to go there now, looks like the perfect trip!

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    Nicole Banuelos
    October 13, 2016 at 9:17 pm

    Looks like you had an amazing vacation!! Love your view and all the pics!

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    October 13, 2016 at 9:20 pm

    So glad you had fun! Loved your baby announcement too! I will definitely have to check out that place next time we go!

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    October 13, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    Looks like you guys had a blast! Beautiful place too! Glad you enjoyed yourselves!

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    October 13, 2016 at 9:45 pm

    What a fun place to stay!! You all are adorable! Gorgeous views!!

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    October 14, 2016 at 2:54 am

    We love Sandestin…it’s family-friendly and just perfect! The water is so clear too! Glad y’all had fun! The pictures are precious!!

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    October 14, 2016 at 4:48 am

    What a fantastic trip!!! Love that it’s right at the beach! I need a family vacay ASAP!!

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    October 14, 2016 at 5:11 am

    What an amazing trip! I was there last Summer and we loved it! We will definitely come back!

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    October 14, 2016 at 5:11 am

    Looks like a stunning resort! I’d love to visit with my fam sometime

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    Jennifer Brown
    October 14, 2016 at 5:34 am

    What a great trip and an amazing place to stay!

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    October 14, 2016 at 5:35 am

    What a gorgeous resort! Looks perfect for a family vacation 🙂

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    This Messy Season
    October 14, 2016 at 5:44 am

    Oh this looks so peaceful!! It has me even more excited about my beach vacation.

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    Erika Ortega
    October 14, 2016 at 7:55 am

    It looks like a perfect family trip. Such a beautiful place you guys picked!

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    Chanel van Reenen
    October 14, 2016 at 9:50 am

    what a fun trip! that food looks amazing!

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    October 16, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Love Sandestin! My parents live there year round. If you ever visit Destin again, make sure to check out Dewey Destin’s. My extended family owns it!

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    October 17, 2016 at 7:58 am

    So fun!!!

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    October 17, 2016 at 8:23 am

    Looks like a beautiful place! All your outfits and accessories are stunning!

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    Ashlie Langston
    October 17, 2016 at 1:33 pm

    I’m so glad y’all had such a great time! It looks gorgeous! I cannot wait to go!

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    October 18, 2016 at 7:50 am

    Beautiful family, beautiful vacation. I love the pictures

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    October 18, 2016 at 8:22 am

    I love this place as well! It looks like your family trip was fun and memorable! Thanks for sharing and great pictures!

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    Stephanie Gilbert
    October 18, 2016 at 11:16 am

    Sounds absolutely amazing! That resort is only about an hour or so drive from my house! So glad you had such an amazing trip with your family.

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