Last weekend, Bryce and I had a staycation at the Texican Court here in Dallas. Never did I ever think I would embark on a staycation. Not because I was against it or opposed, but simply because I just love my bed and nighttime routine in the comfort of my own home. That's not to say I don't absolutely love exploring my own city, because that is one of my favorite things to do. However, at the end of a long day, I am all about a little R+R in my silk robe with a glass of Miraval and Housewives on the tv. You can't get that shit in a hotel no matter how nice it is. After last weekend, however, I want to staycation every single weekend from here on out.
From the endless tequila to the pink decor, I was in heaven. It had all the Palm Springs vacay vibes, yet you are immersed in the middle of Dallas. The first night we spent a few hours at the pink tequila bar, or what Bryce referred to as the "watering hole" (are watering holes pink with neon signs? Didn't think so). It was happy hour so you know I was getting the house margarita with no salt. A few margs later, he and I went to The Ranch, which is a southern restaurant down the road. If you are familiar with Dallas, it is a sister restaurant to Whiskey Cake and Haywire. We decided to splurge since we didn't have the kid to worry about (AKA Tyson) and I ordered all the things. Hands down the best chocolate cake I have ever had in my life. Then, we headed back to our hotel to have a few more drinks and watch Mindhunter. SO romantic, am I right?
That next morning, I threw on my cute, white, smocked bikini that perfectly matched the chic, 50s vibes of the hotel and we went to relax by the pool. The pink pool chairs and white embroidered umbrellas were the perfect accent to the retro, circular pool right in the middle of the hotel. Bryce knew this staycation entailed a few photography sessions, but the pool photos got a little out of hand (sorry, Bryce).
We wanted breakfast and knew that huevos rancheros was one of their top rated dishes, so we walked over to the little mexican restaurant. I love a good mexican breakfast, so it definitely did not disappoint. Although I wished we could have stayed a few more nights, my dog and bed were calling my name by the end of our little staycation. Luckily, we were about 20 minutes from our house. The vacation vibes were very real throughout our entire stay. I can't even recall how many times I told Bryce it felt like we had escaped to a cute little motel in the middle of a desert - that is my idea of a staycation. Thank you to the Texican Court for hosting such a relaxing and unique getaway. If I had not already convinced you to book your trip from my IG, now you have no excuses. You deserve it!