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Sunday, September 27, 2009

My allergies are killing me, but...

After a stressful week at work, I had a very relaxing and peaceful weekend. I think it is the first time I have been able to say that for a long time.



On Saturday night my friend Meredith and I had a girls night out. We had sushi and martinis at one of the best Japanese restaurants in town. We sat around downtown in this covered courtyard which is surrounded by upscale bars and we watched a football game on a giant screen. We just relaxed and had fun. We had coffee and cupcakes at a nearby diner.


(Meredith)

night2
(Me. Wearing thrifted flannel shirt, Ralph Lauren skirt, Prada bag and Tod flats.)

We ended up seeing a late night showing of Love Happens at our city's fanciest movie theater. You had to be 21 to get in and pay $20 but it was actually worth it. The seats were leather recliners. The popcorn came with any seasoning we wanted (we opted for Parmesan). The drinks were cheapish (Meredith and I kind of overdid it on the wine). The servers were promptly at our beck and call. We felt like movie stars!



By the way, Love Happens is actually a good movie. It is not the sappy romantic comedy I was expecting. It was more a story about life. (And Aaron Eckhart is pretty hot).


Then today, Meredith and I continued our girls night out by attending our city's annual art fair. All the art was expensive but it was a lot of fun to browse.


Mostly, it just gave us ideas for fun art projects we could do ourselves. Haha.

Unfortunately walking outside started up my allergies and I've been kind of miserable for the past few hours. I'm hoping it will go away over night. But nothing ever does, does it? Blah.

Oh well. I hope everyone else had a fabulous weekend as well!

51 comments:

Couture Cookie said...

Girls' night out is always so much fun! And you look cute in plaid! :)

LAYNE said...

I want to see love happens! so glad to hear its not too sappy.

sounds like a lovely girls night out :)

thesydneygirl said...

im glad you had a peaceful weekend! you look great and love your prada bag! <3

Tink in My Closet said...

I'm so pleased that you got to relax as it's simply the best feeling. You look adorable and japanese and cupcakes sound slike my idea of fun!

robynxx said...

sounds like fun! love sushi :D

not much of an aaron eckhart fan, but i would watch any movie in that theatre, haha. glad you had a lovely weekend :)

Sherin said...

I love your outfit. Those shoes look great. I'm glad you had a good weekend! Sometimes all you need is a girls night to make everything ok.

gleenn said...

i always approve girls' night out, and releases stresses out.

i love that prada bag a lot. it's very girly and stylish. :)

gleenn said...

btw, you're on my blogroll. do you exchange links?

Sydnie said...

You look great! I love the plaid shirt ... it looks fantastic with everything you've paired it with!

Sydnie
www.takemeouttotherunway.blogspot.com

Leah said...

Looking great ladies... girls night out is the best.

beckyxoxo said...

seems you had so much fun ! haha . and that's such an awesome place to hang out . :D love your outfit dear !

Barry said...

Ralph Lauren? Tod? Prada? My, aren't WE quite the fashion plate! (Mad props for the plaid BTW).

On a totally separate note, I'm trying to think who you remind me of. One of those things that make you go hmm...

Sounds like you had a great time out!

Amy said...

Oh I am dying to see to Love Happens... so glad to hear it was good. (and you are absolutely right... Aaron Eckhart is HOT!! A reason in itself to see the movie. LOL)

Your outfit is adorable!

xoxo
Amy
thebargainhunterextraordinaire.blogspot.com

daisychain said...

your so pretty, love your shirt

Liya said...

ah allergies. hate hate hate hate hate
but overall looks like a good time!
lookin goooood

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Kristin said...

Nothing like a good ladies day to make for a killer weekend. Love the plaid shirt. I sang it's praises today!

AudreyAllure said...

sounds like an amazing night, i definitely want to see love happens now. and cute outfit!

yiqin; said...

Yay plaids are the best <3

Beth Dunn said...

Your weekend sounds so lovely! I wish we had a theater like that!!! My allergies are annoying me too. xoxo

Couture Carrie said...

Glad you had a relaxing weekend, darling! Really fun pics!

xoxox,
CC

Iva said...

A girls night out is always so much fun!! ...and I love sushi!!

Happy Monday!

Tiana Couture's Addict said...

Very beautiful sunny smile you have!^^D
it's a real pleasure to see it!
xoxo
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Melanie's Randomness said...

Cool!! Sounds like you had a blast!! I got fall allergies so I totally understand!! There cutting the grass at my job now and i'm like Ahhh!!! I saw Love Happens too! I loved the part where he's playing with the parot! hehe. Cute shoes too dear! Have an good week!!

CHICMUSE said...

GREAT PHOTOS. LOVE IT
( HATE ALLERGIES!)






XX
CHICMUSE

Gerri Ward said...

OMG! What a FABULOUS FUN WEEKEND!
LUCKY YOU!!!!:)
xoxo

Cafe Fashionista said...

Sounds like you had a sublime Girls Weekend - who doesn't adore one after a hard week of work? You and Meredith look adorable. I hadn't even heard of Love Happens, but now you've piqued my interest. I only wish I could see it in a theater as adorable as the one you pictured - so cute. I hope that your allergies have cleared up! :)

bryna said...

sounds like a great weekend.

Beth said...

Looks like a fun weekend!
I really wanna see that film, love Jennifer Anniston!
xx

Dina's Days said...

Sounds like you had a good time! I am in need of a girls night..pretty bad. Have a good week!

Delectable Swank said...

oh girl, that sounds like a dream weekend to me! I would absolutely love to go to a fancy movie theater like that, drink and eat seasoned popcorn! YUM!

Savvy Gal said...

i adore girl's night out too. friendship takes maintainence like anything else.

Shopaholic said...

sushi and martinis! yay!
coffee and cupcakes! wow! you had the best night out! And I've used too many explanation marks again!!!

Some Girl said...

UGGHHHHH I hate allergies they're killing me too. Claritin D helps a little. Japanese restaurants are my favorite. I love your outfit! Plaid+Prada=WIN

katie d said...

so cute, I love your photos!

x.katie

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Kendra said...

Girls night out wahoo! :)

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Maria Confer said...

I'm so glad you had a lovely peaceful weekend. You and Meredith look so lovely. I need a girls night out.

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NICOLE said...

That sounds like the perfect girl's night out! Sushi, movie, popcorn, wine and art-- MOST FANTASTIC! xoxo, Nicole

Etrapar said...

at that outfit it was great to use a belt ^.^
kisses

anhesty said...

sounds like you had a divine weekend! sunday was my 2nd most relaxing day of this year! and you def rocked the plaid :D

Little Red said...

Sounds like such a fun girls night out! I love your flannel shirt!

FabBlab said...

Omg! I so want to watch that movie right now! Love love Jen Aniston.

MJ said...

Love the checked shirt and the bucket bag thing - they look really great! And it looks like you had a really good weekend!

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Couture Carrie said...

P.S. I love those Zac Posens too!

P.P.S. Hope your allergies aren't bugging you anymore!

xoxox,
CC

dapper kid said...

I so need to see Love Happens. Oooh I am loving your plaid shirt! Hope you're having a fabulous day :)

Dani said...

aw i'm glad you had a good weekend! you look gorgeous!

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Nubiasnonsense said...

Japanese food is great! glad you had a nice weekend.

Imogen said...

I'm pleased you had such a lovely weekend. It sounds fun. I like your outfit, your shirt and the bag is amazing. You are your friend look similar to me.

Sophie said...

This sounds like a brilliant weekend! Girls nights are always so much fun and i'm glad to hear love happens is good. Your shirt looks amazing! xo
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Ela said...

Aw hon, I hate that your allergies are bothering you. They make things miserable I know :(

It's settled, WHEN we meet up - we are doing Japanese!!! And I must see that movie!
Question for ya...how do you get your hair so shiny??? Don't tell me "nothing" or I'll bust a vein.