Monday, October 25, 2010

In the Blink of an Eye

Do you ever feel that way about your weekends? Blink, they are gone! I think everyone feels that way. Fortunately, this past weekend was full of blissful blinks that my eyes will always remember.

Blink #1- spur of the moment date with the hubs

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA         I lured him in with this! haha!

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Then I made him do the best Jersey Shore expression out there. Is the hair high enough?

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we dined AL FRESCO at the GROVE wine bar

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Our taste buds were all over the place and boy was it good!

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Spaghetti and Meatballs. You can order these GLUTEN FREE, yea!

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The Mediterranean small plate

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Seared Ahi Tuna…..perfection!

Blink #2- Celebrating 30yrs of MEL!!!!

We had the LUXURY of celebrating with Mel at the very VINTAGE St. Cecilia in Austin. This place was amazing and very vintage retro. The theme was Cocktails and Cupcakes. Now that’s my kind of party!

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Old Cars in the drive way? Anyone know what type of car this is? The hubs knew!

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Flowers and champagne fore the birthday girl!

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Cupcakes Galore!

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The BEAUTIFUL birthday girl!!

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The atmosphere outside on the patio- GLOWING all night!

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Even the outdoor pool had SOUL.

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More cupcakes….. these were the special VEGAN cupcakes that all our FOODIE friends enjoyed!

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Of course there was wine…….so divine!

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And what pairs well with wine? BRIE and an assortment of grapes and French bread.

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The beer was just “chillin” in the OLD FASHION tub.

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And I found my favorite chair to relax in.

Blink #3- Changing in up….my winter hair “do”

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And like that, the weekend was over. Time for a new week. The last week of October. Time to stock up on the last bit of Candy Corn!

Now I must go shut these eyes, they are worn out! :)

Cheers,

LC

p.s.- There might have been some celebrity citing at the party as well. A name that starts with M and ends in Mccaughney. Hehe! :)

29 comments:

Melissa said...

Loooooove the new 'do girl :) Lookin good!

AM-GoalsfortheWeek said...

ooh, love the new do! muy...cool!

and double love the cupcakes and champagne theme...maybe I'll steal that for my 40th...in 10 mo's;-)

Beth @ To the Fullest said...

*blink*

It all looks great, especially the new hair!

Dorry said...

Love your hair!! I have an appointment this week for my fall color as well. I always take the blond down a notch and get some heavy low-lights. Fun change. :)

It looks like y'all had a great weekend. Love all the details of the 30th bday party.

Chuck said...

Sounds like an awesome weekend! Glad you had fun. I like the new haircut as well.
And I'm jealous you got to meet Matthew Mccaughney! He's gorgeous... haha just kidding

redhead75 said...

Now you look like Elizabeth Shannon. Maybe you'll lure the papparazzi in thinking her and Spencer Pratt are dating ;)

My hubs would know the car too...I know them from the 60's on.

april said...

I hear ya on the short weekends..mine is even more short since now I usually have fridays and mondays off- so it never feels like I have a weekend really!

Love the new hair, and boy does all that food look yummy!

Heather (Where's the Beach) said...

Yay for date night and dining outdoors. What a great combo!!! Sounds like a great weekend girl.

Sarah @ The Smart Kitchen said...

Oh I have been wanting to try the Grove Wine Bar! Now I want to even more :)

Nichole said...

1. Too cute of a couple. 2. Who does your hair?! Loves it:) 3. Cupcakes and cocktails? I think you found the sure way to my heart.

Heather (Heather's Dish) said...

y'all are seriously the cutest...i love the couples photos!

Free and Living said...

Linds, just found your blog and added you to mine! Yay!!!!

GoBigGreen said...

Love the lowlights: ) I want to do that but was chicken guess i can wait till its -20 and snowing for that:)
So glad you ordered the ahi tuna, yumyumyum.
Did MM have his shirt on?hahaha.
you need to let me know if you see Roddick at all!

eatdrinkbreathesweat said...

LOVE the new look for fall, suits you well! I'm glad you had an awesome weekend, even though it flew by. I TOTALLY think every weekend should be three days personally - shall we start a petition??

Kristina @ spabettie said...

LOVE the hair!! you look great! I always have my stylist go kinda burgundy in the winter months... I love the dark red! :D

what a fun *blink* weekend !!

Lisa (bakebikeblog) said...

oh my! What a freakin awesome weekend!!!! And that car...WOW!

the intern said...

YOUR HAIR CUT IS TO DIE FOR! So cute!!

Abby said...

I LOVE your hair! You are gorgeous ALL the time, thoughl lady!

Shannon said...

love the new look! and weekends sure do go fast, especially if you have fabulous things like these crammed in :)

Katherine said...

Your hair looks great! You are one of those lucky people who looks good with both blonde and dark hair. I'm jealous.

SSB said...

Love the hair. I'm going blonder for the winter.

I went to the Spaghetti factory the other night, they had gluten free pasta. It was surprisingly good.

Joanna Sutter (Fitness & Spice) said...

I love a good celebration...especially where there's wine AND cupcakes!

p.s. I love your hair-did!

fittingbackin said...

Love the winter hair, the jersey hair, the bar (heart the car + the beer in the bath!), and all of those great food pics (specifically, the cupcakes!). :)

Mo said...

Love your hair! A cupcake and wine party sounds like my idea of heaven!

Janetha said...

haha, i love your luring in face! and your hair!

Kelly said...

I love your new dark hair! I used to go lighter in the summer, but I've been a one shade girl now for a while. Maybe I need a change hmmmmm.

fittingbackin said...

Love the winter hair, the jersey hair, the bar (heart the car + the beer in the bath!), and all of those great food pics (specifically, the cupcakes!). :)

Free and Living said...

Linds, just found your blog and added you to mine! Yay!!!!

Nichole said...

1. Too cute of a couple. 2. Who does your hair?! Loves it:) 3. Cupcakes and cocktails? I think you found the sure way to my heart.