Here we go, here we go, kick it!
Dudes….get ready for a serious two-part MONSTER of a weekend post!
Last time I left you all, the weekend had just begun! I raced out of work and straight home to take care of the beast (1st priority) and then make some dindin (2nd priority). The beast? Check. Dinner? Cheeccckkkk.
After dinner, I met up with my friend Meggy Moo for some Friday night shopping. Does anybody else LOVE going to the mall on Friday nights? Less crowds, more relaxed and better deals! We hit up the Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, but naturally, even though so many things were on sale, they were still way too expensive for moi. Ugh.
However, we did hit up Nordstrom’s Rack (like an outlet version of Nordstrom’s), where we found KILLER deals. Two pairs of Hue tights in black and brown for $5 and a Trina Turk orange-striped cardigan for $40. A girl just can’t resist a good bargain…
I fell asleep Friday night knowing it was the big 1-3 mile run in the morn. I got up and carb-loaded like a champ with about 7 cups of Banana Nut Cheerios and 1/2 cup skim milk (all I had left)…
My sister Alli, who is also running the marathon, came up to my neck of the woods to run with me. What a difference! Seriously, does anyone else find it way uber-easier to run with somebody else than just by themselves? Mama Everythingtarian ran the first 6 miles with us, then went to meet up with my dad and younger sister while we completed the 13. We walked warmed-up for the first 1/2 mile, ran 12 around the lakes, then took her easy and walked the last 1/2 mile. Barbie, Ken and sissy #3 were waiting for us with water and bagels when we were done – hallelujah, I love you family!
After blasting through the awesome run, which took us about 2 hours (roughly 10 minute miles), I got back to la casa de mi prima and showered up to meet Angharad for lunch at the fabulous, organic, seasonal and locally-grown Birchwood Cafe!
Seriously, the is the 2nd time me and Miss Eating for England have met up, and it gets creepier and creepier each time with the number of things we have in common. From traveling to jobs to loving Cher’s “Believe,” the blog heavens clearly knew we were meant to be friends. Also, she had just run a 10K so we talked LOTS of running over a Green Goddess Salad for me…
That hunk o’ bread with a pat of butter on the side was pretty dang good too. Angharad had the Cilantro Lime-Smoked Turkey Salad Sandwich, which also looks divine! I totes forgot to take a pic, so head over to her blog and check that outtttt!
After lunch, it was wedding time!
The dinner was really good – loved the veggie lasagna and side veggies. The cake wasn’t so bad either :).
After dinner, obv DANCING TIME! I may need to post more dancing pics…they are that good.
Needless to say, it was an extremely fun night, and this gal was pooped. I fell asleep on my sister’s shoulder on the car ride home, nuff’ said.
Stay tuned for Parte Numero Dos later tonight….now I have to skedaddle off to a wedding shower! Hope you are all having a FABULOUSLY FUN WEEKEND – can’t wait to read and hear about what you all are up to!
Happy Sunday :).