Tuesday, August 17, 2010

sometimes life calls for a good sugar rush.

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it hasn't been a bad week.

just an insanely paced week. just one of those weeks when you need that extra push to make it to the finish line. one of those weeks that you find yourself hit the ground running the second that you wake up from a night of blissful sleep. (mmm, i love sleep - but i think i love life more. that is why i don't get enough sleep.)

my dear friend, annika, treated me to a sweet treat at my current fave dessert shop, sweet mandy b's. i'm pretty sure i've written about this divine place before. oh man, even as i look over these pictures again, my mouth waters. i love this place. i'll def. miss it when i leave this dreamy city.











the friend-date was also most enjoyable. after our sweet treates at mandy b's, we made a joanne-run for craft supplies. annika was looking for fresh, new decor for her new apartment, and i was on the hunt for props for mine and the bf's engagement shoot (which is on thursday...i am so excited! pics are by none other than tim tab studios. i love his work.)

but it wasn't just the buttercream sugar cookies or making a joanne run that made the friend-date so fun. we had good conversation about our lives, both of us going through major life decision-changes. i told annika that its funny how we didn't become friends sooner. and now that i'm moving away, we have to say 'good-bye.' funny how life can be that way. you go and go and go , missing opportunities until the last minute. makes you take a step back, look up and around to see what else you could be missing.


and look, we made it to the middle of the week.
[happy wednesday!]


21 comments:

  1. I love the colors of the cookies...the small things get my attention and then end up buying it.

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  2. You can never go wrong with a good friend, good conversation, and a good snack.:D

    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

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  3. I've said it before and i'll say it again, friend+food=bliss. I have the biggest sweet tooth this side of the mississippi and these treats look oh so amazing. Seriously, I'd eat those cookies for breakfast and that brownie right after. Need my glass of milk of course. I think I get my daily calcium from all the milk I drink with my cookies. LOL.

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  5. Oh, delish. My week is sounding like yours!! I think I may take a cupcake break!

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  6. yummy!! those treats look delicious!! happy wednesday, friend. xo

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  7. Aw, this looks like such a sweet and adorable little place! Friends are so wonderful, when you can really talk and connect and leave feeling awesome :)

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  8. What a fun friend date! All of these goodies look so yummy...I'm hungry now. :) Hope you're having a lovely week.

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  9. Mmmmmm. I could go for one of those sweet treats right about now!

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  10. i love going on dates with my best friends! they never fail to lift up my spirits when i'm down. happy wednesday! :D

    <3, Mimi
    http://whatmimiwrites.blogspot.com/

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  11. what a beautiful time you had together and i love how you captured your pictures!

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  12. those cookies look like they are to die for, oh my gosh, i have to remember this place if i ever make it to chicago! i hope you'll post your engagement photos..i'm sure they are going to be lovely!

    ps i LOVE your blog and gave you an award for it today on my blog! :)

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  13. !! delicious pictures. i'm craving sweets now! for a moment i thought that last picture was something with taro icing on it! YUM. it's hump day! you're almost ther!
    j.

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  14. ooops i guess it's not hump day anymore ;)
    happy thursday!!
    j.

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  15. Beautiful shots of gorgeous food. And I love that dress so much! It's totally something I would buy in a heartbeat.

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  16. Ooh, those cookies look sooo good! Ah, I'm so excited to see your engagement photos! They're going to be awesome. :)

    That's a huge bummer that you're just getting close with her now. Maybe you two can be pen pals? Haha. I'm all about pen pals now!

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  17. I'm in love with these photos!! So sweet. ) xoxo

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  18. did you take those pics girl?? they are soo beautiful, and now i am hungry!!! i don't eat nearly enough sweets as i should! ;) have a great weekend!

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  19. that dress is SO beautiful. wherever did you find it?!

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