Monday, October 3, 2011

cake batter ice-cream totally trumps an actual cake.

 cardi, tights: f21 / earrings: c/o Le Mode Accessories / ring: Le Mode Accessories
Vance booties: c/o Blowfish Shoes / boyfriend watch: Fossil /nails: sally hansen (bronze ablaze, brisk blue)

 i had my birfday over da weekend.
(everybody raise your hands and say heeeey-hooooo!)
and can i say it was one of the best ones i've had?!
(i've had 27 bdays, so that's saying a lot.)

i didn't get to see my boy (due to a current lack of vehicle transportation - gah, long distance, have i mentioned how my hate for you is consistently growing?), but my baby seester definitely made it up with her awesome bday planning. our parents were out of town, so it was just me and her - totally sister, girl time - and it was the best! it involved lots of food, chick flicks, shopping, cake batter ice-cream (topped with cookie dough), and more food. i'll totally share the pics sometime this week - you especially have to see that heavenly scoop of cake batter ice-cream. absolutely divine. (let's just say 16-years of spoiling the baby of the family paid off - hehe.)

and i also got me some bday love via postal, including this rocking awesome dress from my blog bestie! she and i have been drooling over everything from the Reverie Market and she knew i was eyeing this lovely. isn't it the cutest thing? i'm love with the print and the ruffles. i think it's even gonna have to come along with me in the honeymoon suitcase. this dress is that good. 

much love.
[happy monday, friend.]

p.s. one more day, people - enter the Pink Lemonade giveaway!

38 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday!!! Hope you had a great one. Cute pics hun:-)

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  2. THIS OUTFIT IS SO CUTE. oh my gosh. lol.

    love, rach.
    www.so--hi.blogspot.com

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  3. Happy Birthday!:D That was so sweet of your sister.:D


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  4. Happy belated! :) That dress is ADORABLE and you totally rock it, girl. Also, cake batter ice cream with cookie dough on top? Totally drooling over here. ;)

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  5. yayyyyyyy!!! that dress is soo cute!! now i want one!! ;) i think it would look super cute with a belt as well, tons of different looks you can pull off with it! :) glad you got it on your bday too, yay!!!

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  6. Um first of all...how sweet of Sandy! I saw that dress and almost bought it! It looks awesome on you!!

    And oh em gee. Cake Batter ice cream is Gabe and I's current fave flavor! The best. And all the topping options are endless...

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  7. So happy you had an awesome birthday with your awesome sister. Can't wait to see you in that dress!

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  8. Hurray for excellent birthdays! \(^o^)/

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  9. cake batter ice cream is my FAVORITE! so glad you had an amazing birthday :)

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  10. heeeey-hooooo!**raising hands in air**

    Happy Birthday girly!!

    Hugs and kisses!!
    -k

    ps...you look adorb in white tights! seriously-- what a cute outfit!

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  11. happy birthday, Ilene!! this outfit is so stinkin' adorable!

    cute & little

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  12. You look gorg! So glad your birthday was so great!!!

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  13. Eek, love this dress on you! I've been eyeing it toooo!

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  14. love the dress and booties! i feel like only booties look good on some people... i am NOT one of those people.

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  15. that dress is amazing! hope you had a great day. can't wait to see the pics!

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  16. love those tights and that dress, super cute!

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  17. Happy birthday, sunshine...You look so adorable. Love that dress:) Muah

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  18. ate Ilene,
    you looked gorgeous in your dress, perfect for your Birthday celeb.
    i like the "totally sister, girl time." will wait for your pics. :)

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  19. Love the dress! So fun and I love the pattern on it! The ruffle just makes it perfect!!!

    Glad you had a great birthday!

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  20. glad you had such a great birthday. i love cake batter ice cream. i have to stay away from it though or i will eat the whole store out of their cake batter ice cream. but when i did get it i would also put yellow cake in the mix. sooo good. love the gifted dress! super cute. very you.

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  21. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Love your look... so ready for tights weather in Florida. SOmeday...

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  22. You are so beautiful!
    I love your outfit!!
    I am so glad that you had a wonderful birthday girl!!
    Now I kinda want some cake batter ice cream!!
    YUMMMMM!!!

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  23. I love the dress you're wearing and nothing beats sister time - especially with ice cream!!

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  24. LOVE the graphics on that dress. So dang pretty!

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  25. I thought that was a Reverie Mark dress, and it looks lovely on you! Your outfit is so cute yet looks so comfortable.
    I'm so glad you had a wonderful birthday! Hope it carries all the way through our lovely, magical October!

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  26. long.distance.suuuucks.

    true story.

    hubs and i spent about 90% of our dating/engaged relationship apart. iowa to california is a big big distance.

    so glad you still had a good day.

    xoxo

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  27. Love this outfit - you are so pretty!! The print on the dress is awesome & I love how autumn-y this outfit is. Gorgeous!! xox

    I just became your newest follower! I would love for you to visit my blog & follow back if you'd like! :)
    Also, check out my giveaway for a Missoni for Target hat!!
    Blessings,
    Kat

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  28. Love the dress ilene! You are always so adorable.

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  29. That dress is perfect on you, love the boots too! :) Glad you had an awesome birthday - mine is coming up on Thursday. Isn't October the best month ever for birthdays? Hooray for Libras! :)

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  30. Glad that you ended up making the most of your weekend! Oooh and I would love some cake batter ice-cream right now.

    Love your dress too :) xoxo

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  31. You look so darling! And your smile is beautiful!

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  32. Happy belated birthday!! I LOVE cake batter ice cream. no shame!

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  33. Happy Birthday, and I love the dress! LOve it!

    Natalie
    www.projectdowhatyoulove.wordpress.com

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  34. LOVE that dress. Hope you had a LOVELY Birthday.

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  35. I seriously just love this outfit :D

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  36. How super-cute is that dress! Don't you love the friends you've made from blogging??

    Belated happy birthday, Ilene!

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