daily eats: september 17, 2014

September 17 is a special day – it’s our anniversary! Three years. <3

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workout: 45 minute walk around the neighborhood. We’ve skipped the gym for neighborhood walks a few times and it’s so calm and peaceful early in the morning, quiet mornings with the sun are a great way to start the day.

coffee: coffee + 1/2 & 1/2

breakfast: green juice (kale, cucumber, pineapple, pear) + almonds + flourless almond butter muffins. Our Blendtec arrived this week and so far…LOVE!

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lunch: deli turkey lettuce roll ups with dijon + carrot sticks + apple with peanut butter. After my healthy lunch ideas post, I was inspired to pack “bento box” type lunches and they have been great – easy to prepare and a fun departure from the salad norm.

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snack: cheese stick + wheat thins (This is my standard office snack.) + 1/2 banana + ice cream for an afternoon treat (Not a standard office snack, thankfully!)

dinner: To say I was excited for dinner at Son of a Gun would be a major understatement. We’ve been wanting to visit this restaurant for such a long time – the theme is seafood small plates and Jon and Vinny (the guys behind it) are brilliant. We ate:

Amberjack Sashimi, Serrano, Fish Sauce Vinaigrette, Herbs
Lobster Roll, Celery, Lemon Aioli
Shrimp Toast Sandwich, Herbs, Sriracha Mayo
Summer Squash Panzanella, Lemon, Chili, Pepato, Mint
Skate Wing, Baby Broccoli, Mascarpone, Pancetta Vinaigrette

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It was such a fantastic meal. I’m claiming Son of a Gun my new favorite (LA) restaurant.

dessert: frozen white russians. Richie loves white russians, so when I saw this frozen twist from Lori, I added it to the dessert menu. They were delightful.

approximate nutrition statsDidn’t do it! Nice dinners are not as fun if you’re trying to keep track of calories. :)

thoughts: I love eating out and I’m not the kind of person that feels guilty for enjoying food – healthy or not – so ending the day with a ridiculous meal? I’d like to do that all the time! (Starting out the day with green juice always feels good, too!)

 

 

9.17.11 {wedding pictures}

I’m SO glad my wedding pictures showed up in my mailbox yesterday. I was planning on sharing a cocktail recipe with you today but I’m still tweaking it. I swear I didn’t change my posts around because I was so excited to share pictures with you…I swear! ;)

Our photographer, Brandon M Sweet, uses real film so our pictures took a little longer than most. It was definitely worth the wait! And I loved looking at the pictures (numerous times) with my husband last night.

I don’t want to bore you with tons of wedding pictures so I picked my favorites – let me know if you are interested in seeing more and I can post some more soon!

make-up: Blushing By Anna

flowers: Christina Marie Events

brother

flower girls

family

walking down the stairs with brother (I was terrified to walk down the stairs!!!)

parents

ceremony

husband + wife

dancing

love

wedding weekend {pictures}

I really didn’t expect to feel much different after I got married.

But I do. I’m happier, more in love than I thought was possible and feeling SO amazing. :)

Here are a few pictures from the weekend – we feel so blessed to have so many friends and family that traveled far be there to celebrate our special day.  (Thanks to Anna & Amy for the pictures!)

Sis-In-Law Amy

LA Cousins

Chicago Cousins

Wedding Quilt – family tradition that I love

Gorgeous Make-up (blushing by anna)

Best Friends

Aunt Tori & Mom

Flower Girls

1st kiss!

Making it legal

Happily Ever After.

married!

We’re married!!! I can’t wait to share more pictures and details from our wonderful day. I didn’t think it was possible to be any happier, but it is!