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Birthday Weekend Extravaganza

Posted Mar 09 2012 10:16pm

Friday was my birthday and I made sure to milk it all weekend! To start off my birthday, Masey and I took about a 1 mile walk up to Starbucks. I really wish that I did this every morning (the walk, not the Starbucks), in fact it was one of my goals , but sometimes sleep wins out.

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After my walk I had to head to work until about 1pm. Then the fun started! I picked up Kim and Justin from the airport, dropped Justin off at the house and then Kim and I got manicures and I got the best eyebrow wax that I have ever gotten in my life! After getting pampered we popped the bubbly and got the party started!

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We drank champagne until Tony got home and it was time to eat. For dinner we headed to an amazing local restaurant, Two Urban Licks . It came highly recommended by several people, so I was pumped to try it! Unfortunately I don’t have any pictures because I lost my memory card and the restaurant was too dark for my iPhone (which is what the pictures are taken with above). There were 6 of us at the table and we started off with 3 appetizers, and for my meal I ordered scallops with gouda grits. It was amazing. If you are ever in Atlanta I highly recommend Two Urban Licks !

Saturday I ran a couple errands and then Tony, Kim, Justin and I headed to Uncle Julio’s for lunch and we may have enjoyed a swirl… or three. Hey! It was my birthday weekend, after all!

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Once lunch was over everyone else took a nap and I headed out to spend a couple gift cards that were burning a hole in my pocket.

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I have the patience of a 5 year old. My amazing husband gave me a gift certificate for an iPad (!!!) and I couldn’t wait to get it! However, rumor has it that the new iPad 3 is coming out Wednesday, so I am actually going to return it and get the new one if that does in fact happen. Luckily Apple has a 14 day return policy. Holler! My SIL and family were so thoughtful and got me a gift card to Lululemon, I was hoping to find something green for my upcoming St. Patties day race , but unfortunately that is not a March color for them. Bummer! I’m sure I will manage to find away to spend it Winking smile.

Saturday night we headed out and celebrated another birthday! Our friend Jamie turned the big 3-0!

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Lucky for us a bunch of friends from Chapel Hill came and surprised him! It was SO nice to see some familiar faces!

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GAH! I’ve missed this crew ! Unfortunately not the whole crew was able to make it, but it was nice to see a big chunk of them!

Jamie gave up desserts for Lent, so Instead of a birthday cake, Allison made the cutest mustache cake balls for everyone else to enjoy. Not only were they delicious, but they were fun! brookes 006

Apparently I don’t know where a mustache goes. I also don’t know how to pick out make-up. I grabbed the wrong color which is why my face looks like a ghost. Luckily Sephora also takes returns!

The birthday celebrations didn’t stop there! Sunday we had one more very important birthday to celebrate… Sloane!

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This girl loved her chocolate cupcake…

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She’s such a ham!

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Oh, also at the party? Hudson !

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I can’t get over how big (and freaking adorable) he is!

It was so, so good to see everyone this weekend!

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However, back-to-back weekends of… shenanigans definitely have taken their toll. Looking forward to getting back on track and I happen to have a brand new plan to get me there! More on that tomorrow!

How do you get back on track after indulging… a lot?

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