Monday, February 14, 2011

Birthday Dates, Cinnamon Crunch Bagels & a Giveaway Winner!

It was my little sister's 19th birthday on Saturday so we had a sister breakfast date to Panera. Mmmm... I love their cinnamon crunch bagel with cream cheese. So good! 

I'd just like to point out that the only reason she is SO much taller than me is because she's wearing boots with heels. I'm a shortie, but I'm not THAT short...or am I?

These boots make me smile. When I found out I was going to be visiting Chris in Japan during his deployment last year, I didn't have any shoes/boots to wear in cold weather. So I struck out to the mall to find something cheap. (Yes, they sell boots in Hawaii and people wear them in the heat... it's gross.) 

After hitting many stores, I walked into Icing (you know that store with all the accessories for preteens?) and in the back of the store was one shelf marked "Boots--$1" And they happened to have the perfect pair in my size. Yes, I bought these boots for $1 and I wore them every day in Japan. So not only are they the cheapest shoes I will ever own, they also hold lots of precious memories. 

I bought myself some earrings the other day. Tiny little squares with peridot stones. LOVE. 

{button down shirt: I forget}
{scarf: borrowed} 
{skirt: Charlotte Russe}
{leggings: Charlotte Russe}
{boots: The Icing--$1 baby!}
{earrings: Blanca Flor in downtown Annapolis}

And now for the winner of my Cutie giveaway! Congratulations to BrittDill! Now for the hard part! Which Cutie will you choose? Shoot me an email andwe'll work out all the details! 

Thanks to everyone who entered! I'm so blessed by all of you! 

I hope you had a great Valentine's day, whether it was shared with a hubby, significant other, best buddy or a full glass of wine! 



  1. congrats to the lucky winner!! happy valentine's day!!

    your outfit is adorable you skinny skinny girl!! you and your sis do look a lot alike too, both very pretty!! xoxo

  2. You're so cute!! I LOVE your hair too...wish I could pull off a short 'do. You and your sis DO look SO MUCH alike! Both gorgeous! Have a great visit!

  3. YAY!!!! Soooooo excited! Awesome Valentine's Day surprise for me! :)

  4. great post... Love outfit and huge fan of that panera bagel, too! Hehhe. What a nice time with your sister!

  5. That might be the best deal on shoes I have ever heard of! So cute! :)

  6. You are too cute. And I totally could not take a picture of my face that close or people would be scared.

  7. love that scarf and such a fun skirt - you are rocking this outfit posts! your sis and you are so purrrrrdy! ;)

  8. i love the cinnamon crunch bagel with cream cheese at panera bread! my fave! love the outfit post and so glad you had a great time with your sis.

  9. You are soo cute! You crack me up! I also love me some cinnamon crunch bagel from Panera...yum-o! Hope you are having a wonderful time with your family!

  10. You are too cute! And that scarf is gorgeous!

  11. Aww looks like your having a blast at home!! I haven't been to Panera in AGES, now i'm seriously craving a cinnamon crunch bagel!! :)

  12. such a cute look and fun story about the boots! glad your enjoying your time in MD...I kinda miss that place (lived in Baltimore for three years).

  13. How cute are you two? I'm glad you're having so much fun!

  14. Wow! Nice find with the boots! That was quite the deal.

  15. your outfit is adorable just like you;0. happy bd to your sis!

  16. Um I pretty much live for their cinnamon crunch scones. Seriously.



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