Sunday, July 10, 2011

Steppin' Out - 7-10-11

Steppin' Out

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Romper

Me:
Dress, H&M
Shoes, Coloriffics (from my wedding -- in 2006!)

Em:
Romper, Janie & Jack (Thanks, Grandma!)
Shoes, Payless

Sunday was my 34th birthday. Man, I feel old just typing that!

This is what I wore out to our big celebratory dinner Saturday night. It was partially for my birthday and partially a make-up dinner for our 5th wedding anniversary in April that I ended up too sick to celebrate. I was excited to wear the dress that I bought back in March for our anniversary date that wasn't, and I paired it with the shoes that I wore on our wedding day. (P.S., I may be sporting that dress at BlogHer next month, for my fellow attendees.)

Brent and I enjoyed dinner at The Bazaar, while Em hung out at Grandma and Grandpa's. That adorable romper was a gift from Grandma after I fell in love with it recently. Em wasn't in a posing mood, hence the grumpy pic above. She can still it rock it, though, irate or not.

We managed to distract her with a backyard flower at the grandparents' to get a family pic.

Family pic

Sunday we started with a birthday brunch at Bru's Wiffle, a wonderful local waffle joint.
Birthday brunch

We left Em at my in-laws' for the afternoon and caught a matinee of Horrible Bosses, which we enjoyed probably more than expected.

My in-laws presented me with a tiramisu cake, which was delicious, and then we ended my special day with dinner at my favorite sushi place.

All in all, it was a perfect day filled with family and a gazillion lovely birthday wishes from friends. I have a feeling it'll be a great year. How can it not be with these two around?
Birthday sushi

13 comments:

  1. You look hot in that blue dress! Happy birthday!

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  2. Love that H&M dress! And that red and white romper Em is wearing is to die for. Glad you had such a nice birthday!!

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  3. You look gorgeous, and Em is too freaking cute in the romper. Glad you had a fun weekend!

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  4. Both of your outfits are adorable!!

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  5. Happy belated birthday! Glad you had a good time- well deserved. :-)

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  6. You look amazing in that dress! Happy birthday!

    Of course Em looks amazing in her romper, which is just too cute.

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  7. Love love love the dress! Happy belated birthday!

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  8. Love your dress and her romper. See you at BlogHer! (P.S. Tell me there will come a day when my girl keeps her bow in her hair??)

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  9. i adore your birthday dress, so so cute! seriously h&m rocks my socks off. also love that last pic of em and brent, too precious.

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  10. That blue dress is SO pretty on you!

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  11. I'm so happy you had such a great day...definitely well-deserved and inspiring!

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  12. I *love* that dress you're wearing and I am totally drooling over Em's adorable romper. SEriously. I'm in love with that!

    When AM is old enough, I think I'll have to start this Steppin' Out thing.

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  13. Cute dress! I hope we can meet up at BlogHer! :)

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