Wednesday, January 25, 2012

A New Mission

by Meghann on January 25, 2012

Derek and I were able to cross one more thing off of our wedding planning to-do list this week – we booked our engagement photo session for the first weekend of March. Woo hoo!

That gives me just over a month to track down this dress.

The dress (and the engagement photos that came with it) were featured on the Style Me Pretty Facebook page yesterday. Love. Love. Love.

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Such a gorgeous couple. I love how happy and in love they are in these photos.

And I love that dress.

Must. Have. Now. :-p

Unfortunately the only versions of the dress I could find online were sold out or out of my price range.

A quick pop in at the mall this afternoon left me empty handed too.

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(edited to add: blue dress and white dress are Urban Outfitters. Long sleeve and tank top dresses are Forever 21)

Dratz.

My new mission – find an ivory lace dress for engagement photos. Any ideas?

Before the mall I had a rice cake with almond butter, walnuts, raisins, and strawberries.

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Derek and I did have a meeting for a venue price quote this afternoon (which is why I was at the mall waiting for him to get off of work), but it was canceled at the last minute. Boo. The canceled meeting also canceled our plans for dinner out. No meeting meant we had no excuses not to eat the fridge full of food we had at home. Double boo.

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It’s just as well. I’m sure neither our wallets nor our waistlines would have appreciated the planned bbq feast quite as much as our tastebuds would have. Instead I got creative with the rutabaga at the bottom of the produce drawer. I peeled it, steamed it, and mashed it with some fresh parsley, parmesan cheese, and milk. It came out pretty good if I do say so myself.

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I spent all my creative energy on the rutabaga, so when it came to everything else I took the lazy way out. The chicken was the Oscar Meyer Carving Board Chicken Breast.

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The green beans were lightly steamed in the same steamer as the rutabaga and the bread was just toasted.

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It wasn’t bbq, but it was all still good.

The espresso chip ice cream helped.

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Now I can’t wait to watch this (LOVED the book!)

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With these two.

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:)

Good Night!

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