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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Easter and a Birthday all in one day!

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When: Sunday April 24, 2011

Light Pink dress: Dorians (Panama)
Polka dot wedges: Estampa (Panama)
Black Nine West belt: TJ Maxx
Black Liz Claiborne purse: TJ Maxx
Heart Swarovski necklace: Present from my dad :)

Easter brunch + Shopping with my brothers + Birthday dinner with my family

Today sure was a busy busy day! Today was not just Easter Sunday (Btw, Happy Easter everyone!), but it was also my sister's birthday! How about that for a busy day?

To celebrate both special occasions, we decided to go to a delicious Easter brunch at a nice hotel. The food was delicious, but the true star of the event was the dessert table. It was by far THE best dessert table I have EVER seen. They had sooooo many desserts, it was enough to drive any diet-girl crazy!
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I especially loved how they decorated some of the desserts. I really enjoyed all the cute spring colors and the adorable sugar cookies.
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They even had TWO chocolate fountains in which we could dip strawberries, marshmallows, cookies, and pretzels... talk about YUM!?
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Needless to say, I went back for seconds.... and thirds... and well fourth and fifths... hehe. My mom and I had a wonderful time cheating on our diets :)
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Something really cool happened today during brunch! A very lovely lady came up to me and introduced herself. To be honest, I wasn't quite sure who she was (that happens to me quite often).

It turns out that she is a fellow blogger who reads my blog!! WAO! I can't believe that she recognized me! What are the odds of encountering a reader of my blog?.. In Panama, the chances are nearly zero.

Anyway, she really MADE my day... I felt sooooo special throughout the rest of the day... Thank you for coming up to say hi, you really made me happy!

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I had such a wonderful time at brunch with my family. I learn to love each member of my family a little more every day... we are truly blessed to have each other.
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Later that evening, we celebrated my sister's birthday. Annie is such a wonderful sister and friend to me. I know I can count on her for anything!
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Happy birthday Annie! I love you!
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So all in all, a wonderful Easter and family birthday! I even have a new Easter monkey that is joining my ever-growing monkey family (My boyfriend and I call each other monkeys for no particular reason, so I love everything that has to do with monkeys... hehe). Isn't he adorable?!
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Happy Easter everyone!
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  1. Hi Marie !
    It was a real nice surprise running into you yesterday :) - who would have thought I'd run into anyone who's blog I read ?
    I hope I didn't scare you -It was SOOOO unexpected-
    I just posted about it and am linking this post to it.

  2. Your outfit is so beautiful! I absolutely love anything pink, especially in that shade (it's one of my wedding colors!).

    Also, your Easter monkey is super cute! :)

  3. Happy late easter! You look lovely as well- very 50s! Happy birthday to your sister. All those treats look so yummy!! And so funny that you ran into someone who read your blog. I haven't had that happen to me yet.

    Looks like you had a wonderful easter/birthday. :)

  4. love your outfit and i want sweet cookies and cupcakes :)

    your newest follower here!

  5. I love the dress you are wearing! That dessert table did look ridiculous, I don't know how you resisted :O


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