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Monthly Archives : January, 2011

What I Wore

What I Wore… Because I’m Mad for Plaid When: Saturday, January 29t Where: Out and about at the Pour House and Bukowski’s What: Plaid blouse (J. Crew outlet), gray cardigan (American Eagle), skinny jeans (J. Crew outlet), black belt, (J. Crew outlet), black boots (Madewell 1937) Fun Fact: I feel like I’m too old to [...]

Cozy Weekend

Nothing compares to the loungy-lazy feeling of a Saturday and Sunday. Since mid-week, the arch of my left foot was really sore.  I decided to take it easy and not do any major exercising all weekend.  I did some at-home workouts: push ups, crunches,  balance board, etc. I ate tons of leftover Maggiano’s after Thursday [...]

What I Wore

What I Wore… Because I was Tired of Wearing Snow Boots When: Thursday, January 27th Where: Dinner at Maggiano’s with my mom’s coworkers What:Striped flowy shirt (Anthropologie), denim leggings (Madewell 1937), gray boots (Frye), multi-strand pearl necklace (J. Crew Outlet), cream colored scarf (GAP) What I Wore… Because I Can’t Wear Sweats Out for Drinks [...]

My Accent

Mom Spends the Night

My mom needed to be in Boston for a dental conference on Thursday and Friday.  Between the impending snow storm forecast for Wednesday night and her early class on Thursday morning, she asked if she could spend Wednesday night at my apartment to make her AM commute much easier. It’s my mom…  How could I [...]

Chicken Soup for the Cold

It was REALLY cold in Boston this past weekend.  Even if you’re not from around here, you must’ve heard about it.  New Englanders complained about it.  A lot! In an attempt to stay warm and keep myself entertained indoors, I tried to make my own chicken soup recipe, sort of from scratch. The soup was [...]

What I Wore

What I Wore… Because It Was Too Cold Not to Dress in Layers When: Monday, January 24th Where: Johnny Cupcakes lecture and dinner at Delux What: Pink thermal shirt, chunky knit cardigan, skinny jeans, mustard colored scarf, boots, slouchie knit beanie What I Wore… Because I was Excited to Wear a New T-Shirt When: Tuesday, [...]

Johnny Cupcakes Lecture

I have a not so secret crush.  His name is Johnny.  Johnny Cupcakes! I’ve been a huge fan of the Johnny Cupcakes t-shirt brand since I was in college. When I found out that Johnny was going to be giving a free lecture at the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center in Cambridge (aka [...]

On the Couch

I didn’t leave the apartment at all today.  It’s FRIGID outside and it’s only going to get colder.  What?!?! Jared said it was too cold for me to walk to the gym.  I wasn’t going to argue with him.  I stayed in our cozy apartment, watched TV, used my Balance Board during TV commercials, and [...]

Wild Animals

Breakfast: Plain bagel with veggie cream cheese and an ice coffee from the Appleton Street Bakery Lunch: Cucumber wontons and a few chocolates Dinner: Pad Thai with chicken and a bottle of 2009 Domaine du Chateau d’Eau Pinot Noir Exercise: 20 minutes on the Stepmill and a quick 1 mile run (treadmill set at 7.5 [...]