Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The Dress...and a Bit More

Hello my lovelies! I'm still here in Charleston living it up. I swear you think of vacations as being relaxing, but I was thinking about it today and they are usually quite opposite! Or at least for me, I always try to take in as much as possible in the week that I am on vacation so I am worn out by activities every single day. But I like it that way, not complaining AT ALL!

Today I was up bright and early to fix up some breakfast before anyone else! We have been having a fight over the bananas (that I bought for ME) and I knew that there was only half of one left. Hey, you snooze you lose...especially when it comes to food, right?!


1 cup Special K, 1/2 cup skim milk, 1/2 banana. Along with a nice cup of coffee.

Here was my view while I ate:


Everyone was pretty much burnt to a crisp after three straight days of hours in the sun, so we decided that today would be an indoor shopping day.

We ventured over the bridge again into Charleston for the MALL!

When we got there everyone was ready for lunch. Luckily there was a semi-healthy option in the mall in the form of a Jason's Deli.

I had the Mediterranean Wrap under the "Real Choices" menu. It had oven roasted turkey breast, roasted red pepper hummus, cucumbers, purple onions, kalamata olives, roma tomatoes and organic field greens in an organic wheat wrap. I got the baked chips on the side as well.


The wrap was actually really really good! I needed the fuel for shopping so I ate it up!

Sooooo here is the moment you have all been waiting for. The KILLER dress that I got at Urban Outfitters. I think it just scream "PAR-TAY".

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Did I mention that I am a total sucker for snake skin?! And short black dresses?!

Here is a close up of the detail:

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And here is someone who is totally NOT me, wearing it. Just so you get the full effect.

I am pretty sure that I am going to rock it tomorrow night when my sister and I go out on the town for sushi and dancing!

Oh yeah...did I mention that I got some KILLER shoes to match too?


And they were buy one get one for $10 AND like I said, I am a sucker for snake I had to buy another pair in a slightly different style and different color.


Cute huh?! You girls like?!

After shopping for solid four hours, my sister and I headed back home. But not before stopping off at a little place on the way back...

Some of you might be familiar, not sure...


Thats right bloggies, I am no longer a Whole Foods virgin. It was my first time *blush*

Now the little sisters and the moms and pops are down at the pool. My other sister and I are about shopped out so we opted to chill out in the room and watch some tube-age.

Hopefully dinner is soooon! I really wanna go get some yummy seafood!

Hope everyone is doing grrreat! Im trying to catch up on blogs as we speak. Love you guys to death!

Lots of Love, <3 Ems.


Amanda said...

i am SUCH a sucker for snakeskin too. i have to hold myself back, so i don't transform my wardrobe into all snakeskin...seriously.

your vacation looks AMAZING and i'm so happy you had your first whole foods experience. i hope it treated you well! ;-)

Anonymous said...

where did you get the shoes?? i couldnt find them on the UO website... i love them and MUST BUY THEM SOON hahahha

Jaime said...

so glad you are havin a great time!! your lunch looks sooo good!

LOVE your dress! the shoes are killer-- love the black ones :)
yay for losing wholefoods virginity!!! wholefoods is my heaven/my yoga-- EVERYTHING! lol xoxo

Erica said...

Glad you're having fun! The party dress is SO cute. Girl- I sent you an email. Sorry I didn't get in touch with you today...sort of some rough family stuff going on :(

Anonymous said...

oh lawwwdy i luurve me some whole foodsssss<333
and that dress is bangalangin! good to hear your lovin life right now dollface!

Mica said...

Wow, okay. I am totally impressed that you bought a snakeskin dress. That is way too sexy for me to even THINK about wearing. Mad props, lady!

RunningLaur said...

Those shoes are a killer match for the dress - that's some awesome shopping!!

curlytop said...


Hey darling! Glad I was able to catch up with my reader... finally!

I always feel like I need a vacation after my vacations. I have to fit EVERYTHING in to enjoy ever single moment.

Those shoes are fanfreakin AWESOME. Luv, luv, luv!

Happy June BTW!

With Love,


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It was a long answer, thus the post response. If you ever have any questions about training plans, etc, ask away. I only have a year of experience but I've done tons and tons of research. I love to help - and I love to have an excuse to research / learn more!

Anonymous said...

omg those shoes! How do you walk in them?! They are pretty amazing :) the dress is great too, we need to see a photo of you in it now! Yay for Wholefoods :)

The Novice Berker said...

Oh lord, HOT MAMA! That dress is a killer! And those black shoes have got me drooling. You are going to be smokin', lady!

I'm super excited to go to WF for the first time too. I will soon, for sureee. :)

Anonymous said...

That dress is TO DIE FOR!!! You are going to look stunning in it.

I'm so glad your enjoying your vaca...wish I could be there haha

Cacti Don't Cry said...

You ALWAYS need a vacation when you get back from a vacation! That's part of the fun, I guess.

LOVE LOVE LOVE the black shoes!!! *drool*

<3 <3

Amy said...

Sexy dress! ow ow!

Glad you finally made it to Whole Foods! Isn't it great? :)

Emily said...

Glad you are having such a great time on vacay!

Love the new dress and cute shoes...ahhh such a deal, and I am a huge UO fan!

Anna said...

You know, they say you always remember your first time. At least I do, and it was the beginning of a beautiful relationship!

I always feel like I need another vacation after my supposed 'vacation' just because I do so much and don't have any time to do nothing, which is really what I need!

I saw that dress at UO and love it, and those super hot shoes are to just too fabulous. Ow OW!

janetha said...

oh you hussy! i hope you used protection!!

that dress is simply fanfreakingtastic! i LOVE it! i can't wait to see the dress+shoes together. are the shoes from UO too? love both pair.

you should just start putting the naners under your pillow while you sleep...

have fun on the remainder of your trip!!

Anonymous said...

I love those shoes.

Looks like you're having a great time, you lucky gal.

Brooke said...

UO love!!!! I love that dress..I saw it the other weekend! It is like American Apparel but CUTER because of the snake skin print! Sexy sexytimeeeessss!!

And I'm so happy WF stole your V-card and your credit card ;)

Anonymous said...

ADORABLE dress! I bet you could even wear those white shoes with it or silver ones too for some added color! SO pretty! :)

Haha, loving the shopping fuel. Hey, it can get brutal in the shopping world sometimes... a girl's gotta have her energy! ;)

Hope you keep having a wonderful time!


Nutritious is Delicious said...

Ahhh! Whole Foods! I have been twice, but we don't have one nearby! :(

That dress is scchhhweet! Love it!

I agree, vacations are usually quite full of events!

Anonymous said...

Love that dress and shoes!!! Rock it girl :) That wrap looks really good!
First wf experience?! I am jealous--haven't had mine yet. Can't wait for the one near my house to be built..gahhh!
<3 jess