Friday, April 12, 2013

Los Angeles Re-Cap!

I have finally resurfaced - why does a week with no blogging feel like an eternity? I had an amazing time in LA with my parents and what better way to tell you about it than bombard you with photos? :)

Friday night - I finally did something bout my auburn/accidental ombre/weirdie hair and got mah hair did! I got to meet the lovely Alexa and her husband for like 20 min before they had to leave & we weren't able to get any pics, but I am sure there will be more to come!! :) Taylor did a phenomenal job with my hair and I am back to blonde & planning on staying blonde! Next time I try to differ - please slap me across my face. It took about 4.5 hours, and my hair is short again - but so worth it!
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I had a 6AM flight to LA and connected in ATL - I landed around 10 AM LA time and was able to check into my hotel and explore a little before my parents got in! I headed to the Beverly Center and the Grove. The Grove was smaller than I had pictured, but it was still really cute - I had lunch at Ulysses Voyage - the kale salad was delicious! 

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My outfit (gap shirt dress, leather jacket from spain, and Shoemint Nicole wedges), after my parents landed - my mom and I headed to the Dry Bar to get our hair blown out for the wedding the next day that was at 11 AM in the Redlands (1.5 hours away from LA). I woke up the morning of the wedding with a HORRIBLE cold - I had a runny nose and sneezed every 3 minutes - needless to say - I felt terrible and only took one picture at the wedding. Also - my phone died and we ended up going to dinner that night at Matsuhisa (Nobu's original restaurant) - amazing high quality sushi - everything was delicious! Elizabeth Moss from Mad Men was sitting a few tables down from us! 

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Monday, my dad and I had work meetings and then we shopped a little with my mom at the Beverly Center (saw rumer willis!) - I am so obsessed with coffee bean - why is it so much better than starbucks? Then we went to an early dinner at Cut by Wolfgang Puck at the Beverly Willshire. It was such a great dinner! 

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More work meetings on Tuesday! We found a great Italian place at the Century City mall called Toscanova - they had the best salads, pizza and capuccinos ever! 

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 J.Crew Blouse and Pixie Pants, Shoemint Nicole Wedges, LV Neverfull MM, Zara Scarf

I got to see one of my best friends Haley who now lives in LA! We had so much fun catching up and having dinner and margs at Pink Taco
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I stayed an extra day to hangout with my parents - we just did some shopping again and then we had dinner at the SLS Hotel at Bazaar - it was just divine! We love Spanish food and this was some of the best spanish food ever! They also had the cutest dessert bar!

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leaving the SLS

It was one of the best trips I have taken - I love being able to spend time with my parents and just having an amazing time with them - I am really blessed to have such great ones! :)

I am EXTREMELY behind with youtube - I have not even had time to film my March favorites - I will try to squeeze that in this weekend because I have been using some amazing products lately that I really want to share! :) I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!!

8 comments:

  1. Girl I am really loving your blonde hair! And all that food...oh my!

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  2. How fun! I've always wanted to go to LA and this posts makes me want to go even more!

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  3. It all looks like such a fun time. I love your new hair, it looks great!!

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  4. LOVING your maxi dress!

    Looks like you had a great trip filled with yummy looking margs and food, happy Friday! :)

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  5. Now I am hungry, looks like such a fun trip! Your mom looks so young too, I bet people always think she is your sister. haha

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  6. I love the new hair!! Looks like you had such a fun trip and lots of amazing food!

    xoxo
    Stacey

    Five Minute Style 

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  7. great photos! would you like to follow each other? let me know!

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  8. Your hair looks great! Loving the blonder look!
    I've been wanting to go to the Grove, maybe my next visit to LA!

    How fun!


    Brooke

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