Monday, October 12, 2009

Engagement photos and the children’s museum

This might very well be one of the longest posts in blogging history.  Brace yourselves.

Friday I took engagement pictures for my best friend Catherine and her fiancée Scotty.  Here are several of my favorites, post-edit:

Afterward, we rewarded ourselves with food and drink.

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My veggie pizza and one of my two Irish Car Bombs.  smile_angel

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What was left of the chocolate cake after we picked at it.  I brought it home to Mom and we finished it.  smile_devil

The next day, Mom and I “babysat,” which included taking my cousin’s kid to Moes and EdVenture, Columbia’s children’s museum.  Mom and I have been wanting to check it out for a long time, but it’d look strange if two grown women went to a children’s museum without any requisite children.

I started off the day with part of an oatmeal-banana cake and some chai + skim.

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This is Faith.  Thank goodness she likes quesadillas.  (PS – both Mom and I agreed that these Moe’s burritos were the best we’ve ever had – dunno if their ingredients were fresher at this location or what, but lunch was AMAZING.)

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My junior Art Vandelay burrito.

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I’ll include a couple of museum pics just for the sake of storytellin’.

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(The inside of this 2+ story tall kid is a somewhat-anatomically-correct jungle gym!)

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They had a butterfly exhibit that closed today, so we lucked out in getting to see it!

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Then we had more fun inside…

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Shortly after this, we dropped Faith off at her house and went home to collapse.  If I ever have kids, I want to be able to run a marathon first, because it takes that caliber of endurance to keep up with them!

When we got home, we had some tabbouleh and pita chips…

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and Mom made a dinner consisting of shrimp, which is why this little dude offered to help…

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(Mom said to disregard her mom jeans…and the unpainted drawer fronts?  Chalk it up to this being the spare kitchen that never got finished smile_embaressed)

Dinner was this linguine/arugula/feta/shrimp dish that Mom got out of one of those Weight Watchers cook books you find in the magazine sections.  I had some without shrimp and with green beans on the side.

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Dessert was half a personal pumpkin pie we got at the grocery store, topped with some vanilla fro yo…

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Which started a pumpkin frenzy that I continued on Sunday.  This post is too long already, so I’m wrapping it up and letting Sunday have a post all its own!

1 comment:

  1. great photos. when and if I get married, maybe we can fly you over to do photos for me :)

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