So glad you had such a great birthday! It sounds truly perfect and I'm glad you had some sunny weather. How was the rest of your birthday weekend?
My weekend in a nutshell: Lil' Q came over with friends to prepare for a bridal shower/bachelorette party they threw on Saturday. They made the Martha Stewart pom poms which were a breeze and totally gorgeous. Saturday was rainy and cold but I managed to dodge some protests, check out the downtown Zara (still nothing in my size) and get my nails done in a delish teal. After watching Jake and Michelle, (which I really liked) we went to an old college stomping ground and stomped with some old college friends, a total blast. On Sunday Jefe and I took a beginners yoga class which we both really liked (Dee always says: "It's amazing how much you can sweat and never leave a tiny little mat!") and then spent the afternoon on the rooftop bar of our favorite neighborhood watering whole. And then... laundry. SEVEN Loads.
I keep forgetting to tell you about some cool new kicks I learned about recently. I was chatting with my ole' roomie Christina the other day and she was telling me about these new sandals that I think you would like. They are called Ssekos and similar to TOMS, each pair has a story. You can read the whole story here, but the jest is that Ssekos help Ugandan women attend University. Totally something I can get behind. The bonus? The sandals are SUPER cute. Christina is on the board of a fair trade shop called Mustard Seed and they can't keep the Ssekos in stock!
And they do weddings. Brilliant! What do you think? They're totally going on my must-have list for summer.
PS... How amazing that The Kathmanudo honored us with a "Stylish Blogger Award". I feel so cool! The Kathmanduo is one of my favorite blogs which makes this award even more special!