German Pancakes, Great Finds and Wedding Prep

I made this bad boy for breakfast today. Was delicious loaded up with MY choice of various jams and whipped cream, and SIG-O’s choice of some frozen fruit with whipped cream and syrup. Powdered sugar too. Super easy to put together and way better than standing over a griddle flipping and pouring pancakes. Not knocking that since that method makes some pretty tip top shape pancakes BUT wasn’t feeling that this morning.

Behold!

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Et voila! Wedding prep is speeding along – bridal shower is this weekend, where did the time go ?! Today I also had my first wedding dress fitting, along with my future SIL’s. Went well; quick and painless! Have to go back in about a month for another one and I am excited to see how the dress looks then since they are lopping off a lot of fabric (if you are new here, I bought my past season wedding gown about 2-3 sizes too big, strategy being that I would not have to fret about “fitting into it” like ya do when they order you one custom. Not that I have lost or gained weight, but for the stress factor, boy am I glad I went the route I did!).

Remember the shoes I mentioned in a previous post? Yeah they made me taller than Sig-O and strong feminist feelings aside, I am not a fan of being taller than my future hubby. Back they went, and I picked up the pair I originally wanted (pinky nude bow topped pointy flats). Sometimes I am too frugal for my own good; said shoes were $30 which to any normal person in their right mind is not expensive whatsoever but to moi, I said, you can do better! And I picked up the previous pair that made me look like a giant. Lesson learned – get the original item you loved at first sight.

Here is a photo of a few other finds I made last weekend at ye olde Target.

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Lousy pic, sorry folks.

What you see in a crumpled looking pile is:

  • mint green (I cannot get ENOUGH of this color BTW) clutch, approx. $4
  • purple skinny crop pants (to add to my collection of colored bottoms!) approx. $12
  • rusty orange short sleeved sweater, Lands’ End. Freebie from mi madre after discovering it did not fit her. A bit bulky on me but comfortable and layerable nonetheless, and did I mention FREE? Closet, meet Rusty.

Oooooh how I love a good deal. I hit up the East Providence Salvation Army at the recommendation of a friend (aka Caity of C.Sherlock Photography, who is our wedding photog, check her out!) and was not dissapointed. Alas, I did not snap a pic of my treasures, apologies. Was a great place to poke around for knick knacks, cookware, and in the future, FURNITURE. Clothing was hit or miss, but I made out pretty good with books (snapped up a copy of Beverly Cleary’s The Mouse & The Motorcycle along with a few Richard Scarry’s and classic Golden Books.) Did I mention I have a book problem? 5 level bookshelf COMPLETELY FULL, with books jammed in every which way, yet I still buy more. Oh well. There are worse things, and I do contain it to one area- I haven’t reached scary hoarder status yet.

And lastly, for your viewing pleasure, my wedding day coif. Bonus; not a lot of pins, none poking violently into my head, I look like myself and the roll-y bun creates a nice little home to put my veil comb in!

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Ugh Monday tomorrow … glad I have plenty of things to look forward to 🙂

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2 responses to “German Pancakes, Great Finds and Wedding Prep

  1. So glad I never had to deal with being taller than a man 🙂 And that is the exact shoe problem I’m having; I found a pair that I like and now it’s the only pair I want. I think I’ll be picking them up today. Assuming they are still there…

  2. Just like taking a test- first answer/item is probably the best/right one!

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