How was your weekend? | Thriftanista in the City

9.12.2011

How was your weekend?

This weekend I:

Went out for indian food with 4 of my favorite people - GirlGetALife, Laila, goldhoneebee, and Latiffany. You'd think I'd have a picture considering the photos below but no. Trust me though, we had a good time. I was well fed by the two trips I took to the buffet table. We also got to enjoy a little bit of tribal fusion bellydance. I so wish I didn't suck at bellydancing.


Bought V new shoes. She has officially outgrown her itty bitty baby shoe collection.

I don't think she wore half of these.
Yes, I know there's a missing shoe in the picture. I'll find it before donating them.

The new ones - black, brown, and pink.

Baked a vegan chocolate cake with a non-vegan frosting using this recipe. I substituted banana for egg and coconut milk mixed with vinegar for buttermilk. I also used cocoa instead of chocolate chips for the frosting.

I am so proud of myself. It is the best tasting baked good I've ever made. It's rich and moist. I used a tip I got from Latiffany at the vision board wine party (where no vision boards were made). She said to let the cake cool in the oven leaving the door cracked.

it taste better than my photography skills can convey

Had my nails polished by Jennifer at a Hip Circle party.

My nails before....

and after... I got the Rock & Roses treatment.
Purple leopard with rhinestone accents on my ring fingers!

I loved her no-chip manicure. Isn't it fabulous?
There are better pics on her site.

How was your weekend? What did you do?

9 comments

Laila said...

I love our nights out! What an awesome group of women. And I love baby shoes!! If I had a little girl I would be so broke. Precious.

I am overdue for a mani pedi. :-/

Girl...get a life said...

Love the witty bitty shoes!

Abbie said...

lol, you already know....SHOPPED, lol!

Bran said...

I love when we go out too....I always have a ball. V's shoes are thee cutest. I wanna have a girl so I can buy shoes and dresses, hairbows and thangs lol. Her shoe collection rivals mine. lol. I want to try the no chip mani too.

YUMMommy said...

Loving the nails. I need to start back getting mine done.

Mama Violet said...

@Laila looking forward to your birthday bash!

Mama Violet said...

@Abbie ahhh shopping! Can't wait to see all your finds! I know they're fabulous.

Mama Violet said...

Yes baby shoes are so cute. I even like the baby sneakers. The miniature size is too much.

Mama Violet said...

@YUMMommy it's easy to do at home or do you just need a mama break?

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