4 days with my best girlSunday, October 30, 2011
One of my very best friends was in Chicago last week & we had a fantastic few days together. She flew in Tues night and we spent Wed - Saturday running around Chicago. We ate, shopped, talked, watched movies and enjoyed some girl time. The little one got her first faux fur vest and some adorable outfits. Almost makes me wish I had a baby, but for now I'm good with the pup. He has snow boots, sweaters + multiple coats. He also pees on things from time to time.
Jess and I met up with Taylor, Shari, Lara, Sarah & Audrey for dinner on Friday night. Cannot believe we didn't get a group photo! Dinner + Margaritas followed by dessert prepared by Shari & Lara + a game or two of apples to apples.
My hair grown way too much+ is a mess. Having it cut again on Tuesday!
1. Brunch at bongo room
2. New clutch from Taylor [Jess + I did our nails with Sally Hansen strips. See the skulls?]
3. Jess [+ baby girl] at the top of the navy pier ferris wheel
4. Us at the top of the ferris wheel
5. Shopping in Lincoln Park [Christmas cards at paper source]
6. Brunch at the original pancake house
7. Cupcake at Crumbs
8. Apples to Apples with Taylor, Lesley, Shari + Lara
9. Another shot at Navy Pier
Wednesday - lunch at bandera, shopping on michigan avenue, dinner at scoozi
Thursday - breakfast at bongo room, shopping in lincoln park, dinner at rockit
Friday - brunch at the original pancake house, a little more shopping on michigan ave, dinner at zocalo & game night
Saturday - lunch at protein bar [love the vegan quinoa chili!], navy pier, dinner at my place
I am so glad that Jess was able to take time away from her 2 little guys [and husband -- thanks Chris!] to visit before baby girl arrives. She has 2 little ones and we live 2,000 miles apart but we have never had a problem staying in touch. I don't think a week has gone by where we have not spoken. We seem to grow closer as the years go by. I love that girl like crazy and can't imagine my life without her.
Does your closest friend live nearby? How often do you see each other?