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Here Bunny, Bunny!

After a few hours of relaxing, cleaning and jumping up and down over my PR, Lacey and Laurel came over and we headed out to NJ for Easter.


Here bunny bunny.


Raspberry and brie in phyllo dough. There was more dough than filling, so these were a little disappointing to everyone.


Some vino. Obviously.


And no trip to my parents’ would be complete without some spaghetti and meatballs.


My mom is the Italian one, but my Irish dad is the chief taste-tester because he likes the pasta really al dente.


Nice balls.

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I’ve been dyeing Easter eggs since I was born, and just because I’m closer to 30 than 20 (ew) doesn’t mean that we’re going to stop now.

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Someone slept on the job.


After shot.


This morning, we got dressed up and went to church. I love Lilly Pulitzer-appropriate holidays.


While my mom made breakfast, I had half a bagel thin with marscapone.


Breakfast was omelets with mozzarella and now we’re watching Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps while waiting for our next course of food.

Happy Easter if you celebrate it!

Coming Up for Air

Lately, I’ve felt a little stretched thin with work, Junior League, training for two half-marathons, blogging, taking care of Bailey, nutrition classes and having a social life all taking up mental real estate as well as real estate in my calendar and on my to-do list.

I used to be AWFUL at time management. I still have a ways to go, but I’ve made some strides to make my life easier. The two biggest things that have been most helpful to me: JUST DO THE DAMN THING–it’s so much easier to get something over with than to just dread it and keep putting it off–and making lists.

I used to HATE lists (I thought I would turn into my mom), but goddamn if keeping a paper to-do list and using Google Tasks haven’t made my life easier. I keep lists in Google Tasks for Home, Work, Junior League and Blog, and yes, I sometimes put things on there just so I can erase them. I even put responding to e-mails on there, since lord knows that that can take up quite a bit of time.


And the literal parting of clouds outside has helped with the proverbial parting of clouds inside my head. THANK GOD FOR SUNSHINE.

Things I’m Loving About Today (inspired by Emily):

  • sunshine
  • a decent meeting at work
  • buying a new eyeliner (Nars Mambo, instead of my usual Nars Manon)
  • making hair and nail appointments for the ball  
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What about you? Time management expert or still learning, like me? (If you are awesome with time management…how can I be like you? :)) And anything awesome for you today?