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Monday, April 9, 2012

Easter Weekend: Food and Fashion Tales

 {Vogue's Down The Rabbit Hole:Custom Bunnies for Easter}
  
How Was Your Easter or Passover?
Was the Easter bunny good to you? Hopefully it was egg-cellent :) The weather couldn't have been more beautiful here in New Orleans. I had a really good one. This little chicadee ate some great food and caught some pretty good Easter sales. Here's a daily look at what I ate and wore.

A Crawfish Tail (Good Friday)
Crawfish Pic 1: "I dare you eat me! *Side Eye Glance*.
Crawfish Pic 2: "Look me in both eyes. You won't eat me! Right?!" 
Me Pic 3: Mmmm! Mmmm! Mmmm! HaHaHa

The Story: It's almost tradition, here in New Orleans, that you load up on seafood on Good Friday. Many locals eat lots and lots of crawfish on this day. I had crawfish, potatoes, and corn. This is the tshirt dress I wore. (Old Navy's Striped French Terry Shift Dress in Red Chili)



Blueberry Muffins, Smoothies and Dresses (Holy Saturday)
The Story: I had blueberry muffins and a strawberry/banana smoothie for breakfast. I then whipped up a cake for Easter dinner. This is a dress I wore later that evening. (Garnet Hill Piazza Knit Dress in Blueberry). 

Cornish Hen, Asparagus, Wild Rice, Veggies and Lemon Cake 
(Easter Sunday)
 The Story: I juiced vegetables that morning and my Easter dinner consisted of cornish hens, asparagus, wild rice and lemon cake w/ lemon frosting I made the day before. Can you believe I didn't have ANY CHOCOLATE? I think that's an Easter 1st for me!!! LOL No outfit post for this one, but as I was browsing Nordstrom's site I found these Moschino Cheap and Chic 'Utensil' Sandals to be funny! HaHaHa

Have a Great Monday Everybody!

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37 comments

  1. All looks marvelous..some good eating too ;) Am really happy you had such a great time...I hope your week is even grander!! :)

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  2. all this food is making me super hungry.good friday was an weekend holiday for me..but i still had to meet up a friend to give him class notes..ye me!
    lol..hope you had a great great time kim!

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  3. i love the bunny in heels :)
    xo
    MosaMuse

    MosaMuse.blogspot.com

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  4. Your dinner sounds delicious! And those ears on the bag are too adorable!
    Sarah
    www.comingunstitched.com

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  5. I have just finished my breakfast and you make me ready for lunch already. Your Easter seemed fantastic and scrumptious Kim.

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  6. Kim!

    Glad to hear you had a wonderful Easter! I'm LOL at that pic you took of the crawfish straight on!! And YUMMY!! Love crawfish!

    Those utensil sandals are SO FUN!!

    xo, sam

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  7. yummy yummy!!!!
    mi Easter was about being relaxed at home with my family...

    kisses,
    teresa
    www.trend-ish.com

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  8. Oh Kim you are making me so hungry! Everything looks so good! Glad to know you got to eat it all up! :)

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  9. Sounds like you had a lovely weekend Kim! Have a great week:)
    ~Anne

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  10. This post is making me so hungry, Kim! Haha! Glad to hear you had a great Easter/weekend :)

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  11. Hi Kim! Sounds like a perfectly delightful Easter weekend for you ... as well as for me! Sounds like some very healthy food was a part of your weekend deliciousness ... the best of both worlds! I always love your sense of humor ... it's always just delightful! Sending kisses and wishes for a wonderful new week!

    Sandy at Ooh La Frou Frou
    http://oohlafroufrou.blogspot.com

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  12. Mmm...it looks like you had a very yummy easter! I hope all is well with you!

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  13. Mmm what a yummy weekend you had Kim! Wishing you a wonderful new week filled with even more yumminess!
    xo Mary Jo

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  14. Looks like you had a very delicious holiday weekend!!

    One of my favorite things about New Orleans is the food. I've spent the past decade trying to perfectly replicate a muffaleta sandwich I had there in 2002. Haha! I'm still working on it!

    My Easter was okay. I saw the Hunger Games, which I really enjoyed. I had not read the book, so I was a little apprehensive that I wouldn't be able to follow along. But I did. And now I'm noshing on peeps and chocolate eggs which I got at the grocery store this morning for 75 cents. Gotta love the sales! ;)

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  15. Sounds like you had some fantastic food this weekend!!! YUM! Our Easter weekend was rather quiet which was unusual, bu nice. xoxo A-

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  16. Sounds like somebody had a yummy easter!!!! :)

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  17. Looks like some good eats! Glad you had a good Easter. We had some lovely weather too! Everything is just so much better when the sun comes out to play :o)

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  18. Happy Easter!! I love your documentation of the weekend :) the crawfish looks delicious!! I was totally craving some on Good Friday too (and really, every Friday of Lent) but the closest places near us would have taken an hour through traffic plus a horrendous wait time... :(
    Xox <3 hautepinkpretty.com

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  19. Yum! Looks like you had some fantastic yummy food over the Easter weekend! I hope you had a lot of fun!

    Those crazy utensils sandals are funny!

    AwayFromTheBlue.blogspot.com.au

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  20. sounds like you had a lovely Easter! all of the food looks delicious! I ate a lot of fish on Good Friday for sure. I love Easter weekend!

    -ariel* xoxo
    www.chiclookxo.com

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  21. Oh my, all that food looks delicious.
    I need that Old Navy dress, it's perfect for the warmer months.

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  22. Wow Kim! Your Easter sounds delightful and delish! Mine was home with family and I also did a lot of cooking. Great overall.

    Cheers darling!
    xo

    Maria

    http://onestyleatatime.blogspot.com/

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  23. Your post has me craving all sorts of things!!!! Nothing better than food with family over the holidays :)

    XO
    www.pearlsandpaws.blogspot.com

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  24. Ahh! That lobster...well, one day I hope to visit the big easy, but 'til then, I gotta say, I'm scared to try something like that! Guess it is the Texan side of me...things from the water scare me! :)
    Glad to hear your holiday was great though...so was mine! ;)

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  25. It sounds like you had an absolutely delicious Easter, Kim! That lemon cake looks divine :) There was nothing fancy at our place this year, my husband just started a new job and he spent the weekend at work, so I indulged with some much needed Cee-time!
    xox,
    Cee

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  26. Crawfish FREAK me out! I remember the first time I saw Mr. A eat crawfish. I don't think I slept for a week.

    http://www.glamkittenslitterbox.com/
    Twitter: @GlamKitten88

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  27. looks like a wonderful easter holiday. I like all the foodie pictures. Looks like a lot of food has been consumed over one weekend...haha...the carw fish looks amazing!

    mongs
    mythriftycloset.blogspot.com

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  28. Girl, now I'm hungry all over again!! hahaha I've never had lemon cake, but it sounds delicious!! I do love some crawfish though. I've never had that for Easter. Sounds like you had quite the feast!

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  29. Delish! New Orleans is on my "to eat" list. :D

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  30. oh loooks so delishhhhhh


    Thanks for your visit hun


    Hope to see you soon

    <3 Una

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  31. cute bunny ears! those foods are yummy! now i'm craving for crawfish Kim! :-)

    Babi
    www.whenbabispeaks.com

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  32. love this post and also your blog! It's so nice!!! I follow you!
    Pass to my blog and if it likes you follow me too, I will be so glad :D
    kisses
    http://francescagiusti.blogspot.com/

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  33. That bunny bag is adorable and the crayfish pictures are making me hungry! Looks like you had a great weekend :)

    Emma xo
    www.fluffandfripperies.com

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  34. Looks like you had an excellent Easter.
    www.thoughtsofpaps.com

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  35. why you do have a sweet blog around here! new to your spot and glad to have found your creative space on the web....still swooning all the yummies you enjoyed:D

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  36. Mmm all that food is making me super hungry. Especially that lemon cake!!
    I didn't really do much on Easter Sunday. :( Kinda wish I did. but its ok! Haha

    xx Jess

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