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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Hair Tea Shower

And those things have nothing to do with each other…

So far I am in LOVE with my hair :)  I went back Saturday morning to get it washed out, and blown out and its soooo soft and shiny!  I just keep running my hands through it.  I used dry shampoo yesterday morning so I could get 1 more day out of the blow out…but I definitely have a ways to go on my blow drying skills!  I bought a round brush and went at it last night but I’m such a newbie!  It still looked pretty good today but not NEARLY as sleek and shiny as my hairdresser got it!

Anyone have any good tips for blow drying???

I also can’t wait to see what it does when I let it air dry…it should still have some curl/wave to it, but a lot looser.

random pics from the weekend:

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(these were all Saturday night)

Tea Time!

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Recently I was lucky enough to win an awesome tea prize package through a giveaway on One Healthy Apple!  I almost forgot I had even entered when she sent me an email letting me know I won!!

I received the package a couple days ago and was in Tea heaven!

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5 boxes of Celestial Seasonings Tea:

  • Sleepy Time
  • Honey Lemon Ginseng – Green Tea
  • Authentic – Green Tea
  • Tummy Mint
  • Echinacea Complete Care

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The best part is that these are all flavors I would actually buy…I love soothing teas :)

Super cute Tea Teddy Bear!

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Celestial Seasonings Mug and matching coaster

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Book:

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Honey Sticks

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Even tea Chapstick!

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I’m psyched about all this loot!

The rest of my weekend was filled with Bridal-y things!

Saturday night was my future cousin-in-laws bachelorette party!

We were out in Boston, but first some delicious Sushi.  My friend and I split this lovely plate:

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  • Top left: Spicy Tuna
  • Top Right: Lobster Maki – had lobster, avocado, asparagus…etc.
  • Bottom Right: Philadelphia roll – SO GOOD!
  • Bottom Left: forget the name, but it was a roll with tempura sweet potato and grilled pineapple…Amazing!!

We also had some Edamame

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Sunday I attended a Bridal Shower for my friend!

It was a gorgeous day!

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It was at her family's Beach house in Gloucseter, MA…amazing views.

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The food was catered by her cousins catering company…SO good!

Mini Quiche – Serrano ham, asparagus, and asiago

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Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad with a Pesto mayonaise

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Nicoise Salad! 

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There were also sandwiches

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Veggie chips

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My plate:

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Don’t worry there were desserts…

Boston Cream Pie…mmmmmmmmmm

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Mini fruit tarts

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Cakes!

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Bars

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Favors were pashminas!  I grabbed a cream colored one.

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all the UNH girls!!

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In sadder news, my gym is cancelling Body Combat!!  (for now at least).  So sad :(  At least all the Combat classes will still be Kickboxing classes, but they just can’t use the Body Combat music/name anymore.  They are still keeping Body Pump thank god! 

At least I had 1 good last Body Combat class last night!

6 comments:

  1. What a bummer about combat! I'm so sorry to hear that :(. Was the class just getting low attendance or?? Your hair looks fabulous! Glad you had a fun weekend too. The food at the shower looks more than drool worthy. Especially the fruit tarts and vegetable pasta. Yum Yum

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  2. Glad you got all your tea!

    Your orange dress is adorable and the hair looks fabulous!

    My tips on blowouts:
    First, make sure you coat your hair with heat protectant and brush through.
    Go in sections no bigger than 1 inch in diameter, start at the root, and make sure your brush and blowdryer are constantly moving! Also, keep a tight hold on the brush so you are pulling a bit!
    I find the crown is the hardest part because that's where the bumps are, so spend a little extra time- finish with shine spray or more silicon based shine lotion after (like thermasilk)!

    Phew! That's what 14 years of practice does!

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  3. I absolutely love kickboxing, especially the music.

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  4. I thought your title meant you washed your hair with tea! haha whoops- beautiful pics and beautiful friends. I enjoyed reading!
    Katherine
    whataboutsummer

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