Michele’s Day Before the Big Day

Sorry I went MIA yesterday. I took a early morning train from Philadelphia to DC because I am spending the weekend in Virginia for Michele’s wedding! I came down early yesterday morning because Michele and I had lots of last minute errands to run and a few things to finish up before the big day!

I was happy to come down a day early and help out in any way I could. It has been rough being Maid of Honor for Michele’s Wedding and living 2 hours away in Philadelphia. I feel like I haven’t been able to help out with everything I would have wanted to, but it was nice to come down early and spend some quality time with the bride before she becomes a Mrs. tomorrow!

Another fun part about our busy day yesterday was that I got to take Michele out for one last single girl’s night out! We went to one of our favorite restaurants in Virginia – Coastal Flatts.

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I love this place! It’s close to my house, has indoor and outdoor dining options and great food/drink options!

I always attack the bread basket! It’s amazing.

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Michele and I ordered a round of drinks! We were celebrating her last night out as an engaged lady! She enjoyed a pomegranate mojito.

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I enjoyed a classic mojito. I love these things! I even had them as the signature drink at our engagement party!

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Marry Me Mojito anyone?

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I am ready to take on my Maid of Honor duties!

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Fresh mint & Sugar cane = awesome!

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For dinner I got the same exact meal I get EVERY TIME I come here. Last time I went with Michele I got it, and the time before that when I went with my dad it was the same meal.

Why mess with a good thing?

The Blue Crab and Rock Shrimp Fritters are amazing.

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And the arm Goat Cheese and Spiced Pecan Salad is divine.

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I ate it all. It rocked.  maidofhonor 014  

It was great to catch up and get excited about the wedding together!

This morning Michele and I woke up and went on a little run. She pounded out 4 miles and I killed 5. It was a nice way to start out the weekend festivities – with a nice little sweat!

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It was super SUPER hot out! It was a seriously hot and sweaty run.

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After the run I noticed my neighbors sprinklers were on so I decided to go on a little jog through the water!

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It was the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day!

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I felt like a kid again running through the sprinklers. It was awesome!

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After our run (and a quick shower!) it was time to head out with the rest of the bridal party to get our nails done! The bride treated us to manicures and pedicures! 

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The we all went out to lunch at Glory Days. I got the Berry Chicken Salad which had strawberries, blueberries, blue cheese, nuts, spinach and chicken. It was a good salad but it had WAY too much dressing on it so I didn’t eat too much!

I always forget to get dressing on the side! Grrr!

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Then we headed out to run a few more errands and got a sneak peak at the flowers for tomorrow! Everyone is getting very excited! maidofhonor 002

Tonight is the rehearsal dinner so I have to go get ready!

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  • Reply Brittney June 25, 2010 at 3:49 pm

    Have a great time at the wedding! I love Coastal Flats and all the Sweetwater restaurants in VA. It's one of the things I miss most about living up there.

  • Reply Jenna June 25, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    I have grown fond of a good mojito over the past year, yours looks great, I could use one after a long week!

    Have a great time at the wedding and congrats to your friend!

  • Reply Kelly June 25, 2010 at 9:38 pm

    So funny to read about Glory Days in a blog! I grew up about 5 minutes from there 🙂

  • Reply ladypurpl June 27, 2010 at 5:26 pm

    Love the sprinkler photos – Glad you were able to spend some quality GIRL time with Michele.

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