Tuesday, October 12, 2010

My Thanksgiving Weekend

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top - F21     jeans - Sirens    shoes - Spring     cross necklace - vintage    sunnies - Guess    bracelet - H& M      bag - Miche    

I hope you all had a great weekend! My long weekend was nothing short of jam-packed. It started on Friday when D. threw a surprise birthday party for me! I won't go into detail right now, I'll save that for another post (with pictures) but let's just say I was completely shocked and had absolutely no idea he was planning anything. My Birthday isn't for another week so he caught me totally off guard! More details on the whole shindig will be coming soon I promise : ). Saturday we went to my friend Laurie's Birthday dinner at an amazing Indian restaurant and this is what I wore. (It was casual.) The food was excellent, the service was impressive and we all had a great time although most of us were hungover from the night before : { On Sunday my family celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving in town.We were originally supposed to go out to my Aunt's Cottage but plans changed because my Grandmother wasn't feeling well enough to travel. But that's okay, we still enjoyed the beautiful day, stuffed our faces full of comfort food, ate too much dessert and tried on various scary Halloween masks. Yes, even my Grandmother. (We're a wacky bunch.) Here are some of my favorite foods I ate on Sunday:

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Candied Yams Mmmmmmmmm...

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Ginger Cranberry Sauce my cousin made

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My Grandma's fruit-filled pastries

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And of course good old pumpkin pie : )

This is just a sample of what we ate that night. If you're asking "where's the turkey?" I'm a Vegetarian so no turkey for me. And I hate tofu so no tofurkey either! Yes, I'm the worst Vegetarian ever. I topped of the long weekend by finally stopping in to the first Victoria's Secret in Canada which just so happens to be in the city I live in and it is soooo nice. They even have make-up in that store. I'm not sure if that is common for all VS stores or not? Anyways, I picked up a few things that I won't mention because well, they're my underthings but I will tell you I got a free Victoria Bombshell tee with my purchases ; ) So all in all I had a great weekend and I hope you did too.


Have a great week!


33 comments:

Heather said...

mmm looks delicious! I hope you have a great bday nest week :)

Erika @ ~TiptoeButterfly~ said...

can u send over Gram's fruit filled pasty - b/c YUM!!!! -- my Mom and Bestie threw me a surprise b-day this year - my Mom does it for all the big birthday's and occasions - but i always FORGET she does it - so i of course had NO idea - best part about it i guess, right?!

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Nikki said...

Wow all that food looks incredible! pumpkin pie is my fav!!!!
You look great, I love your high bun!

xx
Nikki

Café Bellini said...

You look great, I love your bag! The food looks delicious, too. I hope your grandmother is feeling better now / or gets well soon.

Nikosmommy said...

Sounds like a fabulous weekend! And how great was it to have a surprise party!!
Your pumpkin pie looked delish...and I totally hear you on the Tofurkey...somethings just aren't meant to be.
I'm a little jeals of your VS shopping experience...hopefully we'll get one here soon!??!

Nausica said...

I sooo love your shoes! Too bad it's so cold in here I can't even dream about trying to find something similar...

Miss*Kimmy said...

I LOVE that sweatshirt! It looks soooo comfy but chic at the same time ... and the cross is perfect! Oh how I love crosses.

My Republic of Fashion said...

Such a pretty outfit. Loving your shoes. :) That pumpkin pie looks delish. :)sarahD

Jessica said...

Oh my.... sooo jealous that you got to eat pumpkin pie! It's one of my favorite things about fall. I love those shoes! Such a perfect outfit for fall and holiday festivities!

Ms. Emily Ann said...

How sweet of him to throw you a surprise party!! And this pictures just made me very excited and hungry for American Thanksgiving!! Glad you had such a great weekend

... and your mannequin butler story made me laugh out loud! I would have done the same thing... he sounds awful!

Catita said...

you look so gorgeous Mary! It is a casual outfit and great on you!
And hmmmmm those sweets! I missed the Canadian Thanksgiving but I did made some apple crumble! Amazing!
Xoxo
Catita

MyLittlePhotographs said...

ahhh, the food! oh how miss thanksgiving with the family. I really wish I could try your grandma's fruit-filled pastries. yum. yum. yum.

this free bird said...

I'm so glad you had an amazing Thanksgiving weekend Marie. Happy early Birthday to you!! What a great treat!!

Your pictures look sooooo good and I definitely had a twinge of the homesickness for sure. Do we get to see pictures of your fam in the halloween masks? Now THERE'S a post!!

xoxo,
Carrie
ps-yay for VS!! WEM?

Closet Fashionista said...

First, LOVE the outfit! And second Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!!! :D
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Debby said...

You look beautiful & now I want pie! xo

Marie a la Mode said...

Carrie: Yes! WEM. The first one in Canada : ) I think Toronto's getting the next one.

Kate said...

Gah, I just finished eating more thanksgiving leftovers... sooo much food! but so good! you look adorable in these photos, love this casual outfit!

FunnyFaceBeauty said...

LOVE the outfit. You have great style!
If you get a chance, Ive posted a link on my blogs to the Canadian Blog awards where I have been nominated for an award...voting ends on the 17th.

xx
Alicia

bananas. said...

i keep seeing all these canadian thanksgiving posts and it's making me HONGRY!!! swear i just gained a few more calories reading this post.

oh wait...that was all vegas. haha.

Kara said...

Sounds like you had an amazing long weekend and it looks even tastier with all those yummy pictures! Missing my pumpkin pie already...
Such a sweet man you have! Can't wait to see the pictures from your party! :)

xo

Mimi said...

glad to see you had a yummy thanksgiving! :D and you look very casual chic, i love your sunnies! :)

<3, Mimi
http://whatmimiwrites.blogspot.com/

J. said...

Marie the pics of the yummy food is making me hungary!!! I love your casual look. Those are great sunglasses! You look lovely!
:) J.

Princess Feef said...

you look gorgeous ,, love the grey sweater =)
and i just love ur hair <3
cake looks ,, yummy ,,,
thats the 4th cake i see in this 30 minutes
( CRYING FACE )
3 blogs with cake posts ,,
and 4 of my friends changed display pic to my other friend's birthday cake =(
which am so sad i cant be with them
instead im in my dorm room ,, supposed to be studying
hate my life ,, =( lool

but u look gorgeous and that what matters ,,

shari @ little blue deer said...

HOW do you eat all that and still stay thin and gorgeous???

Kristin said...

A surprise party? What fun! And oh my goodness those pastries...YUM!

Raez said...

gorgeous my dear! and of course, happy belated thanks givin'. i am so jealous of that pumpkin pie too btw!

xx raez

Ashley said...

Those jeans look great on you. And the food looks delicious! I love pumpkin pie. I hope your grandmother feels better soon!

Seems like you had a great Thanksgiving weekend. Glad to hear it! I think most of the VS stores here have a make-up section in them too. I have a few of their lip glosses and they taste/smell delicious.

Sue said...

you look great my dear!I love the shoes.. and those yummy pastries!!! wow!!

Rebecca from See You in Sweden said...

Adorable outfit and what yummy food :)

Daniela said...

your grandma's pastries look delicious!! do u have the recipe ? ;)
D,etc

Barttart said...

I looovvvee this outfit! Its comfy and feminine! Gonna try to dupe it tomorrow :) Great inspiration!

RomeyD said...

HI Marie! I just found your blog and love it! Love your style....and love these shoes, where exactly can i find them?

Marie a la Mode said...

Hi Romey! I got them at Spring Shoes in Canada last spring ; ) Not sure if they would have them anymore....

 
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