Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Life, Lately

Clockwise starting from top left: The dress I got to wear while hosting the JACOB Shopping Event, the Whirling Dervish Quinoa Salad at Noorish, horse-ing around at my brother's ranch, my favorite pair of shoes (tap shoes!) for International Tap Dance Day

Kitty being silly, my new necklace from IN PINK, filming a commercial at Coup Boutique, a wine glass in a cup! BEST INVENTION EVER! Although I don't drink wine...

The Laughing Buddha Bowl at Noorish (can you tell I love that place?), my new business cards designed by my good friend Andrew, 3 of the six kittens we rescued at work, my coworker holding my favorite one. So more on the kitten rescue: a coworker of mine noticed them trapped underneath a heavy piece of pipe in our yard, next to a bunch of other heavy-duty material that needed to be moved. We got a bunch of strong guys to lift the pipe up and pulled all 6 kittens out, to safety. (We were afraid the pipe was going to squish and kill them.) The poor little things were malnourished and lethargic and the mother wasn't around. A couple of ladies from HR took them to the vet and they were all deemed healthy. I emailed a few pictures out to everyone in our company, telling them about the rescue and how the kittens would all need caring homes to go to in a couple of weeks. Well they were snatched up in a heartbeat! We had to feed them with a syringe and formula for a few days but now they're eating solid food and have so much energy and spunk! 

all photos taken on instagram @ mariealamode

I could not end this post without thanking my readers for all the positive feedback on my last post, as well as for sharing your struggles and stories with me. It's nice to know I'm not alone ; ). I was really overwhelmed by your support, so THANK YOU so much!



10 comments:

JennaStevie said...

I really need to get my buns to Noorish, everything you post from there looks soooo delicious.
It's so good you guys saved those kittens! They're absolutely adorable and I'm sure will find loving homes :)
xJennaD

Street Lily said...

Life looks gooood for you girl!!

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Adam said...

cute kitties

J. said...

Fun pictures! Great post! The kittens are so cute and that food looks soooo yummy!!!! Awesome shoes ;)
:) J.

Closet Fashionista said...

Those kitties are just so adorable! Yayyy for rescuing them! You've been doing some exciting stuff lately :)
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lauren said...

That's a lot of awesomeness going on!!!!! Super excited about the vegan transition, lol.

and wine to go??? am I missing something here? is it legal in Canada to travel with your alcohol?!

xo
Lauren

Marie a la Mode said...

Lauren: Ha ha, no, it's not legal to travel with open alcohol! It's just a glass in a to-go cup but you don't ever actually take it "to-go"!

Imogen said...

What a lovely collection of photos. Love the kitty cat photos the most.

Mimi said...

your business card looks great! :D

p.s. i really want to try quinoa salad!

<3, Mimi
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FALCO VERONICA said...

cute blog! I’ll follow you!
I have a fashion blog too, I hope u'll be one of my followers:-)
thanks:-)
VERONICA
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