Surprises, New Hair, and SOWA!

by agirlandhermutt on May 7, 2012

Hello friends! I had a busy weekend so lets skip all the shenanigans and get right into it, shall we?!

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Friday Night
The Scientist said he has a surprise for me and asked me to meet him at Rock Bottom in the Theater District for dinner. We had dinner and as we were leaving I looked up and saw a sign on a local theater that said “The Shins” were coming to play. I got so excited and told The Scientist that we had to get tickets to see them. Then I looked back and realized that they were playing that same night. I looked back and The Scientist and he had two tickets for us! I was surprised with concert tickets!

The concert took place in the Wang Theater which is just gorgeous on the inside.

 

Such a fun night and a total surprise!

Fun Fact: Rock Bottom was the first restaurant that The Scientist and I ate at together just by ourselves and The Shins was one of the first things we talked about the night we met. :)

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Saturday
I woke up bright and early to hit the salon and get my hair all changed up for the summer.

Before & After

I love my dark hair, but it is fun to try something different for the summer.

Since it was Cinco de Mayo I met up with The Scientist a little later in the day to grab a margarita and celebrate. Having a plethora of Mexican restaurants in the neighborhood is a nice bonus on May 5th!

We finished up our drinks and headed out to the most exciting part of the day…to see The Avengers! I love all of those super hero type movies (although Thor was not my fave) and was just as excited to see this movie as my nerdy comic book loving Scientist.

I loved the movie! The change of Mark Ruffalo as hulk was perfect and I didn’t hate ScarJo like I had thought I would. Oh, and who doesn’t love a good Robert Downey Jr moment?!

Fun Fact: To see this movie 3D digital cost $35 for 2 tickets through Fandango. SERIOUSLY! I kept my glasses. That was the least they could do for me.

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Sunday
Sunday=Shopping! It was the return of the SOWA market for the season and I could not have been more excited.

My pal, Meg, and I enjoyed a day of outdoor shopping and dog watching. Come on…how cute is that pup?! I wanted to sneak up and steal him.

  

Lunch was from the BonMe food truck. Mmm…

While I was gobbling up my sandwich I couldn’t help but laugh when I caught this sign out of the corner of my eye on a rib food truck next door. Technically…they are right! ;)

 Final Results of Shopping…

Pickled Grapes from Grillos Pickles.
  

Nothing but goodness in these bad boys!

Myer Lemon and Sea Salt Popcorn from Quinn Popcorn.

 

LOVE tshirt in Sign Language & Hindi from Zamforia. Love the cute potato chip bag packaging!

  

 

Reusable Snack Bags from Edie & Fin

  

The rest of the night was spent with this guy just hanging out and looking out the window.

No grapes for you buddy!

Fun Fact: The SOWA Market is a MUST visit if you are in town throughout the summer!

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The whole weekend was just what I needed after a busy work week! I hope you all had a good few days.

Check back tomorrow for a fun new giveaway!

Did you see The Avengers? What did you think? Who is your favorite character?

{ 12 comments… read them below or add one }

Andrea @ Vegvacious May 7, 2012 at 2:15 pm

Love your new ‘do! Your dark hair always looks great, but the lighter locks also really suit you! Ialso really love the looks of those snack bags — I’m ashamed to say we do use quite a few Ziplocs for work lunches….I have a bad tendency of losing my Tupperware so we also resort back to plastic baggies!

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agirlandhermutt May 7, 2012 at 2:34 pm

Thanks! I’m a ziploc user to the extreme. I’m really trying to get away from them, but boy are those things easy to use. I tend to wash out and use twice though.

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Tiffany May 7, 2012 at 3:41 pm

Aww Korky, you make my heart smile :)

Looks like you had a fantastic wknd. I am jealous that you got to see the Shins, they are one of my favorites. That theater is absolutely gorgeous!

And girlfriend, the highlights are looking awesome on you!!

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agirlandhermutt May 10, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Thank you so much! I knew I liked you…good taste in music!

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suki May 7, 2012 at 4:04 pm

Fun to catch a glimpse of SOWA. We almost went during our visit to Boston in the fall, but just never got around to it. So much to do – so little time! :)

Love the summer hair!

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agirlandhermutt May 10, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Next visit, right?!

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Noelle Reese May 7, 2012 at 10:24 pm

Fun weekend! your hair looks BEAUTIFUL! :)

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agirlandhermutt May 10, 2012 at 2:13 pm

Thank you! :)

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Shannon May 8, 2012 at 4:14 pm

Alright, so I think we must plan a meet-up at some point! Not only do we share a love for craft beer, but our boyfriends are both comic book nerds? Though I’m not sure The Scientist is AS big of a nerd as my boyfriend, there are literally stacks of comic books EVERY WHERE in his apartment, I’m sure you can sympathize with me ;). I definitely DO enjoy the movies though – he saw The Avengers on opening night and we are planning on going back and seeing it together. He also recently introduced me to The Walking Dead graphic novels… I thought I enjoyed the show but the books?! AWESOME! Anyway, I know we both lead busy busy lives but let’s make it happen!

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agirlandhermutt May 10, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Absolutely! We can make it happen!

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Renee {Eat.Live.Blog} May 9, 2012 at 1:11 pm

LOVE the summer hair? Where do you go?

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agirlandhermutt May 10, 2012 at 2:12 pm

MiAlisa on Mt. Auburn. My stylist is Sylvia and I love her!

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