adventures in weekending: addictive coffee, french food week and feeling girly

Here are a few things that made my (too short) weekend:

Two cups of Harry & David’s limited edition coffee just because I felt like it.  I’m not normally a two-cup drinker, but this blend of vanilla and various fruits is dessert-delicious.
Reading magazines and people-watching at the park.  I wish I would have gotten a pic of the adorable shih tzu wearing sunglasses and a visor (just like his owner!).  Too cute!

It was French restaurant week in New York.  Which meant a 4-course prix-fixe at Le Comptoir of cucumber-mint gazpacho, asparagus with Parmesan chips, homemade gnocchi and light-as-air chocolate mousse.

Getting to sport my new pretty pink nail polish with my new favorite dress (that I may or may not have worn 2 days in a row).  I’ve been feeling extra girly-girl these days.  I even broke out some random ballet moves here and there.  Is it just me or does wearing a dress make you want to do pirouettes?

-jillian m.

16 responses to “adventures in weekending: addictive coffee, french food week and feeling girly”

  1. colleen says:

    i feel like we share a deep love for gnocchi. i also would have loved to see that dog with sunglasses and a visor on!

  2. MelissaOklahoma says:

    Oh big city life, I crave it every now & then! Your weekend sounds like it was fantastic! And the gnocchi looks tasty.

  3. sherri lynn says:

    We love people watching! I always wish I had a camera with me to take pictures of the funny things we see. And that looks like a delicious meal you had!

  4. Lindsay @ Delighted Momma says:

    Such fun pictures!! All the food looks so amazing..and of course I love your soft pink nails! You cant go wrong with pink nails :)

  5. Cafe.Coffee.Latte says:

    Oh goodness I'm such a people watcher too! I'm so in love with that shirt/dress Your wearing!!

  6. Sam {} says:

    totally with you on the need for ballet moves!! i'm in a twirly dress today and i think i should have worn more modest undies :)

  7. Ana Degenaar says:

    I love these photos and love your dress too!

  8. Asibi-Chanelia says:

    Your 4 course meal sounds divine and the cooly decked out doggie sounds so funny.I'm moving to Paris in September, so anticipating all the delicious food I shall be eating,besides stuffing my face with baguettes.

  9. Erin Lian says:

    Oh my your life sounds so chic I am jealous!

  10. kankana says:

    Those pictures of food is making me hungry. Clearly you had loads of fun and that pink nail polish ..niceee :)

  11. dana @ wonder forest says:

    love your top, and the nailpolish! i would have loved to see the doggie too haha
    xo dana

  12. la petite coquine says:

    What a gorgeous, delicious weekend! If only it was 5 days of coffee and eating and 2 days of work!

  13. elohorn says:

    chocolate mousse & shell pink polish.. that's a lovely cosmopolitan combination :]

  14. M@coffeeandkitsch says:

    sounds like an amazing weekend!

  15. Alissa says:

    That restaurant looks wonderful! And such a cute dress. I've definitely been known to wear a new outfit a couple days in a row. It's nice to feel especially pretty!

  16. Janey R. says:

    love your dress, & your pink nails are soooo perfectly girly! =D

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