Philly Chilling on the 4th of July

Philly 4th of July 1

Hey, this is pretty good considering my track record! After a holiday, it usually takes me about a month to get my pictures up, but I’m trying to be on top of my game this time! Check us out- we’re chilling in Philly (for some reason I get a kick out of all those l’s)! =)

One of my besties and his brother

Sunday brunch- look at that spread!

These girls know how to entertain- cooking and mixing delicious things!

Oh yeahhh, grilled corn!!

This past weekend was pretty awesome. First we went to Jersey because one of my good friends from college was having a graduation party for herself and for her brother, who just graduated from high school. It was like a mini-reunion- most of my closest friends from school were there! Then Saturday night, we all drove down to Philly and spent the rest of the weekend there at a different friend’s house. It was all very relaxing- we walked around the city a bit and saw the Liberty Bell, had delicious (and cheap!) food/drinks at Zocalo, and stayed up all night talking :) On the 4th, we had a traditional BBQ at my friend’s house with lots of tasty food. After recovering from our food comas, my friends headed to the awesome free concert. I had to miss it because I had to be on a bus back to NYC since I had work the next day. I found out later that John Legend surprise-performed at the concert and I was heartbroken because he is my absolute favorite artist and I would love the chance to see him live– maybe someday! Regardless, I had an awesome time and I can’t wait until we do it again!

I hope you guys have a fantastic weekend! Any special plans?? Also, let me just tell you that if all goes as planned, when you come back to the blog next week things will be very different! I won’t say what exactly is happening, but I wouldn’t miss it if I were you! ;)

  • hotchild

    FUN STUFF! I am LOVING the looks of that brunch and grilled corn is my FAVORITE FAVORITE Ever. :) 

    I hate you missed John Legend. I love him, too. SUCH a pretty voice. 

  • Andrea

    That brunch looks amazing!

    Andrea x

  • Fashion Addict

    Sounds like you had a lot of fun over the weekend!
    Excited to see what's going to happen to this blog, so I'm definitely coming back to see!

  • AmberBlueBird83

    sounds like a fun time.  Bummer about missing out on John Legend, that would have been an awesome show to see 

  • sartorialsidelines

    This looks like so much fun! Way better than New Haven's fourth of July fireworks…which were a tad underwhelming.

    xoxo ~ Courtney

  • Lyddiegal

    Awww, sorry you had to miss john legend, those damn pesky jobs.
    Sounds like it was a really great weekend all the same!

  • Nnenna

    The brunch was super tasty and so was the grilled corn! And I agree, I'm in love with him! :D

  • Nnenna

    Thanks Andrea! :)

  • Nnenna

    Yay, I'm excited too! :D

  • Nnenna

    I know, I'll call him the next time though! :)

  • Nnenna

    Aww, New Haven! I've only been there once for the 4th!

  • Nnenna

    It was indeed! =)

  • Megan
  • Spinning Threads

    ooohhh, can't wait to see what's up with the blog!  and what a fab 4th weekend!!!  we have no major plans this weekend, so looking forward to relaxing.


    • Relaxing is always nice- hope you had a good weekend!

  • feveragnes

    u had such a fun weekend x


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  • VLM.

    You sound like you had an absolutely amazing time, the pictures are lovely! I had an amazing weekend too.  xoxo, Veena <3

    • Glad to hear it Veena! =)

  • Laura

    seeing this again makes me want brunch (even though i already had breakfast and lunch today.. haha)


  • Lauren

    This looks like a fun time! Totally jealous you went to the Liberty Bell, haha. Philly seems so cool! 

    • The Liberty Bell was cool, even though I wish I could have seen it all by myself (without crowds) to take it in better!

  • Krystal/Village

    it looks like it was a fantastic weekend!

  • Sounds like an amazing weekend and you have such great pictures.

  • Philly is one of my face US cities.

    • I’ve had a really great time in Philly both times I’ve visited and I wish I could explore it more! :)

  • great pictures! i bet your weekend was fun! <3

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