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Girl On A Mission

by Courtney on May 13, 2010

After work today, I was on a MISSION! :mrgreen:

But before I made my way there, I had to make a quick pit stop for another “mini, spur-of-the-moment” mission…

1/2 price Frappucino!  Today’s order was my normal Caramel Light, and it was much better than my last one.  I also snacked on a Clif Z Bar.  Have I mentioned how much I love these things?? ;)

Ok, so NOW, onto my mission….

WOOO HOOO!! :-D

Our mall had a Forever 21 store for years, but the space was a little cramped and it was always a mess.  About a month ago(?), they expanded into a NEW location which is at least 5 times bigger than the old one!  So, in order for me to shop here, I have 2 conditions that were a “go” for today:

1. I must shop by myself

2. I need at least an hour to shop (I was there for about 1-1/2 hrs!)

WOW, were my arms tired by the time I made it to the dressing rooms.  I must have tried on about 20 different items, but in the end, I certainly didn’t leave empty handed! ;)

Don’t worry, I won’t keep you all in suspense too long! 8O  I also tried to do some shopping for a dress to wear to our friends’ Joe & Kate’s wedding next month, but no such luck.  Maybe I’ll head back over the weekend?

By the time I got home, I again put myself in the same situation as yesterday, where I was ready to start gnawing on my arm.  UGHH!  I guess I didn’t expect to be gone so long?  I debated on grabbing something from the food court at the mall, especially once I had the sweet smells of pretzels and pizza flirting with me and my empty tummy. ;)  BUT, I knew whatever choice I made at home would be better than those options, so I defied temptation and headed home. (tiny applause!)

I was this close to making myself a salad, but last minute decided it was breakfast food calling my name.  It was quick, easy, and totally delicious.

1/2 of a lightly toasted Arnold Whole Wheat Sandwich Thin smeared with a little Maple Peanut Butter

And some Quaker Oatmeal Squares with strawberries & Silk Pure Almond Vanilla Almond Milk

I’m so excited…Hubby is back!! :-D  Now I’m just waiting for him to come back inside from working out in the yard.  I’ll tell ya, I don’t think I have ever seen a guy so obsessed with pulling weeds!  He hates the dandelions that are were in our yard, so he goes out and pulls them all….one…by…one.  I think he’s nuts! :roll:

Does your man have any crazy obsessions when it comes to house or yard work??

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1 Holly May 13, 2010 at 10:03 pm

So funny- I almost went to Starbucks after work today as well…but I got side tracked…boo :(
Oh, & I have to say, I thought you said “my friend- JON & Kate’s wedding” I was like, uh…that’s ironic- but then I re-read it :)
Also, I LOVE Forever 21 as well- they FINALLY expanded ours as well a few months ago- now it’s TWO stories & TONS to choose from :) I can never leave there without something!!

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2 Courtney May 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm

Oh yes, that store is trouble! I can’t leave empty handed either…check back tomorrow and you’ll get to see what I bought! :)

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3 Jennifer May 17, 2010 at 12:46 am

I love Forever21! Our mall has a forever 21 with mostly clothes and some accessories. But they also have a For Love store that is only shoes, handbags, and accessories. I find myself on their website at least 2-3 times a week. I guess sometimes that’s my way of “fake” shopping so I won’t spend all of my money in that store.

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4 Courtney May 17, 2010 at 8:02 am

For Love?!?! I’ve never heard of it, but it sounds AMAZING! I’m going to have to check out that website…thanks for the tip! ;)

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