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I Was Spotted

by Courtney on July 13, 2012

So this afternoon was pretty cool. After stopping by my mom’s house to steam my bridesmaid dress, I had to make a quick stop at the bank to cash my check. I went to the drive up teller, and as she was sending back my money to me, she says,

“Hey, this might be weird, but didn’t I see you recently in a write up in a magazine for something? I think it was Fitness?”

I couldn’t believe it…I was spotted! The girl was super sweet, and continued to tell me how she was sure that, while reading it, that I was a customer of hers at the bank. She gave me a “congratulations” and “that’s so awesome,” and I thanked her for letting me know. I mean, how cool is that?!?

Shortly after I came down off of cloud 9 got home, I put together a quick and easy lunch.


A wrap made with buffalo chicken, romaine, tomatoes, lots of avocado, and honey mustard. It was soooo good.

On the side, I snacked on a white nectarine…one of my summertime favorites.


Once I was done with lunch and knew I wouldn’t need to use my hands for anything for a while, I made an attempt at doing my own French manicure. I had to scoot from my mom’s earlier, so she just let me borrow the polish.


I will now say that I honestly hope I do not need to use any sort of patience at all for the rest of the day because I think I used them all up during this manicure. French manicures are tough, especially when I have to paint with my left hand, but I was pretty happy with the results.


I suppose it was worth the extra hassle in exchange for not having to pay for one, right?


Now let’s just pray that I don’t bang my hands into anything for the next hour…because we all know that when you have wet nails, you’re bound to run into things with them you would never, ever have done otherwise). Winking smile

It’s just about time to head back out for Rachie’s rehearsal and officially kick start wedding weekend! Before I go, let’s check out the two lucky winners of the VBlast Vitamin Water Giveaway: Entry #’s 430 & 148


Congratulations Kathryn & Emily! Email me at sweettoothcourtney[@]gmail[.]com asap so we can get you set up with your goodies!

Hope everyone is ready for a fantastic weekend! Anyone have any good plans on their agenda?? Smile

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1 Alexandria @ Brain, Body, Because July 13, 2012 at 3:53 pm

Manicure looks great! Even if it isn’t perfect, no one’s going to see it *that* closely.

Avocado and honey mustard! I’ve never tried it, but sounds amazing.
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2 Caroline @ After Dinner Dance July 13, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Your nails look awesome! I could never do my own and get them to look that good! I’m headed to Cape Cod this weekend :)
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3 Danica @ It's Progression July 13, 2012 at 4:13 pm

You did a really great job on your nails! I hardly have the ability to paint my entire nail one color haha
Congrats on being spotted! How exciting!
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4 Amanda Brezgel July 13, 2012 at 4:17 pm

I ALWAYS screw up a freshly painted manicure. Hope you don’t have any causalities!


5 Molly July 13, 2012 at 4:34 pm

wow your nails look so good! &congrats on being “spotted!”
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6 Shannon July 13, 2012 at 4:42 pm

Yayyyy on being “spotted”! You’re officially a celebrity now. ;)

I’m stuck at home since both of my parents are off to a wedding a few hours away from home for the weekend. All I can say is that’s going to get quiet in our house. PARTYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY! Just kidding.


7 Lindsay July 13, 2012 at 5:10 pm

I live in Colonie and it has happened on more than one occasion that you post that you were at a particular location and I realize I was there also. The timing hasn’t been perfect yet, but I’m convinced I’m going to run into you one day. I’ve thought about what I might say but then I assume I’d come across as a stalker! Haha it’s good to know you’re OK with being recognized.


8 Sam @ Better With Sprinkles July 13, 2012 at 5:22 pm

That must have been a nice little boost for the ego!

My weekend plans – Sunday I’m going to Vans Warped Tour…nothing like a massive music festival :-)
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9 Erica { } July 13, 2012 at 5:24 pm

I think your nails look professionally done!
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10 Jaren@Kiwi Fit Blog July 13, 2012 at 5:31 pm

Your manicure looks awesome! I need to learn to do them like that at home… And that is awesome about the bank teller, I would have been freaking out haha.
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11 Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run] July 13, 2012 at 5:42 pm

Your mani looks professional & how fun to be spotted — great Friday!
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12 Ally's Sweet & Savory Eats July 13, 2012 at 5:49 pm

Congrats on being spotted! I had that happen once…and it was by a man, of all things!
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13 Natalie @ FreshLifeFindings July 13, 2012 at 6:39 pm

That’s so awesome that you were noticed out in public! I would be on cloud 9 too :) I could never make an at home manicure look that good!
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14 Alyssa @ fit and fun in third July 13, 2012 at 7:29 pm

How exciting! That must have made you feel so good to have her recognize you! :) Nails look great, btw.
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15 chelsey @ clean eating chelsey July 13, 2012 at 7:35 pm

You go girl!!!! I love when things like that happen!
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16 Ellie@Fit for the Soul July 13, 2012 at 8:55 pm

really random but you have really pretty and long fingernails! :) And that IS pretty cool and a rather fun experience about that spotting!
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17 Lauren July 13, 2012 at 9:22 pm

Yay! You are famous lady! :)
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18 Laura July 13, 2012 at 9:45 pm

That’s so cool that you were spotted. Getting to that celebrity status huh? ;-)

I wish I could do tips on my nails, but mine are terrible looking every time I try. Your’s look great!
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19 Katie @ Talk Less, Say More July 13, 2012 at 9:50 pm

Dang girl! You did a pretty good job with that French manicure. Heck, I can hardly even PAINT my nails a single color and make them turn out…ha!
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20 Diane July 13, 2012 at 11:23 pm

Ooh that wrap looks yummy! And great mani.. hehe. I can paint my nails decently, but a french mani? Ain’t that coordinated! :)
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21 Khushboo July 13, 2012 at 11:59 pm

Can I get your autograph ;)? Your manicure looks great- I can never get French done: I’m too impatient and almost always chip a nail.
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22 elizabeth July 14, 2012 at 7:27 am

Awesome job on your nails. They look great


23 Mailoha July 14, 2012 at 6:58 pm

Hey what steamer does your mom have? I’ve been on the hint for one for months! I have so many work shirts that need some serious steaming.


24 Mailoha July 21, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Does anyone know of any good steamers?


25 Bek @ Crave July 14, 2012 at 9:29 pm

Wow, I do NOT have the patience to do my own french manicure. It looks really good too- I have a problem with being neat..Growing up I was the kid with messy handwriting ;)


26 Kristen July 15, 2012 at 2:02 pm

Your nails look great, what brand of nail polish do you use?


27 Courtney July 15, 2012 at 2:03 pm



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