Weekend(s) in Pictures

Woah, can’t believe it’s been over a week since I’ve posted! Let’s just pretend I’ve been on vacation, shall we ;) Work has been really busy lately, and I’ve been studying hard to finish my spring semester on a strong note. Anyway, here’s what’s been going on here lately on the non-running front…

Easter Weekend

I meant to celebrate my birthday the Saturday of Easter weekend, but I ended up not feeling great and cancelled dinner plans.  But Sunday was beautiful, and after a wonderful Easter service, we went to an amazing brunch hosted by Mike’s coworker Jess!
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My pictures seriously don’t do justice to the brunch – there was an enormous spread inside (everything was sooo good), and a bloody Mary/ mimosa bar set up outside. After eating and chatting for an hour, we hunted around the yard for Easter eggs with lottery scratch-offs inside :)

My birthday fell during the workweek, so we didn’t do much to celebrate – but I was craving Bonchon chicken, so Mike went out and got some.  Still as good as ever.
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Also ate my first macaron (or two…or three)! Such an awesome gift from Vivian – from the popular Olivia Macaron.  I’m a fan! The Lady Gray flavor was my favorite.
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Boston Wedding Weekend

This past weekend, we were in Boston for a college friend’s wedding! Both mine and Mike’s sisters live there, so we got to spend some time with them too.

My sister and I met up on Friday at Dumpling House near Harvard Square – I was craving Chinese food since we haven’t found a favorite place near DC.  The soup dumplings were just okay, but this fried tofu with bean sauce was the bomb.
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To my surprise, most of the snow was gone! I just saw this one dumping ground on the way to J’s place.0411151316
Hotels in Boston/ Cambridge are really expensive, so we decided to try airbnb this time around. So glad we did; the place we stayed at was gorgeous and so comfortable (tempurpedic bed!).  It’s this listing, if you’re curious.  We’ll definitely be using airbnb more in the future!
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We celebrated my birthday with our sisters at Puritan and Co, a restaurant in Cambridge that came highly recommended by Mike’s sister. Everything on the tasting menu was so tasty, but my favorite course was the starter pretzel buns #carbsforeverpuritan and co
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We went running Sunday morning (so chilly!) before getting some food at Hmart and then getting ready for the wedding. Graffiti alley near the Hmart was beautiful:
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Then it was time for Derek and Cecilia’s wedding – we knew Derek from our Christian college group, and we loved Cecilia as soon as we met her! She’s incredibly gracious and warm. The only non-blurry picture I got during the ceremony:
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Weddings are pretty much the only times we’re dressed up, so we take pictures like these a lot, lol.DSC03889
That felt like an insanely long post, so if you made it to the end, you’re probably my sister or other family member =) Running updates coming later this week!

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2 thoughts on “Weekend(s) in Pictures

  1. Sister J

    Hahaha I obviously made it to the end!
    1. You look BEAUTIFUL in that dress, and I love your shoes!! What a great color for the dress – super Eastery, and it reminds me of your room growing up :)
    2. You weren’t kidding when you said that the Easter brunch was a fete. That polka dot runner on the table is so cute!
    3. The macarons look too pretty to eat!!
    4. You got a weirdly pretty picture of such an ugly snow dump site.
    5. How were the pretzel buns your favorite?? We had steak tartare that tasted like a Big Mac! It doesn’t get better than that!!

    Happy birthday, ya cute dork :). Love you!!

    1. Dawn H.

      Thanks J :) Mint is my favorite color this season. huh, the snow dump picture is pretty nice, isn’t it? #LGG3 :D

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