Sunday, June 13, 2010

Kansas city with the Brandenbergers

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we took a trip to Kansas City, MO to meet Mom Brandenberger. we had lunch with her at the cheesecake factory!
It's been awhile since Ryan and I had something that luxurious to eat:)
storm lake doesn't have that great of resturants.
oh chicago, how we miss you and all the great yummies you hold.
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it was kind of a rainy dreary day, but it stopped raining when we were ready to shop! whoot!
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we felt like singing and dancing happily cuz it stopped raining.
well, after traveling with flashfloods and thunderstorms, wouldn't you be singing and dancing with us?
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yeah yeah, i know...the lighting isn't right. still working on taking good pictures.
here are the Brandenberger women.
mom B, me, and Katie.
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another luxury that i miss are these wonderful starbucks coffee shops.
i decided to splurge in unhealthy eating yesterday and drank about 1000 calories of pure goodness in my iced white chocolate mocha.
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i miss walking in the city with people all around me and a coffee snug in my hands. it's a cozy warm feeling that just isn't met here in storm lake. oh well:). i can live without it, for now i suppose.
we went shopping. yippee! what a treat! we went to Urban Outfitters. One of my birthday surprises was shopping from mom B, so that was fun:). here's one of my favorite purchases.
isn't this sweet? anyone want to come join me for coffee in my L-O-V-E mugs?:)
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i'm practicing with my camera. and he wouldn't move:) oh, well, here's the LOVE mugs with my sweet love.
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3 comments:

Kirsten said...

Happy belated birthday! Those mugs are completely adorable!

Kristine said...

thank you!:) I still haven't used the mugs-i just like LOOKING at them right now:) haha.

Becca said...

White chocolate mocha sounds amazing! And I like what you're doing with the photos...keep it up!