Monday, August 26, 2013

Blog Days of Summer Picnic

{photo credits to me, Katherine and Hannah, Sarah and Laura}

Phew! I've been slowly, but steadily going through all my photos from last weekend, and goodness, there are a lot! These are all the non-outfit photos from the Blog Days of Summer picnic last Saturday. It was held at Grand View Park in Pittsburgh, which is ridiculously hard to find using Apple Mapas, as Laura and I found out the hard way. Boo! Construction is what started it - we couldn't turn left where we needed to, and Siri could no for the life of us figure out how to route us around it. Add in a few extra long turns, and we ended up being lost for nearly two hours! Yeah, it was pretty much hell.

I (mistakenly) thought that since I've been frequently driving in Chicago for the past year and half, that I was prepared to drive in any city, but Pittsburgh proved me wrong. Let's get one thing clear: I live in the prairie state. The prairie state. And while my aunt and uncle's ranch in Missouri has made me accustomed to driving on hills out in the back woods, driving on San Fransisco-like hills in the city was a totally new experience for me! And then with the whole Siri thing, the whole "driving in Pittsburgh" part of the trip was just miserable! Laura and I didn't get anywhere on time except brunch on Sunday. Way to go, us! *sarcasm*

Later this week I'll share some proper outfit photos from the picnic, including one of my favorite ModCloth dresses. Eep!

Hope all of y'alls week is starting out well, and good luck to all who start school today! I'm really excited for life to get back to normal. :)

(P.S. Thank you all for the kind and encouraging words about my re-brand! All the lovely comments/Instagram comments have seriously made my week. ♥)


  1. Sorry you had such trouble getting there! I bet you were really frustrated, but it looks like a wonderful time at the end of it. I love that tie-dye dress. It manages to look both 70s hippy and modern galaxy prints at the same time. And that is an utterly beautiful belt to go with it.

  2. Driving in Pittsburgh was definitely not easy...haha. I'm so glad you guys finally found us, though! :D

  3. Driving was the worst. The ABSOLUTE worst. But, getting to hang out with you was so much fun!! :)


  4. Aw! These pictures are all so cute, Ive seen a few of all of your posts on this day and it seems like you all had an incredible time!

  5. Looks like you had fun with the girls. Your dress is gorgeous.


  6. Dont be so caught-up in tbe fashions of this existence finite, dear, for this is only a testing ground given by God Almighty; 1-outta-1 bites-the-dust, babe, and I wanna see you on the RITE side rather than the filthy, whorizontal LEFT which are going to Hell. Why are they going to Hell? Moolah and power. Absolutely nthn else matters to them

    Let this be your catalyst, earthling:

    'The more you shall honor Me,
    the more I shall bless you'
    -the Infant Jesus of Prague
    (<- Czech Republic, next to Russia)

    Love him, leave him or indifferent...
    you better listen to the Don:
    if you deny o'er-the-Hillary's evil,
    which most whorizontal demokrakkrs do,
    you cannot deny Hellfire
    which YOU send yourself to.

    God bless you.
    I'll pray for you
    till we meet again Upstairs.
    Be at peace.

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