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Sunday, March 22, 2009

Spring Gala Highlights+Sunday Morning Breakfast

Last night was a blast, to say the least. Every year my school puts on a Gala Auction to help raise money for the school and for scholarships(I work at a private school). Every year there is a different theme, and this year the theme was Studio 54, basically disco themed.

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Ok I wasn’t born anywhere near that era so I had no idea what to wear, so I dug out all the dresses I owned out of the closet. I ended up going with the more fun and flirty dress, instead of the more elegant one.

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I wore this dress to a salsa dance about 4 years ago in college, man I look so different!

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The Gala had an open bar and buffet, I enjoyed a glass of red pinot and chips and hummus to start with.

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Then Hubby and I hit the beautiful buffet. I had a piece of cranberry chicken, an arugula salad,some brown rice an amazing artichoke wrapped in felo dough, and lot’s of fruit!

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Hubby went back and grabbed us another plate, I wanted another artichoke, and lots of the sweet strawberries!

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They had a photographer there that took lot’s of fun pictures! These are pictures of pictures:)

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My two teachers I work with in the classroom daily:)

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All of us young teachers at the school:

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Sorry about the poor quality… The night ended with dancing and more dancing! It was so FUN! I miss dancing, Hubby and I only get to dance at weddings, and I forget how much I LOVE IT! I so want to take a dance class! It’s the best way to burn calories in my opinion. We danced until midnight and then called it a night.

This morning I called the volunteer leader of the Pasadena Marathon and told them I wouldn’t be making it. Last night I thought about it, I HATE not following through with my word, but I knew it wouldn’t be the wisest decision for me to go today. With only 4 hours of sleep on Friday night, and then I would have to leave at 5 am which would have been another 4 hours of sleep, I didn’t want to risk getting sick(this tends to happen when my body has little sleep). I will volunteer at another one soon!

We slept in until 9:30, which is SO late, but I knew my body needed it! When I got out of bed my body HURT all over! I am soooo sore, from my run yesterday and dancing…I plan on getting some Yoga in today or at least some good stretching. I can barely get down in a SQUAT! When i finally made it to the kitchen I decided on some Banana and PB Waffles!

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*2 Natures Path Flax Waffles with Naturally More PB, TJ’s Greek Yogurt, light maple syrup, chopped pecans, and some Fresh and Easy flax granola.

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It’s already 11am and I have nothing accomplished for today!!!!

On the Agenda:

  • Clean Kitchen
  • Clean Office
  • Yoga
  • Make Spelt Tortillas
  • Prep for meals for the week
  • Write Post about TBL Challenge for Hubby
  • Buy new running shoes online(took my other one’s back) 
  • Hockey Game at 5pm with friends!
    Have a Fun SUNDAY friends!

16 comments:

FoodsThatFit said...

Your before and after pic in that dress are amazing! You look great either way, but I can definitely see the difference.

You are beautiful!

sarah said...

you look fantastic in that dress -- is it bad to say that i am jealous of your superfit look that INCLUDES boobs :) ? really cool before and after, too.

the dance looked really fun!

therunningaddict said...

Wow I cannot believe the difference in the pictures!
I am glad you had such a great time! And that you caught up on some sleep!!

Run Saraaah said...

You look great in that dress...it's so cute! Looks like the dance was fun.

Pearl said...

you look BEAUTIFUL. your photos looked so fun and that photo of you with the hubby is SO adorable! :D

you DID accomplish something so far this morning: you allowed yourself to rest, and therefore, prevented yourself from possible illness!

have a wonderful sunday :)

Mrs. LC said...

Aw the gala looks fun! And wow, you look like a complete different person in that dress!

Enjoy your Saturday, girl!

Lacey Nicole said...

that dress is ADORABLE!! you look GREAT!!!!! i love the picture where hubby is holding you :)

3T Heppenstall said...

Sounds like a fun, jam-packed weekend! Have fun at the hockey game! I'm not a fan of hockey but I've always wanted to go to a game just to say that I went to a game. And just so you know, "Shake it Up" dance studio in Redlands should be starting new dance sessions in the next week or so. I was totally looking in to taking a dance class. It's all ballroom type dancing there - if that's something you would be interested in.

Mica said...

Wow, what a change in four years. You look great, Bobbi!

Sounds like a fun night, and I'm glad you could catch up on some sleep.

teacherwoman said...

Sounds like a fun time! You do look a lot different when comparing now to the old picture of you wearing that dress!

Denise said...

Sounds like a fun time. You look cute in your flirty dress!!

aron said...

sooo fun!! you looked great :) sounds like sleep was the good call... i am the same way, if i dont get enough sleep i get sick!

ttfn300 said...

what a fun time, and you're rockin that before and after :)

Meghann said...

Wow, what a difference in those two pictures!

I know what you mean about hating to pull out of volunteering. A couple of weeks ago I had to pull out of volunteering for the Disney princess Half marathon because there's no way I would have been able to get enough sleep. I hated to do it, but sometimes we have to make our health a priority.

Sarah said...

You look amazing! So fun to see the difference between the two pictures! Cute dress. :)

Marianne said...

Great looking waffles for breakkie :D