Tuesday, July 5, 2011

A Yummy Independence Day Weekend




Laguna Beach with my gorgeous girl Raych!


PHO RUN w/ my bestie Kelli!



I'm beyond happy that I got to spend my 4th of July weekend here in California. I munched on yummy yummy treats all weekend. Well, I have to start off with introducing you to CAKE POPS. I had never heard of them until my good friend, who is also a model, Emily Blake, began her own business here in LA called Surprise Surprise Bake Shop. She's so sweet and came by my home to drop off a dozen and OMG they are the best tasting things ever. Super creamy and gaaah, perfect for the 4th of July weekend. Everyone in my house went crazy and grabbed them like hotcakes. On holidays, I totally throw being healthy out the window. Next up on the 4th of July food menu? Tofu mushroom burgers at Taco Loco in Laguna Beach. LA was scorching, with temps in triple digit hell, and so I met up with the beautiful Raych and we took a drive down the coast. It was a perfectly overcast once we hit the beach and there were so many people! It was fun to escape the heat and frolic carelessly in the sand. Lots more pictures from our day in Laguna to come. I think they might be my favorite! Even got to squeeze in an authentic Pho run with my bestie Kelli! Anyways, I'm just so happy I got to spend this past week home with family and friends again. Only because work is beginning to look crazy again and I'm off to NYC again Thursday. For now, I'm enjoying all the west coast fun. and food :)

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101 comments:

Rebecca said...

the cake pops look amazinnng!!!

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Malu said...

Beautiful photos! Those cake pops look so yummy!:D

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Alicia said...

Looks like you all had a GREAT 4th!! Beautiful photos, you girls all look LOVELY & the food looks so yummy!

Love,
Mundo de Alicia ❤

Blond Panther & Louboutin... said...

Sooooo fresh ;D


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Caitlin said...

omg all that food looks delicious! and the two of you look super cute in that first picture :)

miamanson said...

all that foods looks yummy! cake pops *drooling* both of you pretty :)
anyway, happy independecne day for america!

augustalolita said...

yummy indeed!! wonderful photos!! the food looks delicious <3

Megan Hattie said...

cake pops sound great! And tofu mushroom burger! Delicious! Happy 4th! :)

cheers,
--Megan//The Martian Tide

riestya arum permata said...

i love all of this shots !
and you look so pretty <3


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leonie said...

looked like a fun day! love what rayche is wearing!

✘leonie

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The fashion berries -personal blog said...

beautiful pictures :)
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Vasilieva said...

gorgeous shots


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Susie said...

I made cake pops once from a recipe on Bakerella (best baking site ever!) They are so delicious, although hers look much, much prettier than mine ever did. I love Laguna Beach, a dear friend of mine used to live there--it's gorgeous.

rouli said...

beautiful and yummieeeee post!

cool blog!

love ur outfit below!

kiss dear//rouli

notsoChiara said...

sweet things!!
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FANGLE JUNGLE said...

lovely pic! it must have been incredible spending 4th of July in California!♥

Anaivilo said...

I am glad you had a great day, and I love the photos, so many yummy things!~ Oh I am hungry now :D

Rachel said...

That food all looks so amazing - very hungry, and very jealous right now!

shu84 said...

so cute photos:)

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annalisa said...

you look so adorable in the last picture of you

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Kaśq. said...

the food looks tasty :P

Jenny Ong said...

So gorgeous you and Rachel are xx

Twins said...

gorgeous!!! love ur photos :)

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airam said...

Oh yeah amazing photos your blog it's coool!
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Bows and Brooches said...

The food looks sooo....yummiii :) Nice photos

xx Dinah

coco said...

mice girls...:)

Caily said...

yummy cake pops, they look delicious!

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dory said...

Love this cake pops!^^

The Fancy Teacup said...

Glad you had such a fun weekend with Rach and your best friend! All the treats look so delicious!

♥, Jamie
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ThE fAsHiOn WoRsHiPeR said...

Looks like an amazing trip back home for you doll, cute photos :)

XoXO-Kelli K
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lifeisamaze said...

perfect day, right ? ;)

Jessie said...

you're making me hungry! looks like you had a great and definitely yummy weekend. looked cute too.
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Laura said...

Great post! I love all these photos

XOXO

Tanvi said...

Surely looks like you had fun! :)

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Manon H. said...

It looks so good !

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Jet♥ said...

Looks amazing!

SAMANTHA said...

sounds like an awesome time, those cake pops sounds SOOO good.


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Collections said...

Those cake pops look beyond delicious.


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AVY said...

Love the second last picture.

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Liz Quach said...

This looks like awesome, awesome fun! I love Raych's blog!

I have 3 pho restaurants down the street from me here in Philly. It's so addicting!

justQUACHit

Krissy ~ said...

beautiful photos!
the photo of rach is pretty!
Krissy xoxo

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0408pm said...

looks like you had an amazing day!

Laura said...

love the pics! looks great <3

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L said...

Wow...what a yum foodathon?! I hope you had a great weekend!


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olya chess said...

love ur photos !!! xo

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janet said...

the food look so delicious!
love all the pics! glad you enjoyed the weekend :D

Lisa Fergus said...

Such yummy looking treats!!! Looks like a fun 4th!

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Domi Nika said...

Great photos!)
you look so cute on them)

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Christine said...

all your bloggers girls are so pretty :) those cake bake pops look so yummy! *_*

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Meena Dhuga said...

now that does look yummy! glad you had a great time, and thanks for sharing these fab pics! what camera do you use by the way? xx

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Meena xxxx

Mr. Taylor and his Lady said...

these pictures are perfect!
Xo

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la tiquismiquis said...

how beautiful you two look! :)

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Fashion Celebration said...

sweet pics

xo
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Betsy said...

cake pops!!!!!!!!!!!

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Irusja said...

Congrats!!!
I love the outfit!

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miss annie said...

I´ll just always love your blog! looks like you had a really really amazing weekend! California is the state I want to travel to first when I finally am for the first time in the USA ;)

Ella said...

it looks like you had a lot of fun! the cake pops look very delicious!

Em said...

Mmmm these photos make me hungry!

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Cristina de la Concha said...

Beautiful photos!the cake pops looks delicius!
xoxoxo cris

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tess stam said...

Lovely fun pics!

Violetta E. said...

you are just perfect

Cindy, fashionsbeauty said...

Great pics, the chocs looks yum! xoxo

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Ms.Fashionista said...

Super exciting! Those cake pops look amaze!!

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xo

pagesofnothing said...

love the flag flyin' in the wind...and the food looks magical

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The Headless Mannequin said...

If you're going to have an unhealthy indulgent 4th of July then you may as well do it in style..those chocs look yummy!!

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Camilla said...

Nice pics! =)
And the food looks delicious!!! Yummy!!!!

xoxo

Emma said...

Looks like you had fuun, love the pics n yummy food!!! :)

xo Emma

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Laceface said...

Love raych's 50's bathingsuit


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Michelle Lee said...

love cake pops too (i can get them at starbucks in Korea)
beautiful photos again!

like floral outfit?
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jadeandwillow said...

Yum!!! That food looks delicious!!

celeste said...

that first photo is absolutely amazing.

beneath the glass said...

sounds like my kind of holiday- hanging with friends and pigging out! the food all looks so yummy! unfortunately i spent my Fourth of July in bed, horribly sick. Oh, and cake pops are awesome! Starbucks sells them too, but I'm sure your friends are way yummier! :D

Beneath the Glass

vonilicious said...

She is so beautiful and those rayban's just look like they belong on her face.

Man, I recently tried Cake pops in my town and I'm totally addicted to them.

her persona said...

great set of pics

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Alessandra Mazzini said...

Gosh! you killed me with the second picture!!! want that!

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Hanna said...

awesome pics!! looks like an awesome weekend:)!

<3

Opposite lipstick said...

love it!

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TRICOT said...

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nice!! xx :)

Kimberly said...

looks like perfection!

XO Kimmy
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Dilan Dilir said...

amazing !

il était une fois... said...

ahh i want cake pops!! ;) looks like a super fun day! such gorgeous ladies you all are! <3xx

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Lucinda said...

I wonder if they have Cake Pops here in the UK somewhere. I need to find them. haha.
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Eliza said...

wow those photos are yummy!
wish i could come to the US on the 4th, sounds like a sick holiday!


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Kimberly said...

great photos food looks yummy! is raych wearing her bathing suit in that photo? love it!

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Flashes of Style said...

Ahhh looks like so much funnn!! The food looks so amazing. Can't wait to see you soon! <333

xx,

Bonnie

Snow Black said...

You have a gorgeous bunch of pics ;-)

Natalya's Closet said...

Great post! So pretty! XOXO, www.NatalyasCloset.com

songbird said...

great photos


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Francesca C said...

amazing photos!
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CHOUCHOU-ROBINE said...

Amazing! Great photos :D

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4th&fifth said...

Your photos together make a fun visual book.

EUGENIA GONZÁLEZ said...

Hi!!!
I love your blog, I'll follow!
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xx

Nikki said...

Love your pictures and style!

agnes said...

oh, God... that food makes me so hungry.
*rushing to the kitchen*..

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Henry said...

looked like a really fun day!!! makes me miss the US even mooore!

Virgit said...

love it and love your friends brown blouse so elegant kisses www.preppyfashionist.blogspot.com

Flaviana Boni said...

Great pics! love your skirt!

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fashionparanoya said...

Beautiful pics,I loved the cake pops it's genius and looks delicious

Sofia said...

All that food looks sooooo goood.

alice said...

haha, pho runs! i love it!

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madzia said...

mniam ;)