47 Years Of Clothes

March 10, 2012

Can’t beat fresh berries!!

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Second breakfast was great – Great Harvest toast with TJ’s almond butter

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And two bowls of fresh berries!

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Plus some tea from the free hotel bar

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And then we were off!

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Pretty much 3/4 of my clothing comes from trips to Loehmann’s over the years. I still have items I got 10 years ago from Christmas trips. My mom has been going for 47 years! She remembers the first outfit she got there – a dusty rose sweater and pink print corduroy pants.

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This trip I didn’t do too much clothes shopping, but I found a few tops with room to grow into and a purse. PLUS – the baby received its first set of onesies!! With an underwater theme in green + yellow.

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We were quite hungry for lunch at 1pm. What is it about shopping that makes you so hungry!? We had a table full of items, and I made a half chicken salad sandwich with cheese + crackers and fruit.

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Plus a glass of milk

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My grandmother passed down to my mom who passed down to me a love for desserts. We had FOUR kinds on the table at lunch! An apple cheery pie (from TJ’s), a bag of fancy chocolates, a chocolate cake and Chocolate Bliss cookies from the bakery. PLUS Easter Peeps for my mom!

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I had a small slice of pie plus a few bites of the rest.

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And Gram sent me home with these commemorative War of 1812 hand-pressed chocolates. It’s the 200 year anniversary!

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I’m hitting the road in just a few. My trips here are always quick but packed full of fun!

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1 Christine @ Oatmeal in my Bowl March 10, 2012 at 2:55 pm

I so want your breakfast. Looks so delicious. Especially becuz im living off granola bars while at this expo. ;)

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2 Lynn @ the actor's diet March 10, 2012 at 2:57 pm

God I love Loehmann’s!!! Got my wedding dress there for $40!

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3 Mom March 10, 2012 at 3:06 pm

Send Kath a picture. We’ll show my mom!

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4 Kelly @ Vegolosophy March 10, 2012 at 3:00 pm

mmmm those desserts look so yummy!!!!

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5 Katie @ Peace Love and Oats March 10, 2012 at 3:07 pm

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Loehman’s, maybe it’s southern? But yay for onesies and desserts!! Looks like a wonderful day!

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6 KathEats March 10, 2012 at 3:08 pm

I’ve been to one in NYC and San Francisco!

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7 kathleen @ the daily crumb March 10, 2012 at 3:19 pm

that dessert table looks divine! the youngers are my kind of family :)

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8 Natasha March 10, 2012 at 3:30 pm

How fun to get the 1st baby clothes. You will use many, many onesies each day soon!

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9 Jen March 10, 2012 at 3:34 pm

Your grandmother is gorgeous with that big smile – and stylin’ in that skirt!

Not sure if you’ve mentioned this, do you plan to find out the baby’s sex?

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10 Kerry @ Totes My Oats March 10, 2012 at 3:37 pm

Oh, how I LOVE Loehmann’s! TJ’s almond butter is my all time favorite.

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11 Averie @ Averie Cooks March 10, 2012 at 4:04 pm

What a fabulous girls day out! Shopping, desserts, and…more desserts :) Love it!

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12 Ashley @ My Food 'N' Fitness Diaries March 10, 2012 at 4:14 pm

i got a double whammy of a love for desserts as well… i always have a hard time passing them up!

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13 Lauren @ Oatmeal after Spinning March 10, 2012 at 4:31 pm

I’ve never even heard of Loehman’s- but feel like I’m missing out! Is it up near Towson?

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14 Sana March 10, 2012 at 4:47 pm

We have one in Columbia as well!

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15 Lee March 10, 2012 at 7:36 pm

When I lived in MD, there was one in Rockville. Don’t know if it’s still there.

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16 Caroline @ After Dinner Dance March 10, 2012 at 4:45 pm

I love loehman’s but don’t live near one anymore :(

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17 Ashley @ Coffee Cake and Cardio March 10, 2012 at 5:04 pm

Safe travels!!! I’m so glad y’all had fun!

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18 Lisa (bakebikeblog) March 10, 2012 at 5:05 pm

looks like a very delicious day indeed :)

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19 J3nn(Jenn's Menu and Lifestyle Blog) March 10, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Looks like a great time! Everyone is all smiles; so nice to see. The first onesies are adorable. :)

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20 Susan H. @ The Food Allergy Chronicles March 10, 2012 at 5:19 pm

A girls day out is always the best! Yours was full of good things to eat, purchase and socialize! Looks like a beautiful day to bout!

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21 KhushbOo March 10, 2012 at 5:31 pm

Sounds like a great Saturday indeed!

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22 Megan @ Megan's Munchies March 10, 2012 at 6:34 pm

Love the pic of you and grandma with the onesies!! Enjoy the rest of your trip!

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23 Jocelyn March 10, 2012 at 6:35 pm

mmmm love the fresh berries and desserts of course :D Looks like a great day!

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24 Angela @ Happy Fit Mama March 10, 2012 at 7:05 pm

I’m sure your grandmother is beyond excited for her new great grandchild. Let the spoiling begin!! :)

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25 Katie @ Talk Less, Say More March 10, 2012 at 10:12 pm

Mmmm chocolate…with all the chocolate cookies I had at lunch, you’d think I’d be over it. i’m not. ;)

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26 Lexi @ Cura Personalis Foodie March 10, 2012 at 11:44 pm

Fresh berries totally smell summer. So so so ready for sweet, juicy goodness :)

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27 Fran@ Broken Cookies Don't Count March 11, 2012 at 7:11 am

Sounds like you had a great time! I’ve never shopped at Loehmann’s.

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28 Angel7 March 11, 2012 at 10:45 am

Love the colors of the onesies!

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29 Stacy @ Say It With Sprinkles March 11, 2012 at 10:47 am

OMGoodness, your toast w/almond butter + berries breakfast looks amazing!! Made me really crave a pb&j sandwich, haha!

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30 Anna March 11, 2012 at 11:04 am

We’d always have that kind of lunch with my grandma– bread with cheeses and hummus and pâtés and salad and fruit.. And I’d make little mini open faced sandwiches on different parts of my bread. My grandma called them my little parcels :)
She must be so excited she’s going to be a great grandma!

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