Intergenerational Shopping

August 6, 2009

Shopping was fun! Gram took us to Loehmann’s, which has killer discounts and sales. I got a dress for the summit! And a cute clutch to match.

But boy did we come home worn out! We ate lunch at 2PM and were all so hungry that we couldn’t stop saying how delicious the food tasted.

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We put out a spread of leftovers from the cocktail party last night.

Shrimp

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Crab dip

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Smoked salmon, which we are all WILD about!

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Brie

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Grapes, carrots + crackers

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I assembled some salmon + cream cheese rye breads, a cheese + half cracker, a crab dip rye bread and a pile of shrimp

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And the healthy stuff :)

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A little diet Ginger Ale

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Go Orioles!

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Still not sure if I’m even full yet – I was hangry!

In grandmotherly fashion, Gram brought out some yummy looking cupcakes for dessert

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Larbs and I split one, and it was surprisingly very good!

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We are going mall walking and resting before we’re meeting the rest of the family to head into Baltimore for dinner.

Have a great Thursday y’all!

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1 Deva August 6, 2009 at 2:09 pm

I love love love smoked salmon. Some of my best memories from growing up are of bagel breakfasts with chewy toasted bagels, cream cheese, and lox with my family. So good!

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2 kay (eating machine) August 6, 2009 at 2:14 pm

I loveeee the leftovers you get the day after a party. Yummy treats you probably wouldn’t normally get for lunch, plus you don’t have to cook!

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3 Shannon (The Daily Balance) August 6, 2009 at 2:22 pm

sounds like a great day! Leftovers look fantastic and GO GRAMS on providing the cupcakes! ;)

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4 Lauren August 6, 2009 at 2:28 pm

Now THAT is a great way to enjoy leftovers! I love tasting-plate meals.

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5 Jessica August 6, 2009 at 2:29 pm

That cupcake looks to die for!!!!! YUM!
-muffy

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6 Julie August 6, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Super cute napkins! That brie looks amazing.

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7 Becci August 6, 2009 at 2:32 pm

It looks like you are having a great time (and eating well, too!)!!!

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8 Angharad August 6, 2009 at 2:35 pm

That cupcakes looks like something I need in my mouth right now!

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9 Pam (Highway to Health) August 6, 2009 at 2:37 pm

What a cute lunch set up!! Yay for grandmothers!

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10 Emily (The Experimentarian) August 6, 2009 at 2:48 pm

Wow! Holy food porn on that brie! mm-mmm

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11 Megan (The Runner's Kitchen) August 6, 2009 at 2:52 pm

I love brie! Mmm, actually I love all cheeses. Fresh mozzarella makes me swoon a little :-) Sounds like you had a good lunch – food tastes best when you’re hungry!

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12 Joanne August 6, 2009 at 2:56 pm

The lunch spread looks fantastic. Love Brie! But then I like it totally UN-healthy when it’s baked in pastry with some luscious fruit sauce.
Have a great time in Baltimore w/ family.

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13 Chloe (Naturally Frugal) August 6, 2009 at 3:22 pm

MMMMM….a lunch full of seafood is my kind of lunch. I absolutely love smoked salmon and just might have to buy some this weekend.

Isn’t visiting with family fun?

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14 Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope August 6, 2009 at 3:27 pm

Glad you enjoyed shopping. Another great mixture of foods… love the crab dip!

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15 Danielle August 6, 2009 at 3:51 pm

What a great spread!

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16 Jenn (www. j3nn.net ) August 6, 2009 at 3:55 pm

Yum, finger foods are the best! A little of everything = heaven.

Jenn

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17 Kristin @ Iowa Girl Eats August 6, 2009 at 3:58 pm

Seriously…those are like ALL of my favorite foods! I would have GOBBLED the entrie brie wedge and smoke salmon slices! Yum!

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18 Rebeca August 6, 2009 at 4:12 pm

Yum! Any way you can share that crab dip recipe… I’m looking for a good one from a fellow Maryland-er

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19 Andee (Runtolive) August 6, 2009 at 4:18 pm

Yum! I love all the little tastings you have on your plate. Wile salmon is the best with a little cheese on top of crackers

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20 K August 6, 2009 at 4:24 pm

I love Loehmann’s! I’m such a sucker for deals on clothes it’s bad!!

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21 Sandhiya August 6, 2009 at 4:34 pm

Kath – I have to tell you this..every picture of yours i.e. you -is brimming with youth, health and joy.. Whatever you are doing seems to be working perfectly for you and is an inspiration for the rest of us..keep it up, gal!

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22 Biz August 6, 2009 at 4:39 pm

Love the big shrimp cocktail – have fun at dinner!

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23 Jenn Eats Nutritiously Now August 6, 2009 at 4:59 pm

Sounds like a FUN day!

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24 Rebecca August 6, 2009 at 5:17 pm

Those cupcakes look great!

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25 Hangry Pants August 6, 2009 at 5:20 pm

Hope you got than hanger under control.

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26 katey August 6, 2009 at 5:32 pm

oh man! those cupcakes look awesome! :)

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27 Christina Mindful living August 6, 2009 at 6:08 pm

i am interested to see where you end up going to dinner tonight! I go to school at loyola college in baltimore! nice city :)

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28 FitFoodie August 6, 2009 at 6:09 pm

I’d love some of that brie! YUM :)

I want one of those cupcakes too! I’m having a big time chocolate craving!

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29 Susan August 6, 2009 at 6:11 pm

I can totally see where your great taste in food comes from – your family eats so well!!

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30 Debbie (Green Apple A Day) August 6, 2009 at 6:20 pm

The crab dip looks yummy :-)

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31 Ruth August 6, 2009 at 6:21 pm

Whoo! Got to love those discounts!

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32 Christie @ Quit Your Diet August 6, 2009 at 6:42 pm

Glad you enjoyed shopping!!

Lunch looks great!

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33 Lisa August 6, 2009 at 7:24 pm

Yummy looking cold dinner! I enjoyed a smoothie-in-a-bowl for dinner since it’s 105 here and fridge is almost bare.

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34 Lauren August 6, 2009 at 7:31 pm

Wow, somehow I totally missed that you were in Baltimore. So cool! Baltimore is my home away from home. We live about an hour from the Harbor and love to take this day trip often.

Hope you are having a blast. How long will you be staying? Are you staying through the weekend by chance? Any blog meet ups planned? I would love to come and visit you!

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35 Sarah August 6, 2009 at 7:39 pm

I hear y’all on the seafood! Glad you enjoyed the cupcake too. I totally have “Good Morning Baltimore” from Hairspray stuck in my head now ;-)

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36 lynn (The Actors Diet) August 6, 2009 at 7:41 pm

i love loehmanns – i got my wedding dress there for $40! it cost more to alter it!

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37 Michelle T August 6, 2009 at 8:10 pm

ahhh LOVE the family meal. Those are really the best meals to be had, and honestly great company makes food taste better, not just feeling hungry! hahahah :) Though I’m sure the shrimp and salmon were AMAZING. hehehe As you can tell, I’m a huge sucker for seafood!

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38 Kelly Anderson August 6, 2009 at 8:22 pm

Yummy looking cupcake!

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39 LK- Healthy Delcious August 6, 2009 at 8:35 pm

nice spread!! and I love loehmans!

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40 Kath August 6, 2009 at 8:57 pm

Rebeca ,
It’s all crab, butter and cheese, but I’ll see if I can get it.

Sandhiya ,
Aww you are too sweet!!

K

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41 Bobbi August 6, 2009 at 9:08 pm

Your post is up!! It turnedout great, if you could link to it in the morning that would be sweet!! Thanks again:)

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42 Lainie August 6, 2009 at 10:56 pm

That’s my favorite kind of lunch – a random assortment of leftovers! Yum!

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43 Caroline August 6, 2009 at 11:09 pm

What gorgeous cupcakes! Did your grandmother make them? If so, she is quite the artist!

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44 Courtney August 7, 2009 at 8:08 am

Oh, my husband would die over that O’s napkin. He is orioles obsessed-his #1 all time team which is weird since he has lived in NC all his life. Go figure!

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