Hi Friends, hope you are all doing great!! Our weather has been so gorgeous and my step mom came into town to visit for a couple days which was so nice. We had some great girl time, went to lunch in downtown Monrovia and then picked up my daughter and went to Americana in Glendale.
It is so BEAUTIFUL at night.
I’m gonna back track a minute if I can. My husband and I used to meet there when we were dating. We would meet for lunch or coffee in the beginning months (before he met my daughter) and we’d have coffee and hold hands, you know those sweet times where you really talk about your feelings…lol. I’d bring my daughter back a cupcake from this great little cupcake shop called Crumbs too.
Life got busy and we kinda forgot about it I guess. Until last Saturday. We had gone to dinner and it was still early and he said let’s take a drive and took me there. I’m sure he was thinking about those yummy cupcakes, and sadly that cute Crumbs had closed. So we walked around and found this yummy crepe place and shared this banana split crepe and people watched on the patio. It was wonderful.
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It was so beautiful at night. There is the most gorgeous fountain that does all kids of beautiful formations to music, as I’ve shown above.
The thing that really catches your eye is the pink Eiffel Tower too. There are loads of restaurants and boutiques and they just opened a new Nordstrom there too. You can go to the movies and if you like and if really love it there, you can rent an apartment too. We sat on the patio and shared a dessert crepe that was delish and had so much fun people watching.
So when I was trying to think of somewhere fun to go while my step mom was here this seemed like the perfect place.
She lives in Northern California and if you remember we took a trip up to see her and bring my dad’s old 56 Chevy back here.
So there is nothing like this up in Weed California at all.
We had such a nice afternoon together. Sorry a few of the I-Phone pics are not fantastic.
Just strolling together, shopping and laughing.
The new Nordstrom is stunning. Very open and bright. Forever 21 was a big hit with my daughter and she found a new dress for Easter too.
If you get tired you can ride the Trolley Car and the kids love it too.
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We ended up at The Cheesecake Factory for dinner and finished off the night sharing an Oreo Cookie Cheesecake too.
We stayed until about dark so Grandma could see it when it was all lit up too.
Oh and you know how much I LOVE chandeliers right?? Well look at this fabulous chandelier I found at the end of the street.
So if you get out to the L.a. area in California I would definitely put this on your list of fun things to do and it’s a great place for kids and for date nights.
So that’s what I’ve been up to the last couple days. I did work on a few projects before she arrived so lots more coming this week to share with you.
Thanks so much for stopping by and have a great day, Lisa
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