Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Birthday Weekend

My birthday weekend did not get off to the right start...I was horribly sick on Friday, not even able to leave my apartment. Helen took me to the doctor in the late afternoon and they informed me I did not have Strep or the Flu..maybe a bad cold? Great...

I had planned on going to Palm Beach with Zaria and Helen on Saturday and was so hoping to keep that plan. Seeing tweets that Cornelia Guest was going to be at C. Orrico sealed the deal, rain or shine, deathly ill or not, we would go. I woke up actually feeling better and off we went. Walking into C. Corrico, the first thing I saw was Olive, Cornelia's adorable Westie..walking around checking things out. So cute. I met Cornelia and she showed me her new line of handbags, all cruelty-free. She signed my copy of her book from a million years ago.."The Debutante's Guide to Life". I used to think this tongue-in-cheek handbook picked up where the Official Preppy Handbook left off. It is so funny and she was so surprised when I whipped it out of my bag.

The store looked fantastic, chock full of goodies, as usual. I found a cute tunic to purchase. One of these days, I envision all my crystal bracelets on display there. I would die of pride,



After walking around Worth Avenue, we got to Ta-Boo for an early dinner. We were lucky enough to get a table up front and the people watching was incredible. It was bustling since it was a holiday weekend and there were limos after limos dropping off couples from the midwest on mini-vacations.


On Sunday (my actual birthday), I tried to stay low key since last year I really made a huge deal of the occasion...
lunch at Neiman's with some girlfriends...


I went to Meg and Brett's for dinner.
When I got out of the car, I could smell the bar-b-que..so exciting.

The dinner was amazing...all my favorites...
Meg made a delicious chocolate cake that was remarkably similar to my Mom's birthday cake...

So happy to celebrate with two of my favorite girls...


I had some help blowing out the candles...

All in all, a great birthday. Even under the weather, I had a blast! Thanks for all the nice birthday wishes. Between the bloggers and Facebook, I heard from a ton of friends!

4 comments:

Summer is a Verb said...

First of all, love the bob. And secondly, Cornelia Guest!!! What a fab meet! My dear friend rides w/her and I hang on every li'l mention. And, how pray tell, did that book slip past my radar all these years? Off to Amazon! XXOO

ps...I've said it before and I'll say it again, I'd like to order up a pair of girls just like those 2 blond beauties :)

Europafox said...

Sorry you weren't too well - but it sounds like you had a lovely week end! What beautiful little girls you have - adorable!! I doubt I'll be able to get hold of the Cornelia Guest book - could you perhaps post some highlights on your blog? :) :)

kp said...

Just to be clear...the two blond beautiful girls are my best friend's daughters. One day I will have daughters of my own!!!

JMW said...

OMG, I have that same book from YEARS ago! I'm so jealous you met her and she signed it for you! Looks like you had a wonderful birthday - hope you are feeling better. :)