moriah is 21// or, I didn’t have enough friends to share my cake with, so now I’m eating it for breakfast

hey you lovelies!
I am the queen of long and obnoxious blog post titles.
yes, I am flaunting my severe case of introversion and dislike of too many people in the vicinity of one cake.
no, I will never stop doing this to you.

😉

in other news, I was bad and ignored you for the past couple of days while I tried my best to prepare for yesterday… my 21st birthday.
and (sorry, babes…)  IT WAS WORTH IT.
because, yesterday was perfect. 🙂

(if you want to know what we’re eating this week, you can click here to see the double-menu post I did last week)

naturally, the day after a birthday has its perks.
like having almost a whole chocolate cake left over.
and eating said chocolate cake for breakfast.
as I am doing currently.

NO SHAME.

(you should know by now that this post is going to be FULL of images…)

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ladies and gentlemen.
that is why I will never be skinny.
but can you blame me? I mean look at that cake

(a moment of silence for the ridiculous, twenty-one-year-old woman sitting alone in her apartment eating cake for breakfast)

but anyway, onto topics other than my chocolate-eating habits.
oh wait.
nope.
because J made me chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast yesterday morning (!!!)

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seriously though.
YUM.
he’s the best.

but, better still, I then opened my incredible gift from him…
A CAMERA BAG.

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t’s so gorgeous.
the thinktank retrospective 2.0 is going to be just perfect for me.
the whole thing is customize-able, there are about a zillion pockets, and it’s wicked durable.

I can’t wait to take it with me on my maryland and virginia travel sessions this spring!!

I wore my (almost) freebie charming charlie necklace, which I had grabbed up the day before with my $5 off coupon 🙂
plus an old bangle, some essie nail polish in licorice, my favorite tee and black maxi from h&m, and some target clearance shoes.

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he wind was brutal, guys…
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and joey was a total hunk, per usual ❤

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my parents made the drive to visit for a few short hours ❤

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as Joey headed to work, I fixed a cheese plate and threw together a simple salad.
we had a grand time, conversing and munching 🙂

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and of course, we had cake!!

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the chai ice cream was a hit, too. (find my super simple recipe here!)
I even sent home a chai tea bag with my mom so she could make her own!!

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we then ran around to grab a few more freebies! (get an awesome list of my favorites here!)
…and took some selfies!
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after they left and my man came home, we went out and searched for more freebies!!
chick fil a ice cream, sephora makeup, used my $10 victoria’s secret coupon, and free minibon and drink from cinnabon! 🙂
woohoo! we seriously hit the jackpot, just roaming the mall for all my free goodies!

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we ended the night with dinner (free burger at Red Robin!) and drinks (almost free with a gift card we saved!) 🙂
I love knowing that our fun is guilt-free because we are being wise with our money.
it makes it all that much better!
(don’t mind me wearing his suitcoat because I was freezing)
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I’M 21 NOW GUYS.
and the transition was pretty swell 🙂

xoxo

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