9.11.2010

Road trip!

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Today was day one of my trip with Julie of Fab Gabs, and her friend Alyssa. We left at 5:00 am and got into Alameda California around 4:00 pm. 5:00 am is not my favorite time of day.

We stopped for pastries on the way, as well as popping into a little thrift store where Alyssa found a fantastic book from 1931 on "Meatless Cooking". I had to buy it, the hilarious illustrations alone are worth the $3.

For lunch we went to Sonic drive in, where the waitresses brought our food out to our car wearing roller skates, was pretty cute, though would have been cuter if they were in vintage. I just got a little kids meal, it's as much fast food as I need :)

Our hotel is cute, very mid century, and not far from the beach. We had mexican food for diner (mmmmm, shrimp tacos), and went to a tiki bar for "dessert", where all our drinks had real flowers in them.

Tomorrow: San Francisco!

Dress-Liberty Vintage

Kitty cardigan-Tea With Gladys

19 comments:

Bombshell Bettie said...

Oh what fun! Poor Sam is stuck at home :( I love your dress with your little blue socks. Super cute and a very YOU style. Whenever I see it, it reminds me of you. teehee. Also I'm in love with that kitty sweater! Also will you tell Julie (or whoever has the lipstick red nails) that I'm crazy jealous right now!

Watkins35 said...

Looks fab. Love the outfit (as always). Enjoy yourselves. x

Stephanie Lynn said...

I love that dress! So cute! And the cat sweater is great!

Stephanie
http://star-spangledheart.blogspot.com/

Couture Millinery Atelier. said...

You look absolutely beautiful! Love, love, LOVE your dress, shoes, little hat! I have missed your Blog so much and feel beyond excited to be able to visit it again. Wishing you wonderful Fall weekend.:-)))

Georgie Lowen said...

You look so sweet!

Georgie
xx

http://styleprincessdiaries.blogspot.com

marvelousme said...

Oh, my word!!! I love Sonic!!! But I must say I agree that they should make it more "vintage-y", like having the waiters/waitresses dress in vintage car-hop outfits, and they should play vintage music. The food's really good, though.

Have fun on your trip!!!

~Erin

Iron Orchid said...

Ooh! Are you all staying through the Vintage Expo in San Francisco next weekend?

Q's Daydream said...

Gahhh, what fun!

alma said...

Love your bag! :)


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BeMistified said...

Wow I am so jealous. I just love your look, I wish I could pull it off. You are just lovely! I went to Sonic yesterday for their 1/2 cream slushes. Blue coconut. Yum!

K said...

that croissant and those outifts just look so delicious!
Great photos haha :)

giltriddenlife said...

I've been reading your blog for ages, and finally got the nerve up to post...

I love your photos so much and am so jealous that you're attending Gatsby! I can't wait to see the pictures!

Rachel said...

Great outfit! I hope you have loads of fun on your trip!

the pink kitten said...

omg! that dress that you are wearing, i think i have seen it at the theatre i work for, im gonna have to go look!

Gabriella said...

Yay! Forbidden Island tiki bar is where you went, right? I love that place!

eileensbasement said...

Oh, I'm green with envy. SF's my old stomping grounds. You'll have lots to do and see there, that's for sure. Can't wait to see what you come up with!

Vivi.Deluxxxe said...

you should check out Oakland's Preservation Park since you're in the area.

Sparkleneely said...

Oh my gosh, you're in my hood! La Pinata is delicious. Have a fabulous time!

hannah said...

awh what a blast! hehe sonic! and man that dress is nothing short of amazing!