Lancaster is cool




Dress - H&M (2009); Blazer - Banana; Tights - Hue; Scarf - Gift; Necklace - Anthro; Boots - Vintage via Franklin Square Boutique

Date: Saturday, March 26, 2011

This weekend, I visited one of my besties, who is currently in a show in Lancaster, PA. Lancaster is about an hour away from Philadelphia. The town has a couple of colleges nearby, but I've always thought of it as a small town. Just google'd the population in Lancaster and it's 500,000 - perception and reality are two totally different things!

I like to call myself a "big city girl", however my brief time in Lancaster left me wanting to know more about the "little" town. They had a cute downtown section including a central market with tons of local organic food, a fair trade coffee house, AND the houses were brownstone-style. SCREAMING LOVE! We had a blast hanging, talking and such, as is evident in my last picture. There will be at least one Lancaster event mentioned in my "Smile" post this week!

8 comments:

  1. I LOVE Lancaster! That's actually the place we have consider moving to if we stay in PA. I'm loving the braid-out and cool casual outfit!

    Love the blazer!!

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  2. I forgot to tell you my hair is just twisted and curled tight with rollers. I haven't found any one to start my locs. Still on the search, if you have any leads let me know PLEASE!! ;)

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  3. Monique! I'm so happy to find you again. I loved reading your blog and then lost it in the hustle and bustle. I'm adding it to my RSS feed. Anyway, CONGRATS on the baby. Huge news. you look amazing. I tried to stay fashionable throughout my pregnancies which got a little trying toward the end. Anyway, I also just wanted to let you know that I was veg all throughout my pregnancies and nursing and did totally fine. Never anemic, plenty of energy, healthy babies, right amount of weight gain, etc. Go girl!

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  4. Wow, you look really great in these shots. There is such positive energy radiating through them. Great ensemble by the way! Don't ask me why I just used that word "ensemble," somehow just seemed fitting, hehehe...

    Peace and Love,
    Tanisha

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  5. @Mrs J - I know a good place in Philly, I'll send the info to you on FB.

    @Dana - thanks so much! I'm happy to hear that, just reassures that I too can be pregnant and vegetarian!

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  6. I love your hair! Is it a braid out or a twist out?

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  7. @ mangomadness - Thank you! This is a twist out. I did the twists on dry, stretched hair :)

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