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Bayou Pimento Cheese

Quick working HH at Bayou Bakery.

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a life roundup over here, so here we go! If you follow along on Instagram, it probably looks like my life resolves around food….as it does here. I promise that’s not entirely true, but if you’re looking for places to eat in the DC-area, this post may unintentionally help…note to self: start taking more pictures of pretty things, my outfits, and life beyond restaurants :)

Afternoon Tea

Yang’s bridal shower at Lady Camellia was equal parts beautiful and scrumptious. Been missing this girl since she moved from DC to ATL!

Dinner Party

When your bestie throws you a really nice pre-birthday gathering…

Jaleo Tapas Bar

Happy hour at Jaleo– pro tip: the Bethesda and Crystal City locations have happy hour and it’s killer! $5 sangria and $4 apps till 7pm :)

Kendra Scott Color Bar

Have you heard of the Kendra Scott Color Bar? It’s a really cool interactive shopping experience where you get to customize your own jewelry, from the style to the mount and color. The talented ladies at the store produce your piece right in front of you! The store had some local bloggers come check out the new Bethesda location (this night) and I snagged the Kellie Necklace in gold with iridescent druzy–perfect all year round!

Penthouse Pool

The cutest pool chairs at the Penthouse Pool @ The Yards (from this night!)

Penn Commons, DC

Huevos Rancheros at Penn Commons…#brunch

Shake Shack

Shake Shack with my bestie, who was in town for an entire week. Even though we were both working and didn’t get to hang out 24/7, she’s currently living abroad and we haven’t lived in the same place for over six years which makes any and all time such a treat! My rec at Shake Shack? Share fries and either get the single Shack Burger or the ‘Shroom Burger–it’s amazing!

Photos by me (via my iPhone)

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  1. Bree wrote:

    Love this! I’ve been feeling the same way about my Instagram except mine seems to be a little too full of clouds not food haha! I think we might have to do another Jaleo happy hour ASAP!

    xo Bree

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    • Monica wrote:

      Haha! And yes, 100% on the HH :)

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