Monday, July 29, 2013


The bad news is I have caught some kind of a cold and I feel like the only right way to be is to be horizontal.

The good news is that I had the most wonderful weekend to celebrate my venture into year 30 and beyond. I turned 30 last Friday and I am the better for it.

There is this place here called Cancan Brasserie, and it has done such a wonderful job of creating what you would imagine a French brasserie would/should be. I met some lady friends there Thursday night to celebrate birthdays and got giddy on bourbon cocktails and delicious sweets and cheeses.  

On Friday, my current posse (mom, husband, Sloane and I) made a trip up north for some shopping and ended up at the Peking Gourmet Inn in Bailey’s Crossroads, VA, for a scrumptious birthday dinner. The only reason why I call it a birthday dinner is because it was on my birthday and it was a meal that I have been hankering after since I first had it three years ago, so it warrants a special label.  Afterwards, my mom, Sloane and I headed into DC to meet my two sisters and therein we commenced Kim ladies family time in a way that we usually never get to do. Sloane was in on the fun and she stayed in it like a champ.   It was exactly how I wanted to ring in my 30th and I am grateful for such a time, cold or no cold. More on this (and oh so many pictures) to come, but for now, the gaggle of pretty ladies from Thursday night:


  1. loved celebrating you and so glad you got to have mother/sister time. that is always so special!

  2. what a lovely way to bring in the thirty! and you look fabulous darling :)