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Monday Blues #51

Good morning! How was your weekend? I had a fabulous weekend and got a lot of things done! After giving my last final on Saturday morning B and I headed to Palm Desert to adopt a new friend. Can you see the little bit of snow in the mountains back there? I love this view and I think I have photographed it a million times, but I just can't ever get enough.
No, not another furry friend, we came to get "Phil" B's new mountain bike. After months of searching and hearing about all the different kinds of "components" etc, we finally found his bike @ Velo Bum in Rancho Mirage! It is a Felt Mountain Bike, I don't know much about bikes, when I chose mine, I was more interested in the color and cuteness factor. Thank goodness, B knows his stuff!
After we got Phil we headed to our favorite Tapas Bar in Palm Spring: AZUL I love coming here because they have a great patio lounge and tasty tapas. We love fried calamari, no pic because we inhaled it! Palm Springs has such a friendly community, you can't find this vibe everywhere, that's why we love it here so much. This gentleman above is one of the many nice folks here, I loved his style.I usually don't want weekends to end, this one was particularly fun. But now, I can't wait for our next adventure. What are you excited about this week?

19 comments

Ms. Givens said...

I have been to Palm Springs. It is nice!

Beach House Living said...

I would not tire taking photos of that lovely view either.

I got a new bike too!

Taylor said...

I love that gentleman's hat! The other day my mom and I were doing our normal grocery shopping when this tall man wearing an eccentric hat walked by. It made our day! Not a lot of people have the guts to wear clothes like that nowadays.

Fabiola "Fab" said...

Great photos!! Just wanted to stop by and say! I have not been commenting on lots of blogs but I'm trying to make my way around to everyone blog this week!

Love the last photo best!!! paradise!!

MamaCta! said...

Mojitos at the beach!!

Maya said...

Palm Springs sounds and looks like such a great place. I love tapas..., non where I live though! And the mountain views are just gorgeous.

Beachcombing.... said...

Sounds like fun! My mom and dad live there for most of the year and now they are headed back north to Seattle after hanging out with us in the Bay Area for the past week. Congrats on your finals!

Alyssa Barnett said...

Your post made me want to go to Palm Springs. I haven't been there in ages.
I love the look of your blog - it is so beachey-cool!

xoxo

Alyssa
Lifeoflyssie.com

Beach Vintage said...

I love Tapa's so so much! And that drink has my name all over it.

anita said...

sounds like a great weekend..
congrats B on your new baby!

this week is move out/in for ian and mama..ian is so excited to have a big pool and lots of new friends to swim with this summer!
were having lots of lap talks about missing each other, having a happy new home and amma being able to come and swim...

Brenda's Arizona said...

You had me going there for a moment - a new four legged friend??? But, alas, it is a bicycle. Well, that is a good choice, and I am glad Palm Springs offered its finest for you!

Style Odyssey said...

Yum! Do I spy a mojito there?
You seem to have such fun weekends!
This week, I'm excited about moving in a forward direction. Getting things accomplished feels good.

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Have a great day!

Cloudia said...

Thanks for sharing your cool weekend. I know what you mean about that snowy summit. Ever noticed how many pics of Diamond Head I post ?

:)


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Kate said...

I wish I had had my camera with me in PS:I had a perfect view of the snow from the pool!

Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

fried calamari, yummy! id love one day to visit Palm Springs!

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Sam said...

Palm Springs - the name itself conjures up all sorts of wonderful exotic images for me! Sounds like you had a ball! Love that cocktail! :0)

Sasha {Everything Fabulous} said...

ohh my that looks like a fab and great weekend!!! congrats in your last exam!!!!