Unlikely Martha
Me Weekend

Sisterly Love

*drumroll* If you didn’t catch a clue from the title of this post, I went to Philadelphia. One of my very good friends Keysha was celebrating her 30th birthday and a surprise party was being thrown in her honor. Keysha made the trek for my 30th so I was definitely going to make the trip for hers..

My action packed weekend started on Friday night at the Tastmaker Magazine launch party. The party was fabulous and took place upon the rooftop terrace of the Renaissance hotel here in Atlanta. I got there around 8pm with the intention of leaving at 10pm in order to get home and ready for my 6am flight..so yeah, that was a bust I didn’t get home until 1a. The party was fantastic, I was there with my girls Niya, Erika and Trina from Baby Shopaholic.


Hot Mamas

As if winning the shoes wasn’t enough from the event here..She won a HP smart phone at this event. The weird thing is she told me that she is known for winning things at every event she attends. Hmmmm at this point she is 2 for 2. I hope some of that magic rubs off on me!


Trina, no one cares!!

Niya and I

Niya and I

Alisha and I

Yours Truly and the Editor of Tastemaker Mag

So then I rush home and pack. Needless to say I didn’t go to sleep at ALL. Left the house at 4:30a for a 6a flight.


The homie Brandye


Excuse the scarf action, it was humid


I'm so above the clouds

We got to Philadelphia around 8 and headed to Keysha’s house. She was in Atlantic City when we got there. We helped with some last minute preparations and oddly enough when she arrived we were upstairs getting ready. We ended up rushing outside without combing our hair or changing our clothes. We just hung out like old times. I miss my girls, it was great to have us all back in the same place..its been awhile. Anxiously awaiting my next girls meetup out of town. Did someone say Vegas?!!


Birthday girl is to my right with the scarf on


It ain't no party without a toast


We were a mess back in the day...Ask about us




Feeling that earlier toast...We good though


Birthday girl rocking her baby shoe



How was your weekend? Anything exciting? Do tell!

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  • Reply
    Melisa - Mommy This and That
    August 17, 2011 at 8:48 am

    Love it! Your friend really is lucky, that is awesome!

    Glad you had a good time with your girls…I miss the days like that, all my gilfriends are spreas out all over the place!
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    Optimistic Mom
    August 17, 2011 at 10:37 am

    Looks like such a great time. I am so eager to have a girl’s trip. Yes, I am jealous. lol
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    August 17, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    Can I get a woop-woop??!! One time for besties! That’s great that you were able to make it out there for her birthday. I love spending time with my girlfriends.
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    August 17, 2011 at 3:07 pm

    Yay! I’m so glad you got to go. I know you all had a wonderful time!
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    August 17, 2011 at 3:22 pm

    Thats great love having friends out of town gives me an excuse to go and visit them. Glad you had a great weekend
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    August 17, 2011 at 3:23 pm

    Love it! Looks like a great time. I really want some of that cake. 🙂
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    Baby Shopaholic
    August 18, 2011 at 9:59 am

    Dang Mimi, why you hatin! Well you won too so its rubbing off : ). You and your girls look like yall can get into some mess! I know you had a blast!
    Baby Shopaholic recently posted..Atlanta Tastemaker Magazine Party

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    August 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm

    Looks you had a blast filled week!

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    August 18, 2011 at 5:48 pm

    Awwww! I love girlfriend getaways. When you have husbands/SO’s, children, jobs, responsibilities, etc. etc. that time with friends becomes even that much more precious. OMG and your hair looks like BUTTA! Glad you had fun!
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    Fashion Pad
    August 19, 2011 at 12:41 am

    Fun times!!! The girls stay ready with a suitcase full of clothes, LOL. We coming for ya Vegas!!! BTW, your hair looks super glossy (in a very good way 😉

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    August 20, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    Looks like you guys had a great time!

    I’ve always wanted to take a picture from the plane like that.

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