Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Nifty 50



Dress: Modcloth - Bday gift from the Mr.
Hat: Vintage, antique mall
Brooch: Gift from sister
Tights: Modcloth
Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell






Another weekend spent in Philadelphia was just what the doctor ordered for this gal after weeks of feeling a bit of cabin fever and very snowed in here on my little mountainside in this small town.  So onto the city we went.

On this particular day, all I was craving was a milkshake - and not any old kind, but rather one of those fabulous homemade kinds with all the bells and whistles.  Of course I knew it was meant to be after reading posts from Katie and Hannah that talked about milkshakes and diner trips and all that delicious jazz.  So anyhoo, the Mr. and I ventured off in search of the perfect milkshake and that brought us back to Nifty Fifties - a kitschy little spot complete with a jukebox, the best milkshakes in town, and cheese fries to die for.  So that's indeed what we had.  Banana coconut custard was my flavor.  Score.  That's all I really needed.  I was in total state of bliss.  And I lived happily ever after.



Oh and afterwards, we went for a walk at a pretty little park by the water - to burn the calories from our indulgences of course ;-)

The end.

Love bunches darlings,


33 comments:

  1. Beautiful, beautiful combination :)
    Adore that dress with the house-pockets and those leggings..

    Love,
    Shubhi's Revels!

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  2. Nifty fifties is my favorite spot to get fries and a milkshake! I only go there like once or twice a year .... otherwise it'd be dangerous!

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  3. Your coat your coat, I must see a full photo of your coat! I think I might be in love with it.
    Also, mmmm milkshake and cheese fries =) xx

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  4. sounds like the best place for a milkshake! Also that dress is beautiful, your Mr made a fine choice! xx

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  5. banana coconut custard sounds delicious! I haven't had a milkshake in a looooong time, but now I think I may have to get one ;) I love that dress your husband gifted you! It's so adorable and so very you, Marisa!
    ♥ laura
    the blog of worldly delights
    the shop of worldly delights

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  6. Yum! I'm totally craving milkshake now :p; it's been a while. Maybe I can schedule that as a date this weekend; it's our anniversary, so the Mr can't refuse, hehe.

    Have a wonderful week, Marisa! Your dress makesme smile :D.

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  7. These photos are so beautiful!! What a lovely trip to get away from home for a bit. This dress the Mr. bought you is absolutely darling, love it with the bright tights!! And now all I want is a milkshake or a smoothie of some sort, mmmm
    xJennaD

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  8. Hooray for milkshakes and diners! Your milkshake flavor sounds divine and I now have a huge hankering for a pile of cheese fries! Your hubby did an amazing job on the dress it is so cute, and I love the photo location- the tiles on the building roof dome are beautiful!
    Glad you had such a nice little trip!
    xo Hannah

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  9. that dress was made for you! love it!

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  10. I had an oreo milkshake the other night. Even though it is cold out, they are just too good to pass up! I really love your house dress!!! So beautiful!!!!
    +Victoria+

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  11. I <3 milkshakes and your dress/tights pairing!

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  12. I'm so jealous that you got this dress! I've been in love with it ever since I first saw it on Modcloth. It looks stellar on you, just your kind of piece! And this sounds like the most perfect afternoon, now I want a milkshake :)

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  13. I'm in love with that dress!! And the brooch is so cute on it!

    Mackenzie
    www.heybirdfriend.com

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  14. Just you saying the flavor of you milkshake- yum! Also, you are so cute in your little houses dress! It is very you.

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  15. Oh my, this dress is as darling as can be! How sweet that your guy got that for you. Ah yes, a milkshake is just what one needs sometimes...and banana coconut-what a fun flavor! Our place has an Elvis flavor that's bananas, peanut butter, and honey but I haven't tried it yet. Also, your backdrops are always so enchanting, a wonderful set of photos all around! Have a blessed day Marisa darling!

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  16. I LOVE the accents on that dress. And those tights are a great color, one I don't see very often.

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  17. oh my gosh, these photographs are wonderful! i adore the dress (okay, is that a ABM for modcloth dress?! i swear, i think it is!).

    lindsey louise

    hellomrrabbit.blogspot.com

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  18. This dress is the sweets thing I've ever seen and I need that milkshake right now.

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  19. What a wonderful dress! I'm loving the details!

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  20. Hey gorgeous! You look amazing and unique as ever and that diner looks to die for xo

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  21. What a lovely dress ! And your shoes have the perfect heels !!!
    http://selenite.weebly.com

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  22. the mister has good taste! that dress is beyond adorable and so becoming on you! :)

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  23. Sounds like a great place to go - I wanna go now! We were just in Philly this weekend too funny enough! This dress is perfect on you - I alwayas thought it looked perfect for you when I would see it on modcloth. The tights are the perfect pairing with it. And that coat!!! LOOVEEE it

    <3 katherine / of corgis & cocktails

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  24. You are the cutest, Marisa! And I love how you don't let cold temps stop you from a milkshake craving! That sounds like such a delicious flavor! Phili looks so fun- you always make me want to go there. I love this dress, those houses are adorable.

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  25. i love love love this dress.. i have had a crush on it since the beautiful mess items landed in modcloth! its so cute! and you've dressed it so so well! xxx

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  26. ooooooh my! That dress is so so so adorable, i'm so jealous! x

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  27. You have just reminded me that it has been far too long since I've had a milkshake! Sounds like you had a great trip to the city, and you sure looked cute doing it. xo

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  28. oh my, that milkshake looks and sounds utterly heavenly! I also really love your dress, the house pockets are very clever indeed! also the collar is very cute and suits you to a T xxx

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  29. That dress is just so so so perfect! I have been swooning over it for ages! You are quite the lucky gal! It looks like you had such a wonderful weekend!

    xoxo,
    Laura
    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

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  30. I love that dress!! I would totally wear this outfit even though I can't wear dresses that much :( Ixx

    Limes&Smiles

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  31. oh and another time you are wearing my favorite coat;) i love that mustard color so much, looks so good on you and gosh what a darling dress! those houses on it are sooooo cute!!!
    you are the sweetness in person;)
    love and kiss,mary
    http://www.maryloucinnamon.com/

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  32. Aw this outfit is just too cute, and I love the little brooch that you paired with it, just adorable!

    ~Alyssa
    www.butterfliesonmars.blogspot.com

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