Monday smiles

Mondays are tough for me, esp after a fun weekend like this past weekend. Here are some things that are making me smile today....

Surprise chocolate cheesecake at work for IT guy's birthday.

A record-breaking victory. Photos from

Sephora Friends & Family coupon- 20% off, enter code FF2009.

This cute dress on sale at Bloomingdale's; thanks Shop It To Me for the sale mail!

What is making you smile this Monday?

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  1. That cake looks absolutely delicious! It is good to know that I am not alone with the loathing of Mondays. Thinking of things that make you smile/happy on Mondays is a great way to great through the beginning of the work week.

  2. yumyumyum the cake looks good haha!
    and the dress too!

    I had a busy monday this time... as all the kids are free from school for a week, so I'm doing loads of check ups on kiddies this week! well, they're usually really cute, so that's what makes me smile this monday and for the rest of the week as well!


  3. My 15 month old picking up the phone and yelling DAD made me smile today!

  4. Ah. A Pats fan! Looked like 2007 all over again, yesterday!!

  5. The fact that I'm going on vacation tomorrow--- this makes me SMILE :) Happy Monday to you!

  6. OMG! I am sooo hungry now! That cake is sooo deliciously YUMMY!!!!;0
    p.s. HAPPY MONDAY!

  7. Yummy chocolate cake... I'm craving for chocolates now.

    Happy Monday to you! I always make it a point to start the week right even if I'm not feeling good. I open the windows and give my best smile to the trees and plants outside.

  8. Happy Monday! That cake looks too good right now!

  9. ooh that dress is FABULOUS! you must get it. sales are always good reason to buy buy buy! :)

    as for what's making me smile today? being home, completing my 2nd full marathon and all the bloggy support i got this weekend, including yours. thanks for the sweet comment. the pain was definitely worth it.

  10. great post! coming home from work made me smile today! hahaha

  11. i read about F&F at sephora, can't wait to buy me some stuff.

  12. Oooh, thanks for that sephora code. I work literally right next door to one. This will come in handy. :o)

  13. yum, chocolate cake = fabulousness. hope you are having a great week!

  14. Oh my goodness, I'm in love ..... with the choc cheesecake, My FAV!!

    I want some right now :(


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