Bike-in Movie at Whole Foods – The Breakfast Club

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Unfortunately, I am not participating in my regular Wednesday post of WIAW. I didn’t realize that I forgot to record my full days’ eats until yesterday afternoon and by then it was already too late. For me, anyway. So I’m gonna share with you guys what I did last night instead! While I was at my internship, Facebooking and whatnot, I stumbled upon an event that Whole Foods in Lincoln Park was hosting: a ride-in bike movie. First of the three series and the movie of the night was The Breakfast Club. This made me happy because I still have NOT seen the movie (I know, I know) but I knew it’s about time I submerge myself in the classics. I’m usually not a big fan of older movies so I’ve been straying from watching any older classics but I thought last night that was about to change.

I asked my current and prior roommates to come with me and they excitedly agreed. I haven’t been to that Whole Foods before but it was in a neighborhood I like (lots of shopping!) so I was open to checking it out anyway. We got to the store at 8pm and were surprised to find a legit BAR! People were hanging out and drinking and eating at a freaking Whole Foods! How cool is that? Seriously, like, I was so amazed. We decided to buy some beers in the store for ourselves to drink on the roof and went upstairs, got our chairs and beers and were ready for the movie to begin.

Well, I guess what I got wouldn’t be considered beer by some, but whatever. Crispin Natural Hard Apple Cider (5% alc) was freaking delicious! Meredith and I got a four pack to split. Ashley got some other crazy beer but I don’t remember the name.

Meredith and I

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Guinness and Bailey’s Chocolate Cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day

Wow. Oh my god. I’m going to sound cocky or conceited right now and I don’t care but this is only the second time ever making cupcakes and these babies came out simply PERFECT. Like, I was shocked. Also, I’m on a total sugar high combined with utter excitement and I am pretty much shaking as I’m typing this. This is a pretty exciting day for me. It’s beautiful outside and it’s the last day I’m at my parents’ house. It’s time to go back to the city tomorrow and that means less baking time cause Spring Break is pretty much over. St. Patrick’s Day is on Saturday already and I’ve gotta work at 10am at a bar, so I doubt I’m gonna be making anything fun other than drinking and taking pictures haha. Gotta love St. Paddy’s Day! Speaking of, these cupcakes are perfect for this day. Not only are they made with Bailey’s Irish Cream in the filling AND frosting, the cake is made with stout beer. After yesterday’s frosting failure I was determined to make this one work. It sure did. Happy early St. Patrick’s Day, loves!

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