5.06.2011

and they're off!

This weekend is the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby.  It is a grand event for horse lovers, fans, and celebrities alike.  And... second only to the horses, it is all about the fashion, but most importantly - your hat!  I will be watching from my mom's house in Kentucky as we celebrate the Derby and Mother's Day! 

Get your mint juleps ready for an afternoon of fun and an exciting 2 minutes of racing! 




Have a great weekend!  And Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there!
{photos via: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7}

4 comments:

  1. OMG Thank you so much honey for posting about my book! I am so thrilled with all the support I'm getting today and you all mean so much to me. I feel so blessed. Kori xoxo

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  2. OK two things...
    1. I traveled to Kentucky two summers ago for work, beautiful scenery and horses.
    2. I tried my first mint julep last week...oh em gee you Southern girls are tough cookies! I had such a hard time getting mine down hehe!

    Cute blog, found you via the link up :) Have fun on Mother's Day!

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  3. Oh my word! I absolutely love the hats for the Derby. I would love to be able to go one year and wear an elaborate hat!

    xo

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  4. I've never been to the Derby, just Keenland - regardless I love the Derby haha or at least what I know of it!
    Lovely post!
    xx

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