143.0…More is more.

Oh yes. In the last 24 hours….there has been a lot of wine…and jello shots.

When I arrived at Lisa’s house last night for Bunco, I was presented with a dilemma: cupcakes or Jello shots.

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Me being me….I decided BOTH. Jello shots first though.

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The cupcakes would have to wait until later.

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For now, the Jello shots ruled the roost.

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How old am I again?

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Lisa made sangria. It’s normal to drink from the pitcher with a straw right?

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You know me by now….I’m more of a wine girl.

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And sometimes champagne when the glass is especially pretty.

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Don’t worry….I did eat dinner. I never forget to eat.

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Nor do I forget to eat dessert.

Cupcake #1:

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Cupcake #2:

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Cupcake #3:

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Shall I keep going? Ok…Cupcake #4:

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C’mon people….these are mini cupcakes!!

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Lisa taught Julie how to do a “proper Jello Shot”:

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After you have Jello shots, you have inhuman strength and can lift your 100lb friend Cathi:

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…..and you can also consume 5 mini cupcakes.

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Since there are doggie pics all over the bloggy world, I thought I’d share with you Lisa’s dog, Harley:

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Self portrait of Harley and I:

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WARNING!!!! If you consume too many Jello shots and cupcakes THIS may happen:

Let’s move on, shall we….

Breakfast:

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English muffin with peanut butter and an orange. I needed fuel for my half marathon training run today: 3 miles.

Mile 1- 11:09

Mile 2 – 11:02

Mile 3 – 10:50

Enough of the boring stuff. Today is my friend Cathi’s birthday….you know…the one I was lifting last night? Our friend, Michelle, threw her a little birthday lunch today that went on……..and on…..and on. I’d still be there but I really needed to come home and cook dinner for the people who live in my house. You know how that goes.

When I arrived, Michelle asked me if I’d like a ginger martini.

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Ok!

Lisa liked them too!

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Lisa was trying to take a picture of me with the center piece placed so that it would look like some weird thing sprouting out of my head.

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We are dorks.

Ok….check it out….the birthday girl!

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Guess how old she is!

 

 

64.

I don’t lie. She makes me sick. But I still love her.

We had these fabulous spring rolls with peanut butter sauce (and more wine):

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Lunch was incredible: Curry shrimp, chicken marinated in coconut milk, eggplant and jicima salad:

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After lunch we hung out in Michelle's backyard for awhile. I was in paradise.

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And when the coconut birthday cake arrived, I died and went to heaven.

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Ahhhh.

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That’s how all Wednesday’s should be. Happy Birthday Cathi!

Now it’s time to return to real life.

Are you a fan of coconut? What about martinis?  I for one am not a martini fan, I prefer wine. :)

Comments

  1. I love you. That video was priceless! And where is that cake from? It looks amazing!!

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  2. Omg!!!! The past two days have been immeasurably fun!!! Those jello shots were da bomb!!!! Love the vid...when I die, it'll be one of those "memory bubbles" that float by!!! Love you...

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  3. ahahaha you flipping rock! Love it!

    xoXO

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  4. Looks like a perfect couple of days celebrating and having fun with good friends!

    Not a big martini gal. I like a couple sips, but then would rather have wine. ;-)

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  5. That looks like you guys had so much fun!

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  6. YOU ARE SO SO GORGEOUS!! Can I come to your next bunko party. 43 mini cupcakes=1 normal one. I want to jump into that pool and then eat that cake!! Have a great day gorgeous!

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  7. I found your blog from peas & crayons and I'm already hooked!
    From your pictures, that looks like the best bunco night ever! I'm jealous!

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  8. That looks like a great day! I love coconuts & martinis...I'm pretty impartial when it comes to alcohol ;)

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  9. It looks like you had a fabulous time- and age has nothing to do with jello shot consumption ;)

    I have to say I like coconut more than martinis these days!

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  10. Haha--loved the vid! That is utter greatness. Glad I'm not the only one who overdoes it at parties. I don't drink, but I rarely can tame myself when it comes to the food. Your friend Cathi...I kinda hate her! LOL! Wow, I really don't have hope I'll look that good at her age but at least I know there's hope. :)

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