Archive for July, 2008

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Wedding Recap #4 – Rehearsal Dinner

Editor’s Note: This will be my only wedding recap for today because I have exciting plans in Appleton for the remainder of the evening.  Tune in later tomorrow when I finally get to recapping the actual wedding! Post practice wedding ceremony, we headed over to Tutto Pasta for the rehearsal dinner.  And so began my […]

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Best High School Movies Continued

The top 25 high school movies (according to EW.com). My reaction?  Mean Girls, Clueless, and Grease should have been higher.

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My Big Redneck Wedding

Many of you already know of my disgust with all things Southern.  If you couldn’t already tell from my previous posts, I am of hearty (northern) midwest stock, and will never eat grits, wear a hoop skirt, wrestle an alligator, fly a Confederate flag, own a gun rack, or refer generally to my relatives as […]

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Entertainment Round-Up

For those of you itching to stock up on new folders and sharp #2 pencils, this should tide you over: EW: 50 Best High School Movies, Nos 50-26 Embarrassingly enough, I have yet to see Pretty in Pink or Sixteen Candles. I know, heresy! Even more exciting, the next Harry Potter trailer!!!

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Wedding Recap #3 – Rehearsal

Friday was spent making final preparations.  There were nails to be painted and Target stores to be visited.  The ladies reconvened at the hotel in the afternoon to get pretty for the evening rehearsal and dinner.  Decked out in cute summer dresses, the bride and her entourage walked over to the Capitol building to do […]

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Wedding Recap #2 – The Bachelorette Party continues

Full up on tequila and tortilla chips, the group headed to Dance Fabulous for Sister’s surprise activity of the night… sassy dance lessons!  As a major fan of So You Think You Can Dance and all cheesy dance movies (Center Stage, Step Up, etc.), we knew the bride would have a blast learning a few new […]

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Wedding Recap #1 – Bachelorette Party Dinner

I have returned!  Slowly but surely, I’ll work my way through all of the fun and fiascos of sister’s wedding.  Installment #1 – the Bachelorette Party! (Note: this is the unedited version of the evening – reader discretion is advised 😉 All of the bridesmaids arrived at the Hilton in Madison on Thursday afternoon, and […]

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Launch Time 24:00:00… 23:59:59

At exactly 2:30 tomorrow afternoon, I will officially lose my little sister to a man. A lawyer man no less. The last few days have been a whirlwind, and I will of course share a full report next week once I’ve recovered and sobered up, but I just wanted to check in quickly for my […]

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Crying Babies and Spilled… Champagne

Whew – what a busy few days! I am officially back in Northern Territory, and there’s nary a sweet tea in sight. Before I left Pensacola, NavyGuy and I taste-tested a tapas restaurant downtown. Tapas are great – they’re basically small appetizer style portions that you share with everyone at the table. So, you don’t […]

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Update

I have had several inquiries (complaints) from my legions of fans about my lack of posting yesterday, so I wanted to throw something up here quick to keep the masses calm. My computer is currently being operated on by Dr. NavyGuy (no worries, just a little checkup before I’m gone for a month). Anyway, I […]

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