Friday, April 6, 2012

FBLA Field Trip

I helped chaperone the FBLA field trip last weekend and here are the highlights:

I'm wearing the plastic red bows. Oh yeah! They would've worked if I had plans to dress like a naughty Dorthy. Which I don't.
  1. Trying on the prom dress from hell. Imagine leopard print bodice and a fuchsia skirt like a mullet, short in the front, party in the back.
  2. Trying on tons of TACKY shoes. And some cute ones.
  3. Dominating at late night Speed Scrabble. 
  4. Monty Python quote-off.
  5. Getting 2 new pairs of summer wedges.
  6. Swimming laps for exercise.
  7. Writing for 5 hours straight. Unadulterated time away from kids and husband and dog and work. Pure bliss.
  8. Catching up on cable. (I've been cable-free since August. So I watched Leverage, Psych, and What Not to Wear. Also, cable hasn't changed much in the past few months. They're still showing Die Hard marathons, and yes, I watched one too. "Now I know what a TV dinner feels like." - J. McClane)
  9. The girl with the tacky rhinestone bracelets. She wore maybe 15 on each arm. We debated giving her an intervention. 
  10. Having a king-sized bed to myself. 
  11. Outback steak.
  12. Free brownies made with love. 
  13. Words with Friends.
  14.  Singing "Party in the USA" at the tops of our lungs. (parody-like)
  15. Josie's "birthday". 
We were going for "furiously happy".
And Josie didn't even get a year older. =)PS, the students planned this surprise. Teenagers never change, except for their haircuts.

10 comments:

  1. Sounds like a fun weekend, especially any trip that allows for shoe and purse shopping!

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  2. What does FBLA stand for? Whatever it is, I'd love to go for one of these things someday :)

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    1. Future Business Leaders of America. =)

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    1. I think my arms giggle just from the brownies alone.

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  4. Loved the shoes :) Sounds like your field trip was a total success! Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier today--I'll certainly be back to visit yours again :)

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  5. That seemed like great fun. I always love pictures to complement the posts!

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