Monday, September 23, 2013

The Babes Went And Got Babes

Welp, here I go again. It's Monday and I am sitting here at my desk with the heaviest heart, wishing time didn't move so fast. This morning I left bear's and walked into my little apartment, which had been taken over by one of my most favorite people and her boyfriend for the past four days, and aside from the greetings from two little white fluffy critters, there was no Erin there to greet me. I opened the door to my bedroom and there were no longer two suitcases laying on the floor, there weren't any toiletry bags on my bathroom counter, not even two tiny little pairs of baby feet sandals strayed out next to my Sasquatch sandals. I. Am. Sad.

This trip was better than any of the others we've had together because this time we had two very special additions to our festivities... the boyfriends. Because somehow Erin and I both decided to go ahead and go against everything we used to believe in and found us some guys who have completely flipped our lives around in the best way possible. Honestly, there was a small part of me that was nervous that the addition of two guys in our little party would have cramped our style a little bit but I couldn't have been more wrong. They made the entire trip that much better, especially considering the two of them had a hardcore bromance going on by the time Saturday night rolled around. Not so secretly, I loved this part.

It's funny, Erin and I always talk about how connected our lives really are and how things always seem to happen to us at the same time, so it wasn't really mind blowing when we both ended up in relationships less than two weeks apart. Which is actually also a really good thing because I think if I had to hear about her relationship all while I was still doing the single girl thing, I probably would have doubled my typical alcohol intake. Alas, that wasn't even an issue because that strange, but totally awesome, connection her and I have going on ended up working out perfectly and now we just have conversations that would have made the old us barf Pringles and Bagel Bites all over the place.

On Friday Erin, her manz, and myself headed to Disneyville. Epcot, to be more specific. I was semi-nervous I was going to be a super third wheel, since bear had to work that day and couldn't make it, but once again I was so wrong. Hanging out with the two of them was equally, if not more, fun than if it would have been just Erin and I. It was like the three of us had been a trio for years and the comfort level was that of lifelong friends... Don't make me explain said comfort level, just take my word for it. Mostly because I think Erin would fly down here again just to punch me in the face if I elaborated any further on this one.

May I also add that I had a margarita in Mexico that had Fireball in it? Yeah, shit got real. Really real.

If I'm being completely honest here, one of my most favorite parts about this trip had to have been the bromance we watched bloom throughout the duration of the four days. I mean, a lot could have gone wrong if the two menz didn't get along. Can you imagine? Us with all of this excitement for so many epic double dates, all while the two guys didn't like each other. Pretty much, that would have been the worst possible scenario. Fortunately that's also the exact opposite scenario because these two might just be more of a match made in heaven than Erin and I. I've got to admit, it was pretty fun to watch these two slugging beers and bouncing ridiculously inappropriate jokes off one another.

Admittedly, another favorite part of this trip was getting to party hardy with my bestie. I mean, for me, it doesn't much better than being in the company of not only my bestie, but also my boyfriend, AKA two of my very most favorite people on the planet, just drinking our nights away and making memories. The shots of Fireball Erin fought to the core, the shots of $2 tequila I fought (ok, not really) that Erin loved, the endless shared pitchers of Miller Lite, the darts, the jokes, the laughs. We, without a doubt, let loose this trip and my heart couldn't be happier.

RIP Pint Glass.

Erin, thank you so much for making this trip down here once again. You are honestly one of the greatest friends I have ever had and I am so insanely lucky to know you and have you in my life. I am so happy for you and your hunkfest and I'm so glad I got to spend the last four days causing chaos all over the city of Orlando with you two. Even if some of our dignity might have been left at one or two of those bars, you didn't even lose your wallet this time, which makes this trip that much better. I know this wasn't goodbye, more just see you later, but my heart is still heavy being so far away from you. Good luck with your wisdom teeth and take some wisdom from me... TAKE THE PILLS. And also eat all of the ice cream you can but remember it wont be better than that cake we had yesterday... which I may, or may not, have dreamed about last night.

Tell your man he gets an A+ and a stamp of approval from me. And bear, who I'm fairly sure is probably missing him just as much as I'm missing you right now. You two are the best and I can't wait to be reunited already.

PS. Push play on this song the next time you talk to him on the phone. I know he'll be thrilled to hear it. Again.


  1. September 23, 2013 at 11:47 AM

    Awww, yay for foursomes! (i mean that in the most non sexxual way, of course)

  2. September 23, 2013 at 11:51 AM

    Looks like you guys had an awesome time! Yay

  3. September 23, 2013 at 11:55 AM

    Yay for awesome weekends! Glad you guys had fun and so cool that your men liked each other. :)

  4. September 23, 2013 at 12:08 PM

    Your weekend had all the best things, and I just know that there are so many things you didn't put on the internet. I don't know what they are but I know there are things.

  5. September 23, 2013 at 12:09 PM

    Glad you guys had so much fun. It is ALWAYS 1,000 times better when the boys get along!

  6. September 23, 2013 at 12:12 PM

    This is adorable. I felt the same way about my man meeting my bff's man for the first time. They instantly liked each other thank goodness & they get sad when one or the other can't hang out with us for whatever reason. Love your blog by the way! I found it not that long ago, and it's already one of my faves.

  7. September 23, 2013 at 12:14 PM

    Adorable - so happy to hear the guys hit if off so well!

  8. September 23, 2013 at 12:32 PM

    I love this! i think it is amazing that you have such a friendship that when you are hanging out with your best friend and her man that you don't feel like a third wheel! That is a true friendship, that many women look for and envy. Looks like you had a blast!!


  9. September 23, 2013 at 12:37 PM

    You little cuties.. I cannot handle how much I love it. Also, the boyf love is totes adorable. You know I'm hoping that at some point I get to be the 3rd wheel or possible the 5th ;)

  10. September 23, 2013 at 1:00 PM

    Love this. My bestie and her boyfriend came down for Labor Day weekend recently and it was like the same thing. The boys had met and hung out a few times, but usually in a large group. LDW they fell madly in love and even went to go hang out without us girls for a little bit! Now they chat on the phone more often than my girl & I do. It's so great when everything just clicks. Glad you guys had such a blast!

  11. September 23, 2013 at 1:14 PM

    you guys just do all the things. and i love you for that.

  12. September 23, 2013 at 1:20 PM

    this makes me so happy :-) I am SO glad you guys had an amazing time!!!! im going to the food an wine fest when im down in disney in a month or so and NEED to try the marg with fireball just to get on your level. Im still a fireball rookie hahahaha!

    love this and y'all and blog friendships :-) Seriously who would have ever thought!!


  13. September 23, 2013 at 1:33 PM

    And then I reached into the computer and ate those nachos. I think that means it is lunch time! Glad you ladies had a blast!!! I didn't realize you could drink at Epcot!!

  14. September 23, 2013 at 1:47 PM

    Your blog romance with Erin is awesome. Don't you love when that happens?? I so need to come party with you guys. Needs to happen.

  15. September 23, 2013 at 1:56 PM

    I LOVE Epcot....and fireball + margarita? seriously? I swear I'm no lush, but how did I not know of this?

  16. September 23, 2013 at 2:20 PM

    So glad the guys bromance equal your friendship with Erin! Glad you all had a great time.

  17. September 23, 2013 at 2:46 PM

    SO fun! And I'm also insanely jealous I haven't gotten to meet any bloggy friends in real life because you guys always have the best time. Love the pics and love living vicariously through your stories :) xo

  18. September 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM

    well aren't you two love birds just too presh. .... i guess you and bear are cute together too ;)

  19. September 23, 2013 at 3:04 PM

    The picture of you guys holding hands by the water is my absolute favorite. Take the exact same picture 20+ years from now :)

  20. September 23, 2013 at 3:15 PM

    Awwww! Are you 4 gonna have a double wedding?? ;)

  21. September 23, 2013 at 3:17 PM

    Yay! I couldn't wait to read this post!!! Happy happy besties!

    PS, That is my favorite song right now, my fiance hates me for it.

  22. September 23, 2013 at 3:38 PM

    The sasquatch sandal cracked me up. For being a short person, I have big feet and my shoes are always significantly bigger and noticeable! Anyway, glad yall had a good time :)

  23. September 23, 2013 at 5:11 PM

    THERE ARE 4 BABES NOW! It looks like you all had such a wonderful times! Yay for best friends, boyfraannss and vacations!

  24. September 23, 2013 at 5:19 PM

    Simply lovely! I just had an amazing weekend with friends I don't see nearly enough! Posting the photos made me even more sad they were gone and then reading about how sad you were about not seeing their luggage made me even more sad! I'm sad right with you today. But you're photos were amazing, I'm detoxing from a good weekend of partying right along with you!

    Kallie @ But First, Coffee

  25. September 23, 2013 at 5:46 PM

    Stop it. Y'all are adorable! And that margarita sounds amaaazee!

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  27. September 23, 2013 at 8:56 PM

    Isn't it true that the right guy can totally make the most regular of lives seem spectacular? So happy for you and your bestie! Looks like a great bunch!

  28. September 23, 2013 at 9:01 PM

    Aww, super sweet. Glad to hear the boys got along. That's always a tough one when they don't.. !! Looks like you had a great visit:)

  29. September 23, 2013 at 9:24 PM

    ugh I am so jealous of your guys relationship!!

  30. September 23, 2013 at 10:05 PM

    Aww, I know that feeling when company leaves - it is so sad! But glad to hear you had such a great time with her and you both managed to find boys!

    Sparkles and Shoes

  31. September 23, 2013 at 11:53 PM

    Could y'all be any cuter? Such a fabulous friendship, and such great relationships! Y'all are truly blessed!

  32. September 24, 2013 at 12:04 PM

    So cute! It looks like you had the most perfect little weekend together! I'm happy your guys have a bromance going now too, presh!

  33. September 25, 2013 at 7:10 AM

    What a lovely post - see you are completely revelling in the boyfriend things <3

    Congrats again lovely lady. So happy (or as we say here in South Africa: Stoked - for you!)

    Also may I just point out quickly how much I love your skirt that you were walking down the park with!!! Stunning!!

    Gorgeous pics!

    Keep happy and smiling - you're glowing xx

  34. September 25, 2013 at 9:33 AM

    You guys are the cutest. And honestly, a good looking group of friends. not fair! :)

  35. September 25, 2013 at 11:21 AM

    I call my boyfriend Bear, too. Just between him and me, not on the blog :)


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