Girls Getaway

This past weekend I headed down to Galveston, well the Bolivar Peninsula actually, to celebrate a sorority sister’s upcoming divorce from singlehood, aka marriage. It was a rainy weekend but we made the best of it. The house we stayed in was right on the shore and had some of the most beautiful views of the ocean. I volunteered to stay in the kids room: hello bunkbeds!

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It was great to be able to stay up late, talk about everything, get a little drunk, play games, and watch movies. It was like a grown up sleepover. Oh who am I kidding, it was a majorly girly sleepover and it was awesome! Cards Against Humanity and Naughty Charades were at the top of the game pile. I learned a lot of new words this weekend, many of which I had to Urban Dictionary the meanings. Yall, I’m either old or naive. Perhaps both.

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On our short walk on the beach between rain storms we found people fishing, frolicking, crabbing, and then there was a dead jellyfish that I apparently had to poke.

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We ended the night with a fantastic fresh seafood dinner at basically the only restaurant on the peninsula. Drinks happened obviously. The bride to be got some advice from two ladies at the bar, I think one piece of advice was about making your husband believe everything is his idea, and the other was to sweat everyday (workout or other umm activities). I also definitely took the opportunity to let me hair go au-natural: read beachy waves and then a quick bun when my hair starts to grow exponentially like those math problems I couldn’t do in college.

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The weekend was great and really cemented the friendships I’ve had since college and saw the beginning of new ones that I hope to help grow further.


PS if you’d like a non-inappropriate laugh we watched this short video approximately 73 times and laughed while drunk, tipsy, and sober.

I actually just watched it again. And laughed. Ha, so good! YASS!