Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Vegas or Bust......a Hip!

 Forty is fast approaching and my friends and I are possibly planning a 40th Birthday Bash in LAS VEGAS!
This year and into the next, most of my friends just turned 40 or will turn 40 sometime in the next 6 months or so.  We have decided it might be fun to plan a group trip to Vegas to celebrate all of our 40th Birthdays! It would be me and The Husband, My friends Sassy and her husband Dbag, LaLa and her man DF,  Baby C and maybe a few others.  Let me give you a quick run down of my Cohorts.

Sassy -  She's a great friend that I have known since 7th grade. I love her and wouldn't trade her for the world.  However, She is most likely to take over planning the whole trip, change everything we first decide on and make everyone pay an extra $1000 to upgrade our rooms and see an All Gay Cirque Du Soleil.

DBag- Sassy's husband who we affectionately call Dbag because his name begins with D and sometimes he kinda acts like a D-Bag.   He's not much of a drinker so he is most likely to think everything we do is stupid and spend the entire trip at a casino playing black jack by himself.  That's the way he likes it!

LaLa - She is a friend from high school that I recently reconnected with. Funny and a blast to hang with.
DF - He is also a friend from high school that I recently reconnected with. Kind hearted but kinda a Douche!
They recently reconnected in another way if you know what I mean.....Wink ; )
They will most likely party with us and be good for a lot of laughs but constantly leave us to go do the Dirty Twirl!

Baby C - A Great friend that I have know since 2nd grade.  She is very sweet and fun.
She is most likely to get way too drunk, fall or vomit and Sassy and I will have to make sure no one kidnaps her, slips her a roofie, dirty dances her to death and/or dance floor ass rapes her.  

The Husband - Great guy, fun to party with, great dancer, loves to gamble.
He is most likely to either make my 40th Birthday wonderful and fun, where we will dine and dance and play in the casino, see a show, etc.....OR the more accurate account would be.....He will stay drunk, act obnoxious, gamble by himself or with DBag, not want to go to dinner or any shows and piss me off the entire time!

This is but a glimpse into the personalities and actions of my Vegas compadres.  I couldn't ask for a better group of people to Party it up Hangover style with .......................

We need a few more people and we could do it Oceans 11 style!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Holiday Fun for NO ONE!

Ah the Holidays, the season is upon us yet again.  Let me start by saying I love when summer turns to fall, also I love when Fall turns to Winter then Winter turns to Spring and Spring turns to Summer.  I really do love all the seasons! OK, back to my point....I love this time of year, when the leaves turn, and there's a chill in the air, all the great fall vegetables are out, there's plump pumpkins everywhere, you make comfort food like stew or chili and sit in front of the fire. First it's Halloween, then Thanksgiving, then Christmas! It's a great time of year, everything seems wonderful, people are a little more friendly and charitable especially at Christmas, except one person!

That's right, it's THE Husband! OMG! He is the worst! Now, I don't ask for much, but I do love to decorate our house with Fall decorations and scary Halloween stuff for our yard and in Fall colors for Thanksgiving and then of course Christmas is the greatest for decorating.  The tree, the lights on the house, garlands, stockings on the fire place, etc...But it seems like the Husband always tries to rain on my parade or pee in my post toasties or really just piss me the fuck off.  Again, I don't ask for much and this is just a simple pleasure for me.  I like to decorate for the Holidays! It's makes me happy. So, there I am pulling down my Fall table cloths and yelling "Honey, can you please get the Halloween decorations for me?" I only ask The Husband because he has buried all my cool ass decorations way back in a storage area in the back of one of our closets.  So, It's possible when I asked him it was more like "God Damn it, get my Halloween decorations out of that mess you THINK you organized in this closet"  I can't remember which one I said. Which he replies usually with some kind of grumble or sigh.  Really? Just get it!  Anyway, so I start putting things out and decorating, again with a smile on my face and a song in my heart, simple pleasure you know? Then It starts, usually I'll hear something like " I hope you know I'm not helping you with any of that"  I think to myself - No Shit! Do you ever? - next I hear something like "Why do you put all this crap everywhere, you just have to take it all down?"  I say something along the lines of " why do you put on underwear, you're just gonna have to take them off again?" That might not be a great analogy for him, he may think - Hmmm, You're right! Henceforth, No underwear!
I swear, seriously every year we go through this. So Halloween comes and we usually have a small get together with family and friends. I make all kinds of cool Halloween Treats which he also must sneer or wrinkle his face up at, but of course eats and enjoys. By the end of the night The Husbands like "OK, we need to put all this away"  WE huh?  Yeah OK!

Next is Thanksgiving, he's usually fine because it's mostly stuff that is already out for Fall and a few table cloths, Plus he likes all the food so he keeps his snarky ass comments to himself.

Now Comes Christmas, I definitely decorate for Christmas and although the husband grumbles and sighs about it the whole time.  He will put up our Christmas lights BUT he only does it EVERY OTHER year! He thinks that's a good deal...He's no Clark Griswold, I'll tell ya that! I'm living with a real live Ebenezer Scrooge! So, this year I'm just going to hire someone to put up Christmas lights - A. So I don't have to hear his mouth and 3. So I don't have to try to remember if this is the year we get lights on the house or not! The best part is the day after Christmas, he immediately starts ripping everything down and putting the tree away.  Traditionally, most families wait until after New Years Day to take down the Christmas decorations. Nope, Not at Ebenezer's house! It's December 26th! OR If, you're like my friend Sassy's Mom, you take down your tree at Easter!
  He grumbles about the decorations, who I'm buying presents for, if he has to get up early to go see family, basically anything there is to bitch about, he will!  Although, he does love all the presents under the tree and all the holiday food. He may grumble and sigh about everything leading up to the Holiday, but deep down I know he really likes it all and enjoys it. It just wouldn't be the Holiday season if he didn't try and make my life a living Hell!

Love YA Honey! Now, Get My decorations out of the Closet!!
Seriously, get them!