My Alpine Home

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!

Ask any girl (no matter how old) what she wants to do and more than likely you’ll hear, “I just wanna have fun”.

That’s exactly what me and three friends will be doing this coming week.

A few months ago one of my dear friends (we have been friends since 6th grade) lost her husband.  I told her that I was going to take her on a trip.

Now came the hard part, I wanted four of us to go so who else would I ask?  I have so many friends and sisters that I knew would be so much fun.

One day I was with two of my friends, Ann and Peggy.  Just out of the blue Ann said, “We need to go on a girls trip”, Peggy agreed.  I couldn’t believe what I was hearing.  Was this meant to be or what?  I told them that I was taking Joyce on a trip and if they wanted to come that would be awesome.  Seriously, I never dreamed that either one would really go.

But here we are, the FAB FOUR.  lol!  Don’t know how fab we are, but we definitely know how to have fun.  Joyce, Ann, me, and Peggy.

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Idaho is a bit of rural heaven.

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We stopped off at a Thrift Store where I scored a vintage video camera.

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We wanted to go here because we could see all kinds of fun stuff inside.  But alas, it was closed.

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We stopped off for a restroom break and of course we had to buy a ‘lotto’ ticket.

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So there you have it, day 1 of our ‘Girls Gone Wild’ road trip.

Tomorrow’s destination Sisters, OR

Hugs,

Jann

I will be sharing with:

Two Bears Farm for Rural Thursday

Barn Charm

33 comments:

Lynn @ UpCountry Olio said...

You are singing my song girl! ...and you four are a fab as it get! Enjoy your trip and let us know what you find in Sisters...


Lynn

Chenille Cottage said...

Oh, my goodness, Jann! I had a feeling you were headed to the Sisters Quilt Show! How I wish I could go this year, but, wouldn't you know...We have a family wedding to go to that is far away! You girls are going to have soooo much fun!!!

If you can, be sure to visit my favorite quilt shop in Bend. It's called "Sew Many Quilts" (They were chosen as one of BH&G's Top Ten Quilt Shops a few years ago)...and, it's out of this world for samples and delightful inspirations! The shop carrys one of the patterns that I designed called the "Button-Bonnet Apron". It's a child's prairie bonnet/egg gathering apron. I haven't introduced it to my blog because I want to introduce it as a pdf pattern. I am still in the process of getting it ready.

Have you been to Sisters in the past for the quilt show? Do you like licorice ice cream? Will you be popping in somewhere for coffee? Funny questions, I know, but if you want any suggestions...I can make a few recommendations.

Well, I have chattered long enough...and, afterall, you're on a holiday with your gal pals!

Have a fun, safe and uplifting time, my sweet friend!
Blessings,
Carolynn xo

Thank you for you delightful comments on my blog, Jann! They mean so much!

pembrokeshire lass said...

Can I come too....? you girls look as if you are having such fun!! It's good when you all enjoy thrifting and can have fun looking around the aladdins cave. Have fun!! Joan

Micupoftea~ said...

What fun! I have not done a girls trip...ever!You are blessed to have so many sisters and friends. What is the ultimate destination? Drive safe~

retrorevival.biz said...

Hi Jann. Realized this morning that I haven't shipped you your apron ~ my blog giveaway that you won! Please email me at Cindy@RetroRevival.Biz with your address so that I can take care of this for you:)

~Cindy

Angela said...

what a beautiful blessing for the four of you. My mom has actually done the same thing with two other friends of hers. My mom had a stroke in september and her recovery has been a long journey...it is so amazing that she has this opportunity and the love of her friends..and sure gives my 75 year old dad a little time to relax also.Lifting up prayers for your friend and her family during this time in their lives also...

GrandmaK said...

And you did have fun!!! Good for you!!! Cathy

Leslie said...

Looks like you girls are having a great time! girlfriends are the best!!!!
Happy Monday.

Creations By Cindy said...

Oh I do hope you all have a wonderful time! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

NanaDiana said...

Your "girls gone wild" trip looks like a lot of fun...and not one bra flasher among you! Guess we won't be seeing you on any of those girls gone wild TV specials (or will we?;>) Glad you are having a blast- xo Diana

allisamazing said...

How nice to be able to get away with friends. It looks like you had a fabulous time :)

Holly- Cutie Pie Cottage said...

That looks like a whole lot of blonde hair and a whole lot of fun!

Shirley Hatfield said...

{{{sigh}}} I need a vacation! I guess I will enjoy yours vicariously! =D

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

What fun you are going to have! Looking forward to more photos of your trip. I love the 2 old barn pictures.

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

What fun to get away.

My little sister and I are trying to organize one, too.

Susie said...

Jann, I had to laugh at you girls getting a lotto ticket...how vintage is that? LOL I am happy you are making time for your g.friends. We need them in our lifes. Here is a site you can check out...to see my g.son.
http://instacanv.as/korey22
This site has some photos korey has posted. Thank you for giving me your phone number in case he needed help. xoxox, Susie

Barbara F. said...

Girls' trips are always fun! Enjoy every moment of it. xo

Pamela Gordon said...

That sounds like a fun trip Jann. It's good to get away with just the girls sometimes. I'm way overdue on that one.

Dana@Mid2Mod said...

Looks like so much fun. Enjoy!

Rose L said...

I envy you. Have fun times!

Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

Jann, I am so sorry that your friend lost her husband. I'm sure she feels devastated. What a good friend you are to do this trip for her. Being with friends is probably going to do her a world of good. You all look like a giggly group of best friends and that is great! I look forward to "the rest of the story". ----------- Shannon

Anonymous said...

Glad you're having fun. Continue to have more fun and be safe.
Jeanne

Shasta @InTheOldRoad said...

Looks like a fun trip but then again, aren't all girls trips fun? Love the pictures.

Shasta @InTheOldRoad

Kelley Highway said...

What a BLAST! Keep the photo-journaling coming from this FUN, gals!

Debbie said...

oh this sounds so fun!!

be sure to get "tee-shirts"!!!

Nancy Claeys said...

How nice of you to think of your friend, who I'm sure is enjoying the distraction with lovely people.

Thanks for sharing at Rural Thursdays this week. xo

bailey-road.com said...

Looks like fun!

Linda said...

What a fun trip - and you managed to squeeze in a barn photo too! Sounds like my kind of day!

Jan n Jer said...

sounds like you gals had a blast...nice pics

Beth said...

you & the girls has a real ball. glad to see so many views of Idaho. fun! glad you linked up at barn charm. nice to meet you, i'm Beth from VA. (:

Tanya said...

looks like a fun time!

EG CameraGirl said...

What a great way to enjoy each other's company!

Tricia Hays said...

It's time for a road trip for me, too... definitely!

Great barn finds, love the ol rusted roof!

Thanks so much for joining in & linking up to this week's Barn Charm =)