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The Bachelorette

by Meghann on January 29, 2012

Last night began like this


And ended like this.


With a little of this thrown in. πŸ˜‰


We gave Ashley a list of tasks she had to complete throughout the weekend including: earning a free round of shots for the entire bride’s entourage (check!), taking a photo with a shirtless guy (check!), collecting 5 stranger’s phone numbers (check!), and several other less-than-PG tasks that remain undocumented (several checks!). Ashley rocked it!

The task list was just one of several bachelorette related games we played through the weekend. Another favorite was the underwear game.


Each girl was asked to bring a pair of clean and unused panties for the bride-to-be that represented that girl’s personality. The bride-to-be then had to pick which girl brought which panties. For every wrong pick, she had to take a shot.


Can you guess which ones were mine? *hint* Ashley guessed wrong! πŸ˜‰

We took the party from the beach to downtown St. Petersburg last night. I love downtown St. Pete. It has a great small town downtown vibe with plenty of cute bars and great places to eat.


Our pick for the night? The Moon Under Water. They had a great eclectic menu of British pub food that covers everything from fish and chips to curry.


Kelly and I both ordered the curry wrap special – spinach, potato, and paneer curry all wrapped up in a garlic naan ‘wrap.’ It was good, but I wish the wrap had been more filling than bread.


Bar hopping time!


Gotta love bar hopping in downtown St. Pete! There were no dress codes, no cover, and everyone was so laid back. We ran into a couple of other bachelorette parties, danced and sang to embarrassing 80s music, and kept Ashley wee hydrated as she crossed off all of her tasks in record time.


Bachelorette party success!


We started early and crashed early. A bachelorette party that’s in bed before 1:00am? Yep – that was us. Fine by me, I’m an old lady who likes her sleep.

Well, who likes to sleep early. I’m also an old lady who has a very annoying internal alarm clock that doesn’t let me sleep past 7:30am – what’s up with that? I think it’s the runner in me. My inner-runner knew the weather was perfect for a beach run and that I would regret it if I didn’t get at least a few miles in on the sand.


The weather was amazing (in the low 50s), the skies were clear, and the sand was packed hard and stiff (TWSS) – ideal beach running conditions! I ran 3 miles in 25 minutes and felt great.

I thought the other girls would be up by the time I came back. Nope. I ended up running, showering, packing, and eating my breakfast before the majority of the other girls started to stir. Man, I’m an annoying morning person.

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Sadly, all good things must come to an end. I gave the bride-to-be a big hug and headed home after breakfast.

Only 20 more days and she won’t be a bride-to-be anymore. Ahhhh!!!!

Let the countdown begin!!

1 Army Amy* January 29, 2012 at 12:38 pm

Looks like a fantastic bachelorette weekend!*
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2 Jordan@almondjay January 29, 2012 at 12:38 pm

looks like you had a great night! I am totally the same way, in bed early out of bed before 7, running 5 miles before getting to work πŸ™‚
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3 Lindsay @ Running the Windy City January 29, 2012 at 1:26 pm

Looks like a great time! I know what you mean about getting up early though, it’s really sad when “sleeping in” means 7:30!
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4 Caroline January 29, 2012 at 1:57 pm

It looks like you all had a fantastic time celebrating!
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5 Sneakers2sandals January 29, 2012 at 2:03 pm

That’s totally me! Always the first up in these situations. Good job running after a Bach party. That’s impressive.
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6 Katie @ Peace Love and Oats January 29, 2012 at 2:13 pm

Looks like a lot of fun!!! Haha and I’m one of those annoying morning people too.
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7 ~Jessica~ January 29, 2012 at 2:14 pm

What an amazing time!

I’m guessing that the Party Girl underwear is yours, probably because you seem to be the life and soul of every party.

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8 Erin @ Girl Gone Veggie January 29, 2012 at 2:15 pm

What an awesome bachelorette party!! So glad you had so much fun!
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9 Angela @ Happy Fit Mama January 29, 2012 at 2:42 pm

I’m the same way when it comes to the morning. I’m always up first. I got it from my dad. His saying while we were growing up was “The day is half over at 8 a.m.” At least you accomplished a lot!
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10 Britt @ Run with Britt January 29, 2012 at 2:49 pm

Wow, that’s crazy that she is getting married in 20 days! It looks like y’all threw her an awesome bachelorette party. There’s truly nothing better than celebrating such a important part in someone’s life than spending it with the people you care about the most.
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11 Joss January 29, 2012 at 2:49 pm

Looks like you had tons of fun πŸ˜€ I am also an annoying morning person! I love my sleep though and go to bed veryyy early, so am up early too! πŸ˜€
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12 Julianna @ Julianna Bananna January 29, 2012 at 3:01 pm

looks like a super fun bachelorette party!! i am always up earlier than most, too, except when i’ve had an exhausting week and my body lets me recharge.

13 Courtney January 29, 2012 at 3:15 pm

How fun! and I am a total morning person, too πŸ™‚
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14 Corey @ Learning Patience January 29, 2012 at 3:36 pm

Sounds like a super fun evening! I too can’t sleep past 7:30 either….oh well – I just see it as more time to get everything done during the day! πŸ™‚

xoxo from Trinidad
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15 Lisa (bakebikeblog) January 29, 2012 at 3:38 pm

what a fun weekend indeed!
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16 Liz @ Tip Top Shape January 29, 2012 at 3:44 pm

Looks like such a fun bachelorette party! I love the idea of having a fun little checklist for the bachelorette!
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17 chelsey @ clean eating chelsey January 29, 2012 at 5:49 pm

I’m guessing the “pink” ones are yours! Mainly because they’re the ones I like the most out of the choices! haha!

I’m an annoying morning person as well – I can’t help it!
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18 Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife January 29, 2012 at 5:55 pm

Sounds like it was a fun time!! such cute shirts!
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19 MrsSwan January 29, 2012 at 6:16 pm

Love your posts! Like we were there with you!.

20 Kristi January 29, 2012 at 6:46 pm

I ate at that restaurant before my friend’s wedding in February. It did have a great atmosphere!

21 Michelle @ A Healthy Mrs January 29, 2012 at 7:32 pm

Sounds like a fun night! Love the shirts!
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22 Reenie January 29, 2012 at 11:14 pm

My guess is the pair on the far right ~ the black and grey ones =)

23 Emily January 30, 2012 at 11:06 am

Looks like you ladies had tons of fun! πŸ™‚
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