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Virtual GNO - Full Moon Edition

Oh yeah baby! The full moon will be here on Monday. I love it. You never know what kind of craziness will happen. And with next Friday being the 13th I think we're in for quite a week. Hold on to your hats!

This is a Virtual Girls Night Out (boys welcome too :-> ), a social evening without having to get out of our cozy pajamas. We are here to blog-hop and play. The Virtual GNO is a way of meeting up with bloggers you know, and make some new friends as well. So sign Mr. Linky below and join in the fun!

Time For Some Music!

To go along with my give-away this week from "He's Just Not That Into You" here's another great song from the soundtrack.

Tristan Prettyman "Madly"



The movie comes out today. If you see it, let me know what'cha think. I know I'll see it but I'm focusing on seeing all of the Oscar nominated movies first. Guitar Guy and I try to see them all but we usually only make it to two. Life with young kids, right?

And that leads me to...

Time For A Cocktail!

Chocolate Full Moon
Ingredients:
2 Shots Tequila
1 Shot De Kuyper Crème De Cacao
1 Shot Cream

Method:
Pour all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with chocolate shaving if desired.

That will do it for me!!! My sister is allergic to chocolate (can you imagine?!) so if you needed to switch the Creme De Cacao with Amaretto that might be good too!


Time For A Party Game!

The Mighty Four:

*Four places I go over and over:
1. Fred Meyer
2. Target
3. Trader Joe's
4. (My van)

*Four places I would rather be:
1. Calistoga, CA
2. Calistoga, CA
3. Calistoga, CA
4. Calistoga, CA (Oh... the wine tasting... the gorgeous hills... the wine tasting)

*Four things I wish I could eat everyday (calories be damned!)
1. Cheesecake
2. Coconut Ice Cream
3. Fettucine Alfredo
4. Huge Taco Salad. I'm talking huge.

Your turn! I can't wait to see your answers.

OK now, have fun at our Virtual GNO. Sign Mr. Linky to join the Virtual GNO. Visit those that sign-in! Go blog-hopping! And I would love to meet your blog friends. Post our party on your blog and hopefully they will join us:-> Have fun!




If you would like to meet more great people head over to Beautiful! Fabulous! My contribution today, "Picking My Seat". I would love to see you there!!!

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27 comments:

  1. OMG not only did I finally make it to the party- I'm early!!!!!!!

    Let's start pounding. :)

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  2. Happy VGNO. I love Calistoga too. Have you ever had a mud bath there? Good wine and good mud! LOL!

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  3. Yeah, I'm in. This box was totally different. I'll see you later on tonight.

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  4. MMMMM.... chocolate!!!!
    Can you believe I've never made it out to wine country!! (Right???) I sooo want to do Napa/Sonoma but we aren't doing as much as leaving the house anytime in the next decade. :( Except to go to Target and Trader Joes, which are right next to each other, thank god, and on my list too!
    Happy GNO! Promise to do lots of mingling!

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  5. HA!

    I'm lucky number 13!!

    In yo face!

    *Four places I go over and over:
    1. Starbucks
    2. Mobil
    3. Albertsons
    4. School

    *Four places I would rather be:
    1. East Haven,Connecticut with my hubby
    2. Las Vegas
    3. Hawaii
    4. Bed (soon, very soon)

    *Four things I wish I could eat everyday (calories be damned!)
    1. Honey mustard pretzels
    2. Teriyaki Chicken (Hawaiian style)
    3. Salad (But like, salad bar kind of salad. That I don't have to prepare)
    4. Good pizza

    I can't get my sound to work and my live in computer guy is out of town. So I can't listen to your music. And I have a bunch of 8 year olds coming over in a couple hours so I can't drink your chocolate cocktail. I'm a party animal.

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  6. You ARE Beautiful..and fabulous... :) Great piece btw. I've just joined on as a contributing writer. Looking forward to it!!

    So, I'm ready to par-tay tonight. I'm also glad to see you on my second home, Twitter.

    What's the drink of the evening? I'm sort of in the mood for a Mudslide....

    BTW...we've got some big prizes rolling in for the National Girls Night out party (Feb 16th on Twitter). Stop on by and check out the growing list...

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  7. Happy almost-full moon Friday! That drinks sounds yuuummmy! I'm here in my pj's (a lil early) and plan on writing some bloggy stuff. I want to see that movie. Great giveaway, too, Ann! :)

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  8. Mmmm. Those drinks sound yummy. To bad I am still at work.

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  9. So JAM is so awesome and has these virtual purses we choose for VGNO and dresses, so as of now I will try to provide some giveaways on Friday for you all. I put in a word for you Ann so you will have to go back and check it out! And JAM thanks for the idea! I will be checking all you gals sites later tonight, can't wait!

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  10. How is it that my 4 are the same as your for less the van ~ I have a SUV. Damned ~ why did I move back to the east???!!!

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  11. I finally made it! I got a new "do" just for the occasion. Check out my profile pic.. I made a video (first time) with my new webcam... I might get brave enough to post it!

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  12. Thanks for the invite Ann! What a great thing you've got going here! I've never had the chance to participate in one of these:)

    I'd love to follow you on twitter, what is your screen name?

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  13. Two shots of tequilla huh? Sounds fantastic!

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  14. Coconut ice cream sounds SOOOOO GOOD!

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  15. Finally, I remembered to join you!

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  16. Oh, Ann, I'm not so sure about tequila and creme de cocao. I think I'll stick with my boring white wine. But I'm looking forward to the party!

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  17. Thanks Ann for the invite! And thanks for stopping by my site! Amazing site you have here! I am new.... so advice... criticism... I will take it all! Thanks... Jenn

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  19. *Four places I go over and over:
    1. Crazy
    2. Seriously crazy
    3. Trader Joe's
    4. Kids school

    *Four places I would rather be:
    1. Madrid
    2. In bed
    3. In a spa
    4. Taking photos somewhere beautiful

    *Four things I wish I could eat everyday (calories be damned!)
    1. Cookie dough
    2. Bacon
    3. Deep dish Chicago pizza
    4. All deserts


    Ah...I enjoyed dreaming for a few minutes!

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  20. Gotta go look for the cream.....the drink looks good! Have a great weekend! I'll put my mighty 4 in my blog!

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  21. This looks so fun! Do you do this every week? I want to play next time. :)

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  22. Hi Ann
    Where do you get your drink recipes? Choc. full moon sounds yummy.

    I am the goober who talks politics at parties. Did you know you can go to Stimulus Watch and see what kind of dough your city is in line for when the bill passes? Portland is up for $300 million in projects ... kind of makes you wonder what's the point of your local tax money, doesn't it??

    Having fun blog hopping ....:)

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  23. I would live on cheesecake if I could!! AND oh how I miss me some wine tasting!!

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  24. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I had a blast and I cant wait for the next GNO

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  25. I'm a little late for the GNO.....but I'm trying the cocktail. Sound delicious.

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