Virtual GNO - I'm Sassy Sue!

It's here. It's really here. Summer vacation. The last day of school was Wednesday and my girls are already bored. GEEZ! I've compiled a list of things to do. I've bought snacks and offered to put up a tent in the backyard, just something out of the ordinary to get the summer fun going. But what do I hear? "I'm bored". Ugh. Transitions aren't easy. I think I'll runaway to the tent!
You know what I need? A Virtual Girls Night Out!

New to the party? Welcome! The original Virtual GNO is a blog-hopping party that began in the summer of 2008 when I couldn't get a sitter and was in desperate need for time away from my children and some adult conversation. I did the next best thing and turned to my blog friends. At least I can "get out" in my imagination.

To join the blog-hopping fun, check out my VGNO post then sign the Mr. Linky guest book with your name and blog link. Visit fellow bloggers that have signed in. It's a party so at a party you mingle, right? Go blog-hopping! I want everyone to connect. That's what it's all about.

Time To Sing!

Oh man, this movie came out in 1978. All summer long I begged my mom to take me to this movie again and again and again. I had the soundtrack and acted out the parts. I was obsessed. (And my mom was concerned. Think about it. A sweet girl changes her ways to become a bad girl to attract the guy. NOT GOOD! But I didn't care about that stuff. I just loved the music. Ah youth.)

Grease - "We Go Together"

No matter what, if this movie comes on, I'll watch it. Love it!

Time For A Cocktail

Pink Lady (Are you surprised? Nope ;-> )
1/2 Shot White Rum
1 Shot De Kuyper Crème De Cassis
Top up Orange Juice
1/2 Shot Lemon Juice
Directions:Shake ingredients together in a cocktail shaker. Strain into a highball glass half filled with cubed ice. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

Ooooohhh I can't remember what Cassis tastes like but I can't wait to find out :-> This sounds like something yummy to sip while I'm hiding in the backyard tent singing to the Grease soundtrack. I'm sure my neighbors won't mind ;->

And The Winner Is...

We had such a great giveaway last week. Erin from Giant Fortune Cookies & Fancy Fortune Cookies wanted to share a $50 gift certificate with one lucky VGNO guest and that guest is...

Kristen from All In A Mom's Life! Congratulations and Enjoy!

There will be another wonderful giveaway at next weeks VGNO. Yeah!!!

Time For A Party Game

"If I Were A Pink Lady..."

Let's get our Pink Lady jackets and sew on our new names. My name starts with an 'A' so my Pink Lady name is Sassy Sue. Follow the chart to find your Pink Lady name.

A - D = Sassy Sue
E - H = Blogger Babe
I - L = Smokin' Molly
M - P = Naughty Nancy
Q - T = Hot Rod Helen
U - Z = Greased Lightning Gertie

Now let's go hang out and the Frosty Palace and split a chocolate malt. (Who's bringing the flask? ;-> )

Alright, go have fun! Sign in with Mr. Linky. If Mr. Linky isn't working please leave your blog link in the comments section below to join the Virtual GNO. Visit those that sign-in. It's a party so go mingle. Go blog-hopping! That's what it's all about. Share this party with your blog friends, post A LINK to the Virtual GNO on your blog and have them join us. Send our party into Twitter world. (#VGNO) Leave your Twitter ID in the comments section. The more the merrier! I want everyone to connect. That's what it's all about.

**My silly Lily helped do a video review of Groovy City Music. This girl makes me laugh! Come visit Ann Again... and again Reviews



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  1. Naughty Nancy? Dare I say I am more like Olivia Newton John. Oh Well. Have a great VGNO! It looks like Mr. Linky is working, but just in case you can find me here:

  2. Now I am going to be singing that song all night and bugging Hubby as to when we can watch that movie! I LOVE Grease. :) I am Greased Lightning Gertie. Happy VGNO!!

  3. Hi, Hot Rod Helen here.
    Love the song!
    I'm glad to be back after a few weeks off with other crazy things to do. I missed you gals!

  4. I'm Smokin' Molly. I guess I get to be the bad girl tonight.
    My twitter id is UzzieMom

  5. Summer vacation is here too. First day. WOOWOOOO!!!! I am ready for a virtual party.


  6. Yeah I'm Blogger Babe but I read it as Booger Babe. EWEEWWW. REALLY Need to get my glasses fixed.

  7. We are heading to visit the grandparents and enjoy some time at the beach so I'll only be able to visit a few blogs tonight. (unless I can figure out how to blackberry my way through tonight's VGNO!)

  8. I'm Smokin' Molly...still can't believe our moms let us watch this movie, bad boys, smoking, drinking & teen pregnancy. I guess in 3rd grade, I just loved the song & dance numbers! Still debating showing it to my 8 yr old, maybe with the miracle of DVD I can jump to the fun parts & skip the ackward discussions!

    check me out on Twitter too: JulieChats

  9. I'm always flask-ready for events like these! ;)

  10. Ann!!! Grease is one of my ABSOLUTE favorite movies EVER! Any time it comes on, no matter how much I've missed, I'll drop everything to watch it to the end. (Can you believe it's freaking 31 years old already! SIGH!!)
    Loving my pink lady name: Hot Rod Helen. AKA "the best dancer from St. Bernadette's... with the worst reputation!" ;)
    (Um, not really, but that always sounded so cool!)
    Happy Friday! Happy GNO!

  11. I would be glad to share a chocolate malt! But I have a confession- I had a HOT FUDGE CAKE today, so...maybe I had better stick with popcorn for the night! ( see my post)
    HAPPY VGNO!!!!!!

  12. OOPS I forgot--- Im "Sassy Sue" !!!

  13. I'm Sassy Sue, yummm a malt.
    Happy VGNO!

  14. Hey there Sassy Sue--I'm Smokin' Molly....can I run away to the tent with you? ugh. At least I've got a happy song to listen to....rama-lama-lama....lol....happy VGNO and I'm going to slip back over to the party later....baby's crying and kids are arguing....fun, fun.

  15. Yay! I love winning! I am so excited. Thanks!

  16. Woo Hoo...it's Sassy Sue! I have one week left...then summer is really here! Kids get bored way too fast these days. Hope all is well...

    P.S. I thought this would be the perfect place to launch my new blog! I need a VGNO!

  17. Hey I'm Sassy Sue -- I love Grease -- I watched it last night. Happy VGNO -- Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

  18. Summer lovin', had me a blast.... summer lovin' happened so faaaaast...

    Oops, sorry, was steeped in memories for a moment there!

    When you think about the message that movie sent it's horrifying, isn't it? Good girl turns bad, Rizzo thinks she's knocked up, Frenchie can't even pass beauty school. Ah, those were the days.

    Justine :o )

  19. Hot Rod Helen! growing up (and even now) people sing me the song "Look a me I'm Sandra D"! love that movie. hope you have a wonderful weekend!!! love your name..lol!!! happy vgno :)

  20. Smokin' Kristen posted! http://allinamomslife.blogspot.com/2009/06/vgno-smokin-kristen-is-winner.html

  21. I am Blogger Babe or, with official name, I am Smokin' Molly.

    Thanks for another party nite! Glad to see Mr. Linky is back.

    Grease is an all time favorite. I watch it every time I see it on .

  22. Stopping by for VGNO! Have a great weekend!


  23. Opps, forgot FCR.


  24. Happy VGNO from another Sassy Sue! Check out flylady.net and look for Campgonnawannafly, she has some great ideas to entertain the kids! Have a great weekend =)

  25. I do hope that Linky is behaving, Naught Nancy, checking in. :)

    I love the Grease Theme. I didn't get ot see it until Summer of 1983 I think, I was in Girl Guides. It might have been later then that.

  26. I'm Hot Rod Helen! This is completely appropriate since I had a minor little accident about 30 minutes ago. I wrote a post about it--at least something good came of it! Gotta love that "glass half full" mentality!

    Ann--is there room in that tent for one more? I'll bring the alcohol--Pink Ladies need to stick together.

  27. I am so jealous that you are already on vacation!

    Still a week and a half to go here...

  28. We have one more week until school is out...seems to go on forever! Love the song you shared...good memories!!

  29. Bored already? Dear oh dear. They could always pop downunder and be reminded of winter?

  30. This is such a great idea, Ann... I love it! ;0)

    Necessity is the mother of invention... look at what the need for little adult conversation sparked!

  31. wooooowhoooo Grease I love it. OH John was hot in his day OH YA. I'd do him. well not now I'm married but back when oh YES...

  32. I have the Grease soundtrack and I love it. It always makes me want to dance.

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  35. I've missed all of you girls for these Friday nights out.

    I like that super moisture butter creme!

  36. I tweeted! http://twitter.com/a49erfangirl/status/2247122174


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