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Virtual Girls Night Out - Say My Name, Say My Name


So my 11 yr. old tells me she wants to be called something else.  She says she doesn't feel like a 'Lily'.  She wants to be called Rachel.  Hmmm.  When I was young I remember my pretend name be Marcia.  I had a very good reason for this because I lo-o-o-oved "The Brady Bunch" and Marcia was, well, you know, fantastic.  But my daughter doesn't have a Rachel in her real, or t.v., life.  What is up with this?!?  How about a little Virtual Girls Night Out then I'll get down to investigating. 

*The Virtual Girls Night Out is for those that don't have a chance to get out of the house but still want to "hang with their friends". So, make yourself a cocktail, put on something cozy and have fun. Leave a comment to let us know you stopped by. We'll visit your blog and say "Happy VGNO!"*

Time For Some Tunes! 

Brandi Carlile "Dying Day"


If I could sing, I mean really sing, I would want to sound like Brandi Carlile.  *sigh* 


Time For A Cocktail!

Today is Epiphany (also The Twelve Day of Christmas) hence this recipe;

Epiphany 
Ingredients:
1 3/4 oz. Marker's Mark Bourbon
1/2 oz.  Creme de Mure Liquor
2 oz.     Pressed Apple Juice
Directions:
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled glass.

I'm confused what bourbon has to do with Epiphany.  But I'll give it a try ;->


Time For A Question!

With my daughter wanting to go by the name of 'Rachel' now, and my memory flash of wanting to be called Marcia, I was wondering if others went through this phase?  How old were you?  And what name did you choose for yourself?


Have fun at our Friday night Virtual Girls Night Out friends!  Cheers!!!




























































































































































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