I’m almost outta here! Not gonna lie, I am the tiniest bit nervous. I might have brushed the dust off the salt scrub in the shower. And used it. And then a few extra swipes of deodorant. Anything I can to avoid actually smelling as nervous as I am feeling.
I know it’s going to be a great time, though. I am taking Colleen with me and if anyone can help me out of a potential social faux pas, it’s her. Like the time she took me to a spouse’s meeting, sort of a military social club, for the first time. I didn’t know a person in the room and upon my entrance, I noticed the hostess’ dog had an enormous belly. Like a tick that was filled to bursting. I couldn’t stop the words from tumbling out, “Wow! Look at the tummy on that dog!” And she replied, “Actually, it’s fluid. My dog has congestive heart failure.”
Enter crickets. Colleen said something witty and after that, I can’t remember much.
Once the initial greetings with the Pioneer Woman have passed, I know it’s going to be all fun. I mean, if PW is anything like she is on her site, I am going to be laughing so hard I’ll be wishing I’d brought a spare… it’s definitely gonna be a good day.
And did I mention she’s actually cooking for us? Dahuuuude, I am going to be strappin’ on that feed bag, fo’ sho’. This is a once in a lifetime deal! She might even put something up on her site about the crazies she actually invited to her place… so check it out for a giggle and if you see me and Colleen (or a part of us) give us a shout out over there!
Ah Stefanie – You are going to have a BLAST!!! Can’t wait to read the antics!
Ahhh i’m so jealous!!! If only I was a short drive away instead of thousands of miles!
I said 2 extra pair… sheesh!
CANNOT wait to hear all about the fun you got yo’selves into. And gain about 5 for me, woudja?
will have my cell strapped to my hip today… remember, not available from 4-5:30ish. Remind C she promised to snap a pic if you drool!
love you girls… Work-it Out.(snicker)
ok, cracking up over here…”dahuude” and “fo’ sho'” are just hilarious…
Oh, you’re going to have an awesome time! I just started reading her blog and I’m totally hooked. She just broke up with James for good – and I CAN’T STOP READING IT!
Can’t wait to hear all about it!
I think I’m going to be watching this as closely as I watched and read about your China trips. Have a GREAT time, and take lots of pics. I’m pretty sure both will come easily. 🙂
Oh.. man.. I so jealouS!
Have fun.. can’t wait for the updates!
Woo-hoooooo!!! Have fun, girly! I wish I was going with you to chum it up with the PW. Too much fun. 🙂
Just checked PW–I see you! Looks like fun is being had by all. Can’t wait to hear the details 🙂
i can’t wait for your return!!!!
go have fun girl
OK>>>YOU ARE GONE SO I AM EMAILING REE….
OK, this is really weird. I read both of those blogs, and I was so jealous when I read about the contest on Bakerella’s sight and new that I was too far away to enter. Then for one of the winners to be you, someone I know, and someone else’s blog I keep up with…it’s just too weird. Such a small world. I know you are going to have a blast!!!!!!!!!! Can’t wait to hear all about it. Julie Kinsler
How FUN!! Can’t wait to hear all about it! 🙂 Enjoy the “Mommy Day” away!!!
Spruce Hill says
Well it looks like you all had a great time! How cool was it, and you are right there on her blog!
Trying Traditional says
ou have a beautiful website and a gorgeous family!
I linked to you from PW as I am an adoptive parent as well. We came home with twin girls in Dec 06 from Vietnam to add to our 2 bio girls at home. All girls….so far 🙂 I am going to read more and click on your links. I turned 30 monday so China is now an option for us!
The Wanderers' Daughter says
Stefanie, I just saw you on her blog…what fun!! I love Ree. You must have had a blast!!
Wow! It looks like ya’ll had a lot of fun with Ree. I just took a look at your beautiful family on your blog and read some of your posts. Thanks for telling it like it is. Special Needs Adoption is a very special blessing.
Lisa-Jo Baker says
You’re FAMOUS!! Loved seeing your pics on Pioneer Woman’s site! Neat-o. Or maybe, I should say that Pioneer Woman is famous because, in all honesty, I had never heard of her till I read about her blog on your site. Which brings us back to, “You’re Famous!”
Glad you could have such a great getaway day!
I found your blog through PW’s site. I’m so JEALOUS! LOL! I want to go and stay at the ranch SO BAD! I think Ree is HILARIOUS, and I want to see all of those wild mustangs in person!
I am really enjoying going through your blog and reading about all of your adventures.
I noticed that you lived in Illinois at one point, and that your husband is in the Air Force. Were you at Scott AFB? My husband retired from there. We are still in the area.
I tried to email you at the address listed under your contact information but it kicked it back stating “fatal errors.”
I am adding you to my blog list because I definitely want to keep reading your beautiful blog!
Hey Miss Stefanie – it was so nice to meet you and Colleen yesterday at the ranch. I posted a few pictures on my BLOG.
Love your BLOG! I’ll see if I can figure out how to put the “WOT” button my BLOG.
Jamie – aka. Starwoodgal
how exciting! lucky you.
Robin Dodd Photography says
Stephanie! I found you on Pioneer Woman. I cannot wait to check out your shirts and your blog. Have to take my daughter to acting class! I am an adoptive mom also. We brought our girls home from Ghana in September! Later tater,
My jaw just dropped…I was off the blog circuit for a few days, went to see Ree's latest, was scrolling down the pics and stopped dead. That's Stefanie–I know her! OHMYGOODNESS! Stefanie's at The Ranch with Ree & Bakerella!
I'm so very tickled for you, that you got to go and have a fun day just for you. I hope you had a blast! Now, I'm off to finish Ree's post.