September 5, 2012 § 3 Comments
This Labour Day weekend, some of my best friends and I celebrated the remaining single days of our good friend Julia with a cottage bachelorette weekend! I flew to Toronto on Friday and met up with Sarah and Karen to drive up there together.
Unfortunately, we managed to lock our car keys in the trunk and the trunk release button inside the car was broken. Luckily, this very nice Thrifty man came to help us and wait with us for an hour until they could send someone to save us. I don’t think he was too upset about hanging out with some pre-bachelorette party girls for that long.
We missed all the traffic and got to the cottage just in time for tacos and to see Julia open her obligatory embarrassing bachelorette gift from her cousin.
Slutty lingerie? Check. Gaudy “Bachelorette” wine glass? Check!
The weather was lovely all weekend. Not too hot, not too cold. We managed to get in a good amount of sunshine time on the dock and in the yard. Is Sarah naked here? Only we will ever really know.
We also got in a lot of cardio, thanks to the 800 stairs down the hill to the water!
What a pretty bride-to-be!
Canadian reading and Karen’s gimp. (Remember gimp bracelets, girls?)
There was kitchen dancing.
And Jana’s famous Magic Juice.
And best of all, lots of lady friend times in the sun.
Together, we helped Julia choose the music for her ceremony. By the way, it’s going to be AWESOME.
Dock pilates, for some reason.
The last night there, we had the best dance party in ages, all of us outfitted in vintage gowns by Sarah Curtis. Those photos won’t make the internet, so you’ll just have to use your imagination. Karen was very excited about the pile of silky gowns!
All in all, a fantastic bachelorette cottage party weekend and the perfect send off for Julia into married life. Love you, ladies!