Monday, November 21, 2011

Recap of Court's Bach Party in "Nawlins"!

Happy Monday and Happy Turkey Week!

Last week was a little cray cray, so my apologies for just now getting around to recapping Courtney's Bachelorette Party weekend in New Orleans. Hopefully it is worth the wait as New Orleans is full of characters, many of which can be found in photos below.

I really don't think you can go wrong hosting a Bachelorette Party in The Big Easy, especially if you have a mascot who goes by the name of Dr. C to accompany you. He was quite popular the entire weekend.
Bachelorette Decor for the hotel room
Friday we flew into NOLA from Dallas at an ungodly hour.  Like I had to wake up before 5 a.m. to make our flight ungodly.  By the time we got to our hotel and checked into the room it wasn't even 9 a.m.  Oh yes, long day of shenans to be had. 

After we spent a few minutes getting dolled up, we took immediately to Bourbon Street to enjoy the day.  One of the first things we spotted was a wedding march.  How sweet is that "just married" couple with their umbrellas?

One of the first bars we ventured into had these "Chugglers", which might have been the best purchase of the weekend if I do say so myself.  You can bong a beer from the comfort of your own cup. 

In this same joint some rando man wanted to take a shot, so naturally I volunteered to join him.  J├Ąger bombs before 11 a.m.?  Only in NOLA, folks.

Next we took back to the street and ended up in Bourbon Street Blues Company where our bachelorette, Courtney, received a couple of G rated lap dances from some nice young lads.  You're welcome. 

At this point we realized we probably need to get some food in our bellies if we were going to make it through the first day, so we headed to the French Quarter to sight see before stopping to have a casual lunch at Cafe Pontalra. 

After lunch we went to Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop, which was built between 1722 and 1732, and is reputed to be the oldest structure used as a bar in the United States. The Hurricanes and Bloody Mary's were STRONG:

After a drink at the historical and supposedly haunted Lafitte's, we went to "The Swamp" where I spotted this elegant creature next to me at the bar.  My friends were shocked I whipped out my phone to snap her picture, but this was an opportunity I was not going to miss.  #riskworththereward
Rat Tail hair how-to post coming soon!
Courtney rode this ride while at The Swamp, and I seriously have not laughed that hard in a long time.  The guy operating it was such a perv that we all refused to ride it after she got thrown off.

We made a few more stops on Bourbon ...

... before we walked home to change into our matching tees and put wigs on:
If this isn't how you are taking shots ladies, then you've been doing it all wrong.  This delicate flower picked Courtney up in the middle of the bar to feed her a shot from her mouth. Ummm ...

I have no words. Shortly after this shot was had, we had a late dinner at Oceana Grill.  While leaving dinner, I stepped off the curb, which is when the ankle #2 incident happened.  As you can tell, we had a long day and every one was ready to retire for the night so we all got in a cab and went home. 

The next day, we put our shirts on again (I mean, it's New Orleans ... never mind we had worn them the night before) ...
and walked (I hobbled) to Cafe Du Monde for their world famous beignets:

When they are served warm, they are worth all the hype. If you ever go to New Orleans, a stop here is a must:
After a light breakfast we had a very casual day sans booze where we walked to the Riverfront mall and gambled a little in Harrah's before a late lunch at Acme Oyster House.
Ew, excuse my awkward smile and haggard look.  I had the crab and corn chowder with fish po boy. #todie
We had late dinner reservations (9:30 p.m.) that night @ Emeril's New Orleans, so we went back to the room to get ready and have Court's lingerie shower.  We all had wine and champagne while she opened gifts before a little game of "pin the macho on the man".
A cup has never been more perfect for me:

Dr. C showed up towards the end of our dinner at Emeril's. There were plenty side-eyes from a few patrons in the restaurant, but the staff loved him.
Come on people, it's New Orleans and a bachelorette party. Get over it.

I highly recommend you get a Dr. C of your own if you are out for a Bachelorette Party on Bourbon Street. Every single person was throwing beads at him and stopping us on the street.  Even this "lady" who gave Courtney a bachelorette whipping:

I think it's best I end on that note.  Love me some New Orleans.  Don't you?
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  1. OMG! This looks like so much fun! Those shirts are so cute!

    I need one of those mugs. Stat. Thanks. :)

  2. I love that I actually know where a few of those places are... aka I remember a couple things from my trip to new orleans.

    Ok question of the day... when you get married, where will you have the bachelorette party? oh and can I come?

    I feel a little drunk after reading all the different places you went and drank the first day. Sober second day sounded like a good idea haha


  3. Ahhhh haha I love New Orleans and your little adventures are hilarious. I swear, no one can get in and out of the dirty N.O. w/out some stories to tell...baha

  4. Ahhhh haha I love New Orleans and your little adventures are hilarious. I swear, no one can get in and out of the dirty N.O. w/out some stories to tell...baha

  5. Lol delicate flower hahahahaha!!!! Ok this was like the best recap eva. If this is any indication of what will go down when you come visit me well......I'm screwed.

  6. are you ever in town anymore? seriously??? can i join your circle of friends?! :)

    great photos...crazy times as usual i suspect :)

  7. Those chugglers are AH-mazing. Makes me want to go back. You have some legit bachelorette-throwing practice under your belt!

  8. My god, I love Nola so much! Your descriptions of the people - "delicate flower" and "elegant creature" cracked me up!! I want to go back so much now!

  9. Wow hahahah this is priceless. I love all the graphic pics! :) esp the last one. too cute. I want to go there badly now! glad you had a good time besides the injury!!!

  10. can we always meet up in new orleans. i'd like to be sober for most of my next visit.

    love all the pictures. hilars.

    p.s. does C in Dr. C stand for what i think it does?

  11. Well, you KNOW I love New Orleans. And it looks like y'all did it right! I can't get over the hilarity of these pictures, and girl can I relate to the "Always a Bridesmaid" cup--6 times and counting, for me!

  12. I love this! Too funny & just the perfect post for a Monday morning!

    Between this trip & your trip with Beth I would dying to get back to NOLA! I'm hoping for a NYE trip! Can you imagine!? & Isn't Lafitte's so cool! I love it there! Hope the ankle is doing better!


  13. Great pictures! I have been to Cafe du Monde and it was great!

  14. I am so frightened by some of the new orleans folk. And I still can't believe your poor foot. :(

  15. SHUT UP. My best friend Steph go married in Feb. and everyone got cups. Mine was the "Always a Bridesmaid" too! haha! Love it!! Looks like you had a really fun trip!! I LOVE NOLA! Ill be there for a week, week after next!

  16. Oh no y'all di'nt have a blow up doll. SMH.

    This has got me thinking that MY bachelorette party (whenever that may the very DISTANT future) should be held in NOLA.

  17. Wow! It looks like you had a crazy time! What fun girl time! That chuggler glass is INSANE! So sorry about your ankle but happy that you had a great time!

  18. LOL.. it looks like you guys had A LOT of fun!! Too bad about the ankle, but you def. pulled through :)

  19. This looks like such a fun time!!! My mom (bff) and MOH have something up their sleeves for my Bachelorette, I can only hope it turns out as fun as this looks!!!

    Enjoy your week! New follower here :)


  20. I'm at a loss for words. Seriously.

    That also means that it seems like you had an awesome weekend!


  21. Oh my word those chuggers are the best!! Also, those shirts are too adorable! Hopefully some of my girls see that for mine :) Looks like a blast!! I have yet to go to New Orleans..on my list of to dos. However, my friend went there not too long ago and came back with a huge tattoo on his ass so I know it won't disappoint. haha

  22. The last time I was in NOLA I went to Lafitte's as well, but I was underage in those days :)

    I also LOVED Cafe du Monde. I was convered in powdered sugar. My mother and cousin though it was hilarious. We have a lot of family history from New Orleans and had taken our grandmother on a trip down there. My cousin and her hubs lived there until their home was destroyed in Katrina. NOLA holds a bery dear place in my heart. Hope you had a great time. :)

  23. oh em gee. That is all i have to say. I loved that you started drinking at 11am lol. I think i would looooove to go out with you. wed kill. period.
    xoxo Inna :)
    My Bloggie!

  24. HAHAHAH, hilarious! what a fun time! i have to go to New Orleans! :)

  25. This is amazing... love all your post on new orleans because it is my favorite place in the whole wide world!! Amazing!!!!

    So Let's start planning my bachelorette party down there... NOW

  26. ohmygoodness, that bach party looks out of control!! and i need a cup like that asap.

  27. Okay. I NEED to know where you get those Chugglers!

    Also, funny...until you just now posted that picture of Lafitte's and talked about it, I had totally forgotten that we made a stop there when I was in NOLA in 2010. Gotta love it.

  28. OK that looks like the best bachelorette weekend EVER! Seriously, you guys look like you had a blast (minus the curb)!!

  29. P.S. is it sad that I think the rat tail is scarier than the tranny?! I live in Hollywood so trannys are a staple in our community lol!!!

  30. I would love to go to New Orleans. Looks like a lot of fun <3 I'm officially following and checked out your sponsors <3 have a beautiful day!!!

  31. Looks like you girls had a complete blast!!!

  32. ok. seriously. you are too hot. i love your hair. i love your eyes. i love your thighs. <- had to say it because it rhymed. though I'm sure i would love them if i ever saw them.

  33. oh dear lord. you with the crazy bachelorette parties- you make me proud. love it :)

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