I’m so excited!

October 14, 2011 · 30 comments

Guess who’s coming to play this weekend?


I’m pretty stinkin’ stoked for Colleen to come run, drink wine, eat, dance, and dance with me this weekend. We’re basically the same person.

I’m sure everyone around Virginia Beach will be wondering where I’ve been hiding my twin all this time.

Yes, Chloe, that’s this weekend.

A.K.A., Wine Fest Weekend.

A.K.A., “Alyssa’s other Christmas”*

Wine Fest has always been one of my favorite biannual events of the year. This will be my fourth go-around, and as I’ll have Colleen and LisaRee and the typical gaggle of overenthusiastic boys by my side, it’s sure to be a fun time.

There was the First Wine Fest. It was a tad chilly in the streets. Those blue lips aren’t even a result of the red wine we consumed.

Then there was the first May Wine Fest. The one at which I somehow ended up adorning a hat with plumage.

And then there was last October’s Wine Fest, where I had my other half join in the fun.

So, Colleen – I hope you’re ready for a weekend of serious activities.

I also hope you were serious when you said you don’t care if my house isn’t clean.

*“other Christmas” denotes Halloween and all Wine Fests.


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1 katie October 14, 2011 at 1:04 pm

Oh you girls are going to have a blast! Im jealous! Have fun!!!
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2 alyssa - fashion fitness foodie October 14, 2011 at 1:22 pm

Have so much fun alyssa! I’ll be at wineries all weekend so we will be on the same level.
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3 Sam @ owlmazing October 14, 2011 at 1:39 pm

That sounds like so much fun! I looove the picture of you guys as young child actress twins…bahaha.
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4 Dorsa @ Running Thoughts October 14, 2011 at 1:45 pm

I am totally jealous! Have a great time!
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5 Lindsay @ In Sweetness and In Health October 14, 2011 at 2:30 pm

Aw you girls are going to have so much fun!!! I’m so jealous! I LOVE wine…why can’t there be a wine fest here??
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6 Lindsey @ Happy or Hungry October 14, 2011 at 2:36 pm

Oh man. I wish that’s what I was doing this weekend. I am j to the ealous of you girls.
Hope you ladies have the best time, but I know you will! And take lots of pics! BUT I KNOW YOU WILL!
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7 Colleen @ The Lunchbox Diaries October 14, 2011 at 2:49 pm

Bahahaha – that MK & Ashley picture made me laugh out loud. SEE YOU SOOOON 😀
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8 Sylvia @ Frolic Through Life October 14, 2011 at 3:22 pm

I need to research wine fests in my area! Have an awesome time! Can’t wait to see the crazy pics. Maybe you’ll find find another cool hat.
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9 janae @hungryrunnergirl.com October 14, 2011 at 3:32 pm

I am so jealous, can I come too? You guys are going to have so much fun today. That first picture made my day!
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10 Sarah OUaL October 14, 2011 at 3:51 pm

JEALLLLLLLLLLLL I want a MaryKate/Ashley Alyssa/Sarah photo 🙁
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11 Kailey (SnackFace) October 14, 2011 at 3:54 pm

There’s only one thing that would make this better: the triplet. ME. Only half kidding.
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12 Kristine @ Running On Hungry October 14, 2011 at 4:30 pm

Stoppppp it SF has Wine Fest this weekend too! That I’m obviously attending.

Get yo vino on!
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13 Ericka andersen October 14, 2011 at 5:24 pm

Super cute…LOVE winefests myself…great excuse to have a fantabulous time (and drink too much!) Just linked up from the Lunchbox Diaries — love it!
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14 Chelcie @ Chelcie's Food Files October 14, 2011 at 5:39 pm

I honestly laugh out loud at all your posts, especially the excerpts with chloe haha and this weekend sounds like its going to be a blast! can’t wait to read the re-caps:)
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15 Tiff @ Love Sweat and Beers October 14, 2011 at 6:57 pm

Fun! Y’all are going to have such a good time. 🙂 Happy Friday
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16 Rach October 15, 2011 at 1:27 pm

Fuuun! Girl, I hope you ladies have a blast!
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17 julie October 15, 2011 at 1:31 pm

wait i thought yuor plans were to skip wine fest and come to long island..isn’t that what you said?


18 Emily @ Perfection Isn't Happy October 15, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Have fun!!!
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19 Sophie @ LoveLiveAndLearn October 15, 2011 at 11:12 pm

Love those pictures, you look like you’re having the time of your life in all of them!
I hope you have a fabulous weekend, have fun!! 🙂
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20 lindsay October 16, 2011 at 12:10 am

its wine fest?!! oh DANG! I am want to fly out right now. Cheers to you both!
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21 Tara October 16, 2011 at 2:03 am

Sounds like fun!! I love all the pictures in this post – the captions and editing is priceless. I have to agree wholeheartedly with the last one.
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22 Mallory @ It's Only Life October 17, 2011 at 1:31 am

ahah the captions are priceless. hope you guys had a good time. i had a wine fest myself this weekend, but it was far less “official.”
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23 sara @ the foodie diaries October 17, 2011 at 11:07 am

Is it wrong that I’m insanely jealous of all the fun I KNOW you two had?? 🙂 Next time, COUNT ME IN!!
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