Saturday, June 25, 2011

and the Emmy goes to........

Sesame Street?!!! Every-single-time-they-were-in-a-category they stinkin won! Like I think they won like 10 awards with the same dude excepting all of them. They have won best preschool show straight since 1998. So if we were going to lose, at least it was to them, right?
I sent out a text and this picture to our family saying, can you guess who won?

I guess I kinda started with the end of our night. SO let's jump back to 4 pm when we were leaving. First things first, my dress....garage sale, $5-- cha-ching! I scored 2 cute dresses from this cute grandma, so I'm covered now for fancy events. Also a big thanks to Julia for doing my hair and makeup and letting me use your shoes.
This was me saying, I really think your gonna win tonight. I married a winner, I married a winner!!
This was only 5 minutes in to my night and I was already regretting wearing spanx. Soo not worth feeling like a stuffed sausage. Was that TMI? Oh well, don't care, Spanx suck.
Also I realize I'm not the best in high heels, as I almost just did a face plant.

Thanks to Wildbrain, we had "a car" pick us up. It really is kinda fun being carted around. Next time I want to go with all the Gabba crew, but in a stretch hummer limo, so over the top ridiculous.
The best part of this years Emmy's was having Scott's parents with us. They had me laughing the entire show. Harry has classic one liner Dad jokes and Nancy gives the best live commentary.
You can always count on Lance to have the coolest suit in the room.
Me and my lady friends.
This was Scott's favorite part of the night. We actually really are big Sesame Street fans. He especially loves Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer and voices of Oscar and Big Bird. Scott highly recommends his autobiography, The Wisdom of Big Bird (and the Dark Genius of Oscar the Grouch): Lessons from a Life in Feathers. He LOVES this book.

After the very long(and slightly boring) show, we went to the Nickelodeon after party. Now this was fun. It was on the roof top of some club and the whole Nick family was there. Oh and they had some yummy appetizers and you know how I love me some free food.
The real bummer of the night was when I dropped my IPhone and it shattered all the way to it's brains. I have had that phone for 2 years and dropped it a bazillion times and never a scratch.
SO I drowned my sorrows in a Diet coke with lime and McDons Ice cream.
Next year, your going down Sesame!!!

24 comments:

Allison said...

That dress is AMAZING! And it makes it even a million times sweeter that it was $5. What a fun and fabulous evening you had!

scrappinmominky said...

My kids just discovered Yo Gabba Gabba and they love it. Sorry your husband didn't win. You look awesome in your dress. Glad you at least had fun.

Kel said...

Gorgeous dress, that shot of you looking out of the car looks like one of those classic movies.
As for next year those sesame street puppets look small, surely Muno could give them the eye or Brobee could sort them out in the toilets beforehand. Unless they bring Big Bird... if they bring Big Bird you'll definitely need the strech hummer.

Corlines said...

You looked so pretty! Absolutely love the dress! Boo to Sesame Street!

amber buhrley said...

glad to see pics! Glad you chose that dress! Glad you had a good time! Sorry about your phone.....new iphone4 baby!! Sorry yo Gabba didnt win...but we all know who the real winner is!!!!

Wynn Anne said...

Yowzah! You look like a supermodel in that dress. (I want to go to garage sales in *your* neighbourhood!) Also whoever took you pictures did a smashing job - love the portrait of you in the car. Next time, take the Spanx off after the photo session. ;-)

Georgia said...

Great photos....and an amazing dress! You guys looked great!!!

Ora said...

lol Ruth you make me smile! "all the way to it's brains"... and best choice in drowning your sorrows as well! Sorry your phone broke, but it sounds like you had a stellar night. We were rooting for Scott as well.

jojo said...

LOVE that dress....I need to start shopping sweet old lady garage sales, apparently! What a steal!

Beth said...

you LOOK amazing in these pictures! I agree with Wynn Anne you look like a super model in the car!!! and I know it wasn't the photographer ;P

I laughed out loud when I saw the text of Scott that night. I didn't know he had an angry face

steelebjm said...

Gabba Gabba deserved it, lady!

Aimee said...

Booooo, Sesame Street! I think it's interesting that it won - I don't know a single kid nowadays that watches it. My son much prefers Gabba (and especially Brobee).

But KUDOS to you and your $5 dress! That is smokin', go grandma for selling it (and buying it originally, she must have been stylish as heck.)

Debby said...

You look beautiful in that dress. What a great photo of you looking out the car window. Big
Bird it is time to move over and give your friends a chance.

Wendy said...

This was such a cute post that I had to show my husband. My 17 month old has just discovered Yo Gabba and goes bonkers when it is on. I love it because it is one of the few shows that both my 4 yr old and baby will happily watch together. You are HUGE winners in our book!

Becki D said...

You are so cool. You look like a movie star with a $5 dress and borrowed shoes. Can you teach me how to make that magic work, puhlease?! :-)

Reenie said...

Ruth ~ you look absolutely stunning. LOVE the pic of the close up of you in the car. Hubby looks handsome.

Christa said...

Your dress was gorg! So glamorous. And you just looked so pretty. Looked like a fun night, even if Gabba didn't win.

Mary said...

You look fantastic!

I made my 3 year old come in to see the picture of DJ Lance because I'm pretty sure she is in love with him. Now she is very impressed with my connections. As if reading the mommy blog of someone who has no idea who I am makes me connected. Ha!

And... is one of your lady friends named Leslie? And has done a Dancey Dance on the show?

I broke my iphone's brains, too. So sorry!

Longest comment ever!

Emily Rosell said...

LAME!!!!!!
oh well, at least you looked hot and you had a blast...besides the phone episode.
they obviously didn't get my vote i sent in.

Artfulife said...

Your dress was amazing! My friend Kevin won an award for the Ellen show. I saw pics of him with Oscar the Grouch (his favorite part of the night). Who doesn't love Sesame Street? Then again who doesn't love Yo Gabba Gabba? I'm sure next year will be the lucky one. Glad you got a night out with your sweetheart :)

mer said...

you look stunning. and yes, we all love Sesame Street but c'mon...move on over 'cause there a new kid on the block! It's so your time.

Jones Family said...

You look so good Ruth! Such a skinny mom!

Jax @ AlyandAsh said...

To be honest I can't stand sesame street. I'm so bummed YGG didn't win. LAME You looking incredible Ruth! Stunning. I love the picture of you in the car looking out the window (close up) gorgeous!

meg duerksen said...

you look GORGEOUS! spanks suck but they are miraculous! i could never give them up....unless i lost weight and didn't want them anymore! :) the shot of you looking up with the sunlight.....FABULOUS. you had to feel like a million bucks.
i am new to your blog. from heather at life made lovely....i think i will be back....lots and lots.
happy week to YOU!