one big halloweeny post.

by Janetha on October 28, 2012

in fun with friends

sunday night again? stop flying by, weekends, STOP IT.

yesterday AKA saturday (because you may not be reading this on sunday) was a day full of of festivities. 

i woke up bright and early for the 8:45 GPP workout. i like going on saturdays because i get to see lots of my friends who work out at different times than me on weekdays. it was fun because lots of faces i love showed up! the workout, however, was not very fun. i wasn’t digging all the jump roping. oh well!

i headed home, had a protein shake, made some toast, and got my things together to head to the zombie chase 5k with kerryne and amanda. kerryne’s kiddos were also doing the race with us. we all dressed as super heroes!

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before you get on my case, i KNOW superman does not have a mask. but batman and robin had masks.. and kerryne’s kids had masks.. I WANTED A MASK! haha. marshall gave me THE hardest time about the mask, though. he said people would make fun of and laugh at me. i loved how passionate how marsh was about me not wearing the mask–he even sent me an email on my way to the race with the subject: “what is he not wearing??” and the body of the email contained a link to a google image search of superman. haha… NO MASK! despite his email, i still rebelled.

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i rocked my mask for most of the race, but halfway through i realized it was gone! it must have gotten snagged on some barbed wire or something along the way. i have no idea. but i thought it was pretty funny that i lost it, considering the fact that i wasn’t supposed to have one in the first place!

the 5k was pretty fun. it contained several easy obstacles and there were zombies getting up in our business throughout the whole course.

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we also had a chance to shoot paintballs at the zombies–i would not have wanted to be THAT zombie volunteer.

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it was definitely a good time–not a typical 5k!

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after the race we grabbed a bite to eat at guru’s along with some cookies for the drive home. 

once home, i had to complete a few more tasks to get ready for kristen’s halloween party. after my errands had been run, i headed to kerryne’s house so she and amanda could mummify me! i know nothing about hair or makeup or being a mummy, so i am glad they volunteered to get the job done. 

once i was in costume, i grabbed my hot and hairy date, big foot, and headed to the party!

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the theme was voodoo and it was INCREDIBLE! kristen and rory always outdo themselves with the decor. it was completely voodoo-ed out. i was mainly impressed with their costumes.. check them out!

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so cool, right?! kristen’s eyes were SO creepy–check out the contacts:
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the rest of the party went along with the theme.
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jungle juice from an altar…
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without the flash–way cooler. it was dark in there!
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the voodoo lounge…
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southern food–delicious jambalaya, corn bread, and bourbon chicken wings! also some deviled eggs which i ate about ten of. so good.IMG 7189

i was in charge of sweet treats, so i made three things. 

spiderweb chocolate cupcakes (marshall actually made these!)
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candy corn krispie treats.
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and oreo white chocolate cheesecake.
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the party was so much fun! i love dressing up and seeing what every one else dresses up as. here are a bunch of photos from the shindig~

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thanks for the great party, kristen and rory!

well, it’s 10 PM.. that means it’s time for dexter and then bed so i can wake up early for another monday morning. hope you all have a great week! i will be back tomorrow to tell you about a new 3-week challenge i am doing with my gym. anyone can join the fun–i will give you all the details in my next post!

xo. janetha g.

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Franzi October 28, 2012 at 10:37 pm

I absolutely LOVE your costume!!

Bonnie October 28, 2012 at 10:55 pm

You looked awesome! Not only do you look creepy and in the Halloween spirit, but so fit too! Way to be, J. ;)

I had a Halloween-filled weekend (or night, rather) too! Posted about it tonight as well, actually. Can’t wait to hear about the 3 week challenge – I’m kind of a GPP and Neil groupie now. ;)

Carbzilla October 28, 2012 at 11:25 pm

Best mummy ever! So funny about the Superman mask. I’m not sure I’d even have thought of that.

OMG Dexter is so intense, I can barely take it!!!!!

RainStorm October 29, 2012 at 2:34 am

Dressing up in fancy dress is so much fun! Loving all the costumes :)

Erica October 29, 2012 at 2:50 am

What a FUN weekend! I love the superhero dress up for the 5K. Now that is a halloween party! Is that one girl a shower puff? That is like the best costume I’ve ever seen. You look great!

kim@hungryhealthygirl October 29, 2012 at 4:59 am

Great costume! Looks like a super fun weekend!

katie October 29, 2012 at 5:21 am

SO fun!!! I loved your costume! Didn’t even look like you!

Glad you guys had a fun time!

Lol, love Marshall and his anti-mask, cracks me up!

Love you!

Lindsay's List October 29, 2012 at 5:51 am

you are one sexy mummy.

Lauren October 29, 2012 at 6:18 am

You seriously have the coolest friends! None of mine did anything for Halloween. LoL. But I did see that Loofah costume on FB this weekend and thought it was adorable!

Glad you had a great holiday love!

Blog is the New Black October 29, 2012 at 7:04 am

Your mummy costume is awesome!!!

Jessica October 29, 2012 at 8:01 am

um, hottest mummy ever.

Amanda @ Romancing the Unusual October 29, 2012 at 8:02 am

Wow! They really killed it with the awesome decor! I never really celebrate Halloween. I am, indeed, lame. haha

Carly @ Snack Therapy October 29, 2012 at 9:07 am

The mummy costume… So freaking cool!

Sam @ Better With Sprinkles October 29, 2012 at 9:09 am

I can’t decide who’s more awesome – Bane or the loofah.

Jentry Nielsen October 29, 2012 at 10:50 am

That race idea is so cute! I love the shooting of the zombies! What a fun idea! ha
Your mummy costume is so awesome! Did you make it yourself?!?

Janetha October 29, 2012 at 11:23 am

No i bought it!

Annette@FitnessPerks October 29, 2012 at 11:46 am

Wow. That is one good looking mummy!! ;)

Paige October 29, 2012 at 12:37 pm

I freakin’ loved your mummy costume!!

Lisa October 29, 2012 at 1:23 pm

I’m so impressed by that decor and the fountain! Wow, must have taken a lot of work! Your costumes are absolutely awesome. I wish I got that creative. Looks like a ton of fun too!

Kammie @ Sensual Appeal October 29, 2012 at 1:47 pm

Love all of the costumes! I love Halloween – especially when people actually get into the spirit and dress up like this! I also want to try Marshal’s spiderweb chocolate cupcakes! nomz

Lauren @ Oatmeal after Spinning October 29, 2012 at 5:02 pm

You all know how to CELEBRATE!! I’m so jealous- we never do anything for Halloween (except hand out candy occasionally). And the race looks awesome too!

purelymichelle October 29, 2012 at 7:26 pm


love all the costumes

Marie October 30, 2012 at 12:42 pm

love your costume!! and the girls did a great job on your makeup! Where did u buy your costume- I’ll have to keep it in mind for next yr!

Janetha October 30, 2012 at 1:03 pm

Just online–I think it was like Spirit Halloween or something? It was only like $25!

Meg October 30, 2012 at 7:10 pm

That is the cutest mummy costume I’ve ever seen! And I love that Marshall sent you that email about the mask. Hilarious! Your friends went all out! Their voodoo costumes were awesome

jessiker November 1, 2012 at 12:47 pm

The costumes are so good! So sad I missed it.

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