Friday, March 23, 2012

You'll never ever guess where I was at 11:59 last night.

Here's a hint.

Here's the shirt I may or may not have worn:

Which by the way, when I got home and showed my husband he just chuckled at me and then did the next normal thing, updated his status to say:

"My wife just got home with a Hunger Games t-shirt to wear to the premier tonight. It seems I have married a 12 year old trapped inside a sexy 28 year old's body!"

I told him it wasn't fair for him to talk about me on FB because I couldn't defend myself since I gave it up for Lent! ;)

And because in sure y'all want proof of my big night, here's the ticket stub:

Yes, I was that girl who was way excited about going to see The Hunger Games movie because I just loved the books!

I went last night with my brother and my SIL and it was quite awesome.

A funny thing that happened last night was that, since there was so much time between the movie starting (it was like 10:30 when we were seated), they were playing little games and doing trivia for prizes. Everyone was given a ticket simply for being there and so, me not being all aggressive and persistent in winning more tickets (umm-I mean those teeny boppers take this really seriously!;) ) I had just the one ticket.

After awhile I decide to go and get popcorn before the movie starts and grab my ticket, my brother and SIL's tickets also, to drop in the bucket.

**wow...sorry this story is so long...please don't judge my teeny bopper ways! ;)

Well, clever ol' me forgot to keep one of tickets so that I knew what my number was. Needless to say, when I got back to our seats I was a wee bit bummed but then told them that I really didn't have any real chances to win anyway because it was just one ticket. But then my brother and SIL so smartly reminded me that Prim only had her name in once for the reaping and her name was drawn.

** If you're lost, go read the books! They are AMAZING.

So, I decide to go and tell the girl what happened and she gave me not one but two more tickets.

I still thought nothing of it but low and behold, among the hundreds of people in the theatre, the last ticket drawn was mine!!

It was a framed movie poster.

I was excited to win, but was like, "umm...what the heck am I going to do with this?!"

I decided that later when I got home I would, jokingly hang it above my bed because I know it would make my dh think I was even crazier than he originally thought.

Instead, it was nearing 3 am and I couldn't find nails and had to be up at 6:50 to nanny, so I just put it on our mantle.

Here it is in all it's glory:

It's HUGE!! Lol!!! And quite tacky! It felt like a dorm room of sorts! My dh told me we would not be keeping that there and then laughed at me!!

Anyways, all in all it was a great night with family, I enjoyed the movie and was shocked to win anything because I never win anything...

Who knows, maybe my luck's turned around and good things are coming...just like my fortune cookie from last week told me:

Here's hoping that this fortune comes true, sooner than later, but that it wasn't about the poster...maybe about another gift we have been hoping and praying for for over 4 years now!

Hey, a girl can dream.
And this girl will always dream.

"May the odds be ever in your favor!" [The Hunger Games]


Grace in my Heart said...

I love that you won!!!! How exciting! I loved the books too, but you forgot to tell us if the movie was just as good....what did you think?! I can't wait to see it!

Faith makes things possible said...

I actually really liked the movie!! It wasn't exactly like the books, but what movie ever is?! I really liked the actors they chose to play each character also. Let's just say I'm I can't wait for the next one to come out! Ps-GO TEAM PEETA! ;)

allyouwhohope said...

I can't wait to see it and I hope I can before it's out on video!! Sounds like you had an awesome night!!

Little JoAnn said...

I am totally out of the loop with this...but I can see that it meant MAJOR fun and I am totally with that girl!

I am so glad you went and enjoyed yourself!

Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ho!

We all need to go somewhere at midnight!

FUN is essential for US!!!

Little JoAnn said...

I am totally out of the loop with this...but I can see that it meant MAJOR fun and I am totally with that girl!

I am so glad you went and enjoyed yourself!

Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ho!

We all need to go somewhere at midnight!

FUN is essential for US!!!

Ania said...

My hubs just read the first book in 2 days and told me I have until the end of the week to do the same otherwise he's seeing the movie without me.

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January said...

Haha! Love that you put it on the mantle! Also, that to convince you that you might win something, they had to mention Prim. At least you didn't win what she won... Oh man glad you enjoyed it! I loved the books a lot, but I'm not ready to see the movies yet. Is that odd?

JellyBelly said...

Can't wait to see it!!!! Love that you won the poster!!!!

Megan said...

I really need to read these books, end of story!

Faith makes things possible said...

Are you so jealous? I mean if you are, I won't mind giving the poster to that arent so jealous anymore! ;)

Faith makes things possible said... :)

Faith makes things possible said...

Read it!!

Faith makes things possible said...

Amen!! :)

Made For Another World said...

I want that shirt!! So cool!! We are headed out next Friday with a bunch of people and I can't wait. I'm as giddy as a school girl. Cool poster! How fun!

Patiently Waiting...... said...

You are so cute! My DH and I are going to the movie this evening. I am super excited :)

Joy Beyond the Cross said...

I went with my sister and BIL last night and really like the movie! I enjoyed the books a lot, but commented to my sister that we will have to probably wait for 3 years for this whole thing to unfold on the big screen. She said - "well you already know how it ends" and I said yes of course, but I am looking forward to seeing it on the big screen - and I very rarely go to any movies!

I love that you won the poster!

Catholic Mutt said...

You crack me up! What you mean your husband didn't like the big movie poster? ;)

Mary said...

this and the Samuel Gerard post are my two favorites of yours. Ha!! seriously. How fun :)

All in His Perfect Timing said...

how cool! Glad you had such a great experience ... and WON!!!!