Sunday, February 17, 2013

My Insane Life

Our New Orleans trip was insane!

Brandy and I landed in New Orleans at 8:30am Friday morning and we did not stop till Tuesday at 10:40am when we landed back in Nashville.

My best friends from college, Randy and Ann, hosted THE best Mardi Gras weekend ever! They have bought a fabulous townhome on St. Charles that is on every parade route. This property sat empty for 1 year and when they purchased it, let's just say it was in need of a little TLC. Like every window leaked, master bedroom had a colony of mold growing on the ceiling, carpet looked like a rave with chocolate milk had been scheduled, and abandoned clothes were in piles.

In comes the Ostroms and this place has been brought back to it's full potential.

The ladders are not for construction...those are very important bead catching apparatuses.

They added the brick and honestly I think it is genius. All of the furnishings were obtained through craiglist or local shops.

The dining room was the perfect spot for planning the day. This brick wall was also added...the chairs craiglisted, and the table made locally.

Emily showed up and that made the weekend even more special.

So Saturday rolls around and it's time to get ready for Endymion Ball.

If this doesn't get you excited, I don't know what does.

After these pics..things started to go downhill for me.

Let's just say greed and the need for extreme dancing led to breaking my leg in 2 places.

It' ok...this trip was amazing and I don't regret 1 minute...except the need to get close to the stage.

I have the best friends in the entire world and I am blessed beyond belief.


  1. Gah, looks like SO much fun!! Except for the broken leg. SO sorry that happened, but you didn't let it slow you down. Why does that not surprise me? Now, go rest your leg. Maybe we can get together with our injuries and hobble around soon!

  2. Sounds like you guys had a blast...hope the leg is feeling better!

  3. YIKES! So sorry about your leg! Hope you're on the mend...