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Red Light…Drink!


August 27, 2013

This past weekend, we “made the cut” and joined our friends Joe and Megan for a night of fun to celebrate Megan’s big 30th birthday, all aboard the Nashville Pedal Tavern. Let me be the first to tell you that this excursion didn’t disappoint, and if you’re planning to visit Music City, you should definitely add it to your list of must do’s.
Once we all signed our lives away saying we didn’t need helmets (although I think some of us did-haha), they gave us the rules of the road and we were off. I will also mention that NO, there really isn’t a secret motor hidden anywhere…it’s ALL manpower my friends. I wore a summer dress (mostly because my shorts still don’t fit and it was so hot outside so I wanted to be as cool as possible)…I would HIGHLY recommend going the shorts/pants route next time :).
For some strange reason, us girls took the front seats and got to pedaling…and breaking a sweat! Our tour guide turned up the jams and we were singing, yelling at cars, and having too much fun. We stopped at a few local hangouts and got 2-for-1 specials (yes, another perk!). We outsmarted the boys for the rest of the excursion by claiming the back part of the bus and not having to pedal anymore…sneaky sneaky, huh??
All in all, a great time was had by all. We devoured cupcakes, wore fancy schmancy birthday hats and glow bracelets, played a few fun drinking games on-board, and spent the night out with great friends. Not too shabby indeed! And yes, we can still hang every once in awhile…Jeff and I MIGHT have even stopped by Taco Bell on the taxi ride home, too!

Our guest of honor, Megan
 Party hat time!
 Taking over the wheel
Our DJ for the night
All the girls
 Allie’s turn to handle the drinks
 Us putting the boys to work
 Circle of fun picture time!
 Oh look who it is…best friend came down to play for a bit!!!
 Love these girls OXOX

  1. melissa says:

    That looks like so much fun! Glad you guys had a great time and that you were able to sneak away for a little grown-up fun! 🙂

  2. Hey! I'm a new reader and love getting a glimpse at your fun life! A question though, how do you balance going out and having fun with nursing/pumping? I have a 1 year old and we switched to formula at 4 months, which was awesome for us, but when we were breastfeeding, I felt like it was so hard to get out! How do you do it?!? 🙂

  3. Lauren says:

    what a FUN activity! love hanging out in big groups of great friends!

  4. Oh that sounds like so much fun – and your pics came out awesome! 🙂

    <3, Charlotte

  5. That looks like so much fun! I went on my bachelorette to Denver, CO and these were around. Looked like so much fun!

  6. Sarah says:

    That looks like so much fun!! What blush do you use?! Love!!

  7. What a fun looking time! I have seen these around Fort Worth and they look like they would be blast. I love the party hats, too!

  8. Lorraine says:

    That looks like so much fun! I wish Manhattan had something like that… but it probably wouldn't be the safest idea haha

  9. shauna wise says:

    I have no idea what a pedal bus is, but I totally want to do it!

    xoxo Shauna

  10. So Fun! How did ya'll manage to stay looking so glam with all that pedaling!?

  11. Loves like lots of fun!

  12. Looks like such a fun night out! Great way to celebrate 🙂

  13. Jordan says:

    That looks like a ton of fun!!

  14. KRISTIN says:

    We have those in Minneapolis and I've been dying to give it a try! Looks like you guys had so much fun!

  15. Soooo fun! That looks like a hilarious and fun night!!

  16. SO FUN! Can I come and visit and we'll do this??? And convince others to do all the pedaling?! Haha! Looks like an absolute blast…. so glad you guys had a great time! AND, I really wish that a taxi ride wasn't so dang expensive from Houston out to the 'burbs! That's definitely the way to go!

  17. Taylor B. says:

    Love this! We saw it when we were in town on the house search. I'm thinking about having a birthday party for Russ on it. Great idea for a party!

  18. Chantel Ward says:

    Oh girl, how fun!!! I totally agree boys have to step up to the peddle. you know I've seen those before and I really did think there was a motor to take over when you drank too- I mean felt too tired. 😉

  19. Angie says:

    Now that looks like some serious fun!

  20. Kate says:

    This is awesome! So glad you both got a fun night out with your friends — I'm sure it's nice to feel like the "old" you and not just the mommy you. Lol!!

  21. omg! this sounds like so much fun! ill have to research if there is any thing like this down here in South Florida!
    the sweet life of a southern wife

  22. Sara says:

    This has to be one of the coolest things I've ever seen! What a hit this would be in my little college-town. How has this not caught on more places? Love it! So much fun!

  23. Laura Graham says:

    Totally jealous of this! I want to do that!

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