5 Photos Friday: New Year’s Eve Edition

January 6, 2012 by
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the little rock in Little Rock, Arkansas

Ben in Oklahoma

The Stone Lion Inn in Guthrie, Oklahoma

The Hodges at the Stone Lion Inn in Guthrie, Oklahoma

the ladies at the Stone Lion Inn in Guthrie, OklahomaFor New Year’s Eve this year, some friends and I attended a murder mystery dinner at The Stone Lion Inn in Guthrie, Oklahoma.  My friend Cristina Kinney planned the weekend to celebrate her 30th birthday and it was a blast.  I have been friends with Cristina since 10th or 11th grade and she is one of my favorite people in the whole world.   So when she told me what she wanted to do for her 30th birthday,  I was of course thrilled.  Ben, Katie Doughty, Chris Doughty and I left Starkville on 12/30 and drove about 5 or so hours to Little Rock, Arkansas.  We went site seeing, had a nice dinner and stayed the night.  Little Rock has a fun River Market area and we really enjoyed our short visit there.  The next morning we drove another 5 or so hours to Guthrie, Oklahoma, while of course site seeing along the way.  Although I didn’t see any buffalo, the weekend was wonderful.  I love getting dressed up and celebrating the New Year with good friends.

1.  This is Ben and I with “Le Petite Roche,” the namesake for Little Rock, Arkansas.  The river behind us is the Arkansas River.

2.  This is Ben at the Oklahoma Welcome Center.  Traveling with a pregnant woman leads to many bathroom breaks, but we didn’t mind stopping here.  We loved the tee pee pavilions.

3.  This is The Stone Lion Inn, where the murder mystery took place.  We had a blast and if you are ever near Guthrie, Oklahoma you should attend one of their murder mystery dinners.  I would recommend it for sure.  The food is great, the owner and staff were a delight and I loved staying in The White Peacock house.  I would recommend the French room.  Our bathtub was huge!

4.  This is Ben and I as the characters, Forrest and Virginia Lawne.  Our murder mystery was set in 1928 and we had to dress the part.  I loved getting all dressed up, even though I am 6 months pregnant.  Thank God my character was pregnant because my baby bump is pretty hard to hide these days.

5.  Everyone looked so great, but sadly the lighting wasn’t the best for pictures.  (From Left to Right:  Katie Kester, Cristina Kinney, Me and Katie Doughty)

Oh and all of these photos were taken with Instagram (iphone app).  If you are on Instagram follow me @SelenaFaye
by Selena Faye

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