Flaming Jesus

At the ripe old age of 21, I had my bachelorette party. My mom – never one to miss out on anything – volunteered to be our designated driver.

Things were going well – there were matching T-shirts, lots of singing, lots of drinking…

Flaming Jesus Shot

And then a pregnant bartender brought me a special shot.

In the blink of an eye, she dipped my fingers in alcohol, set them on fire, put them in my mouth to put out the fire and then had me drink the shot.

It’s called a Flaming Jesus.

I thought I was awesome.

My mom was terrified.

My Mom at My Bachelorette Party

Be sure to read the comments for clarification on my outfit change – and my mom’s take on what went down…

29 comments on “Flaming Jesus

  1. That actually sounds WAAAAY cool! Of course, I’ve been up for almost 30 hours, and French toast with ketchup and wasabi would probably sound cool about now! At any rate, it’s definitely the inspiration for a blog post I plan to do tomorrow! HAHAHAHA – it brought back memories of … well, you’ll see. HAPPY HEART DAY TO YOU, STEVEN-NOT-MATT, THE KIDDOS, AND BIG HAIRY DOG WHOSE NAME ALSO BETTER BE BIG HAIRY DOG OR AT LEAST HARRY AND NOT MATT OR ROVER.

  2. Love the way you magically change your shirt in the photos! ;D (and I have to wonder what your Mom is thinking in that last pic?)

    • I have spent all day trying to piece together that night and figure out what happened. After talking to two bridesmaids and my mom – we think that the first picture was taken at the “nice” restaurant we went to first. Then we went back to my mom’s house to change – and then we went out to the bars. At least we think that’s what happened… :)

  3. Yeah!! i want to know the story on what happend to the beatiful portrait blouse…jijiji
    LOVE your mom…

    • The woman in the portrait is MADONNA! I called it my Madonna Shirt. I still have it. Sometimes I wear it to clean the house – but not very often (do I clean my house).

  4. Yep me too Anna! wanna know the story, where the pretty T shirt gone…:P Do you have part 2?
    Love your mom.

  5. This had me cracking up!! I love how completely opposite you were in that picture! She looks soooo unamused by what had gone on and you just look like you were ready to do it again. I would to have loved to have witnessed that for myself. I probably would have been flipping out too. I’m surprised she didn’t make up a story about how your family is deathly allergic to alcohol to keep you from doing stuff like that. Even under her supervision. :)

  6. What would the bartender have done if you flipped out and ran away with your fingers on fire? I think that would have been my first thought was RUN! She’s trying to kill me! Lol but atleast it all worked out judging by the pictures y’all had a lot of fun!

    Visiting from Whimsically Homemade!

  7. Oh where oh where do I begin?? First of all, I had never been to such an event so I wasn’t prepared for all of the “fun” and “enthusiasm”!! It began when I asked Anna to please enter the establishment quietly and not draw too much attention to our group (I also asked them to refer to me as” Mrs. Smith” because I worked in that community and had my own reputation to protect) Let’s just say it was ALL downhill from there!! I think by the time that picture was taken, one of the bridesmaids was sick in the bathroom, another was preparing to marry a local boy, my daughter was a flaming torch and patrons were coming up asking if I had been their school counselor!! I could go on but I’m not much of a talker….

  8. Mom- I totally love you! Anna your hilarious and you have an awesome mom (I’m sure you knew that lol) keep those posts coming please!!

  9. You and your mom always make me smile and this is no exception to the rule! Seriously awesome that your mom was the designated driver and of course had to read the comments t find out more and loved it!!

  10. That second picture is pure gold. My mom went to my bachelorette party, too. The server had to ask her to put her flask away.

  11. While your mom’s comments really make this story, they also 1. Make me damn happy I was too young for a bachelorette party the first time I got married and 2. Make me damn happy I was old enough to know better the second time around. LOL

  12. Least your mum stayed sober Anna, I had a girls night at home and my newly divorced drunk mother proceeded to tell my friends about her THREESOME,!!!! Be happy she’s sane lol

  13. Oh how funny! My mom also went on mine. But it was my second marriage and I was 39. I don’t remember much but I do remember her taking me back to her house to spend the night AND erasing a lot of photos from my digital camera before I took it home to show my fiance.