Oh my god, you guys. 30 Rock is over. My life IS OVER. Just kidding, we still have Netflix and I personally would rather see a show do 6 outstanding seasons before coming to a cohesive, meaningful end while they're still on top, rather than skidding along, a ghost of their former greatness ala the US Office or How I Met Your Mother. Do I care way too much about television? How DARE YOU imply such a thing.
So yes, last night was sad and I'll miss my cast and crew of TGS but life will move on. And when I'm sad, I can always dress up in my Liz Lemon costume and drown my sorrows with sandwiches and off brand cheese puffs:
I spilled sandwich all down the front of my shirt directly after this photo was taken. As true a tribute to Liz Lemon as could ever be imagined.
I went above and beyond prepping food for this party and am now considering a side job where I plan and host TV theme parties. I'm only 12% joking. Would you like to hire me?
Below are a few snaps of the excellent feast I whippped up, and do note this will probably not make sense to you unless you're a 30 Rock fanatic, in which case you can go ahead and scroll to the next segment of the blog, using that scrolling time to reevaluate your priorities and life choices.
Night Cheese, D'Fwine, Hayum, Teamster Sandwiches and the higlight of the meal: cheesy blasters. And how do you make a Cheesy Blaster, you ask? I'll let Liz explain:
And that's exactly what we did! Using this helpful recipe here, I took some hot dogs, stuffed them with some jack cheese, wrapped them in a pizza and we had cheesy blasters.
And I'm not even for one second going to pretend they weren't the greatest thing I've ever eaten. See what you're missing, vegans!
And that was my Lemon Party. A delight it was. Now let's leave 30 Rock in our rearview mirror and move on. Here's what else was keeping it awkward this week:
This Chicken Foot:
Because it is a chicken foot and it is just lying (laying? help!) on the floor of the subway. Grotesque. If you were to ask me what I love most about living in NYC I would respond "EVERYTHING!" But then if you were to ask what I hated most, I would say "except rent and chicken feet."
Because it is in my favorite pants and yes that is a picture of my crotch. You're welcome, Mom! She's so proud.
These black stretch jeggings from The Gap were my favorite pair of pants, bar none. I wore them a minimum of four times a week without shame. I look amazing in these pants. They're also about as close to pajamas as you could possibly get without actually wearing Pajama Jeans.
Well, they are no more. Last Saturday I wore these to a Crafting Party at a girlfriend's house (details on THAT to come next week!) and then went immediately out to a nearby restaurant to meet another friend for her birthday dinner. While gathering my things to head to dinner, my crafty friend asked "what do you have between your legs?" The answer, it turned out was absolutely nothing. Just air floating through a gigantic rip just three inches south of my babymaker.
I had two options: go home or find some other pants I could wear out to dinner. My host rummaged up a pair of black leggings that I thought I could rock solo, until someone pointed out that they were completely sheer and sporting a solid control top.
Tights are not pants, girls.
I managed to get my ripped pants on over top of the tights and in the dark of night it was hard to tell what a mess I was but oh, I still knew. Last week sweaters, this week pants.
I could not be classier.
And that's that. A short list, I know but I kind of had my hands full cheese shopping, so please forgive me!
And how was your week? Did you bare your hooty ha for all the world to see? Weep over a comedy TV show? Stuff a hot dog with anything fancy? You know I'd love to hear it.
Anything big planned for the weekend, too? I am going to be a Productive Pamela. I'm going to write (!), file my taxes, go to yoga, go to Trader Joe's and then I guess watch the Beyonce Bowl. I probably won't accomplish half of what I'm setting out to but I'm hoping that by putting my intentions out for the whole internet to see, I will feel guilted into getting shit done lest 'ye judge me lazy. Let's see if it works!
Ok, I'm outta here. Happy weekend, nerds!
xo Liz Ho