The Misadventures of the Hip and Fabulous: your guide to offbeat escapades, girls nights out, and long lasting friendships

The Misadventures of the Hip and Fabulous: your guide to offbeat escapades, girls nights out, and long lasting friendships

by Christine Zmuda


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This book is designed to provide out of the box ideas for more memorable girls nights out and other offbeat adventures. These ideas have been accumulated, tried, and tested from 10+ years of life with a gang of girls affectionately known as the "Hip and Fabulous™". Each chapter has tips that you can take off the shelf or add to them to make them your own. Over the course of this book, we will answer these questions and many more:•If you wanted your girlfriend to feel extra special, how would you throw a parade downtown in her honor?•If you invited Joan Jett to your own Roller Derby Event would she come?•What are the best and most difficult karaoke songs and do you sing louder in costume?•Is it possible to make your laundry room a "Zen Bar" and does the laundry still get done?"•What happens when you put a grown woman in a Ground Hog suit in the middle of downtown Washington, DC?•Art doesn't have to be in a museum to be art. How could you inspire your own friends to create exhibits for a gallery party in your home?•Can you really get an honorary key to the city without being a celebrity?•What is a more interesting venue than a hotel for a local staycation? •Can 12 women really get along and travel well together?As a fun provocateur, I hope to leave you laughing and provide you with the tools to cement your friendships with forever bonding experiences. Let's start a movement. Share your friend circle doing something Hip and Fabulous worthy on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #hipandfab. Life is not a spectator sport. Let us begin.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781721538669
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/15/2018
Pages: 70
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.15(d)

About the Author

Christine Zmuda was born on January 5, 1968 in the outskirts of Philadelphia, PA. She is the oldest of 4 girls. Christine moved many times growing up, but has lived for the last 30 years in the Washington DC area. This is where many of the stories in the Misadventures of the Hip and Fabulous take place. Christine attended Michigan State University for undergraduate earning a Bachelor's Degree of Arts. Christine later attended American University where she earned a Masters Degree in Marketing. She is married to her husband Paul and they have two children Haley and CJ.

As a full time technology executive, Christine strives to get the most out of life on weekends. By sharing this collection of offbeat adventures and unique ideas for girl's nights, Christine hopes that other friend circles around the world will adopt these ideas and share new ones for other women to benefit from. To make this world and ordinary days more extraordinary, Christine invites women around the world to tag photos of themselves in a Hip and Fabulous moment with #hipandfab. Let's start a movement of fun and good times!

Christine is also the Director of the Ted Rullo Foundation ( This is a not for profit which serves to provide scholarships for high school athletes who are interested in better serving their community. In her free time, Christine enjoys abstract painting (@ artgallerybyz on Instagram), golf and live music.

If you have comments or want to share your own story, feel free drop Christine an email at

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