Monday, April 28, 2008
Let's plan a party
We're having a backyard party on 5/10 to celebrate my graduating college. Hooray!
There are a few things we need to have a good time, food, fun, and for my in-laws not to come. Okay, that was tacky, but even DH admits it.
We're crossing our fingers that it doesn't rain and it's pretty enough to be outside the whole day. The thought of being trapped in my house with all of those people makes me break out in hives. I don't like crowds and I define crowds as more than six people at a time. We're expecting something like 20 people.
Mom and I sat down and figured out the menu and who's doing what. Right now the menu looks like this:
Brisket (Mom cooking)
Pickles, peppers, and onions
Chocolate cake (mom baking)
Dump cake (mom baking)
Homemade ice cream (DH in charge)
Iced tea and lemonade
I think we've got the food covered unless somebody can see something we've forgotten.
So, now we're down to the fun. I don't want a bunch of whiney kids hollering they're bored. On the same hand, I don't want to sit around and listen to gossip from the in-laws about the rest of the family. We'll set up the croquet course and probably the badminton net. What else do we need?
Water balloons? Water guns? Relay races?
What would you do? Help me out here.