The boy wanted a "Friend" party this year for his birthday. We've been putting this off simply because he hadn't really had that many friends close to home and we were trying to avoid the expense. Well this year he has lots of friends. Unavoidable. That is not so much my problem.
My problem is this. I am up to me ears in plans. Plans for the Friend Party. Plans for the Family party that is to take place 2 weeks PRIOR to the friend party. The family party is a combined birthday party for Aedan and Chloe just for family. Nothing major. Dinner, cake and ice cream and no theme per say.
Have I mentioned I HATE planning parties? I despise it. No I take that back.. I love planning them when I have time and loads of money to do it. None of which I have at the moment. I just quickly wrote up the menu for the family party. Anyone hear the words "you get what you get and you don't get upset" lately?
Luckily the Friend party will be at Bounce U so all I need to do is cake and party bag. But I'm working with a Lego Star Wars theme and wouldn't you know it.. there is no party supply on earth for a Lego Star Wars Theme. So I am making EVERYTHING from scratch. Invites, because the ones they give you at Bounce U just aren't enough and handcrafted *themed* party bags for the little ingrates.
The kids at the family party get halloween candy bags because it's the day before halloween and I have a bunch already stuffed for Aedan's class and was just given a note that certain parents are responsible for certain things for his party and I am not one of those parents.. wel la di da. Suck it. I send in the pencils and call it a day. But I digress.
I Hate parties. Oh and then I am having company on Halloween.. just my sister and her family to trick or treat but it's a big deal here so we'll have food and drinks and it's like a block party.. so there's more planning of sorts.
I really need to get my ass in gear. Hell. At least I got 1 menu written up.
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