Rainy party.

My husband says my posts about parties are low on his list of favorites. In that case, I guess I need to keep perfecting my half written posts about: Tales of life in the classroom and Biking to a cool place in a tight outfit.

(He has other interests but teaching and biking came to mind first.)

But anyway… here is a short post about a par-tay.

My mom and 2 sisters all have spring birthdays. So I had this bright idea to throw something in the back yard. The bright idea of checking the weather before setting up, never occurred to me. Blame mom brain. So I was feverishly setting up, working myself into a mini frenzy with my girls all over, carrying stuff from all over, food cooking inside and, you know. I noticed the sky was getting darker and darker. I was just a-praying inside, the same thingΒ  over and over, but I`m guessing God was thinking, you have Weather.com for a reason.

To make these birds, you only need kabob sticks and a sheet of music (and glue).

No time to tend to children. We`ll dress her as soon as we can.

There they are. Someone finally got them dressed.

Well, the ending is that is rained and stormed in a way that I have not seen in a long time. The kind of sky that turns dark like it`s 8:00 at night…

So I hauled it all indoors. We watched the rain, ate, and had the coziest party ever.

I love rain. What I would not give for another rainy day like that…

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15 Comments

  1. Anita says:

    I love the sheet music bird.

  2. lisa says:

    i love your party decor…but love it more that instead of throwing a fit your outdoor party never happened, you EMBRACED the rain.

  3. jennie zimmerman says:

    Oh…i Love rain like that too! I love the decorations. Family parties are so fun….mom n sisters are the best.

  4. cindy says:

    imho, i’ll take a short par-tay post with pictorial support ANYday over… what? “Tales of life in the classroom and Biking to a cool place in a tight outfit.” πŸ™‚

    altho’ i might get a kick out of you conflating those interests into one great read…now there’s a thought. snicker.

  5. cindy says:

    and i love when cozy defines a party! yours looks and sounds just like that! and beautiful. you have a knack for beautiful!

  6. linda hershey says:

    well, i’m glad to see you are big girl blogger and think for yourself…because i do love those Jenny par-tays! πŸ™‚
    the outside party looked perfect. but sitting inside with sisters and mom….eating and listening to a rainstorm. eating some more…now THAT’S a party.
    i would LOVE to hear about biking in tight clothes. Ginny Coughman style.

  7. Shannon says:

    Now that sounds like a wonderful party! I love watching it rain! Cute kids you have!!

  8. linda hershey says:

    oh. and i just now ready your last post on “resting”…which means, something moms will do when they die, i think. Jenny, if i had the “time” i would sit here for the next hour and message you my EXPRESSIVE thoughts on what you said. just as an example, the other night i thought to myself, “Linda, we must run away. You and i. For surely there is two of us…there is NO WAY one person could be this tired.”

    • carmen says:

      LOL! Linda, you are too funny! I’ll have to remember that last line in the coming days when I’ve got that dead tired feeling too! running away….what a brilliant idea, and with a partner yet to boot! =)

  9. Michelle says:

    Love the way you roll with the punches. I need to learn some more of that. And I’m really hoping weather.com gives me happy faces Monday night because I don’t really want to get skilled at that rolling with the punches thing just yet.

    So cozy and fun! I love all the pink in those first pictures. Pink just always makes me happy.

  10. Rachel says:

    outdoor parties are soooo delicious! i cannot, CAN NOT get enough of them!
    the only downside is when they get rained out…i’m so impressed that you got all those pics before you had to move the party indoors…it looks like a very lovely time, and who better to celebrate than family!!
    hope you are having a great day Jenny!
    β™₯

  11. Heather says:

    Love the party pictures… And I’ll be waiting for the posts Galen asked for. I’m just not a big fan of the ultra tight bike clothes so maybe you could go light on the pictures for that post? πŸ™‚

  12. Kendra says:

    I have some outdoor parties planned for this summer so I’m sitting here drinking in all the details getting decor. inspiration. Everything looks lovely. Too bad you had to take it all back inside. But, I’m sure it was lovely indoors too:)

  13. julana says:

    i loved that rainy/stormy party! we’re alike in our love for rain days! yesterday when the sun shone bright was fun too (at pool) πŸ™‚ the party looked adorable outside too…

  14. carmen says:

    this par-tay blog gives me happy warm fuzzies! so precious.

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