Monday, August 20, 2012

A Midsummer Party

My younger sister-in-laws and I planned a party a little while ago, and called it an "End-of-Detasseling/ Summer Party". Since our guests had just finished 3 weeks worth of walking in cornfields pulling corn tassels, we thought they needed a celebration. 
So, Sarah, Phoebe and I got to work.

For the favors, I made these little paper pouches.
 For the tags, I used this gift tag printable, from Jones Design Company.
The favors themselves, were little flowered hair clips, made by Sarah.
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We had miniature cheescakes, with chocolate chip cookie dough as the crust, to eat.
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Also some almond cookies, and strawberries dipped in dark chocolate.
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Lemonade was served in specially marked goblets, with fun straws.
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Phoebe made some seashell decorations, and we all transformed the living room with white tea candles, Christmas lights strung from the ceiling and white sheets, and fresh gladiolas.
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We played a few games and learned which of us wants to go to the American Girl Store in Chicago, which one wants to go to Europe, get married, own a vintage car, see a unicorn and so on and so forth. :)
The last game was, "drop the clothespins in the milk jar":
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It take a little concentration!
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1 comment:

  1. Looks like it was a fun party..love that clothespin in the jug game.....blessings

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