Daily Prompt: S/he Said

Pause whatever you’re doing, and ask the person nearest you what they’re thinking about (call someone if you have to). Write a post based on it.

Today… everyone I talked to was talking and thinking about my niece’s 50th Birthday Party that was held last night…

Her kids… two daughters and one son… decided that they would give their Mom a big 50th Birthday Party

404533_3073059819436_2049758362_nMom on right… Pretty aren’t they!

Her husband was in on it too…


and needless to say it couldn’t be a surprise… due to setting a good date , inviting people , deciding where to have it… who was going to do what…

Just too many details…

and they also knew their Mom would be so good in handling such a big event… she has that knack!…

So she knew some of what was going to happen but, still had a few surprises!…ANM0011

The date was setk11155743 invites were sent out in the mail ski0094and then announced on Facebook alsok11381665

The word was out!…

The party room was booked

The food menu was made

Drinks were ordered and decided upon…k1651220

Who was ging to bring what was decided…

A theme was decied on… to go along with 50…

Cake was orderedk6392297

Decoratiions bought

Balloons blown up…k8387673

Music was scheduledk5589720

Groceries bought

and then whoever could help with setting things up were on deck…

A zebra pattern evolved… black, white, gray colors… appropriate…k6663546

If anyone has put on a big party… you know all of the details

I was surprised at how smoothly it all fell into place … and when the clock struck 7:00 pm… Everyone arrived and had a terrific time

I estimated about 120 – 150 people actually came…

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The food was delicious and had plenty!…

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA A tiny bit of the food!

The music put a dance in your step…u13224153


The decoratins were so pretty…


and the Birthday Girl was surrounded with love and best wishes…


Photos of her last 50 years were there to be viewed… 62668_573684982664964_524462427_n

and from what I saw…

The party was a success!

2 thoughts on “Daily Prompt: S/he Said

  1. What a nice event! And a great turnout, so very successful! Big parties are a lot of work, but it looks like this one was a lot of fun too! ~ Sheila

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