Monday, July 16, 2012
We went to a surprise 50th birthday party on Saturday for a dear friend of ours. I didn't take my camera because I wasn't sure how large the party would be and I only knew T and her partner and B and his wife.
As soon as we got to the party we sat and visited with B and his wife. We met P and in our conversation we found out that he worked with Michael's Aunt C. What a small world. He was a lot of fun to chat with. As soon as we found out that T arrived we hid. When she first came in she only saw a few people that were in the front part of the house. She was completely shocked. Then as she came in further we yelled surprise! Her mouth was literally hanging open. She is normally an up beat person but she was on cloud nine.
D, one of the hosts, made the majority of the food. He made mashed potato's that were out of this world. He told us what all was in it but, I do not recall what he said. He served them in these champagne glasses and added candied bacon, fresh cut chives and cheddar cheese. The candied bacon took 4 hours to make. D made little cob salads, bar b que chicken pizza, gourmet sandwiches, 3 different deserts he hand made and put in little glasses. As well as pintafors. There was a full bar. As well as a birthday cake. I don't recall what else was served. There was just way to much to choose from.
The food was great but the people were fantastic. From the time we walked in her friends accepted us. They were so much fun. At one point T's partner was getting the picture montage hooked up to the TV and was having problems. One of the ladies got up and sang and danced for us all. Then others joined in. We laughed from the time we got there until we left.
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