Thursday, June 23, 2011

How to Throw an Adult Party


First you need adult loot bags!


I simply picked up some glass storage jars, bought lots of candy (including my fave candy necklaces and also some superhero candy!) and filled them up! This way, once they are done with the candy, they have a nice storage jar to keep. I kind of stole this idea from my aunt, who made similar loot bags for my uncle’s 60th birthday party last month.


Here’s a close up of the top. Stickers rock!
I took a fave childhood photo of myself and made stickers.
(There was also a thank you on the bottom of the jar).
I have made another 15 of these, for my family party this weekend.


Then you get your hair done, make sure your mani/pedi is looking good, take our your finest black sexy dress, your very new high heels, round up your husband on a Saturday night and you go out with your closest friends for dinner.


Make sure some of your best girlfriends are there.


Make sure the restaurant has the best apple caramel cheesecake ever.

Make sure to snap photos of you with your friends:


Make sure your birthday girl wine glass is always filled with some good red.

And that’s how you throw a birthday party!

After dinner 4 of us headed to the Casino. I took out $100 from the bank machine there + $2 service charge, when we got there. I was watching Jamie play blackjack for a long while, and then I finally went to play some slot machines. I played a $20 bill. After 2 or 3 different machines, I was down to my last dollar on it, and then I won 15 bonus spins and from that, it went up to $49.50. So I won $29.50. but..... $29.50 - $2 service charge for withdrawing the money = $27.50 - $1 tip for the drink = $26.50 - $20 I owed Jamie = $6.50. My big winnings! It was just fun to get out of the house for a bit.


Tara said...

I'll have to forward this to Phil for my birthday on Monday ;)

Maureen said...

And yet again I wish I lived nearby! That looks like quite the lovely party, Robyn!!

lspollock626 said...

Robyn - LOVE the favors! You look FANTASTIC!!!! Again, Happy 30th!!! xoxoxo

Vivian said...

I LOVE parties! Looks like so much fun!

Anonymous said...

Do you sleep, Robyn? Wow. You are rocking that black dress, and that looks like a blast. Caramel apple cheesecake and red wine? Yum!!

g-girl said...

goodie jars! I love it. You are one hot 30 year old mama in that black dress. :)

Dawn said...

Aww looks like you had such a good party!

Caroline said...

Sounds like you had a good time and you looked fabulous. I love the goodie jar idea!