Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Party Time!

I have not posted forever! I need to get back in the swing of things. I have missed so much and have so much catch up to do that I thought I would start with something a little more recent, and I wanted to post some photos for my mom & dad. So to start off....
We are expecting! That's right! Another baby for the Rosander house hold! I'm just a couple days shy of 18 weeks along. This has been an eventful pregnancy to say the least. That is another post one that will probably take more though and feeling, and way more emotion. Due to certain circumstances (another post) We now know the sex of the baby! We decided that being as this will most likely be our last baby we would change things up and do something a little more fun than just the it's a boy or it's a girl kind of thing. So we (ok, I. We all know where Kris stands on the party thing) decided to though a "Gender Revealing Party" for the family. So although we knew on Tues the 18th (my b-day) we made everyone wait until that Sunday. This was pure torture for some, but pure delight for me!:) I know totally evil! Here are all of the photos and details for my mom! Disclaimer: the photos are crap, I know! Don't judge! I was lucky to get the few shots I did get, I didn't get a shower and I looked HAMMERED, but I got shot for you mom! So here was the party. We did kind of a circus theme being as
"3 will be a circus"
We had a set up as you came in the front door with pink girl pins and blue boy pins with a big sign that said "Pin on your pick"! I also put a boy and girl vinyl sticker on the windows of the study. So once everyone pinned on their pick they headed down stairs were we had dinner all set up.

We made the dinner super easy with just a bunch of frozen pizza (my all time fav is Frecheta) then did a big chines chicken salad and big pasta salad! Lot's of drinks.

All of the pizza was not done yet, so there are a few empty plates. Kids plates were on the table.

Grown up plates.

Not all of the drinks had been put out.

The kids table was set up in the kitchen with a chalk board tablecloth on it with a bowl of chalk and a rag to wipe of what they wanted to !

For the treats we kept it really simple as well. I didn't want to have to make a lot or have people have to bring stuff, So we did kind of a candy bar. We had suckers, skitels, big sweetish fish, mike and ikes and then I made cupcakes. We had bags on both ends of table that the gusts could fill up and enjoy during the night or take home with them.

The last touch was the photo booth. I hug a big curtain from the ceiling and then got a hug box and covered it with a table cloth and put all kinds of photo props on there mustaches, boas, necklaces, crowns, helmet and shield, and cowboy hat. Then I put my point and shoot camera on the box with the props and let people take pics all night long.

Here are just a few of the fun snap shots from the night!

Then came time for the big reveal... We took team pics.

Team Blue

I think we missed a few, or they got cut out. Sorry!

Team Pink

Once it was time for the big reveal I took all of the props off the box uncovered the box and here it is! DON'T JUDGE ON THE CLOTHES, SIZE, HAIR OR LACK OF MAKEUP. I didn't have time to get ready! Really scary I know! Just love me for me! xoxo


Kari said...!!! How super duper exciting *EEK* Not only a fun and exciting party but a THRILLING announcement! Congrats to you guys on that 3rd girl ... they are so fun!

Pres. & Sis. Baird said...

How fun!!! Thanks for letting me experience your party.
I am so excited it's a girl. You still need 2 more to catch up with me.

Ashley said...

Congratulations Lindsay! You are one amazing party-thrower! Love it! Yeah for girl #3. Glad she is well and you too.

Kelsie Peterson said...

Congrats on baby girl #3! You are an amazing mom. Your girls and husband are so lucky!

Jodi said...

Congrats Linds!! What a great party! I had 3 girls (in between my 2 boys) and they are a riot! Life wouldn't be the same without them!! WE STILL NEED TO MEET UP FOR LUNCH SOMETIME!! :)

Micah & Kat said...

It was such a fun party, I am glad I was part of it. Can't wait to meet my new niece in a good 5 that is quick

Natalie said...

Hey Linds. You are wonderful. I want you to know you have been in our prayers and thoughts! I was so excited to hear everything was okay. We love you.

You ARE an amazing party thrower! I need a tutorial on those awesome banners. Did you use paper or fabric and are the letters printed on there or are they vinyl. Talk about a lot of work!

Love you. I hope you'll be able to come to the shower for Lisa next Thursday. I'd love to see you and chat! Congrats!

EJNielsen said...

So fun and congrats! Looks like you had a blast! Hey where did you get the chalk board table cloth? that's a great idea and I've been looking for something like that.

Ellison Family said...

Yeah!!! How exciting!! Congratulations! nothing like little girls to keep life exciting!!

Posh Petals said...

Congrats on girl #3! Your kiddos are getting so big. Good luck with your pregnancy.

Camille said...

That is so exciting! we couldn't be happier for you and jeff is sitting here saying how glad he is we won't have to ever have a revealing party like that...not to mention we never had a revealing party! that all looked amazing and so much fun! can't wait to see you guys...did we ever find a date that worked to go out?? i will text you and we will get it figured out :)

Brooke said...

Seriously....please be my personal party planner! A.m.a.z.I.n.g! Such a fun idea! Can't wait to meet her! Xoxo

Steph H said...

What a fun party! Even when you say you "throw it together" it still feels like you go all out-- way more fun than my parties. I love the chalkboard cloth for the kids and all the cute decor and the photobooth and the candy table and everything. Wow! And hooray for another girl! You make really cute girls so a third will be a charm :)

The Wyler Family said...

so happy for you guys! congrats! looks like a super fun party. someday i'm going to hire you to plan parties for me. :)

Neysa said...

WOW....CONGRATS Lindsay...another girl. SO FUN! I am sooo happy for you. When is the due date?