Monday, January 2, 2012

Gettin Old Ain't for Sissies!!

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My grandmother said it best on her 87th birthday, "Gettin Old Ain't for Sissies".  This couldn't be a more fitting phrase this year.  My father recently celebrated his 60th birthday, my grandmother her 87th, and my husband his 30th tomorrow. 


Here are some pictures from my father's casino themed birthday party:

The entire crew at my father's birthday party.


Antipasto Kabob recipe from the Hungry Housewife


German Chocolate cake balls made by my soon to be sister in law.

Chinese Salad in wonton wrapper cups

We had two black jack tables and one craps table for the party.  Everyone was given $5000 at the beginning of the night and at the end you could buy one raffle ticket for $5000.  I think I ended the night with $35,000 (if only it were real money) so I was able to get 7 raffle tickets. 

The prizes were Las Vegas themed and each prize contained a bottle of wine, a snack food, and cocktail napkins or a corkscrew that represented the different casinos in Las Vegas.



My hubby won the Bellagio prize!


The party was a huge success and I think everyone had a lot of fun! 





~Julia
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