On my last post, I was able to reminisce about the birth of my 2 wonderful daughters, as they turned 5 years old. For this post, I wanted to tell you all about the wonderful birthday celebration we had on Saturday. And it was wonderful - don't get me wrong. We have amazing family and friends that care so much about my girls, that I am so blessed. But I just have to vent...
First, for the money I spent on the party, we could have gone on a great 4 day vacation. The party was held at our house, we rented a bounce house, we had food and drinks. But feeding 30 people, bounce house rental and invitations really adds up!! And then I still have to set up and clean up when the party is over.
Second, there was the stress of the weather. When you rent a bounce house, you pray for no rain. And on Friday night, channel 8 told me all I had to worry about was the heat. HA! I woke up Saturday morning to thunder...which continued until noon!! All morning I kept thinking "what am I going to do with these kids if it rains?"
Third, there was the stress of houseguests. Yes - I had 6 extra guests at my house for the weekend. My in-laws, my sister-in-law, her husband, my 1 year old nephew and my husband's grandma. And that's all I have to say about that...
Now, to be fair, I understand that this is not about me. It is about my children having a wonderful birthday! But given that they love to travel, LOVE hotels, and have a great time anywhere with a pool, next year vacation here we come! Plus, I honestly think the girls can feel my stress (no matter how hard I try to hide it from them). So, the Dells in July 2012 anyone?
Thanks for reading!