Saturday, March 8, 2008

Someone Interrupted Our Plans


Ella's birthday is next week. We picked the date for her Pony party back in November, although we didn't finalize the time until last week. The risk you take when planning an outdoor party is, of course, the weather. I don't know about your area, but around here, the weather can change at the drop of a hat. Last Saturday, we had sunshine and the high was nearly 80. Perfect party weather. Would we be so blessed with good weather today? Not so much. After that beautiful day, the forecast showed a steady drop in the temps and the threat of snow quickly surfaced.


I held out on canceling the party for as long as possible. Usually when they predict snow, we don't get any. Guess there is an exception to just about every rule.

There was no birthday party today...only snowball fights and bites...and a snowman with one gimpy arm, big bug eyes, an ice cream cone nose and sunflower seeds serving as 'redneck' teeth.


Move over, Picasso. We've got you art right here. Who knew you could design a goofy face by throwing snowballs at your house??

The temps should be near 60 on Monday...we're shooting to have the party Monday. Until then, we're enjoying a family day: playing in the snow, playing our Wii and watching Tiger Basketball. Go Tigers!


15 comments:

Brittany said...

ah yes... My birthday plans were canceled for today, as well, due to our blizzard (we're up to about 15 inches)! I feel your pain Ella! I however was not planning on having ponies! What a lucky little miss! :) Happy early Birthday, Ella!

The Boyds Family said...

Great pics! Mine will be posted before the day is out...

The snow is already almost completely melted. It was fun while it lasted. Sorry it messed up your party plans, though...

Talk to you soon! Yvette

Heather said...

Well, at least you CAN plan outdoor parties in the winter--around here the warmest we get is a very muddy 65. :) And now it is snowing again. :)

Are You Serious! said...

♥ I love the snowman! So cute and snow angel! The snow does look beautiful. It's almost SPRING!!! :)

lauramatthews said...

fun fun!!!

Kellan said...

No party, but it looks like everyone still had fun!! I hope it works out for Monday.

I hope you are having a good weekend. Thanks for coming by today and for the continued prayers from my little nephew. He is doint well - hanging on and quite the little fighter. Take care and I'll see you soon. Kellan

jennwa said...

I am sorry about the party. Although, it did look like you guys had some fun today. I hope the weather decides to cooperate for you.
Happy Birthday Ella!!

Kelli said...

I love all the pictures. I love the snow.

Sniz said...

Oh bummer, bummer, bummer. But you look like you're having a fun family day anyway!

Beth said...

It looks like you had a great day anyway! Enjoy the party today!

Sniz said...

Have I told you how very cute the graphic at the top of this post is? I love it!

Doran & Jody said...

Fun Blog and thanks for stopping by. You sound a lot like me. I'll be back! And Happy Birthday Ella!

Lorrie said...

Looks like you all had a fun day despite the interuption!

L-

lauramatthews said...

hey! weather looks GREAT for this week!

qwuestion: how did you get the verse o' the day on your page? sermon yesterday was on the preciousness of the bible...and i would love to be reminded of that everyday by incorporating the verse o' the day on my page!!!

Angie said...

Being a March birthday myself, I learned a long time ago not to plan outdoor festivities for the event. I have a son with a March birthday. We are going bowling this weekend.

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