Ben turns 30 this Tuesday, March 30th. It's his Golden Birthday year! We thought that an event of this magnitude deserved a weekend birthday party.
Dad was in charge of balloons, and he really outdid himself this year! His title has been upgraded from Balloon Man to Balloon KING!
Moss was the bartender for the night.
Dennis made his famous chipotle dip.
Dads telling stories.
Me and the birthday boy!
I made a huge salad with fresh blueberries and homemade blueberry dressing.
Cheryl made three kinds of lasagna!! Meaty, veggie...
...and shrimp with asparagus!
Time to dish up!
Mr. Studlyhunk rolled in just in time for dinner, naturally.
Brad and Carl showed up after dinner, to get in on the cocktail action.
Moss and Brad catching up.
Time for presents!
Everyone gathered to watch.
What could it BE!?!
New bike tires!
Vana gave Ben 80's Scene It, so we played that!
Party blower war!
Mmmmmmm!!!!!!!! Mom made banana cream pies!!!!!!!
Make a wish!
Brad and Carl ended up staying super late, and the party got pretty wild. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BEN!