Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Sweet Magnolias Celebrate St. Patty's Day Early and Celebrate Jacob's Birthday

Today Betty and I hosted the luncheon for our Sweet Magnolia group at The Blarney Stone Pub. We had a very special guest - my son Jacob. Jacob is home on R&R from Iraq for a few weeks and today was his 20th birthday. He joined me, so that we could spend the time together and so that he could thank the ladies for the cards they have sent him while in Iraq and a package that they just sent to him for his unit. He let them know that when he returned (and it would be there waiting for him) that he was sending it out to a unit in the field, as they do not get a lot of packages. They were happy to hear that. They spoiled him for his birthday. Several chipped in to buy his lunch, one gave him a monetary gift and the QM had brought a birthday cake for him, which was shared after lunch with everyone there. Yum! Again, I had made up treat bags and a mint patty pail for the centerpiece/door prize.
The treat bag for all and mint patty pail centerpiece/door prize.
Jacob with QM Brenda and the Sweet Magnolias
Jacob with his cake and Betty in the background.

This evening we took him and his girlfriend, Tammy out to dinner, his choice of restaurant and he chose one of our favorite - Sakura's Japanese Steakhouse.
Tammy, Jacob, Harold, me (Cindy)



Busy Bees Celebrate St. Patty's Day Early

On March 3rd Bobbie and I hosted the Busy Bee luncheon at The Blarney Stone Pub with an very early St. Patty's Day celebration. We played a left right game that I had written out, passing around a plant yourself little shamrock pot. We had made up some treat bags and gave the centerpieces as door prizes. We had a great time!



L-R: Beulah, Bobbie, Carole, Oneida, Katrina


Here are the treat bags we made up for all and one of the centerpieces (mint patty pail).