Friday, March 26, 2010

Boy, oh, boy

See this?

This is a picture of my house from last fall.

And this is my house at Christmastime:

It looks like a fairly calm, serene place, doesn't it?

Well.

In just a few hours, there will be fifteen (count 'em! 15!) 13-year-old boys here for my son's birthday party. And the weather forecast is for rain, so will they be outside playing basketball? Of course not.

Should be fun, right?

So what are you up to this weekend?


25 comments:

southerninspiration said...

Oh girl...first of all, what a pretty, pretty house....and second of all....may the force be with you!! LoL.....
Hope you survive...check back in and let us know you're still ok!! ;D

Suzanne

Kendall said...

Oh honey, you'd better go to the liquor store for provisions! Good luck with the party. I have a 14 year old; aren't teenagers fun? Sometimes I wonder when the aliens that snatched his soul are going to return it! hehehe

Your house is beautiful!

Acting Balanced Mom said...

Hope they can manage to not completely trash the place...they are quiet and reasonably well behaved if you keep shoveling food at them...

Southern Lady said...

Have fun with that you brave soul!
Carla

More than a Mom said...

Oh my. Good luck with all those boys! You're such a nice mom!!

And your house is gorgeous. I hope you have a little sanity in your weekend. :)

Love the Decor! said...

you are very brave!!!

Can you say margarita!!!?

Always Nesting said...

Love your home. Very inviting.

All those 13 year old boys at your house??? Your grocery bill will hit the roof this month :)

Mary Lou Rutledge said...

I bet you have a great time when they are there....and are worn out when they're gone.
Not many boys that age would want to come to someone's home. You're a blessed woman.
Have fun. Send details afterward.
Your house is beautiful..

Denise said...

I'll hopefully be in the garden cos it should be nice and sunny here! I hope the rain stays away so all your boys can play outside. I could not imagine a house full of that many kids, let alone boys of that age... good luck ;-)

Creative Decor by Brooke said...

Oh wow, I can only wish you the best of luck.
Brooke

Patti said...

Well, if you take a photo of the OUTSIDE of your home tomorrow at least we know it will look the same OUTSIDE....but the inside might be another story...hope you have LOTS of food - Good Luck - this is the age I teach, so I can just imagine!

Autumn Mist said...

Goodness, woman, are you CRAZY?! I'm sure it'll be a blast, but I wouldn't look forward to the clearing up afterwards. Hope you get some time to recover and have a good weekend.

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

I am sending a bottle of tequila via FedEx right now. NOT for the boys, of course, but for YOU. ;)

Have fun, and roll with the punches!!! :) You're a great mama! (PS. I love your house!)

Manuela@TPOH said...

Oh you poor thing! Sounds like a very high energy, noisy time at your house! I bet they all have a blast! Try to enjoy it!

Manuela

New Every Morning said...

You brave, brave woman!
Hope you have lots of food, video games, and carpet cleaner ready. ;)
Have fun!

Cyndi said...

Sounds like fun to me Richella! As long as you have lots of food, they'll be fine!
Courtney has her first wedding shower tomorrow. We're very excited!
Love your house!!
Blessings,
Cyndi

HeathahLee said...

Your house is SO pretty! And it will be after your herd of boys gets finished with it. It just might need a little airing out. LOL!

Melanie said...

Good luck with all of that:( Doesn't sound like fun.

Paula said...

Your house is so pretty! I love the design. I teach 13 year old boys and I don't envy you having the pack inside your house. Good luck!

Tracy said...

Oh those days weren't terribly long ago for me...what a brave soul you are! No doubt your fridge is well-stocked. Let us know how you and your home fare!

P.S. I love your beautiful home!

w said...

well how'd it go? i'm thinking they probably all sat in one big circle and played pat-a-cake. right?

kanishk said...

I wonder when the aliens that snatched his soul are going to return it!
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Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

Hey, Richella! Thanks for visiting me. I'm working on a stair project at my house & am excited to see it come together.

I just LOVE the outside of your home. So inviting!

Karen said...

Your home is beautiful! So how did the birthday party go? Did it indeed rain?

Kirstin said...

What a beautiful home you have

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