I have thrown my first party in the new house. After a
I was inspired by Erin Morganstern's The Night Circus to have a black and white circus theme. If you have been reading this blog for any amount of time at all, you probably know that I love a theme. A black and white scheme made shopping and decision-making more simple.
Since my new kitchen is still in a state of...uh, impracticality (more on that soon), I opted for a dessert buffet.
As always, our guests amazed us with their costumes.
Nathan and Holly won for Best Group Costume:
George won for Best Overall.
We played our annual game of Killer and again there were some memorable homicides.
We finished the evening by eating more treats and playing Mafia - more memorable homicdes and a lot of clever people.
The house was everything I had wanted for hospitality. Never mind the ants (soooo many ants), the lack of proper lighting, the missing fridge and the need for new siding. Those things will be fixed. Last night I sat in my new living room with nine of the best people I know, and I knew that this house is home.