7.31.2012

you have a party ... in a barn

Just in case you want to have your birthday party in a barn like husband did, this is what you'll need:

One big red barn.
Lots of family and friends.
Kids are welcome {encouraged}.
A golf cart + a few scooters.
An air hockey table.
One snow cone machine (this is why you need the kids ... they make the best snow cones. But bring change, they will ask for money).
Lots of food.
Several coolers.
Nine dogs.

And a sunset like no other.

60 comments:

  1. Looks like a great time! In my opinion, a barn is a GREAT place to have a party. No messes in your house : ) Love the pictures!!

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  2. Kids are so enterprising these days. Charging for Snow Cones at a birthday party? That's genius right there.

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  3. Oh what beautiful pictures. I want a barn party complete with tractor rides, smiling children, and nine dogs.

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  4. oh i LOVE the pictures you took! when i look at them i feel like i was there and didn't miss out. looks like it was a good time! can't believe my dad finally got the entire barn dry-walled.
    and i have to comment on the pics of dean, c & b. love those.

    and harpo's socks w/ sandals? what am i going to do with him?

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  5. This looks like so much fun! I'll take all of it.

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  6. Oh yeah. That's our kind of party! Kids, dogs, family, friends, and of course...the country. Love the pic of the scooter with the "Sturgis" tag! You know, I'm a wanna-be biker chic. I have asked for a Harley for my 50th b-day next month.

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  7. Love all those pics - that looks like one fun barn party!

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  8. Air hockey table, whaaaat?! Way jealous. That's all I need at my party. I wonder if it's too late to convince the Fiance to let me have one at the wedding......

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  9. Oh my gosh that looks like so much fun! Next time I'd like an invite! LOL xoxo A-

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  10. Gosh it looks like so much fun!!!!!!

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  11. Wow that's seems like a lot of FUN :)

    XO, adropofbliss.blogspot.com

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  13. Sounds perfect. I love the look of barn parties and your list sounds just about right. :)

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  14. looks great. i would love to have a party in a barn, however there aren't many where i'm from. sad i know.

    K

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  15. Those are Harpos socks? I was worried it was Uncle John! Looks like loads of fun!

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  16. Your pictures are fantastic! Love love love the different perspectives. And how lucky to stumble across a vacant barn clean enough to have such a kick-ass party (ha)!

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  17. Such great photos. haha snow cone machine, love it. I used to line up all my halloween candy with price post-its under them and when I got home from school there'd be quarters instead of snickers. Kids like money! And Sherman looks so happy!

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  18. Totally random, but your husband has ALWAYS reminded me of someone... and it just came to me who it is! Ed from the Bachlorette. {don't slap me if you hate him! :)} Everytime I would see a picture of him, I would think he looked so familiar and it just hit me this morning! Ha! Like I said... totally ramdon!

    Looks like a fun party!!

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  19. Barn parties! Love them! Got any more pictures of the interior?? I'd love to see them!

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  20. that looks like so much fun!!

    and now i want to watch "sweet home alabama" :)

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  21. I think you forgot to mention socks with sandals:)

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  22. awesome pictures! looks like you had a lovely party! happy birthday to the hubby!

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  23. what a fun party! nine dogs? that's impressive! looks like it was a big success!

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  24. now that's a party! gotta love a good barn. :)

    xo, amanda

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  25. OH MY GOD SWEET HOME ALABAMA! that is the BEST line from a movie EVERRR!!!! I KNEW I LOVED YOU FOR A REASON...I MEAN, THERE ARE CLEARLY SEVERAL REASONS, BUT THIS? THIS SOLIDIFIES IT. AM I SERIOUSLY THE ONLY ONE WHO PICKED UP THAT REFERENCE? I AM GOING TO BE SMILING ALL DAY.

    oh my crap. i had the caps lock on. sorry about that. yikes.

    xo

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  26. oh goodness. That sunset...how were you able to drive away from that? Looks like a wonderful birthday weekend!

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  27. I love this! You are living my country life (sigh). Love the pictures!

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  28. this looks like my kinda party :-)

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  29. This looks like so much fun! Snow-cones? Always a win. Always.

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  30. This reminds me of a commercial.

    For Budweiser.

    When a guy comes home from serving overseas, and his friends and family surprise him with a party.

    And it's in a barn.

    I fuggin love that commercial. And I love this barn party, too.

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  31. looks like a blast! we used to throw barn/farm/field parties...they were always the most fun and the easier to clean up after, ha!

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  32. how fun is this! looks like good all country living :)

    xxS

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  33. hahaha. i about died when you said that kids will ask for money. it's so true. what's with that these days?

    that was definitely a rule growing up. "Amy, you can't ask for money."

    and Tiff!! Beautiful photos!!

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  34. this is amazing! id love to get married in a barn... too cool!

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  35. such a fun party! why wasn't i invited? loving all the pictures!

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  36. My husband and I almost got married in a barn! I think they make for the best parties EVER! Just my opinion. Loved all your photos :)

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  37. That looks like such a blast. I want a barn birthday party! Great pictures too!

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  38. your husband looks so happy with those kids on his lap in the golf cart!

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  39. That looks like one amazing day!

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  40. Looks amazing! Love your must have's list :)

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  41. I am pretty sure I want to live in the barn with the 9 dogs. You can have the huz though.

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  42. This looks like such a great party! The sunset is really beautiful too. The title reminds me of Sweet Home Alabama - "You have a baby... in a bar..." hahaha

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  43. Looks fun!! I adore barns, and a party in one, is the best!! Sweet photos!! xo Heather

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  44. What a fun party!!! I'm sure Dan loved it!! What a great idea.

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  45. I dominate at air hockey. Just FYI.

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  46. I only counted 5 dogs. You said 9. I want to see the other 4.

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  47. I'm gonna need a birthday party like this. October 14th. be there. and bring the dogs.

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  48. Sweet Home Alabama reference? haha. Love it! His party looks like it was a blast!

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  49. Duh!!! Barn parties are the best :-) Looks so fun, Tiff!

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  50. Sounds like my kind of party :)

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  51. I would love to have a barn. I'd have barn parties all the time!

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  52. aww this post was too cute. I love the "ingredients" for a good time :) My friends were married in a barn in Michigan and it was just beautiful!!!

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  53. looks like a great place for a party, & snow cones sound excellent!

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  54. Nine dogs! Sounds like a party I can get behind! I am happy Dan had such an awesome party!!

    Happy day!
    Kara
    ShawnKaraAndHeidi.blogspot.com

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  55. Oh, and I totally read your title like that line from Sweet Home Alabama "You have a baby...In a bar!"

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  56. Ahhh looks like you guys had an awesome party! I want to have a cool barn party like that too!

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  57. how perfect! looks like a great way to spend a birthday. loving all of these shots!
    xo TJ

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