Leah had been planning a get together with her friends for a few weeks. She would not call it a party because she said that was to much pressure to make sure everyone had a good time. A get together they could come and hang out, play games, and have snacks. It took some coordinating with all their work and sports schedules. When we had first started planning it looked like it was going to be very hot. Leah wanted it later in the evening so they could play night games outside. But of course when the day arrived it was cooler and raining. As they started to trickle in they played some Dutch Blitz. Dave made a ton of popcorn and we had other treats out as well. Once everyone was here, they had some snacks and then played balloon volleyball with fly swatters.
It was determined that they thought it would be just dry enough to walk to Grandma's yard and play some games. (They needed hiding places and we only have an open field) The kids started finding all our gum boots and trying them on to see what they could wear. We gave them ice cream cones with magic shell to eat as they walked over.
They had a blast. We warned them about the electric fence and to not go into Jared's yard. They didn't listen to either one. They headed straight to the fence so see how much of a jolt they could get. Dave asked me if I had expected anything else when I told them. I suppose not. They stayed out till it was very dark and came back wet and happy. They had a few more snacks and got set up for one last game.
I think it was a successful get together. We hope to do it again in a few months. This is such a great group of kids. We feel so blessed that these kids have found each other. They are a joy to be around, love getting together, and are a lot of fun.