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Thank you for being a friend….

This past weekend was CRAZY. Birthdays, Halloween, football. Have I mentioned how much I love the holidays, entertaining and a house full? Well as of today I can check off all three.

The fun started on Saturday with a Golden Girls themed birthday dinner for a childhood friend.

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After hearing she was coming to town and wanted to celebrate I jumped right into entertaining mode (overlooking the fact that Halloween was 2 days later and We’d invited the neighborhood over…another party for another day)

First things first…a theme! Every party needs a theme right? Ever since we were little she has LOVED The Golden Girls. With this knowledge + an all girls dinner= theme decided!
Next came the invite…

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Simple, not cheesy and leaves (no pun intended) the door open to decor (which will be minimal, its is also Halloween too!)

Finally down to the nitty gritty…budget, food, beverages & to-do lists.

Thanks to Pinterest and Apple Numbers Party Template this was accomplished in one evening while enjoying a glass of wine!

The table was simply set with some simple DIY placemats…

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and my grandmothers china & silver…

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A.L.P. Golden Girls themed dinner party

Another dear childhood friend who is beyond thoughtful and creative made these koozie party favors!!!

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Throw it all together with some yummy food and you have a nice evening with friends…

Apps & cocktails:

Cheese platter w/ Apple Cider mimosas

A.L.P. Golden Girls themed dinner party

Apple Cider MimosaComplements of The Cookie Rookie
The Cookie Rookie

Main Meal:

Oil & Vinegar salad (family recipe)

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Brie/Tomato/Basil pasta dish & french bread

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via The Unconfidential Cook

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Thank you for being a friend….

Amy

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