My MIL was born in 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri during the Swing Dance Era, so my sister-in-law, Heather Martin, and I decided to throw her a huge surprise party and bring all her family into town. So we sent her to the spa for the day and transformed her home in 4 hours into a 1950's Jazz Club!
All the poodle skirts!
Cake & banana pudding
Activities / Games
Swing Dance Instructors and Photo booth
Chocolate instruments & Swing Dance CD
The look of suprise on the birthday girl's face when she walked in and saw her house transformed into a 1950's jazz club and all her friends/family there dressed to the T!
What People Ate
St. Louis style ribs, beer can chicken, mac & cheese, grits, collard greens, green bean casserole. 1950's appetizers: Cheese ball platter, crab dip, pigs n blanket, deviled eggs, shrimp cocktail, chex mix, and veggie tray.
What People Drank
Specialty drinks: The "Christini" Martini, The "Frittini" martini, beer, wine, and 1950's cocktails.
Most Touching Moment
Mother / Son dance :)
Us all trying to dance!