Monday, February 25, 2008

Thank heaven for little girls

Here is a list of what six little girls (ages 7 to 11) consumed in a 18-hour period at my home last weekend:

Three 12" pizzas (double cheese, pepperoni, margherita)

1/2 nine-inch cake (homemade, green cake w/pink frosting per request)

1/2 gallon ice cream.

3/4 can ReddiWip

3/4 can chocolate Reddi-Wip

2 liters root beer

2 liters cherry vanilla Dr. Pepper.

1/2 bag Bugles

1/2 bag Funyons

1/2 bag TGIF mozzerella sticks

1 box peanut butter Kudos

1/2 lb bacon

One dozen pancakes

milk, juice

assorted candy in undetermined amounts

As for the soundtrack for this blessed event, can you say Fergalicious?


Sarah said...

and I wasnt even invited.

Nice window.

Nice cake.. can I put my request in for 8-8-08? thats when I will be needing an orange cake with hot pink frosting..

If you so wish to deliver!

DogsDontPurr said...

Uh...I think I'm having a diabetic episode just reading this! I need insulin! (And I'm not even diabetic!)

Anonymous said...

HOLY HYPERACTIVE BATMAN!!!! My 9 year old would have loved it...but wait...NO HANNAH MONTANA? YIKES!


Hal said...

Multiply the volume and incoherence by 100 when they become 8th graders.

Toby said...

Sounds just like parties when I was a kid except my mom was hip on the ReddiWip. There wasn't any (kids) getting high in her house. ;-)

Hi Erin!

Amy L. Hanna said...

Now that's Girl Power!

Anonymous said...

Adorable, adorable, now I see what I missed!

Had boys. Here's the difference:

1. Double all quantities. (this is a minimum--1 son alone can polish off a girly 9-inch cake).

2. Make cake w/black icing.
The following chew and show is a sight to behold.

3. Spend next 3 months mining those assorted candy wrappers out of every available household crevice. Start with sofa.

4. Substitute patio door graffiti for permanent marker on boy bedroom walls

Such fun....I wish they were little again!

danb said...

I'll have to admit that the green cake/pink icing thing may have brought on the urge to hurl, but I love that doll in the back. Love stinks, yeah, yeah...

Erin O'Brien said...

Two of the kids didn't stay overnight, so the late night snacks and breakfast items were consumed by just four little girlies.

At some point, I knew I would be cleaning mushed green cake from every surface of the house if I left it out overnight, so I actually hid the cake--a move which was protested by "Whar is the CAKE" in the center of the window.

I'm not even going to tell you people what the interior of the couch looked like in the aftermath.

Do take a good look at the window. My favorite is: I (heart) ME!

And maybe someone should tell Dubya that "pancakes Rule the world."

Helen Mansfield said...

Oh my gawd! That sounds like the best party ever, though I have to agree with Dogs -- my teeth ache just thinking about all that.

You have to be the coolest mom on the block with the most amazing spawn.

In theory, pancakes do rule the world, but it's vice president bacon who actually wields the power of the breakfast world.

deangc said...

No, I cannot say ferga... ferga...

can't say it.

SleekPelt said...

I love the monster doll. We bought one named Rusty for my son at an art festival in Toronto one year. Had my son been at the party. I also love that the 11-year-old(s) wrote "11 Rocks."

josh williams said...

This is so weird, I had the same thing for lunch today, sans the music. No music while I eat,it would confuse the natural rhythm while I masticate. Nice window paint, I'm thinking I need to get a bite to eat. Cheers JW

Toby said...

Gwar-Cake and you aren't going to tell us?

Helen Mansfield said...

Gawd Toby. I hadn't thought of Gwar in ... well I can't remember.

SleekPelt said...

Erin, I see that I didn't finish my "Had my son been at the party" bit. I was just going to say you would've needed a lot more food than that.

Diane Vogel Ferri said...

Oh how I miss those days . . . Diane

Velvet Fog said...

I bet that green dye will turn your poopers purple.
Good times.

SleekPelt said...

If the green dye doesn't do the trick, hook 'em up with some colloidal silver.

Erin O'Brien said...

Eveyone--go to sleekpelt's link!

And make sure you check the typos ...


fyi- red velvet cake, the real one made from scratch, calls for a couple gigantic bottles of red dye.

fyi2- make sure and warn folks who eat it that there may be some interesting potty breaks the next morning.

someone (not me!) ate a couple big pieces of red velvet cake once, and the next morning thought they were dying from some kind of massive bleeding ulcer when they went to flush the toliet. why didn't rachel tell me that would happen???

ok, it was me. learn from my tragic situation is all i'm sayin'!

green cake with pink frosting looks so much better.....